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TOURING ITALY: UMBRIA

Italy travel guide: Travel tips, tours, "what to do" in region Umbria

Umbria - The Historic Centre of Gubbio
The Historic Centre of Gubbio

Umbria : The Historic Centre of Gubbio

Umbria : View from Castelluccio of Norcia

Umbria : Umbrian Landscape

Umbria : View of Todi

Umbria : The Castle of Poreta

Umbria : The Marmore waterfalls - 7 km from Terni

Umbria : Rocca of Spoleto

Umbria : Lake Trasimeno

Capital city: Perugia

Provinces: Perugia, Terni

Umbria is located in central Italy. Its territory composed mainly of lush rolling hills and mountains. The Apennine Mountains rises here to over 2400 meters (Mt. Vettore).

Umbria has beautiful countryside, vineyards, archaeological sites (including Etruscan), hilltop villages and six national parks.

Perugia is the capital of Umbria, a cultural center with University. The town of Assisi lies on the slopes of Mount Subasio about 400 meters height. Orvieto was founded by the Etruscans and it is built on a tufa rock.

Food & Wine: 'Orvieto Doc' is one of the most famous Italian wines. 'Orvieto Classico DOC' , 'Orvieto Superiore DOC', 'Orvieto Classico Superiore DOC', 'Trebbiano', 'Procanico', 'Grechetto'

Cuisine: 'Crostini with truffle', (little toasted bits of bread topped with various spreads and truffle), 'Gnocchi of castrato', Black truffles, 'Porchetta' (Pork stuffed, herbed), 'Cinghiale' (wild boar is often eaten over pasta as a sauce or as the main course), 'Castagnaccio'(a cake made out of chestnut flour)

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Great travel tips: what you should not miss when visiting region Umbria

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Assisi, a beautiful art city where religion and history meet

Itinerary: Assisi

Central Italy

Assisi, a beautiful art city where religion and history meet

Assisi, the native town of St. Francis where art, religion, history meet and where the Middle Ages seem to come alive

Cat.: Sightseeing

Type: Art Cities

Region: Umbria

Perugia, visiting the ancient Etruscan art city in Umbria

Itinerary: Perugia

Central Italy

Perugia, visiting the ancient Etruscan art city in Umbria

A walk in Perugia to discover its Etruscan and Medieval history, beautiful churches, momuments and works of art

Cat.: Sightseeing

Type: Art Cities

Region: Umbria

Orvieto, a charming Medieval town in Umbria

Itinerary: Orvieto

Central Italy

Orvieto, a charming Medieval town in Umbria

Orvieto is a beautiful ancient city in Umbria, located on a cliff and rich in religious and archeological treasures

Cat.: Sightseeing

Type: Art Cities

Region: Umbria

Bevagna, one of the most amazing art cities in Italy

Itinerary: Perugia, Bevagna

Central Italy

Bevagna, one of the most amazing art cities in Italy

Bevagna, the Medieval Umbrian village 26 miles sud-est of Perugia, is one of the most amazing art cities in Italy

Cat.: Sightseeing

Type: Art Cities

Region: Umbria

Among ancient fortresses and Medieval villages in Umbria

Itinerary: Terni, Amelia, Castel dell'Aquila, Dunarobba, Montecastrilli, Carsulae

Central Italy

Among ancient fortresses and Medieval villages in Umbria

In the south of Umbria discovering fortified Medieval villages, medieval castles, fortresses and ancient Roman ruins

Cat.: Sightseeing

Type: Countryside

Region: Umbria

In the heart of the Umbrian Middle Ages

Itinerary: Assisi, Bastia Umbra, Spello

Scenic Drive - Central Italy

In the heart of the Umbrian Middle Ages

In the heart of the Medieval Umbria along the road that links Bastia Umbra, Assisi and Spello, among the green hills

Cat.: Sightseeing

Type: Countryside

Region: Umbria

Scenic drives in Italy through Sibylline Mountains in Umbria

Itinerary: Sibylline Mountains, Spoleto, Visso, Castelsantangelo sul Nera, Castelluccio, Preci, Norcia

Scenic Drive - North Italy

Scenic drives in Italy through Sibylline Mountains in Umbria

A scenic drive in Umbria to discover the magnificent, lunar landscape of the Sibylline Mountains National Park

Cat.: Sightseeing

Type: Countryside

Region: Umbria ->the end in Marches

Walking along the roads of Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG

Itinerary: Montefalco

Central Italy

Walking along the roads of Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG

Sagrantino DOCG Wine is a typical local product of Montefalco, a Medieval Umbrian village rich in countless treasures

Cat.: Food & Wine

Type: Countryside

Region: Umbria

Norcia and the black diamonds of the Umbrian cuisine

Itinerary: Norcia

Central Italy

Norcia and the black diamonds of the Umbrian cuisine

Norcia, located in the green Umbria, is an ancient village renowned for its black truffles growing in the nearby area

Cat.: Food & Wine

Type: Countryside

Region: Umbria

Inside the cyclopean walls of the ancient Amelia, Umbria

Itinerary: Amelia

Central Italy

Inside the cyclopean walls of the ancient Amelia, Umbria

Discover the ancient town of Amelia, in Umbria, rich in history, Medieval buildings, churches and cyclopean walls

Cat.: Sightseeing

Type: Art Cities

Region: Umbria

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