Deruta

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Sitting on a hilltop overlooking the valley of the Tiber, a one hour drive from El Olivar is the most important center for ceramic art in all of Italy. Almost the entire town of Deruta (over 200 workshops) is devoted to the continuation of 800 years of hand made / hand painted ceramics production.World famous for its ceramics Deruta ships worldwide but nothing can match the experience of being there and finding the perfect pitcher, plate, cookie jar, butter dish or bottle that will be a special remembrance of your time in Umbria.