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Parking is available at several parking garages and parking lots just outside the historic center of Perugia and approximately a five minute walk to the starting point of the tour. Please follow the links below for the location of each parking area.
Our Perugia walking tours last about 4 hours and for approximately 3/4 of the time you are on your feet. Being an Umbrian hill town, there are a few hills to climb and one area with steps. That said, we go at a leisurely pace and there are several tasting locations where you can sit and rejuvenate!
During our Perugia walking tour you will enjoy around 7+ tastings, or enough food that you will not be hungry at the end of the tour!
Yes. Our Perugia walking tours are suitable for children of all ages however, alcohol will only be served to participants who are aged 18 years (the legal age in Italy) and older. There is no cost for children aged 3 and under if they are not participating in the tastings. Our tiered pricing includes tickets for children aged 4-12, and adolescents aged from 13-17.
Absolutely not! Our tours combine architectural commentary, historical facts, local culture and culinary insight into a unique 4-hour experience. Imagine walking through the medieval streets of Perugia eating our local artisans most delicious foods while learning about the city’s storied past from real locals.
When you make your booking we ask what dietary restrictions you have. For the Taste Perugia Food Tour, we can accommodate vegetarians but we are unfortunately unable to make substitutions for individuals with a gluten or lactose intolerance. For our culinary getaways we are able to accommodate special menus that can be decided upon in the planning of your tour.
Tickets can only be purchased on our website in advance. Cash and/or walk-up traffic the day of the tours are not accepted. To maximize your chances of getting the day, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book well in advance.
Unfortunately we do not provide a waiting list. If a date and time is sold out, please email us to let us know what date you are interested in if you do not see availability.
Gratuities are always greatly appreciated, although not mandatory. The standard gratuity for walking tours is 15%.
Yes, bathrooms are available at our first tasting location (the meeting point) and at selected food-tasting locations throughout the tour.
The tours are held rain or shine! In the event of rain, we will be able to go inside many of the tasting locations on the tour. We kindly advise that you check the weather conditions for the day of your event and dress appropriately.
Unfortunately due to narrow streets, hills, stairs and cobblestones our Taste of Perugia walking tour is not wheelchair accessible. Strollers are possible with another person on the trip that can help in the few areas where there are stairs to climb.
At this time, our tours are offered only in English.
Yes, all of our tours are available for private groups. To set up or learn more, please visit our Private Group Tours page and submit a Private Group Tour Request Form. A member of Via del Vino staff will respond within 24 hours.
On our Taste Perugia Walking Tours we ask that you refrain from shopping to help us to keep within our schedule in order to taste the fresh foods that are being prepared for you at each location. Our customized culinary getaways can be designed to accommodate shopping in multiple cities.
Our Taste Perugia Walking Tour includes two servings of wine per person, a sip of liqueur and one small glass of craft beer. Our culinary getaways include fully customized itineraries and menus, which can include wine with all lunches and dinners.