Umbria and Assisi Food & Wine Tour

Stay in  a typical medieval village in an elegant hotel where you will learn the secrets of Umbrian wines and cuisine.

Eating and drinking is part of the Italian way of life. Umbria where the ancient culinary traditions have been well preserved is the perfect region to experience the Italian lifestyle. Your informative and entertaining cooking lesson will provide an intimate introduction to the cuisine of the region. Our interesting excursions from the art and history of Assisi, Montefalco and Trevi to the wines of Sagrantino Valley will showcase the best that Umbria has to offer and compliment your cooking experience.

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DAY 1 — Arrival in Umbria

Upon your arrival in Umbria you will have the chance to relax and enjoy the area at leisure.Transfers to the accommodations can be arranged from your arrival point.

DAY 2 — Cooking Class, Wine and Olive Oil Museum

Today enjoy your day in the village of Torgiano. In the morning you will have a cooking class in the fully equipped kitchen of a local restaurant to explore the many secrets of Umbrian cuisine.
After lunch your day will continue with the visit of the “Wine Museum” and the “Olive Oil Museum”. The two museums owned by the Lungarotti Foundation hold fascinating collections outlining the history of wine and olive oil making. At the end of the tour, return to your hotel.

DAY 3 — Assisi & Wine Tasting

After breakfast meet your driver for your excursion to Assisi where you will meet your local guide. You will explore the town and enjoy the views before the visit of the magnificent Basilica of St. Francis. The Middle Ages continue to reign supreme and the streets of Assisi are typical of medieval towns set on a hillside. The entire town center is enclosed within great walls used for safety in the medieval times. Following your visit to Assisi, your driver will take you to local wine estate for a visit of the cellars followed by a wine tasting of Umbrian wines. Return to your accommodation.

DAY 4 — Montefalco & Trevi

This morning your driver will meet you for your full-day excursion to Trevi and the Sagrantino wine road. You will first be taken to the medieval village of Trevi, home of the oldest olive tree in Umbria. You will have some time to wander around the charming village before being taken to visit a local oil mill for a typical Olive Oil tasting. Continue to Montefalco, known as “the balcony of Umbria”, you will have some time to walk around the charming ancient town and enjoy a quiet, relaxing lunch. Montefalco is known for its wines, and in the afternoon you will have the opportunity to drive along the Sagrantino wine road, stopping in at a local winery for a tasting of Umbrian wines. Following your wine tasting you will return to your hotel.

DAY 5 — Departure

After checking out of your hotel, meet your driver for your transfer to Rome.

Accommodations

  • Assisi or Torgiano 3 nights ( or similar)

Sightseeing

  • Visit of the Wine Museum and Olive Oil Museum in Torgiano
  • Private guided tour of Assisi
  • Full day excursion to Trevi and Montefalco

Transfers

  • Private car with English speaking drivers for excursions and tours

Meals

  • Cooking class and lunch ina typical restaurant
  • Wine tasting and visit in Torgiano winery
  • Wine tasting and visit in Montefalco winery

Services

  • Assistance from our Road to Italy office in Italy and local representative offices throughout Italy
  • Local emergency contact number

Does not include

  • Tips and gratuities
  • Porterage / luggage handling
  • Meals other than breakfast daily at hotels or as specified in inclusions list
  • Airfare(s)
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended)
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Items not explicitly specified in the inclusions list

Highlights

Cities Visited:

  • Perugia
  • Torgiano
  • Assisi
  • Montefalco
  • Trevi

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Request your Free Tour Consultation 1-800-848-8163 or 1 Minute Form Online.

For a quote on this tour please contact us 1 800 848 8163

The price is customized based on final hotel choices, travel dates, and other custom preferences.


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