October 6, 2022

The Painted House of Brian O’Doherty

In 1977, Brian and Barbara started painting the interior of the the house, and in so doing, creating an extraordinary work of art, now called Casa Dipinta (the “Painted House”). Brian and his wife have left the house and now, presumably, retired to their home in USA, and the Commune (Town Council) maintain the house which has become a museum attraction for art loving visitors.
September 9, 2022

Accommodation options in Todi – Spring and Autumn

Accommodation in Todi is plentiful. But Todi is a hill town like so many others in Italy it rises to a flat top and has ancient walled fortifications surrounding it. The area at the top falls away quite steeply so getting some accommodation at or near the top around the main piazza is something of a priority.
June 29, 2022

People of Todi

Todi is a picturesque hilltop town in the heart of the province of Umbria – often referred to as the green heart of Italy. It is a land locked province surrounded by beautiful scenery and mountains in the distance. But its people are the real beauty. They are quite literally beautiful people.
December 9, 2021

Beverly Pepper Sculpture Park

The Beverly Pepper Sculpture Park was opened in September 2019. Born in Brooklyn NY in 1920, Beverly Pepper moved to Todi were she spent many years until her death in 2017. Ms. Pepper, who had lived and worked principally in Italy since the 1950s, “today is one of the most serious and disciplined American artists of her generation,” the art critic Robert Hughes wrote in Time magazine in 1975.
November 6, 2020

Santa Maria della Consolazione

Santa Maria della Consolazione is below the town, near the edge of the 13th-century walls. It’s a large 16th-century church with four apses and a beautiful central cupola and is one of central Italy’s best Renaissance churches.
March 28, 2020

Underground Todi

Over 5 km of tunnels as well as more than 30 pre-Roman, Roman and Medieval cisterns and 500 wells from different eras make up the city’s extremely rich underground heritage.
February 17, 2020

Todi’s green heart

Todi is a city of art with a wealth of extraordinarily valuable architecture, immersed in the gently rolling Umbrian hills, with a mosaic of settings, colours and fragrances.
February 17, 2020

Theatro Communal di Todi

Designed in 1872 by architect Carlo Gatteschi, the Municipal Theatre of Todi seats 499 and has four levels of galleries.
February 7, 2020

An overview of Todi

Located in the centre of Umbria, Todi makes the perfect base for exploring the region—often called the “green heart of Italy. There are several famous small towns nereby. Some within easy distance for a taxi ride – see Orvieto, Assissi, Spoletto and Foligno.