Deruta is a great place to stay while you are exploring Perugia as some of the city’s star attractions are within easy reach. Di Filippo and the Basilica San Pietro are just two of the popular places to visit. Also, well worth the effort are Giardino Frontone and the Abbey of San Pietro.
To gain a deeper understanding of Perugia, take a trip to one of its museums and theaters. Browse the interactive and traditional museums and collections in the Palazzo della Penna, the Banker's Guild Hall and the National Museum of Umbrian Archaeology. To experience the city’s dynamic artistic culture, book a show at one of the acclaimed cultural performance centers such as the Teatro Comunale Morlacchi. Acclaimed galleries, include the National Gallery of Umbria.
While you are in and around Deruta, be sure to visit Rocca Paolina, the Piazza IV Novembre and the Basilica di San Domenico. Start your tour of nearby historic attractions by visiting Fontana Maggiore. Visitors with a passion for faith and religion shouldn’t miss the Chiesa di San Severo, the Church of Sant'Ercolano and the Church of Santa Giuliana.
Come see popular sporting heroes, the A.C. Perugia Calcio, take to the field at the iconic Renato Curi Stadium. On weekends the area around the stadium becomes a sea of red and white, as soccer fans gather to get behind their home-grown heroes.
When you’re ready to rest your weary feet after discovering the many charms of Deruta, check in to one of the area’s numerous bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks check out the Hotel Sangallo Palace, the Brufani Palace Hotel - A Sina Hotel, and the Etruscan Chocohotel.