Explore the spectacular countryside of central Italy, a sprawling network of vineyards, olive groves and rolling hills. Your fabulous food and wine vacation includes tasting the region’s finest fare and its most exquisite locally produced wines. Pepper in a bit of history in Umbria’s hilltop jewels, Orvieto and Assisi, with architecture dating back to the Etruscan civilization. Take in Renaissance artwork and ancient stone castles in picturesque medieval villages across the region. End your luxury tour by discovering the marvelous Marche region, rich in history and perfect for travelers with a passion for Italian food and wine.
- Take in magnificent landmarks such as the Gothic cathedral in Orvieto, perched atop a volcanic rock hill
- Delight in natural wonders of historic Assisi with a unique vineyard hiking experience
- Enjoy an exclusive full-day truffle hunting experience in Acqualagna, lunch included
Explore Italy with this fully customizable luxury vacation package featuring 9 nights of accommodations (2 nights in Orvieto, 2 nights in Assisi, 3 nights in Monterado and 2 nights in Ascoli Piceno) in 4-star hotels or historic mansions with full buffet breakfasts. With Rome as the arrival and departure point, this package is self drive and includes rent-a-car. The tour with private driver is also available. Professional assistance is available for the duration of the tour. Included are winery visits and tastings in Umbria (Orvieto & Assisi) and Marche (Jesi countryside & Ascoli Piceno), a welcome dinner and expert-led cooking class in Orvieto, a visit to pasta and salami producers, a half-day truffle hunting experience in Acqualagna with lunch and a guided tour of the Frasassi Caves. All city tours are private with local English-speaking guides and entrance fees to attractions included.