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.
Assisi.com – Some detailed information about Assisi.
Umbria maps – Maps for most of the towns in 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.
Discovering Umbria – Alessandra organizes wine and food holidays and customized tours in Umbria…and writes a wonderful Umbria blog.
Perugia Travel – A list of events in Perugia and surrounding towns.
Umbrian Cuisine – A good source of local food related events and information.
Bella Umbria – A guide to sites and events in Umbria.
Region of Umbria – The official site of the Region of Umbria.
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.
WhyGo Italy – Sprawling Italy travel guide, including trasportation, touring, and “to do” tips. Informative blog, as well.
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.
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.
Creative Structures – Design, food, wine, color, pottery, art, spirit, life, love, nature with Diana in Piedmont.
Madonna del Piatto – Letizia offers one day Italian cooking lessons in a traditional setting in Umbria near Assisi and blogs her fabulous recipes here.
Diario di Una Studentessa Matta – Imparando l’italiano, una parola alla volta.
Bleeding Espresso -In which an American woman finds love, her roots, and a coffee addiction in southern Italy.
Valle Nuova – A country inn among the hills of a working organic farm in sight of Urbino.
Travel the Write Way – Travel tips, travel stories, and travel writing. How do we record what we see, what we experience — where we are transported to — when we travel?
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 from Casa Dolcetto – Destinations, Impressions, News, Travel, Piedmont, Italy and More. For travellers and settlers alike.
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.
Live Cheap and Make Art – Watercolors and photographs of places the artists lived and visited in Italy.
Fotoitaliana – Original photographs of Italy, including Umbria.
An Overview of Transportation in Italy – Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. And Buses.
Highway information – Information for road and highway travel
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.