The thing about magic is that when you go looking for it, it doesn’t show. And then, when you’ve let your guard down, it sneaks up on you in the most unexpected places. Like this remote Franciscan monastery outside Narni.
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Contemporary art can pop up in surprising places in Umbria, like this Renaissance palazzo in Spoleto’s historic center.
Underneath the hilltown of Orvieto, a hidden warren of tunnels and caves takes visitors back in history a thousand years.
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.
Masterpieces pop up in the most surprising corners of Umbria, including quiet country churches tucked away in the olive groves.
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.