The Waterfalls At Sasso, Città di Castello

The Waterfalls At Sasso, Umbria A great place to go on a hot summer day are the waterfalls at Sasso, a hamlet on the picturesque road between Città di Castello and Pietralunga. The waterfalls cascade through a series of large pools where you can swim and coolRead more

Le Logge, Restaurant In Città di Castello

Tagliata at La Logge Restaurant in Citta di Castello
Le Logge, Restaurant In Città di Castello On Friday night I went out in Città di Castello with a group of my Italian friends from the sommelier course that I've been participating in over the last year. The course is run by the Association of Italian SommeliersRead more

A Visit to Cantina Bianchini

Wine tasting at the Bianchini winery in Umbria
Bianchini Winery, Selci, Umbria The Bianchini winery is in the small town of Selci, situated just north of Città di Castello in the Upper Tiber Valley, Umbria.  I went there yesterday with a group of trainee sommeliers to learn how to prune vines and, of course, toRead more

The Round Bell Tower in Città di Castello

The Circular Bell Tower in Citta di Castello, Umbria
The Circular Bell Tower, Citta di Castello If you visit Città di Castello in the Upper Tiber Valley and look at the town from afar you will notice a circular bell tower that features prominently on the skyline. Once you get into the town centre you mightRead more

Antique Market In Citta di Castello

Citta di Castello Antiques Market On the third Sunday of every month the Umbrian town of Citta di Castello hosts an antique market. Citta di Castello is sometimes (and in my opinion unfairly) dismissed by guidebook writers in a few lines. It has a lovely centro storicoRead more