Homes in Umbria

montefalco, umbria

Beautiful landscapes and exquisite medieval hilltowns make this tranquil region an enchanting place, and properties here make a sound investment, says Fleur Kinson… Photos by Getty Images   Nestled in the centre of the Italian peninsula, with Tuscany, Lazio and Le Marche as neighbours, Umbria is a region of wide rural vistas and captivating hilltop […]

Wines from Umbria

Known as the Green Heart of Italy, Umbria has a deep-rooted wine tradition, and despite recent earthquakes their wines are on the rise Umbria, in central Italy, is a region of lush rolling hills, hilltop villages and iconic historic towns. Nestling in the heart of the Italian peninsula, it is landlocked by Tuscany, Le Marche […]

Back to Life in Umbria


We join Penny Wainwright to explore the tourist initiatives that are encouraging visitors back to Umbria, after the devastating earthquakes of 2016… Photos by Penny Wainwright and iStock After the serious earthquakes that hit central Italy in 2016, I was keen to see how the region was recovering from the devastation, so I jumped at the […]

Three Highlights of Umbria

Spoleto, Umbria, Italy

Penny Wainwright visits three Umbrian destinations – Spoleto, Trevi and Bevagna – to see how tourism initiatives are breathing life back into Italy’s heartland Photos by Penny Wainwright Following the earthquakes in central Italy in 2016, I was keen to see how the region of Umbria was recovering from the devastation. Most of Umbria is […]

Norcia: back from the brink

Last autumn the town of Norcia in Umbria suffered a devastating blow after an earthquake hit. Hannah Frances went back to see how the town fought back. Autumn is a great time to see Norcia, says Hannah Frances. Fractured by last October’s earthquake, the determined and resilient town in the heart of Umbria is coming […]

Umbria regional property guide

Umbria is known as the ‘green heart of Italy’, thanks to the fact that more than 30 per cent of this central region is made up of woodland. This is a tranquil and historically rich part of Italy, landlocked by Tuscany, Lazio and Le Marche, and situated right in the middle of Italy. Although the […]

Homes in: Umbria


This dreamily serene region of fairytale landscapes and jewel-like hilltowns continues to be adored by discerning visitors. Property prices are currently in a very favourable situation for you, says Fleur Kinson. Tucked away in the middle of the Italian peninsula, encircled by Tuscany, Lazio and Le Marche, Umbria is famed for its lyrical landscapes, its […]

Our life in Umbria

Lorelei and Jacob Wells have made Umbria a second home that they can make available to family and friends. Leicestershire-based Lorelei and Jacob Wells (in pink and centre, pictured with friends) own a three-bedroom rural house situated between Todi and Orvieto in southwest Umbria. They enjoy long visits there several times a year, make the […]

Duomo of Orvieto

The striking black and white cathedral of Orvieto in Umbria is well worth further investigation, enjoying a long and varied history and rare aesthetic appeal The remarkable medieval city of Orvieto in Umbria is home to one of Italy’s most spectacular cathedrals. This architectural treat sits majestically on a hill of golden volcanic tufa, standing […]