It might not be snowing, indeed it has been sunny all day here at Bellaugello Gay Guest House, but the mood in Umbria is decidedly Christmassy. The roadside houses are  festooned with multicoloured lights, the ancient narrow streets in the Umbrian hill top villages and towns are decorated with lights, shops filled with colourful seasonal […]

Christmas is on the way here in Umbria, Italy, and last night we drove the few kilometres from Bellaugello Gay Guest House into Gubbio to witness the ‘switching on’ ceremony of this marvellous tree that gaily rises almost 400 metres – yes almost four hundred metres, to the summit of Monte Ingino behind the town. […]

Back in misty magical Umbria late last night, oh it feels real good! Sitting on my desk an invitation to the party to watch the turning on of the lights in Gubbio of the World’s Largest Christmas Tree on 7th. December,  count me in.. definitely not to be missed! This picture from a couple of years […]

Here at Bellaugello we are in the final stages of planning our Christmas and New Year Houseparties. For both Christmas and the New Year celebrations we will be offering a four night half board packages, including celebration dinners on Christmas day and New Year’s Eve.  Bellaugello is our home in rural Umbria where we welcome […]