Top things to do in Perugia


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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 as well.

Therefore let’s find out the top things to do in Perugia:

1. The National Gallery of Umbria in Perugia

If you would like to find out more about the culture and history of this place, then a visit to the National Gallery of Umbria, located in Palazzo dei Priori, is what you need. You will find here the richest and most impressive artistic patrimony in the entire region and you will discover interesting details about the work of notable locals such as: Perugio, Pinturicchio, Beato Angelico and Piero della Francesca.  The Gallery is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 8.30am to 7:30 pm and the entrance ticket costs €6, 50. Make sure you do not miss it!

2. The Chocolate Factory

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The Chocolate Factory is definitely a must see if you are in Perugia, Italy’s chocolate capital. Everyone, from kids to parents will droll at the sight of various type of chocolate and will be mesmerized to find out how it is made. Make sure you visit the factory during its production time, from August till April and get your budget prepared for some fresh chocolate gifts or T-shirts. As you can imagine you will be invited to taste Perugina products made right in front of you by the chefs. The entrance fee is around €5.

3. Frontone Garden

If you are near San Pietro Cathedral, then finding Frontone Garden is just a matter of a few seconds. The park is an amazing oasis of tranquility and health, full of history and culture. During the summertime open air movies are played here, being also students’ favorite place for having lunch or reading a book. If you are lucky enough to visit Perugia in May, then you should know than Frontone Garden offers an amazing flower market, made up of rare plants, handmade products and gardening courses. If you want to find out more about this, please visit www. and gather all the necessary information.

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