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Perugia Private Walking Tour

Perugia Private Walking Tour

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Umbria’s capital city, lively Perugia offers a range of attractions, from Etruscan–era fortifications and the Rocca Paolina (a medieval fortress and present-day cultural hub) to annual jazz and chocolate festivals. On this private walking tour, get a first-hand experience of the city’s charms, see its major sights, learn about its long history, and even enjoy a gustatory pause when you stop for an espresso at a local coffee shop.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$210.67
per group
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$210.67
per group

Perugia Highlights Small - Group Tour

Perugia Highlights Small - Group Tour

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Enjoy the highlights of Perugia in just hours without the hassle of a guidebook and map with this guided walking tour through the medieval town center. Stroll past top sights like Palazzo dei Priori, Rocca Paolina, Piazza IV Novembre, and the Roman aqueduct while learning about the city’s history and architecture from your guide. Stop to take in views from this hilltop town over the surrounding Umbrian countryside.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.84
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$65.84
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Spoleto Private Walking Tour

Spoleto Private Walking Tour

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Discover the ancient Roman city of Spoleto on a private, 2-hour walking tour. From the ruins of Roman temples to masterpieces of Renaissance painting that decorate the city cathedral, Spoleto is home to more than 2,000 years of history ripe for exploring. Learn about the city’s rich modern-day culture as the host of the annual Festival dei Due Mondi, and sample local flavor with optional olive oil and wine tastings. Throughout the tour, enjoy the personalized attention of a private guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$211.82
per group
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$211.82
per group

Private tour of Todi with a local guide

Private tour of Todi with a local guide

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Maximize time in Umbria with a private walking tour of Todi, a hilltop town in the Tiber Valley. Learn about the town’s history, including its prosperity during the Middle Ages, as you see landmarks including the Cathedral of Saint Mary. Skip the hassle of navigating and follow your local guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$210.67
per group
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$210.67
per group

Umbria The Way Of Saint Francis Private Tour

Umbria The Way Of Saint Francis Private Tour

UMBRIA THE WAY OF SAINT FRANCIS GUIDED TOUR, 7 nights, a spiritual journey through some of the most beautiful countryside imaginable, in the footsteps of the Poor Man of Assisi.
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  • 7 days
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$1,944.91
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$1,944.91
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Exclusive private tour of Perugia

Exclusive private tour of Perugia

The capital of Umbria, Perugia is located on the hills of the right bank of the Tiber. Starting in Piazza IV Novembre, which is the historic center of the city, you will find the Cathedral of San Lorenzo. The tour then continues when walking through the various medieval streets and observed the ramparts of Rocca Paolina, which displayed the power of Pope Paul III. The continuation of the tour is headed to the Maggiore fountain, which was built in 1278. Our guide will introduce you to the history of the craftsmen and their role, which a Latin inscription of the fountain is imprinted. Consisting of multiple iconographies, there are 50 bas-reliefs and 24 statues. We will be making the next stop along our tour to the Palazzo dei Priori, which is the seat of the city government in the Middle Ages. This Gothic building will be explored, and when entering, the griffin and lion will be noticed in its entrance.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$146.15
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$146.15
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Todi, masterpiece of Middle Ages and Renaissance – Private Tour

Todi, masterpiece of Middle Ages and Renaissance – Private Tour

Discover the charming village of Todi, a jewel of medieval Umbria! You will visit the spectacular Piazza del Popolo, with the fascinating Public Palaces of the Middle Ages and the Romanesque-Gothic Cathedral. Here you can admire the "The Last Judgment" fresco, inspired by the great Michelangelo and painted by Ferraù da Faenza. Find unexpcted details on the portals of medieval churches: stone monsters, saints, mythological creatures and satirical figures popping up between fruit festoons and slender twisted columns. Would you ever have thought you could see a naked friar carved at the entrance of a church? ! Let our passionate and knowledgeable guide lead you through the centuries, from the ancient Roman remains to the Temple of Santa Maria della Consolazione, a splendid Renaissance church designed by the famous architect Bramante!
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$47.50
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$47.50
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Bevagna Walking Tour with official guide

Bevagna Walking Tour with official guide

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Looking for a place to feel part of the Italian dream? Come to Bevagna. Let's have a stroll in this lovely medieval town and you will experience authentic daily life
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$219.22
per group
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$219.22
per group

Spello, Roman mosaics and Renaissance masterpieces – Private Tour

Spello, Roman mosaics and Renaissance masterpieces – Private Tour

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Spello, known as one of the most beautiful town in Italy thanks to its wonderful medieval buildings made of pink limestone and colorful flowers, dominates the amazing Umbrian Valley from the slopes of Mount Subasio. Particularly beautiful are the remains of the Ancient Roman city, called “Splendidissima Colonia Julia” (“Most Beautiful Julia Colony”) by Emperor Augustus: imposing walls, majestic city gates and, above all, the Villa of Mosaics, one of the most important archaeological discoveries of the last 20 years. You will visit a wonderful Roman villa, that takes its name from the splendid colorful mosaics that refer to the beautiful Umbrian countryside, depicting wild birds and grape harvest, but also to exotic and fantastic animals, such as panthers and sea monsters. Entering the city through the Roman Porta Consolare (Consular Gate), you will enjoy the fascinating alleys of the medieval Spello and its wonderful churches. In the Church of Sant’Andrea Apostolo you will admire a sixteenth-century masterpiece painted by Pinturicchio, one of the greatest artists of the time, nicknamed “the Little Painter”. This notorious Umbrian artist is also the author of the frescoes of the Baglioni Chapel in the Collegiate Church of Santa Maria Maggiore: here you will also admire a splendid floor made of Deruta ceramics and the famous self-portrait of Pinturicchio, discovering all the details hidden in his masterpieces! Finally, enjoy the spectacular Porta Venere, built in Roman times but flanked in the Middle Ages by the mighty Towers of Properzio, and the breathtaking view of the Umbrian Valley!
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.98
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$66.98
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Perugia Art & Food Tour

Perugia Art & Food Tour

Experience the ancient city of Perugia on a half-day walking tour and immerse yourself in the city’s rich cultural traditions. Meet your local guide at a central location and embark on your journey, visiting Rocca Paolina fortress, the bustling pedestrian street of Corso Vannucci, the amazing Maggiore Fountain, and other sites. Enjoy a delicious breakfast, handmade chocolates, and a light lunch included in the tour price. 
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$144.83
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$144.83

Perugia and Assisi Full Day Tour from Perugia

Perugia and Assisi Full Day Tour from Perugia

This tour indeed will show you two of the most charming hilltowns of central Italy. You will also enjoy 14th Century frescoes and Reanaissance paintings. It will be like to back to the past!
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$283.09
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$283.09
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Siena and Cortona full day private day trip from Perugia or Assisi

Siena and Cortona full day private day trip from Perugia or Assisi

Get your Private day trip in Siena and Cortona and discover its culture, incredible sites, stories legends with entertaining and passionate professional guides. See the artistic, religious, and cultural treasures of Cortona and Siena with professional guides
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$566.17
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$566.17
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Perugia Highlights Semi Private Walking Tour

Perugia Highlights Semi Private Walking Tour

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This 2 hour-walking tour will take you to the highlights of Perugia. You will explore hidden treasures with an expert and local guide. This tour is a great introduction to the city and you will see the Piazza IV Novembre, Palazzo dei Priori, Arch of the Aqueduct, Rocca Paolina... and much more! The walking tour starts every day at 10.30. This is a small group tour up to 14 people, minimum number of participants is 2. Your local guide will lead you in magnificent places, and we guarantee a special experience!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.90
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$60.90
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Perugia Private Walking Tour with a Local Guide

Perugia Private Walking Tour with a Local Guide

One of the greatest Italian Renaissance painters bears the name, not which he was born, but of the town in which he came from. Perugino, a talented young painter from the region of Perugia, most famously executed the magnificent work entitled, “The Delivery of the Keys” upon the wall in the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel seen annually by millions. While many may be unfamiliar with Perugino the artist, your first step is to know the town in which he takes his name - Perugia. On this intimate private walking tour with a local guide walk through the picturesque city where steep medieval streets offer sweeping views and the many regional, delicious specialties are awaiting your arrival!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$303.26
per group
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$303.26
per group
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Perugia Walking Tour - Private Guided Tour

Perugia Walking Tour - Private Guided Tour

Perugia is the capital of Umbria and one of the local hill towns. It is a city full of charme and history. With your private guide you will walk along its city wall dating from the Etruscan age, get lost in the symbols carved by Nicola and Giovanni Pisano's into the Fontana Maggiore and find yourself fascinated by the many layers of the Rocca Paolina.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.34
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$105.34
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Todi art tour with local guide, limited edition!

Todi art tour with local guide, limited edition!

Spend a day in the charming medieval town of Todi and book this special exclusive tour . Spend a couple of hours with Elisa, a native of Todi, exploring hidden treasures of this ancient town. Elisa is native of Todi, and grew up exploring all of its winding streets and alleys. Her love for her birthplace shines through in all of her tours, and her long time personal connection give to her clients unparalleled access to the most fascinating sightsin the area : Bishop’s Palace is one of them. This building normally closed to visitors, has spectacular frescoes . Located a few steps from the main Piazza del Popolo, the palace was entirely restored and enlarged in the second half of the 16th century under the direction of Bishop Angelo Cesi, a powerful and cultured man considered to be the Mecenate (patron of arts) of Todi.The visit also includes access to the Nunziatina Church.
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  • 1 hour
  • Taking safety measures
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$33.10
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$33.10
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Gubbio, a Medieval jewel in Umbria - Private Tour

Gubbio, a Medieval jewel in Umbria - Private Tour

The very heart of Gubbio is the marvellous square called Piazza Grande: from here you will enjoy a breathtaking view over the beautiful Umbrian countryside! Here, facing the square, you can find the most important medieval palaces in Gubbio, like the massive Palazzo dei Consoli, that is now a museum housing the Iguvine Tablets, the largest surviving text in the Umbrian language, from pre-Roman times (they are more than 2300 years old!). Then follow your knowledgeable guide to the Gubbio Cathedral and the Palazzo Ducale, built by Federico da Montefeltro in the Renaissance and particularly famous for its impressive “studiolo” made of inlaid wood panels. Discover the secrets of the medieval town, like the mystery of the so-called “doors of the dead”, and the legend of Saint Francis: according to the catholic tradition, he tamed a wolf that terrified the city... But was the wolf of Gubbio really a wild beast? Enjoy the tour and find out! Please note that, due to Covid-19, the Civic Museum in Palazzo dei Consoli is currently closed, we are sorry for the inconvenience.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.86
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$71.86
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Spoleto, Medieval Art and breathtaking views – Private Tour

Spoleto, Medieval Art and breathtaking views – Private Tour

Spoleto is one of the most fascinating towns in Umbria, thanks to its 3000-years-long history and its breathtaking views! Admire the marvels from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, such as Spoleto Cathedral, a wonderful example of a church in Romanesque style decorated with amazing frescoes painted by the greatest medieval artists, like Pinturicchio and Filippo Lippi. Top it off with the stunning view from Saint Elia's Hill, from where a majestic medieval fortress dominates the city: especially enjoy a breathtaking outlook over the “Ponte delle Torri”, an impressive bridge 80 meters high!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$47.50
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$47.50
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Gubbio Express, Journey into the History of Gubbio

Gubbio Express, Journey into the History of Gubbio

The pride of our services are the Audio Video Guides that through scrupulously made commentaries by local historians, translated and dubbed by native speakers, generate in the guest curiosity and desire for further study.
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$10.00
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$10.00

Medieval Montefalco, a balcony over the Umbrian Valley – Private Tour

Medieval Montefalco, a balcony over the Umbrian Valley – Private Tour

Montefalco, home of the famous Montefalco and Sagrantino wines, is called “Umbrian Balcony” because of its spectacular position on a hill overlooking the wonderful Umbrian Valley, but it is also famous for its history and artistic wonders! Thanks to a knowledgeable and passionate guide, you will discover its Roman origins and medieval architecture, strolling through fascinating and picturesque alleys. You will visit the elegant church of Santa Chiara della Croce, built by the Saint herself, who was buried there in 1308, and rebuilt in the following centuries. Walking along the beautifully preserved medieval walls, you will pass through Porta Sant’Agostino, dominated by an imposing crenellated tower, reaching the fascinating church of Sant’Agostino, decorated by 14th-century frescoes by the famous Gothic painter Ambrogio Lorenzetti. Piazza del Comune, the main square of Montefalco, is located at the top of the hill and is surrounded by amazing palaces built in the Middle Ages, such as Palazzo Langeli and Palazzo Comunale. Lastly, you will visit the wonderful church-museum of Saint Francis, where you will admire important frescoes by Benozzo Gozzoli, depicting the Stories of the life of Saint Francis, and by Perugino, Raphael’s master, who painted here a beautiful Nativity Scene.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.98
Price varies by group size
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$66.98
Price varies by group size
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Montefalco, Middle Ages & Wine – Artistic and Enogastronomic Tour

Montefalco, Middle Ages & Wine – Artistic and Enogastronomic Tour

Montefalco, home of the famous Montefalco and Sagrantino wines, is called “Umbrian Balcony” because of its spectacular position on a hill overlooking the wonderful Umbrian Valley, but it is also famous for its history and artistic wonders! Walking along the beautifully preserved medieval walls, you will reach the fascinating church of Sant’Agostino, decorated by the famous Gothic painter Ambrogio Lorenzetti. Piazza del Comune, the main square of Montefalco, is located at the top of the hill and is surrounded by amazing palaces built in the Middle Ages. You will then visit the wonderful church-museum of Saint Francis, where you will admire important frescoes by Benozzo Gozzoli, depicting the Stories of the life of Saint Francis, and by Perugino, Raphael’s master, who painted here a beautiful Nativity Scene. Finally, you will enjoy typical Italian and Umbrian products thanks to a fantastic Tasting Menu: excellent local cheeses and salami, accompanied by the unmissable Montefalco wine!
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$102.30
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$102.30
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Umbria Art & History 8 Days Private Tour

Umbria Art & History 8 Days Private Tour

UMBRIA ART & HISTORY GUIDED TOUR: 7 nights, beautiful towns and villages, priceless art, rolling landscapes and traditional cuisine!
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  • 7 days
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$1,976.14
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$1,976.14
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Perugia, from the Etruscans to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance – Private Tour

Perugia, from the Etruscans to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance – Private Tour

Perugia, built on top of two hills, is a wonderful viewpoint to admire the breathtaking landscape of Umbria, the Green Heart of Italy, and it enchants visitors thanks to its fascinating atmosphere and millenary history. Explore the Rocca Paolina, an imposing fortress built by Pope Paul III on the houses of the Baglioni family to punish them for a rebellion: you will discover an entire medieval district englobed in the castle, and even an ancient Etruscan gate, Porta Marzia! Our passionate and knowleadgeable guide will then lead you along Corso Vannucci, the main street of Perugia, named after its most notorious citizen, the painter known as Perugino, on a walk to discover the most fascinating monuments of the medieval and Renaissance city. Enjoy the wonderful square known as Piazza IV Novembre, dominated by the majestic Cathedral of San Lorenzo and the splendid medieval palace known as Palazzo dei Priori, in Gothic style. In the center of the square you will admire the Fontana Maggiore, a great medieval fountain symbol of Perugia, discovering the hidden secrets and details of this amazing masterpiece of medieval sculpture! Finally, in an incredible journey back in time, you will admire the Etruscan Perugia and its mighty walls and gates, like the majestic Etruscan Arch, that still bears the ancient Roman name of the city: Augusta Perusia!
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.68
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$59.68
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Small Group Tour of Perugia

Small Group Tour of Perugia

Enjoy an intimate introduction to Perugia and its key sights when you embark on a small-group walking tour of the Umbrian capital. Settled since Etruscan times, the city is renowned for its wealth of historical artifacts. In the company of your guide, stroll along its ancient town walls, admire the medieval–era Fontana Maggiore, explore the Rocca Paolina and its underground passageways, and more. As you go, learn more about the city’s history, and its lively present, from your guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.25
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$59.25
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