Umbria

Umbria Travel Guide

Articles about Umbria

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

Stop by this dairy and cheesemaker for perfect Parmesan.

Things to do in Umbria

The weaving studio is located in a small workshop in Perugia's San Francesco delle Donne, a deconsecrated 13th-century church. Founded by Giuditta Brozzetti in 1921 to showcase the handwork of village women, it's now managed by her daughter and granddaughter.