The capital city or Umbria, i.e. Perugia is quiet famous amongst the tourists owing to its large number of attractions such as Cathedral of S.lorenzo, Palazzo dei Priori (town hall), Fontana Maggiore, National Museum of Umbrian Archaeology etc. Apart from Perugia, Assisi is another sought after town by Umbrian tourists. Assisi is located in Purugia province of Umbri. It is famous for its castles as well as churches such as St Clare and Cathedral. Another picturesque hill town located at the centre of art towns of Umbria called Tody is famous for its medieval buildings, historic monuments and its countryside beauty. The piazza of Todi is a famous picturesque hub of Italy that boasts of enchanting public and priestly places.
Orveito is one another charming town of Umbria region and is also considered one of the most beautiful place in Europe, as it is holed up inside the medieval halls with the vertical cliff rising from the top. Spoleto festival, the multi faceted feast of cultural events is usually held in Umbria in the first half of July. Cascate delle Marmore are the artificially built waterfalls in Umbrian region, which attract large number of tourists throughout the year. You can also do rafting at these waterfalls. There are also various cycling tours in Umbria, which will be an apt alternative for tourists who want to capture the essence of Umbria’s beauty closely. Lake Trasimeno is one of the biggest lakes of Italy where wide array of water sports such as sailing, water skiing, wind surfing are carried out.