Umbria

Terremoto a Ischia: vittime, danni e solidarietà

Terremoto a Ischia: vittime, danni e solidarietà

Sono le 20.57 di lunedì 21 agosto quando una scossa con epicentro nel mare al largo di Ischia, spezza due vite, abbatte diverse case e imprigiona...
Conturbante Gubbio, magnifica città medioevale umbra

Conturbante Gubbio, magnifica città medioevale umbra

Costruita sul pendio del Monte Igino e attraversata dal Camignano, Gubbio è una magnifica città medioevale umbra, ricca di storia e monumenti che da...
Basilica of St. Benedict - photo by atesevich

Central Italy: hope is stronger than the earthquake

Norcia: a cradle of tradition and art, a symbol of western culture, home to Saint Benedict father of monasticism and patron saint of Europe. Norcia:...
The ancient village of Bevagna

Bevagna, one of Italy's most charming villages

Bevagna, a handsome village in the province of Perugia, is one of Umbria's most characteristic small towns: so much so, it has often been used to...
Monteleone d’Orvieto: A Little Village with a Lot of Pride

Monteleone d’Orvieto: A Little Village with a Lot of Pride

One of the attributes of the many medieval hamlets of Umbria and Tuscany that I especially love are the old traditions that have been passionately...
Cascata delle Marmore, uno spettacolare salto nella natura umbra

Cascata delle Marmore, uno spettacolare salto nella natura umbra

Visitando il Ternano, la Cascata delle Marmore è sicuramente una tappa fondamentale per chiunque ami le bellezze naturali. La Cascata delle Marmore è...
Postignano is located near Assisi, on a wooded hill that gives visitors a breathtaking view of the land all around

Village of Postignano, a medieval jewel restored to its original beauty

Some have considered it the result of an extraordinary work. Others have called it “the rebirth of a little gem”. Nevertheless, what happened to...
Along La Strada del Sagrantino in the Heart of Italy’s Green Heart (Part One)

Along La Strada del Sagrantino in the Heart of Italy’s Green Heart (Part One)

It was poet Giosuè Carducci who gave Umbria the title, “green heart of Italy”. And for good reason… Umbria truly is a lush, verdant region literally...
A stroll in the woods near the Basilica in Assisi

Assisi: tranquil stroll in the woods near the Basilica

Assisi, the birthplace of St. Francis of Assisi, is a picturesque town in the province of Perugia within the region of Umbria. The stunning Basilica...
A Stroll Through Orvieto, the “City in the Sky”

A Stroll Through Orvieto, the “City in the Sky”

Victoria tours the Etruscan and medieval town in Umbria . Orvieto sits on an impressive outcropping of volcanic tufa stone. Settled by the Etruscans...

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