Take the road less traveled

This section will provide our readers with suggestions of original itineraries prepared by the researchers of Evus. The articles published in the magazine will provide the “raw material” to suggest routes and itineraries for the Evus community. We wish to offer original alternatives to the usual tourist itineraries that sometimes appear outdated or only follow the commercial trend. In the effort to highlight the ever-growing importance of a territory and its cultural and artistic heritage, the itineraries of Evus will be composed and executed with the contribution of qualified researchers, scholars and regional tour guides. Evus invites groups, associations, agencies and tour operators, both public and private, to suggest themes and specific routes. Evus is also available to help in planning and developing territorial events and cultural itineraries, also created specifically to suit the particular requirements of the customers. For more information please contact info@evus.it


The flower of life

Aug 3rd, 2017 | author Antonella Bazzoli
The flower of life

The flower of life is an ancient symbol that was considered sacred by many cultures worldwide from Europe to Egypt and from the Middle East to China.
The basic form resembles a flower with six petals placed in a circle, hence its name: flower of life.
Whether due to its geometry that is found in many forms [...]



The Well and the Fountain: walking tour along the “ways of water”

Jul 14th, 2017 | author Antonella Bazzoli

A walking tour in the historical centre of Perugia to discover the main “water ways” of the Etruscan and medieval town.
The Well and the Fountain is the summer itinerary proposed by EVUS (www.evus.it) guided by Antonella Bazzoli, independent researcher and tour guide in Umbria.
The meeting point is in Porta Sole (in front of the public [...]



Journey of discovery in the “Bosco di San Francesco”

Apr 3rd, 2017 | author Antonella Bazzoli
Journey of discovery in the “Bosco di San Francesco”

This was the first time that I really took advantage of the opportunity of traveling to Italy, to find a deeper meaning behind the visit to one of the historical landmarks.
I have always felt awe at the living history in Italy. But, this time I approached the visit to new places [...]



The Sacred Spring on the Etruscan Sarcophagus

Apr 4th, 2015 | author Antonella Bazzoli
The Sacred Spring on the Etruscan Sarcophagus

In the Archaeological Museum of Perugia we can admire one of the most fascinating pieces in Perugia’s Etruscan collection: the  so-called “Sarcophagus dello Sperandio”, done in pietra fetida (limestone typical of Chiusi), which dates back to the Etruscan archaic age and which takes its name from the  place where it was found in 1843.
The funeral [...]



Visit Umbria

Oct 27th, 2014 | author Antonella Bazzoli
Visit Umbria

Umbria and the surrounding countryside offers a magnificent opportunity to get to know the rich history of the region, to experience first-hand the symbolism that is contained in the historic structures, many of which date back to Medieval times,  and to discover the magic of the region for yourself.
We offer guided tours, if you are [...]



Vacations in Perugia

Sep 25th, 2014 | author Antonella Bazzoli
Vacations in Perugia

Vacations in Italy revealed always too short! Did you ever have a vacation experience that totally exceeded your expectations? Did you ever choose a destination on a whim and then end up liking it better than all of the other places you had chosen when you planned your vacation? That is [...]



Discovering magic Umbria

Jul 27th, 2014 | author Antonella Bazzoli
Discovering magic Umbria

Umbria and the surrounding countryside offers a magnificent opportunity to get to know the rich history of the region, to experience first-hand the symbolism that is contained in the historic structures, many of which date back to Medieval times,  and to discover the magic of the region for yourself.
In Umbria you can feel the magic [...]



Butchers, surgeons and charlatans

Jun 7th, 2014 | author Antonella Bazzoli
Butchers, surgeons and charlatans

Near the medieval castle of Preci (formerly Castrum Precum), in the pristine mountainous area of Umbria which is called Val Castoriana (the valley of Castor), lies the Abbey Sant’Eutizio, a medieval monastic benedectine complex which is among the most beautiful and evocative of Italy.
The story of the foundation of the building is to be found [...]



The piazza inside the walls

May 17th, 2014 | author Antonella Bazzoli
The piazza inside the walls

When visiting the centro storico (historic center) of a city of art, do you ever get the impression that the individual buildings that face the main square are part of one big architectural project? It is a bit like suddenly having the feeling that you are no longer outside in a public place, but rather [...]



The reliefs of St Peter in Spoleto

Jan 25th, 2014 | author Antonella Bazzoli
The reliefs of St Peter in Spoleto

A walk through the Romanesque vestiges of Spoleto necessarily passes by the church of San Pietro. Nothing remains of the original building, built in the fifth century on the site of an ancient cemetery. The original church was actually demolished in the twelfth century to make way for a new church in the [...]