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"Umbrian Vineyards at Dawn" by Tom Robichaud
GENERAL TRAVEL INFORMATION
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A site centered on the regions of Umbria and Tuscany
Descriptions, photos of monuments; contact points for regional and municipal tourist offices; weather
Ample hotel guide
Region of Umbria's official site
A site centered on the region of Latium
An American artist - my brother Tom - brings Umbria to life on his canvases
All Umbrian museums and their websites with links to bios of her most famous artists
Beautiful photos of Assisi by a talented young local
Have a look at one of Assisi's many artisans
Type in "Umbria" and you'll find a wealth of information
Bios of Umbrian saints from The Catholic Encyclopedia
Video documentaries on Assisi, Giotto, St. Francis, St. Clare...
Foods and wines of Umbria
A foods and wine resource
Italian organization dedicated to preserving local gastronomic traditions
FESTIVALS AND EVENTS
World-famous jazz festivals: July in Perugia, late December in Orvieto
Menotti's showcase of drama, dance, concerts and visual arts in Spoleto - end of June/early July
Special events in Umbria throughout the year
If you buy your dream home in Umbria, I know the perfect person to restore it: my husband Pino!