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Umbria

Umbria Holidays Guide. Travel accommodation in the cities of art of Umbria, Perugia, Assisi Spoleto, Todi, Orvieto, Trasimeno Lake for Vacations in Umbria. Umbria is rich in tourist resources and it is well-known for the ancient hotel tradition and hospitality. Your Holiday in Umbria will be a pleasant relaxing moment! Umbria, located in the Central Italy and known as "the green heart of Italy", is the perfect place for "green tourism". This region has always been an important centre of economic and cultural exchanges.

Umbria boasts a great variety of tourist structures: 2 star hotels, 3 star hotels, 4 star hotels, 5 star hotels, inns, tourist villages, campings, residences, holiday apartments, wellness holidays, holiday farms, wellness hotels.

If you spend a holiday on the Umbria beautiful hills, you'll admire a beautiful panorama with green hills, valleys, ancient woods, medieval villages, cult locations and food and wine routes. That's why Umbria is considered a unique region, especially if you want to combine physical and mental well being.Umbria boasts interesting cultural holiday in the cities of Perugia, Gubbio, Assisi, Spello, Foligno, Spoleto, Cascia, Orvieto and Todi. Or you can enjoy relaxing holiday on Lake Trasimeno. If you choose to spend your holidays in Umbria, in the mountains, in the hills or at the lake, in its beautiful art cities, you'll surely be satisfied!

Spend your holidays on the Appennines in Umbria. There are mountains exceeding 2,000m, with the highest point in the region at Monte Vettore on the border of the Marche (2,476 m = 8,123 ft). You can do trekking, cycle torurism, and in winter you can ski in the ski complex of Castelluccio and Forca Canapine.

Tourist routes in Umbria

Umbria will offer you different tourist routes, discovering its art, culture, medieval and Renaissance history, religion, nature, its food and wines. From north to south it's highly recommended to visit: Città di Castello, Gubbio, Perugia, le mura etrusche, Palazzo Gallenga, Fontana Maggiore, Palazzo dei Priori, Assisi, Todi, Bevagna, Spello, Spoleto, Orvieto, Città della Pieve, Castiglione del Lago and Lake Trasimeno.

Worth a Visit Place in Umbria

Art cities: Perugia, Gubbio, Assisi and its churches;
Spello, Spoleto, Orvieto, Todi;
Lake Trasimeno;
the Appennines;

The Province of Perugia

Perugia, its "Rocca Paolina" and the "Umbria Jazz Festival" ;
Corciano;
Deruta Torgiano;
The Etruscan Perugia;
Mugnano;
Spoleto and the "Festival dei Due Mondi";
Bevagna;

The Province of Terni

Terni (TR);
Orvieto;
Tane del Diavolo (caves);
San Venanzo's volcano;
Cascata delle Marmore (Marmore's falls);
Collestatte, a tousand-year village;
Parco Regionale Fluviale del Tevere (Tiber's Regional Park).

Events in Umbria

February: "San Valentine Festival" in Terni (TR);
March: "Scoprendo Burri", painting exhibition, from 13th March 2010 to 12th June 2010, in Città di Castello (PG);
May: "Calendimaggio", a seasonal festivity welcoming the spring, in Assisi (PG); "Candles Festivity" in Gubbio (PG);
June: "Pappardella Festival", Pappardella is a typical pasta;
July: "Umbria Jazz Festival", held annually since 1973, in Perugia;
September: "Wild Boar Festival", in Terni (TR); "Canticle of the Sun Festival" in Assisi (PG);
October: "Eurochocolate Perugia" (PG);
November: "San Florido Festivity" in Città di Castello (PG);
December: "Albero di Natale di Gubbio" the biggest Christmas tree in the world.

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