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The current prosperity of Assisi is, ironically, tied to a humble saint who shunned riches.
The natural spectacle of Marmore Waterfalls – 165-meter-high jumps – is definitely one of the most impressive and interesting in Europe, as well as the tallest man-made waterfall in the world.
Just two kilometers from San Giustino is a tiny village with a fascinating history.
Diving into a chocolate factory might be every kids' fantasy, and in Perugia it becomes a reality!
The Scarzuola is the surreal work of art designed by Tomaso Buzzi.
Albornoz Fortress rises imposingly on top of Narni, overlooking the gorges of river Nera.
In San Giustino, the imposing Bufalini Castle is quite an impressive sight, one of the rare castles that is still perfectly preserved.
Of the many monuments in Perugia, a must-see sight is the color-draped Collegio di Cambio.
In the tree-covered hills outside Assisi is a mystical place frequented by home-town hero, St.
Orvieto is a beautiful city perched on top of a bluff, but while the streets, palaces and piazzas of the town are admirable, there is a whole world lying below them that most people don't even know about!
Perugia's immense Palazzo dei Priori was built to impress.
The 16th-century Palazzo della Corgna, also known as Palazzo Ducale, in Castiglione del Lago is a gorgeous imposing building, built on the remains of the ancient Palazzo Baglioni.
The majestic building formed by poligonal battlemented walls, four towers and a triangular donjon has been the most important military settlement on the shore of Lake Trasimeno, for ages.
One of the most impressive castles in Umbria dominates the hill town of Assisi.
A fascinating walk in Perugia is along the old aqueduct that transports you into the past while giving you a unique view of the city.
This ancient monument still stands in the middle of Assisi as a witness of the city's long history.
Casteldilago is a hamlet on a hill near Torreorsina and ten kilometers from Terni, at 326 meters above sea level.
At the height of old town Gubbio next to the Cathedral is the distinctive Ducal Palace built by the Dukes of Urbino.
Gubbio's most recognizable building is the Palazzo dei Consoli which dominates the Piazza Grande.
Walking through the narrow streets and marvels of Piazza dei Priori in Narni, you'll be enchanted by Palazzo Comunale (the town hall), known as "Palazzo del Podestà", built in 1273 by the union of three towers.
A unique museum located inside the largest of Perugia's city gates is the Museo delle Porte e Le Mura.
Piazza del Popolo in Todi houses Palazzo del Capitano del Popolo.
The bridge called Ponte delle Torri (bridge of the towers) is the symbol of Spoleto and one of the city's panoramic points.
When the papacy returned to Rome after its exile in Avignon, the pope wanted a territorial defense system and built a series of fortresses.
At Perugia's high point is a highlight piece of artwork in the Cappella San Severo.
Umbria is the green heart of Italy, the central point of the peninsula; but while it lacks a seacoast, it has a fresh water lake to make up for it.
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