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Corso Vannucci | Piazza Italia, Perugia, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is really worth visiting. We essentially came across the Rocca Paolina by accident, passing between our appartament and the city centre. At Christmas time there’s a fantastic market with great gifts to be found; be that cheese, salumi, or even some tasty spirits. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

The Rocca Paolina made our visit to Perugia!! An architectural marvel. Amazing Etruscan ruin and transport marvel to the Centro Storico. Explore the Rocca... lots to see.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Caroline33146
Reviewed 26 October 2018

The unusual connection between the bus station and the old main square, allows a showcase of history. Despite the town not fully exploring the potential of that fantastic bit of Perugia, there's plenty to learn about it.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 20 October 2018

We basically stumbled on this site passing through from our parkade to the city centre. An incredible interesting place to visit and learn about

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

A fascinating place to visit. Not quite like anything you would see elsewhere. The video show showing aspects of the city's history is excellent and worth stopping to see

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank peterrdodd
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Enchanting place which we stumble upon as we have not prepared any special plan for visiting Perugia. We took escalators to the historic center and suddenly found ourselves in a different time and place. Moder structures greatly attuned with historic walls and streets. Hauntingly beautiful!

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Coraxik
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

It is worth a visit if you are interested in the history of Perugia, there is a lot to see and learn about.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Expedition551348
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Hundreds or thousands of people will pass through the Rocca Paolina, on the escalators taking you up to Corso Vannucci. However many will never discover the amazing history of this fortress. Do not miss this.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank loanesa
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Many towns in Umbria have a medieval castle high above the houses, often built by cardinal Albornoz. The one in Perugia is special in that it incorporated several older structures, which are still well visible, and that much of it was destroyed by angry citizens...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CoenM_12
Reviewed 23 July 2018

If you park in the Piazzale Partigiani car park near the bus station, a series of escalators take you to the heart of this area before you pop out to the piazza and old town. Rocca Paolina is a Renaissance fortress built in the 1500's...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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27 December 2017|
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Response from holavie | Reviewed this property |
just walk in it's free
19 December 2017|
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Response from stefanosD4076AO | Reviewed this property |
Just to look at the underground Rocca will take 15 minutes. It is free. It helps to be prepared and know what you are looking at. Often times there is also a section open as museum gallery to visit (usually also free of... More
6 September 2017|
Response from holavie | Reviewed this property |
if your bus is coming into pian massiano then the mini metro tram is right there. if you have any spare time Menchetti is there for lovely coffee and pastries