OLIVES AND GRAPES
Taste numerous organic umbrian wines and olive oils, combined with the local delicacy in the small family run sustainable farms we have selected for you. Visit some of the most beautiful hill towns in Italy; Montefalco, Orvieto, Spoleto, Spello, Assisi, Bevagna, 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, fully escorted solution
Day 1 - Arrive in Umbria. The tour begins at the airport where you are flying to or at a pick-up point of your choice. You will be greeted by a member of JustUmbria team and driven to the beautiful accommodation we have reserved in Montefalco. 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 - Sagrantino Wine Trail. The day will start with a visit of Montefalco, also known as "The Balcony of Umbria”. A guided tour will lead you through the medieval city walls to the rich history, art and traditions of one the most beautiful towns in Italy. We will then move on to the countryside to visit two excellent organic wine producers we have selected for you. We will take a walk through the vineyards and the old cellars where wines age, tasting different varieties of Sagrantino wine and paring them on the table with a ligh Umbrian light lunch. In the afternoon we will head towards Bevagna, where a tour will show us this enchanting village and all of its well preserved Roman and Medieval origins. Dinner is on your own or with your fellow travellers.
- Included: breakfast, wine tastings/parings with light lunch.
- Additional options: dinner.
Day 3 - Assisi. Today we will follow Saint Francis footsteps heading towards Assisi, a town which needs no introduction. A guided tour (optional) will lead you through the historic centre, the Basilica of St. Francis and many other Franciscan sites. Assisi is one of Italy’s top destinations richly endowed with art, spirituality and history, 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 4 - Wine & Olive oil tastings and Spello. Today we will spend the morning in the countryside visiting a very old and traditional family owned olive oil mill. We will visit the groves and learn about the production of olives and their oil, have a tasting with wine and chat with the family. The second stop will be at an organic wine producer where wine tasting will be combined with a light lunch. We will then spend the afternoon in the nearby village of Spello. Nestled on the southern flank of Mount Subasio, this quaint old villages is one the most beautiful in Italy due to its significant environmental and artistic heritage.
- Included: breakfast, light lunch, wine and olive oil tastings.
- Additional options: dinner.
Day 5 - Perugia. The whole day will be spent in the capital of Umbria, Perugia. A guided tour (optional) will lead you through the cobblestone alleys visiting the city centre, the historic underground part of the city, and all the major attractions. There will be time for shopping.
- Included: breakfast.
- Additional options: guided tours of Perugia; dinner.
Day 6 - Truffle Hunting & Spoleto. Today we will have a little earlier start to meet with the truffle hunter, which will bring us into the woods to seek out the precious Umbrian “tartufo” lead by his dog. We will then enjoy the truffles at lunch, with fresh pasta and other local 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 Italy.
- Included: breakfast, truffle hunting, lunch.
- Additional options: dinner.
Day 7 - Todi & Orvieto. Today we start our itinerary from Todi, a town perched atop a hill, overlooking the Tiber Valley. Its threefold city walls, enclose unexpected treasurers. We will then immerse ourselves in nature for a lunch in a beautiful winery, where we will be introduced to the Orvieto Classico DOC in a relaxing wine tasting enjoying an amazing view on the town of Orvieto, where we will spend the afternoon. This small jewel, built around three thousand years ago by the Etruscans on a dramatic tufo cliffs, is famous for its stunning Duomo, simply one of the most beautiful Italian churches.
- Included: breakfast, light lunch, wine tasting.
- Additional options: guided tours of Todi and Orvieto; dinner.
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.
Best time to go: March to December
Duration: 7 nights
Suitable for: Anyone
Holiday Type: Private Group
Price: from £ 1,399 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.
Why travel with us?
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.
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.
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 £ 2,299 pp ° 8 people - from £ 1,599 pp ° 12 people - from £ 1,399 pp
What is included: 7 nights in boutique Hotel & Spa, private car/van and driver, 7 breakfasts, wine tastings combined with local delicacies in 5 different selected wineries, olive oil tasting, authentic truffle hunting experience, 5 lunches, 2 dinners; the tour is 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.