Christmas is back and Perugia is enlightened with a new light and a great set of events that take place from the December 1th until January 07th . A Christmas inspired by participation with nativity scenes, countless events and theatrical performances, concerts, dance shows, more than 50 shows for children, various markets in the center of the acropolis and the ice rink
Below are just a few of our suggestions:
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Perugia Christmas Markets

From December 1th to January 07th - Corso Vannucci - (300/400 mt from the hotel)
Opening hours: every day 10-20; December 25th (15.00-20.00)


La Piazza del Gioco

From December 1th to January 07th - Piazza della Repubblica- (400 mt from the hotel)

The large square is transformed into a large place dedicated to children's games and old-fashioned games. The main attractions are Santa Claus' House and the Christmas Train

Sweetest Perugia

From 07 to 10 December - Corso Vannucci and various places in the city (700mt from the hotel)

Event dedicated to typical Christmas sweets and confectionery products

Artistic Nativity Scene

From 08 December to 06 January - Corso Vannucci - (300/400 mt from the hotel)

In a shop window on Corso Vannucci there is an artistic nativity scene with over 60 nativity statues.

Porta eburne Nativity Scenes

From 10 December to 07 January - Church of San Michele in Porta Eburnea, convent of Sant'Antonio, Church of Santo Spirito up to the monumental Neapolitan nativity scene of the Church of Santa Giuliana (from 50m to 800m from the hotel) A journey to discover the numerous nativity scenes that are set up in the most evocative corners of Perugia


The way of the Cribs
Dec 10th until Jan 07th - Borgo S.Antonio Porta Pesa (700mt from the hotel)
All cribs are on view and free of charge the following hours:
From 03.30p.m. until 07.00p.m.

Nativity Scenes in the hamlets

Dec 08th until Jan 07th
A walk to discover the many cribs that will be set up in the most picturesque corners of Perugia. The event is organized by the Associations Borgobello, Borgo Sant'Antonio Porta Pesa, Via dei Priori, Rione di Porta Eburnea, Vivi il Borgo. (from 50mt to 900 mt. from the hotel)

“Renaissance in the workshop". Perugino (painter) among the greats of history

Civic Museum of Palazzo della Penna, Via Podiani, 11. (100 meters from the hotel) from 02/12 to 08/01 - from Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 18:00 every Thursday at 16:00 guided tour by reservation along the entire exhibition route. On the occasion of the five hundredth anniversary of the death of the Renaissance painter "Pietro Vannucci" known as Perugino. Christmas collateral events during the period.

A sea of fresh colour. Sandro Penna and the figurative arts National Gallery of Umbria

(600 meters from the hotel) from 02/12 to 14/01 - From Tuesday to Sunday: from 8.30 to 19.30. The ticket office closes at 6.30pm. Exhibition celebrating the Perugian poet Sandro Penna, works from the poet's house.

“Views on Perugino (painter) From the modern age to the contemporary National Gallery of Umbria”

(600 meters from the hotel) from 02/12 to 14/01 - From Tuesday to Sunday: from 8.30 to 19.30.
The ticket office closes at 6.30pm.
Exhibition located next to the room with Perugino's masterpieces, the itinerary is made up of 25 works divided into three sections, including engravings, drawings and an unpublished painting.

The light (without the forms) of Perugino painter
Palazzo Sorbello House Museum, Piazza Piccinino (600 m from the hotel) from 30/11 to 09/01
Works by the famous German artist Karl Klaus Mehrkens who lives in Umbria and narrates and describes through his art, the light of Perugino and the rosy complexions and faces, which characterized his works
. Opening hours: 10.30/13.00 – 16.00/19.00 Free entry

Music: A Perfect Christmas at the Sala dei Notari

Sala dei Notari (800 meters from the hotel) The Sala dei Notari (Palazzo dei Priori) becomes the musical salon of Perugia. and offers a full agenda of events starting from 08/12 with musical bands, a choir, the philharmonic academies, a dance company and the New Year's Concert.

Christmas Concert

17 December at 5.00 pm (900 m from the hotel) Church of Sant'Antonio Abate Children's and Youth Choir of the F. Morlacchi Conservatory of Perugia Music by J.S. Bach, A. Vivaldi, C. Franck.

Christmas Concert Coro dell’Università degli Studi di Perugia

Toast at the Tower on a night of fireworks 31/12 at Midnight Torre degli Sciri - (900 m from the hotel)
Midnight from the highest point of the city upon reservation. December 31st at the Torre degli Sciri. Reservation required. For cell info. 393 514 5793.


CORCIANO: (8 km from Perugia )
From December 8th to January 7th
Live Creche
Historical center

GUBBIO: (60 km from Perugia)
The largest Christmas tree of the world
From Dec. 08 to Jan 06
Gubbio ChristmasLand

From Dec. 08 to Jan 06


ASSISI: (20km from Perugia)

Christams tree of trees   (the Square of Nativity Scenes)
(from Dec. 08 to Jan. 07)

Home of Santa Claus  
(from Dec. 08 to Jan. 06) Monte Frumentario (accesso in via Fontebella)

Special Offers

Special Offers valid during Christmas period:
- "Chritmas in Perugia"
- "New year's eve Offer"
-"Epiphany "and "Perugia in Winter"

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