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Tuscany, Umbria, & the Marches

by Dana Facaros

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Published by Cadogan Books, Globe Pequot Press in [London, Old Saybrook, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tuscany (Italy),
  • Umbria (Italy),
  • Marche (Italy)
    • Subjects:
    • Tuscany (Italy) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Umbria (Italy) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Marche (Italy) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesTuscany, Umbria, and the Marches
      StatementDana Facaros & Michael Pauls.
      SeriesCadogan guides
      ContributionsPauls, Michael.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG732 .F27 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 596 p. :
      Number of Pages596
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1436712M
      ISBN 101564404641, 094775458X
      LC Control Number93048978

      Both Tuscany and Umbria are gorgeous regions to visit in Italy, and both are perfect for some of the best family holidays. The lovely vistas of rolling green hills, interspersed with farmlands and vineyards along with majestic and historic cities make both regions an ideal destination for the whole hos is an island located in the Ionian Sea in Greece and is the third-largest. Located near Lake Trasimeno and not far from Cortona, this is a lovely area for exploring ancient Etruscan ruins, as well as the main sites of Eastern Tuscany and Western Umbria. There is a convenient train station located just five kilometers away.

      To D.H. Lawrence, Tuscany was "the perfect centre of man’s universe." Dante, a Tuscan native, more than likely called it "divine." You may conjure up a few superlatives of your own as you walk or pedal from one unbelievable view to the next, gaze at incredible Renaissance art and architecture, and savor delicious pecorino cheese, homemade pasta, fruity olive oils and celebrated Tuscan wines. Umbria is a little less tame than Tuscany in terms of landscape. Monteriggioni is very close to Siena. My friends and I had a car, we visited Montepulciano, Montalcino, Siena, Monteriggione, San Gimignano, Volterra, Pienza, Sansepolcro, Anghiari and Arezzo from .

        • The best hotels in Umbria. Indulge your artistic side. Experience a day of varied culture in Umbria’s capital, Perugia, which is filled with fine Etruscan, Roman and medieval monuments. My wife and I will be spending about 10 days, with a car, in Tuscany and Umbria next July or August. We want to visit at least Siena, Voltarra, Civita di Bagnoregio, and Assisi, as well as drive around and stumble upon other interesting places.


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