Beautiful alternatives ... to beauty: lesser known ltalian locations

Oct 19, 2017 771

BY: FRANCESCA BEZZONE

One of the cons about traveling to Italy is the country has so many touristic hot spots it’s almost impossible to enjoy some quiet. One of the pros of traveling to Italy is that for each of those hot spots there are just as many - if not more - equally beautiful places to check out, where a peaceful visitor can breath in some fresher air and hear some more Italian spoken. Wanderers, pilgrims and poets, these are the places you want to spend your next holidays in.

If you liked Assisi, try Montefalco
Assisi, the heart of Italy. Mirror to the country’s medieval heritage and history, as well as home to its saint protector, Francis. Assisi’s beauty will leave you speechless, without a doubt, but if you’d like an alternative, check out Montefalco. Suitably located not far from Perugia, Montefalco is a small village of just over 5000 and one of the Borghi più belli d’Italia. Perched as it is on top of a hill ( it’s not known as the “balcony of Umbria” for nothing), it’s the perfect place to take in the multicolored, gentle curving of Umbrian lands, where olive trees and vineyards are kings.

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SOURCE: http://www.italoamericano.org

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