Five store for men not to be missed

Shopping in Umbria

Five store for men not to be missed
Federico Galli
By Federico Galli

Called the green heart of Italy, Umbria is an enchanted region, entirely crossed by the Umbrian Marche Apennines.

Famous in the world for its hills, its medieval cities and its cuisine, where truffles and wine play a leading role.

Landlocked, the region offers pristine and romantic landscapes and natural wonders such as Lake Trasimeno and the Marmore Falls.

Rich in art, history, culture and spirituality, Umbria is an ideal place to discover and enjoy for visitors from Italy and all over the world.

The capital, Perugia, rises in the hills and hosts Palazzo dei Priori, home to the National Gallery of Umbria. Enclosed by the Etruscan walls, it is a city rich in history and charm and it hosts two important international events such as Umbria Jazz and the Eurochocolate gastronomic event.

Todi, a splendid city of art, stands on the top of a hill overlooking the Media Valle del Tevere. Refined and welcoming, it offers a unique and familiar atmosphere so as to boast the title of the most liveable city in the world.

Spoleto, surrounded by hills, olive groves and vineyards, is small but enchanting; it is a concentrate of history and artistic beauties. Among his best known admirers also the writer and philosopher Hermann Hesse who during his travels in Italy remained completely fascinated.

Gubbio is a picturesque village located on the slopes of Mount Ingino, and it preserves all its medieval charm, representing one of the most beautiful cities in the region.

Terni is active, dynamic and industrious, it is located on the banks of the Nera river and the Serra stream and it is the perfect centre of the Italian peninsula. It gives birth to Valentine's Day, the protector of lovers and patron of the city.

We guide you on a tour of Umbria, punctuated at the rhythm of five boutiques dedicated to elegance and masculine style.

Donati, Piazza Giacomo Matteotti 7, Perugia

was inaugurated in 1985 and it is in the frame of medieval Perugia, this boutique is the ideal place for every modern gentleman. Under the careful direction of its owner Sergio Donati, this shop has been a landmark for over 30 years. A sophisticated space that offers an innovative approach for classic or informal clothing. An internal tailor ensures also the made to measure service. Among the brands present: Caruso, Barba Napoli, Petronius 1926 and Santoni.

Minciarelli, Piazza Umberto I 3, Todi

The Minciarelli family has a centuries-old tradition; they are traders since the beginning of the last century. In the bright architecture of the city of Todi, Federico Minciarelli, driving the historic family boutique, welcomes customers with grace and sympathy. Immersed in beauty, inside the sixteenth-century rooms of Palazzo Pierozzi Astancolle, next to the beautiful Gothic temple of San Fortunato, you will find ideas to complete your image, thanks to a selection of brands such as Lardini, Barbour, Gran Sasso, Paltò, Altea and Pt01.

L'Arca, Corso Garibaldi 29/31, Spoleto

L'Arca is a landmark for shopping in Spoleto from over 30 years. It is an elegant space that today boasts an area of almost 400 square meters, located in a historic building in the centre. A location where the history of the stunning brick vaults meets the modernity of the open-air gallery, in glass and steel, which connects the wings of the store. From Stone Island to Moncler, the store led by Massimo Parmegiani, offers ideal solutions for those who love sportswear.

Franco Belardi, Corso Giuseppe Garibaldi 37, Gubbio

The Franco Belardi store was Inaugurated in 1880 and it boasts a long family tradition that includes five generations. Today the boutique that has four windows on Corso Garibaldi, in the centre of Gubbio, covers an area of 180 square meters and offers collections of brands such as Herno, Ralph Lauren, Etro, Orciani and Doucal's.

Il Conte, Via Roma 78, Terni

Il Conte is a boutique that over the years has become synonym of unique style, thanks to the ability to balance tradition and new stylistic trends. Located in Via Roma, in the historical centre of the city of Terni, Il Conte is a refined and welcoming lounge for men looking for a chic wardrobe. Gianluca Munzi, owner histrionic and passionate, will also accompany you in choosing the right fragrance, including more than 50 brand of selective perfumery including Dyptique, Montale, Parfumerie Generale and Andy Tauer for a magical olfactory journey. Among the proposed clothing and accessories brands we find: Aspesi, Incotex, Drumohr, Church's and Kiton.

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