Perugia Tourism

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.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Perugia

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

    • Air Pollution 30.56 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 66.67 (High)
  • How safe is Perugia for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Perugia.

    • Burglary and Theft 43.42 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 31.58 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 31.58 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 36.84 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 39.47 (Low)
    • Attacks 27.63 (Low)
    • Drug offense 69.74 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.89 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 30.88 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15.79 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 44.44 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 59.89 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 90.33 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 44.92 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 69.72 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.72 (Low)
    • 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.

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.04 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.83 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.11 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 85.52 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 88.28 USD

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

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