Umbria well deserves its nickname, il cuor verde d’Italia -- ‘the green heart of Italy.’ It is a region of incredible natural beauty, a landscape of mountains, high plains and lakes, but it is also a region rich in history and art.

One the many things you can do in Umbria is attend one ofits many festivals, here are some of our favorites.

Our Favorite Umbrian Festivals
JanuaryOrvietoUmbria Winter Jazz Festival
FebruaryTerniCelebration for St. Valentine
March - April 
NorciaTruffle Exhibition and Fair
Orvieto

Festival

Todi

Antiques Show

April - MayNarni

Medieval Competition

May
Assisi

Calendimaggio

Gubbio

Corse dei Ceri & Palio della Balestra

May - JuneSpello

Corpus Domini

JuneBevagna

Mercato delle Gaite

JulyPerugia

Umbria Jazz Festival

AugustCitta della Pieve

Palio dei Terzieri

August - SeptemberTodi

Todi Music Festival

October
Melezzole

Chestnut Festival

Perugia

Eurochocolate

October - NovemberTorgiano

Wine Judging Competition

NovemberNarni

Wine and Chestnut Fair