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

Etruscan Tomb Long Walk

The stone entrance door to an Etruscan tomb
These photos are from my Etruscan Tomb Long Walk, a route from my ebook, Circular Walks On The Tuscany Umbria Border. This walk generally takes around four hours and takes in two abandoned castles, an abandoned villa, the Etruscan tomb and numerous views across the Umbrian landscape. The TombaRead more

Aerial Photos of Umbertide

If you follow us on Facebook or Twitter you may have seen that I have recently bought a drone for taking aerial photos and video. Today I took the drone up from three different places around the old part of Umbertide.   Umbertide is on the UpperRead more

Antique Market In Citta di Castello

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 storico with lots of good restaurantsRead 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