La dolce UMBRIA. . . is a province for all seasons
Umbria has been blessed with extraordinary natural beauty. Dominated with picturesque forests and rolling valleys whose colors change with the seasons, Umbria has been dubbed Italy’s “green heart.”
The culinary riches of Umbria—such as truffles, local prosciutto, sausages, handmade pastas, extra virgin olive oils, mushrooms, game, and cow and sheep milk cheeses will dazzle food enthusiasts! This” must visit” food destination offers fine Italian wines, now world renowned. Sip wines that were enjoyed by popes and nobles during Renaissance.
Filled with historical villages and art towns, it is also known for its green hills where during the right season you can often see people harvesting figs, grapes or olives. Among the delicacies to try in this region is the white and black truffle, their saffron and the delicious lentils from Castelluccio located at the border between Umbria and Marche.
Active travelers will enjoy its opportunities for hiking, trekking, mountain biking, free climbing, caving, paragliding and canyoning.