Explore Perugia and Assisi

beautiful scenery and decorated history are part of this adventure that goes from Rome towards Florence. The final destination is Perugia with a side trip to Assisi.

March 13, 2018

Adventure Outside Rome, Italy

For this travel adventure, a weekend trip or a day trip, are the same. In fact, beautiful scenery and decorated history are part of this adventure that goes from Rome towards Florence. The final destination is Perugia with a side trip to Assisi.

Perugia is the capital of the central Italian region known as Umbria. Perugia plays a double role in Italy as the capital of the Province of Perugia. It is located about 164 kilometers north of Rome. About 148 kilometers southeast of Florence is the second location point of reference.

To the country of Italy, Perugia is recognized as a place that makes chocolate. It is also the home of A.C. Perugia Calcio, the city’s principal football (soccer) club. The team is part of Serie B. Their stadium has 28,000 seats and it is called Stadio Renato Curi. While traveling through Perugia, it is highly recommended that you visit the recognized tourist hot spots. The tourist hot spots include; Palazzo dei Priori, Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, Basilica di San Pietro, Casa del Cioccolato Perugina, Rocca Paolina and Fontana Maggiore.

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After an exhaustive stay in Perugia, a side trip to Assisi is next on the list. Assisi is a city in Italy that is believed to have been founded during medieval times. As a result of this decorated history, Assisi is recognized as a central cultural point for Italy and Europe. In fact, the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), recognizes the city’s cultural significance to Italy and Europe. The city is also the birthplace of Saint Francis. The Basilica of San Francesco is a place that you have to visit during your stay in Assisi.

The St. Regis Rome

Built in 1894, it's a timeless haven of renewed charm. Precious, sumptuous interiors, exceptionally chic, uncompromising bespoke service.

The Westin Excelsior Rome

Since 1906, The Westin Excelsior, Rome has hosted celebrities, statesmen, and artists visiting the Eternal City. The hotel, which was named to Condé Nast Traveler’s Gold List, enjoys a prime location in the celebrated Via Veneto district.

Sheraton Parco De' Medici Rome

Surrounded by a 27-hole golf course, this country-style hotel is near the new Trade Fair and only a short ride to Rome and the airport.

Biennale Arte 2019

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Exploring the Natural Park of the Ampezzo Dolomites

Established in 1990, the Natural Park of the Ampezzo Dolomites is part of the UNESCO world heritage and covers an area of 11,500 hectares north of the centre of Cortina d’Ampezzo, toward the border between Veneto and Alto Adige.

The 19th Century Gran Ball Returns to Como

The 19th Century Grand Ball on Lake Como will honor the territory's customary tradition of inaugurating the new Opera season with an exquisite ball. Discover more of this event ang get ready to step into the past end experience the magical atmosphere of the nineteenth century