Welcome to the Umbria Blog

We are Villa in Umbria and we manage the Umbria blog, as well as a holiday rentals website. We live and work in the area, and enjoy
sharing our experiences with you.

Umbria is a beautiful region in the centre of Italy. Cities like Perugia, Assisi, Spoleto, Todi and Orvieto anybody will have heard of. We want to give you some insiders view of our daily life in this mainly rural part of Italy. If you ever travel to Umbria you may find some good suggestions here.

We hope you will enjoy this blog. Feel free to leave comments or ask questions.

Anello Acquedotto Romano

Anello Acquedotto Romano

Anello Acquedotto Romano: loop walk of 10 km between Spello and Collepino This walk on the southern flank of Monte Subasio offers just about everything that can make a walk attractive: two medieval villages, a trip through olive groves with beautiful views, rich...

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5 Big benches in Umbria

5 Big benches in Umbria

Since the summer of 2022, there are 5 Big Benches to discover in the vineyards of Umbria. What are Big Benches? The Big Benches (Panchine Gigante) are an art project conceived and designed by American architect Chris Bangle and his wife Catherine. They live in...

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Sightseeing in Umbria

Umbria is a beautiful Italian region with a lot to see, explore and do. It is the only landlocked region of Italy and also called the green heart of Italy. Its many medieval villages, authentic food and excellent wines are all good reasons for a relaxing holiday.

Attractions in Umbria

You’ve booked your holiday in Umbria? Here is an overview of places of interest.

Markets in Umbria

Love to visit a local market during your holiday? Here is a list of markets in Umbria.

Events and local festivals

Indulge in the local atmosphere of a music festival, a Sagra, or a village festival during your holiday in Umbria.

Children in Umbria

Are you looking for some activities to do together with your children? Here are some ideas for children in Umbria.

Newsletters about Umbria

The newsletter is sent once a month and in it we share our blog stories, events or festivals that we think are worthwhile and news about Villa in Umbria holiday rentals.