Terni (Umbria)

Terni is a city in the southern portion of the region of Umbria in central Italy, located in the plain of the Nera river. It was founded as an Ancient Roman town. During the 19th century, steel mills were introduced and led the city to have a role in the second industrial revolution in Italy. Because of its industrial importance, the city was heavily bombed during World War II by the Allies. It still remains an industrial hub and has been nicknamed "The Steel City" and the "Italian Manchester". Terni is also known as the "City of Lovers", as its patron saint, Saint Valentine, was born and became a bishop here, and the remains are preserved in the basilica-sanctuary in his honour. Nearby, at the confluence of the Velino and Nera Rivers, is the Cascata delle Marmore, a 165-metre-high (541-foot) waterfall.

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Recipes From Umbria


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

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.

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@jomace asks:

Buongiorno, my wife and I have dual citizenship (Italian/USA), retired professionals and living in USA. We also have an Italian tax certificate (Certificato di attribuzione del Codice Fiscale).

Hello, I have a bank account in Italy, as I own a house there but reside in UK.

Ciao everyone,