A holiday home in Umbria is located in "the land of Francis of Assisi", an Italian region with green hills, vineyards and olive groves and colourful fields. The holiday homes in Umbria are centrally located in the 'Green Heart of Italy', the nickname of this region in Italy. You will find a very variable landscape of vast green plains, cypresses, vineyards and olive trees. There is an infinite variety of flora and fauna, maintained by 7 regional parks and 1 national park. Umbria, with its interesting cities and picturesque villages, is the backdrop for a great holiday from your ideal holiday home in Umbria. Time seems to have stood still here. The holiday homes in Umbria are particularly suitable for nature and culture lovers.

Activities from your holiday home in Umbria

From a holiday home in Umbria you can practice various sports. The beautiful nature makes all the activities here exceptional experiences. Your holiday in Umbria offers various water sports on the many lakes and rivers. Lake Trasimeno is ideal for water skiers, windsurfers and sailors, but Lake Piediluco attracts mostly rowers. At the Marmore waterfall and near the Nera river park, you can go rafting, hydrospeed, kayaking and canoeing. The rapids provide a unique experience! In addition, there are several locations in Umbria where you can fish during your holiday. Plenty of possibilities from a holiday home in Umbria.

Near the holiday homes in Umbria you can always do some great sports on land. Enjoy nature by exploring it on foot, by mountain bike or by horse. The Umbria countryside has several nature trails, something for everyone! In the winter months, you can ski and cross-country in the mountain areas, ideal for an action-filled winter sports holiday. In addition, the region of Umbria has more than 250 routes and special hiking trails, definitely an interesting activity from your holiday home in Umbria. Due to the large amount of mountains and rocks, the Umbrian countryside has many waterfalls and underground caves. In combination with beautiful walks on special jetties, where you will certainly see unique bird species, this is truly a breathtaking experience from your holiday home in Umbria!

The surroundings of the holiday house in Umbria invite daredevils to go hang gliding. From the ground, it is a beautiful spectacle during your holiday in Umbria!

Enjoying your holiday home in Umbria

With its open and hospitable character, Umbria is a wonderful holiday destination. Because of its central location, Umbria is the heart of Italy, so you have various possibilities from the holiday homes in the region. Umbria has a rich history of which the culture and traditions are well-preserved. The strong bond between man and environment is the most important example of this. The mysterious towns and the green countryside indicate an authentic and spiritual way of life. In the many cities there are all kinds of museums and painting collections to be found, all beautiful sights from your holiday home in Umbria.

Many small villages, walled towns and castles are located in the vicinity of the holiday homes in Umbria. Discover some of these castles, you can imagine yourself way back in the past! In Umbria, you will find picturesque towns and villages with numerous art treasures from the past. From your holiday home in Umbria, you can for instance visit Orvieto, Assisi or Perugia, or the villages of Gubbio, Todi, Spello or Montefalco, where the history is still tangible. In addition, it is just wonderful to relax during your holiday in Umbria!

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Holiday in Umbra - FAQs
How many Belvilla houses can I choose from in Umbria?

There are 200 + Belvilla houses in Umbria.

What are the most important places to visit in Umbria?

Lago Trasimeno, Basilica of San Francesco d`Assisi, Marmore Falls, Duomo di Orvieto, and Basilica di Santa Chiara are some of the most important places when visiting Umbria.

Any activities that I must include during my stay in Umbria?

Some of the must try activities in Umbria are: 

  • Water sports
  • Pilgrimage to Assisi
  • Lake Trasimeno offers- windsurfing, kite surfing, and wakeboarding
  • Learn Sailing in Lake Trasimeno and Castiglione del Lago
  • Playing golf at Antognolla golf course
  • Shopping in Perugia


What are the recommended dishes in Umbria?

Some of the recommended dishes in Umbria are Lenticchie di Castelluccio, Minestra di Farro, Torta al Testo, grilled meat, and strangozzi.

When is the ideal time to visit Umbria?

The ideal time to visit Umbria is from July to mid-September.

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