Must Visit

Historical re-enactment of the ancient procession at the death of Sant’Ubaldo, bishop and patron of Gubbio, the Corsa dei Ceri is a large religious festival that sees three gigantic wooden “cars” transported through the climbs, downhills and alleys of the city up to the Basilica of Monte Ingino. On these machines the statues of Sant’Ubaldo, […]

The Flower Festival is an ancient tradition that takes place on the feast of Corpus Christi in many of the most charming medieval towns in Umbria. A few days before the festival, the streets of the town are covered with a multi-colored carpet that amazes visitors: the streets that will be traversed by the procession […]

Built in the sixteenth century to ensure water supply to the city, the Well of San Patrizio Orvieto is now the second most visited tourist attraction in Orvieto. Architects Antonio da Sangallo Il Giovane and Giovanni Battista da Cortona were architects of 13 meters wide and over 50 meters long. The Well of San Patrizio […]

Known and appreciated all over the world, the Deruta majolica still reproduce, by hand, the 16th century decorations that brought the city to its maximum splendor in the Middle Ages. Deruta, built at the crossroads of important land and river ways of communication, could easily obtain the clay necessary for making majolica from the surrounding […]

Perugia is historically one of the great cities that were the Etruscan League: was that the Dodecapoli, the twelve main Etruscan cities who ruled a vast territory before the Romans. The important Etruscan presence in Perugia, however, remain today especially the great necropolis of the period, those dug in places Monteluce and Palazzone. Just at […]

Throughout the month of December to 6 January 2014, the characteristic Christmas markets liven small villages and historic towns of Umbria Umbria and its numerous villages and historic towns invite you to abandon yourself to the Christmas atmosphere through thematic markets rich in original gift ideas and not only; the traditional market of the gifts, […]

Throughout the month of December to 6 January 2014, the characteristic Christmas markets liven small villages and historic towns of Umbria Umbria and its numerous villages and historic towns invite you to abandon yourself to the Christmas atmosphere through thematic markets rich in original gift ideas and not only; the traditional market of the gifts, […]

Between the last week of June and the second of July Spoleto is transformed and the whole city becomes a great stage for internationally renowned artists and young musicians who wish to make their art known. From prose to concerts, from opera to ballet, a program full of events for one of the most prestigious […]

Born as a traveling party for the squares of the region, today Umbria Jazz boasts a highly respected program that has seen internationally renowned artists on the stage. From Miles Davis to Lionel Hampton, from Dedee Bridgewater to Paolo Conte, all the greatest names in international jazz have taken this stage made up of unique […]

The town of Bevagna has pre-Roman origins: originally inhabited by the Umbrians, suffered as a result influences Etruscans. The name probably comes from an aristocratic Etruscan, Mefana, who later became Mevaniain in Latin. There were reports of Bevagna as early as 308 BC, when the Roman historian Livy mentions it as the site of a […]