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Welcome to Perugia Living –the ultimate guide to introduce you to your new community. Whether you are planning to study, work, move or just visit Perugia we want to share what it means to live in this wonderful city. We are here to accompany you in the journey of transferring to Perugia. Even if it’s for a short period of time, we are here to make sure you have a wonderful experience and get to enjoy Perugia at its fullest.

We understand that transferring to a new city, a new environment, is exciting but it can also be overwhelming. So, let’s make this transition easy! This is a dinamic website, information will be added periodically. We are a growing community, diverse, involved and engaging. Here you can explore not only the city but the many organizations that work hard every day to make our community progressive.

Perugia is certainly a popular spot, located right in the center of Italy. The town is known to be a university town but there is much more to discover here. It is also the host of a plethora of cultural and artistic events such as Umbria Jazz and Eurochocolate, making the city a sought-after tourist town. We hope you find the information on our blog useful and please don’t forget to send us a comment!

The Perugia Living Team wishes you safe travels and most importantly we wish you the best in your new adventures around Perugia!

  • The most useful mobile apps to navigate around Perugia and the rest of Italy (easy and stress free)
    In Perugia there are several transportation means such as the public bus and the minimetro but we want to share with you some useful apps that you can download on your phone to help you navigate not only within the city but Italy in general.  Parking in many areas is limited and usually around city centers there are restrictions on who may access the area. There are ZTL (zona a traffico limitato) and varco attivo areas in which you need…

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  • Picking the Right Accessories for Your Smart Training or Outdoor Workout
    According to the World Health Organization, regular physical activity has a beneficial impact on our body and mind. It helps manage your weight, reduces high blood pressure and it lowers the risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and various cancers which are, according to the WHO, conditions that can increase susceptibility to COVID-19. While our activity routines have changed, we have been forced to stay at home for longer periods of time. The result is longer sitting down…

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  • Top 5 reasons why Perugia is such a popular destination
    1. Perugia the student town. Perugia is well known as a University City, home of the main university for over 700 years. Thousands of students gather from all over the world making Perugia a culturally diverse city. The “Università degli Studi di Perugia” better known as UNIPG is a growingly popular research based university with several faculties and departments that offers a plethora of courses and noteworthy opportunities. They also have the Centro Linguistico dell’Ateneo that offers students the chance…

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  • Where to look for housing in Perugia: the main neighborhoods explained.
    To be able to move to Perugia you will surely have to find a place to stay, you don’t want to spend your time under a bridge…Jokes aside, Perugia is a small city but it is important to choose the right place to live depending on whether you are a student, a worker, etc. And It is important to point out that there is a difference whether you have a car or not. For starters, obviously the most beautiful place…

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  • 6 Things to do Before Applying for the Visa
    So, you are flirting with the idea to study in Perugia and you are looking for some information. I have personally been through this process and it can be a little overwhelming but the rewards are infinite. Perugia is a wonderful city full of resources, top programs for students and strategically located in the center of the country.   The first step is to decide the purpose of your travel. You may want to study the language, study a semester in…

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  • 8 Things to consider when searching for housing in Perugia: tips and red flags
    Whether an apartment or a room for rent these are some important guidelines to avoid future complications.  Contract. Ask if they offer a contract and which type of contract. If they refuse a contract most likely the property owner/manager is trying to avoid taxes, it is highly recommended to avoid these situations. It could become a problem later down the road.  Types of contract Contratto di locazione a canone libero (contratto 4 years+4years): This type of contract lasts for 4…

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  • Tips for a pleasant stay in Perugia: home products that made the difference
    There are a few things you may want to purchase as soon as you are in your new perugino environment . The reason why is cause any transition to a new environment can be (or become) uncomfortable. It is very important for your mental health to make the new space cozy and functional in order to perform your best. Even if you are planning a short term stay study or work, you should create an ideal space that fits your…

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