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Why Go?

Walled medieval towns like Assisi, Gubbio, and Montefalco, with all the cultural treasures of Tuscany—and none of the crowds

Fabulous summer art and music events—including the legendary Spoleto Festival

A fantasy-worthy countryside that produces many of Italy's best wines, olive oil, and produce—and restaurants that know how to showcase them

What To Skip

Winter, when temperatures drop below 40° F and many restaurants and hotels close their doors

What For:

Arts + Culture, Design + Architecture, Family, Food + Wine, Romantic

When To Go:

May, June, September, October


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