In this short article, we have collected some advice from our previous articles about villages to visit in Italy. Specifically, in this article you will learn about the villages that we recommend you visit in Umbria and Lazio during this year.
The villages of Umbria are an ideal tourist destination for discovering an authentic and evocative side of Italy. Here are some of the reasons to visit the villages of Umbria:
- Art and culture. Umbria is a region rich in art and culture, with well-preserved medieval villages that house artistic treasures such as frescoes and paintings by great artists such as Giotto and Perugino.
- Nature. Umbria is a green and lush region, with breathtaking landscapes such as the Valnerina mountains and Lake Trasimeno, the largest lake in central Italy.
- Food and wine. Umbria is famous for its delicious cuisine, with typical dishes such as farro soup, porchetta and wild boar sausages. Furthermore, the region produces some of the best wines in Italy, such as Sagrantino di Montefalco.
- Atmosphere. These places have a unique and charming atmosphere, with narrow winding streets, historic squares and ancient churches that will make you feel as if you have stepped back in time.
As for the best times to visit them, it depends on your preferences. Summer is a busy time, but offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy nature and outdoor events. Spring and autumn are instead excellent times to visit the villages of Umbria, when temperatures are mild and there is less tourist crowding. In addition, there are many food and wine festivals in the autumn, offering the opportunity to sample local specialties and immerse yourself in Umbrian culture.
Here are the villages of Umbria that we recommend this year
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Scopri di più su questa storia / © Umbria Tourism – www.umbriatourism.it
Have you already visited Panicale, with its well-preserved historic centre, dominated by the Civica Tower?Panicale is a beautiful medieval village located in the Umbria region of Italy. It is known for its historical and architectural beauty, but also for its culture and traditions. This village is famous for its well-preserved historic centre, which is dominated by the 13th century… [Continua a leggere]
Scopri di più su questa storia / Foto di Valter Cirillo da Pixabay
Have you already visited Rasiglia, the “little Venice” of Umbria?Rasiglia is a charming medieval village located in the Umbria region of Italy. It is known for its rural charm and natural beauty, but also for its traditional architecture. The village is famous for its old stone houses, its wooden bridges and its water channels… [Continua a leggere]
Scopri di più su questa storia / Photo Viaggiando Italia
Lazio is an Italian region full of ancient villages, each with its own history and charm. Here are some of the most beautiful villages and why they are worth a visit:
- Civita di Bagnoregio: This village, located on a hill in the province of Viterbo, is famous for its beauty and panoramic position. It can only be reached via a pedestrian bridge and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Calcata: This medieval village, located on top of a tufa promontory in the province of Viterbo, is famous for its winding streets, its stone buildings and its many artists and craftsmen who have made it a place of great cultural interest.
- Sermoneta: This village, located in the province of Latina, is famous for its castle and towers, as well as for its ancient streets and architecture. It is an ideal place to discover the medieval history of Lazio and enjoy the beauty of the surrounding countryside.
- Anagni: This village, located in the province of Frosinone, is famous for its cathedral and its town hall, both rich in art and history. It is also famous for being the birthplace of Pope Boniface VIII.
- Subiaco: This village, located in the province of Rome, is famous for its monastery of San Benedetto and for the Grotta di San Benedetto, where the saint lived as a hermit. It is an ideal place to discover the spirituality and history of Christianity.
In general, visiting the villages of Lazio means immersing yourself in Italian history and culture, discovering the hidden treasures of these ancient cities and enjoying their architectural and scenic beauty. Furthermore, many of these villages offer delicious local cuisine and the possibility of participating in traditional festivals and events, making the experience even more unforgettable.
Here are the villages of Lazio that we recommend this year
What to do during a visit to Civita di Bagnoregio? Here some tipsWhat to do during a visit to Civita di Bagnoregio? Civita di Bagnoregio is a city in the province of Viterbo, , known for its extraordinary landscape and for its history. When you visit Civita di Bagnoregio, there are several activities you can do to… [Continua a leggere]
Scopri di più su questa storia / Photo Alessio da Pixabay
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Scopri di più su questa storia / Anagni la città dei Papi. Photo Bruno Bartolomucci
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Scopri di più su questa storia / Marta, Lago di Bolsena. Photo Alessandra Alessandrucci
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