Perugia Map and Travel Guide
Discover Umbria's Etruscan Hill Town Capital



Perugia is the capital of Italy's Umbria region. On the map you'll find some of the larger tourist attractions plus three recommended places to eat. Zoom in using the controls, click the map markers to find out more.

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Perugia isn't a "cute" hill town, but the architecture is compelling, the visible history goes back to the Etruscan period. You'll find remnants of antiquity in many of the little corners of Perugia. The wide streets like the corso Vannucci are like huge piazze, devoid of most traffic and brimming with caffes and gelaterie. There is a covered market offering fine food right in the center of town.

You can study Italian here, at the University for Foreigners, highly recommended and marked on the map.

Getting to Perugia

The train station, marked on the map in the lower left, is below town. Buses in front of the station take you to the Piazza Italia on Corso Vannucci in the heart of Perugia.

Parking, also marked on the map, is available at the Piazza Partigiani, where you can take the escalator through the underground castle and medieval city to arrive in Piazza Italia.

Historic Climate and Weather

April through June are good times to visit Perugia for mild weather. Umbria Jazz is held in July, when the average high temperature is 86. For more climate and weather information for planning your travels, see Perugia travel weather.

Where to Stay

A top rated hotel is one of our favorites; Hotel Locanda Della Posta has a great location. The Hotel La Rosetta near Piazza Italia is a great value and its restaurant, Ristorante La Rosetta, is also one of our favorite places to eat in Perugia.

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Perugia Pictures

etruscan gate
The Etruscan Gate of Perugia, built in the 3rd century BC
fontana maggiore
Fontana Maggiore looking toward Corso Vannucci

Perugia: Tours & Things to Do

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