Perugia is the capital of the region of Umbria, in the center of Italy, and makes a good base for exploring Umbria. Perugia is a lively medieval walled hill town with many historic buildings, people-filled squares, and great views over the valley. Perugia's historic center has several important monuments and a good central square. Perugia's history goes back to the ninth century BC and Etruscan remains are still visible in the city. Find Perugia's top attractions and recommended hotels and restaurants on this Perugia map or plan a visit with our Perugia Travel Guide.
Perugia is a cosmopolitan city with good restaurants and shops, a world-famous summer jazz festival, two universities and the University for Foreigners, a great place to learn Italian.
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