Umbria

Perugia in the Spotlight

The Griffin of PerugiaPerugia has been in the news a lot lately but for all the wrong reasons. The picturesque capital of the region of Umbria has been the location of the media circus that has been the Amanda Knox/Raffaele Sollecito trial. And … Read more...

The Hill Towns of Umbria

AssisiNo matter where you go in Italy, if you find the highest point in a particular city or region you will likely find some interesting history. Umbria, the region right in the heart of central Italy, is particularly blessed with … Read more...

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