places to visit
Assisi – home to St. Francis, with more Giotto frescoes than you could count.
Perugia – the capital of Umbria; the historic centre is a delight and the remains of the ancient underground city astonishing.
Montone – a perfectly restored archetypal medieval hill top town, with many festivals throughout the year.
Citta di Castello – the walled central city hosts an extensive market twice weekly.
Sansepolcro – another walled city, with several important Piero della Francesco paintings.
Arezzo – where ‘La Vita è Bella (Life is Beautiful)’ was filmed.
Siena – during the annual running of the famous Palio races you can’t get near the place, but any other time it is enchanting.
Florence – everything you could dream about in an Italian city.