Orvieto (Umbria)

Orvieto is a city in the Province of Terni, southwestern Umbria. The territory of Orvieto was under papal control long before it was officially added to the Papal States; it remained a papal possession until 1860, when it was annexed to unified Italy. Orvieto Cathedral is a large 14th-century Roman Catholic cathedral dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and situated in the town of Orvieto in Umbria, central Italy. Formerly the episcopal seat of the Diocese of Todi, it has been since 1986 that of the Diocese of Orvieto-Todi.

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This not-too-sweet autumn treat from Umbria is packed with fruit, nuts and zesty flavor.

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Ciaramicola, a lemon spice cake, covered with meringue and topped with sprinkles, is a classic Easter cake from the Perugia province of Umbria. It is customary for a woman to give one to her lover or fiancé on Easter morning as a symbol of her affection.

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Our food writer Cindy Swain shares her best recipe for the tasty scafata, a bean dish made with fava beans, swiss chard and onion.

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This week Amy Gulick shares a recipe that takes inspiration from the classic 'vongole'(clam) dish from the Campagnia region. A hearty clam soup with beans that will make anyone's mouth water.

What others are saying about Umbria

Ciao tutti.  We have a home in Umbria, and I would like to know if you need solar energy to operate your pool?  We do not have a heated pool and are not interested in installing solar panels due to the cost.  Currently we have 4 solar panels and 6 batteries that have been there since we purchased

I am trying to find my Italian roots.  I have documents for my grandfather but I want to find his parents and grandparents.

I have names in my grandmother's line but I need help to validate my findings.  What sources can I use while I am in Italy.

Hi, does anyone have any recommendations for where to find an Italian/English speaking caretaker for a property we're buying in Umbria?