● ‘Green Heart’ of Italy ● Picturesque medieval hilltowns ● Easy reach of Tuscany and Rome
Italys most alluring landscapes, several scenic medieval hilltowns such as Assisi and Perugia...the attractions of owning a Umbria real estate are numerous. Umbria proudly styles itself “the green heart of Italy” and with good reason.
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People who come here looking for a property for sale in Italy will be won over by Umbrias lush, green landscape. A third of the region is made up of woodland that includes no fewer than seven nature reserves.
Many foreigners looking to buy properties for sale in Umbria are drawn to its delightfully picturesque, unspoilt hilltowns. Assisi is undoubtedly the best-known and thanks to its giant St Francis basilica has now become one of the world’s most famous pilgrimage sites.
Yet Umbria is home to a string of such charming medieval centres all delightful places in which to look for property in Umbria and all conveniently close enough to one another to be explored in the space of a short break.
Spello, on the lower slopes of Monte Subasio, is worth seeing for its Roman ruins, in particular its amphitheatre and its three Roman gates. Todi has been named by a US university as the best town in the world to live in and boasts some beautiful farmhouses and other types of property in Umbria. The town is perched on a hillside surrounded by picturesque countryside.
Other must-sees whether youre looking for the best spots to find property for sale in Umbria or simply visiting as a tourist include Bevagna, Montefalco and Orvieto.
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