3 Umbria’s authentic very small medieval villages or “borghi”

Posted by Claudia on January 24th, 2015 — in Italy, Umbria

Discovering Umbria‘s amazing castles and old borghi, medieval villages still intact! We choose to describe three marvellous spots: Paciano and Monte Castello di Vibio, famous for its oil, Massa Martana, famous for the many ancient churches. Read the rest »

Amazing family-trips in Central Italy

Posted by Claudia on February 28th, 2013 — in Italy, Rome and Surrounding, Tuscany, Umbria

If you have a family and you want to go on vacation in Italy with your kids no worries at all. Read the rest »

Perugia, a medieval jewel in the heart of Italy

Posted by Claudia on December 30th, 2012 — in Umbria

Perugia is a well-preserved medieval walled steep hill town with Universita’ per Stranieri, a wonderful place to learn Italian, and it is indeed a very famous Italian language school for foreigners. Read the rest »

Explore Perugia

Posted by internetauthor on May 28th, 2012 — in Umbria

If you’ve had your fill of the major Italian cities (is it even possible?), take a day or two in a smaller town to experience what some of the other areas of Italy have to offer. Read the rest »

Perugia: a short itinerary

Posted by grazia on November 15th, 2011 — in Italy, Umbria

Perugia Panorama Perugia is an ancient city located in Umbria, a region in central Italy. It is a very popular tourist destination both for Italians and foreigners due to its rare beauty, the richness of museums and monuments and the nature around it. Read the rest »

Etruscan Landmarks in Umbria and Tuscany

Posted by internetauthor on April 3rd, 2011 — in Umbria

Italy has a rich heritage dating back thousands of years, but many forget that there were residents of Italy even before the Coliseum and Temples. Read the rest »

Perugia: The Capital of Italy’s Green Heart

Posted by internetauthor on March 4th, 2011 — in Umbria

Rich with pastures and rolling hills, Umbria is next to the more popular Tuscany, but this relatively non crowded land is often called the Green Heart of Italy thanks to the sheer number of parks located there. Read the rest »