The Sabine City of Norcia is located in the most mountainous and
picturesque corner of Umbria, in the area of the Monti Sibillini
National Park, and preserves intact the reminders of its Roman and
Medieval past, starting from the heart-shaped town walls. It has
many environmental, artistic, gastronomic and cultural resourcesthat
make it both attractive and unique in the eyes of all visitors.
Known as the homeland of St. Benedict, First Patron Saint of Europe,
and renown for its profound spirituality, Norcia is one of the main
destinations for those who love unspoilt nature, sports tranquillity,
and the quality of life. It is famous for the "charcuterie"
products, i.e. the art of processing pork; this has made the town
famous, and Norcia is a varied and sought-after paradise for gastronomists.
it boasts excellent products such as IGP-labelled ham, precious
black truffle, IGP.labelled Castelluccio lentils, assorted varieties
of salumi and cheese.