Welcome to the Umbria Blog
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.
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As every year and everywhere in the world also in Umbria the preparations for Christmas are on their way. There are many Christmas initiatives, markets, nativity scenes inside and outside. In Gubbio the largest Christmas tree in the world has been lit again. Many...
Carsulae The Roman city Carsulae was founded along the Via Flaminia in the time of the Roman Emperors. The construction of the Via Flaminia took place around 220 B.c. and one thinks that Carsulae’s growth took place in that period as well. Carsulae had a...
In Italy, many abbeys and churches are built in breathtaking places and often are centuries old. On the website “i luoghi del silenzio” many of these abbeys have been collected. So is the abbey of San Salvatore di Montecorona, near Umbertide. Here you immediately...
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.