Discover art in Brufa, Torgiano

Discover art in Brufa, Torgiano

About Brufa On a sunny winter's day in January, I found myself enchanted by the hidden charms of Brufa, nestled in the heart of Umbria. Guided by Alessandra of Ziarelli Country Loft, I explored this quaint town, once a fortified settlement between Perugia and Assisi....

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Christmas Magic in Umbria

Christmas Magic in Umbria

Christmas magic in Umbria: a festive wonderland In the heart of Italy, Umbria transforms into a magical wonderland during the Christmas season. Picturesque towns and villages, such as Gubbio and Castiglione del Lago, spare no effort to claim their spots as the most...

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Festa del Bosco in Montone

Festa del Bosco in Montone

As the endless Indian Summer bids adieu, Umbria invites the crisp and colorful embrace of autumn. The landscape transforms into a mesmerizing tapestry of fiery foliage, while the aroma of traditional Umbrian dishes fills the air. Among the highlights of this vibrant...

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Nativity scenes in Umbria

Nativity scenes in Umbria

Nativity scenes in Umbria represent an important Christian tradition. In fact, not everyone knows that the first nativity scene, made in Greccio in 1223 (near Rieti), was the work of Saint Francis of Assisi. Hence why during the holiday season, in the historical...

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Alberto Burri in Città di Castello

Alberto Burri in Città di Castello

Città di Castello is a lovely little town in the North of Umbria. We visited this town on several occasions. It has a pleasant city centre, with some good restaurants and markets. On the third Sunday of the month, for instance, there is a flea and antique market in...

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