Explore the natural beauty of the Umbria region, the towns of Orvieto, Perugia and Assisi and Cascia. Let yourself be fascinated by the flowering of Castelluccio and enjoy the typical gastronomy of the region with this six-days tour. Professional guide, typical lunch in a restaurant and entrance ticket included.
Cascia is the beating heart of medieval Umbria and is known for being the setting of the life of Santa Rita. We will start our visit right from the symbolic places of Cascia or the Basilica Sanctuary and the Monastery of Santa Rita: the Basilica is one of the most unique churches in Italy because it combines the Byzantine style with a modern style and its interiors are characterized by dazzling and colorful frescoes.
The Gothic church of San Francesco, which impresses with the beauty of its rose window, and the church of Sant’Agostino, inside which there are beautiful examples of frescoes from the Umbrian and Perugia schools.
Umbria is a synonymous with truffle that in this region is a fundamental element of good cooking. Combined with many dishes, the truffle enriches the typical cuisine of the territory.
You will taste both the typical Italian cuisine and traditional Umbrian food with truffle-based dishes
Castelluccio with its 1450 meters high is also known as “the roof of Umbria” for the fantastic location of its plain. It will be impossible not to be fascinated by the famous phenomenon of Flowering (in the period between late May and mid-July) during which numerous floral species create a real mosaic of colors, with variations of tones ranging from ocher yellow to red.
The Piana di Castelluccio still retains its charm even in the periods when flowering has come to an end with its expanses of greenery among the breathtaking mountains. Before leaving Castelluccio it will be a must to bring as a souvenir of the trip the typical lentils, the representative product par excellence of this land.
The city of Norcia is surrounded by walls and with its characteristic alleys is set in a magnificent green and relaxing landscape. The heart of Norcia is the square of San Benedetto where the homonymous basilica is located while the Corso Sertorio is full of traditional shops such as the famous butchers’ shops where you can taste the most famous cold cuts in Italy.
The guide will accompany us in the visit of Perugia starting from Piazza IV Novembre where stand out the Fontana Maggiore of the thirteenth century and the original side facade of the cathedral of San Lorenzo del 400. We will continue the walk towards the artery of the town or Corso Vannucci, characteristic especially for the many chocolate shops until you get to its nerve point Palazzo dei Priori where the National Gallery of Umbria is located.
What is the best place, if not “Casa del cioccolato” Perugina? The route will start from the interesting Historical Museum and then continue with the long-awaited stop of the tastings until you arrive in the heart of the Factory, accompanied by irresistible aromas.
Orvieto is the Umbrian town in the province of Terni that stands on a tuff cliff.
With this walking tour you will appreciate one of the oldest Etruscan settlements in Italy, we will take you to explore the characteristic alleys of the village, to discover small gems and wonderful views.
We will start to discover the Cathedral of Orvieto, considered one of the most beautiful in Italy, colorful example of Gothic art, rich in works of art with bright and bright colors.
In the afternoon we will visit the historic center of Todi. Todi is a town surrounded by medieval walls, one of the terraces of Umbria.
Together with our guide we will take a walk inside the walls, to discover hidden sights and imposing beauties, such as the Piazza del Popolo and the Palazzo del Capitano. We will visit the Cathedral of Santissima Annunziata, the Cathedral of Todi, built on the remains of a Roman temple, on which stands out the beautiful rose window, completed in 1523. The stained glass windows are not the original ones of the past, but the result of restoration works of the nineteenth century.
Located on a hill below the top of Mount Subasio, the fabulous Umbrian city of Assisi is the most famous pilgrimage site in Italy. Born in the village in 1182, Francis founded the Franciscan order to which he gave his name in 1210. Before its birth, Assisi had been settled by ancient Umbrian civilizations, and later became a Roman city.
Thanks to this rich history and blend of incredible architecture and art, it is a multi-faceted city. With this walking tour of about two hours, we will discover its particularities and historical and architectural beauties. We will pay particular attention to the two churches of the Basilica of Santa Chiara and the Papal Basilica of San Francesco, built between 1228 and 1253.
Gubbio is known as the city of stone, the wolf of San Francesco, the Corsa dei Ceri and the largest Christmas tree in the world.
We will take a walk in the city center, visiting the Piazza Grande and the buildings (from the outside) that make it famous, such as the Palazzo dei Consoli, the Palazzo Pretorio, the Cathedral and the Palazzo del Bargello and the famous Fontana del Bargello!
Spello is called the city of flowers and is known for the magnificent flower arrangements created every year on the occasion of Corpus Christi. Paintings of flower petals that are real works of art, made by artists and inhabitants of the village.
The Roman city walls are the best preserved in Italy, from here there are several doors, three of greater importance: Porta Consolare, Porta Venere and Porta Urbica.
Guided tour of the winery followed by a lunch consisting of appetizer of bruschetta, focaccia with cold cuts and cheeses, followed by a first of season, roast meats, salads or vegetables cooked in various ways, and homemade dessert accompanied by Montefalco Sagrantino Passito.
The menu offers a real home cooking with fresh ingredients of the day and with organic products. Meals will be expertly paired with local wines. Enjoy your lunch and the wine tasting!
Deruta is a small Umbrian town, characteristic for its narrow streets and the artistic ceramics that make it famous throughout the region and in Italy. We will take a walk through the streets of the historic center, where we can admire the artistic works of the craftsmen of the country.
Tour on request for groups or small groups
Price from € (min. 10 participants)