The city of Perugia is always fascinating but, without a shadow of a doubt, the most beautiful time to live it in summer is the appointment with Umbria Jazz.
In May the streets of Piegaro are animated with labs, workshops, shows and lots of music to celebrate its par excellence millenary tradition: the glass manufacturing. During this important event you can visit the ancient village and its naturalistic areas, see the most important national and international master glass manufacturer at work, and attend the performances of street artists, actors and singers who will go along with the tastings and dinners based on wines and typical local products.
In May, Castiglione del Lago becomes a must for all flight enthusiasts. You can admire from the ground different aircraft on display and more than 100 stands of equipment and products for flying; in the air, professional pilots will delight you with exhibitions and shows of acrobatics that will leave you breathless. Those who are not satisfied just by watching, can book tourist flights or, if it is the first flight, try the exciting "baptism of the air".
In Castiglione del Lago, since 1984, hundreds of kites from all over the world have come together to create the event "Coloriamo i Cieli" (‘Let’s colour the sky’).
The itinerant festival that animates the fascinating villages of Lake Trasimeno with the best existing bands of Black Music and not only.
The old town centre of Spello is colored by countless paintings and floral carpets, designed and created with care by the florists on the occasion of the Corpus Domini procession.
The most important international chocolate festival in Italy. The streets of the historic center of Perugia are pervaded by the aroma of this delicious product that, through chocolate sculptures, tasting routes and cultural initiatives, promises an event full of emotions.