Visit Umbria

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Umbria is a region in central Italy that has been described as the green heart of the country. It is known for its rolling hills, lush forests, and medieval hill towns. There are many tourist attractions here such as Assisi, a town famous for its beautiful basilicas and frescoed churches; Spoleto, a small city with stunning architecture and impressive Roman ruins; and Lake Trasimeno which offers breathtaking views of the countryside.

Umbria has had an incredibly rich history since its founding by the Umbri people in 900 BC. In 290 BC it was conquered by Rome and went on to become part of the Papal States until 1860 when it finally became part of unified Italy. Today Umbria maintains some elements from its original culture such as traditional folk music, cuisine, festivals and customs.