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Religione e spiritualità

Religión y espiritualidad

Religious and spiritual points of interest in Umbria

Umbria is a region known historically as the land related to religion and spirituality,the phenomenon dates back to ancient times when Christianity was not yet common in our country, and in many parts of the Umbria, thriving intellectual centers of worship and related pagan religions of various kinds.

Just think of places like Todi, where he worshiped the God Mars or Gubbio (Iguvium), where in pre-Roman times the ancient Umbrians celebrate religious ceremonies in honor of the city-state.

With the advent of Christianity in Umbria is crucial that became the center of Christian spirituality and gave birth to many saints and important figures like St. Francis, St. Clare, St. Valentine, St. Scholastica and St. Rita of Cascia.

Over time, the Umbria has become the cradle of spiritual and devotional movements that have helped to build places of celebration of great importance, including churches, monasteries and convents.

Bella Umbria offers the greatest places of religious and spiritual in Umbria.

  1. The Cathedral of the Annunciation

    Todi (PG)
    Tipología: Religione e Spiritualità 
    In a dominant position on the higher side of the Piazza del Popolo stands the majestic Cathedral of the Annunciation, the place of Catholic worship more important than Todi.
  2. The Sanctuary of Merciful Love in Collevalenza

    Todi (PG)
    Tipología: POI  Religione e Spiritualità 
    On a hill that gently slopes towards the valley, about 6 km from Todi, the Sanctuary of Collevalenza, dedicated to the Merciful Love of Jesus.
  3. Sassovivo Abbey

    Foligno (PG)
    Tipología: Religione e Spiritualità 
    Just 6 kilometers from Foligno, set in the idyllic natural landscape, is the Sassovivo Abbey, founded in the second half of the eleventh century by Benedictine monks.
  4. Eremo delle Carceri (Carceri Hermitage)

    Assisi (PG)
    Tipología: Religione e Spiritualità 
    Near Assisi there is the Eremo delle Carceri (Carceri Hermitage), the place where St. Francis of Assisi and his followers retreated to pray and meditate.
  5. Bosco di San Francesco (St. Francis' Wood)

    Assisi (PG)
    Tipología: Religione e Spiritualità 
    Bosco di San Francesco (St. Francis' Wood) is an amazing example of Italian rural landscape of 64 acres and over 800 years of history.
  6. Saint Anthony the Abbot

    Cascia (PG), Norcia (PG),...
    Tipología: Religione e Spiritualità 
    Saint Anthony the Abbot (Coma, Qumans 250/251 - desert of the Thebaid January 17th, 356/357) is the patron Saint of the pets, livestock, of the farmer and related and/or derivatives work (such as...
  7. Saint Fermina (Firmina)

    Amelia (TR)
    Tipología: Religione e Spiritualità 
    Saint Fermina (or Saint Firmina, is equivalent) is the Patron Saint of the Sailors, Amelia and Civitavecchia. In Amelia is celebrated on November 24th each year.Fermina was born in Rome in...
  8. Santa Rita de Casia

    Cascia (PG)
    Tipología: Religione e Spiritualità 
    St. Rita of Cascia, one of the most venerated and invoked Saint by practicing Catholics, was born from Antonio Lotti and Amata Ferri, two "pacieri di Cristo” (ancestors of the modern “civil...
  9. Cappella del Transito

    Assisi (PG)
    Tipología: Religione e Spiritualità 
    The Chapel of the Transit is nowadays located of the right part of the apse of the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli, not far away from the church of the Porziuncola. The small structure, in...
  10. Basílica de San Benito

    Gualdo Tadino (PG)
    Tipología: Religione e Spiritualità 
    The cathedral of St. Benedict is the most important church in Gualdo Tadino, and it dominates the main square, with its rose-window, which for long time has been the symbol of the town. In 1875...
  11. Ermita de San Pietro in Vigneto

    Gubbio (PG)
    Tipología: Religione e Spiritualità 
    The convent, after 1336, following the building of a tower and a fortified edifice, could appear more as a fortress rather than a religious settlement.In the same period is added to the church, first...
  12. Iglesia de San Damiano

    Assisi (PG)
    Tipología: Religione e Spiritualità 
    The church of San Damiano does not have a great importance under the artistic point of view, especially if you compare it with some of the basilicas of Assisi, however it is a place to which are...
  13. Catedral de Terni (Catedral de Santa Maria Assunta)

    Terni
    Tipología: Religione e Spiritualità 
    From the main road two streets are leading almost directly to the square of the Terni Cathedral: one remembers the name of Lodovico Aminale from Terni, "the courageous soldier who, at the tournament...
  14. Iglesia de San Pedro

    Assisi (PG)
    Tipología: Religione e Spiritualità 
    The first documents about the church of St. Peter are dating back to the last years of the 10th century; however it is given that the actual aspect is the results of a large restructuring work...
  15. Iglesia de San Francisco

    Gualdo Tadino (PG)
    Tipología: Religione e Spiritualità 
    The St. Francis church was built between the XII-XIV century in gothic style, with the door in a three-lobe arc and relized in one single nave with span and cross-vault.The curch reminds the ones...
  16. Foligno Catedral - Catedral de San Feliciano

    Foligno (PG)
    Tipología: Religione e Spiritualità 
    The Foligno Cathedral (or Cathedral of San Feliciano), built in the Romanic style during the 12th century, is the city's most important artistic monument; its main facade boasts multiple arches and...
  17. Porciúncula

    Assisi (PG)
    Tipología: Religione e Spiritualità 
    Although one can find references to the area of the Porziuncola in the documents of the city of Assisi dating back to more or less the year one thousand, it is only with the life of Saint Francesco...
  18. Iglesia de San Domenico

    Narni (TR)
    Tipología: Religione e Spiritualità 
    The St. Domenico Church in Narni, originally the church of St. Maria Maggiore, it is now a place for exhibitions, seat of the municipal library and the historic archives. It has a high tower dating...
  19. Iglesia de Caprignone

    Gubbio (PG)
    Tipología: Religione e Spiritualità 
    From the ruins of a church dating back to the end of the 11th century and a small pagan temple the Franciscans build a small convent and their temple.Today the church remains, while from the few...
  20. La catedral de Orvieto

    Orvieto (TR)
    Tipología: Religione e Spiritualità 
    The work for Orvieto Cathedral construction started in 1263 under the pontificate of Urbano IV. The Pope wanted to consecrate in this way the so-called "miracolo del sangue": during a Mass...
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