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Umbria places to visit and attractions

Below you can explore some of the most popular highlights and places of interest in the Umbria region. See also our Umbria travel guide.

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Amelia

The fortified town of Amelia has many palazzos and monuments from the 16th-18th centuries
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Assisi

The birthplace of Saint Francis of Assisi is best known for its basilica dedicated to the saint
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Bastia Umbra

In Bastia Umbra old town you can see impressive churches and artworks, among other historic highlights
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Bettona

The historic centre of the village of Bettona still retains its fortified walls, in part Etruscan in origin
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Bevagna

The Piazza Silvestri in the heart of Bevagna is a lovely piazza surrounded by medieval buildings
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Cascia

Cascia has many important religious monuments including the famous Shrine of Saint Rita of Cascia
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Castiglione del Lago

Still retaining its 13th century defensive walls, Castiglione del Lago is on the shores of Lake Trasimeno
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Citta Della Pieve

The town of Citta della Pieve is best known for its many artworks by the renaissance artist Perugino
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Citta di Castello

The small historic centre of Citta di Castello contains an impressive number of historic palazzos and churches
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Foligno

The cathedral and cloisters, and the impressive art museum, are the highlights of a visit to Foligno
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Gualdo Cattaneo

The Borgia’s Fortress is the main attraction in Gualdo Tadino, which also has several interesting churches
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Gualdo Tadino

The fortress and castle museum are the principal attraction in the small town of Gualdo Tadino
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Gubbio

The numerous historic monuments in Gubbio span the period from the Ancient Romans to the Renaissance
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Lisciano Niccone

The village of Lisciano Niccone is visited for the castle ruins, part of the Archaeological Park of Cortona
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Lugnano in Teverina

The medieval village of Lugnano in Teverina has several interesting historic buildings including the Collegiate Church of Santa Maria Assunta
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Magione

The fortress is the principal monument in the ancient town of Magione
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Montefalco

The ancient village of Montefalco still retains its imposing fortified walls and interesting old town centre
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Narni

The older part of Narnia has retained a great deal of its medieval character, palazzos and alleyways
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Nocera Umbra

The cathedral, art museum, and streets around Piazza Caprera are the highlight of a visit to Nocera Umbra
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Norcia

Medieval Norcia retains an attractive centre with narrow streets and the Church of Saint Benedict among the sights
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Orvieto

Famous for its 13th century cathedral, Orvieto also has other interesting monuments to discover
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Perugia

The important art gallery and the many historic buildings combine to make Perugia a highlight of your visit
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Pietralunga

The fortress and surrounding palazzos are the heart of your visit to Pietralunga
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San Gemini

The ancient part of San Gemini is very pleasant to explore and has several individual monuments of note
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Sellano

Despite several earthquakes across the centuries Sellano still retains an attractive village centre
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Spello

The attractive medieval village of Spello has an attractive ancient centre and also several important artworks
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Spoleto

Numerous historic monuments from the Roman to Renaissance periods ensure Spoleto is a very popular destination
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Terni

The ancient centre of Terni and the natural environment of the Marmore waterfall combine to make a varied destination
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Todi

Beautiful medieval palazzos, a cathedral and the Etruscan Museum are among the highlights of a visit to Todi
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Trevi

The hillside position, views across the countryside and medieval heart of Trevi make it an unmissable destination
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Umbertide

Best known for its fortress, Umbertide also has several other notable ancient sites of interest
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Valfabbrica

After exploring quaint Valfabbrica be sure to also visit some of the small unspoiled villages nearby
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Valtopina

The region around Valtopina contains numerous ancient villages and churches typical of the region
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