yourself in the real "made in Italy" to take the tradition and creativity
of the Green Heart of Italy home with you.
You can experience the great tradition of craftsmanship and production in many ways: become a workshop apprentice for a day and create a ceramic masterpiece from scratch; discover workshops and art workshops, antique fabrics, inlaid furniture and much more.
An ancient art handed down over time continues, preserving its salient features, in the shops and factories of Umbria. Styles and colours hide different origins and stories that are all equally fascinating.
Discovering the traditional textile manufacturing and embroidery decorations in the Umbrian territory. you will find many craft workshops where the production, exclusively manual, is based on the use of ancient techniques and machinery.
Natural soap making courses
Learn the popular and ancient craft of cold process soap-making and develop a skill you will treasure forever.
The cashmere district
Umbrian cashmere can be found in many outlets and retail stores. Some are established brands well known the world over, others are smaller artisanal workshops, but all with an eye to tradition and quality.
The history of chocolate and its manufacturing, as well as the secrets behind creating delicious chocolate made by chocolate masters, are an unmissable journey into unique Umbrian flavors.
The allure of glass
The Blueside Collection finds its origins in the alchemic tradition, in the ideas of our team and friends, and in the collaborations with designers and architects, both renowned professionals and emerging young artists.
Discover the region
A paradise for botanists and birdwatchers: the crisp scent of the forest, the different tones of green leaves and grass and blue sky and water. Inhale the clean air, listen to birdsong and relax into the rhythm of nature all around. Walking or pedalling through unspoiled landscapes with binoculars, a camera or a paintbrush. Umbria: nature as art.