Tourist guide of Deruta

Tourist guide of Deruta

Deruta Deruta is situated in Umbria, rated one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. It’s one of the most famous centres for ceramics production in all world, and for sure, all visitors who are interested in hand-painted pottery won’t be disappointed. In this beautiful place you can find numerous shops, offering a wide range of Deruta ceramics at competitive prices. Ceramics production is carried out as a cottage industry, with unbaked clay plates, bowls and other objects being brought in to the ovens to be baked and then taken away again to be hand-painted, before being brought back once more for glazing.The artistic quality of the decoration varies and it is better to visit several shops before the final purchase.   History of Deruta The origins of the town are for the most part obscure. Deruta is situated between Perugia, which acts as a powerful bastion to the south ,and Todi, another fortified town further south towards Rome. In the second half of the 15 C, the town is destroyed by plague, and the city walls collapsed through lack of maintenance. During the wars 1540, Deruta, which has aligned itself against the Pope, was attacked and devastated. However, affiliation of Perugia to the Church also brought a long period of peace to Deruta. In that period, Deruta became famous for the high quality of its majolica.   CONTACT US for every need: BOOK YOUR TRANSFER OR ASK FOR A QUOTE [recaptcha] CONTACT US for every need  +39 348.40.23.501  dejanprvi70@yahoo.it Tour of Deruta Porta di S. Michele Arcangelo is the entrance In historical centre of Deruta. In the small Piazza Biordo Michelotti you can to find...