Perugia is a city with Etruscan origins. It is known for the Eurochocolate festival in October and the Umbria Jazz festival in July.
The main road in the city is called Corso Vannucci (Pietro Vannucci was a famous painter nicknamed Perugino. His artworks are exhibited, together with important XIII and XIV century artworks, in the National Gallery of Umbria; his beautiful frescoes adorn Sala del Cambio.
He was the teacher of Raphael, the great Renaissance artist).
In Corso Vannucci you can see Piazza IV Novembre with its beautiful fountain and the Cathedral of Saint Lorenzo, Palazzo dei Priori with the National Gallery and Piazza Italia with the fortress Rocca Paolina and its garden with the Belvedere: a panoramic viewpoint of the city.