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Nature and Sport

Environment and soul

4 febbraio 2017

Nature and Sport

THE GREEN HEART OF ITALY

With an hour by car or train from Rome and Florence, you reach Umbria: the central Italian region called “Green Heart of Italy” that thanks to its geographical location and environmental characteristics, allows you to get involved in active and green vacation experiences. Umbria is not bathed by the sea but it’s rich in water, parks and protected areas: outdoor sports, outdoor paths of soft mobility along with international events and excellent food and wine that will make your stay unforgettable.

All can face and visit the natural and scenic attractions and everyone will do it according to his own sport and physical preparation, knowing that sometimes even just a walk in the middle of a pristine environment can offer a rejuvenating experience in body and mind.

A HOLIDAY SOUL

It’s easy to match the landscape excursions with visiting churches and abbeys of rare and impressive beauty for centuries a source of inspiration for Christian spirituality. Maybe it’s the ancient origins of the people who live there or it’s geographical location away from the distractions of the sea, but a few regions in the world have such a wealth of mystical figures and saints like Umbria. Surrounded by a green area which also relaxes the eye, Umbria is beautiful to visit at any time of the year, a “land rich in time” where, thanks to the close union of nature and faith, the most important Italian saints known throughout the Christian world are born: St. Francis of Assisi (patron saint of Italy), St. Clare, St. Benedict of Nursia (patron saint of Europe), St. Rita of Cascia and many more …