Umbria Blog | A day trip to Siena

Umbria Blog | A day trip to Siena

There are a lot of wonderful places to visit when you’re on a holiday in Umbria. If you’re staying in Perugia or around the Trasimeno Lake even a visit to Siena in Tuscany is quite easy to organise. Siena is one of the most wonderful villages in Tuscany with many good restaurants in its historical centre. Planning a visit to Siena can also include a […]

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Halloween in Italy

Halloween in Italy

Chiusi is one of these typical hilltop towns in the South Tuscany, on the Umbria/Tuscany border. It used to be an Etruscan city. Chiusi overlooks the valley of Valdichiana. Chiana used to be a side river of the Tiber. Lake Chiusi and Lake Montepulciano are two important wetlands close to Chiusi. The lakes are wonderful. This area attracts many tourists for a scroll along the lake, a bike tour or […]

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Craft beer tasting in Nocera Umbra, San Biagio

Craft beer tasting in Nocera Umbra, San Biagio

With Belgium guests and friends of Villa in Umbria we went to a craft beer cellar in Nocera Umbria, San Biagio. Nocera Umbra is only 25 km away from Assisi. Giovanni, the owner of San Biagio, brews craft beer. He uses local water of Nocera Umbra with local beer ingedrients: malt, hops and yeast. Brewing beer is not very complicated, they say. The basic beer ingedrients […]

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