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A breathtaking panorama of Autumn hues seems to rise out of the early morning mist. Gorgeous tones of copper and gold, brightest yellow and deep magenta, crimson and scarlet, clothe the gentle hills and valleys, and signal the harvest, as chestnuts, hazelnuts, olives, grapes, and other crops yield their bounty.

  • October
    • Assisi: Celebrations in honour of St Francis.
    • Perugia: Eurochocolate. This International Chocolate Exhibition, featuring tastings and workshops, transforms Perugia into a lively confectioner's shop.
    • Perugia: Perugia Antique Trade Fair. Host to the most sophisticated Italian and European dealers in antiques.
  • November
    • Citta di Castello: Trade Fair of truffle and woodland products.
    • Torgiano: Tasting of Italian Wines. Prestigious wine competition, promoting Umbrian wines.
  • December/January
    • Gubbio: Be bedazzled by the world's biggest Christmas tree. (Christmas season)
    • Orvieto: Umbria Jazz Winter delights visitors with concerts from noon until late in the atmosphere of a spectacular New Year's party.
The seasons