Located in central Italy, Umbria is a region capable of giving many surprises to those who visit it, thanks to the many often “hidden” treasures that characterize its territory, scattered with naturalistic, architectural and artistic beauties.

Rich in history, this region was formerly inhabited by the Umbrians and the Etruscans, then annihilated by the Romans, and subsequently experienced a phase of particular cultural splendor between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Many traces of these historic passages have remained in the area and deserve to be admired up close: an example are the remains of the Etruscan necropolis as well as the castles, cathedrals and churches, farmhouses, monasteries, Franciscan or Benedictine abbeys that they embellish many fairytale landscapes in large numbers.

Golf In Umbria
Umbria is also called the “green heart” of Italy for the many postcard scenarios it offers: the Apennines with their mountains, hills, valleys, lakes, rivers including the Tiber which is one of the main in Italy, woods and meadows characterized by spectacular vegetation alternate harmoniously, while cities and villages with a medieval atmosphere allow you to breathe the most authentic Italian tradition.

The golf offer is concentrated above all around the regional capital, Perugia, which is a real “matryoshka”: an ancient Etruscan settlement within a fortified Roman citadel, set in a splendid medieval city that has evolved until the days our. Today it is a popular destination not only for international tourists but also for students from all over the world to attend its famous university.

There are many tours that can give strong emotions and it is possible to go to the discovery of Umbria also by taking advantage of specially designed cycling routes. The region offers several folkloristic events, fairs and traditional festivals scheduled throughout the year

Destinations not to be missed are Terni (the city of San Valentino) and the nearby Marmore Falls built by the ancient Romans, the Parco delle Fonti del Clitunno, Foligno and other picturesque places where time seems to have almost stopped, always rich in history and treasures. artistic. For example Gubbio, the oldest medieval “stone” city; Orvieto with its majestic Cathedral and an underground city made of tunnels; Assisi, one of the main religious centers in the world, famous for St. Francis and the many pilgrimages; Spoleto, with its Cathedral which houses frescoes by Pinturicchio and Lippi, is a true city of art where international cultural events and festivals take place. And then, there is only the embarrassment of choosing between the towns of Todi, Spello, Città di Castello, Bastia Umbra, Narni, Norcia …

Although Umbria does not have a direct outlet to the sea, you can dive into the waters of Lake Trasimeno, the fourth largest in Italy. In less than two hours by car you can still reach the shores of the Adriatic Sea to the east or those of the Tyrrhenian Sea to the west. Equally convenient to reach are Rome and Florence with their international airports.

In Umbria the golfer will also find several 9-hole golf courses and well-equipped driving ranges. Between a route and a workout, the holiday will also be made unforgettable by the region’s incredible food and wine offer. Umbrian cuisine is in fact known for its exceptional ingredients and for its rustic and authentic dishes. Very famous in the world, for example, are its black truffles and Norcia salami, aromatic herbs and olives, well accompanied by excellent local wines.

The tourist accommodation facilities in Umbria are numerous and able to satisfy any need. An excellent solution for maximum relaxation is also a stay at qualified farmhouses, where you can enjoy renowned specialties grown and produced on site at the table.