Perugia unveiled

As the regional capital, the city of jazz, and a paradise for chocolate enthusiasts, Perugia beckons with its enchanting cobbled streets and picturesque alleyways. Uncover the hidden gems this vibrant city has to offer.

Unveiling perugia

Nestled amid the timeless Umbrian hills, Perugia is a tapestry of ancient history and cultural richness, ready to enchant you.
The acropolis invites you with its medieval charm, guiding you through a labyrinth of narrow streets within the old town walls, leading to the magnificent Piazza IV Novembre. Here, the Fontana Maggiore stands tall—a masterpiece of artistry and skill.
Perugia’s cityscape is adorned with museums, churches, and historic buildings, seamlessly blending the past with the present.

Beyond the renowned landmarks like the Cathedral of San Lorenzo, the National Gallery of Umbria, Rocca Paolina, and the Etruscan Arch, there are hidden gems waiting to be explored. Join us as we unveil the lesser-known yet equally astounding corners of Perugia.

Weaving artistry unveiled

Immerse yourself in the art of weaving secrets at the Giuditta Brozzetti Museum Atelier, nestled within the Church of San Francesco delle Donne.
As one of the last hand-weaving workshops in Italy, this enchanting space allows you to witness the magic of 18th and 19th-century looms still gracefully in operation. Explore the intricate techniques and mysteries of this timeless craft in a setting that breathes life into the rich history of weaving.

Unveiling Perugia's underground

Discover the hidden allure beneath Perugia’s charming surface with a visit to Perugia Sotterranea, the city’s underground treasure.
This unique experience invites our guests to delve into the depths of the acropolis, embarking on a captivating journey through time illuminated by the fascinating testimonies of the past.
Explore the secrets that lie beneath, adding a layer of intrigue to your Perugian adventure.

Discovering Moretti Caselli studio-museum

Step into the rich history of one of Italy’s oldest families of master glassmakers at the Moretti Caselli Studio-Museum. Housed in a 15th-century building once belonging to the noble Baglioni family of Perugia, this museum-workshop unveils the legacy of stained glass craftsmanship.
Here, the intricate stained glass windows adorning some of Umbria’s most significant churches were brought to life. Explore the original sketches, drafts, and plaster casts that bear witness to the artistry preserved within this historical workshop.

Exploring the Rocca Paolina

Constructed between 1540 and 1543 under Pope Paul III’s command, the Rocca Paolina stood as the embodiment of papal authority over the ancient city until 1860.
When this dominance crumbled, the fortress faced the wrath of Perugians, resulting in its partial destruction. Since 1983, escalators have provided direct access to the acropolis, surviving the historical turmoil.
This formidable bastion, a silent witness to bygone eras, conceals untold secrets and legends within its stones, each steeped in centuries of history.
Today, its expansive areas host diverse cultural events throughout the year.

Discover Perugia with Casamassima Country Relais

For an immersive exploration of Perugia, Casamassima Country Relais serves as an ideal launchpad. The owners, deeply rooted in the region, offer invaluable advice.
The Relais’ strategic location proves advantageous, especially during significant events like Umbria Jazz or the International Journalism Festival.