Discover the historic area of Perugia—a jazz scene, festivals and top sights from Cathedral of Saint Lorenzo to Piazza IV Novembre.

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Where to stay in Perugia

Old Town
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Old Town

Monuments, Museums, Historical Buildings

Old Town is a welcoming neighbourhood. The neighbourhood’s festivals and university culture are just a couple of its charming qualities. Broaden your horizons with some local historic landmarks.

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Top hotels in Perugia

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Perusia Hotel
4 out of 5
Via Eugubina n.42, Perugia
£40/night
7 Aug-8 Aug
3.9/5Very Good! (452 reviews)

"good location, plenty parking space, nice rooms (first we got a very small room but they changed it to a more comfortable room without any problem) good breakfast nice and helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jul 2019

Perusia Hotel
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Hotel La Meridiana
4 out of 5
42 del Discobolo St., Perugia
£47/night
13 Aug-14 Aug
4.1/5Very Good! (154 reviews)

"Fantastic staff, amazing location. All necessary facilities easily available."…"

Reviewed on 25 Oct 2018

Hotel La Meridiana
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Perugia Park Hotel
4 out of 5
Via Alessandro Volta 1, Perugia
£48/night
3 Aug-4 Aug
4/5Very Good! (174 reviews)

"Fantastic place to stay with a supurb staff and really nice swimming pool as well. The hotel was well located snd easytofind. Th"…"

Reviewed on 21 Jul 2019

Perugia Park Hotel

Popular things to do in Perugia

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.

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.

Arco Etrusco
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Arco Etrusco

Be amazed by the size and age of Perugia’s most intact city gate, and learn about the city’s long history through its inscriptions. 

National Gallery of Umbria
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National Gallery of Umbria

Discover Umbria’s cultural treasures at its most comprehensive art gallery, where centuries-old works of art bring the past to life.