Montefalco is a small town in Italy, Umbria region. Its name means "Falcon's Hill" and comes from the wonderful views that can be seen from the hill of the town. Montefalco was ruled by the Romans, Lombards, and for a time was a free town. From 1446 until the unification of Italy in 1860 it was within the boundaries of the Papal States. Montefalco is now famous for its wine production.
The most interesting sights of Montefalco are: the Gallery in the Church of St. Francis, with a cycle of frescoes by Benozzo Gozzoli and a collection of paintings by Perugino, Melanzio, Pier Antonio Mezzastris, Antonio Romano, Tiberius d'Assisi, etc.; the Church of St. Augustine; the Church of St. Fortunatus; the Church of St. Illuminata, etc.