The Green Heart of Italy
Despite being the smallest region in Italy, Umbria nonetheless has a wealth of attractions, with enchanting towns and beautiful countryside. Visit it’s capital city Perugia, famous for Chocolates, its historic university or if visiting in July, attend the 10 day jazz festival. Explore Gubbio, said to be one of the most beautiful medieval towns in Italy or Assisi, home of St Francis. Meander around the Lake at Castiglione (Castiglione del Lago) and see cliff top Orvieto. Alternatively, just relax in the tranquil rural landscape and since Umbria poduces both good red and white wine sample some Orvieto Classico or some delicious mushroom specialties of the region.
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