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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Borghi più belli: Castiglione del Lago

Borghi più belli: Castiglione del Lago

Welcome to Castiglione del Lago, the picturesque jewel of Lake Trasimeno. Rightly acclaimed as one of the borghi più belli, the most beautiful villages in the country, this walled town in Umbria is a cozy holiday paradise. Charming acquaintance Once you've climbed the...

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Madrevite, wine experience

Madrevite, wine experience

The Madrevite winery Madrevite, a winery and farm, was established in 2001 in the municipality of Castiglione del Lago on the border between Umbria and Tuscany. It has an enchanting panoramic position overlooking Lake Chiusi and Lake Montepulciano. The name Madrevite...

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Biking along the Trasimeno Lake

Biking along the Trasimeno Lake

August 15 is a bank holiday in Italy: Ferragosto. This national holiday celebrates the Assumption of the virgin Mary into heaven, the day when Catholics believe that God took the body of Jesus' mother Mary into heaven to reunite with her son. August is the traditional...

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Wakeboard park Perugia

Wakeboard park Perugia

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 in Perugia.  During this time of the year that we are busy with our summer season, it also is the time...

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Pizzeria Calandrino in Castiglione del Lago

Pizzeria Calandrino in Castiglione del Lago

Marco comes from Rome and since this summer season he works as a waiter in pizzeria - osteria Calandrino in the centre of Castiglione del Lago. My apartment is situated just above this restaurant. When passing by the good smells stimulate your appetite  but in the...

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