wine tasting in San Gemini Umbria

wine tasting in San Gemini Umbria

Maybe the wine production in Umbria is limited but the wine itself is excellent. The prices are good, Umbria is a great place for wine lovers! Orvieto’s white¬†wines and the Montefalco Sagrantino wines are some of Italy’s best known wines. This time we headed out to the south of Umbria, cantina Ponteggia in San Gemini. A place close to the city of Terni and the […]

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Sibillini Mountains National Park

Sibillini Mountains National Park

Sunday July 20 I joined a hiking tour with Alessio from Trekking in Umbria to the Mount Borghese (2145 m) and the Mount Porche (Mount Bellavista 2233 m) in the Monti Sibillini mountains. The views during this tour were stunning. Flowers were everywhere near¬† Castelluccio and the three valleys: Vallelunga, Vallinfante and Valle del Lago. At the top of the Mount Porche on the east […]

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Bevagna guided tour

Last Saturday the Guide dell’Umbria had organized a guided tour in Bevagna. A small and not very well known town that used to be of great importance. Talking a long time ago, during the Romans. Speaking are the vague remains of an amphitheater (houses were built on top, the shape is still visible as well as two entrances), even vaguer remains of a temple, beautiful […]

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Guided tour of Spello

Saturday the ‘Guide in Umbria’ had organized a guided tour of Spello. It was, as usual, really interesting and beautiful. We started at the foot of the village and slowly walked up to the top from where we had a lovely view on Assisi in the sunset. The top part of Spello still has cobbled small streets and alleys, therefore not a lot of traffic. […]

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Visit the Abbey of Montelabate near Perugia

This year we, Villa in Umbria, are organising for our guests a visit to the Montelabate abbey. This is a unique possibility to view this recently restored abbey, usually closed for visitors. After the brief visit we will taste some of the locally made products of the abbey (olive oil, wine and cheese). You can find more information on this PDF about the Montelabate abbey […]

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