September 2nd, 2010 | Perugia Province,Umbertide

This large town in northwestern Umbria is 30 kilometers north of Perugia and sits at the point where the Reggia flows into the Tiber River. The town one of Umbria’s largest is of ancient origin, dating back to the 6th century BC. Although there are remains of the medieval walls, a few medieval houses, and part of the Rocca, or citadel, many of Umbertide’s best monuments are of later periods. Unfortunately the town suffered severe destruction during World War 2, and is considered an industrial town producing machine tools, farm machinery, ceramics and other products. Read More