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Old TownPerugia

Explore Old Town: its monuments, museums, university life and more!

Venture to top sights like Piazza IV Novembre as you discover Old Town—an area also notable for its historic sites.


Popular places to visit in Old Town

Piazza IV Novembre
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Piazza IV Novembre

Located in the heart of Perugia, this small square is surrounded by some of the town’s most impressive landmarks.

Palazzo dei Priori
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Palazzo dei Priori

Stand in awe of religious artwork and wander through gilded halls in a palace that dates back to the 13th century.

Rocca Paolina
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Rocca Paolina

Explore a maze of tunnels and alleys, and visit markets, events and exhibitions in the foundations of a 16th-century fortress.

Roman Aqueduct
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Roman Aqueduct

Stroll along the top of an ancient waterway, now a picturesque path that cuts through the heart of Perugia’s old town.

Corso Vannucci
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Corso Vannucci

Learn about the local history of Perugia with a stop at Corso Vannucci. You can enjoy the bars while in the area.

Fontana Maggiore
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Fontana Maggiore

Watch water gushing from a beautifully preserved 13th-century fountain that celebrates Perugia’s achievements and independence.

Top things to do in Old Town

Private Perugia Discovery Walking Tour
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Private Perugia Discovery Walking Tour

£175
Per adult
Small-Group Tour: Chocolate Factory, Perugia and Spoleto
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Small-Group Tour: Chocolate Factory, Perugia and Spoleto

£466
Per adult
The art of the Italian Aperitivo with a local in Perugia
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The art of the Italian Aperitivo with a local in Perugia

£96
Per adult
Private cooking class at a local's home in Perugia
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Private cooking class at a local's home in Perugia

£132
Per adult
Private pasta-making class at a Cesarina's home in Perugia
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Private pasta-making class at a Cesarina's home in Perugia

£131
Per adult
Perugia Walking Tour - Private Guided Tour
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Perugia Walking Tour - Private Guided Tour

£158
Per adult

Top hotels in Old Town

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Sina Brufani
Sina Brufani
5 out of 5
Piazza Italia, 12, Perugia, PG
The price is £131 per night

Located in Old Town, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Corso Vannucci and Piazza IV Novembre. Perugia City Hall and Church of Sant'Ercolano are ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (392 reviews)
Excellent Location

"An elegant hotel environment in an ideal location for exploring Perugia. Staff were professional and responsive to requests. Room service and meals were excellent as was cleanliness. Service personnel were friendly. Room I stayed in - described as double superior - required some renovations to aptly ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar 2020

Sina Brufani
Locanda della Posta Boutique Hotel
Locanda della Posta Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
Corso Vannucci 97, Perugia, PG
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £93 per night

Located in Old Town, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Corso Vannucci and Piazza IV Novembre. Perugia City Hall and Banker's Guild Hall (Collegio ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (58 reviews)

"Loved the hotel and it was clean and quiet. The local staff gave us great recommendations for dinner and made reservations. Amazing breakfast every morning with beautiful surroundings. We shall stay again for sure."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb 2020

Locanda della Posta Boutique Hotel
Albergo Ristorante La Rosetta
Albergo Ristorante La Rosetta
4 out of 5
Piazza Italia, 19, Perugia, PG
The price is £76 per night

Located in Old Town, this beach hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Corso Vannucci and Piazza IV Novembre. Perugia City Hall and Church of Sant'Ercolano are ...

4/5Very Good! (243 reviews)

"Wonderful venue. Stayed there before. Still love it."…"

Reviewed on 29 Oct 2019

Albergo Ristorante La Rosetta
Hotel Fortuna
Hotel Fortuna
3 out of 5
Via Bonazzi 19, Perugia, PG
The price is £72 per night

Located in Old Town, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Corso Vannucci and Piazza IV Novembre. Perugia City Hall and Rocca Paolina are also within 5 minutes. ...

4.4/5Excellent! (320 reviews)

"The staff are all very nice and helpful. The hotel is very central ,very clean."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jan 2020

Hotel Fortuna
Little Italy Boutique Hostel
Little Italy Boutique Hostel
via della Nespola 1-3, Perugia, PG
The price is £40 per night

Located in Old Town, this hostel is steps away from Arco Etrusco, University for Foreigners of Perugia and Cathedral of Saint Lorenzo. Piazza IV Novembre and ...

4.1/5Very Good! (26 reviews)
Cheap but great hostel

"Perfect location! So easy to get anywhere! The receptionist was very nice too- I could have a 30 minute conversation with her everyday during my stay. Rooms were super clean. Bathrooms were clean too. Wifi was fine. Everything was provided. The only bad thing would be the bad soundproofing, as I ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb 2016

Little Italy Boutique Hostel
Hotel Umbria
Hotel Umbria
2 out of 5
Via Boncambi 37, Perugia, PG
The price is £46 per night

Located in Old Town, this hotel is steps away from Corso Vannucci and Piazza IV Novembre. Banker's Guild Hall (Collegio del Cambio) and Palazzo dei Priori are ...

3.6/5Good! (94 reviews)

"Many stairs to get to the property but I liked the exercise. Very nice staff. Simple accommodations, nice breakfast. Good location in the old town."…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct 2019

Hotel Umbria