PATH Umbria: culinary, walking cycling holidays and vacation packages & tours in Assisi, Spoleto and Orvieto s

Umbria                         culinary, walking & cycling tours

Culinary, cycling and walking tours are the best way to travel Umbria untouched landscapes and lush winding valleys with an everchanging landscape that will never fail to amaze. Our walking and hiking vacation tours of this green hills and mountains, will let you enjoy Italy hollows and plains extended on the Tiber’s central basin. Our escorted walking packages and vacation in Italy will disclose an area of Umbria still very rich of Etruscan settlements, notably around Castiglione del Lago, where the beauty of the countryside combines with the romanticism and stillness of the lake. Along with the Trasimeno and Castiglione lakes the Cascate delle Marmore waterfalls close to Terni, feature a number of the foremost stunning in Europe. Here after a spectacular a hundred sixty five m (541 ft) drop the water dive into the Nera river making this spot the ideal place for all canoeing, kayaking, and not lovers. Still within the province of Terni, tourists wishing to discover typical Umbria shouldn't miss out on 2 very little gems connected to history and to the territory. Carsulae the ancient Roman city traversed by the important Via Flaminia, wherever vital public buildings were discovered. Here we can still admire the remains of the S. Damiano Arch, with notably stunning and engaging surroundings that can be explored on self guided walking holidays or by bike.

Umbria culinary tour

Italy culinary tour hunting delightful Umbria black truffle, savoring pecorino and goats cheese, cooking lentils of Castelluccio di Norcia

Trip details

Highlights:Explore the hills and hidden treasures of Umbria, enjoy luxury hotels and delightful food from the heart of Italy.
Dates: from April to Oct
Duration:7 Days | 6 nights
Starting:Perugia | Spoleto

Umbria walking holidays

Escorted luxury walking & culinary holiday to tour remote undiscovered Umbria trails and medieval villages from Assisi to Spello, Orvieto, Spoleto and Perugia

Trip details

Highlights:Exclusive luxury hotels, black truffle hunting & fine local wine, country walks and medieval villages of Umbria
Dates: April to Oct
Duration:7 to 12 days

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Experience a walking tour or a culinary vacation of central Italy and discover the gems that make this area of a unique beauty is the Dunarobba Fossil Forest, a rare example of a forest that existed three million years ago, with terribly healthy tree trunks set in a very lunar landscape. Its fusion of art nature, that we can find between the province of Terni and Perugia, the renasseince masterpiece, medieval towns and peaceful countryside make Umbria a region of unique charm. On of the example is Gubbio that with its cathedral, the consul palace and the ducal palace is one of the jewel of Medieval Umbria. Traditional festival like the “cerri race” in honor of the Patron Saint, and the “Palio Balestra” (a Medieval crossbow contest on horseback) attract every years many travelers wishing to immerse themself into the local tradition.
Cycling Umbria to from Perugia to Orvieto on one of our self guided biking tours we can admire the beautiful Duomo a masterpiece of Italian Gothic art with its the St. Patric well a 62-meter-deep (203 feet) feat of engineering characterized by two spiral staircases that wind around the well (yet never meet), with 248 steps down to the water to the picturesque town of Spoleto boastsing a thousand-year-old history, the essence of the Medieval and Renaissance architecture are still strongly preserved. A unique atmosphere between art and spirituality is found in Assisi where everything revolves around its most renowned citizen, St. Francis, Patron Saint of Italy. A small jewel and UNESCO World Heritage Site, offering “a series of masterpieces of man‘s creative spirit” from the Basilica, dedicated to the Saint containing his tomb, to the hermitage (Eremo delle Carceri), a few kilometers outside the town walls, where St. Francis used to retreat in prayer. Discovering Umbria with a walking self or guided vacation means exploring medieval Perugia, spread out on the slope of Umbriam hills with ts historic center rich of cultural and architectural masterpieces, featuring one of the most extensive museum collections in Italy a vibrant cultural center, that with two universities and internationally-influential expos, offers a cosmopolitan atmosphere. Luxury culinary vacation to discover the culinary tradition of Umbria traveling through Assisi, Spoleto, Orvieto, walking from Bevagna to Medieval Spello, sipping the finest wine from Montefalco and Montalcino

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