Special day trips including wine tour and truffle hunting in a farm
Day 1 Arrival in Assisi
Arrival in Assisi and check in at your hotel. You will have free time to explore the area on yourself.
NO MEALS INCLUDED ON DAY 1
Day 2 Special day – Truffle hunting and cooking class
Today one of our special excursions. Our driver will pick you up at your accommodation and drive you at the farm. Our truffle hunting tours will take you to hunt this famous local product of Umbria. Our truffle hunter will show you how to find truffles walking through the woods, how to use them in the best way, giving all the secrets, and furthermore how to cook and enjoy them. At the end of our walking we will go back to the farm where we will make home made pasta – tagliatelle – to get dressed with your truffle. We will also see and practice how to make home made cheese and then of course we will taste everything for lunch. Our lunch will take place in the farm and we will get local food, mainly produced in the farm itself.
MEAL INCLUDED: BREAKFAST, LUNCH
Day 3 Assisi and Perugia tour
After breakfast your guide will meet you at your hotel for the tour of Assisi. There are no words to describe the beauty of this place. With our local guide we will discover the famous Basilica of Saint Francis and other typical places of the city. After free time for lunch transfer to Perugia. With your guide you will have the tour the capitol of Umbria. It is a town founded centuries ago which still preserves old Etruscan gates and city walls. On its central square you will get lost in the symbolism of the Fontana Maggiore and then you will have a nice walk on the city old aqueduct. Return at your hotel late afternoon.
MEALS INCLUDED: BREAKFAST
Day 4 Full day wine tour along the Sagrantino’s way
This day is dedicate to the wine. You will visit 3 wineries of Sagrantino area (Bevagna and Montefalco). Discover the secrets of an original grapevine brought to Umbria from Asia by Franciscan friars. Cultivated exclusively in this small part of Umbria, it was awarded the DOCG denomination in 1992. Experts will guide you through the tasting of some of the best wines and cultivar in the world at the best wineries and cellars.
For the lunch (not included) you will stop in Bevagna.
MEAL INCLUDED: BREAKFAST
Day 5 End of tour
Breakfast in hotel. This morning you will have free time to go around and buy souvenir from Umbria.
MEAL INCLUDED: BREAKFAST