Albemarle County Virginia


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Charlottesville, Virginia

Idyllic. Ambitious. Home.

A serene, two-hour drive from Washington, D.C., Charlottesville sits at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Central Virginia.

The town's classical architecture, with Thomas Jefferson's Academical Village as the centerpiece, provides the backdrop for a upscale town that offers the community of a small city and the vibrancy of a metropolis.

Here, innovative cuisine, a buzzing music scene, the East Coast's premier wine country, and all that the University of Virginia has to offer — including the nation's best public education and national championship sports — have some alumni coming back every year. Others stay for good. 

A Place Like No Other

University UNESCO World Heritage Site in North America
Fastest-growing Venture Capital City in the U.S. (The National Venture Capital Association)
Place to Live in the U.S. (Cities Ranked & Rated)
Miles of hiking trails
Live music events

Get to know C-ville.

Planning an Event in Charlottesville?

Inn at Darden South Lounge

The UVA Inn at Darden & Conference Center, located on the UVA Grounds and minutes from John Paul Jones Arena, is the perfect venue for professors, students and businesses seeking hospitality and state-of-the-art, elegant facilities for any occasion. With a charming inn, over 40,000 square feet of flexible event space, and onsite dining and catering (including day-long packages), we'll help you create a memorable event. 

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Stay informed with the latest updates from UVA and Darden on plans to return to Grounds and health and safety planning related to COVID-19.

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