CNN Travel – It’s known as the green heart of Italy because of its forested hills and landlocked location. But the region of Umbria, in central Italy, is about to become the beating heart of the country – or, even, the very fast beating heart – thanks to its new tourist attraction. A new pedestrian footbridge suspended across a ravine is said to be the highest of its kind in Europe, slung 175 meters, or 574 feet, above the void.