Tag Archives: Umbria

On or off the beaten path?

This thing called the ‘beaten path’ really isn’t such a bad place. Everyone wants to avoid it, but you have to consider that it includes many of the beautiful destinations and experiences that create the best travel memories…Michelangelo’s David, the … Continue reading

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Today’s Italy Travel Tip: Have Some Fun Watching Italian TV

Recently, we were visiting the town of Gubbio in Umbria and came upon a production company making a TV series.  After asking a few questions, we learned that they were filming an episode of “Don Matteo”, a popular series on … Continue reading

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Valle dei Sogni and the Enchantment of Todi

It was a little windy when we got out of the car. This October was a different from others because the warm weather lasted so long this year. Pools were open longer and there was almost no rain for months. … Continue reading

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Spello casts its spell

There is no such thing as the ideal or most charming Italian village. But you would have to admit–Spello in Umbria comes pretty close. As one of “Italy’s most charming villages”, Spello puts on a magnificent show whenever you might … Continue reading

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30 Days on the Road in Italy…Day 14: Umbria

Come with us as we explore Italy and check out properties for Gira! Italian Vacation Rentals. Today we do some more touring in Umbria, a great spot for a holiday in Italy.  It’s off the beaten path, it’s authentic and … Continue reading

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30 Days on the Road in Italy…Day 13: Umbria

Come with us as we explore Italy and check out properties for Gira! Italian Vacation Rentals. The plan today is to meet up with Roberta at Collestrada, which is Perugia‘s premier shopping mall.  Something that would be very interesting to … Continue reading

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30 Days on the Road in Italy…Day 12: Umbria

Come with us as we explore Italy and check out properties for Gira! Italian Vacation Rentals. Umbria has a special place in our hearts, because this is where the idea for Gira! began, back in 1998.  Our first online catalog contained … Continue reading

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