Bevagna

Hopefully the photos below will speak for the beauty of Bevagna, a village in the heart of the Vale of Umbra dating back to Roman and medieval times (and before, to the ancient Umbri). The central piazza is a jewel of medieval architecture and the walls encircling the village date back to the medieval period. […]

Vineyards in the Vale of Umbra

So many people have heard of the famous Tuscan wines and super-reds like Chianti Classico DOC, Tignanello and Sassicaia but not so many know of the wonderful Umbrian wines that rival these in quality and taste.  A day trip down to the Vale of Umbra (about 45 minutes drive from Villa Bastiola) is worth doing, […]