In which a complete stranger comes forward to introduce me to a completely new corner of Umbria, and some of its treasures…part two.
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In which a complete stranger comes forward to introduce me to a completely new corner of Umbria, and some of its treasures.
I have discovered that Umbria does has fantastic caves to visit and they are just as spectacular as Frasassi. Take that, Le Marche.
One of the most spectacular and poignant hikes in Umbria is along the now-defunct Spoleto-Norcia railway line.
Want to daytrip from landlocked Umbria to the nearest coast? Head over the Appennine mountains to the east, where the Adriatic coast has a number of great seaside resort towns. Here are a few of my suggestions:
We climb every mountain (or hill) in this month’s edition of the monthly Italy Blogging Roundtable with bloggers Jessica Spiegel, Melanie Renzulli (back from temporary leave!), Alexandra Korey, Gloria from At Home in Tuscany, and me.
It took a day out on a boat with a taciturn captain and a haul of carp to take Trasimeno from resort to real.
This is a lovely ring walk along an itinerary full of fountains and springs, unusual for a limestone mountain like Subasio.
If you are an avid walker and keen on exploring the rolling Umbrian countryside on foot, take a look at my guest post on Bootsnall for five of the area’s most breathtaking trails.
What a pleasure to be able to share this stunning hike through one of the most spectacular areas in Umbria as my Velvet Escape Travel Tip this month.