Umbria or Tuscany? It’s not a decision facing you every day, but here we are.
I have had the joy of living in Central Italy many times in my life. Of course, traveling through Tuscany and Umbria is different from living there. But I’m always inspired by the combination of the countryside, olive groves, hilltop towns, and world-famous culture.
Now, whenever I visit, I have to decide which of the Italian regions I prefer to spend my time in. Let’s take a closer look at these two regions, and I’ll share with you my favorite reasons to visit Umbria over Tuscany.
|Area (in square kilometers)
|about 3.7 million
|Assisi, Lake Trasimeno
|Pisa tower, Uffizi Gallery
|Bistecca alla Fiorentina, Ribollita