Gubbio, Madonna della Cima Walk

A view from a walk behind Gubbio in Umbria
The Madonna della Cima walk takes 4-5 hours and is in the hills behind the Umbrian town of Gubbio. The walk starts and ends in the centre of Gubbio. The medieval town hall in Gubbio, Umbria After walking through the medieval town centre you use the funiviaRead more

5 Umbrian Towns

The Palazzo de Priori in Perugia, Umbria
When you stay on the Tuscany Umbria border you have the option to visit both these Italian regions, here's a brief guide to some the larger towns in Umbria,. Perugia Perugia is the capital of Umbria, it is easy to miss out on thanks to the largeRead more

A Visit to Gubbio

The Palazzo dei Consoli in Gubbio
Last week we went to visit the medieval Umbrian town of Gubbio, the day had started off with blue skies but by the time we arrived it had clouded over, giving the stone buildings of this impressive town a rather austere look. The town hall, the PalazzoRead more

Good Friday Procession In Gubbio

Robed figure carrying a skull in Gubbio, Umbria
Yesterday it was Good Friday and I decided to go to the town of Gubbio in Umbria for the evening procession. I had heard that it was quite spectacular and bonfires were lit in the streets. I arrived at around 8.30pm only to find that the processionRead more

Gubbio, Umbria

The Palazzo de Consoli, Gubbio, Umbria
Gubbio is a short drive from most of our villas on the Tuscany Umbria border. It is a beautiful medieval town perched on the slopes of Monte Ingino. In Roman times, Gubbio was located in the plain below but as the times became more dangerous, the townRead more