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…
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 …
Cafe in Perugia

Living Cafè

With an expansive outdoor terrace overlooking engrossing views of town, country and wooded hill, this hip cafe-bar is one of Perugia's best for aperitivo, with the sundowners here dropping all the more easily alongs…
Wine Bar in Perugia

Fríttole

Lilla and Lillo are wonderful hosts at this intimate wine bar offering 200 or so bottles democratically spread across Italy's inventory – any of which you can try by the glass. They work closely with boutique and sm…