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Walking in Umbria

Gillian Price

Walking in Umbria

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Guidebooks,
  • Hiking

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Gillian Price
    SeriesA Cicerone guide, Cicerone guide
    The Physical Object
    Pagination201 pages
    Number of Pages201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27164199M
    ISBN 101852847115
    ISBN 109781852847111
    OCLC/WorldCa876292415


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The walks range from km Walking in Umbria book 19km in length, the majority of the routes are circular, and several wonderful traverses have been included, with the return to the start point always possible by public transport.

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Everyday low /5(7). WALKING IN UMBRIA by Gillian Price About the Author Gillian Price was born in England but moved to Australia when young.

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In Italian, there are two very good walking guides: A Piedi in Umbria by Stefano Ardito has over itineraries and covers the region well. Unfortunately, the guide is very text-heavy with few maps and no photos, so your Italian has to be pretty good to get any use out of it.

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Umbria’s old-world traditions have been kept alive due to this region having no sea or country borders and whilst the towns you visit are vibrant and fun, there is also a sense of tradition with many ancient architectural and artistic treasures to behold.

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The origins of Spoleto, located along the slopes of the hill Saint Elias, date back to the late Bronze Age. In the 5th and 4th centuries BC, the Umbrians occupied the territory, and the city became a “castrum” (Fortress), with the construction of the so-called “Cyclopean walls”, made of huge blocks of polygonal limestone and still visible.

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