Discover Montefalco

MontefalcoMontefalco may seem to be just another small town in the hills of Umbria, but those who’ve walked its narrow streets and gazed at the scenery stretching all directions from the Piazza del Comune know that Montefalco is truly “The Balcony of Umbria.” La Ringhiera d’Umbria In ancient times, Montefalco was called Coccorone. Read the rest »

PINTURICCHIO in Perugia and Spello from February 2nd to June 29th 2008

Pintoricchio Self-PortraitPINTORICCHIO in Perugia and Spello from February 2nd to June 29th 2008 By celebrating the 550th anniversary of the birth of Bernardino di Betto, better known as Pinturicchio (or Pintoricchio), the initiative dedicated to him and patronised by the Italian Culture Ministry in collaboration with Regione Umbria, Provincia di Perugia, Comune di Perugia, Comune di Spello and the Cassa Risparmio Perugia foundation, aims to renew the curiosity of both public and critics for one of the leading artists of the Italian Renaissance – considered a symbol of Perugia – as well as in the artistic heritage of Umbria as a whole. Read the rest »