Tastes of Umbria, Italy

7 Nights in Italy
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Half Board

What you can expect

Stay in the ancient town of Trevi

Trevi rises on the slopes of Monte Serano

Visit Umbria

Discover a region where food, wine, art, culture and architecture collide

The Town of Macerata

Enjoy Italian opera

About the trip

Charming medieval hill towns, vibrant cities, dense forests and mouth-watering truffles and wine extend Umbria’s appeal to just about anyone. The region also offers excellent value for money, helping you get more from your holiday for less. Join us as we experience this beautiful part of Italy!

What's included?

  • Return flights & transfers
  • Airport taxes & charges
  • Twin/double room for single use
  • Welcome drink
  • Breakfast and dinner daily with Italian wine
  • Inclusions as per itinerary
  • Tickets to OPERA Il TROVATORE (July) or OPERA DON GIOVANNI (August)
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • Fully Financially Protected

Itinerary

  • London– Rome - Trevi
  • Exploring Trevi
  • Day by the Sea
  • Free Time
  • Trevi – Macerata - Trevi
  • Trevi– Ricotta Farm in Montefalco- Trevi
  • Walking through Olive Groves & Free Day
  • 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.

If holidays for you are all about sampling delicious food, this tour is calling your name. Join 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 freshly made ricotta cheese and a series of local wines, trek through olive groves (tasting its produce along the way) and enjoy an opera in the nearby town of Macerata. Perfetto!

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DAY 2

Exploring Trevi

Today we can 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 our lunch with wine.

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

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included
DAY 3

Day by the Sea

After breakfast at the hotel, we will transfer to the seaside where we can relax and enjoy the sunshine. In the afternoon we will transfer back to our hotel in Trevi.

  • Breakfast and Dinner Included
DAY 4

Free Time

After breakfast at the hotel, today is free for you to explore Trevi independently.

The medieval centre of Trevi is a network of alleys and narrow streets still surrounded in part by the original defensive walls (built in the 13th century). The raised position of the town means it also has some exceptional views across the Umbria countryside as far as Assisi and beyond.

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DAY 5

Trevi – Macerata - Trevi

After breakfast at the hotel we can relax by the pool before an early afternoon transfer to Macerata.

Set amid green hills, Macerata is a charming provincial town with a wonderfully preserved hilltop centre, its old town is threaded through by skinny cobblestone streets lined by honey-coloured brick palazzi and it springs to life in summer for the town’s celebrated month-long opera festival.

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DAY 6

Trevi– Ricotta Farm in Montefalco- Trevi

After breakfast at the hotel, we will transfer to Montefalco and visit a traditional Ricotta farm where we will enjoy an Italian family atmosphere and see animals living in complete freedom. Later we will taste some freshly made ricotta cheese and homemade yogurt before finishing off our farm visit with Italian wine tasting. We will taste 7 different wines.

  • Breakfast and Dinner Included
DAY 7

Walking through Olive Groves & Free Day

Today we will have a guided gentle trek through the olive groves to the local family house (approx. 1.5 hours) where we will taste a Bruschetta with extra virgin olive oil produced by the family. Later we will walk back to Trevi and the afternoon is free for you to spend however you wish.

  • Breakfast and Dinner Included
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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