Umbria and Italy Travel Information

Vintage Fiat 500 at village festival in UmbriaTraveling to Umbria?

See HERE our suggestions for ten itineraries for classic Umbrian day trips including scenic drives, crafts, wine tasting and good family restaurants. See also our self guided tour of Assisi in the previous page


Weather forecast for Perugia, Umbria’s capital city


Downloadable maps of most Umbrian towns


Opening times and addresses of the most important museums in Umbria


Travel notes:

Articles written by individual travelers about their experience in Umbria, on Slowtravel

Italy Gazeteer, the personal website of Bill Thayer who has visted Umbria many times on foot. There are wonderful pictures, strong opinions and detailed historic information

Umbrian food and wine:

  • Madonna del Piatto Blog, discover the best of Italian home cooking, recipes, family stories and great food pictures
  • In Provincia, a series of articles written by Letizia about life in ural Umbria with lots of easy recipes and funny stories
  • WineLinkItaly offers wine, art, crafts and garden visits
  • Gusto Wine Tours fun, off-the-beaten-track wine tours specialized in Umbrian small wineries


Festivals in Umbria:

Umbria offers a variety of festivals and art events all year long, only a few have websites in English. For more details see the Italian links


Borghi d’Italia:

The most beautiful small villages (borghi) of Italy. Most of the Umbrian “borghi” are at a short drive from our agriturismo

Forums about Italy:

Discussions about travel, food, culture, lifestyle and other info for those who love everything Italian.

Learn Italian:

The University for Foreigners in Perugia is the oldest and most prestigious italian institution involved in teaching and research activities as well as in the diffusion of the Italian language and civilisation in all expressions. Several of our guests come to relax in the countryside, to cook and to practice their language skills after an itensive course at the University.

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