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Duration: Half day or full day
Location: Gubbio, Umbria
Gubbio is one of the oldest town in Umbria region, dating back to pre-Roman times. The Roman sites, such as the Roman Theater, lie on the flat land below the hill on which the town developped during the medievial times. Beautifully preserved, it is a pleasure to get lost in the narrow streets and visit the beautiful squares, palaces and churches.
Things to do in Gubbio
Starting your tour from the bottom of the city, where you can admire the Roman theatre, will give you the chance to see the city from the distance and admire its majesty from below. With a short walk up into the heart of the city, you will meet probably the most scenic place: Piazza Grande, the symbol of Gubbio, surrounded by beautiful gothic buildings. The Cathedral is Gubbio treasure chest, where you can admire works of art of Gubbio artists from the XVI century. The Dukes Palace is a pleasure to admire, just in front of the cathedral, built in the XV century by Duke Federico da Montefeltro. Our local guide will make your tour perfect by taking you on top of Mount Ingino, where you can visit the Basilica of Saint Ubaldo and admire the beautiful view from above.
Gubbio is also knows as the “town of fools”. In the city centre you can find the Bargello fountain and if you run around the fountain for three times… you will get the license of fool, as the legend says.
Gubbio is the city to visit if you love medieval towns, with narrow streets and squares at every corner. Food and wine play also a great role in Gubbio traditions. You can do some wine tasting and typical lunches or dinners. The food specialty is the white truffle, so you can also try the experience of going truffle hunting with a professional hunter and have a delicious truffle-based lunch in one of the best restaurants in Gubbio.
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Things to do in Umbria
- Walking tours in Umbria
- Bike tours in Umbria
- Wine tasting in Umbria
- Wine tour in Umbria
- Beer tasting in Umbria
- Guided tour of Perugia
- Guided tour of Assisi
- Guided tour of Isola Maggiore and Trasimeno Lake
- Truffle hunting in Umbria
- Cooking classes in Umbria
- Tour to a ceramic laboratory in Assisi
- Tour to wine and olive oil museum in Torgiano
- Tour to Cappella Baglioni in Spello
- Tour to Monte Cucco Caves
- Tour to chocolate factory in Perugia
- Tour to Marmore Waterfalls
Where is Gubbio?
Gubbio is a medieval town in the province of Perugia, in Umbria. It is located at the bottom of Mount Ingino, a small mountains of the Apennines. It is about 200 km from Rome and 160 from Florence. It is just 70 km away from the Adriatic coast.