Umbria is situated right in the centre of the Italian peninsula, bordering with Le Marche to the East and with Tuscany and Lazio respectively to the North-West and South-West.
Interesting Cities & Distances
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Events & Festivals
Umbria is host to a series of cultural events and festivals visiting the region every year. Click on the links below to the respective relevant web sites for more details:
Trasimeno Music Festival – Magione
Annually by the end of June Angela Hewitt organizes this classical music festival in the breathtaking Castle of the Knights of Malta in Magione.
Umbria Jazz Festival – Perugia
One of the top ranked worldwide jazz festivals attracts the crème de la crème of jazz musicians and performers as well as an international audience gathering early July in and around the historical city center of Perugia.
Festival dei Due Mondi – Spoleto
Play, concerts, ballet, film. Each year early July the city of Spoleto hosts this important art festival.
Trasimeno Blues Festival – Lake Trasimeno
This blues festivals goes around Lake Trasimeno from one town to the other in the second half of July each year.
International Chocolate Exhibition – Perugia
Each October Euro chocolate brings the latest news and activities all related to the irresistible product.
If you enjoy a game of golf, we have listed a few of the nearby possibilities.
With a surface of 128 km2, Lake Trasimeno is the 4th biggest lake in Italy. In it are three islands, the Polvese Island, the biggest, recently transformed to a public park with plenty of aquatic birds, Maggiore Island, the only one inhabited, and the Minore Island. On the banks of the lake are small towns like Castiglione del Lago, Magione, Passignano and Tuoro.
Very important is the fauna of this park, with its wolves, royal eagles and hawks. Most popular sports here are trekking, horse riding, mountain bike, cross-country skiing, skiing, rafting, climbing, cannoning.