Umbria

Umbria Travel Guide

Articles about Umbria

By Spencer Peterson
Colombian painter and sculptor Fernando Botero, he of the ample, exaggerated figures depicted in flat, bright colors, has created a promotional poster for the upcoming Festival of Two Worlds in Spoleto, Italy. The ad, featuring a dancing couple in...
By Sandra Ramani

Taking off on a trip alone? Here are the best places to stay—and the solo amenities not to miss—around the world.

By Travel + Leisure Staff

Medieval churches, cobblestoned streets, and endless olive groves: head to these small European towns to discover a country’s soul.

By Valerie Waterhouse
Festival del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Florence, Tuscany; May 2–June 24 This year, the country’s most important classical festival honors the 200th birthdays of Verdi and Wagner. Daniel Barenboim and Claudio Abbado—the current and former musica...
By Andrea Bennett
Across Europe Abercrombie & Kent Villas Best For: Excursions; local staff; user-friendly website Five decades of experience as a luxury travel operator gave A&K a healthy head start with its 135-property villa-rental offshoot, which launched in...

Hotels in Umbria

This 10th-century tower features seven suites outfitted with Moroso armchairs and sunken stone baths; five have floating steel staircases. One caveat: the hotel is hard to find, so bring a map.

Restaurants in Umbria

Order dense, flourless chocolaty squares of torta barozzi, a singular family specialty from the 1800's hinting surprisingly of peanuts. Enjoy it at a table beneath a pretty covered walkway.

Things to do in Umbria

Drizzle truffled honey on slices of young pecorino at this wonderful truffle shop near Città di Castello.