After only four days in the region, I was already enraptured with Umbria. I had meandered through the quiet alleys in Assisi, explored Isola Maggiore on Lake Trasimeno, strolled in the green and peaceful countryside and – all along – enjoyed delicious traditional food.
With its green hills, dotted with solemn cypresses that stand guard over old medieval castles, Umbria is immersed in a fairy-tale atmosphere. In the evening’s silence, when the air gets chilly and scented, you can easily imagine stories of fairies or brave knights.
When you are a lush region rich in history and art, with a long and deservedly proud culinary tradition, you would think that you have it easy. And you would, unless of course you happen to be in Italy, where pretty much each region is rich in history and art, with […]