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.
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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The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Perugia
Small Group Tour of PerugiaNew on TripHobo
Traditional Homemade Pasta Cooking Experience in UmbriaNew on TripHobo
Private Cooking Class and Tasting in a Local Home in Perugia
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Local market visit and private cooking class at a Cesarina's home in PerugiaNew on TripHobo
The art of the Italian Aperitivo with a local: Learn & Enjoy in PerugiaNew on TripHobo