Perugia Airport (PEG) is one of the smallest airports in Italy but is popular with travellers heading to the country's Umbria region. The airport is a short drive to the city of Perugia and is also close to the stunning countryside of Tuscany.
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There are a number of car hire companies based at Perugia Airport and this means it is easy to get on your way not long after landing. Most of the major car hire companies can be found between the arrival and check-in lounges.
“The pick-up was easy, it took 5 minutes from arriving at the desk to driving out the car, and the return took even less time.”
There are many attractions to discover in the area surrounding Perugia Airport, especially as the region has developed into one of the key artistic regions in Italy. Perugia hosts a number of events each year that celebrate a whole host of interests, including the Eurochocolate Festival, and the Umbria Jazz Festival.
Once landing at Perugia Airport it is easy to collect your car keys and get on your way. There is plenty of options to explore in the immediate area or you may just want to take some time to get used to your surroundings and stop at one of the many restaurants and cafes in the region.
Perugia and the Umbria region is famous for its love of game food, such as boar and hare. One of the local dishes is meat sausages cooked over a wood fire, while black truffles also feature heavily on local menus when in season. In terms of drink, leading Umbrian wines include Orvieto Classico and Sagrantino di Montefalco.
Art plays an important role in the city of Perugia and there are a number of galleries for people to explore. One of the key collections is housed at the Collegio del Cambio - a stunning Renaissance building. Visitors will be able to get a close view of a Pietro Perugino fresco.
Built in the 14th century, the Chiesa di San Domenico is the largest church in the region and is an imposing landmark in the city. Many come to visit the gothic tomb of Pope Benedict XI - who is buried in the church following his death from eating poisoned figs in 1304.