PerugiaPerugia is one of the major art cities of Umbria. Discover its majestic Palace of the Priors (Palazzo dei Priori), the college of the Exchange (Collegio del Cambio) with the frescoes of Pietro Vannucci, known as the "Perugino", the academy of Fine Arts and its National Gallery where innumerable Umbrian masterpieces are kept, the gothic cathedral, the international festival of jazz, the Etruscan and Medieval city walls and the picturesque atmosphere of the many alleys of the historic centre.
Lake of TrasimenoThe lake of Trasimeno and its islands are a true natural paradise, house of wild ducks, cormorants, kites and kingfishers. The northern side is surrounded by hills gently sloping and planted with olive trees, vineyards and sunflowers. Many beautiful medieval towns are scattered around the shores of the lake; visit Castiglione del lago, Monte del lago, Città della Pieve, Panicale or Castel Rigone. Also worth a visit are the majestic castle of the Knights of Malta in Magione, the fishermen village of the Isola Maggiore, the church of Buon Gesù, Palazzo Guglielmi and the museum of the lace. Many hiking trails are available in the neighbourhood.