Perugia, the pearl at the centre of Italy

Right in the centre of Umbria, the ‘green heart of Italy‘ the beautiful cosmopolitan city of Perugia is known for many things, not the least being its two universities, its important cultural and artistic heritage and its internationally famous festivals for chocolate and music, particularly jazz. The town dates back to Etruscan times and beyond and its maze of medieval streets and its wealth of architecture are enduring testaments to the town’s long standing importance.

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