Heart Of Umbria

8 Day Walking Tour

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OVERVIEW

A walking tour of Umbria which in 8 days allows you to appreciate both the natural beauties of this area and its artistic treasures as it passes by the main centres and towns of this very special region;

this is a mystic land and a great serenity can be felt in the air, in the soft colours of the landscape: the grey of stone houses, the silvery green of olive trees, the soft powdery colour of the earth. Walking through this land means giving away to its sweet power and its magic.

DAY 1 - ARRIVAL IN PERUGIA

Arrival at the Perugia train station : metro ride ( Minimetro) directly to the centre of the town . Night at your hotel.

DAY 2 - VALFABBRICA /ASSISI - 5 HRS

Transfer from Perugia to trail start. The beginning is a bit tough then it becomes easier. Rolling hills and thick woods and an amazing arrival with a breath taking view of Assisi. Supper in your hotel which is just outside of town within walking distance of the basilica. a Refreshing dip in the pool will be welcomed at the end of a tiring day. (B)

DAY 3 - ASSISI/ASSISI - 3 HOURS .

A relaxing day. If you want to walk you can have a 3 hours loop Have a brisk departure by climbing to the Eremo delle Carceri, S. Francis peaceful retreat. At the top of the trail 500 meters from the Eremo there is a nice picnic spot with tables and benches. Otherwise just visit Assisi, which has a lot more to offer than the St Francis Basilica, although the Giotto's frescos are superb. (B)

DAY 4 - ASSISI/ SPELLO - 6 HRS

Start from your hotel and walk a trail which cuts through the Subasio park and unfolds among olive groves to reach Spello a lovely village with cobbled streets and peaceful squares. Much less touristy and quieter after the Assisi crowd. Night in a nice hotel with a view of the whole valley. (B)

DAY 5 SPELLO /SPELLO - 4 HRS

A circular walking loop from Spello to Spello visiting the Subasio mountainand the amazing hamlet of Collepino. Night at the Hotel in Spello. (B)

DAY 6 – COLLEMANCIO TO BEVAGNA - 5 HRS

A short transfer from Spello to Collemancio ( 20 minutes by car) where starts a spectacular walk to Bevagna visiting a genuine and rustic cellar of Dionigi family ( Sagrantino di Montefalco producer).Night in Bevagna at Palazzo Brunamonti. (B)

DAY 7 BEVAGNA MONTEFALCO 4,5 HRS – 14 KM

A loop in the heart of the best wine area of Umbria. After visiting Bevagna which is known for its medieval market during the month of June; walk from Bevagna to Montefalco, have lunch at the enoteca on Montefalco main square, sample some wine at one of the best wineries of the area and come back to your starting point .(B)

DAY 8 - DEPARTURE DAY

Transfer to Foligno railway station from where you can take direct trains to both Rome or Florence. (B)

PRICE ON REQUEST

his holiday is guaranteed with a minimum of two persons. The price will change should you wish to include additional sightseeing or extend your stay.

TYPICALLY INCLUDES

  • POA 7 nights accommodation sharing twin/double room
  • POA 7 nights accommodation in a single room
  • Prices: Rates are valid until 31 Dec 2011 and subject to current rates of exchange

Prices are for private arrangements and are per person based on two people travelling together and sharing a room.

Your holiday inclusions:

  • 7 nights Bed & breakfast accommodation at selected hotels/inns
  • Transfers as detailed in the Walking programme
  • Luggage transfer at each change of lodging
  • Detailed road book and maps

HEART OF UMBRIA - 8 DAYS SELF GUIDED WALKING TOUR
WALKING HOLIDAY IN UMBRIA AREA (CODE: SIR)

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