Perugia was the ancient centre of the
Umbrians called Peroscia, then an Dodecapoli Etruscan City
by the name of Perusia (in 310 BC it was thought to be one
of the most important Etruscan cities) then a Roman centre
after seeing victory against the Etruscans and with the
alliance to Rome.
A modern system of mechanised routes, constituted by a series
of long scale furniture, running in part on the exterior
and in part on the interior of ancient buildings, allows
an easy assent to the historical centre in the hills. It
houses the renowned Umbria Jazz, one of the most important
European festivals in its field...
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Assisi, protected by the western spur
of Monte Subasio (1.290 m), dominates the evocative valley
of Topino and Chiascio. Its medieval appearance, boasting
narrow, tortuous and often steep streets, a mystical and
peaceful atmosphere, Franciscan remains and numerous operas
of art, make Assisi one of the most frequented Meta’s
for pilgrims and tourists alike.
It’s the monumental complex of the Cathedral of Saint
Francis that the whole City embraces; Consecrated in 1253,
with a convent annexed to it. It’s an evocative construction,
consisting of two churches which were beautifully decorated
with cycles of biblical frescoes...
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renowned for its exceptional richness of monuments and the
fascination of its medieval appearance, which it has preserved,
unaltered over the centuries. There’s an annual and
traditional Eugubino folklore called the Corsa dei Ceri (Race
of the Candles) as well as the Palio della balestra (archery
Its urbanistic look is characterized by a line of parallel
roads on different and steep levels, which all lead to monumental
buildings and dark stoned houses containing arched mullioned
windows, window posts and ledges in a medieval style: overall
giving an unmistakable look to the City...