Sandro lived in Perugia for some months and he was one of our “guest of the month” last year.
Here is what he told us about the city and what to see and eat there!
city, however, hides much more: beautiful churches, imposing buildings, narrow streets and picturesque lanes, important Etruscan remains and, of
course, delicious food.
first: to stay in Perugia is advisable to choose an hotel in the city center.
The possibility of reaching central hotels by car is convenient and then you can forget it since to visit all the most important places of the city you can just walk around.
next to the escalators that in a few minutes take tourists to the Underground City below Rocca Paolina.
From here you can continue visiting all along Corso Vannucci [the main street of the city center, full of shops and cafes] until you get to Piazza IV Novembre where Palazzo dei Priori and the Cathedral of San Lorenzo are.
can eat at
the “Settimo Sigillo” [Seventh Seal], a local medieval-style serving typical Umbrian wines and cuisine,including the characteristic torta al testo that I warmly recommend you to try.
in the culinary theme is worth mentioning the Perugina chocolate factory.