Flavour of Umbria and Tuscany Escorted Tour, Rome

From EUR €703.00
  • Duration: 5 Days (approx.)
  • Location: Roma
  • Product code: Tour-Umbria-Tuscany-from-Rome

Treasures and Flavors of Umbria and Tuscany Escorted Tour -From Rome, 5 Days/4 Nights

Escorted tour visiting the small art cities and the places of taste of Umbria and Tuscany. A tour that combines the cultural visits of some of the most beautiful treasures of this part of Italy, with a rich program of tasting of wine and oil in some of the most suggestive locations of these regions. You will also have the opportunity to experience picking truffles in Umbria, followed by a delicious lunch based on typical products.

**SMALL GROUP TOUR – max 25 pax**

GUARANTEED DEPARTURES (minimum 2 passengers are required to operate the tour)

Basic info

Lenght: 5 days/4 nights
Available: Departure from Rome from 1st April to 21st October on Sundays
April: 8 – 22
May: 6 – 20
June: 10 - 24
July: 8 – 22
August: 12 – 26
September: 9 – 23
October: 7 - 21
Departure time: h. 7,30am
Pick- up from Hotel: h. 6,30/7,00am. Hotel pickup is only available from centrally located Rome hotels. If you wish to arrange hotel pick-up, please send us name of your hotel
Available in the following languages: English – Spanish - French
Stops: from Rome-Orvieto- Todi -Assisi- Spello-Montefalco -Bevagna- Carapace- Trevi- Deruta – Cortona- Monte San Savino – Siena – San Gimignano – Montepulciano – Pienza -Roma

Itinerary

  • Day 1 ROMA - ORVIETO - TODI - ASSISI
  • Day 2 ASSISI-SPELLO- MONTEFALCO-BEVAGNA - CARAPACE-ASSISI
  • Day 3 ASSISI -TREVI- ASSISI
  • Day 4 ASSISI- DERUTA - CORTONA-MONTE SAN SAVINO -SIENA
  • Day 5 SIENA- SAN GIMIGNANO - MONTEPULCIANO - PIENZA -ROME

OUR SELECTED 4 stars HOTELS

in Assisi Hotel Fontebella 4* or similar

in Siena Hotel Montaperti 4* or similar

Price includes

  • Accommodation in 4* hotels centrally located
  • 4 buffet breakfast
  • 3 dinners ( including drinks )
  • 4 Wine tastings or lunch with local products (drinks included)
  • Transportation by de luxe motor coach
  • Professional assistant during the excursions
  • Pick-up service in Rome from centrally located hotels

Price does not include

  • City Tax to be paid directly at the hotel
  • Drinks

Only one bag per person allowed (any size) plus one hand luggage

Prices are in single, double, triple and 1 child* with 2 adults (6 – 12 Y.O.)
*Not available for children from 0 up to 5 YO

ADDED SERVICES

Extra nights: Possibility to add extra nights at the beginning and/or at the end of the tour; rates are on request 

Departure transfer: Possibility to organize the departure transfers; rates are on request or 

available on our online booking website. 


More info


Day 1 – Sunday: ROMA - ORVIETO - TODI - ASSISI

8.00 am meeting point at the Gartour’s (City tour) sightseeing office or pickup at the hotel from 7.30am to 7.45am. Meet your multilingual tour leader and start a delightful trip through the rolling hills of the Roman & Umbrian countryside. Will reach the hilltop town of ORVIETO a city withsig nificant cultural heritage, fascinating traditions and an exciting life-style. There are numerous monuments and attractions in Orvieto, the main sights and symbols of the city are: the Duomo the well of St. Patrick and other important medieval and Etruscan attractions like the Necropolis and Temple of Belvedere. Proceed to TODI, Todi, one of the most beautiful views is certainly that of Piazza del Popolo, here you can admire the complex of the Palazzo Comunale, the Lapidarium Museum, the Civic Art Gallery and the Roman Etruscan Museum, free time for lunch. The tour continues to ASSISI arrival at about 03pm. You will visit the mystic town of Saint Francis still surrounded by ancient walls. Visit the Basilica of Saint Francis with its early Renaissance masterpieces by Giotto and Cimabue. Dinner and overnight at the hotel included : water/glass of wine or soft drink.(Dinner included)


Day 2 – Monday: ASSISI-SPELLO- MONTEFALCO-BEVAGNA - CARAPACE-ASSISI

After breakfast at the hotel, departure at 09.00 to SPELLO an ancient small village surrounded by the original Roman wall on the slopes of Mt. Subasio. The compact town with stone buildings shoulder to shoulder has more than 25 churches. The Church of Santa Maria Maggiore has a famous Cappella Baglioni with a ceramic Deruta floor and frescoes by Pinturicchio. On to MONTEFALCO which is on an outcrop overlooking the valleys of the Topino and the Clitunno River, there are sweeping views across the Colli Martani DOC wine region earning Montefalco the name “Balcony of Umbria.” Visit of about 1 hour.

Proceed to BEVAGNA, Entering the town through Foligno Gate you immediately have a good view of the Roman and medieval walls, which are fairly well preserved and include towers of various shapes, mostly square but also round and polygonal 1 hour visit followed by a lunch in a typical Restaurant Redibis or similar including water/glass of wine or soft drink. At about 3 pm departure to CARAPACE for a Wine tasting with snacks, back to the hotel at about 5pm.

Overnight at the hotel Fontebella in Assisi. (Breakfast and Lunch included) 


Day 3 – Tuesday: ASSISI -TREVI- ASSISI

After breakfast at the hotel, departure at 09.00 to TREVI. Trevi is a small town on a hillside in the heart of the Umbria region, and is rich in history and art. Trevi was originally a province of thenPapal States, but as in other cities in Umbria political power was actually exercised by a smallnnumber of noble families and it was these families that gave much of the artistic and culturalnheritage to the town we see today. The visit of the city will be followed by a TRUFFLE HUNTING, Truffles are an integral part of Umbria’s cuisine, and truffle hunting is an integral part of its culture. It’s a beautiful and simple way of life – the mountains, the truffle hunter, the dogs, the forest, a small pick and a leather bag full of truffles.. Light lunch including /glass of wine or soft drink. At 14,30 departure for a visit to a Olive Oil Farm with a Oil tasting. Dinner and overnight at the hotel Fontebella in Assisi included : water/glass of wine or soft drink (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)


Day 4 - Wednesday : ASSISI- DERUTA - CORTONA-MONTE SAN SAVINO -SIENA

After breakfast at the hotel, departure at 09.00 to DERUTA famous worldwide for it's ceramics for over 300 years, and to Umbria , will make a I visit the factory Ceramiche Domiziani, on to CORTONA one of the top places to visit in the Province of Arezzo. It offers Medieval alleyways, Renaissance art, good wine and wonderful views. It was the birthplace of artists Fra Angelico; Luca Signorelli and Pietro da Cortona. Proceed to MONTE SAN SAVINO where you’ll enjoy a good lunch in a cellar followed by a visit to a Vineyard. The tour will proceed to SIENA, where you will enjoy a visit of the old city centre. You will be walking along the medieval streets admiring splendid palaces. The sightseeing tour will end in the Piazza del Campo. This is one of the most beautiful squares in the world and site of the famous 600 years old horse-race, called “Il Palio”. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Siena (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) 


Day 5 - Thursday : SIENA- SAN GIMIGNANO - MONTEPULCIANO - PIENZA -ROME

After breakfast at the hotel, departure to SAN GIMIGNANO, a tiny city that has remained intact through the centuries; situated on a hilltop and famous for its numerous towers, frescoes and other art treasures. Proceed to MONTEPULCIANO, an ancient village rich of medieval and Renaissance buildings, famous for producing one of the oldest wines of Italy, the “Nobile di Montepulciano”. You will stop for a visit to a wine cellar and experience a tasting of wines and local products like ham, cheese, and salami, will continue our trip to PIENZA, the Renaissance town built under Pope Pius II and alsowell-known for its pecorino cheese. Back to Rome where we will arrive at about 18,00. End of the tour (Breakfast and Lunch included)

Confirmation of reservation

Upon reservation and payment you will receive a first e-mail followed by a second one with train tickets and voucher/s of reservation and all necessary information (times, contact numbers, type of service, meeting points, etc). You will have to print the voucher and show it on the day of your tour.

Please note: If you do not receive the email with the voucher of reservation attached you need to contact our office to get it. Otherwise you will not have the necessary information for the day of the tour and you will risk to show up in the wrong place or wrong time and miss the tour.

Tours are confirmed at time of booking

If confirmation is not received, please contact our main office in Rome calling +39.06.47825706 - +39.06.47882485 or sending an e-mail to info@argiletumtour.com for further assistance. Our staff in Rome is at your disposal. Our office is open from Monday to Friday, from 9,30am to 6,30pm. Beyond office hours our mobile phone number 0039.3486540845 is available and you can contact us in case of urgent need

Additional information

- We would reccomend that you wear comfortable clothes, and we remind you that entrance into churches requires appropriate attire (no shorts, miniskirts or uncovered shoulders)