Perugia’s Mini Metro

Saturday April 16
Today I am going to Orvieto, which is a project just to get there, although well worth it. The transportation included taking Perugia’s Mini Metro, 3 trains, and a funicular, a two hour process altogether.

Perugia has a Mini Metro which consists of unmanned “cars” with seats and standing space, each car possibly having a capacity for 30 people. It operates on a series of cables and transports people from the centro storico on top of the hill to the lower part of Perugia, near the train station and other areas. The distance it covers is approximately 3 km or just under two miles, and takes a few minutes at a cost of one euro and 50 cents. It really is pretty cool!

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About Margie Miklas

An award-winning author, Margie Miklas writes medical thrillers and travel memoirs about Italy, a place which has captured her passion for travel. She is also the creator and owner of the travel blog, Margie in Italy, and a contributing writer for an Italian-American newspaper. A retired critical-care nurse, she enjoys spending time with her family, including her three cats. Her favorite place is the beach, and she likes learning new computer skills, when she is not writing. A member of the Florida Writers Association, Margie makes her home in Florida.
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2 Responses to Perugia’s Mini Metro

  1. Bonnie D says:

    Now that looks like a cool ride without the cost of the Amusement Park!

    Like

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