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Stories and Tips Umbria

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Visiting an Artists Retreat

Written by airynfaerie on 17 Nov, 2009

On a weekend in spring during our year living in Florence we headed out for a couple days in the countryside with friends, a dog, and lots & lots of green scenery...We took a train south to the town of Chiusi, where our friends picked…Read More


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The Churches of Assisi

Written by moatway on 06 May, 2004

Apart from the Basilica of San Francesco, Assisi is the home of numerous churches including two former cathedral churches. The original cathedral was San Rufino in the Piazza San Rufino. It is dedicated to St. Rufinus who originally brought Christianity to Assisi. The nave isn’t…Read More


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Wandering Gubbio

Written by moatway on 06 May, 2004

Gubbio is just north of Assisi and may be the antithesis of the latter. . . not as heavily developed, but to be fair, without the same power to attract. It is a steep town, and with that in mind, if you leave the Piazza…Read More


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Wandering Orvieto

Written by moatway on 06 May, 2004

The smart way to arrive in Orvieto would be by train or bus – the train station is right at the foot of the funicular to the town. If you’re coming in by car, search out the "Parking funicular" sign – the free parking is…Read More


ORVIETO

Written by claireNY on 19 Jan, 2001

Orvieto is a spectacular hill town in Umbria. Don’t skip Orvieto whatever you do. The Duomo of Orvieto is, for me, one of the most beautiful spaces in central Italy. It is the perfect combination of Italian elegance and country simplicity.…Read More


Villa Marina

Written by Clove17402 on 19 Apr, 2007

A private house, built in the 1500s, restored and pretty modern. Three bedrooms and two baths, living room, dining room, and eat-in kitchen. There were olive groves on one side and a vinyard on the other with flowers and lavender all over.…Read More


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