The caves of Monte Cucco

The caves of Monte Cucco

Many people know the famous caves of Frasassi in the Marche. These are impressive caves visited by many tourists during their holiday in the Marche or in Umbria. Not many people know that also Umbria has some beautiful caves: the caves of Monte Cucco. The mountain ‘Monte Cucco’ is located in the natural park of Monte Cucco where in the valley are the villages of […]

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Information running, biking and hiking trails in Umbria

Information running, biking and hiking trails in Umbria

We do not only rent apartments and villas from owners in Umbria, we also like to give information to everyone about things to do. This region has so much to offer. Besides visiting medieval villages like Assisi, Perugia, Montefalco, Spoleto, Orvieto you can also do a lot of sports. For example mountain biking in the green hills, hiking in the Monti Sibillini mountains, walking or […]

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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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Trekking in Umbria

Trekking in Umbria

The Sibillini mountains are a mountain group in Italy, part of the central Appennines. The Sibillini are situated between Eastern Umbria and the Marche. In the central Italian Appennine mountains is a large plateau the “Piano Grande” (1400m). The piano is flanked by mountains, the highest of which is the Monte Vettore (2476m). What a view! On a high rock is the village of Castellucio […]

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Show me the way!

Which way? Walking is a favorite passtime in Umbria. Mostly it is not one person taking a stroll but whole groups. I wonder wheteher it is the walking or the talking that takes their fancy but they are out and about in large numbers. The commune di Perugia knows about this phenomenon and is doing its bit to make the walks as pleasant as possible, […]

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