'The green heart of
Italy' - The name of beautiful Umbria.
There are only 830.000 habitants in the region, of
which 153.000 live in the capital Perugia.
The area is 8.300 square kilometers, and the region
borders Lazio and Toscana.
Wonderful video from Umbria
Why travel to Umbria?
The landscape is
characterized by forested hills, and fertile
valleys, rivers and lakes.
Umbria is the ideal place for visitors seeking
the beauties of unspoilt nature and the
splendors of medieval Renaissance art, or
wishing to follow itineraries of historical and
religious interest in the countryside that gave
birth to many saints.
The villages and the towns are rich in historic
monuments, churches, and museums.
The most important centers of cultural, artistic
interest are: Perugia, Orvieto, Assisi, Gubbio,
Spoleto, Todi, Norcia, Amelia, Narni, Trevi and
Spello, ancient cities where the secrets of the
past continue to live on in the present.
Of note are also the
excellent Umbrian Wines and the unique taste of
olive oil, which are a best pleasures for the
The taste of good food is found both in everyday
life, and old traditions, since the culture of
eating and drinking is deeply rooted in the life
of the local people, and it is considered as
valuable as the artistic heritage or the history
of this area.
Delicious local produce results from an intact
natural environment, which has always been
respected and protected.
Below is a small
collection of the photo gallery that can be found on Casa
Pietrarossa's Facebook page from Umbria.
The average temperature in Umbria is
19.3 degrees Celsius. In July and August, the
temperature easily rises above 30 degrees.
way to Umbria....
is only a few hours travel away. There are
many arriving flights to both Rome
and Florence. Rent a car from the
airport, and find the house in only two