Perugia Tourism

Visit Perugia - Best of Perugia

Taking a look into the map of Italy, Perugia covers two-third region of entire Umbria, standing on the roof of a hill (between the Tiber valley and Trasimenian Sea) making it as an obvious option to consider as capital city. Its royal appearance gives you a glimpse of bygone era. Right from the Perugia tourist attractions, architecture of the historic centre, Roman temple, piazzas, palazzo to cool cafes, boutiques; it is a worth visit to this city. Not to forget about the famous Perugina chocolate factory and festivals like Umbria jazz (music festival) and Eurochocolate (the international chocolate factory) that attracts thousands of visitors from all over the world.

People say that around 30,000 people staying in Perugia are students because of the university and Italian language school for outsiders. So, you can well imagine that the city is always alive and buzzing throughout the year.

Perugia Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Perugia tips for your visit

  • If you are taking a scooter to move around the city, make sure you park it in the proper place. Otherwise, when you return back you might not find the scooter in a good condition.
  • When you are travelling in a bus, get your ticket stamped. Else you might ask to pay fine if you are caught.
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Facts and Stats for Perugia*

  • Pollution Statistics in Perugia

    Know the pollution level of Perugia before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 32.14 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • Perugia: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Perugia for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Perugia.

    • Burglary and Theft 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 35.42 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 22.92 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.5 (Low)
    • Attacks 27.08 (Low)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 31.82 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 45.45 (Moderate)
  • Living in Perugia - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 58.97 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 89.94 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 41.38 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 56.02 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.92 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Perugia

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Perugia

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.23 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.69 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.23 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.32 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 90.02 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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