Alberto Burri in Città di Castello

Alberto Burri in Città di Castello

Città di Castello is a lovely little town in the North of Umbria. We visited this town on several occasions. It has a pleasant city centre, with some good restaurants and markets. On the third Sunday of the month, for instance, there is a flea and antique market in Piazza Matteotti. This time we visited an unexpected corner of the town: the former tobacco drying […]

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Woodcraft in Orvieto

Woodcraft in Orvieto

Yesterday I visited the Villa Attigliano and like before I was impressed by the woodcraft they used for their doors, kitchens and other details. It is lovely handwork, very stylish and locally made by craftsmen in Orvieto. Orvieto is known for its crafts, not only woodwork, but also ceramics, textile and more. This already dates back to Etruscan times when many household objects, as well […]

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Art in Umbria – Torre Strozzi

Yesterday I went to visit Torre Strozzi. A friend of mine invited me and I am really happy I went. The tower is from around 1200 and alone worth a visit. On the 4 floors you can see modern art made by different artists. Some ceramic, some paintings, some sculptures in steel. We spent about an hour here and were invited to drink something, accompanied […]

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