Bed & Breakfast in Umbria, Italy
Umbria is steeped in history and culture, which coupled with the exquisite natural beauty of this ancient land have a lot to offer to visitors. Staying at a bed and breakfast in Umbria is a perfect way to discover its authentic charm, immerse in its beauty, sample its famous wines and local dishes, explore thousands of years of history. The cultural layers of many civilizations have created Umbria's unique multifaceted character. Traces of the Umbrian and Etruscan civilizations may be discovered in Todi, Amelia, Castel Giorgio, Orvieto, Ferentillo, Perugia, Foligno, and Bettona. Roman remains may be seen in Spello, San Gemini (Carsulae), Gubbio, Spoleto, Assisi, Terni, Bevagna and Otricoli, Narni. However, Umbria boasts an overwhelmingly medieval character and is dotted with hill towns, where lie exquisite Romanesque and Gothic churches, abbeys, castles, fortresses and towers. These may be seen everywhere in Umbria: Amelia, Gubbio, Spello, Todi, Spoleto, Assisi, Perugia, Foligno, Trevi, Cittą di Castello, St. Silvestro, Bevagna, Acquasparta, Gualdo Tadino, Orvieto, Terni, Narni, Montefalco, Castiglione del Lago, Norcia, St. Michele. Renaissance and especially Baroque style are not that welle developed, yet connoisseurs may see fine palazzos and churches in Perugia, Foligno, Spoleto, Corciano, Umbertide, Castiglione del Lago, Norcia, Terni, Montefalco. Along with these centers of art, culture and history the rural area of Umbria offers world-renowned wines, olive oils and landscapes that have become the region's business card. Its quaint flair of is very appealing to those who prefer to travel off the beaten track and it's a great home base for visiting Umbria's natural wonders. One does not need to travel too far to reach unspoilt natural surroundings. The towering peaks of the Apennines take turns with lush river valleys as Umbria is rich in water and plenty of rivers, lakes and springs carve its soil and rocks to form a landscape that's hard to forget. A bed and breakfast in Umbria may be discovered in 19th century town residences, small palazzos, stone manors, farms and barns, rustic cottages and villas. Traditional or modern, luxury or homey, bed and breakfasts in Umbria invariably offer gracious hospitality, comfort and great value.