What you can see in Umbria in 4 days
Day 1 –
Basilica di S. Maria degli Angeli to see the suggestive Porziuncola and Cappella del Transito and Roseto.
Basilica di San Francesco with the saint’s tomb and the magnificent frescoes
Cattedrale di San Rufino, dedicated to the Patron of the city
Basilica di Santa Chiara, where is the crucifix who spoke to Saint Claire
Piazza del Comune and Tempio della Minerva
Spello, the roman ancient stronghold is another pearl to discover.
To see: Piazza della Repubblica and Chiesa di S.Andrea, Porta Consolare, Chiesa di S. Maria Maggiore, famous for Cappella Baglioni.
Bevagna and Montefalco: medieval villages known for good food and good wine !
Day 2 –
Perugia (17 km)
Perugia is rich of history and cultural sites, today the city is modern and cosmopolitan thanks to the University, its most important events are Umbriajazz on July and Eurochocolate in October.
To see: Piazza IV Novembre, Fontana Maggiore, Galleria Nazionale and Cattedrale di San Lorenzo
Gubbio (40 km)
Gubbio is for sure the most picturesque city in the entire world, thanks to its medieval aspect: it is located in the highest point near the Monte Ingino.
To see: Piazza Grande, Palazzo dei Consoli with its Pinacoteca and Museo Civico
Better by Car
Day 3 –
Spoleto is called “città splendida e austera” (city beautiful and austere), is one the most important turistic place in Umbria.
To see: Piazza del Duomo and Duomo where it takes place the ‘Festival dei 2 Mondi’, Teatro Romano
The city of Orvieto, lives in symbiosis with the tuff cliff on which it stands, is an example of integration between nature and architectural structures.
To see: Duomo and Pozzo di San Patrizio
Better by bus, car or train
Cascata delle Marmore (85km)
The Waterfall is one the most singolar natural show in Italy. It’s a fomidable work of Romanic engineering . The jet of the waterfall is divided into 3 spectacular drops for a total of 165 mt.
Cascia and Norcia (90km)
The little village of Cascia is known like the place of birth of Santa Rita.To see: Chiesa di S.Rita da Cascia.
Norcia is in the heart of Valnerina Valley, and the Parco Nazionale dei Monti Sibillini; the city is the place of birth of San Benedetto (Patron of Europe), it’s completely surrounded by ancient walls.
The Pian grande and Castelluccio di Norcia, unique in the world during the amazing flowering.
To see: Chiesa di San Benedetto
Better by car