Le Dimore del Quartetto

VIA MENICUCCI, PERUGIA

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Built in a style similar to that of Galeazzo Alessi and right in the centre of town, the late XVI century palazzo is built on Perugia’s cyclopean Etruscan walls, with many vestiges of reutilized Medieval material.
The apartment is modern and affords inspiring views, along with a suspended terrace suitable for playing in the open air, and is within short walking distance of the town’s imposing Etruscan Arch and charming Medieval side streets.
Also close at hand are the “Altromondo” restaurant, where one can eat the well-known “torta al testo” and other Umbrian specialities, and the laboratory of goldsmiths Primo and Pietro, where one can gauge how small is the difference between an artist and an artisan.
A short walk away are the Galleria Nazionale dell’Umbria, where Piero della Francesca’s polyptych invites the visitor to metaphysical meditation, and a confectioner’s where chocolate is still handmade, whilst a brief journey takes one to the pathways on Monte Subasio, where nature is still imbued with the spirit of Francis …