In the heart of Italy, the historic region of Umbria, bordered by Tuscany, Lazio and Marche, provides a green and unspoiled landscape that inspired painters and poets to capture its unique, timeless beauty. This medieval green masterpiece is not to be missed.
Rolling hills, verdant valleys, mountains and plains all combine to form a perfect setting that captivates and charms from the moment you visit. Umbria is also the only region with no coastline. Tempted? Browse the Travelopo portfolio of beautiful holiday homes, villas and apartments today!
Whether you’re soaking up the natural and historical beauty found around Lake Trasimeno, Italy’s largest central lake, or enjoying a stroll around one of the many characterful medieval towns, such as the UNESCO world heritage site at Assisi, you feel part of a rich historical pageant. If you’re lucky, you may well stumble across a traditional festival that celebrates and shares age old traditions with Umbria’s many visitors.
Umbria is known for its many parks and protected nature zones, with the region encompassing a large part of Monti Sibillini National Park, also spreading across the Italian Marche region. The national park comprises the most elevated mountainous group in the Umbro-Marchigiano Apennines. Why not take advantage of the excellent trekking, rock-climbing, mountain-biking and rafting on offer here and fill your Umbria holiday itinerary!
Or head to the 128sq-hm Lake Trasimeno, also known as Trasimene or Thrasimene, in the Perugia province. This natural paradise spills Umbria over into Tuscany is the perfect spot for blissful relaxation, with the lake’s trio of islands to admire; Maggiore, Minore and Polvese. View our Umbria rentals close to the natural landmark for an incredible Umbria getaway…
Umbria’s capital city of Perugia is a fantastic area of the region to explore; an area becoming more and more popular amongst travellers and tourists. The medieval city is widely regarded as the cultural and artistic centre of the region, host to an array of renowned festivals and events through the year, notably the Umbria Jazz Festival every July. Explore the city’s hilltop town centre with its Etruscan, Roman and medieval monuments; discover the Etruscan well (Pozzo Etrusco) and sample some of the city’s world-class – and world-famous – chocolate!
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Or choose Orvieto, a small city perched on a rock cliff, a destination with significant cultural heritage, scattered with brilliant museums and monuments. With its charming, small squares, panoramic views and tranquil strolls, the city’s a brilliant romantic escape too!
History-lovers should certainly visit the UNESCO medieval city of Assisi, the birthplace of St.Francis on the slopes of Monte Subasio, founder of the homonymous Religious Order of the Franciscan. Don’t miss the landmark 11th century Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi, an ornate monument to Italy’s patron saint. Browse our array of holiday rentals in and around Assisi and secure your perfect Umbria holiday home.
Or for a quiet break, discover Bevagna in the Perugia province, with its Roman remains and mosaics and charming main museum. For holiday-foodies, the native truffles are a must on your Umbria break, as are the delicious assortment of cheeses, salamis and sausages – accompanied by any number of excellent regional wines!
The Umbria region enjoys a humid, sub-tropical climate, with hot and dry summers (the hottest and sunniest weather typically between June and September where temperatures can soar to exceed 30*C). Many choose to visit this beautiful region out of the peak-summer season, with the autumn months still offering hours of sunshine each day, with a cooler, more comfortable climate.
Dreaming of an escape to the ‘Green Heart of Italy?’ Perhaps one of Italy’s best kept secrets, a holiday to this central region in the Italian countryside shouldn’t be overlooked. A trip here promises the perfect combination of idyllic relaxation, immersed in breathtaking natural beauty, and fun-filled outdoor activities to keep the whole family busy.
And with its rich history and amazing food, you’ll easily fill your days here, whether you desire an epically romantic break, family escape or solo trip for the ultimate ‘me-time’.
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