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The Future Surrounded by the Past: Spoleto’s Palazzo Collicola

Contemporary art can pop up in surprising places in Umbria, like this Renaissance palazzo in Spoleto’s historic center.

What Lies Below: The Orvieto Underground

Underneath the hilltown of Orvieto, a hidden warren of tunnels and caves takes visitors back in history a thousand years.

Olive Oil in Umbria: Past, Present, Future

If there is one thing that links the past with the future in Umbria, it’s the culture and tradition of olive oil. Here’s a visit to the heart of olive country: Trevi.

Art in the Olive Groves: Madonna delle Lacrime

Masterpieces pop up in the most surprising corners of Umbria, including quiet country churches tucked away in the olive groves.

A Day at the Office: Cheesemakers of Cascia

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.

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!

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