The sober beauty of nature and the elegance of luxurious facilities to discover the best flavors of Umbria. Oil, hams, saffron, important wines and precious truffles will enrich your wonderful vacation in the unforgettable Umbria
The Best Taste
Arrival at the airport and private transfer to your first accommodation, a fantastic Historical palace turned into a fancy hotel offering a quiet and refined atmosphere and the elegance of italian style. At arrival welcome drink in hotel wine cellar with local wines and delicacies. Welcome dinner in hotel featuring gourmet local cuisine.
Discovery of the Sagrantino Wine Road. The remote hamlets and hilltop citadels embraced by vineyards combined with the wonderful wines you will taste, the food you will discover and the friendly people you will meet will make a journey you will never forget. Today’s rich program includes also a stop in Bevagna, a roman and medieval town where medieval handicraft workshops are still running , and in Montefalco, named as the most beautiful terrace of Umbria. We will also visit 2 of the most important Wine Estates in Italy. Wine tasting included.
Experience truffle hunt with dogs! On a fantastic secluded place we will meet our truffle hunt guide and he will lead us, together with his well trained dogs, to walk on the midow to hunt for truffles. Back to the restaurant for a cookery show and lunch with truffle delicacies and local wine (Rosso di Montefalco). Afternoon will be dedicated to the visit of Spoleto.
Today visit Perugia historical center! The capital town of Umbria is a beautiful city with more than 3000 years of history that has a lot to offer to its visitors: lovely monuments, a rich history, museums, cathedrals and the Perugina Chocolate factory where world famous Bacio is produced. During chocolate production season it is also possible to visit really excellent chocolate production workshops. Chocolate tasting always included and a chocolate class is possible with advance reservation. Gourmet dinner in Hotel’s Restaurant.
Visit of Orvieto, the amazing etruscan town perched on a tuff cliff. We will visit at first the Cathedral and the center, including the Saint Patrick's well. Lunch in a fantastic wine cellar with typical dishes and the faboulous Orvieto Classic wines. This is a great opportunity to get to know the authentic culture of Orvieto and Umbria, to get to know its flavors and to meet locals, custodians of millenary traditions and who will be happy to make your acquaintance
Visit a real farm where many different kind of grains and flours are produced. It is a very rural place where you will learn to choose the best flour to make pasta or pizza or bread, to make healthy natural yeast and to make bread and pizza. Lunch with handmade products. In the afternoon visit to Città della Pieve, a charming medieval town that was the hometown of the most important renaissance painter of Italy, Pietro Vannucci named Perugino. Here we will visit the famous fresco“Adorazione dei Magi”
Art and traditions today! Visit of Assisi, maybe the most famous of towns in Umbria including Giotto's Frescos, and to a Wine Estate in Torgiano, maybe the oldest and most traditional among Umbria and italian Wine Estates. Recently an important historical museum dedicated to Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Wine history has been opened. Wonderful journey into the wine world and history!! Wine tasting with a rich variety of salami, bruschetta (toasted bread with extra virgin olive oil) and more.
After Breakfast private transfer to the airport according to flight schedule.
Price Includes: 7 overnight in hotel near Perugia, land transportation as in the program with private van or bus, 4 regular dinners in Hotel with a 3 course menu with typical cuisine (beverages not included), 1 gourmet dinner in Hotel with beverages, welcome drink at arrival, visit to wine estates with wine tasting (more details on request), entrance to the Chocolate museum, bakery class in the farm including lunch and beverages, truffle hunt with cookery show and lunch (including beverages), assistance.
Price minimum 15 pax (for a reduce number of pax price has to be quoted again)
THIS TOUR IS AVAILABLE ALSO FOR 2 PERSONS IN PRIVATE BASIS