Masterpieces pop up in the most surprising corners of Umbria, including quiet country churches tucked away in the olive groves.
Archive for the ‘Things to do and see in Umbria’ Category
Long before the hipsters in Brooklyn, farming families in Umbria’s gorgeous Valnerina were making cheese. A young brother & sister duo have brought this long tradition back, with incredible success.
Bringing the kids to Assisi? Here are some tips and suggestions to make it a fun visit for your whole family.
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!
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…
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.