Perugia

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One of Italy's best preserved hilltop towns, doubling as a hip student town with an edgy cultural scene.

Perugia is the capital city of the region of Umbria in central Italy, crossed by the river Tiber. Perugia covers a high hilltop and part of the valleys around the area. The history of Perugia goes back to the Etruscan period, it is also a well known cultural and artistic center of Italy. The city hosts multiple annual festivals and events, e.g., the Eurochocolate Festival (October), the Umbria Jazz Festival (July), and the International Journalism Festival (April). The city's symbol is the griffin, which can be seen in the form of plaques and statues on buildings around the city.
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