Announced with such delight by the Sindaco of Gubbio at break in a tedious tourism meeting this afternoon one huge bit of great news from the Huffington post today; ” Gubbio is THE place to be for Christmas”  and don’t I know it!  Here at Bellaugello Gay Guest House it is such fun! Gubbio is Great! […]

Take one Umbrian hillside, 12 kilometers of electric cable, 730 electric lightbulbs, a large quantity of scaffold poles, some photovoltaic panels and a great deal of hard work and determination and scatter the above items over the slope of Monte Ingenio above the beautiful medieval city of Gubbio and you have, since 1980 the WORLD’S […]

Gubbio is full of christmas cheer.  The weekly market postponed to wednesday this week on account of the public holiday heralded the onset of Christmas. Stalls were laden with huge hunky hams and  thick firm sausages, whole pecorino cheeses and crumbly parmesan.  Plump phallic Artichokes are very much in season (here they are sold with […]