05 Oct
Gubbio, Italy

Three Charming Italian towns in Umbria

Umbria is full of traditional towns and villages, many of them unspoilt with little having changed since their humble beginnings. When touring around it is easy to follow the guide books and only go to the popular places, thereby missing out on some real gems. It is the only Italian region with no access either to the



25 Jul

Three beautiful villages of Umbria

There are so many historic and unspoilt towns and villages in Umbria, many are not even included on the main holiday visit lists. The Borghi Piu Belli dell’Italia is a great organisation which was set up to try and preserve these iconic villages from their culture being lost or ruined. They work for protection and


15 Apr

Ancient Umbria and its charming Italian towns

Italy always ranks amongst the top summer destinations for travellers; this is not surprising given the country’s historical legacy, excellent cuisine, breathtaking heartland, and great wines. To get a real experience of the essence of this country, many take to the countryside to explore the villages, which have made it synonymous with rustic charm. Umbria





27 Mar

Top reasons to visit Assisi

Assisi in Umbria – A place of theological contemplation and rapture. The medieval hilltop town of Assisi is one of the most visited places in Italy. Situated in Umbria next to Tuscany the town’s biggest attraction is its close links with St. Francis of Assisi and St. Clare. Up to six million tourists and pilgrims