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Umbria Travel Guide

Umbria Travel Guide

Umbria calls itself the “Green Heart of Italy.” It’s a perfect name for this central, landlocked region of picturesque, medieval hill towns, rolling green farmland and forests. Perugia is the capital of Umbria. Umbria Map Umbria borders Tuscany and Lazio, making it ideal for day trips and weekend escapes from Florence and Rome. It also…

Jazz in January: Umbria Jazz Inverno and Other Winter Festivals in Italy
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Jazz in January: Umbria Jazz Inverno and Other Winter Festivals in Italy

Winter means the music season for most of Italy. Opera productions and church-sponsored chamber music events are typical fare from Lecco to Lecce at this time of year. But you’ll also find jazz and blues in the mix. Umbria, which is home to Umbria Jazz, hosts a summer and winter version of its well-regarded festival. Umbria Jazz…