Umbria

Umbria Travel Guide

Articles about Umbria

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...
By Sarah Gold
When San Francisco ad executive John Porter started planning his annual vacation in 2005, he knew he wanted something different. A seasoned traveler, Porter had already stayed in swanky resorts and explored exotic destinations around the globe—all...

Hotels in Umbria

This three-room B&B in a 19th-century villa is furnished with antique wooden chests and paintings.

Restaurants in Umbria

The black-truffle strangozzi pasta is a standout.

Things to do in Umbria

Select a bottle of syrupy black vinegar—make sure it’s labeled tradizionale, which means it’s made from aged grape must with no added sugar.