Umbria Blog | A day trip to the Marmore Falls in Terni

Umbria Blog | A day trip to the Marmore Falls in Terni

The Marmore Falls, Cascata delle Marmore, are situated in the Valnerina near the town of Terni. The total height of the waterfall is about 165 m. This park is used by men and women, young and old. It yearly attracts quite a number of visitors in Umbria. The Marmore Falls is the tallest man-made waterfall in Europe! The story about the origins of the hand-made […]

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Umbria Blog | visit La Pergola and eat like barbarians

Umbria Blog | visit La Pergola and eat like barbarians

Between Lake Trasimeno and Perugia are the holiday apartments of La Pergola. It has nine apartments and a large pool. At 4 km distance is Castel Rigone where you find a bakery, a bar and a grocery store. Friends of mine were on a holiday at La Pergola in apartment Orvieto. They were five adults and a baby. Of course I already knew the apartments, […]

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Umbria Blog | Wakeboard at Lake Trasimeno

Umbria Blog | Wakeboard at Lake Trasimeno

Important: The wakeboard park at Lake Trasimeno has moved to San Sisto in Perugia and is now called Perugia Wake Park. Since a few years there is a wakeboard park at Lake Trasimeno.  During this time of the year that we are busy with our summer season, it also is the time that family and friends spend their holiday with us.  By now their children […]

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Oasi La Valle @ Lake Trasimeno

Oasi La Valle @ Lake Trasimeno

The Trasimeno Lake is the largest lake in the centre of Italy and the fourth lake of Italy, after the Como Lake. It is also a shallow lake, only about 6 meters at it’s deepest point. It is a wetland, only fed by rainwater and it belongs to one of the Living Lakes of Unesco. The lake and it’s immediate surroundings are a nature reserve […]

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Easy Rafting in Umbria

Easy Rafting in Umbria

With my family over for holiday, we decided to entertain the kids (and us!) and booked an easy rafting session at the Pangea  outdoor centre in Scheggino. It was an excellent day out and both the children and ourselves had a great day. The Pangea Outdoor Centre offers various activities, but for families with small children, I suspect the easy rafting is most fun. Even small […]

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Scivolo means slide!

Scivolo means slide!

Well of course you knew that but did you know that the public swimming pool of Umbertide has just opened the biggest slide in Umbria? I’m no expert on slides in Umbria but I haven’t seen many big slides here so being the biggest what does that mean? Well since we are visiting the Umbertide pool several times a week, we had a good look.  […]

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