Art Shops of Perugia Tour, Perugia (Self Guided)

Perugia is an excellent destination, home to numerous art shops, ateliers and workshops. Here you will find a variety of works, including hand-painted Italian ceramics, tiles and tableware. This tour is a perfect opportunity to discover Perugia’s arts and crafts.
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Guide Name: Art Shops of Perugia Tour
Guide Location: Italy » Perugia (See other walking tours in Perugia)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 km
Author: leticia
Carla Romolini

1) Carla Romolini

Near the African workshop, Art Kyondo, you will find Carla Romolini, which features a wide assortment of beautiful frames, paintings and graphic art. Here you can find unique gifts for family and friends, or just browse its great selection of fine works.
Il Pozzo delle Ceramiche

2) Il Pozzo delle Ceramiche

Il Pozzo delle Ceramiche, located on Via Priori, is a workshop where you will find a wide assortment of ceramic objects, including plates, canisters, cups, lamps, panels, candle holders, frames, decorative boxes, vases and much more. Each piece is unique and hand-crafted by artisan Maria Antonietta Taticchi.
Il Pozzo delle Arti

3) Il Pozzo delle Arti

Located in Perugia’s historic center on Via Ulisse Rocchi, this shop is famous for its hand-crafted gift ideas. At Il Pozzo delle Arti you can see an extensive collection of works created by skilled local artisans.
Il Telaio

4) Il Telaio

Located on Via Ulisse Rocchi, Il Telaio offers a wide assortment of hand-woven textiles, prominent Umbrian linen and various ceramic objects from Deruta. It is open every day except Sundays and Monday mornings.
Bottega Artigiana dei Secchi

5) Bottega Artigiana dei Secchi

Bottega Artigiana dei Secchi, on Via Cartolari, is the workshop of Luisa Secchi. Specializing in toys and pet items, it offers numerous puppets, animals, flower-shaped bags, panels of fabric and decorative objects. It is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, and from 4:00 pm to 7:30 pm.
L’arte dei Vasai

6) L’arte dei Vasai

L’arte dei Vasai, on Via Baglioni not far from Piazza G. Matteotti, has specialized in wonderful Deruta ceramics and pottery for over 40 years. It is open daily from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm and from 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm except Sundays and Monday mornings.

7) Imago

Imago, located on Corso Cavour Street near Palazzo della Penna, features a wide selection of posters, reproductions and frames. The venue is open every day from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and from 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm except Mondays.

Walking Tours in Perugia, Italy

Create Your Own Walk in Perugia

Create Your Own Walk in Perugia

Creating your own self-guided walk in Perugia is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Perugia Cultural Tour

Perugia Cultural Tour

Although Perugia is a small city, it is home to a great number of cultural venues. Displaying unique archaeological objects, artifacts, historic documents and precious works of art, take the following tour to discover the city’s most prominent cultural attractions.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km
Perugia Shopping Tour

Perugia Shopping Tour

Perugia offers a wide range of shopping, featuring something for everyone. From fashionable boutiques to authentic local shops, shopping in Perugia is a pleasant activity. The following tour will lead you to some of the city’s best places to shop.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.8 km
North Perugia Tour

North Perugia Tour

The north end of Perugia is a fascinating area, as it is home to a number of historic monuments, old buildings and medieval arches. Here you will find the prominent aqueduct, Arco Etrusco, the Baroque Stuart Gallenga Palace, Porta Sant Angelo, Perugia City Walls and other attractions. Take the following tour to discover northern Perugia.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

The main city of Italian Umbria, Perugia is the city of multiple universities, rich cultural and artistic scene (Umbria Jazz Festival) and association with notable artists (painter Pietro Vannucci, aka Perugino, teacher of Raphael). The architectural and historic side of Perugia is just as plentiful and comprises attractions such as medieval Priori Palace, Piazza IV Novembre and more. To visit and...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.6 km
Perugia Historic Center Tour

Perugia Historic Center Tour

Dating back to the 3rd century BC, Perugia has a long history. This ancient city contains old arches, medieval gates, historic buildings and other valuable constructions, many of which can be found in the center of the city. Take the following tour to discover Perugia’s most prominent landmarks.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 km
Perugia Religious Buildings Tour

Perugia Religious Buildings Tour

Perugia is home to a number of old sacred places, including ancient and medieval churches and other historic religious buildings. Many of them are precious landmarks of religious, historical, architectural and cultural value, and contain marvelous works of art. Take the following tour to discover Perugia’s most prominent religious buildings.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Perugia for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Perugia has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet

To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Perugia, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device

Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.