Umbria, Italy


Umbria, known as the “Green Heart of Italy,” is a region rich in natural beauty, history, and cultural heritage. Nestled in the centre of the country, Umbria offers a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of Italy’s more touristy destinations. The region is characterized by its rolling hills, lush forests, and picturesque medieval towns, making it an ideal destination for nature lovers and history enthusiasts alike. Visitors can explore charming hilltop villages such as Assisi, famous for its stunning Basilica of St. Francis and breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside.

In addition to its scenic beauty, Umbria is renowned for its rich artistic and cultural heritage. The region is home to a wealth of historic sites, including ancient Roman ruins, medieval castles, and Renaissance palaces. Visitors can wander through the winding streets of Perugia, the regional capital, and admire its well-preserved medieval architecture, or explore the historic town of Gubbio, with its impressive Roman theatre and medieval fortress. Umbria is also known for its vibrant cultural scene, with numerous festivals, concerts, and art exhibitions taking place throughout the year.

Umbria’s culinary scene is another highlight of any visit to the region, with its emphasis on simple, seasonal ingredients and traditional cooking methods. Visitors can sample delicious local specialties such as truffles, wild boar, and hearty soups made with locally grown legumes. The region is also famous for its high-quality olive oil, which is produced in abundance in the rolling hillsides. With its charming villages, rich cultural heritage, and delicious cuisine, Umbria offers a truly authentic Italian experience for travelers looking to explore off the beaten path.







We would be delighted to talk about your holiday arrangements over the phone. You can contact us between 8am and 10pm every day (outside of office hours may not be immediate).

01442 879787


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Our office is open 9:30am to 5pm Monday to Saturday (excluding Bank Holidays). If you wish to make an appointment, please either call or send a message, although it’s not compulsory.


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