La Trattoria In Pissignano

An outside table at La Trattoria, Pissignano
On our trip out to visit the Fonti del Clitunno last Sunday we went for lunch at La Trattoria, a restaurant on the opposite side of the road to the natural springs. We had first eaten here on a trip to Pissignano Antiques Market and a visit toRead more

The Tempietto del Clitunno

The Tempietto del Clitunno
The Tempietto del Clitunno is about a kilometre from the Fonti del Clitunno, it is a small, early Christian church built from recycled Roman materials. The Tempietto del Clitunno, Umbria, Italy It's appearance led many to believe that it was an original pagan temple described by PlinyRead 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

Pissignano Antiques Market

A stall at the Pissignano antiques market
We really enjoy going to local antiques markets, often heading to nearby Città di Castello on the third Sunday of the month. The biggest antique market in Umbria and probably one of the biggest in Italy is held in the village of Pissignano. The market is heldRead more