Umbria can be defined a green oasis full of historical and artistic treasures; it’s above all a daydream destination for its quietness and silence, absolutely peerless. In fact, many foreign visitors are enchanted by Umbria and they are wishing to come back for leisure stays.
This territory features sweet hills and great climate diversity: for example Terni is the city with the mildest winter, while Perugia has the most enjoyable temperatures during summer, altogether the old hamlets are cozy and recommended if you are looking for a retreat from everyday stress.
Not everyone knows that the hills are full of castles, each one with its history and legend: if you like magic the first stage could be the Rocca di Albornoz in Narni, a Medieval theme park where knights, storytellers and craftsmen will lead you in a journey through centuries, even the tavern offers dishes prepared according to the traditional recipes!
On Sundays, enjoy the flag throwers shows, the Medieval music concerts and the archery competitions. Visit the Rocca is easier if you book a stay at a historical Hotel in Narni, for the strategical position and the fairy mood of these hills.
During summer are available many guided tours along with landscape experts to the most beautiful Umbrian villas and gardens. Among these we suggest the Castle of Civitella Ranieri in Umbertide, surrounded by a centennial wood, Villa Magherini Graziani in San Giustino, built in 1616, where to admire a romantic Italian garden, then Palazzo Marini Clarelli, just opened to the public, in the historical center of Perugia. These are the most elegant palaces of Umbria and the guided tours are a unique chance to closely discover these villas and know the oddities related to their own noble origins. Relax at Lake Trasimeno
A nice idea to finish your summer itinerary in Umbria is a visit at Lake Trasimeno, reachable by train or pullman by Perugia and full of attractions. Do you like beaches? The lake will amaze you thanks to the well-equipped beach resorts with beach volley courts, parasols, beach chairs and loungers.
Who prefers trekking can visit the Park of Lake Trasimeno, a naturalistic wonder open to visitors all year round. Her lake a sheet of silver wrote Lord Byron, inspired by this lake, a recommended stage also for wine lovers: the wine Colli del Trasimeno is produced in the surrounding hills and, of course, tastings at the historical cellars are available!
Who wants to experience the journey of the senses in Passignano sul Trasimeno, will enjoy a tasting that involves all the five senses, letting allow you to appreciate wine to the utmost. www.lagotrasimeno.co.uk
Umbria means passion for beauty, wellness and old traditions, a successful formula.