Discover Perugia's story

Discover Perugia’s story

A place changes its significance once you get to know its past. Each monument and stone, each room from the palaces you visit looks different if you have accumulated in advance a bit of that city’s history. Perugia makes no exception to this rule, therefore let’s discover Perugia’s story so that your holiday get even more charming and interesting. The Beginnings What everybody should know is that Perugia’s history is very closely related to the Etruscans. The city was firs an Umbri... [ read more ]

Top festivals in Perugia

Top festivals in Perugia

Having a strong local tradition,Perugiahas a lot to offer when it comes to events and festivals.  No matter in what month of the year you choose to visit this wonderful city, there is at least one event that you can attend. However, let’s see what the top festivals inPerugiaare: 1. Eurochocolate Eurochocolate is definitely the most popular festival in this region, taking place in mid-October. It is one of the largest such events inEurope, lasting for more than one week. It offers a mesm... [ read more ]

Gems of Perugia's cuisine

Gems of Perugia’s cuisine

I assume that you are dying to know what the gems of Perugia’s cuisine are, because I am sure you have exactly the same problem that I have when going to a restaurant in a foreign country: you do not know what to order. You suddenly feel stuck fighting between your huge hunger that tells your brain not to take the risk of ordering something that sounds really strange and your curiosity, which tells you to try something new and if possible really traditional, but if possible, without the ri... [ read more ]

Top tours in Perugia

Top tours in Perugia

  If you do not have time to plan your own vacation in Perugia, then it is recommended to try something organized ahead, but most important of all it is highly advised to find out whether it will worth your money. Just like in every other city across Italy, the locals in Perugiaoffer varied tours to their visitors in order to help them explore this artistic city and discover its, culture, people and rich history. Therefore, let’s find out what are the top tours in Perugia: 1. Let... [ read more ]

Best clubs and discos in Perugia

Best clubs and discos in Perugia

  Perugia is not only a beautiful tourist destination, but also one of the main Italian cities where students from all over the world come to put an important stone to their future career. That is why, when it comes to nightlife, Perugiahas all the major attributes for a crazy night full of fun and good music. Once the sun goes to sleep, simply ignore the cafes and the bars, because the time to dance has come to Perugia. Thus, let’s find out which are the best clubs and discos in P... [ read more ]

Where to go shopping in Perugia

Where to go shopping in Perugia

Even if your stay in Perugia is not that long, there comes a time when you need to reserve at least a couple of hours for buying presents for the dear ones waiting for you home or souvenirs for your own heart and for the sake of remembering the wonderful experience you are having. What could really help you to spare some precious time is some exact information on where to go shopping in Perugia and on when to do that. Here are some really important details on this: When to go shopping ... [ read more ]

Exploring Perugia’s surroundings

Exploring Perugia’s surroundings

Umbria is known for being Italy’s most rural region; therefore you should bear this aspect in mind when you start exploring Perugia’s surroundings. Better said, be prepared for the true Italian experience hiding in picturesque, little towns with smiling Italian people saying ‘hi’ in their now famous manner: ‘Ciao bella signorina!’. Let’s face it, when you hear that first thing in the morning, everything else will just seem, look and feel better. This is usually the effect Italy ... [ read more ]

Where to stay in Perugia

Where to stay in Perugia

Accommodation has always been one of the major things you have to take care of when planning a holiday. If you’re one of those people that like to do everything on his own, maybe some tips on where to stay in Perugia might come in handy. The good part is that Perugia is a highly touristic region in Italy (as are most) so finding the right hotel, hostel or bed & breakfast will not be as difficult as you may think. Hotels I’m sure there’s no surprise in saying that they range f... [ read more ]

Best restaurants in Perugia

Best restaurants in Perugia

Finding the proper place where to eat during your Italian holiday should really be piece of cake since Italians are famous for welcoming visitors with their best meals and culinary products. Therefore, writing about the best restaurants in Perugia is a very enjoyable task. I hope it will prove as such for you as well. La Taverna This is a representative restaurant for the cuisine in the area (the Umbrian area) so it should definitely be on your eating out list while in Perugia. It is s... [ read more ]

Top things to do in Perugia

Top things to do in Perugia

  One of the top things to do in Perugia is to wander the cobblestoned streets admiring the architecture, the atmosphere and the people. There is nothing more pure and real than to filter these places through the power of your thoughts, without being offered the tourist information or being influenced by the marketing presentation made especially for alluring visitors. After a long and quiet walk, you can then start visiting Perugia’s main landmarks and discover its public figure a... [ read more ]