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Umbria from the many Faces

Folklore

Umbria: where historical re-enactments and past traditions are still brought to life such as in Gubbio, la corsa dei Ceri (a religious procession, running through the town);  in Assisi, il Calendimaggio (a festival celebrating the return of spring); in Città della Pieve, il Palio dei Terzieri (competition between the three districts of the town).

Umbrian Saints


Umbria: birthplace of the most famous Saints: St. Francis, St. Clare, St. Benedict and St. Rita.

Umbrian Flavours


Umbria: a region for all tastes: oil, wine, saffron, the fagiolina – a rare pulse, lentils, quality pork products, Perugina chocolate.

Umbria Underground


Umbria above and below ground: Perugia, Todi, Orvieto, Narni, caskets of hidden treasure and traces of antiquity.

Exploring Little Towns and Villages


Umbria: not just the cities, but surprising and intriguing small realities with big personalities: Panicale, Città della Pieve, Castiglione del Lago, Spello, Bevagna and more.

Fortresses And Castles


Umbria, a land to defend from above. The fortresses of Assisi, Spoleto, Narni, Castiglione del Lago and that is not all.