ST FRANCIS WAY – THE HEART

PILGRIMAGE ROUTES

ST FRANCIS WAY – THE HEART

FROM € 540,00

The itinerary St Francis Way – the heart, from Perugia to Spoleto, is a real journey into the very best stage of Saint Francis Route that starts in Florence and gets to Rome.

SELF GUIDED PROGRAM

ACTIVE TOUR

8 Days Trip from Perugia to Spoleto

ITINERARY STEPS

Distance: 84,5 km
Difficulty: Average
Tour Type: Self-guided

CALENDAR

Period: from April to October
Departure: any day

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This walking itinerary from PERUGIA to SPOLETO will take you back to the middle age and renaissance of Italy  including all comforts and good quality accommodations for hikers and modern travellers.

Unspoiled nature, art, history and good food will take you along this fantastic itinerary in the very heart of Italy.

Itinerary
Complete Itinerary
Price & Date
Trip Details
Itinerary

Day 1: Perugia

Day 2: From Perugia to Assisi

Day 3: Assisi

Day 4: From Assisi to Foligno.

Day 5: From Foligno to Campello sul Clitunno.

Day 6: From Campello sul Clitunno to Spoleto.

Day 7: Spoleto

Day 8: Spoleto

Complete Itinerary

Day 1: Perugia

Arrival in PERUGIA and accommodation in your Hotel in the very center of the old town.  Here you will find a package including the itinerary description, maps, a small guide, assistance number, GPS Tracks to be downloaded in the iPhone/Android phone and Garmin. Time at leisure for visiting the wonderful city center of Perugia that has approximately  3000 years of history.

 

Day 2: From Perugia to Assisi

Here you go!  This wonderful journey starts in the center of the etruscan town and will take you to Assisi following  old original trails. This is a special detour of the original trail to include the capital city of Umbria in this fantastic itinerary.  Arrival in Assisi and accommodation in your centrally located hotel.

DETAILS: km 25 difference in level +210mt/-236 mt,  

 

Day 3: Assisi

Day at leisure to discover the beauty of Assisi and its artistic treasures. We suggested also a challenging but really exciting hike as far as the hermitage on the slopes of Subasio Mount, a mystical  place where Saint Francis used to pray in silence away from the town. in any case there is a lot to see and to explore in Assisi and surroundings.

 

Day 4: From Assisi to Foligno

Panoramic and easy hike today on the slopes of Monte Subasio. First stop is the roman and medieval city of Spello where you can enjoy a walk among the stone houses, enlivened by the flowers that decorate the railings of the balconies. Foligno is your final destination today, a very interesting town on the Umbria valley where you will also discover some important monuments like Palazzo Trinci and the Calamita Cosmica

DETAILS: km 18,50 +244m / -366m

 

Day 5: From Foligno to Campello sul Clitunno

Departure for a new hike that will take you along the olive trees path to Campello, a panoramic old castle overlooking the valley. This is one of the most panoramic and beautiful streches of the route,  up to Campello Alto, surrounded by wonderful views of the Spoleto valleys. Along the way you can admire the high walls of the convent of Pissignano where you can take a few minutes to enjoy the meditative atmosphere that pervades these places, among woods and olive groves

DETAILS: km 22, +520 m / -370 m

 

Day 6: From Campello sul Clitunno to Spoleto

Hike from Campello to Spoleto to discover the amazing roman bridge of “Towers” and the beauty of this ancient longobard town dominated by the Albornoz Fortress. After an exciting hike we suggest a nice dinner in town.  One of the attractions of Spoleto is the cuisine  indeed that is known as one of the best areas for good food in central Italy proposing truffles, olive oil, cured meat, hand made pasta and much more!

DETAILS: km 19, +545 m / -415 m

 

Day 7: Spoleto

Day at leisure for discovering Spoleto and its surroundings. We suggest a fabulous hike as far as Monteluco to discover the abbey dedicated to Saint Francis.

 

Day 8: Spoleto and departure

Departure. It is possible to extend the stay in any place of the itinerary or other places.  Private transfer on request with supplement to any airport or town.

 

Price & Date

Price from € 540,00

It is possible to extend the stay in Rome, Florence, Perugia or in any place on request.

Accommodation, properties and price may change according to availability.

Supplement for single room on request.

Supplement for private transfer from airport to hotel or from hotel to airport on request.

Supplement for an english speaking hiking guide on request.

Discount for not transporting luggage is possible and is on request.

Trip Details

Accomodation: 7 overnights in different 3* hotels (typical hotels with local charme)  along the way.

 

Food: 7 breakfasts.

 

Other Services Included: maps, luggage transfer, GPS tracks to download in Garmin, IPhone or Android Phone, UmbriAction assistance 24h.

 

Price Does Not Include: city tax, meals when not mentioned, what is not mentioned in the previous list.

Difficulty: Average
Category: Self-guided, Hiking and Trekking
Accommodation level: Standard or superior

Attention: the itinerary might change because of bad weather conditions, pandemic, closure days in general

Departure: guaranteed min 1 persons – groups always available on request

Note: Tour is possible from April till end of October. Other months are on request

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