Perugia seems made to be visited in the company of your soul mate. Its narrow streets seem designed to be flown embraced, his lookout, especially at sunset , give moments with a high rate of romance, wrought iron benches that “furnish ” almost all the gardens of the city are finally the perfect place for a stolen kiss.
It is no coincidence if the famous magazine “National Geographic Traveller” defined Perugia as the most sexy and romantic city in the world, even putting it before Paris and Prague.
What about the chocolate shops and cafes where you can sip a cup of steaming hot chocolate or taste those chocolates and treats, all made from the finest chocolate , the food that has always been considered an aphrodisiac for excellence .
Just the Chocolate is one of the flagships of our city , always prepared with passion and according to ancient recipes, it has helped to make Perugia famous all over the world.
If we are in the company of our loved one present then us a walk through the narrow tunnels and arches of the ” Rocca Paolina “, the ancient fortress that, as in a movie , is able to bring us back in time and give us special moments. Released from the Rocca Paolina we can make a stop at the ” Giardini Carducci ” viewpoint from which you can admire the countryside and villages surrounding the city . It is no coincidence that here the famous poet Giosuè Carducci has found the inspiration for his sonnets.
During Christmas Time right at the Giardini Carducci is the Ferris wheel, a little ‘ retro , and for this very romantic carousel , which with its height , it is also able to give a breathtaking spectacle.
From the gardens of Piazza Carducci we can move to “Piazza Italia”, where benches are located between manicured flower beds and beautiful fountains .
We can’t miss then a walk on ” Corso Vannucci ,” the main street of the city , where in addition to the usual trendy shopping , you can buy the products “Perugina” , made right in the homonymous factory.
Continuing on, you can stop at the famous ” Caffè di Perugia ” whose elegantly furnished lounges are the perfect escape during the cold winter afternoons , to enjoy a cup of tea , a hot chocolate or simply a glass of local wine.
In summer, however, the coffee moves outdoors with tables on the street and musical entertainment at the hour of the aperitif. For a charming aperitif in a trendy and elegant place You should stop also at the “Luna Bar” that’s a lovely lounge bar located in “Corso Vannucci”.
After the break you can choose to visit the terrace of the “Mercato Coperto ” reachable from Piazza Matteotti and from there enjoy a landscape that will leave you speechless. You can also choose to exceed Piazza Danti and go to the Belvedere of Porta Sole , next to the church of Sant’Angelo della Pace in Via delle Prome and enjoy the view of the city and its Etruscan walls from above.
Another place not to miss is the Benedictine monastery of St. Pietro , in which there is also a botanical garden with medicinal and rare plants. In the summer then, just in front of the monastery , in a beautiful garden , an open air cinema is set up … what could be more romantic than a love movie seen under a starry sky ?
And then where to sleep with your sweetie?
Let’s leave aside the aseptic rooms of a hotel and present us the unique atmosphere of an old house , of a roaring fireplace in front of which share a glass of wine, of old furniture such as wrought iron beds and embroidered bed linens , family pottery and glass tables. .
At Villa Nuba charming vacation rental you can find this and much more and you can impress your special love with little surprises like the starry sky in the bedroom that opens at your eyes once turned off the light, or drink a glass of a good Umbria red wine in front the typical fire place or the last generation jacuzzi bath tub for two , for a time of great sensuality. And what is more it’s located in a terrific and romantic green hill in the countryside but walking distance to the medieval center of the town where the must are three words: charme, relax and tradiction.