Gubbio was an ancient Umbrian religious center, as evidenced by the famous “Eugubine Tables” and had a dense political and artistic history during antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
Significant Franciscan episodes occurred: the dressing of St. Francis, the taming of the wolf, the assistance to lepers. Gubbio was also an important center of Roman life, as attested by the Roman Theatre.
At the beginning of the 14th century. the construction of the superb urban complex formed by the Palazzo dei Consoli, the Piazza Pensile and the Palazzo Pretorio dates back. Under the Montefeltro family, Gubbio enjoyed a period of great splendor and the Palazzo Ducale attributed to Luciano Laurana dates back to that era.
Gubbio hosts artistic and theatrical events (season of classical shows at the Roman Theatre).