Val Tiberina, 06016 San Giustino, Province of Perugia, Italy
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L ' Alta Valtiberina or Upper Tiber Valley, the valley is crossed by the upper course of the Tiber, unfolding between Tuscany, Umbria and Romagna, parallel to Casentino. The Valtiberina is drawn by the river Tevere and extends along Tuscany and Umbria. The Tiber, but also the landscapes of the Valley were often depicted in paintings by Piero della Francesca to the fascination exerted on the painter.
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The convent of Montecasale is a sacred building located in the locality of the same name in the municipal area of Sansepolcro. The complex retains the primitive layout of the oldest Franciscan convents, characterized by the juxtaposition of small buildings linked to monastic functions around a central cloister with large architraved stone pillars . It is a remarkable example of a poor architecture, made of local materials, inspired by the simplicity of life of the religious.
The Alpe Della Luna is a mountainous group of the northern Apennines between the regions of Tuscany, Umbria, Marche. It is part of the Tuscan-Romagna Apennines. The mountain range extends from the southwest to the northeast. The area is part of the Alpe Della Luna Regional Nature Reserve which extends for 1540 hectares with an altitude ranging from about 520 m asl to 1453 m asl, the woods cover 86% of the entire reserve.
The Sasso di Simone is a huge block of limestone that rises like a regular parallelepiped from the mountains of the Tuscan-Romagna Apennines, reaching an altitude of 1204 m asl and dominating the Montefeltro region. Today it is part of the Sasso di Simone Nature Reserve between the province of Arezzo and the province of Pesaro-Urbino.
The Monte Nerone is a mountain of Marche belonging to the chain Umbria-Marche Apennines, located in the towns of Apecchio, Cagli, and Piobbico, in the province of Pesaro and Urbino, which reaches the height of 1525 m s.lm with a vertical drop of 1200 m from the valley floor. On the top you can find two refuges for refreshment and ski lifts with the summit manned by telecommunications facilities of the RAI and the Ministry of Defense , while the Fosso del Presale rises from the slopes .
The Sanctuary is located on Mount Penna above Chiusi Della Verna in the province of Arezzo. This place is famous because it is St. Francis who lived here. It is today one of the places where St. Francis is venerated and even on a short visit, you can get a sense of its artistic cultural, historical, and religious interest. Built-in the southern part of Mount Penna at 1,128 meters and it is home to numerous chapels and places of prayer and meditation.
Mount Fumaiolo is a peak of the Tuscan-Romagna Apennines, located between Romagna and Tuscany. It is known for being near its peak, a1 268 m a.s.l. , the source of the Tiber river is located. The Fumaiolo is famous for its imposing beech forests, the so-called beech woods, which can be covered thanks to a network of comfortable paths that can be traveled on foot and by mountain bike.
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The region of Umbria is in central Italy and is an attractive destination for a low-key, pleasant holiday. It is one of the few Italian regions to have no coastline, and its countryside is green and fertile, much of it wooded and hilly. Umbria is often described as a walkers' paradise.