Umbria, Italy

Umbria is a region of Central Italy, bordered by Tuscany to the west, the Marche to the east and Lazio to the south. This region is mostly hilly or mountainous; the capital of the region is Perugia. Amongst other important towns in this region are Assisi, Todi, Terni, Orvieto and Spoleto.

Rich in history and in nature, Umbria offers the Falls of the Marmore, which are the highest in Italy; the sources of the Clitunno and Mount Subasio. The Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli and the Rocca Maggiore. The ancient city of Spoleto offers the Roman Theater and Druso’s Arch. Near Perugia, people can visit the Ipogeo del Volumni, which is an Etruscan tomb.

Things to See & Do

* Piazza IV Novembre - Perugia
* Roman remains - Spoleto
* Marmore Falls
* National Gallery of Umbria - Perugia
* Palazzo dei Consoli - Gubbio

General information

Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency - Euro (€)
Language – Italian
Land Area – 8456 km²
Population – 900,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC + one hour
International Country Telephone Code – 39

Port Location – The closest major port to Umbria is located in Ancona.

Travel Links – Umbria can be accessed via rail and bus from Rome, Ancona and Florence. Flights are available to and from the Umbria International Airport located in Perugia.

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