Within a landscape enlivened by wooded hills rises Gubbio. The city has a decidedly medieval urban agglomeration highlighted by the monumental buildings located at the foot of Mount Ingino . The quality of the building fabric rich in stratifications and monumental episodes is matched by the persistence of a local civilization and traditions of remote origin, first of all the famous Corsa dei Ceri , which feed the charm of Gubbio.
Particularly relevant is the presence in the historic center of traditional craft activities that testify to the intense and authentic bond with the past, as well as the strong community spirit of the population that through a good chain of accommodation offers the opportunity to visit the town between relaxation and fun.
The city offers a monumental itinerary that includes buildings of political and religious power, starting from the scenic Piazza Grande with the Palazzo dei Consoli and the " Platea Communis ", where the Cathedral and the fifteenth-century ducal residence face each other. representative Eugubina, formed not by stratification but by juxtaposition of monumental architectures that tell a complex urban story.
Built in the center of gravity of the city, Piazza Grande represents one of the most powerful and daring medieval urban realizations, in which the Palazzo dei Consoli raises its grandiose bulk, creating a highly scenographic space.
Gubbio is organized on the districts of Sant'Andrea, San Pietro, San Martino and San Giuliano , which developed between the 12th and 13th centuries starting from the early medieval nuclei centered on the old Cathedral of San Martino and on the feudal settlement of San Martino, renovated in the building structures in the noble age. Between the end of the 13th century and the beginning of the 14th century, the monastic complexes set the spatial coordinates of the expansion from the mountain to the plain, unified by the construction of the new walls.