Il Borgo di Monteleone di SpoletoProvince of Perugia,Italy
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#mynovgetaway Thanks to the enchanting geographical position (on top of a 473 metres hill, among the valleys of Clitunno, Topino and Tevere), Montefalco has been defined "the Umbrian railing". A landmark for hilly landscapes, trekking, biking and outdoor life lovers.
Its name used to be Coccorone during the Middle Ages: according to the legend the toponym derived from its presumed founder, the senator Marco Curione; on the contrary, modern historians think it derived from the Ancient Greek "oros", mount.
Suddenly, between the end of 1249 and 1250, this charming place got the name of Montefalco, probably from one of the hawks (falco, in Italian) of the emperor Frederik Barbarossa, that stayed in Coccorone from the 9th to the 13th of February 1240.
Montefalco is famous for the astonishing frescoes of its churches: this lovely village is indeed one of the essential points of interest for a basic knowledge of the traditional Umbrian painting.
Montefalco is been inhabited from the very ancient times: probable rural 'pago' (one of the rural districts of the Ancient Rome), Montefalco got filled up with patrician Roman villas, of which it remained a vivid memory into the toponymsof: Assegnano, Camiano, Colverano, Rignano, Satriano, Vecciano.
This glorious past is testified by the numerous epigraph and sculptural remains that you will easily find into Museo Comunale, Chiostro di San Fortunato, and so on.
The Medieval buildings overlooking the central square definitely worth a visit, there is also an old part of the village, where time is lost and there are touchable signs of an ancient life: the "voices" of old trades, arts, works...here you will perceive the deep breath of the past mingling the present. Among the rosy ashlar walls, along the tiny alleys outstretched to look the great light over the valley and some vines of Sagrantino you will find the peace you were looking for in your ideal Italian vacation.
Todi is a town in the Umbria region of central Italy containing numerous historical and interesting buildings and monuments.
There is also a great deal of art to enjoy - Todi and the surrounding region have a wealth of art among the richest of Italy partly because this Diocese, in the 18th century, controlled more than 500 churches and still today has works of art of inestimable value.
Church of Saint Mary of Consolation
Church of San Fortunato
Around the Monastery of San Fortunato
Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta
Palazzo del Capitano del Popolo
Almost every year I have chance to visit the plain of Castelluccio di Norcia, a truly magical place located between the regions of Umbria and Marche, in the Sibillini Mountains, Italy. Every July the plain is the stage of an incredible flowering (the "fioritura") of lentils, poppers, daisies, bluebottles, and other flowers. The result is a huge show of colors that draws thousands of people from around Italy and more. Horses and sheep are also a common sight in the plain. In many ways, this place looks so unreal that
you wouldn't think it really exists. The area was hit by a major earthquake in 2016 and the village of Castelluccio has been mostly wiped off, but the fascination of this place remains intact and worth of preservation. #italy #umbria #italytravel #italybeauties #travel #amazingplacetobe #awesomepic
Embrace the season of flowers in Spello, the "Flower Town" in Central Italy!
The lower floors of the church are dimly lit, all covered with gorgeous wet murals, all from the famous handwriting (the paintings by Cimabue, Martini, etc.). However, there is not enough light inside, you can only enjoy it with limited lighting and candlelight. On the right side of the main hall is the crucifixion of Christ. On the left is the life of Saint Francis. One of them is the classic of the Virgin and Child painted by Lorenzo. The Virgin stared at St. Francis and his face showed a very loving look. It is said that this picture is more moving under the setting sun, so it is also called "The Madonna at dusk". There are also many wet murals on the altar, which should be drawn by the disciples of Giotto. The small clothing room on the right still retains the costumes of St. Francis. The most important of the lower church is the Franciscans in the cellar and the tombs of his four followers. There are also priests who listen to the repentance and blessings of the lost. This mantle was closed in the 15th century to avoid being shackled by mortals until it was reopened in 1818. Going to the bottom of the lower church, there is a small chapel on the wall with the "Life of St. Martin" by Simon Martin, which is worth watching.
From the lower steps of the lower church you can climb to the upper church, with a small atrium in the middle, selling books and souvenirs. Compared with the lower church, the upper church was more affected by the earthquake. The most famous church in the upper class is the wet fresco of the life of St. Francis, drawn by Giotto, which is called Giotto's work. However, according to modern testimony, at least three painters participated in these 28 masterpieces.
Familiar with Serie A is no stranger to Perugia, but in the province of Perugia, there is also a well-known flower town Spello. The town is on one side of the hill. The houses in the town are made of stone. Unlike the grayish stones of other towns, the stones are slightly yellow with a distinct medieval style.
For the name of the flower town, spello can be really unambiguous. In front of every household, they are carefully decorated with small flower pots. There is no shortage of flowers all year round. Every year, the town also has the tradition of selecting the best flower arrangement, which reminds me of the courtyard festival in Cordoba, Spain. In the arrangement of flowers, the Italians can not lose the Spaniards of the Spanish, and directly put the flowers on the door, on the wall, and even on the trails.
If you don't have time to go to Sicily for a rug of flowers, it's really recommended to go to Spello for a day, the town is quiet and hospitable, because it is not a traditional place to travel, compared to the adjacent holy city of Assisi, Basically invisible to the people. The pace of life here is slow, and we may not want to leave if we come to live in the metropolis.
I have seen the yellow hut many times in the photo, but when I stand in front of it, I still can't help but sigh for its beauty. The appearance of the
hut must have been carefully designed, with a red roof, yellow walls, and white window frames, which are unique and beautiful from any angle. In front of the hut is a carefully trimmed green plant, and the grass is sprayed with water mist to make everything shine.
Here, it is a good time to take pictures~
The back of the yellow hut is a vast expanse. There are a few flowers in the vicinity, and the distant mountains are stacked in the distance. If it is the rainy season, everything will be more lively. abundant.
No need to ride a bicycle, you can walk to the coffee in love from the yellow cabin in a few steps. You can take some drinks and sit here and blow, it is the best time.
Yellow Cabin was built for the movie "Love in Pai County". It is also a hotel, but we didn't open the door when we went, but it was beautiful only when we looked outside.