The pathways of exquisite taste and rich flavors of Umbria
Umbria is one of Italy’s regions with the highest number of certified 100% Italian wine and food producers. Despite its small size the region is rich in traditions and must-see attractions for visitors who are lovers of food and wine. Come taste, enjoy and experience a wonderful holiday immersed in the Green Heart of Italy.
Each of the four color coded areas contain their own distinct qualities and traditions, where you can follow the pathways of taste, learn and appreciate the entire gastronomic and cultural experience that is Umbria.
Itinerary through Montefalco and the Martani Hills
An evocative gastronomic journey through the center of Umbria, in the land of Sagrantino and some of the most beautiful villages of Italy. This area of Umbria is characterized by the production of wine and extra virgin olive oil of the highest quality.
Itinerary through Orvieto and the Amerini Hills
A large territory where itineraries follow flavors, art and history. Wine and extra virgin olive oil producers and linked together by the Strada dell’olio di oliva Umbria DOP. Along with grape vines, the olive tree is one of the most fertile crops spread on these hills of Umbria.
Itinerary through Perugia, Trasimeno and Altotiberini Hills
A journey that visits the beautiful Perugia, Assisi, and the whole area of the Trasimeno lake with it’s many overlooking towns including Castiglione del Lago, and Passignano. The whole area is characterized by areas of wine and extra virgin olive oil production. Also important is the cultivation of legumes, among which is the local Fagiolina Trasimeno.
Itinerary Through Spoleto and the Valnerina
The territory of eastern Umbria starting from the beautiful town of Spoleto and stretching to the border of the Marche region. Norcia is the main town in this area as well as the cradle of the Umbrian cuisine par excellence with regard to the processing of pork (norcina). This part of the region is characterized then by the massive presence of green areas and pristine valleys, the Valnerina, crossed by the clear waters of the Nera river and lake.