Tradition, art and nature converge in Umbria to make this region one of the most picturesque and culturally significant parts of Italy.
Dotted with towns of ancient and medieval origins, evidence of Umbria's long history can still be seen in its architecture, various locally produced handicraft, as well as the folkloric and historic celebrations that take place year-round.
Right: Umbria - Gubbio detailed map
Perhaps the most important centre of this region of Italy is the
town of Gubbio, located 15 km from the property, situated circa
500m above sea level, and buttressed by the Appenine hills. Gubbio
represents the height of medieval civilisation and walking through
its streets one can see that all its historical characteristics
have remained intact. Among some of the more important monuments
that you will find there are:
PALAZZO DEI CONSOLI, built between 1332 and 1337 and today houses
the Civic Museum and the Picture Gallery, containing works by local
and Tuscan artists.