When one thinks of the great civilisations of Italy's past, the Romans immediately come to mind; yet not everyone knows that this glorious people, who dominated the world for centuries, drew much from another civilisation that excelled on Italian soil: the Etruscans. They occupied a vast territory stretching from the river Arno to the Tiber, encomp...

The gastronomical specialties of Umbria region are endless. It is one of the areas of Italy with more variety of products and preparation, according to the territory of origin and traditions handed down from family to family. Umbrian cuisine is influenced by the neighboring regions of Tuscany, Latium and Marche, which lead to the birth of the excel...

It is the land of Saint Clare, Saint Francis and Pinturicchio, of picturesque medieval villages and naturalistic areas such as the Monti Sibillini National Park: this is Umbria, a lush land that represents Italy's green lung and provides the backdrop for routes that allow everyone to discover the region's most authentic and unspoilt soul. The Cammi...

Umbria is a region in central Italy that is just to the east of Tuscany and is the only landlocked region throughout all of Italy. The town and wine appellation, Orvieto, is located in the southwestern edge of Umbria bordering the region of Lazio. If you’ve never been to Umbria it’s a must. It’s known as the green heart of Italy due to its lush for...

Lake Trasimeno is one of the most enchanting spots in Umbria, one of the symbols of the natural wealth that only this verdant region of central Italy can offer. Passignano sul Trasimeno is one of the villages located right on the shores of the lake, and one of its hamlets is Castel Rigone, a tiny medieval village with a few hundred inhabitants that...

Ten artists, two countries and one evocative theme: it all adds up to an extraordinary art exhibit that will go on display this September in Perugia, Italy. Known as the Migration Project, the international exhibition brings together a mix of exceptional talent, hard work and artistic vision. The exhibit showcases ten artists from Italy and the US...

Umbria is "the green heart of Italy. Not a jealous heart, but a fertile one," Stanley Tucci said as he drove through central Italy. This small rural region is often overshadowed by its more famous neighbor, Tuscany, which borders the region to the west. But Umbria's history, wild beauty and traditional cuisine make it a hidden gem. With the highest...

The Italy of tourism starts again and looks far away. The Ministry of Tourism and Enit aim to reach the general international public, in collaboration with the Regions, with the partnerships with Eurovision and Giro d'Italia and the support of Coni, thanks to a tourism promotion campaign aimed at many nations around the world. At the center of the...

If you blink, this popular Italian vegetable will already be gone. Even though the growing season for agretti is less than a month long, the plant leaves behind flavors and memories that linger forever. Agretti—one of the most mouth-watering, bitter spring veggies—has always been extremely desirable in the Lazio and Umbria regions of Italy, but now...

May 5 - June 8, 2022. Entrance: Free. Italian Cultural Institute in New York - 686 Park Avenue - New York, NY. Book now. The exhibition is dedicated to the stories of the rescue of 300 Jews in Assisi, and also promotes the city of Assisi thanks to a video dedicated to the beauties of the city and the Franciscan message. The Museum of Memory, concei...