"The most beautiful Medieval town".
Its streets, palaces, churches, and the entire urban site are perfectly preserved and represent the best evidence of a glorious, powerful and unflinching past in the name of indipendece and freedom.
The whisper of the history is witnessed by worldwide famous folkloristic events as the “festa dei Ceri”, the Passion of "Venerdì santo" and the “Palio della Balestra”.
What to see:St. Francis church,St.John the Baptist church ,Baldassini street, the Bargello, Consoli's street, Piazza Grande, the Consoli Palace with the municipal picture gallery,The Ducal Palace, The Cathedral, The Roman Theatre, the Ranghiasci park, the Basilica of San Ubaldo.
Is the "City of Peace" where St. Francis was born and from where he moved out after the conversion.
A pearl of a medieval town protected by solid surrounding walls that climb up to the western ridge of Mount Subasio, overlooked by the enormous fort "Rocca Maggiore" and the Basilica of St. Francis.
What to see: Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli, Eremo delle carceri, Palazzo dei Priori, Mount Subasio national Park.
Fascinating and rich in history, Perugia is the capital of the county and offers the visitor many cultural activities, festivals and stunning scenery.
Although Perugia is known worldwide for its Etruscan marvels, the Middle-age and Renaissance art, the Foreigner's University which also it embodies its modern soul.