THE GREEN HEART OF ITALY – Among the beautiful landscapes of Umbria to discover villages and cities rich of history, art and culture.4 February 2022
MARCHE… NOT JUST PAPER – FABRIANO, PIORACO AND ASCOLI PICENO8 February 2022
Perugia: medieval, Etruscan and Roman city.
Trevi: ancient town of Roman origins surrounded by olive trees.
Montefalco: Umbrian village, surrounded by olive trees and vines
Assisi: he city of Saint Francis
Sanctuary of Eremo delle carceri: ancient Franciscan place located on Mount Subasio.
Spoleto: city rich in architectural and artistic treasures.
Tastings in 4 breweries
Arrive in Perugia city of chocolate and delicious “kisses”. Visit of the historic center of the city starting from Piazza IV Novembre with the center Fontana Maggiore that overlooks the Palazzo dei Priori and the Cathedral of San Lorenzo. Visit with tasting at the craft brewery Bastian Brewer, located in the center of Perugia. Return to the end hotel accommodation, dinner and overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel, departure for Trevi, surrounded by olive trees, a charming town that preserves Roman and medieval remains, such as the mighty walls that surround the town, which give it a particularly charming atmosphere. Free time for lunch. At the end departure for Montefalco, surrounded by medieval walls. Worthy of note is the church-museum of San Francesco which represents a synthesis of the history, culture and tradition of Montefalco, inside there are frescoes by Benozzo Gozzoli, a Nativity of Perugino and some frescoes of the Umbrian school of the ‘400. Another famous characteristic of the town is the production of red wines such as the famous Sagrantino di Montefalco. Stop at the Perugini Brewery for visit and tasting. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel, departure for Assisi city symbol of peace, which identifies with one of the most beloved and revered saints in the world, San Francesco, and is at the same time a delightful medieval town full of characteristic corners and typical cuisine. Visit of the Basilica of Assisi composed of two superimposed churches and the crypt with the tomb of the Saint. In the Upper Church you can admire the cycle of the life of St. Francis, the work of the great Giotto, the Stories of the Old and the New Testament that cover the entire nave and other beautiful frescoes by Cimabue and Torriti. Free lunch. Transfer to the Sanctuary of Eremo delle Carceri, located in the dense forest of Monte Subasio. The hermitage is a sanctuary that developed around natural caves and the chapel of Santa Maria, where Saint Francis and his companions were isolated to pray. Visit to the Brewery of the Hermitage, housed in the premises of a former mattress factory, for a tasting. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel, departure for Spoleto. Visit of the historic center with the Duomo, the Rocca Albornoziana, the Diocesan Museum and the Church of Sant’Eufemia that contains the works of Bernini and Filippo Lippi, The Church of San Salvatore, an early Christian building of the highest artistic and historical value; The Monastery of San Ponziano, a charming Romanesque architecture located just outside the city, and also the Church of San Pietro, just outside the walls. Free lunch. Free lunch. In the afternoon visit with tasting at the family-run brewery Caber Beer. End of services.
The price includes: 3 nights with half board; entrance to the Basilica of Assisi; entrance to the Hermitage of the Prisons of Assisi (free offer); entrance to the Rocca di Albornoz and Museum of the Duchy of Spoleto; 4 visits with tastings in breweries; insurance.
The price does not include: personal extras; guided tours; lunches and everything not expressly indicated in the price includes.