"Umbria is not an ordinary place: olive groves, farms, vineyards, historic centers, and dream farms. For those who call Umbria the Tuscany of the poor, I say that they will find me enjoying" La Dolce Vita "in rustic style, sitting at the table in the middle of an Umbrian vineyard, eating pasta with truffle watered with an aged Sagrantino at the right point. "
The Green Heart of Italy
The city of St. Francis
The medieval city of Assisi was named a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 2000 and every year it is the destination of thousand of pilgrims who want to see the places where St. Francis, patron saint of Italy, has grown. From our hamlet, you can reach the "City of Peace" crossing the breathtaking natural area of Monte Subasio.
4-7 May 2017 [ Calendimaggio di Assisi ]
The city of crazies
Gubbio is the oldest city of Umbria, famous for the spectacular "Candle Race". It is full of craftsmen's workshops and little shops where you can buy handmade products like ceramics, leather, and jewelry as well as the typical ingredient of Gubbio's cuisine mainly known for his black and white truffles.
15 May 2017 [ Candle Race ]
25 May 2017 [ Palio della balestra ]
Splendidissima Colonia Julia
Built on a hilltop at south from "Monte Subasio" this little Umbrian City was named as one of the most beautiful of Italy. In spring during the Sunday of Corpus Domini, the historical hamlet becomes full of color with the classical Infiorata (decking of flowers).
17-18 June 2017 [ Festa dell' Infiorata ]
"It is a lively explosion of art, culture, and history. The atmosphere in the Umbrian capital, full of students, is young and lively. Within the two rings of Etruscan and medieval walls, the center is rich in historical treasures: it is a city where we get lost, and we find ourselves constantly, every time to discover something new and delicious. "
National Geographic Traveler
6-16 July 2017 [ Umbria Jazz 2017 ]
Geographical origin of the Sagrantino di Montefalco D.O.C.G., a wine that perfectly combines with the typical dishes of Umbrian flavor. Here, particularly in summer during the "open cellar" weekend you can visit different wine producers that will offer you wine tasting sessions.
Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 May 2017 [ Open Cellars ]
La dolce città