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Montefalco: Always “in the Pink”

Montefalco merits a visit – even when it’s not all pink! See those “pink moments” here.

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Assisi’s Calendimaggio: Medieval May Splendor

If you can be here in early May, Calendimaggio is not to miss.

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Easter Goodness in Umbria

If you’re in Umbria Easter week, do not miss the local cheese breads bakings and blessings in the Assisi countryside.

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A Gripping Memorial in Bologna

If you’re in Bologna, do not miss a visit to the very moving Sacrario monument.

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Rivotorto, Small Village with a Big Heart

Not far from Assisi, the villagers of tiny Rivotorto often come together for BIG events: earthquake benefits.

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Assisi’s Outdoor Market

If you’re staying in Assisi, where to head for fruits and vegetables? Piazzetta dell’Erba near the main square, where Novella sells her vegetables and fruits. Years ago, many more farm women were there….

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Assisi, an Earthquake and Jewish History

Read here about an earthquake, Assisi, Jewish history….and recipricocity.

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“Cheese, Please” in Santa Maria degli Angeli

While you’re enjoying the wonders of Assisi and area, be sure you stop in at the Caseificio Broccatelli in Santa Maria degli Angeli. Just say “Cheese, please!”

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