Umbria, The green heart of Italy.

To visit Umbria means wandering about chestnut trees, hills, wide undulating plains where you can find small medieval villages, traditional farm houses and fortified towns.   Here art and holiness blend well with the beauty of nature making this region the green heart of Italy.   There is a mystic Umbria lying among sanctuaries, monasteries and hermitages; there is an artistic Umbria that offers true masterworks in painting, architecture and ceramics; there is a naturalistic Umbria made of lakes, mountains, waterfalls, everything set in an enchanting green frame; there is a cultural Umbria revealing itself in cimena and music festivals; and there is a gastronomic Umbria ravishing the visitor with its scents, oils and wines.

Umbria is the home of Saint Francis, you can decide to visit the home of Saint Francis and admire the art in Assisi, or plunge yourself into the natural beauty of the Marmore Waterfalls.   Throught the year in Umbria there are many traditional festivals amoung them the Giostra della Quintana in Foligno or the Corsa dei Ceri in Gubbio, and, why not, enjoying the music of Umbria jazz and of the Festival dei due Mondi in Spoleto.

In this beautiful region you can find accommodation facilities of every kind, from country houses and bed and breakfast to big hotels, and you can take many different routes: thermatic, artistic, religious, naturalistic.   All of this along with the welcoming, friendly Umbrian people will make any stay in this region extremely pleasant.   Tanquillity, umblemished nature, a warm and friendly welcome, superb cuisine, discover the secret Umbria.