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

Sensational Umbria – The Steve McCurry Exhibition in Perugia

The village of Castelluccio and the Piano Grande in Umbria photographed by Steve McCurry
In June we went to the city of Perugia to see a photography exhibition by Steve McCurry who spent some time in Umbria photographing people and places for the exhibition. The photographs are displayed in two of Perugia's buildings, the Palazzo Penna and an old monastery, L'Ex-Fatebenefratelli. Both buildings areRead more

The Perugia Flower Show

On the last Sunday in May in Umbria many local wineries open their doors to the public for the Cantine Aperte event. However, on this weekend it is also the Perugia Flower Show held in the botanical gardens next to the church of San Pietro. We decidedRead 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