"Preci - famous for ophthalmologists once :-)" Preci by Trekki

Preci Travel Guide: 9 reviews and 22 photos

Preci, or Borgo Preci to be precise, is a nice and small hilltop village in northern Umbria. It is being considered as the cradle of opththalmology and a museum explains the history of the medieval surgeons of Preci. The village is an ideal base to explore Valnerina and also the wonderful Abbazia Sant’Eutizio nearby.
I stayed here for two nights during my recent trip through Umbria in May 2011.

If you wish to, follow my suggested tour and start with the first to-do tip here and continue by following the respective links at the end of each tip. At the end, I link back to my intro page.

All pictures have been taken by me, if not marked otherwise.
Please do not use any of them without my permission.
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  • Last visit to Preci: May 2011
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Oct 12, 2014 at 2:11 AM

    Ingrid, this looks like a lovely hilltop town, but unusual because of the eye doctors and the trout fishing.

    • Trekki's Profile Photo
      Oct 12, 2014 at 2:18 AM

      Thank you dear Don for having found my page about this cute little village.

  • slothtraveller's Profile Photo
    Apr 15, 2012 at 2:45 PM

    Your lead photo of Preci's beautiful backdrop is great! It's also good to hear that they are investing in hydroelectricity and using this landscape for purposes other than tourism.

  • toonsarah's Profile Photo
    Aug 8, 2011 at 12:29 PM

    A lovely little town! The abbey is beautiful (I love your close-up of the little angel!) and the scenery wonderful :-)

  • mircaskirca's Profile Photo
    Jul 16, 2011 at 12:30 PM

    Another lovely tiny hilltop village! What a beautiful setting for the abbey, and it's close enough from Preci to hike. Nice video and music, the festa gives an additional charm to the abbey :)

  • Jul 13, 2011 at 4:46 PM

    a delightful little page on this delightful little town! another gem in beloved italia!

  • richiecdisc's Profile Photo
    Jul 13, 2011 at 11:28 AM

    Like the feel of this place. The simple room and meal of Agli Scacchi seem like something I could afford and relate to. Maybe there's a place for me in Italy even all. :)


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