Places to visit
Assisi :
Thanks to the richness of its famous monuments, Assisi is easily and fairly regarded as one of the most popular and sought Italian art destinations. The thick historical events that came one after the other left very precious marks in the form of Churches, Palaces, Castles, and ruins witnessing ancient supremacies...
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Bevagna :
.Ancient Umbrian village then conquered by the Romans through the access from the ancient Via Flaminia (220 BC). In 89 BC it became an important Roman municipium called Mevania, more extended than the later Medieval town, reached by the Teverone river that flowing into the Topino and Chiascio, merges with the Tevere...
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Campello sul Clitunno :

The modern Campello Alto (the high part of town), part of the Campello sul Clitunno’s urban centre, was founded in 921 by Rovero of Champeaux, baron of Burgundy, come to join the Frank duke of Spoleto, Guido. He was named count by the Emperor Lamberto, and settled to rule the town..
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Cannara :
In the surrounding of the village there are many monuments to be visited, but, outstanding among others are the Chiesa di San Donato, a circular-plant mill, a church once been a lazaret and the renowned temple of Piandarca. The Chiesa di San Donato stands nearby the Topino bridge, along the road to Assisi. It was erected in 1667  to protect a frescoed icon of the "Madonna col Figlio tra i Santi Francesco e Donato” (Vergin with Child between St Francis and St Donato), contained in a countryside temple…>> read more
Deruta :
Its origins are lost back in time and are not clear nowadays. A certain fact is its strong link with Perugia of which it was always a solid bastion against the opposing town of Todi.
Renowned for its production of majolica works and varnished ceramics since at least 1290, although archeological finds witness an even more ancient production... >> read more
Foligno :
Founded by the Umbrians , after the Sentino battle (296 BC), it became a Roman town taking the name of Fulginium or Fulginia. Situated at the crossroad of the main commercial roads of the time, it stands at the merging point of two separate branches of the Via Flaminia - the roads for Assisi and Perugia…>> read more
Gubbio :
Just outside the Porta Romana stands the Chiesa di S. Agostino. Works to build it started in 1251, to be consecrated in 1294. Its brickwork façade was renovated in 1790. The interior is constituted by a single nave supported by 8 lateral arches, a typical architectural feature in Gubbio…
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Montefalco :
Access to the historical centre is through the characteristic Porta di S. Agostino (St. Augustine’s gate, also called Stradone), the main of the four entrances from the well maintained surrounding walls around the centre.…
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Spello :
Lying at the southern foothills of the Monte Subasio, and entirely built with the rosy limestone of the same mountain, it is characterised by such intense colours to shine at sunset. With Umbrian origins, Spello later became a Municipium Romano under the name of Hispellum. Emperor Augustus called it “Splendissima Colonia Julia”…
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Spoleto :
Picturesque and sober, boasting a very ancient history, Spoleto is one of the most renowned tourist centres of Umbria, not only for its precious archeological, medieval and Renaissance monuments, but also for the cultural events of strong interest across the year, which are a source of strong attraction...>> read more
Todi :
Founded by the Umbrians, it became Etrurian between the 5th and 4th century BC, with the name of Tutere, turned first into a guildhall, and then into the Colonia Julia Fida Tuder under imperial age, under the tribe of the Clustumina>> read more

Trevi :
“Di Trevi la città, che con iscena d’aerei tetti la ventosa cima tien si che  a cerchio con l’estrema schiena degli estremi edifizi il pie s’ adima; pur siede in vista limpida e serena e quasi incanto il viator l’estima, brillan templi e palagi al chiaro giornoe sfavillan finestre intorno intorno” [Giacomo Leopardi - Italian poet ]
(Here is a town made of myriads of tiny roofs spreading over its windy hills  and rarefying into the downhill valleys. These clear and serene views are such to capture the eyes of the ravished visitor who sits to contemplate its splendor. Down there are temples and palaces shining in the daylight, and gleaming windows dancing their sparkle about). >> read more

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