Umbria region is exquisite, mystical, peaceful, and best of all, unspoiled. Centrally located, this one landlocked region of Italy is often referred to as the green heart of the Country and it is an especially verdant region of mountains, rolling green hills, forests, tumbling rivers, lush farming land, hiking trails, vineyards, and awe inspiring and time transporting views.
Out of Umbria come extraordinary and highly regarded wines, both red and white, olive oils, whole grains, exquisite truffles, first rate prosciutto, sausages and other pork products, honeys, cheeses – and much more. In less two hours time circa visitors can reach Rome or Florence. The splendid mediaeval towns of Perugia, San Francesco town of Assisi with the just restored Giotto paintings of the, Gubbio, Norcia and Cascia as well as the ski station of Forchecanapine and the Trasimeno Lake area all amazing spots and must-see destinations.
The Province of Terni, from the Nera valley to Orvieto is a surprising one, with a rich offer: hills covered with vineyards and olive groves, bordered with green mountains, surrounded by enchanting valleys where nature still reign and creatures of the wood live free, undisturbed by civilization, and some wild areas such as Marmore falls. A complete region, so centrally located to constitute the perfect option for those who want to get the best of Italy in once.