Todi is situated in Perugia district, in Umbria.
Is situated on a hill in Valle del Tevere and is part of the Comunità Montana Monte Peglia e Selva di Meana.
In the town center we can see the Piazza del Popolo, built in the Middle Ages, and the surrounding buildings, such as the Palazzo dei Priori, the Palazzo del Capitano, the Palazzo del Popolo with the Civic Museum and the Annunciation Cathedral. The cathedral was built in the twelfth century and enlarged in the following centuries. Its facade reveals a Romanesque and Gothic style and inside we can admire the frescoes of Faenza and the art museum. Next to the cathedral there is the Bishop’s Palace, dating back to the late sixteenth century, here there’s a gallery and a beautifully frescoed salon.
Among the many churches in Todi, there are the Church of San Fortunato in the Gothic style with the crypt of San Cassiano, the Temple of Our Lady of Consolation in the Renaissance style, the Church of St. Hilary and the Monastery of Lucretia.
The Rocca di Todi is located at the highest point of the hill, and dates back to the fourteenth century. It was commissioned by Pope Gregory XI. Today the parts that can be seen are the Mastio, the prisons of San Cassiano and the surrounding walls. Those we see today are the third ring of walls that once existed to defend the fortress and include the many gates of the town, including Porta Perugina, Porta Romana, Porta Fratta.