Art cities


Beautiful Umbrian city, rich in history and monuments, surrounded by hills, olive groves and vineyards

Spoleto was an important Roman colony and later the seat of a Lombard Duchy

Spoleto, ancient Umbrian settlement, became an important Roman colony and later capital of the Longobard Duchy. Its many monuments range from archaeological remains to sublime examples of medieval and renaissance art.

Walking through the narrow streets you will find yourself suddenly in front of the breathtaking view on the Cathedral, a most complex building with magnificent frescoes by Filippo Lippi (15th century) in the apse.

Further uphill, the Ponte delle Torri, imposing masterpiece of medieval engineering and the elegant and majestic Rocca Albornoz, papal fortress and magnificent example of military architecture of the 14th century.

For more than 50 years, Spoleto has been known worldwide for its Festival of the Two Worlds, featuring artists from all over the world in concerts, dance and various exhibitions.

Spoleto hosts the famous Festival dei Due Mondi, where artists from all over the world perform in concerts, dances and shows.

Half day Itinerary

  • Roman theatre
  • Market square
  • Cathedral
  • Mascherone fountain
  • Ponte delle Torri (Tower Bridge)
  • Albornoz Fortress (only exterior)
  • Medieval alleys and views

Full day Itinerary

Some of the following sites can be added to the visit

  • Museo Diocesano and Church of St. Eufemia *
  • Roman house*
  • Albornoz Fortress (inside* and outside)
  • Museum of the Lombard Duchy *

* Entrance fee

Practical information

The usual appointment with the local guide is at the bus-stop in Viale Matteotti. It might be necessary to contact the guide before arriving.