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Arts & Crafts in Perugia

Giuditta Brozzetti

Inside Perugia's oldest Franciscan church, fourth-generation weaver Marta Cucchia is Italy's last surviving artisan working with Jacquard looms. Her extraordinary and fascinating workshop resurrects previously lost …
Food & Drinks in Perugia

Umbrò

Part cafe, restaurant, cultural space and gourmet supermarket, hip and trendy Umbrò occupies the space of the former Ospedale di Santa Maria della Misericordia, one of the world's oldest hospitals (dating to 1305). …
Food in Perugia

Augusta Perusia Cioccolato e Gelateria

Giordano worked for Perugina for 25 years. In 2000, he opened his own shop, creating delectable morsels from the old tradition, including baci (hazelnut 'kisses' covered in chocolate, known here as Pinturicchio Fond…
Ceramics in Perugia

Bettini Deruta

This small, handle-with-care shop is a good spot to pick up renowned Derutese majolica ceramics, an imported industry to the nearby town of Deruta from Spain in the 15th-century. You'll find colorful butter and oliv…
Ceramics in Deruta

Maioliche Nulli

At Maioliche Nulli, Rolando Nulli creates each item by hand, while his brother Goffredo finishes them with intricate paintings, specialising in classic medieval designs. If they’re not busy and you ask nicely in Ita…
Food & Drinks in Norcia & the Valnerina

Ansuini do Maestro Peppe

You can't miss the wild boar flanking the entrance to this classic gourmet deli, the best spot in Norcia for local salume, cheeses and other gourmet goodies, including craft beer from Amatrice. If you're nice, they'…
Food in Perugia

La Bottega del Tartufo

Your one-stop truffle shop, run by Giuliano Tartufi, one of the region's most famous truffle brands. Over 70 truffled products are featured here – the salsa tartufata being the most popular. Throw it on pasta, brusc…
Ceramics in Perugia

Materia Ceramica Taticchi

Pop into this small artisan workshop and you'll find modern ceramicist Maria Antonietta Taticchi hard at work on her contemporary designs, often featuring Umbrian and Perugian landscapes. It's not your grandmother's…
Jewelry in Perugia

Burzigotti 1979

Modern, handmade jewellery born in Perugia and done up in the in-house workshop by Alessio Burzigotti. Themed lines are all over the map, from classic to funky, angels to devils, tarantulas to skulls, Australian pea…
Wine in Perugia

Il Tempio

A spot not only to pick up wines and local products from Umbria as well as Tuscany (the owner's father is Tuscan), but an intimate spot inside the city's 14th-century Porta Sant'Angelo gateway to try local wines, ch…