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U-Factor: Best Umbria in 8 days

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Price 8 days / 7 nights
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U-Factor: Best Umbria in 8 days

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8 days/ 7 nights

Escorted tour/ min 16 people

 

HIGHLIGHTS:

Enjoy 2 Italian Cooking classes at Università dei Sapori and eat what you cooked; Truffle Hunting experience, discovering the “black diamond” of umbrian cuisine; Chocolate sensorial experience; Visit the Olive Oil Museum and Mill for a delicious extra virgin oil tasting Discover the hidden treasures of Orvieto underground

Rates: NET RATES 1200 € DOUBLE OCCUPANCY MIN. 15 PEOPLE

THE TOUR INCLUDES:
• Transfers by private bus for 7 days
• Tour leader english speaking (other languages on request)
• Accomodation in hotel 4* (Half board basis)
• Meals where indicated (light lunch – typical meals)
• English guided walking tours, where indicated
• Entrance Ticket for Collegio del Cambio, Duomo in Orvieto and Pozzo di San Patrizio
• 2 Cooking Classes at Università dei Sapori
• A Chocolate Sensorial Experience in hotel
• Full immersion in Winery and Olive Oil Mill

THE TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDES:
• Drinks and Beverages at meals
• Entrance fees where not indicated

• City tax (where requested)
• Anything not specified in the section “The price includes”

Period: Every Saturday of April, May, June, July, September 2019

Same tour can be booked without transfers. Please contact us for quotations

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day 1: PERUGIA
Arrival in hotel 4* and check-in. 04.30 pm Perugia guided walking tour and entrance to Collegio del Cambio museum (Seat of the guild) in Palazzo dei Priori. The entrance doorway is a beautifully crafted work in wood that dates back to 1505. 7.30 pm Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
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day 2: PERUGIA - ASSISI
Breakfast in hotel. 8.30 am Meeting at Università dei Sapori in Perugia, a food education and culture centre, and starting of the cooking lesson: Hand made Italian Pasta : tagliatelle, ravioli, orecchiette, umbricelli, gnocchi made with different type of flour!. 01.00 pm Enjoy the meal you have cooked.! 03.30 pm Guided tour of Basilica in Santa Maria degli Angeli, La Porziuncola and Assisi, a medieval city built on a hill, which constitute a World Heritage Site. 07.30 pm Typical umbrian dinner in a restaurant located in Assisi. After dinner return to hotel and overnight.
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day 3: SOLOMEO-TRASIMENO LAKE-PERUGIA
Breakfast in hotel. 10.00 am meeting in Solomeo, a village called the “Borgo of Cashmere”; here you will find the Maison of Brunello Cucinelli, the italian luxury top brand where you can admire and buy precious cashmere collections between ancient buildings and picturesque views. 12.00 pm you can drive to Castiglione del Lago, on the southwest bank of Lake Trasimeno, which is situated on the Umbrian border close to Tuscany. Here you can walk in the lovely old town. After a free lunch, we recommend visiting the Palazzo della Corgna and the fortress, or taking a ferry trip to the Isola Maggiore, famous for its lace-makers. At around 19.00 pm return to hotel and dinner. 10.00 pm Chocolate & Spirits sensory experience in the cozy hotel lounge with live background music.
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day 4: PERUGIA
Breakfast in hotel. 9.30 am Meeting at Università dei Sapori in Perugia for another amazing cooking lesson: Pizza, focacce e torte salate …. Torta al Testo, Torta al Formaggio and much more! 02.00 pm Enjoy the meal with all you have cooked! 03.30 pm Return to the hotel and free time to relax. 09.00 pm Dinner and overnight in hotel.
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day 5: TODI
Breakfast in hotel. 09.00 am Departure and visit to one of the best Umbrian Winery where you will have a short visit to the Wine Museum and a light lunch with tasting of 3 wines to pair with prelibate umbrian food. 02.00 pm Departure to Todi, one of the most delightful little towns of Umbria, check-in in hotel(4 star category) 04.00 pm Guided walking tour of this town. You will fall in love with its beautiful hilltop position and its enchanting medieval atmosphere. 07.00 pm Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
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day 6: SPOLETO
Breakfast in hotel. 09.00 am Departure for an amazing adventure : truffle hunting! At the end visit of the factory and light lunch. 03.00 pm Departure to Spoleto. Each year this town hosts an international arts festival, the Festival dei Due Mondi (Festival of the Two Worlds), it is included a guided tour of this cozy town, its Duomo and its fortress. 7.30 pm Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
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day 7: ORVIETO
Breakfast in hotel. 9.00 am departure to Orvieto with a short stop at one of the most famous Olive Oil Mill and visit to the Olive Oil Museum with a tasting of a delicious extra virgin olive oil with italian bruschetta (toasted bread) and light lunch with local food. At around 3.00 pm walking guided tour of Orvieto (it is included the entrance to St. Patrick’s Well and the Duomo). Private tour of Orvieto Underground for a discovery of a millenary, surprising and unexpected “Underground City”. 07.30 pm Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight
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DAY 8: PERUGIA
Breakfast in hotel. Check-out End of Services.

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