Local stories

Gubbio’s May 15th Festival: Not to Miss

If you are in Umbria for May 15th, there is nowhere else to be but in Gubbio, rain or shine! Read here to find out why! And enjoy a few shots of the good times:

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Madonnas Arriving From the Sea

I’ve been trying to uncover the endless secrets of Italy for over forty years. An impossible tasks. What wonders, what curiosities: like the miraculous Madonnas arriving from the sea.

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A bit of memories

From working the land in the late 1970’s to welcoming apartment guests now…..ah, the good life!

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Umbrian Stay Not Complete…without Peppa

  An Umbrian stay is incomplete without a visit to Peppa. And tasting her cooking means reaching the peak. Just ask Jeannie and Tony who enjoyed a two-month early springtime stay in il Nido Tranquillo: “Anne being here in your apartment was beyond anything we could have ever imagined. Thanks for getting us settled into… View Article

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Our Assisi Apartment Connects to “the Locals”…and not only

Kevin (from Massachusetts) just left for home after nearly a month in our Assisi rental apartment Il Nido Tranquillo (“the tranquil nest”) and his Assisi “last supper” was with us at our Assisi farmhouse -and a visit afterward to farm friends: not his only dinner in our home, not his only visit to our farm… View Article

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