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Umbria – Wine and Articrafts

Umbria – Wine and Articrafts

From 1950Euro per person

FROM PERUGIA TO ASSISI: Join us for a truly authentic tour of Umbria, “The Green Heart” of Italy.

Mingle with locals, dine and cook in their homes as you discover this enchanting region that’s remained little-changed by the centuries and far away from the beaten tourist crowds..

Specifically, we will stop in Perugia, Bevagna, Spoleto, Assisi & Montefalco. Get ready for a taste of la bella vita!

INCLUDED:

  • 7 Nights Lodging in 4*+ level Wine Villas
  • Transportation
  • All meals
  • All wine tastings and guided tours
  • Cooking classes
  • Guided tours in most beautiful cities: Siena, San Gimignano, Pienza & Montepulciano

 

WHY A GROUP TOUR?

  • Stress-free
    We take care of the entire itinerary. Driving, planning & logistics — you can leave every last detail to us. All you do is provide the guest list.
  • All-inclusive package
    Accommodation, transportation, meals & tastings are included in the price. The only unexpected caveats will be in your tasting notes.
  • Best of the best
    We live in wine country & have worked in Italy’s wine industry since we started in 1992. We know which wineries are worth their must & which ones don’t live up to the hype. With us you will only visit the most breathtaking vineyards with the most exquisite wines.
  • The “insider” advantage
    Travelling with native Italians means being able to access the real, authentic Italy that most tourists never get to see. It also means that if there are any hiccups, we’ll be able to sort them out as fast as you can say “Tutto bene!”.

 

PRICE:

In double rooms: 1950 Euros per person

Single supplement: 300 Euros

 

 

NEXT SCHEDULED DEPARTURE

4th – 11th October 2021

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  • Destination
  • Departure
    Meet in Perugia airport or downtown.
  • Departure Time
    Oct 04th 2021
  • Return Time
    Oct 11th 2021
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Day 1 - ARRIVAL IN PERUGIA AND FOOD TOUR

Depart early from Rome and transfer to Perugia in time to try the Taste Perugia Food Tour which will make you discover at the same time this beautiful though almost unknown town and Umbria food specialities.- Free Time in the afternoon – Have an Aperi-cena at a private house – Overnight in Perugia in the only 5 stars hotel of the city. Meals: Light dinner (lunch is the food tour)
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Day 2 - PERUGIA: Food, History and Articrafts

Visit one of the only remaining traditional weaving ( Giuditta Brozzetti ) workshops in a stunning location – Free lunch – Transfer to Deruta for a Pottery Demo then on to your first Cooking Class at Cristina’ home. Overnight in Perugia. Meals: Breakfast, Cooking Class/Dinner
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Day 3 - ASSISI and THE BEST SAGRATINO WINERY

Transfer to Assisi, possibly the most famous town in Umbria. Visit of the Basilica with the superb Giotto and Cimabue frescoes, then have lunch in a family owned winery for a taste of Sagrantino, the best of Umbria wines. Back in Perugia to visit a traditional stained-glass making workshop. Free supper. Meals: breakfast, lunch
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Day 4 - HEADING TO SPOLETO

Departure for Spoleto, however we will stop in Bevagna, a medieval town where every year the medieval feeling is ricreate during a festival that feature traditional workshops. Although it is not festival-time we will visit the ancient paper workshop before heading for a wine tasting lunch at a family owned winery producing one of the best Sagrantino of the area. Overnight in Spoleto - Meals: Breakfast, Winery Lunch, dinner
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Day 5 - TRUFFLE HUNTING IN SPOLETO

We will start toward Pettino on a long winding road that will take us in a remote area to meet our truffle hunter. Umbria is the largest producer of this very special mushroom. We will taste our findings for lunch having watched our host wife making the “sfoglia” for the tagliatelle. Return to Spoleto with optional stop in Castel San Felice a beautiful abbey at the beginning of Valnerina. Dinner on their own with suggestions. Overnight in Spoleto. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch (Truffle Hunt)
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Day 6 - ORVIETO AND THE ETRUSCANS

Full day in Orvieto with a guided visit. Orvieto is a town of very ancient Etruscan origins that feature an underground interesting part and a superb Duomo with a very ornated façade. It also offers many enticing boutiques whe you can use your free time to make the last shopping spruce. A wine pairing supper at il Palazzone will be a great closing to this tour. Overnight in Orvieto - Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Day 7 - HEADING TO ROME: BAGNOREGIO AND BOMARZO

Transfer to Fiumicino airport, but along the way we make first stop at Civita di Bagnoregio, the gost town on a crumbling cliff. Then we will go to Pitigliano, a spectacular hilltop town that feature the oldest Jewish getto of Italy. Overnight at Hotel near Fiumicino (or downtown at your choice) - Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
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Day 8 - Arrivederci! See you for your next adventure

Transfer to the airport and end of our services.

More than 8 people? Plan your own tour

If you are planning a Wine and Culinary Tour in Italy with a group of friends or with your family, we can customize the itinerary for your party. Tell us more about your interests, the level of the accommodations and the type of experiences that you prefer. We will do the rest and come back to you with a quotation is few hours.    

4th - 11th October 2021

Every year we have a scheduled departure for our groups, foe those who want to join our guided groups. If you are more people you can request a private tour following this link.    
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