Known as the Land of Chocolates and home to a popular jazz festival, make Perugia your holiday destination to ensure an unforgettable vacation experience in the heart of Umbrian Italy. No trip to Italy is complete without a visit to this magnificent city. Home to one of Italy's most prestigous universities, Perugia has a youthful and vibrant atmosphere, no doubt brought about by the thousands of students attracted to Perugia by the world-class education system in place there. Don't be put off by thoughts of stuffy academia though - Perugia has so much to boast of, including everything from stunning medieval art to mouth melting chocolates.
It is a very elegant city perfect for a family vacation or a romantic retreat with your loved one. You can guarantee an extra level of luxury by booking a stay in one of our many Perugia apartments and Perugia villas. Plenty of Perugia accommodation - romantic, cosy and comfortable - can be found. Fashionably decorated and well-built in a homage to the principles of classic Italian architecture, you will enjoy a comfortable in an authentic Perugian property offering the true Umbrian experience. Enclosed by Etruscan, Medieval and Roman walls, Perugia contains everything you could possibly need within the traditional city limits., meaning all of those cultural and culinary goodies are within walking distance from your Perugia apartment or villa Perugia. Speaking of those culinary goodies, be sure to sample some of the finest Italian cuisine during your stay. There are fine restaurants and homely cafes cooking up Umbrian specialties throughout the region – all you've got to do is choose one. Those planning a getaway on their Perugia holidays should go to Lake Trasimeno not far from Perugia. Beautiful landscape and glittering water are waiting!
More fascinating things to do on your Perugia holidays:
Festival goers will enjoy a stay in Perugia, as will shopaholics. Don't be deceived by the medieval looking exteriors along the shopping mile – many of these small emporia are actually boutiques stocked with the latest fashion trends. There's something to do in Perugia all year round, so whenever you book your Perugia holiday home or villa Perugia for, you don't need to worry about missing out. Particular highlight include the Umbria jazz festival (July), the Classic Perugia Festival and the Euro Chocolate Festival, which both take place in September. Perugia is also blessed with beautiful walking trails perfect for hiking and exploring the Umbrian wildlife. There are various organized walks designed to fascinate and inspire, such as the half day trek to the Monumental Cemetery or a much shorter walk to the spectacular church of San Pedro. For a taste of impressive Italian culture and architecture visit the National Archeological Museum, the San Domenica Church, or the breathtaking Roman Gate at Porta Marzia. All Perugia holiday goers should also make a point of leaving their Perugia villa and the city walls in order to visit the peaceful pilgrim town of Assisi - birthplace of St. Francis and only a stone's throw from Perugia.