Nestled in the verdant heart of Umbria, bordering the rolling landscapes of Tuscany, lies Città della Pieve, a hidden gem that offers a vibrant tapestry of art, history, and culture waiting to be discovered by families of all sizes. This charming town, rich in medieval architecture and winding cobblestone streets, invites you and your loved ones to embark on an enchanting journey through time.

As you enter Città della Pieve, you are greeted by the warm hues of its historic buildings, painted in the unique “Pieve Red” that captures the essence of the town’s spirit. The town is not just a feast for the eyes but a haven for families seeking an immersive cultural experience that caters to both adults and children.

From the breathtaking frescoes by the Renaissance master Perugino to the lively festivals that fill the streets with music and laughter, Città della Pieve offers endless opportunities for exploration and fun.

Città della Pieve is more than a destination; it’s a journey into the heart of Italian tradition, where every corner tells a story, and every experience brings families closer together.

Città della Pieve  is one of our Medieval villages recommended for visit for its proximity to il Fontanaro (only 13 km). From the city you can see both Lake Trasimeno and Lake of Chiusi.

  • For touristic attractions, please go to the tourist office in Piazza G. Matteotti. Tel. +39 0578.298840
  • A great  and trusted Tour guide is : Elena Koulakova,  You can contact her also on whats ap: +39 338 390 6137 also with her you can visit others villages like Montepulciano, Spello or Cortona


1) A kiss in one of the narrowest street of Italy, vicolo Baciadonne.  The name means the street where to kiss women.  The street ends with a  view over Chiana Romana valley and mount Cetona.

2) A view of il Perugino painting “L’adorazione dei magi” from 1.504 at the Oratorio di Santa Maria dei Bianchi. From this painting you can easily recognize the beautiful surrounding of Lake Trasimeno.

3) The August yearly event of Palio dei Terzieri.

4) The Saturday Morning fresh market.

5) a Pottery class with Terrarte  This association also support for children with needs through art and creativity.



320 Gradi – we go there every Saturday before visiting the fresh market. Every week they use different organic or raw flour and organic yeast. Also they use local ingredients such as the delicious finocchiona, a special salami with fennel. Where:  via Marconi 32 –  the parking lot just in front of this pizzeria.



MOLINO 49, also for aperitivo after 6.00 PM. In  Viale Cappuccini 18,  to book +39 0578 321445
+39 337 1371280. Never on Monday

Bruno Coppetta –  For foodies and wine lovers. This is the n.1 rated by Tripadvisor. Where: via Pietro Vannucci 90. Tel. +39  0578 29 81 08

Silvana  –  The best Florentine – Style T-Bone steak. Good friends of il Fontanaro, please say hallo from us! Where: Vicolo del Gesù  Tel. +39 0578 298311  (Never on Monday)

Bistrot del Duca – DELICIOUS – Beautiful view and romantic  – Only local product and dishes. Where: Via Po’ di Mezzo, 3 –  Tel +39 0578 298008 or +39 348 5337135 – 


Femafema aspx in Corso Vannucci 23

For a unique local products “panini” Il pizzicagnolo at piazza Plebiscito 15


Boutique BUTTERFLY – our favorite in the village – Piazza Plebiscito 6 (the main village square)

Eco bio – beauty, make up and food organic shop – via P. Vannucci 62/63

Cantiere 56 Via Pietro Vannucci 128

To Shop, delicatessen: Femafema aspx in Corso Vannucci 23


At Via Santa Lucia, 25, 06062 Città della Pieve PG. After Caffè degli artisti, walk up to the church of Santa Maria, and walk along the tree road.





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