Perugia Airport, also referred to as San Egidio Airport, is a short 20 minute car journey outside the city of Perugia. Make sure you book your hire vehicle in advance so you can collect your keys and be on the road in minutes.
Things to See and Do in Perugia
During your time here, be sure to visit Perugia Cathedral. This dominating building is a must-see and any fan of religious architecture will be impressed. Inside the cathedral are a number of beautiful mosaics whilst stained glass windows throw coloured light over the main nave. Take some time to sit and gather your thoughts in this hugely spiritual place.
Day Trips From Perugia
Given Perugia’s central location, there are an abundance of great day trips that you can take in your hire car. For example, Rome is only a 2 hour drive away. If you want to see some of Italy’s most famous landmarks, you can make the trip here. See the Colosseum and the Pantheon, and also take a look at St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican City. If you have time you can also visit the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain in this truly incredible city.
Alongside a visit to the capital, you can also spend a day in Terni, where you can marvel at the beautiful Marmore Fall. Take some time to visit any of the three lakes in the area or go into the town and see the Church of St Francis. For a relaxing day out, head towards the Marche region of Italy and you will find Ancona. You can laze in the stunning Parco del Cardeto and enjoy the breathtaking views of this stunning city.