THE SCENT OF UMBRIA IN AUTUMN
FROM € 1284,00
The itinerary The Scent of Umbria in Autumn is a perfect tour for those who want to discover colors and flavors of this region!
6 Days escorted tour in Umbria with guide and driver
Transportation: Deluxe car / Minivan
Tour Type: Escorted tour
Period: from September to October
Departure: any day
Exciting tour in Umbria with skilled driver and our expert guide to discover the magic colors and wonderful flavors that the region offers in autumn season, when you can taste and touch the genuine flavors, such as chocolate, truffles, wine, olive oil and traditions of Umbrian, immersed in the magnificent colours of the Umbrian foliage!
Day 1: Perugia
Day 2: Perugia
Day 3: Montefalco and Bevagna
Day 4: Truffles experience and Assisi
Day 5: Olive oil experience and Trasimeno Lake
Day 6: Deruta and departure
Day 1: PERUGIA
Arrival and meeting with your driver who will assist you during your journey discovering hidden Umbria and the colours and scents of our land in autumn.
Private transfer from the airport to your accommodation that is a cozy and charming hotel offering the typical warm atmosphere of italian hospitality.
Welcome drink and dinner to learn about local cuisine and gastronomic traditions!
Day 2: PERUGIA
After a healthy breakfast your driver will take you to the center of Perugia. Meeting with your guide who will take you to discover the most interesting and less touristic spots of the international capital city of Umbria!
Lunch in a local restaurant offering typical traditional Perugia cuisine. In the afternoon chocolate experience; private tasting in an old chocolate shop to appreciate the heady taste of chocolate.
Day 3: MONTEFALCO and BEVAGNA
Today you will experience the magnificent colours of Umbria Foliage in the area of Sagrantino Wine Road. This special grape has a peculiarity: in autumn its leaves turns into red, pink, orange, carmine and rust! It is an incredible show that attracts fotographers, hikers and wine lovers.
Your driver will take you to Montefalco to visit the church-museum of Saint Francis where are preserved sumptuous frescos of master Benozzo Gossoli. Finally, a nice walk in the vineyards and a surf into a the real taste of this precious wine, the Sagrantino.
Second stop will be in Bevagna to visit to the amazing Borgo, wine town and roman town. Visit to the medieval craft workshops for a real dip into medieval and renaissance time.
Day 4: TRUFFLES EXPERIENCE and ASSISI
Autumn is also truffles time. Today your driver will take you on the mountains overlooking Valle umbra for the truffle hunt with dog. The truffle master will take you on moores and wood for a short and easy walk where you will be breath the exciting atmosphere of digging out truffles.
Than, back to the landhouse, you will learn how to clean them and cook for your delicious lunch.
In the afternoon stop in Assisi for visiting the cathedral of Saint Francis where you will also have the chance of meeting a real friar who will tell you about the life of the monastic order founded by St. Francis and about living in a world famous monastery.
Day 5: OLIVE OIL EXPERIENCE and TRASIMENO LAKE
Autumn is also extra virgin olive oil time. Visit to one of the traditional oil mills that produce the Green Gold of Umbria, the precious EVO; here you will also take a nice walk in the centuries-old olive grove before tasting the freshly squeezed new oil on the toasted Tuscan bread with our selections of extra virgin olive oil. To better learn about this local delicacy you will have a guided tour in the Museum dedicated to the history of Oil in Umbria. The tradition in fact is very old and dates back to the Etruscans who first started to cultivate olives to extract oil.
At lunch time you can enjoy the most traditional local delicacies for exploring the rich world of flavours of Umbria.
To close the day in the best way, you will enjoy one of the famous sunsets of Lake Trasimeno. The Umbria Lake is famous all over for the magic colours of its sunsets, especially in autumn, when the air is clear.
Day 6: DERUTA and DEPARTURE
Time at leisure for the shopping of local fine wine or Deruta Ceramics or cashmere clothing or delicacies before departure.
- Price per person from € 1284,00 in a 4* hotel/relais.
- Price per person from € 1592,00 in a 5* hotel.
It is possible to extend the stay in any place of the tour; the extention has to be requested at reservation.
Supplement for single room on request.
Private transfers from other airports in central Italy with supplement.
Accomodation: 5 overnights in 4* hotel or Relais in double room.
Food: 5 breakfasts, 1 dinner in hotel, 4 lunches in restaurant.
Other Services Included: return private transfer car/minivan from Assisi San Francesco airport to the hotel, 4 escorted tours with driver and guide in Perugia, in Bevagna, Montefalco for the Sagrantino experience, for the truffle experience, in Assisi for olive oil experience and in Trasimeno lake, UmbriAction assistance 24h.
Price Does Not Include: city tax, entrance to museums and galleries, meals when not mentioned, beverages, tips, and what is not mentioned in the services included.
Category: Escorted tour
Accommodation level: Superior
Attention: the itinerary might change because of bad weather conditions, pandemic, closure days in general
Departure: guaranteed min 6 persons – individual travelers or groups available on request
Note: Tour is possible from September till end of October.
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