The capital city of the region, Perugia is also known as the city of chocolate due to the presence of numerous companies specialized in the production of sweets.
Perugia counts more than a thousand years of history. It conquers its visitors with its art, alleys, and unique views. Vaults, arches, and stones tell of its past.
Piazza IV Novembre (IV November Square) is the heart of the historic center. You can have a look at the famous fountain, while the Carducci Gardens (exactly in the opposite direction) are ideal for taking a break. And we also recommend you discover local food and vin..
Eurochocolate is the most famous international chocolate festival ever!
In the last two years, it has been held at the Umbriafiere center in Bastia Umbra (Perugia), offering ten unforgettable days to gourmands from all over the world.
Over 100 exhibitors, among them large companies and craft artisans, offer more than 6,000 references to chocolate products together.
The public can freely participate in all the activities, including workshops, tastings, and cooking shows, just to name a few.
The fair offers many innovations every year, which is why the event is extremely popular. Go and experience the multi-sensory full immersion in the world of the beloved Food of the Gods.
In July, the most important Italian festival dedicated to jazz music takes place in the city of Perugia.
The festival started in 1973 and now it hosts the greatest international jazz artists. Ten beautiful days transform the city into a large open-air stage.
Every corner is invaded by music that spreads throughout the historic center creating a truly unique vibe.
The jazz festival is a globally recognizable event. Over the years it has seen great musicians such as Miles Davis, Eric Clapton, Santana, REM, Prince, Quincy Jones, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, and the whole long list of Italian jazz musicians who largely owe their current international prestige to Umbria Jazz.