Città della Pieve, on the border of Umbria and Tuscany
Città della Pieve is situated on a hill 508 meters high, from where it dominates the Valdichiana and the south side of the Trasimeno area. The city, with its houses that are mostly built from red bricks, is imbued with that typical atmosphere of a medieval town, where...
The castle of Sarteano
From 573 mt. above the sea level, this impressive fortress has been dominating on the centre of Sarteano for eleven centuries, during which it resisted to the many and famous sieges - among them the great offensive of Cesare Borgia, called the Valentino. The fortress...
Torta al testo: Perugian and Umbrian speciality
Torta al testo is one of the many specialities of Umbrian gastronomy. It is very good and appetizing! Literally it means “Cake of the Tile” but a better translation could be “Bread of the Tile”. In some parts of Umbria, nearer to Tuscany it is also known as "crescia"...
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