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Fine Wine: Three Fun Cantine to Visit in Umbria

Looking for some fun with your chuck? Here are three fabulous cantine in Umbria who put the whee! in wine.

The Most Beautiful Villages of Umbria: Castiglione del Lago

Returning to the Most Beautiful Villages of Umbria project by rediscovering the beauty of small towns (and small children).

Spring in Umbria: What to Wear, What to Do, What to Eat

If in the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love, in the dog days of icy February he is most likely thinking about his next vacation. Preferibly to warmer climes. If the drifting snow and slate-colored skies have got you dreaming of your next trip to central Italy, here’s a quick overview of what you can expect in springtime in Umbria.

Spring Festivals in Umbria: The Best of March, April and May Celebrations

One of the biggest selling points to visiting Umbria in spring is the plethora of wonderful traditional local festivals, during which the region awakens from its long winter hibernation and welcomes spring with open arms.

Rebecca as Guest rather than Hostess: Spas in Umbria

Umbria is known for nurturing the spirit, but with a number of fabulous, luxury spas opening their doors recently, now this region takes care of nurturing the flesh, as well!

Rebecca as Guest rather than Hostess: Roman Assisi

So much is said about the iconic Basilica of Saint Francis in Assisi that it’s easy to overlook her other fascinating monuments. Take a look here for an overview of the excellent Roman sites now open to the public in Assisi.

Rebecca as Guest rather than Hostess: Christmas in Umbria

Writing these two articles got me whistling those carols! Take a look here to see how the Umbrians do it–celebrate Christmas, that is!

Heart of Glass: Studio Moretti Caselli

Don’t miss the opportunity to see one of the most fascinating historical artisan workshops in Umbria, which has produced hand painted glass windows and panels, hand etched glass, and Tiffany glass for five generations.

Dust to Dust (or, maybe not): The Mummies of Ferentillo

Sure, it’s easy to be the hero until you find yourself in a dim crypt with mummies, bones, and a epic thunderstorm raging outside.

Seven Perfect Days: A One Week Itinerary for Umbria

A week long suggested itinerary for visiting Umbria which throws in the crème della crème of the region: art and history, towns and parks, food and drink, people and shopping.

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