With cities full of art and history, a hilly countryside planted with cypresses, vineyards and olive trees, Monasteries, Hermitages, medieval towns, lakes and parks with many sport activities, a worldwide renown gastronomy offering among other black truffle and famous cold cuts, Umbria, also called the "new Tuscany" is a region of Central Italy where the authenticity, the nature, the traditions and the spirituality have been preserved. Discover Assisi, Perugia, Spoleto, Todi, the lake of trasimeno, the Sibylline Mountains park and "Le Marmore" waterfalls. Visit excellent wineries and taste famous red or white wines the likes of Sagrantino, rosso di Montefalco or Orvieto classic.

A few words about gastronomy

Umbrian cuisine, closely linked to local and seasonal products, is based mainly on meat and local products with a wide use of cereals. In the area of Lake Trasimeno, the meat is obviously replaced by lake fish. The most noble product of gastronomy in Umbria is undoubtedly the Tartufo (black or white truffle) which decorates antipasti as well as pasta or meat dishes; you will therefore find it in Crostini al Tartufo (bruschette), in Strangozzi and Umbricelli al tartufo (fresh homemade pasta) or in the sauce that accompanies tagliata (similar to beef tenderloin). Another excellent product: charcuterie also known as Norcineria. Find more information in our gastronomic guide…


Our suggested hotels in Umbria

Villa country house Perugia - Umbria

Located in the middle of the countryside between Perugia and Trasimeno Lake, this charming country h... Visit the villa

Luxury hotel Assisi

Restful stay at a stylish luxury small hotel located in a former Benedictine Monastery on the height... Visit the hotel

Luxury hotel Norcia - Umbria

The boutique hotel, housed in a 16th century palazzo of Norcia's old town, offers guests a distinct ... Visit the hotel

Informations pratiques

The "Perugia Città Museo" card allows you to visit up to 5 Museums of the city including the extraordinary National gallery of Umbria anf grants discounts and reductions on services and some of the temporary exhibitions.

Umbria is a region easy to visit by car. The proximity with Lazio, Marche and Tuscany is an opportunity to create interesting itineraries. There are also many trails to follow, by walk or bicycle, the path of Saint Francis and the Via Francigena. High speed trains connect Rome to Spoleto.

By plane: Rome Fiumicino International Airport, Florence Airport, Perugia Airport
By train: Perugia Station