Historical-artistic itineraries in the territory of Foligno
In the district of Foligno
there’s an elevated concentration of territories to visit, none of
them can be discarded. Just think about the nine Umbrian suburbs belonging to
the club of the ''Most beautiful Suburbs of Italy
'', three of them are
near Foligno: Bevagna
. These are
three places that show an extraordinary maintenance of their medieval past,
united to an excellent level of offered services to make an unforgettable
vacation in every period of the year.
Each of the
other cities have features of great merit. Besides of them there is Spello
a place from the unmistakable charm, suggestive medieval landscape, symbolized
by the imposing Torre di Properzio
,beside the Porta Venere
, the main town entry street.
Foligno has one
of the most suggestive historical centre and the most beautiful squares in
Italy, surrounded by buildings as the Cattedrale of San Feliciano
, the City-hall
, PalazzoGiusto Orfini
The ancient charm of the city is exalted in during period of the Torneo
(Tournament of the Quintana), which is a demonstration that
recalls an ancient past arousing every year new passions.
There is then Gualdo
, with an interesting itinerary composed by many castles and from
churches in Romanesque style.
artistic point of view there are lots of works of art that can be admired, as
the two masterpieces of Niccolò di Liberatore,
known as the Pupil
preserved in the Cattedrale
of Foligno, the frescos of Benozzo
or the works of the Perugino
in the CappellaBella
At Trevi there
is then a reality fully to discover, the Flash Art Museum
for instance, is an expositive
centre of very vivacious contemporary art collecting the artistic experiences
of over seventy international artists.
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