In the heart of Italy is the lovely region of Umbria, and in the heart of that region is the town of Assisi – known the world over as the home of Saint Francis of Assisi. Read the rest »
This beautiful region in the center of Italy is often called the green heart. Rolling, lush hills and spectacular sights make the region relaxing, rejuvenating and just plain fascinating. Read the rest »
Popular with tourists who are anxious to skip the crowds of Rome, Florence and Tuscany, Umbria is just far enough off the beaten track to not attract the large swarms of Italian tourists in the summer months, but full of the same sorts of scenery and treasures you’d expect from the most popular areas of Italy. Read the rest »
Marmore Falls are located near Terni in Umbria. A short excursus on their importance and beauty. Opening times and a bit of history.
Umbria, the lovely region directly in the calf of Italy’s boot is lovely for many reasons – the least of which is its simplicity. Read the rest »
When planning a trip to Italy, you’ve likely included the hot spots – Florence, Rome, Milan – but when you begin planning a stop in the Italian countryside, are you immediately considering Tuscany? Read the rest »
If you want to truly experience life in Italy, head out into the more rural areas of the country, and then find a community festival, or sagra. Read the rest »