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.
Archive for the ‘Walking and Hiking in Umbria’ Category
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.
An easy walking tour which reveals an area of great geological and scenic interest: The Marchetto Canyon.
The excursion which we propose here unfolds along peaceful dirt roads and small country roads accessible to all and offers out of the ordinary views of the woody eastern slope of Mount Subasio.
The following route Assisi-Nocera runs in the opposite direction to Saint Francis’ last journey (September 1226) where, seriously ill, he was brought back to Assisi by a group of horsemen. Every year duing the first weekend in September the historic “Cavalcata di Satriano” is reenacted.
This walk follows the medieval walls and historic city gates of Assisi, with interesting and unusual views over the surrounding countryside.
The undulating landscape, tiny stone hilltop hamlets, and abandoned country churches and fortresses lend themselves to some remarkable hikes in Umbria. Here are some guidelines to get you started.