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Umbrian saffron: a centuries-long journey
  • 16/05/2021
  • Miriam
  • Food & wine

Umbrian saffron: a centuries-long journey

From Asia to Umbria, the long journey of a plant with magical properties, saffron.
A flower whose history is linked to the region as far back as the 13th century and which today represents one of its gastronomic excellences.

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Legends from an Apennine lake: the magic of Lake Pilato
  • 11/04/2021
  • Miriam
  • To see: landscape & special place

Legends from an Apennine lake: the magic of Lake Pilato

A mysterious place, at the same time magical and demonic: the lake in the heart of the Monti Sibillini Park.
Close to the summit of Monte Vettore, at 1941 metres above sea level, hides a charming natural lake of glacial origin: Lago di Pilato.

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The secrets of Marmore Falls
  • 01/02/2021
  • Miriam
  • To see: landscape & special place

The secrets of Marmore Falls

The five things you (maybe) don't know about one of Umbria's symbolic places: let's discover together the numbers, the history, the myth, the nature and the art of the Marmore Falls.

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A case of history and ancient traditions: Gubbio and its
  • 12/11/2020
  • Miriam
  • To see: town & cities

A case of history and ancient traditions: Gubbio and its "madmen"

To see the Ceri you have to reach the Basilica of Sant'Ubaldo on the top of Mount Ingino, on foot or more comfortably by cable car.
To understand what the Ceri represent you have to discover the ancient city at the foot of Mount Ingino: Gubbio.

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Fantastic creatures and where to find them
  • 26/08/2020
  • Miriam
  • Umbria history & mistery

Fantastic creatures and where to find them

Imagine a very long ridge of a dragon that runs through Italy from north to south, a huge dragon living in the waters of the Mediterranean: welcome to the Apennines.
It is in this ancient landscape that strange creatures "meet"!

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There are heritage that belong to the whole of humanity,
  • 18/07/2020
  • Miriam
  • To see: landscape & special place

There are heritage that belong to the whole of humanity,

Monte Peglia and Selva di Meana Reserve: this is the area of extraordinary beauty that has finally become part of the UNESCO World Heritage since 2018.
A land between the rivers Paglia and Tiber, between Lake Trasimeno and the mountains of Orvieto.

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