Meeting with Leonardo Varasano

There is a Perugia on the crest of the wave. And it is the one that last year broke all the records of tourist presences from 2017 to rise, exceeding one million presences. There is a Perugia that is regaining possession of its places, sacred and profane, in which the history and actuality of the city of the Griffin lives. And there is an industrious Perugia, in which the neighbourhoods are experiencing a second great season of infrastructural expansion.

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An Ancient Oil Mill in Trasimeno between Tradition and Modernity

For more than 50 years, the Paciano mill has been the heart of olive growing in the region. For generations now, olive growers have been producing their most precious commodity in autumn: their olives. Then comes the solemn moment of squeezing the crop into high-quality olive oil and reaping the fruits of this passionate work. But the mill is much more than that. It’s the centre of the community, where people meet, chat, talk about anything and everything (and of course the best olive oil).

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Take Care of Yourself at the Hotel Fortebraccio

Located a few steps from the historic centre of Montone, in the heart of Umbria, the Hotel Fortebraccio aims to become a reference place for tourist accommodation in the Upper Tiber Valley. The hotel now has completely renovated spaces that the current owner, in almost twenty years of management, has completely renovated, significantly increasing the accommodation offer.

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Renaissance in the Workshop. Perugino Among the Greats of History, a Major Exhibition at the Civic Museum of Palazzo della Penna in Perugia

The exhibition at Palazzo della Penna chooses to offer visitors an unprecedented reading of Perugia’s story, focusing on the theme of the “artist’s workshop”, which began to take shape in the Middle Ages, in particular with the affirmation of Giotto’s art, and then consolidated, in its most typical characteristics, during the Renaissance period also thanks to Perugino, whose entrepreneurial skills are known no less than their artistic skills.

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Costa Azzurra, a Historic Fishmonger with Kitchen

The fishmonger also offers the new small catering service (only for lunch) in the dining room, offering a monthly menu designed by them; a fishmonger’s shop with a kitchen where you can eat the best that the sea can give us following seasonality, fishing periods and the chef’s imagination, with three formulas to rediscover the taste of the sea – which we recommend you discover directly at Costa Azzurra!

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Upper Tiber Valley, ‘La Valle del Signorelli’

Over 20 museums and 11 works on display in the year of the five hundredth anniversary of the great Renaissance master: with a reduced ticket you can visit, until December 2023, “La Valle di Signorelli”, an unprecedented project between Renaissance and contemporary art thanks to the presence in the circuit of the Burri Museums in Città di Castello.

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Festival delle Nazioni Pays Tribute to Italy

This year the Umbrian musical event – number 56 – will pay tribute to our country, Italy, with a rich program of artists and projects of international calibre. Nineteen events, from 23 August to 7 September 2023, which will take place as usual in the art venues of Città di Castello and the Upper Tiber Valley. The focus of the shows will be on Italian music of the period from the late nineteenth century until the Second World War, with particular attention to the cultural climate and musical production arising from the crucial historical events of that moment. But there will be no lack of contributions across the border.

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An ‘Ideal’ Home with ProjectHouse and 3Energy

A new meeting with the established combination ‘ProjectHouse’ and ‘3Energy’, to address two new topics of extreme interest in the field of the future of construction and sustainable thermodynamics: ‘VMC’ and ‘thermal coats’. Speaking of all-round plant engineering, normally companies offer solutions such as boilers or pellet stoves, tools that however have a limit: they meet the winter needs, losing effectiveness in the summer months. On the contrary, the heat pump is already a generator that, in a single expense, manages to cover the needs of the whole year being able to generate both heating and cooling, even with water heat transfer fluid.

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