Lots of world-famous celebrities have chosen Italy for their vacation home. George Lucas, the creator of Star Wars, created his buen retiro in Passignano, in Umbria, where he restored a magnificent former Capuchin monastery. Umbria isn’t a distant galaxy but a region in central Italy bordering with Tuscany. If you love hills, rural landscapes and ancient villages, you need to go discover this heaven on earth.
And the reference is intentional: Umbria is a land of saints (St. Francis, the patron of Italy, was born in Assisi), so part of the beauty of this region lies in its very read more >>>
Source : HuffingtonPost.Com