The Town of Gubbio, Umbria Region
This lovely town sits on the side of Monte Ingino in northeast Umbria.
WHAT TO SEE
Tuesday is market day, when Piazza 40 Martiri (named for 40 local martyrs shot by the Nazis) bustles. Nearby, the ruins of the Roman amphitheater are perfect for a picnic. Head up Via della Repubblica to reach the main square with the imposing Palazzo dei Consoli. Further up, Via San Gerolamo leads to A lift that will carry you up the hill in two-person "baskets" foA stunning view from the top, where the basilica of St. Ubaldo is worth a look.
Buses run to Perugia, Rome, and Florence. The TI is at Piazza Odersi 6 (tel. 075-922-0693).
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