Nightlife

Top Choice Craft Beer in Assisi

Umami Beer

You'll need to head down to Santa Maria degli Angeli, 4.3km from the centro storico as the crow flies, to get your craft-beer fix in Assisi, but it's worth the haul for more reasons than that. Massive, creative burg…
Top Choice Wine Bar in Lago Trasimeno

L'Angolo del Buon Gustaio

This is the most consistently packed spot along Castiglione del Lago's main drag, and for good reason. Ricardo, armed with a wealth of wine knowledge, assembles epic taglieri (cheese and charcuterie plates with onio…
Wine Bar in Orvieto

Bottega Vera

It's no easy task sussing out a non-touristy enoteca (wine bar) in Orvieto, but this stylish gourmet deli and wine shop has been at it since 1938, when it was started by grandmother of current host Cesare, who will …
Wine Bar in Assisi

Bibenda Assisi

This rustic-chic wine bar is Assisi's best for exploring wines and beyond. Nila, a highly knowledgable Ukrainian transplant, will talk you through a wine list she has assembled from small, boutique producers and tin…
Cocktail Bar in Ancona

Bar Torino

Boasting a righteously retro font and slinging cocktails since 1860, this is one of Ancona's liveliest spots for a tipple, especially during the nightly aperitivo (from 6.30pm), which feeds a mid-sized army. The Ame…
Bar in Perugia

Kundera

Follow the lead of students and clued-up locals by heading to this artsy little bar for aperitivo time, when cocktails starting from €4.50 get you a deal on three sizes of tasty appetiser platters (€1.50 to €5) – yo…
Wine Bar in Spello

Enoteca Properzio

At the most charming enoteca in Spello, you can mingle among master sommeliers and 8th-generation owners while trying five or so Umbrian wines and snacking on cheese, prosciutto and bruschetta, then stock up on an e…
Craft Beer in Perugia

Elfo Pub

Hophead central in Perugia, this snug pub rife with 14th-century brick dates to 1989 but turned to craft a decade ago and never looked back. Artsy beer geeks sip from 10 taps or choose from a 200-strong bottle menu;…
Bar in Orvieto

Febo

Tucked away down a narrow, tree-draped alley lined with sculpted wooden horses with a story to tell, this is the bar where you'll find Orvieto's coolest crowd, including a seemingly disproportionate amount of young …
Wine Bar in Ascoli Piceno

Vincè Fa La Carita A Lu Dome

An Ascoli meeting point on pretty Piazza Arringo, this cheekily named cafe/wine bar draws a fun, artsy crowd for its nightly aperitivo. Great local wines can be sunk here on the cheap – especially when you pair them…