Pamper yourself in the beautiful Central Italy countryside, in the midst of rolling hills, vineyards and olive groves, interrupted by picturesque medieval villages. Visit unique art towns and villages medieval works of art, castles, abbeys, superb wines, delicious local food.
This tour features: Orvieto, Assisi, Monterado, Frasassi, Urbino, Acqualagna, Ascoli Piceno.
Seize the opportunity to discover the Central Italy hilltowns that are still off the beaten tracks. Visit Orvieto and Assisi, two of the Umbrian highlight cities, rich in history, architecture and culinary tradition with their top wines and traditional products. Explore Marche region, an uncontaminated land of distinctive flavors and landscapes. This tour will allow you to discover Italy in a more authentic and intimate way.
Tour starts in Rome. Private transfer to Orvieto and typical Italian welcome dinner in an authentic trattoria. Private guided Tour of Orvieto, the city on a volcanic rock of tufa-stone, with its amazing Cathedral, one of Italy’s most astonishing gothic churches. Cooking Class at a famous Wine Estate: you will prepare a complete menu based on local ingredients from Umbria.
Private guided Tour of Assisi, the city of St Francis with its Basilicas. Centre of the Franciscan spirituality and cradle of the medieval European art, built upon Saint Francis’ tomb, the church is an architectural masterpiece containing some of the finest paintings of medieval Italian art, from Cimabue to Giotto. Amazing winery visit and wine tastings. Hiking through the vineyards to discover Assisi from a different point of view and a unique perspective.
On the way to Marche region private guided tour of a local producer of cured meat and a winery to taste the real soul of central Italy. Full day excursion to the Frasassi Caves (Grotte di Frasassi, a remarkable karst cave system).They are among the most famous show caves in Italy. Rich in water, the cave system is particularly well endowed with stalactites and stalagmites. Full day excurison to Acqualagna and Urbino to enjoy a very fun experience: a truffle hunting activity, will follow a lunch to taste this top Italian product. Then visit Urbino rich in history and architecture.
Private guided tour of a local Pasta producer and a winery to discover some of the Italian most renowned products. Private guided walking tour of Ascoli Piceno to discover the historic centre, its churches, cloisters and hidden towers in every corner. Taste the delicious local delicacy: Olive all’Ascolana (fried olives stuffed either with chicken or turkey).