Are you looking for what to do on the weekend of the 25th April 2016 ?!
With the Spring that is coming, Umbria becomes full of smells and colors. Walks and excursions under the nice sun of April, accompanied by the light spring breeze, have a completely different flavor and allow you to fully enjoy the natural and panoramic beauties of the region.
A trip to the Trasimeno Lake, to the Marmore Falls and the adjacent Piediluco Lake, or to the plains of Castelluccio di Norcia, always have a unique charm, of which take advantage at any time. Every day is a discovery, in each visit you can capture new and exciting details or shades.
On the weekend of 23th, 24th and 25th of April 2016, the Umbrian region will also host many special events that are well suited to an excursion in the region. We present you some of them, really interesting, which will satisfy both lovers of nature, both lovers of art, culture and tradition.
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Visit the "Madonna della Cintola" of Montefalco
Exhibit extended until 30th April 2016
Why not take advantage of the weekend of 25th April for a trip in Montefalco?! The splendid town is situated in a particularly suggestive and panoramic position, on the top of a hill surrounded by vineyards and olive groves. During the full of light days, the view spans at 360 grades on the whole surrounding valley, offering a unique panorama.
In addition to a tour in the green countryside and a walk in the picturesque streets of the town, you can visit the Museum Complex of St. Francis and the exhibition of the famous "Madonna della Cintola", extraordinary paintings of Benozzo Gozzoli.
Because of his great success, with as many as 30.000 visitors, the exhibition has been extended until the 30th April 2016 so as to give everyone the opportunity to admire this masterpiece. Recognized as one of the best restoration projects of the 2015, with the precious work of the laboratories of Vatican Museums, the work Madonna della Cintola has returned after 167 years in Montefalco, where there is the Renaissance fresco cycle realized by maestro Gozzoli.
For more informations, look at our article at this link
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Pic & Nic in Trevi 2016
23th-24th-25th April 2016
The historic village of Trevi is ready to celebrate the arrival of Spring with the 9th edition of Pic & Nic, the famous appointment dedicated to the nature, landscapes and typical gastronomy that will liven up the Umbrian town from 23th to 25th of April.
The symbol of the event is the traditional red and white checkered "sportino", and Pic & Nic represents the best opportunity for those who want to spend a week end in Umbria, in the open air, in the quiet of a landscape of olive trees , combining the pleasure of the discovery of enchanted places and the chance of quality food tasting, first of all the precious extra virgin olive oil DOP Umbria.
Space also to the knowledge of the wild herbs that you will gather at the hills with walks accompanied by expert botanists. A news of this year, the presence of Popa Simply Food, alias Barbara Grimoldi, a vegetarian and vegan chef with a passion for pastry, specialized in breakfasts and brunches, that will teach how store and use the peasant herbs in the kitchen.
During the three days of Pic & Nic, there will be naturalistic hiking, bike riders with "Gira l'Umbria", horse or mule excursions for adults and children among the thousands of olive trees that adorn the panorama of Trevi, tasting of oil and typical products, the characteristic truffle hunting, an other local excellence, the farmer's markets, the guided tours "Segui Le Orme" to discover the historical center.
The main theme of Pic & Nic, besides the contact with the nature and the promotion of local products, will be also the concept of "Know How", which will be declined in the suggestions of craft and recycling workshops, in the usual appointment with #artigianinnovatori, an exhibition dedicated to young Umbrian artisans and not only who will share their ideas and creations, in the delivery of the prize "Trevi fa Impresa" to some local business realities and, last but not least, in the bakery and pizza laboratories proposed by the Molino Sul Clitunnio di Trevi, that will test the new blends of flour "PrimoPane" for the occasion.
For more informations, visit the official site of the event
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Todi, City of Archers
23th-24th-25th April 2016
The town of Todi is preparing to a real trip back in the Middle Ages, giving to citizens and tourists the emotion of admiring one of the most beautiful historical center of Italy in all its splendor.
During the week end of 25th April, in fact, Todi will become the "City of the Archers" thanks to the organization of the VII Arcus Competition, with the participation of groups of archers in historical fashion from all over Italy. And then also the Group Medieval Dance of Todi, the "flag wavers" and the musicians of Gutti, the traditional sports and games edited by Tashunka Tribe.
Piazza del Popolo and Piazza Garibaldi will host in simultaneous the III Edition of the market-exhibit "Typical Todi", with local traditional products, crafts, hobbies and collectibles.
For those who want to learn more about the history of the beauties of Todi, there will be the opportunity to participate in guided tours organized by Todiguide.com: historical center, Pongelli Palace and Vescovile Palace illustrated by the touristic guides of Todi.
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