Rogaia Blog

Olives for the olive oil of La Rogaia. Photo: Peter von Felbert, www.felbert.de
Olives for the olive oil of La Rogaia. Photo: Peter von Felbert, www.felbert.de

About crowncut and tree-combers

This year the olive harvest at La Rogaia unfortunately was not very rich due to adverse climate conditions. Of course this is really a pity because usually the olive harvest is the highlight and the end of our harvesting season at La Rogaia, before life is slowing down once the winter arrives.

Yet what is happening in the olive orchard during the year?

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Pisano-fountain in front of the cathedral of Perugia
Pisano-fountain in front of the cathedral of Perugia. Photo: Steffen Müller

Umbria Sights - Perugia

Perugia is particularly attractive in the first half of July, when it hosts one of the most important jazz festivals in the world. But also in other times of the year Perugia is well worth a visit.

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Lake Trasimeno. Photo: Juliane Müller
Lake Trasimeno. Photo: Juliane Müller

Hiking and wellness weeks in Umbria

In May the Umbrian hills are covered with a fragrant carpet of flowers. The air is filled with the honey scent of broom flowers and all nature presents itself at its best.

The Villa La Rogaia offers hiking packages in May and July 2014

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Umbrian Girl. Photo: Steve McCurry
Umbrian Girl. Photo: Steve McCurry

Photo exhibition “SENSATIONAL UMBRIA” by world famous photographer Steve McCurry

What better means than photographs to describe a land and the journey through it. Last year Mr. McCurry chose Umbria for one of his photo travels and came up with a sensational moving and thoughtful look into Umbria's landsaceps, people and history.

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Assisi Basilica San Francesco
Assisi Basilica San Francesco

Places worth to see in Umbria

Is Italy only pasta, pizza, sun, beaches and sea? St. Peter's Basilica, the Uffizi and the Bridge of Sighs ?

Of course not! Leave the beaten track and in Umbria you will find charming towns such as Assisi, Perugia and Citta di Castello

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