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.
Archive for the ‘Things to do and see in Umbria’ Category
Writing these two articles got me whistling those carols! Take a look here to see how the Umbrians do it–celebrate Christmas, that is!
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.
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.
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.
Certain topics seem inherently polarizing. Country-western music, for example. Home schooling. Mayonnaise on french fries. And, of course, contemporary art.
Happy dogs. Autumn woods. Amazing food. What could go wrong?
Much like an aging footballer’s wife, Citerna is “having some work done.” But she’ll be hot come 2011.
An article all about chocolate in Umbria. The research was harrowing, of course. I do it so you don’t have to.
If I only had one summer left to live and had to choose a single last sagra to attend, (Yes, I realize it’s an unlikely scenario. Humor me.) I would choose Cannara’s over-the-top-out-of-control-mother-of-all-sagras Festa della Cipolla at the beginning of September. Hands down.