Five Fabulous Festivals in Umbria

costumed ladies are Calendimaggio in Assisi

Umbria-- with its bucolic patchwork landscape of vineyards, olive groves, and tiny medieval stone hilltowns--is not known as a big party destination. The Umbrians are generally a staid and reserved populace, and the rolling hills and sleepy villages that characterize this region in central Italy lend themselves more to contemplatively sipping cappuccinos in tiny piazzas than bacchanal excess and ... Read Full Article