A coup by UmbriaJazz for their 2015 season.  Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett are in concert in Perugia July 15th Concert pre-booking opens 12th December, we still have some suites available at Bellaugello Gay Guest House Book Now with us! let’s go and enjoy Gaga.

A stunningly quiet and tranquil dawn. I always consider myself fortunate to be living in such a beautiful part of Italy. Birdsong fills the air, there is a light mist hanging in the valley below, spring flowers are in full bloom, blossom fills the garden and oh I nearly forgot to write that our owl […]

The saga of the roads here continues… Something in me does not want to write about he subject, so angry and disillusioned I have I become. Last week a neighbor called in distress, the road leading to his house and thence on to a further thirty people had fallen into the field below. It was […]

The sun has returned, and it is warm here in Umbria.  This morning I awoke at Bellaugello Gay Guest House and really surprisingly there was frost on the ground, the first frost of this winter.  Why oh why does it have to be frosty the morning after I cut and fertilised the lawns?  Last week […]

I am delighted to announce our first Guided Hiking and Walking Week based at Bellaugello Gay Guest House this May. We have a full programme of hiking from the very challenging to the soft, including Monte Cucco, Pascelupo, Valdichiascio and Valnerina.  We have engaged the services of two professional guides, Mirko, speaking Italian and English […]

As a follow up from my post about Perugia St. Francis of Assisi Airport, thanks to a comment received I am delighted to report that from GERMANY getting to Bellaugello Gay Guest House will soon be even easier with direct flights from three German cities through GERMAN WINGS BERLIN – ANCONA route starts Saturday 12th. […]

A night of rain drumming on the coppi, those enigmatic terracotta tiles that make the roofs of our houses here in Umbria. Constant, repetitive, un-ceasing, rain tapping, clattering, pattering on the roof of Bellaugello Gay Guest House meant that I awoke – did I really sleep much? I dunno, anyway I got out of bed […]

I have blogged less of late, and am feeling guilty about it.  I could blame the slowdown on my output on the launch yesterday of new Apple products – yes, as always for some time prior to a new product launch my computer slows exponentially, and so I am less inclined to sit in front […]

Last night we all headed into our local town of Gubbio for dinner and a show Aperitifs at bar MartinTempo were followed with a rather over-large antipasto in Piazza Bosone at the Osteria del Re and a wonderful show of flag throwing Here is a video of the spectacle, click on the YouTube link