June 8th, 2011 | Assisi,Featured

The small town of Assisi is one of the Christian world’s most important pilgrimage sites as it is home of the Basilica di San Francesco. This small town has been an important place of pilgrimage for over 700 years. Perched high on the hill, the cobbled streets of Assisi wind across the hill with spectacular views of the valley below. Read More


October 18th, 2010 | Featured,Perugia,Perugia Province

Perugia is the largest city in Umbria, and is the capital of the province of Perugia. The historic center of the city has a medieval feel to it but is actually based on Etruscan plans. Perugia today has a cosmopolitan feel to it compared to other cities in the region and is famous for it’s world class jazz festival, it’s University for Foreigners, and it’s chocolates and pastries. Read More


October 18th, 2010 | Featured,Orvieto,Terni Province

Orvieto is best known for known for its spectacular Duomo, its Etruscan ruins, and for it’s world famous Orvieto Classico wine. The site of the city is considered one of the most dramatic in all of Europe as it sits high up on a 1000 meter tufa cliff. Read More

Città di Castello

September 2nd, 2010 | Citta di Castello,Featured,Perugia Province

Città di Castello is Umbrian’s northern most town, as well as the largest town in the Tiber valley. As a gateway to Umbria from anyone approaching from the north, and situated between Le Marche and Tuscany, the town is in a perfect position as in regards to trade with other regions. Read More


May 26th, 2010 | Featured,Norcia,Perugia Province

Norcia sits at the foot of Monti Sibillini and has been a trading city and staging post for centuries. It is famous for being both the birthplace of St. Benedict, founder of Christianity’s first monastic order, as well as being one of Italy’s great culinary capitals. Today, Norcia is best known for its black truffles and top quality meat, sausages, and salami. Read More


April 22nd, 2010 | Featured,Perugia Province,Todi

Todi, a very popular small Umbrian hilltown is situated halfway between Perugia and Terni, was founded by the Umbrians around 2700 BC and shows traces of both Etruscan and Roman civilization. Todi has stunning views overlooking the surrounding Umbrian countryside in all directions. Read More