WE ARE AT THE CENTER OF UMBRIA
CASCATA DELLE MARMORE
The Marmore Waterfall is a fundamental stop for anyone who decides to visit the natural beauties of Umbria. it is a natural site of impressive beauty. Paths in the countryside, excursions, activities and a spectacular jump of 165 meters able to excite adults and children! It is in fact the highest waterfall in Italy, among the highest in all of Europe.
This interesting archaeological area, located between Terni and Sangemini, is an ancient Roman municipality built along the route of the Via Flaminia. The area of the Forum is visible with the remains of the basilica and two twin temples, the theater and the amphitheater, both quite well preserved. Finally the beautiful arch of San Damiano
Ancient town rich in history and art; to see the ancient Ponte di Augusto, the Palazzo dei Priori, the Palazzo Comunale or del Podestà la Rocca built in 1374 by order of cardinal Albornoz, up to visit the underground city rich in Roman cisterns, apogee chapels with frescoes, secret cells of the Holy Inquisition.
Spoleto is one of the oldest cities in Umbria, boasting over 2500 years of history. In addition to the wonderful Rocca Albornoziana and the Duomo, walking through the historic center you can immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the Roman Empire by visiting the Roman Theater, the Arch of Drusus and Germanicus, the Roman House attributed to the mother of Emperor Vespasian
Spello preserves important signs of its past and its long history, passed by the Romans and the Lombards and popes and lords. Among the cities in the area, it is the one that certainly counts the greatest number of testimonies from the Roman period. At that time Spello was known as the "splendid Julia colony"
Montefalco is one of the most famous and visited villages of Umbria, also thanks to the fame of the Sagrantino wine produced precisely in these lands. Surrounded by countryside and vineyards, the city center is enclosed within the imposing and ancient walls of Montefalco and preserves civil and religious buildings of great historical and artistic interest.
Trevi rises on a hill in a dominant position with respect to the plain where the Clitunno flows, like most of the medieval villages of the area. The village acquired great importance when, in the Imperial age, the ancient course of the Flaminia was restored. In the plain, in the locality of Pietrarossa, a true "civitas" developed, with monumental buildings of which numerous remains remain, while on the hill the fortified center with strong walls of the I century continued to exist. B.C. still visible.
The ancient town of Roman origins of Bevagna is located at the western edge of the Foligno plain, at the foot of the hilly group where Montefalco rises, near the bend of the Timia river. Bevagna is one of the most beautiful villages in Italy
The pink stone city on the slopes of Mount Subasio is the home of Umbrian spirituality. The history of its great saints, Francesco and Chiara, joins the work of the most famous painters of the Middle Ages. It is possible to start the visit from the upper part of the city, so as to have an easy downhill path.
Perugia is one of the most beautiful Etruscan cities in Italy. Its warm-colored stones, its majestic palaces and the continuous ups and downs have fascinated poets and painters of every century. The historic center stands on a hill and other hills, visible in many points of the city streets, surround it. The ancient heart of Perugia is a variegation of shapes, volumes and colors: bricks, travertine, marbles, columns, arches, doors, walls that trace its long history and that of the peoples and civilizations that inhabited it: Etruscans, Romans , the wealth of the Papal States.
Gubbio, a fascinating and unforgettable city Lying at the foot of Mount Ingino, Gubbio is one of the oldest cities in Umbria, wonderfully preserved for centuries and rich in monuments that bear witness to its glorious past. Dominated from above by the monumental Basilica of Saint Ubaldo which houses the uncorrupted remains of the patron saint, Gubbio hosts architectural masterpieces that symbolize and recall the power of this medieval city-state.
To discover the calm and relaxing beauty of Todi, do not give up walking even in the alleys and alleys of the historic center, rich in history and enchanting views where the churches of various monastic orders and the round doors of the artisan workshops still overlook still today they work and create carpenters, blacksmiths, restorers and ceramists. Along the walls you can still admire Porta Romana, Porta Fratta or Amerina, Porta Orvietana and Porta Perugina.
Important Etruscan center identifiable as Volsinii veteres decadent in Roman times. Several times occupied during the barbarian invasions, under the Lombards (from 606) it had its own accounts. Autonomous municipality since 1137, it soon became a Guelph stronghold in central Italy. The papal nomination of the first podestà, the Roman Pietro Parenzo, dates back to 1199; but the city struggles between the opposing factions of the Monaldeschi (Guelphs) and the Filippeschi (Ghibellines) continued during the century. 13th, until Pope Martin IV was forced to leave the city, where the papal court had long resided, in front of the unbridled anti-Jewish and anti-French movement (1282).