Archive for July, 2013

Gubbio: The Corsa dei Ceri

July 29, 2013

On May 15th, a party linked to Gubbio’s sacred and profane traditions, dear to the people of Gubbio all around the world


5:30am: At dawn the drummers through the streets of the old town go to wake up the protagonists of the race: the Ceri’s Captains and Capodieci. (more…)

July 29, 2013

Walking along St. Francis Way

July 29, 2013

Text written and edited by Chiara Condello

The Way of Saint Francis is a journey of the history and of the heart, a way that follows and passes through many places connected with of St. Francis of Assisi’s life. You move through lush and green landscapes, on the same roads and paths where Francis passed by crossing the plains, hills and mountains; meetings trees, rocks and winding rivers where there is peace all around you… only the sound of the feet among the leaves, the sounds of nature and the memory of joyful verses, that St. Francis sang in his hard pilgrimages, gently interrupt this impressive silence. tel. 346 3254167 tel. +39  346 3254167

As the Saint of Assisi, to the rhythm of your steps, you reach famous medieval towns, where Frances lived the key episodes of his life, the waiving of his goods in Assisi and the miracles in Città di Castello, Pietralunga and Gubbio. You can see (more…)

ARCHAEOLOGY in Terni: Not The Celts BUT THE UMBRIAN NAHARKI lived there

July 25, 2013

marinaBy Marina Antinori

The population of “Umbrian Naharki” had been the topic of the show “Il salotto buono… di sera” hosted by Livia Torre, which aired on November, 21st at 20.40 on Teleterni, visible through web streaming. Dr. Maria Cristina De Angelis of the Superintendence for Archaeological Heritage of Umbria, Dr. Marina Antinori, Dr.. Stefano Ferrari, Stefano Montori Speleological Group of Terre Arnolfe as guests.

The topics were about the necropolis of Acciaierie (X-IV century BC.), the (more…)

In Umbria Country House “La Locanda di San MIchele”

July 24, 2013


The Suites:

san1The two exclusive suites we have, the “Suite Baudelaire” and “Suite Verlaine,” inspired by the great 19th century French poets, are nicely decorated, and everything in them, even the smallest detail, refer to the style of the historical period and to its own poet, differing one from the other, only by the (more…)

Locanda San Michele … TRY IT!

July 24, 2013

locanda san micheleThe restaurant “Locanda San Michele” reopens, in Via Ballarini 3/5, in the historic village of Corciano, with a new young and dynamic management.

From Saturday, July 6th, every day for both lunch and dinner, guests can taste typical Umbrian cuisine revisited and offered in a (more…)


July 23, 2013
Benedetta Tintillini

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by Benedetta Tintillini

What could be better than spending your time on activities that mix leisure and culture, in a friendly and informal atmosphere. Anyone who wants to participate in Matavitatau’s next activity, scheduled on August 3rd and 4th, 2013, open to members and not memebers, can enjoy the sun and the sea, on a guided (more…)

Spello: the infiorate of Corpus Domini are ready to start

July 18, 2013

English Version

by Benedetta Tintillini

infiorata_spello2This year too, as in every springtime, the works for the feast of Corpus Christi and the beautiful, fragrant and colorful procession of floral carpets of the Infiorata are beginning in Spello, tribute to the solemn procession of Corpus Christi, born as a demonstration of the religiosity of the territory. Around 1930 by the devotion of a woman in Spello the first carpets with fennel and broom were (more…)