Charming Country Villa
Charming Country Villa
LUXURY COUNTRY COTTAGE IN UMBRIA
CHARMING COUNTRY VILLA
CHARMING COUNTRY RETREAT, Massa Marta
TOURS

Olive Oil Tour Umbria


A day is certainly different and unique if you will join the "extra virgin olive oil...

ITALIAN REGIONS

UMBRIA Umbria
Umbria Umbria is one of four Italian regions that have not locked (the others are Piedmont, Lombardy, Trentino - Alto Adige).
The chains of the Umbrian Apennines occupy one third of the territory, the highest peak is Mount Vettore (2,476 m) in the Monti Sibillini, on the border with Marche. And the rest is an expanse of hills. Open valleys between the hills and hollows. The longest valley, which runs through the region, is the Tiber valley, traversed by the Tiber River. Farther east is the Valle Umbra, which is the heart of Umbria, the area surrounding some of his most famous centers (such as Assisi, Gubbio, Spoleto). Valleys and basins are fertile, rich in pastures and crops, the hillsides are partly cultivated, partly copertidi woods: this is the "Green Umbria", as is traditionally called. Apennines, the landscape changes: the sides of mountains are often dry, and covered with red earth.
There are many rivers. The longest is the Tiber, which (as we saw) runs through the region from north to south, gradually getting various tributaries of the main ones being the Chiascio and the Black. Before flowing into the Tiber, the Black receives the waters of the Velino River, which fell from a high plateau with a jump of 160 m is the famous waterfall of Marmore. (The grand spectacle is visible only on holidays: In other days the waterfall feeds a hydroelectric power plant). There is also a large lake, Lake Trasimeno, the largest lake in peninsular Italy, but it is only a few meters deep (3 to 6) with no natural outlets, and its waters flow out through two canals.
Closed between mountains and hills, away from the sea, Umbria has a continental climate (cold winters, warm summers).
GEOGRAPHIC AREAS

Val Tiberina, Tiber Valley


The Tiber Valley (or Val Tiberina) is a valley displaced between Tuscany and Umbria, parallel to the Casentino and crossed the upper reaches of the Tiber.He looked up in time to define with one word...

CITIES TOWN VILLAGES

Civita di Bagnoregio


The dying city

Civita di Bagnoregio is a beautiful medieval...

San Sepolcro


charm and history

The village of St. Sepulcher is a lovely Tuscan...

Todi


clear and elegant

HOTSPOTS

St. Francis Assis Church


purity and beautiness

The Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi is...

St. Patrick's Well


Irish legend

Marmore Falls


highest falls in Italy

The Marmore waterfalls, with its 165 meters is...
FOOD AND BEVERAGE - COUSINE

Moena Puzzone Cheese


Strong Taste Cheese

Among the mountains of northern Italy cheese...

The Livornese Cacciucco


Unique Fish Soup

The origins of cacciucco are lost in the mists of...

Il Vinsanto


Tuscan Dessert Wine

The vin santo (or vinsanto) is a type of dessert...
HANDICRAFT - ARTISANSHIP

Montelupo Ceramics


Tuscan Dessert Wine

The tradition of ceramics in Montelupo from the...

Statues of San Gregorio armeno


Tuscan Dessert Wine

The characters of the crèche of the...

The Naepolitan mandolino


Tuscan Dessert Wine

The origin of  this instrument is  the...
 
 
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