Perugia Shopping Tour, Perugia (Self Guided)

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.
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Perugia Shopping Tour Map

Guide Name: Perugia Shopping Tour
Guide Location: Italy » Perugia (See other walking tours in Perugia)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.8 km
Author: leticia
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Via Oberdan

1) Via Oberdan

Via Oberdan, a wonderful shopping street, contains a variety of shops offering jewelery, women’s accessories, clothing, menswear, footwear, fabrics, linens, interior decorations, candles and much more.
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Via Danzetta

2) Via Danzetta

Via Danzetta, a small street in the center of Perugia, is home to a number of shops. Here you can find a great selection of jewelery, watches, baby clothes, fashionable menswear, quality foods, Umbrian specialties and other wonderful merchandise.
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Via Mazzini

3) Via Mazzini

Via Mazzini is home to such shopping venues as Galeazzi Gioielleria, Merlini Simone, La Camiceria Italiana, Sotto Sopra, Fagioli dal 1932 and others. Here you will find jewelry, quality silver, leather goods, shoes, menswear, accessories, clothing, telephones, pastries and much more.
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Via Cesare Fani

4) Via Cesare Fani

Via Cesare Fani is another wonderful shopping destination in the center of Perugia. It offers fashionable boutiques and other shops, featuring a great selection of shoes and leather goods, womenswear, fashion accessories, undergarments, bags and more.
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Vannucci Street

5) Vannucci Street (must see)

Vannucci Street is Perugia’s main street and one of its major shopping destinations. It has plenty of fashionable boutiques offering a great variety of famous brand names. Numerous shops, restaurants, pizzerias, pubs and cafes can also be found on this street.
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Piazza IV Novembre

6) Piazza IV Novembre (must see)

Piazza IV Novembre, Perugia’s main square, is one of Italy’s most beautiful squares. It was the city’s center of public, political, civic and religious life for centuries. It is home to such prominent landmarks as Cathedral di San Lorenzo, Fontana Maggiore, beautiful for its elegant lines and harmony of form, the 15th century Logge di Fortebraccio and other outstanding buildings.

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.
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
Art Shops of Perugia Tour

Art Shops of Perugia Tour

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.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 km
South Perugia Tour

South Perugia Tour

South Perugia is home to several outstanding religious buildings, including Basilica San Domenico, Basilica di San Pietro and San Costanzo Church. This area also houses beautiful squares, arches and the Medieval Gardens. Take the following tour to discover Perugia’s south side.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 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
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
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

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.