Perugia is the capital of the Umbrian region located on a hilltop surrounded by valleys and mountains. It was part of the Etruscan kingdom and came under the Roman rule around 40 BC. The town has lots of archaeological sites, preserved from those times. Perugia is famous for its University which is one of the oldest universities in Italy and in the world. This Umbrian city is a perfect combination of great history and modern lifestyle. You can find many modern bars, cafes and boutiques, which have done a great job of preserving the ancient foundations of the historical center. Those foundations encompass Etruscan, Medieval, Gothic and 18th-century treasures. Perugia is also a well-known cultural and artistic center of Italy. The city hosts numerous festivals and annual events, such as Eurochocolate (dedicated to the culture of chocolate) and Umbria jazz (the most important Italian jazz music festival).
DISTANCE FROM VILLA COZZANO: 55 km