Discover Umbria, Italy

7 Nights in Italy
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Half Board

What you can expect

Trevi

Stay in the ancient town of Trevi

Visit Assisi - birthplace of St. Francis, one of Italy’s patron saints

Visit Assisi - birthplace of St. Francis, one of Italy’s patron saints

Umbria

Explore “secret” villages of Umbria

About the trip

If holidays for you are all about sampling delicious food, this tour is calling your name. Join other fellow foodies for a week of complete indulgence in Umbria, the green heart of Italy and an undiscovered gem. Based in the beautiful, medieval hilltop town of Trevi, here we’ll take an Italian cooking course, taste a series of local wines, trek through “secret” local villages and enjoy truffle hunting. Perfetto!

What's included?

  • Return flights & transfers
  • Airport taxes & charges
  • Twin/double room for single use
  • Welcome drink
  • Breakfast and dinner including wines with dinner
  • Inclusions as per itinerary
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • Fully Financially Protected

Itinerary

  • London – Rome – Trevi
  • Exploring Trevi
  • Exploring "Secret" Villages of Umbria
  • Free Time
  • Truffle Hunting
  • Trevi – Wine Tasting Experience in Montefalco - Trevi
  • Trevi– Assisi - Trevi
  • Trevi – Rome Airport - London

Extras

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What you’ll be doing

DAY 1

London – Rome – Trevi

Welcome to incredible Italy! Upon arrival at Rome International Airport, we will proceed through immigration, collect our luggage and transfer to our hotel in Trevi.

After checking into our hotel, we will enjoy a welcome Solos drink of prosecco accompanied by traditional Italian bruschetta with the hotel’s vey own, homemade Extra Virgin Olive Oil and get to know your fellow travellers.

 

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DAY 2

Exploring Trevi

Today we will enjoy a guided tour of the beautiful, medieval town of Trevi where we learn more about its long and fascinating history. After, we don our aprons and take part in a 2-hour cooking class where we will learn to make traditional Italian meals, which we can tuck into for lunch accompanied with wine.

The rest of the day is free for you to explore Trevi as you wish.

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included
DAY 3

Exploring "Secret" Villages of Umbria

After breakfast at the hotel, we will transfer to the Pettino Mountain where we explore a magical secret village and do a gentle guided trek whilst admiring stunning views. Later we will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant located inside a traditional mountain rifugio (also known as a mountain cabin) where we will sample a typical Umbrian meal.

Our next stop is the “secret village” of Marcellano where we will see a scene from the nativity Presepe Vivente, the oldest tradition of nativity representation in Umbria!

In the afternoon we will transfer back to our hotel in Trevi.

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included
DAY 4

Free Time

After breakfast at the hotel, the day is free for you to explore Trevi as you wish. Perhaps explore the medieval streets and artisan shops.

  • Breakfast and Dinner Included

 

DAY 5

Truffle Hunting

Today we will do a gentle guided trek to a local Truffle farm in Trevi and experience truffle hunting. After, we enjoy a light lunch and truffle tasting at a local farm shop where perhaps we can sample our finds!

Later we will walk back to Trevi and the afternoon is free for you to spend however you wish.

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included
DAY 6

Trevi – Wine Tasting Experience in Montefalco - Trevi

After breakfast at the hotel, we will transfer to Umbria’s medieval hill town of Montefalco. Known as “the balcony of Umbria” because of its lofty position and views over the fertile plain below, the town keeps itself busy as the center of the Sagrantino wine zone.

Later we will taste 5 different wines accompanied by a light lunch typical to this area.

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included
DAY 7

Trevi– Assisi - Trevi

After breakfast we head to Assisi where we will have all day to explore this beautiful town as you wish.

The most famous and probably most impressive attraction in Assisi is the Basilica of St. Francis. It’s also literally the biggest thing in the area – so grand you can see it for miles around, it’s the jewel in Assisi’s crown.

 

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DAY 8

Trevi – Rome Airport - London

After breakfast at the hotel, we will transfer to Rome for our flight home.

  • Breakfast Included

Accommodation

Hotel Antica Dimora Alla Rocca 4*

Dating all the way back to the 1650s, our historical hotel oozes elegance, antiquity and style. Sitting atop the medieval hilltop town of Trevi, it’s also a short drive from Assisi.

Facilities Include

All the hotel rooms have private bathrooms with a bathtub or shower, air-conditioning, mini bar, satellite TV, telephone and Wi-Fi.

Room Includes

This hotel has a small, outdoor swimming pool with sun terrace and free Wi-Fi throughout. Each evening we can dine in the hotel’s gourmet restaurant savouring four courses showcasing the best of Italian cuisine, each accompanied by a different red or white wine.

Frequently Asked Questions

Average Temperatures

Month(s) Highest temperature Lowest temperature
January 9 °C 1 °C
February 11 °C 2 °C
March 14 °C 4 °C
April 18 °C 6 °C
May 23 °C 10 °C
June 27 °C 14 °C
July - August 30 °C 16 °C
September 26 °C 13 °C
October 20 °C 10 °C
November 14 °C 5 °C
December 9 °C 2 °C

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