Spoleto, about 45 km away is this wonderful city, an example of a medieval village. Extraordinarily rich in art and protagonist of prestigious events, such as the Festival dei Due Mondi, also known as the Spoleto Festival, an international event of music, art, culture and entertainment that takes place annually in July, is among the cities symbol of international culture.
For those who are a fan of television series, in recent years Spoleto has been the filming location of the television series “Don Matteo”.
Cascia, about 12 km away, with the Basilica of Santa Rita and, not far away, Roccaporena, his birthplace.
Along the Via Flaminia that leads from Spoleto to Perugia you can admire other enchanting villages, which all deserve attention.
For each of them we have identified a peculiarity in order to guide our guest in the choice of their itinerary:
Trevi, a medieval village that stands on the slopes of Mount Serano, perched on a hill full of olive groves and famous for its oil.
Montefalco, a village that stands on the top of a hill covered with olive trees and vines that stands in the center of the Clitunno valleys and famous for Sagrantino, a prestigious red wine derived from the cultivation of the vines that surround the village.
Bevagna, visiting it means going back in time. Yes, because the Umbrian town retains its medieval charm intact also thanks to the truly evocative historical re-enactments such as the “Mercato delle Gaite” which takes place in the second half of June.
Spello, a village nestled on a spur of Mount Subasio, with the best preserved Roman walls in Italy. It is famous for the “Infiorata,” the event that takes place every year on the feast of Corpus Domini.
Assisi, city of San Francesco where you can admire Giotto’s paintings in the Upper Basilica.
Perugia, a city of art rich in history and monuments, which in July hosts, among its many events, “Umbria Jazz”, one of the most important international jazz music festivals.