Umbria- Basic Info

Umbria is the only Italian region without a coastline:-

It includes Lake Trasimeno, the biggest lake in Central Italy:-

There are also remains of Etruscan settlements, particularly in the town of  Castiglione del Lago:-

There is also the Cascate delle Marmore waterfall near Terni; they are known as some of the most beautiful waterfalls in Europe:-

The waterfall drops into the River Nera as a 165 m (541 ft) fall:-

It is surrounded by beautiful plants and is the perfect spot for extreme- water-sports lovers:-

Also in Terni you have Carsulae; an ancient Roman town intersected by the ancient Via Flaminia:-

Here you can find the remains of the S. Damiano Arch:-

Another big attraction near by is the Dunarobba Fossil Forest:-

This a rare example of a forest that has existed for over 3 million years, it consists of very well-preserved tree trunks set in a lunar landscape.

Information collected from: http://www.italia.it/en/discover-italy/umbria.html#box_1

Photos from:

  1. http://simonaalbanese.blogspot.co.uk/2010_12_01_archive.html
  2. http://java-travelling.blogspot.co.uk/2011/08/the-greatest-waterfalls-around-world.html
  3. http://travel-italy.sismano.com/routes-travel.php?id=3&Rafting-in-Umbria
  4. http://discoveringumbria.blogspot.co.uk/2007/08/s-damianos-arch.html
  5. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dunarobba.jpg

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