Umbria whose nickname is “Italy’s green heart” has a wild nature, with hills, falls and several hiking and biking trails. It is the only Italian region that doesn’t border either the sea or a foreign country.
Moreover, the quiet landscapes of this part of Italy are perfect for spiritual holiday at yoga retreats or for pilgrimages along the paths of Saint Francis. History, architecture and art are particularly condensed in the cities of Assisi, Orvieto, Spoleto, Gubbio and Perugia just to mention a few examples.
Umbria also has a rich cultural life, with well-known jazz and film festivals and also chocolate exhibits. In fact high quality chocolates and pralines are a typical product of Perugia where it is possible to visit the chocolate factory of one of the most famous Italian manufacturer.
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Perugia is the little capital of Umbria, very fascinating with its cobbled alleys (that characterize all the villages of this region) in the historic center along with beautiful mansions. Perugia is also known for its international university frequented by students coming from all over the world enlivening the town.
Other famous places that it’s really worth to visit are the medieval town of Assisi, birthplace of Saint Francis and one of the most frequented religious destinations in the world, or Orvieto located midway Rome and Florence and the area of Lake Trasimeno that is Italy’s fourth-largest lake, surrounded by olive groves, vines and woods.
The best way to enjoy the beauty of Umbria is planning a holiday “on tour”. Choose your base among one of our exclusive accommodations and then reach different attractions every day.
We will assist you before and during your holiday, giving you the right tips and the practical support, offering you exclusive and customized services to discover the beautiful places of this region of Italy.