This beautiful region, known as Italy’s ‘green heart’, borders Tuscany, Lazio and Le Marche. It is famous for its medieval hilltop villages, rolling hills and valleys, forests, streams, vast olive groves, vineyards and of course the local cuisine featuring truffles, porcini mushrooms and local wines. There is no shortage of architectural treasures and historical sites to visit in each quaint village, with churches decorated with some of Italy’s finest artwork. The festivals and markets are authentic and lively with lots of food, music and medieval tradition. Rome is located around 149km away, which is approximately 2 hours and 8 minutes’ drive.