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|Perugia is the
capital city in the region of Umbria in central Italy, near the Tiber river,
and the capital of the province of Perugia. Perugia is an important artistic
center of Italy. The town gave his nickname to the famous painter Pietro
Vannucci, called Perugino, who worked in Perugia, Rome and Florence. Perugino
is said to be the Maestro of Raffaello, who left 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 (kisses) 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 Università degli Studi and the Foreigners
University (Università per Stranieri), and are melting pots for
students from all over Italy and the world. Stranieri serves as an Italian
language and culture school for students from all over the world. The city
also hosts the Umbra Institute, an American school for students studying
abroad in Perugia. The Università dei Sapori(University of Tastes),
Accademia delle belle arti (Art Academy), and Scuola di giornalismo radio
televisivo (a radio-television journalism school owned by RAI) are located
in the city as well. The city symbol is the griffin, which can be
seen in the form of plaques and statues on buildings around the city.
for more hotels in Perugia and surrounding areas
The Arte Hotel is a modern
seven-storey hotel featuring innovative interior design and artwork, located
four kilometres from Perugia town centre and its various museums and cathedral.
The hotel's 82 guestrooms have simple decor with white walls, large, modern
wall prints and wooded furniture. All are equipped with satellite television,
telephones and minibars. Bathrooms include bidets, hair dryers, and complimentary
toiletries. 'Artist' rooms contain work by contemporary artists. The hotel
features high-concept displays of frescoes, paintings, sculpture and reliefs
by contemporary artists in all public areas of the hotel. The restaurant
is open at all meal times daily, and serves local specialities such as
Pennette alla Norcina and Tagliatelle alla Perugina.
Western Quattrotorri Hotel Perugia
The Best Western Golf Hotel
Quattrotorri is located 800 metres from Perugia Golf Club and three kilometres
from the historic centre of Perugia, Italy. Situated on Hotel Quattrotorri's
fifth floor in the rooftop garden is a 24-hour gym with an range of fitness
equipment. The hotel also has a hair salon and a beauty centre. Complimentary
garage parking is provided. A complimentary buffet breakfast is available
daily. Il Convivio restaurant serves traditional Umbrian dishes and Quattrotorri
Restaurant offers light, buffet- style lunches. A conference centre is
available for up to 2,000 persons. There is also a business centre and
the hotel is equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. Hotel
Quattrotorri's 118 guestrooms feature contemporary decor in shades of cool
blue and are equipped with soundproofing and air conditioning.
dell'Oscano Hotel Perugia
Ten metres separates the
fourteenth century neo-gothic Castello dell'Oscano from an historic villa,
both of which are nestled amid 250 acres of natural woodland seven kilometres
from Perugia. Antique furnishings and classic decoration combine in the
32 guestrooms, which feature cable television, minibars and complimentary
Internet access. All overlook the park or valley below. Connoisseurs enjoy
a daily-changing menu influenced by fresh local produce, as well as wine
tasting and cookery classes provided by the chefs. Onsite recreation includes
swimming in the outdoor pool, basketball, fishing, and mountain biking.
A helicopter pad allows for sightseeing tours from the air, while a hotel
minibus provides a mode of transport to and from the olive picking fields
and horse riding school - both of which can be booked onsite. Room service
operates 24 hours per day.
The Etruscan Chocohotel
is located in Perugia, Italy, one kilometre from the historic town centre.
It is 1.5 kilometres from the Great Fountain and 19 kilometres from the
city of Assisi. This four-storey hotel features modern architecture
and a unique chocolate theme. There is a chocolate shop selling all things
chocolate-related and guests receive complimentary chocolate at check-in.
There is a rooftop swimming pool with an adjacent sun terrace with loungers.
The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff who can offer currency exchange,
concierge services, and the use of a safe- deposit box. The public areas
have complimentary wireless Internet access and complimentary newspapers
are on offer in the lobby. Parking is free. Restaurant Chochotel serves
regional specialities and also features a separate chocolate- based menu.
A complimentary buffet breakfast is provided.
The Hotel Gio is located
in Perugia, Italy, 800 metres from the historic town centre with its famous
attractions, such as the Galleria Nazionale and the Collegio del Cambio.
The contemporary hotel is dedicated to wine and jazz, which is reflected
in its interior design. The Jazz Area, with musical instruments, a CD library,
and a music store, is connected by a gallery to the Wine Area, which features
a display of international wines. Food, wine and jazz- themed events are
organised regularly. The hotel also includes a food and wine store, and
guests can use the onsite swimming pool and solarium. Wireless Internet
access is complimentary in the public areas. Hotel Gio features the
restaurant Gio Arte e Vini, where regional menus are served. The wine list
is refined and extensive. A complimentary breakfast buffet is available
at the Ristorante Orleans, and a bar can be found in the Wine Area. The
nearest golf course is five kilometres from the hotel.
Park Hotel Perugia
Located in the modern district
of Perugia, the Park Hotel's striking contemporary architecture is five
kilometers from the historic center of the town. Guests can take a swim
in the 25-meter olympic size pool, or relax with a Turkish bath and Finnish
sauna, before enjoying a drink in the piano bar. The gym is complete with
Technogym heart-toning machines. The hotel is set in Perugia's conference
center, and with its 12 rooms can accommodate meetings for 20 to 300 people.
Audio-visual equipment is available, along with simultaneous translators,
secretarial services, a press room and exhibition spaces. The hotel's restaurant
offers international cuisine side hotel's restaurant offers international
cuisine side by side with traditional Umbrian cooking in a relaxed atmosphere,
accompanied by an extensive wine list.
San Clemente Perugia
Enjoy a wealth of leisure
facilities including football pitches, tennis courts, and swimming pools
at Relais San Clemente. Dating back to 1045, it is set just outside Perugia.
Originally a church, this impressive property is just 20 minutes away from
Perugia by train. You will find horse riding stables and an 18-hole golf
course, both a 5-minute drive away. Relais San Clemente features
a games room with billiards and table tennis, plus all of the outdoor facilities.
Wi-Fi access is available throughout the entire building. During
the summer the poolside bar provides drinks throughout the day. In the
evening you can relax in the piano bar after dining on fine Umbrian cuisine
at the restaurant.
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