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Assisi for Kids

Bringing the kids to Assisi? Here are some tips and suggestions to make it a fun visit for your whole family.

Easter Events and Food in Umbria

If you’ll be visiting Umbria over Easter this year, here’s all you need to know about the events, food, traditions, and customs surrounding Easter week!

Art Day Trips from Umbria to Le Marche

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…

Assisi’s Basilica di San Francesco and Franciscan Sites in Umbria

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.

Shopping in Assisi and Perugia

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!

The Most Beautiful Villages of Umbria: Arrone

I dare you not to be charmed by Arrone. And I know you. You are going to take the dare.

Postcards from Umbria: San Pietro in Valle

Postcards from Umbria: A quick take on the abbey of San Pietro in Valle

Umbria’s Dragons

Umbria harbored deadly fire-breathing reptiles centuries ago. Now there’s just my mother-in-law.

This Green Heart Has a Catchy Beat: Music Festivals in Umbria

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.

Il Mercato delle Gaite: There’s nothing Ye Olde about it!

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.

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