Tag archive for ‘Umbria’
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015
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The Umbria Jazz Winter festival

The funk marching band Funk Off – Italy’s premier funk marching band – liven up the atmosphere at the Umbria Jazz Winter Festival, which was held in Orvieto over Christmas… Umbria has once again shown itself More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, March 5th, 2015
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Monti Sibillini

The Monti Sibillini, or Sibylline Mountains, to give them their English name, will be familiar to our regular readers. Their name crops up often in Italia!, but how often do we represent their beauty in pictures? More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, February 16th, 2015
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Lake Trasimeno, Umbria

Jean Sawyer, Morpeth “Lake Trasimeno, Umbria. My husband lived in Perugia for 10 years and introduced me to this magical place on my first visit to Italy.”  More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
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A Culinary Adventure in Umbria

Writer Christine Smallwood joins vegetarian chef Jane Baxter on a culinary adventure in Umbria to discover its meats… Recipe for a culinary exploration of Umbria: Take two friends ? Christine Smallwood, the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
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Italian Regional Guide: Umbria

Umbria is known as the ‘green heart of Italy’, thanks to the fact that more than 30 per cent of the region is made up of woodland… This is a tranquil and historically rich region, landlocked on all More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
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Life in Italy: Umbria

BERENICE ANDERSON, based in Oxford, bought and restored a 400-year-old house on a hillside in Umbria…. Set amidst terraced olive groves overlooking the Vale of Spoleto, Casa del Cinguietto (‘birdsong More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
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Property in Italy: Umbria

Tuscany’s tranquil neighbour Umbria is an exquisite place of rounded hills, forested heights, and jewel-like ancient towns, says Fleur Kinson… Set in the very middle of the Italian peninsula, Umbria is More...