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Three of the Best Umbria Summer Festivals
Published on Friday, June 1, 2012 by The Italian region of Umbria lies smack dab in the middle of the country and is the only region in Italy without either a coastal or a foreign border. It is known for its green hills, medieval churches and cuisine that is tied to the land, especially its black and white truffles. The capital Perugia is famous in part as the home of Perugina chocolate. If you are lu...
Umbria’s Castel di Fiori Celebrates Archeoflora
Published on Sunday, May 6, 2012 by Many spring events in Italy mark the arrival of the season's flowers and colorful plants. The medieval village of Castel di Fiori  in Umbria holds a particularly colorful celebration each June, Archeoflora.   The event, to be held this year on June 2 and 3, brings nature and art lovers together for a celebration of flowers, plants and garden furnishing in this hi...