Here are some important links related to Umbria, including tourist information, wine and olive oil links, and a few comprehensive information portals specific to Umbria to help you plan your trip.
Umbria Tourist Board in English – This site has much to offer anyone visiting Umbria, including information about upcoming events, museums, art and culture and downloadable maps and itineraries for many of Umbria’s towns. Maps & Itineraries
Perugia Online – A comprehensive tourist guide for the city of Perugia and surrounding area including hotel & restaurant listing, as well as cultural events, museums, maps, and much more.
Museums In Umbria – A good list of museums in Umbria organized by town and by province.
Umbrian Information Portals
Bella Umbria – A great source of information for everything from booking a place to stay in Umbria, to finding local museums or cultural events with everything listed by town. Easy to navigate although the information isn’t always perfectly accurate. Bella Umbria now even has a downloadable app for smartphone. The site is translated in English, German, French, and Spanish although the translation at times is a little interesting.
AngloInfo Umbria – AngloINFO’s INFOrmation Pages are your online encyclopaedia covering all the facts you need to lead your life in Umbria. The focus is on hard information. Working from the best sources , AngloINFO’s editorial team and its guest experts – all specialists in their field – are able to provide you with the authoritative information you need. A large searchable listing of everything you may need as well as a forum where you can post questions.
Umbria Online – If you are looking for information about cultural events in Umbria such as art exhibits, museums, ballet, musical concerts this online newspaper is a great resource. You can also find everything from information on Renaissance Umbria to activities for kids. Well worth a look through before you arrive in Umbria.
Wine & Olive Oil
La Strada del Sagrantino – A comprehensive site related to anything that involves Sagrantino wine production and the area where it is produced. Includes itineraries, lists of wineries, tour information, list of places to dine & buy olive oil, as well as cantinas to visit to sample Sagrantino wines.
Strada dei Vini Cantico – The Association “Strada dei Vini del Cantico” was instituted in 2002 with the objective of afferring the historical, cultural, environmental, economic and social identity of the participating townships which include Assisi, Bettona, Cannara, Collazzone, Marsciano, Massa Martana, Perugia, Spello, Todi, and Torgiano. Learn more about these lesser known wine areas of Umbria.
Strada del Vini Etrusco Romana in Umbria – A journey through the wine region around Orvieto with a list of wineries to visit, places to stay and to dining options.
Strada Del Vino Colli Dell Trasimeno – A site dedicated to the wines grown region around Lake Trasimeno.
Umbrian Wines – A very comprehensive account of the wines of Umbria listed by DOCG, DOC, & IGT.
Strada dell’Olio DOP Umbria – If you are interested in learning more about Umbrian Olive oil, this is a great place to start. The site lists the various frantoi (olive mills) in Umbria, as well as suggested Itineraries, places to stay and dining options..