Umbria Travel Guide

Articles about Umbria

By Andrew Sessa
You can’t swing a carafe of Chianti around Italy without hitting a wine tour sipping its way across the best vine-growing, grape-pressing regions in the world. Beer tours, though? Those are fewer and farther between, despite the fact that Itali...
By Mario R. Mercado
It’s rare enough for a classical music recording to gain wide popular and critical success, but since its release this summer, Benedicta: Marian Chant by the Monks of Norcia has claimed the top spot on Billboard’s classical charts for ten weeks in...
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 Sarah Gold

Oases around the world that turn the journey inward.

Hotels in Umbria

The 24-room hotel is set in a 16th-century palace.

Restaurants in Umbria

Stop by this dairy and cheesemaker for perfect Parmesan.

Things to do in Umbria

Stop by for a degustazione in the bio-architectural headquarters, constructed with radon-free travertine stone. Taste the Montefalco Sagrantino red, made from Sagrantino grapes, with sweet hints of blackberry and persimmon.