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Discover Umbria’s wine

Umbria is often overlooked in favour of neighbouring Tuscany when it comes to wine making. But this landlocked region actually offers up the perfect foundation for wine making, and produces some fantastic wines in its own right. Here at Citalia, we are all for trying new things – especially when it comes to wines. So [ ...More ]

Italy Inspiration: 6 Great Multi-Centre Ideas

From cities and countryside to lakes and beaches, Italy’s diversity (and fantastic transport links) makes it perfect for a multi-centre trip. The hard part is choosing where to go – so we’ve put together a few sample itineraries to get you started.   Best for first-time visitors: Rome & Sorrento These two offer a fantastic introduction to Italy. [ ...More ]

A Day in Umbria

Last month, Citalia’s Social Media Executive, Rob Kearsey, journeyed through Umbria and Tuscany, experiencing autumn in two of Italy’s most scenic regions. He tells us about one of his most memorable days on the trip – and how you can recreate it.      Italy is one of the densest countries in the world. Around [ ...More ]

Road Trip: Driving Holidays in Italy

Italy is the spiritual home of automobile design and the country’s love affair with the car shows no sign of lessening. Getting behind the wheel and taking to the open road is still the best way to share the passion Italians have for their food, culture, history and way of life. Here are five destinations [ ...More ]

Foods to Try in Umbria

Ask anyone to name a few Italian dishes, and pizza, pasta and risotto are likely to trip off their tongue. But Italy’s cuisine is much more than that – its regions each have their own specialities, which they’re fiercely protective over. On a recent trip to Umbria, I made it my mission to try as [ ...More ]