Urbino – a secret Italian hilltop town

Central Italy has three provinces: Tuscany and Umbria are well-known, Le Marche less so. Each has a hilltop town listed among UNESCO's World Heritage sites. Tuscany has San Gimignano, Umbria has Assisi, and Le Marche has Urbino. Its remarkable legacy of independent Renaissance culture is [...]

2017-11-03T23:25:25+01:0016 January 2012|Italy, UNESCO World Heritage|

Pizza night in the Italian countryside

Today is Thursday. I wish I were at La Tavola Marche, a wonderful agriturismo and cooking school in Le Marche, one of Italy's least known regions - and, as it happens, a wonderful place to have pizza in Italy. You see, every Thursday, Ashley and [...]

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