Travel Video about Perugia
“Perugia Vacation Travel Guide“
Perugia is the capital city of the region of Umbria in central Italy, near the Tiber river, and the capital of the province of Perugia.
Perugia is a notable artistic center of Italy. The town gave his nickname to the famous painter Pietro Vannucci, called Perugino, who decorated with a beautiful series of frescos the local Sala del Cambio; eight of his pictures can also be admired in the National Gallery of Umbria.
Perugino was the teacher of Raphael, the great artist of the Renaissance who produced in Perugia five paintings (today no longer in the city) and one fresco. Another famous painter, Pinturicchio, lived in Perugia. In Galeazzo Alessi Perugia found its most famous architect.
Perugia has become famous for chocolate, mostly because of a single firm, Perugina, whose Baci are widely exported. Perugia chocolate is very popular in Italy, and the city hosts a chocolate festival in October of every year.
Perugia today hosts two main universities, the ancient Università degli Studi and the Foreigners University (Università per Stranieri). Stranieri serves as an Italian language and culture school for students from all over the world.
Perugia is renown for its open and friendly international people, art museums and Art Galleries, the sea, the movida and cheap lodgings, classic itineraries and a lot more to make a visit worth wise.
We found a very interesting travel video showing the sights in the city, are you going on a trip to the city you can start preparing your self for the trip watching this travel video – learn about the city, the sights and its citizens.