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Spello

Spello

A look at Spello

Sant Andrea Church

Spello

Spello

Spello

Spello

Spello

Spello

Spello

Spello

The village of Spello (Hispellum in Latin) is located at the foot of Mount Subasio, in Umbria. It was founded by the Umbrians, then pass under the control of the Romans. In the Longobard Age and franca became part of the dukedom of Spoleto, to pass then to the Papacy. The town however, mindful of prosperity and of the relative degree of autonomy enjoyed in roman times, he got a free municipality with its own laws. In 1516 the town was enfeoffed by the Pope to the Perugian family of the Baglioni which belonged until 1648.

There are numerous Roman remains incorporated in the structure of the village, including the walls and the ancient gates of access (as Le Torri di Properzio). Of great interest also the palaces of the Renaissance period and the Collegiate Church of Santa Maria Maggiore.

The ''Infiorate'' of Spello is held every year to coincide with the feast of Corpus Christi. This is a traditional event which consists in preparing carpets made with flowers or parts of them representatives figurations and ornamental motifs of liturgical.

Between the economic activity more traditional, widespread and active there are those crafts, such as the processing of flax, aimed at the production of canvases characterised by figures and themes taken from tradition.

In locality Fontevecchia are some sources of sulfurous water already known from the Middle Ages, today the seat of thermal establishments and facilities of receptivity.

Municipality of Spello
Province of Perugia
Region Umbria

Inhabitants: 8.579
Altitude center: 280 m a.s.l.

The Municipality is part of:
 
I Borghi più belli d'Italia
Città del bio
Città dell'infiorata
Città dell'olio

Protected Natural Areas:
 Mount Subasio Park

Municipality of Spello
Via Garibaldi 9 - Spello (PG)
Tel. +39 0742 30001

Pro Loco Spello
Piazza Matteotti 3 - Spello (PG)
Tel. +39 0742 301009
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22 Italian chefs will battle for the Gold of Spello

From 17 to 19 November the event "Oro di Spello" will exalt the gastronomic panorama of the territory, with great dishes and exclusive showcooking.

Next or present Events

  • San Felice
    18-05-2019
    Patronal parties

    Add to calendar 2019-05-18 2019-05-18 Europe/Rome San Felice Spello

  • The flowers of Spello Corpus Christi
    From 28-05-2019
    To 03-06-2019
    Religious occurrences

    Add to calendar 2019-05-28 2019-06-03 Europe/Rome The flowers of Spello Corpus Christi Carpets and floral paintings, made along the main streets and squares of the city, pay homage to the procession of Corpus Domini. Spello

    Carpets and floral paintings, made along the main streets and squares of the city, pay homage to the procession of Corpus Domini.

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Past Events

  • The gold of Spello Olive Festival and Bruschetta Festival
    From 17-11-2017
    To 19-11-2017
    The gold of Spello Olive Festival and Bruschetta Festival
    Feasts

    The DOP extra virgin olive oil of the Sweet Hills Ulivate on the slopes of the Subasio is also the gold of Spello

  • La Notte della Musica
    21-06-2018
    Concerts

  • The Romantic Night
    23-06-2018
    The Romantic Night
    Festival

  • HISPELLVM
    From 24-08-2018
    To 26-08-2018
    Historical reenactments

    Ludi Scaenici and Gladiators, equestrian shows and sacred rites, scenes of Roman life and Imperial cuisine are revived in the splendid setting of the Roman Spello.

  • Walk among the Olives
    28-10-2018
    Excursions

  • The gold of Spello Olive Festival and the Bruschetta festival
    From 16-11-2018
    To 18-11-2018
    Feasts

    The extra virgin olive oil DOP of the sweet Hills ulivate the slopes of the Subasio is also the gold of Spello: the protagonist of the culinary tradition and popular is offered to tastings in the palate of taste next to typical local products.

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Where to eat

Agriturismo il Piano

Località il Piano, 1 - 06040, Vallo di Nera (PG)
28.57 Kilometers from Spello

Where to shop

Pucciotti Fabrizio farm

Via dei Casali, 06040, Vallo di Nera (PG)
30.45 Kilometers from Spello