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Umbriafiere, the Lodovico Maschiella regional trade-fair centre, is headquartered in Bastia Umbria, in the province of Perugia. Thanks to its central position along the Perugia-Assisi road axis, the Fair is easily reachable from the main road (A1, A14, E45) and railway networks, and is 5 km away from Sant’Egidio Airport (PG). The hospitality, history, cultural and artistic heritage and stunning landscape offered by Umbria are major assets that contribute to the success of the Fair, appropriately located to host events of national and international stature. The Centre often plays host to business meetings subsequently complemented by sightseeing excursions to the surrounding areas. The Fair Centre holds 9 modulable facilities, including 3 exhibition pavilions, spreading over a total area of 18 000 m2. Each pavilion is a single-span facility, with no inner pillars to streamline stand-fitting operations. Pavilions 7, 8 and 9 are usually merged to host largescale events (meetings and congresses). The Fair Centre also holds a 1600 m2 congress centre with a 500-seat hall and two smaller facilities each accommodating 50 people. The main hall is used to host exhibitions, congresses, art expos and literary prizes. The Fair Centre has an exhibition area spreading over 33 000 m2, plus 38 000 m2 of parking facilities. Umbriafiere lends itself to organizing turnkey events and providing assistance in terms of services and logistics to users who need to organize events inside the fairgrounds.
Places to go
Places to go
Bastia Umbra is 15.5 km away from Perugia, the university city sporting a fresh, cosmopolitan aura, home since 1925 to foreign students, ennobled by a glorious cultural history. Perugia has lots of impressive monuments to offer, a picture gallery with its immense holdings, numerous activities, and pleasures galore for food lovers thanks to its chocolate industry.
Piazza IV Novembre The city’s artistic centre and home to numerous monuments: Palazzo del Collegio dei Notari and Palazzo Donini, seat of the Regional Government, besides the 16th century main buildings, once home to urban aristocracy.
Corso Vannucci starts from here and branches out to form an enchanting maze of tiny arched and stepped streets.
Palazzo dei Priori Built in the 13th century, one of the most imposing buildings in Italy, housing the Umbria National Gallery with the largest collection of Umbrian paintings: a seat of honour is dedicated to Pietro Vannucci, also known as the Perugino. Just a stone’s throw away, piazza San Francesco; stop to make a worthwhile visit to the two adjoining churches of San Francesco al Prato and San Bernardino.
Corciano (14.5 km from Perugia), tiny town perched high up, a maze of winding streets and beautiful fortifications dating back to the 14th century.
Lake Trasimeno is undoubtedly worth a trip, the largest lake in central Italy, a circumference of 45 km, crowned by breathtaking landscapes of olive groves and vineyards.
PERUGIA, PIAZZA ITALIA 19
Located right at the heart of town, hotel built from a completely renovated 18th century edifice. Air-conditioned, elegant furniture, restaurant set in cool terrace-garden.
LOCALITÀ BASTIOLA (1 KM DA BASTIA
UMBRA) SS 147 ASSISANA 124
End 19th century villa, fully renovated, wide range of services, swimming pool, park and restaurant offering local specialities.
Perugia Plaza Hotel****
PERUGIA, VIA PALERMO 88, TEL. 07534643
Near the old town centre and Prepo hill, modern, functional hotel with elegant settings. Fitness centre, sauna and Turkish bath.
LOCALITÀ OSPEDALICCHIO (5 KM
DA BASTIA UMBRA) PIAZZA BUOZZI 3
Nestled in the peaceful Umbrian countryside, overlooking the central square of the tiny hamlet, 14th century stronghold, skilfully restored and furnished with Oriental carpets, 16th century prints and elegant 17th century furnishing. Restaurant with renowned regional cuisine.
Antica Trattoria San Lorenzo
PERUGIA, PIAZZA DANTI 19
CLOSED SUNDAY IN WINTER
Intimate and elegant eatery, original cuisine steeped in Umbrian tradition. Extremely assorted menu, wide range of cheese and typical salumi
Caffè di Perugia
PERUGIA, VIA MAZZINI 10/14
Ceiling with imposing 13th century vaults, “three faced” restaurant; meat and seafood, grill-pizzeria, wine cellar with meditated wine list.
PERUGIA, VIA R. D’ANDREOTTO 19
CLOSED SUNDAY EVENING AND MONDAY AT NOON
Simple, tidy settings, good bargain for your money and genuine cuisine steeped in tradition. Great variety of wine.
PERUGIA, VIA S. PELLICO 1
Mediaeval Umbrian ambiance, wood decorations on the walls, charming French Gothic fireplace; specialities include taglierini alla francescana, crostone Grifone and grandma’s cakes.
Corso Vannucci is the trendiest spot in town, a place for fun and excitement. Pubs and cocktail bars to please every taste, the favourite place chosen by the Perugini for appetizers and after dinners, or just to take the traditional stroll.
PERUGIA, VIA DEI PRIORI 39
Well-stocked wine bar, spicy snacks and cocktail bar, a nice spot to spend a cheerful evening in, to the sound of good music, sometimes live.
PERUGIA, VIA DELLE PROME 18
Brewpub with homemade beer. One of the best places to go after dinner. New Arab-style wing, embellished with carpets and cushions to relax on.
Gastronomia Gaggi & Gaggi
PERUGIA, PIAZZA DANLAZIO BIRAGO 49
Truffle pecorino cheese, pecorino flavoured with saffron, and caprino with herbs, Umbrian salumi, cheese pizza and torta al testo.
Spaccio Luisa Spagnoli
PERUGIA, STRADA S. LUCIA 35
Fine womenswear by Luisa Spagnoli, both casual and elegant. Accessories also on sale. 50% discount.