Have a hankering to cross the border? The one between Umbria and Le Marche, that is. Our neighbor to the east has some hidden masterpieces of art and architecture that are worth a visit. Take a look here for an overview…
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Whether you are drawn to the historical or the spiritual aspects of Francis’ life, there are a number of Franciscan sites which are both fascinating and poignant monuments to this Umbrian saint’s life and work. Take a look here for an overview of Assisi’s Basilica and a Franciscan itinerary across Umbria.
Not sure where to drop coin on your next visit to Assisi and Perugia? Here are some of my favorite shops, boutiques, and artisan workshops to find something unique and memorable to remind you of Umbria!
I dare you not to be charmed by Arrone. And I know you. You are going to take the dare.
Postcards from Umbria: A quick take on the abbey of San Pietro in Valle
Umbria harbored deadly fire-breathing reptiles centuries ago. Now there’s just my mother-in-law.
Umbria hosts over 20 music festivals each year, an astonishing number given this region’s tiny size and population (Ikea hasn’t even deemed it worthy of a a store yet), but even more surprising is the world-class quality of the music scene.
I have to fess up and admit that it took me years to finally work up the courage to check out what turned out to be one of my favorite festivals in Umbria.
Bevagna is a bashful débutante, and you’re about to take her to the ball.
Postcards from Umbria: A Quick Take on Sunset at Spoleto’s Duomo