Weather forecast – Local weather (though www.ilmeteo.it is often more accurate…but only in Italian).
Assisi Web – A good overview of the main historical sites in Assisi.
Assisi Online – An online guide to Assisi.
Assisi Accessibile – Information for handicapped accessibility.
Umbria on the Blog – A first-person trip around undiscovered Umbria.
Umbria Online – Extensive information on the sites and events in Umbria.
Umbria Travel Notes – A series of articles detailing things to do and see in Umbria.
Life…Italian Style – American chef and Umbrian resident Jennifer tells of life and food in this region.
Discovering Umbria – Alessandra organizes wine and food holidays and customized tours in Umbria…and writes a wonderful Umbria blog.
L’Antica Vetreria – A lovely village accommodation in an antique glassworks in Umbria, with a view and a pool!
Villa in Umbria – A lovely blog with some gorgeous photography.
Bella Umbria – A guide to sites and events in Umbria.
Region of Umbria – The official site of the Region of Umbria.
Postcards from Italy – Travel consultants Concierge in Umbria’s excellent blog about the best of Italy.
Dream of Italy – Newsletter and blog providing exclusive travel advice for an authentic Italian vacation.
Italy Travel on About.com – Comprehensive Italy travel planning information for independent travelers.
The Beehive – Funky eco-hotel in Rome owned and operated by our friends Steve and Linda.
Cross-Pollinate – Apartment and B&B rentals in Rome, Florence, Venice, Paris, Barcelona and London. Nice travel blog, too.
Italian Tourism – The official Italian Government Tourist Board site for all of Italy.
Arttrav – Italy. Art. Travel. Lifestyle. (But mostly, and greatly, art.)
Slow Europe – Guide to finding vacation rentals in Europe.
Slow Travel – Come here to get rental reviews and meet other travellers to the Bel Paese.
Gazetteer of Italy – A personal website with a wealth of travel, historic, and cultural information about Umbria and Italy.
Expats in Italy – An information center and a friendly community for people who have a dream to live in Italy or those who just love Italy.
ExpatWomen – Helping women living overseas; check out their blogs and stories of women who have moved to Italy.
iMAG1NE – Jaw-droppingly gorgeous destination wedding photography by Amy Turner in Italy (and the UK).
Tuscany Tours – Your gateway to tours and travel in the world of Italy.
Elegant Etruria – For insider tips, travel info, itineraries, and special places to stay in Central Italy.
Solebello Country House – A country villa in the nearby Le Marche region.
Driving Like a Maniac – Kate writes one of my favorite Italy blogs. It’s about living like a Sicilian and driving like a, well, …
Ms. Adventures in Italy – Sara is a bit of a Renaissance woman, what with blogs on Italy, tech, food, and lots of other goodies.
My Melange – Custom travel services, with wonderful Italy/France travel blog complete with beautiful photographs.
La Bella Lingua – Celebrating Italy’s language, people, history, food, traditions and culture with writer Dianne Hales.
At Home in Tuscany – Living, travelling, learning, experiencing, and enjoying life in Tuscany with Gloria.
Diario di Una Studentessa Matta – Imparando l’italiano, una parola alla volta.
Valle Nuova – A country inn among the hills of a working organic farm in sight of Urbino.
Food Lover’s Odyssey – Food and Travel Blog celebrating culinary travel and the food and wine in Italy and France. Travel tips, recipes, dining tips, and the regional food and pastry specialties of Italy and France.
Italian Reflections - Destinations, Impressions, News, Travel, Piedmont, Italy and More. For travellers and settlers alike.
Elizabeth Minchilli in Rome – As the lady says, she writes about the good stuff in Italy.
Renovating Italy – For those interested in all things Italian; Life, Love, and Renovating an Italian village in Northern Italy.
Italy Chronicles – Facts, news, events and expat life in Italy.
An Overview of Transportation in Italy – Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. And Buses.
Avis – A car rental company with offices at the Sant’Egidio airport and Perugia train station
Maggiore – A car rental company with offices at the Sant’Egidio airport and Perugia train station
Hertz – A car rental company with offices at the Sant’Egidio airport and Perugia train station
Europcar – A car rental company with offices at the Sant’Egidio airport and the Perugia train station.
Perugia Airport – The official website for the S. Egidio International Airport serving Umbria.
Local events and festivals
Umbria City – An extremely complete and up-to-date guide to everything from art exhibits to rock concerts to academic conferences to food festivals. Unfortunately only in Italian.
Umbria Eventi – A list of sagre (local food festivals) and other local events searchable by town…unfortunately only in Italian.
Music Festivals in Umbria – See my blog post here for a complete listing of the region’s annual music festivals.