Trails & Truffles

7 Nights in Italy
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Solos Board

What you can expect

Food & Walking!

A holiday combining walking and food!

Medieval Trevi

A guided tour of beautiful Trevi

Truffle Hunting

Umbrian Woodland truffle hunting with specialist dogs

About the trip

A fabulous walking holiday with a foodie twist! Come join us as we explore Umbria, a region renowned for its medieval hill top towns, dense forests and famous cuisine (in particular its prized truffles and wine). We can look forward to a range of foodie themed activities plus 4 included walks (one of which is a truffle hunting walk) that showcases the best of this beautiful region – Buon Appetito!

Grade: Easy to Medium

What's included?

  • Return flights & transfers
  • Airport taxes & charges
  • Twin/Double room for sole use
  • Welcome drink
  • Solos Board
  • 4 walks ( 3 guided and 1 walk including demonstration of truffle hunting)
  • 1 cooking class
  • Guided tour of Trevi
  • Visit to a winery
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • Fully Financially Protected

Itinerary

  • Arrival Day
  • Montefalco Winery Visit
  • Trevi
  • Day at Leisure
  • Truffle hunting
  • Medieval Trails
  • Monte Subasio
  • Departure Day

Extras

  • Insurance click here

What you’ll be doing

DAY 1

Arrival Day

Walking and gastronomy are the perfect partners and make for an ideal combination for a memorable and active holiday. We can look forward to exploring the local area on four included walks and each evening we can dine in the hotel’s gourmet restaurant “La Prepositura” where we savour 4 courses showcasing the best of Italian cuisine, each accompanied by a different red or white wine, both local and national to ensure we get the true taste of Italy!

After checking into our hotel enjoy a welcome drink of prosecco accompanied by traditional Italian bruschetta with the hotel’s homemade Extra Virgin Olive Oil where we can get to know our fellow travellers.

  • Dinner Included
DAY 2

Montefalco Winery Visit

Our walk starts in the centre of Montefalco, where we visit a winery for some wine tasting sessions plus the opportunity to savour local produce such as prosciutto, cheese and bruschetta. From here we walk through vineyards and rolling countryside until we reach Scacciadiavoli Cantina.

Walking Distance: Approx. 10 km

  • Breakfast & Dinner Included
DAY 3

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.

  • Breakfast, lunch & Dinner Included
DAY 4

Day at Leisure

A well-earned day at leisure why not further explore Trevi’s local culture, surrounding countryside and quaint craft shops.

  • Breakfast and Dinner Included
DAY 5

Truffle Hunting

Our walk has wonderful foodie twist! We can look forward to truffle hunting in the Umbrian woodland in the company of a local expert and their specialist truffle hunting dogs. After, we enjoy a light lunch and truffle tasting at a local farm shop where perhaps we can sample our finds!

Walking Distance: 14 km

  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner Included

 

DAY 6

Medieval Trails

Our wonderful guided walk today is along the medieval aqueduct to the Castle at Pissignano di Campello. We can stop in the castle for refreshments and a good look around this typical example of a hill castle.

Walking Distance: Approx. 3 hours walking

  • Breakfast and Dinner Included

 

DAY 7

Monte Subasio

Today is our final walk where we begin in Monte Subasio and continue along the beautiful Roman aqueduct of Spello, where we pause for lunch (not included). We continue on through gentle woodland trails to the small village of Pale to finish.

Walking Distance: Approx. 15 km

  • Breakfast and Dinner Included
DAY 8

Departure Day

It’s time to say “Arrivederci”! After transferring to the airport, we will board 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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