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Umbria and the Marches Travel Guide

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Plan Your Umbria and the Marches Vacation

Birthplace of saints and home to some of the country's greatest artistic treasures, central Italy is a collection of misty green valleys and picture-perfect hill towns laden with centuries of history.

Top Reasons To Go

  1. Palazzo Ducale, Urbino A visit here reveals more about the ideals of the Renaissance than a shelf of history books could.
  2. Assisi, shrine to Saint Francis Recharge your soul in this rose-color hill town with a visit to the gentle saint's majestic basilica, adorned with great frescoes.
  3. Spoleto, Umbria's musical Mecca Crowds may descend and prices ascend here during summer's Festival dei Due Mondi, but Spoleto's hushed charm enchants year-round.
  4. Tantalizing truffles Are Umbria's celebrated "black diamonds" coveted for their pungent flavor, their rarity, or their power in the realm of romance?
  5. Orvieto's Duomo Arresting visions of heaven and hell on the facade and brilliant frescoes within make this Gothic cathedral a dazzler.

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Umbria and the Marches Itineraries

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