Umbria’s history

PRESENT AND PAST TOWARDS THE FUTURE

Umbria boasts a history that crosses several eras and every place has an unque identity, as a result of ancient civilizations that handed down a rich heritage of memories and timeless masterpieces. Umbrians, Etruscans, Sabines and Romans left an immense archaeological heritage, difficult even to quantify, due to the geographical position of this land, which made Umbria a transition area between the Adriatic and Tyrrhenian sea.

THE MIRROR OF ITALIAN HISTORY

In the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, this land became center of history, culture and religion. Its small villages and its towns from Perugia to Assisi, Gubbio and Spoleto, Todi and Orvieto, Spello and Citta di Castello, thanks to their extraordinary historical prosperity and the collection of a dense rich heritage of artistic wonders, are every year a perfect destination of many tourists who come to admire the architectural and historical value of Umbria’s castles, monuments, archaeological sites, together with its Etruscan and medieval walls, churches, artistic and pictorial masterpieces preserved in its museums and galleries. Umbria with more than 250 places of culture is the mirror of Italian history.

Umbria with more than 250 places of culture is the mirror of Italian history.