Things to do
A living museum itself, Perugia hosts a combination of ancient Etruscan, Medieval and Renaissance influences. Stroll through picturesque streets to the city's main square, Piazza IV Novembre, to see the imposing 13th-century Fontana Maggiore fountain, the Gothic cathedral and beautiful stone reliefs. Travel back in time at the National Archaeological Museum of Umbria and marvel at ancient Etruscan remains and opulent Hellenistic gold and bronze tomb treasures.
ART & CULTURE
Easily escape the hot sunshine by slipping into Perugia’s numerous galleries, workshops and museums. Let the cheerful guides of the Moretti Castello Stained Glass Workshop show you around this 15th century artist's studio, and admire the stunning frescoes hidden inside Perugia's Exchange Guild. Don't miss a visit to the National Gallery of Umbria.
FOOD & DRINK
Indulging in Italy’s rich culinary offerings is easy in Perugia. Local specialties include black truffles, olive oil, chiuscolo sausage and savoury cheese bread. And Umbria is known for its light Orvieto Classico white wines. Spend a relaxed evening sampling delicious local cuisine before retiring to your luxury retreat.