Perugia is Umbria’s great artistic capital and the birthplace of the great Umbrian artist Il Perugino (Pietro Vannucci). The Corso Vannucci sports some of the most important medieval buildings in Italy. Guided tour of the art works in the Galleria Nazionale & Collegio del Cambio. In the afternoon we visit the Basilica di S.Francesco in Assisi to see Giotto’s masterpiece frescoes about the life of St. Francis and works by many others such as Cimabue & Lorenzetti. The range and quality of these worksof art gives the basilica a unique importance in demonstrating the development of Italian art of this period. After some leisure time we make our way to Montefalco, the balcony of Umbria, to discover some hidden treasures Benozzo Gozzoli and enjoy a wine tasting in the square.
Presentation: Piero della Francesca 1415-1492