5 things to do in Todi, Umbria

5 things to do in Todi, Umbria

A while ago, we visited Todi in Umbria during the Archery tournament that takes place each spring. In this blog, we again take you to this quaint medieval town in Umbria and suggest ‘5 things to do in Todi’. Todi Todi (ancient Tuder) is a small elegant hilltop town that dominates the Tiber valley. It has retained three sets of walls dating from the Etruscan, […]

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The world’s smallest theatre Teatro della Concordia

The world’s smallest theatre Teatro della Concordia

Near Todi is Monte Castello di Vibio. This small hamlet is on a hill top of 422 meters. It is also called the balcony of Umbria because of its position and unique views of the hills of Umbria and the Tiber valley. Monte Castello di Vibio counts 1600 citizens.  The village still looks like a medieval walled hamlet. Of course it has a main square […]

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

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

Todi 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. Yearly market Quite a few activities and events are organised in Todi, like the yearly market on November 11th, […]

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Archery tournament in Todi

Archery tournament in Todi

Archery tournament During the weekend of March 25-26 there was an Archery Tournament in Todi: Todi la Città degli Arcieri. Now you wonder what’s so special about that? It is very special: all archers are in medieval outfit! It is a serious tournament with archers from all over Italy and all come rigorously dressed in a medieval outfit, to the smallest detail. Throughout the small […]

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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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Visiting Todi

Visiting Todi

Yesterday was a sunny day, perfect weather for a visit the medieval village of Todi where I hadn’t been for years. From the Porta Romana we walked up to the centre. It is about 20 minutes walking up hill to get to the centre of town. If you are not particularly fit, you may consider driving up. Todi is a beautiful hill town in the province of […]

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