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GUBBIO

 

Gubbio is among Italy’s best preserved medieval towns, situated on the slope of the Monte Ingino. A walk through its alleys is like going back in time.

 

The main square is a daring construction, a so-called hanging-square upon which rises an impressive town-hall: the Palace of the Consuls. The Palace now hosts the City Museum which keeps, among other treasures, the only written testimony of the autochthonous Umbrian population: the so-called seven bronze tablets of Gubbio.

 

On the 15th of May, the locals organize Italy's most peculiar procession, the 'Candle Race' :la Corsa dei Ceri, to the sanctuary of Saint Ubaldus on top of the mountain. An unforgettable event where the enthusiasm of the population will contaminate all visitors.

 

 

half day Itinerary

- San Francesco Church

- Loggias

- Piazza Grande (Central square)

- Consoli palace and Podestà palace (only from outside)

- Cathedral

- Ducal Palace (only from outside)

- Medieval back roads and view points

 

full day Itinerary

One of the following sites can be added

- Basilica of Sant'Ubaldo

- Consoli Palace Museum*

- City Museum *

- Ducal Palace *

* Entrance fee

 

•► Practical information

The usual appointment with the guide is on Piazza Quaranta Martiri. Two elevators - one to the main square, a second-one to the cathedral - can make the visit a little easier. They are free of charge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

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