Farm villa vacation rental in Umbria, Italy
Region (the Italian equivalent of a State, County or
Province) of Umbria in central Italy is essentially rural
and characteristically presents vistas of verdant green
hills. The largest town in Umbria is Perugia
(population about 170,000). Umbria is well-known for its many churches,
a few of them going back to Roman times (notably in Assisi), many of them Romanesque, many of them with beautiful frescoes or sculpture.
Roman remains are far more common in Umbria than in
neighbouring Tuscany, due, obviously, to the greater
proximity to Rome and to the presence of the via Flaminia
running from Rome through Umbria to the Adriatic at Rimini.
Roman remains include some fine bridges, the Roman bridge
at Narni being the largest Roman bridge ever built.
Ponte delle Torri, Spoleto, Umbria, Italy
For your vacation rental in Tuscany, Italy
how to make your dollars go further?
Rent a whole apartment in the country
for less than the price of a smallish hotel room in a city, and
eat more often at your accommodations.
Almost all Tuscan supermarkets of any size offer freshly cooked hot food, both meats and vegetables, as well as
a huge range of fresh pastas, cold cuts, cheeses, vegetables in olive oil, fruits and other
local products, not to mention wine at a fraction of
your visit to Tuscany - stay in the cool Chianti hills - Bed and Breakfast rooms, country and village vacation apartments with pool
(agriturismi). Click here for our Greve
in Chianti Tuscany vacation rentals plus everything you need to know about Chianti.
Umbria Lake Trasimeno
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