Umbria Blog | a yearly market in Todi ‘San Martino’

Umbria Blog | a yearly market in Todi ‘San Martino’

The medieval town of Todi is situated on top of a hill overlooking the surrounding green hills.  Except for the 16th Century Church of Santa Maria della Consolazione, the musea, the cosy squares and the old houses are almost all inside the antique city walls. Quite a few activities and events are organised in Todi, like the yearly market on November 11th, Saint Martin’s day. […]

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Pictures of autumn in Umbria

Pictures of autumn in Umbria

It was a lovely sunny autumn day today, we picked olives and generally enjoyed the autumn weather which got me thinking that I’d scroll through my old pictures. Here is an impression of autumn in Umbria through some pictures, recent and less recent but all made in autumn. – Posted by Saskia van der Bolt –

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Mushrooms but not Porcini.

Mushrooms but not Porcini.

Hunting season has begun and not only for wildboar (actually the wild boar hunting starts this Saturday). Mushroom hunters can be seen all over the country site. Someone from a nearby village always parks his car near us so he can quickly reach his favourite mushroom hunting grounds. While walking in the garden I encountered him and we had a little chat. No Porcini purtroppo […]

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