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Torta al testo: a delight for the palate
  • 17/03/2020
  • Miriam
  • Food & wine

Torta al testo: a delight for the palate

The simple country ingredients, skilfully elaborated by the women of the past, have given rise to traditional dishes that still delight the palate today.
Among the typical regional dishes of Umbria there is the inevitable "torta al testo".

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Castrum, fortress and resort: the history of a castle
  • 13/03/2020
  • Miriam
  • To see: landscape & special place

Castrum, fortress and resort: the history of a castle

Once upon a time there was a castle along the ancient Via Flaminia...
We could start this tale like that, but fortunately that castle is still there.

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An ancient fairy tale: the Republic of Cospaia
  • 04/01/2020
  • Miriam
  • To see: landscape & special place

An ancient fairy tale: the Republic of Cospaia

The history of Umbria hides unusual events such as that of a small independent republic, in the municipality of San Giustino in the Upper Tiber Valley, born because of an error in drawing the borders.

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Via di Francesco and the Route of the Protomartyrs
  • 18/12/2019
  • Diego
  • Umbria green land

Via di Francesco and the Route of the Protomartyrs

Francesco was born in Assisi in 1182 by Pietro di Bernardone, a French cloth trader. It is the scion of a wealthy family, cheerful and fun loving, but not superficial and cynical. Deep down, he is a restless young man eager [...]

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CortonaOnTheMove: photography exhibition
  • 11/07/2018
  • Miriam
  • Events & exhibition

CortonaOnTheMove: photography exhibition

Nestled on the hill overlooking the Valdichiana and Lake Trasimeno, the enchanting Etruscan village of Cortona is appreciated by artists, composers and dreamers.The beauty of the territory, the winding streets, the wine bars, [...]

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Festival dei Due Mondi
  • 09/07/2018
  • Valentina
  • Events & exhibition

Festival dei Due Mondi

The Festival dei Due Mondi, also known as Spoleto Festival, is an international event of music, art, culture and entertainment that takes place annually in the city of Spoleto.

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