Umbria, is a region of the historic and modern central Italy. It is one of the medium Italian regions and the only peninsular region that is landlocked, however the region includes the Lake Trasimeno and is crossed by the River Tiber. The regional capital is Perugia. Umbria is appreciated for its landscapes, traditions, history, artistic legacy and its influence on high culture.
The region is characterized by sweet and green hills and historical towns as Assisi (a World Heritage Site associated with St. Francis of Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco and other Franciscan Sites, Giotto and Cimabue), Norcia (the hometown of St. Benedict), Gubbio, Spoleto, Todi, Città di Castello, Orvieto, Cascata delle Marmore, Castiglione del Lago, Passignano sul Trasimeno and others charming towns and small cities.[Source]