What to do in Umbria

Umbria is known as the “Green Heart of Italy” with rolling fields of windflowers and endless olive groves and vineyards. Umbria is also one of the top culinary regions in Italy, famous for truffles, chocolate and wine. It’s centrally located and has great access to the north and south of Italy.

First Sunday of the month - free admission to state-owned museums and archaeological sites (something which takes place all over Italy)

Assisi, with the beautiful St Francis’ Basilica and St Clare’s Basilica perched on top of a mountain offering an incredible view (this is Isobel’s favourite place)

Spello, a medieval town known for its flowers, mosaics and Roman ruins

Cascata della Marmore, tallest man-made waterfall in the world - created by the ancient Romans and now powers a hydroelectric plant in Terni