Perugia Art & Food Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Perugia

Image by viator

Tour description provided by Viator

Walk through the beautiful Perugia, visit its most important monuments and learn the history of one of the oldest Italian cities. Enjoy the flavors of Umbria, taste the world famous chocolate of Perugia and try some great wines in the special atmosphere of the old town. This tour is not just a simple visit of  Perugia, but a complete experience that will introduce you to city’s daily life, going through art, history, good flavors and traditions.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Vieille Ville, Perugia, Province of Perugia, UmbriaMeet the guide at 9.30 and walk through the tunnels of the impressive Rocca Paolina fortress. Enjoy Carducci gardens viewpoint before heading to Corso Vannucci, the main pedestrian street of Perugia, full of bars and cafes enclosed in beautiful old buildings. The first stop is at “Sandri”, one of the oldest pastry shop/cafè in town. Here you can enjoy an Italian breakfast with a hot drink accompanied by a delicious cake at your choice and contemplate the amazing architecture of Priori's Palace.From here you will get to the main square of Perugia, the heart of the city. Many of the higlights of the old town are here. Your guide will explain you about the gothic Priori's Palace (home of the city's government), the cathedral of St Lawrence and the spectacular Maggiore Fountain, symbol of Perugia and masterpiece of medieval sculpture. From the square, you will walk to Porta Sole, the highest point of the city, where you will enjoy stunning views over the northern part of  Perugia, the medieval wall and the green countryside of Umbria. A short walk on a stairway and you will admire the imposing 23 centuries old Etruscan arch, restored and decorated by the roman emperor Augusto 40 years before Christ. Here you will have the chance to taste some great hand-made chocolate samples  at a small family ran shop.After this “sweet break” you will walk next to the Etruscan wall, along a panoramic street with views on the medieval aqueduct of Perugia. Through some narrow alleys you will reach the final destination of the tour: again the city centre where you could have a light lunch for tasting the typical flatbread called “Torta al testo”.Duration: 3 hours

What’s included

  • Professional tour guide
  • Walking tour of Perugia
  • Italian breakfast at historical caf
  • Hand-made chocolate tasting
  • Light lunch tasting with Torta al Testo (flat bread)
  • Breakfast
  • Snacks

What’s not included

  • Drinks
  • Gratuities