Another beautiful day of sunny weather- we planned ahead where to go and we had an easy 40 minute drive to Perugia- found the the car park at the foot of the hill where the historic center of the city is. From the car park we caught the driverless mini metro up the hill to historic center . There are seven stops and it takes 20 minutes. They continually cycle around and there is no waiting. The locals use it too. A very impressive and efficient system. At the top there are a series of escalators that take you further.
It is a stylish city and quite compact with a main walkway to the key sites
The main piazza – Piazza del Priori where there is a substantial medieval fountain -Fontana Maggiore – with the signs of the zodiac. The duomo is impressive as they all are – this time with more stained glass.
The Etruscan arch was with a visit, towering over us with 2 trapezoidal towers and Augustan inscription over the entrance.
We walked back to the other end for some views down and then had a typical lunch of salad and brushetta fighting the pesky pigeons!!
Headed off a bit after 2pm to Bevagna one of the local recommended towns. It was very sleepy ! Walked around / things were chiuso but had a nice cup of tea. Don’t think we made it to the main town centre.
We went back to Assisi to try to practice getting into the town. Again Google took us the same way so we left it and headed back.
Dinner was at Il vicilo- nice presentation and they tried but food was very average despite it being 2 on Trip advisor.