On February 14th, Valentine’s Day, the day of lovers, is celebrated all over the world. This very important and heartfelt festivity originates in our Umbria and is specifically based on the history and important message of love spread by Valentine of Terni.
The Sibillini Mountains that stretch between Umbria and the Marche, are a mountain range named after Mount Sibilla, particularly famous for the fact its peak is home to the cave of the same name which, according to legend, is the home or shelter of Sibilla, the Apennine Sibyl.
Matteuccia da Todi is an important figure in the history of Todi as well as Italian and European medieval history. Matteuccia was one of the first women in Europe to be tried for witchcraft and the first to be burned at the stake.
The legend of Nymph Agilla and Prince Trasimeno is purely Umbrian and extremely romantic, set at the Trasimeno Lake and which, according to tradition, gave this beautiful Umbrian body of water its name.