Pian di Marte Walk 2016

In early June 2016 I took a couple of friends on the Pian di Marte Walk, a route from my book, Circular Walks On The Tuscany Umbria Border, available as a Kindle download from Amazon. It's a fairly long walk and took us over 4 hours, soRead more

Rocca Di Pierle Walk 2016

A Panoramic View From Monte Ginezzo On The Rocca di Pierle Walk With Lake Trasimeno In The Distance.
At the beginning of June 2016 I took some friends on a couple of walks from my book, Circular Walks On The Tuscany Umbria Border (available for download from Amazon). The Rocca di Pierle Walk starts in the hamlet of Pierle which is built around an oldRead more

Saturnia Hot Springs

The hot springs near Saturnia in southern Tuscany
Our Day Out In Southern Tuscany started out at the furthest point from our base on the Tuscany Umbria border, the hot springs near Saturnia. The hot water gushing from the spring has formed natural limestone basins that are perfect to relax in. The water at the topRead more

The Fonti del Clitunno

The Fonti del Clitunno in Umbria
Today we went to visit the famous Fonti del Clitunno, natural springs that have inspired poets since Roman times. In the 19th Century the springs were the inspiration for the line, "Umbria, green heart of Italy" that has since been used by almost everyone promoting the region.Read more

Monte Tezio Walk

A view from Monte Tezio
Monte Tezio is a mountain just to the north of Perugia, the top of the mountain is very wide and rounded, once you are at the top it is relatively easy and you can enjoy views from several places. Walking on Monte Tezio in Umbria You canRead more

Rafting In Umbria

Rafting near the Cascata dei Marmore, Umbria
There are two places where you can go rafting in Umbria, the Cascate della Marmore and a rafting centre on a tributary of the River Nera between Spoleto and Norcera. If you are a client of Gorgacce Rentals and would like us to book you a raftingRead more