Taste organic umbrian wines and olive oils, combined with the local delicacy. Visit some of the most beautiful hill towns in Italy; Montefalco, Orvieto, Spoleto, Spello, Assisi, Bevagna, Gubbio just to name a few. Walk in the nature with dogs for the thrill of a real truffle hunting experience. Immerse yourself into the history, the traditions and the flavours of Umbria "the green heart of Italy".
Following your enquiry we will suggest more seasonal activities such as mushrooms foraging or some of the numerous local festivals
This tour can be tailored from a minimum stay of 3 nights
The Description below refers to a 7 nights suggested solution
Day 1 - Arrive in Umbria. The tour will start at the airport where you are flying to or at the pick-up point agreed. You will be met by a member of JustUmbria team and driven to the beautiful accommodation we have reserved for you in Montefalco, which will be your home for your Holiday in our Umbria. Also known as "The Balcony of Umbria”, rich in history, art and traditions, Montefalco is one of the most beautiful towns in Italy. A welcome aperitif and dinner will be held for you and your fellow travellers. The first and the last day of the tour will be tailored according to your flight schedules.
- Included: transfer and dinner.
Day 2 - Bevagna and Spello. The day will start with a visit of Bevagna, famous for its medieval workshops, where a tour will show you this enchanting village and all its well preserved Roman and Medieval origins. For lunch time we will move to the countryside to get the chance to visit our selected organic wine and olive oil producers. It’s a unique occasion to take a walk through the vineyards and the old cellars, tasting different varieties of Sagrantino wine and fresh olive oil combined with local delicacies for a light and tasteful lunch. The rest of the day will be spent in Spello, also part of the elite of "The Most Beautiful Villages in Italy" due to its significant cultural and environmental heritage.
- Included: breakfast; wine and olive oil tastings & light lunch.
- Additional options: dinner.
Day 3 - Perugia. The day will be spent in the capital of Umbria, Perugia. A guided tour (optional) will lead us through the cobblestone alleys visiting the city centre, the historic underground part of the city, and all the major attractions.
- Included: breakfast.
- Additional options: guided tours of Perugia; dinner.
Day 4 - Assisi. Today we will follow Saint Francis footsteps heading towards Assisi, a town which needs no introduction. The historic centre, the Basilica of St. Francis and many other Franciscan sites make Assisi one of Italy’s top destinations, richly endowed with art, spirituality, history and declared part of the World Heritage of Mankind by UNESCO. We will have a typical lunch at a local restaurant before visiting San Damiano and the Eremo delle Carceri in the afternoon.
- Included: breakfast, lunch.
- Additional options: guided tours of Assisi; dinner.
Day 5 - Gubbio. Gubbio is one of the most ancient towns in Umbria, remaining marvellously well-preserved over the centuries, with many monuments that bare witness to its glorious past. Architecturally it represents the zenith of medieval civilization of the 13th and 14th centuries.
- Included: breakfast, lunch.
- Additional options: guided tours of Gubbio; dinner.
Day 6 - Todi & Orvieto. Today we start our itinerary from Todi, a town perched atop a hill, overlooking the Tiber Valley. Its threefold city walls, enclose the unexpected treasures of this small, friendly hill town with its fabulous view over the surrounding green hills. A panoramic back-road along the calm Lago di Bolsena will then lead us to Orvieto, where we will have lunch and spend the rest of the day. This small jewel, built around three thousand years ago by the Etruscans on a dramatic tuffo cliffs, is worldwide famous for its stunning Duomo, simply one of the most beautiful Italian churches.
- Included: breakfast; lunch.
- Additional options: guided tours of Todi and Orvieto; wine tasting and lunch at local winery; dinner.
Day 7 - Truffle Hunting and Spoleto. Today we will meet with the truffle hunter, which will bring us into the woods for a unique hiking experience in nature seeking out the precious Umbrian “tartufo” lead by the trained dog! We will then enjoy the truffles at the table, with fresh pasta and other homemade delicacies. The rest of the day will be spent in the nearby Spoleto. A guided tour will show us one of the most picturesque and historically significant hill towns in central Italy, known all over the world for its renowned fine arts Festival dei Due Mondi. The last dinner of tour will be at one of our selected restaurant.
- Included: breakfast, truffle hunting; lunch; dinner.
- Additional options: guided tours of Spoleto.
Day 8 - Farewell. Today will be the farewell day. We will drive you to the airport (or the drop-off point agreed). The first and the last day of the tour will be tailored according to your flight schedules.
- Included: breakfast and transfer.
Why travel with us?
WE ARE LOCALS
Born and raised in Umbria, we truly love our region and we are proud to share with you the most authentic and unspoiled parts of it.
We will tailor your tour according to the seasonal activities, to the calendar of the events and mostly to your taste. Your tour is Just Unique.
Best time to go: March to December
Duration: 7 nights
Suitable for: anyone
Holiday Type: Private Group
Price: from £ 1,499 pp
Closest Airports to the hotel:
- Perugia "San Francesco d'Assisi" - 30 mi.
- Rome "Fiumicino" - 110 mi.
- Rome "Ciampino" - 100 mi.
- Florence Airport - 140 mi.
- Ancona "Falconara Airport" - 85 mi.
YOUR MONEY IS SAFE
All travellers booking with JustUmbria Ltd, are fully insured for the balance of money paid, at no extra costs. Find out more >
All JustUmbria Tours are fully tailored to meet your requests and schedules. The price will vary depending on the number of travellers, the rating of the accommodation and the services you choose.
As a guide, this 7 NIGHTS, FULLY ESCORTED, PRIVATE HOLIDAY, as per description above, will cost:
2 people - from £ 3,299 pp ° 4 people - from £ 2,199 pp ° 8 people - from £ 1,699 pp ° 12 people - from £ 1,499 pp
What is included: 7 nights in Spa & Hotel Palazzo Bontadosi, private car/van and driver, 7 breakfasts, wine tastings combined with local delicacies in two different wineries, authentic truffle hunting experience, 5 lunches, 2 dinners; fully escorted by professional tour leader.
*Prices based on two sharing. Drinks not included with dinners.
Whether you wish to add more services or travel more independently, get in touch with us today and we will tailor your most unique italian holiday in our Umbria.