PATH Umbria: culinary holidays, cooking and tasting food & wine in Italy

Umbria                        guided culinary holidays and vacation

A culinary holiday in Umbria, truffle hunting and tasting Sagrantino wine, cooking from Gubbio to Spoleto

Umbria food & wine walking vacation, to explore the culinary heritage of Umbria, between black truffle from Norcia and strengozzi del Trasimeno.

Discover the land of Saints on a luxury culinary holiday, between Black truffle, and some of the country's finest cathedrals, savor hams and goats cheeses in the shade of Orvieto's duomo, admire frescoes by Giotto in the Assisi's Basilica and talk to the people beyond the finest wine from Montefalco.

A culinary vacation to explore food & wine of Umbria combining wine, art, culture and architecture, mystical walks and old recipes from the local tradition.

Umbria                    culinary program

A luxury cooking holiday to discover Perugia and Assisi, the taste of Cinghiale ham with white truffle, the beauty of trasimeno lake, and the torgiano riserva docg, the wineries of Montefalco and Bevagna, tasting fine wine in Montefalco, cooking the Fagiolina del Trasimeno in Cascia, savoring Lentils from Castelluccio, touring Castiglion del Lago and Città della Pieve after truffle hunting in Norcia

Day 1 & 2 Perugia & Assisi Learn how to cook Panzanella, classic Umbrian recipe and explore Perugia undisclosed quarters and charming Assisi, Home-town of Saint Francis, peacefully set on the slopes of the Subasio Mountain, famous all over the Christian world

Day 3 & 4 Bevagna, Montefalco and Giano dell'Umbria
Try your luck on a truffle hunt and make "spaghetti alla norcina", sipping some of the finest Sagrantino wine, and enjoy a digestive country walk on the slope of Subasio natural reserve.

Day 5 & 6 from Spoleto to Orvieto
Cook the local strangozzi and learn how to make the pan nociato, stroll the center of Spoleto, roman colony since 241 B.C., occupied and ruled by the Goths and the Longobards. Delight your sense with Orvieto' white wine while cooking some typical recipes from the local tradition with our chef Francesco. Explore well-preserved medieval hill top towns in the heart of Umbria that disclose amazing works of art from Perugino to Baglioni and Pintoricchio, after cooking authentic Umbrian soup with the lenticchie di Castelluccio.

I luoghi dell'anima

Day 10 Departure -
depart or stay for more and add extra days to this wonderful adventure holiday in Umbria

Wines from Umbria

Assisi Doc
vineyards on soil with good exposition mostly found on hills between 180/350 mt height
Colli Altotiberini DOC
Colli Amerini DOC
Colli del Trasimeno DOC
Colli Martani DOC
Colli Perugini DOC
Lago di Corbara DOC
Montefalco DOC
Orvieto DOC
Rosso orvietano DOC
Sagrantino di Montefalco Docg
Torgiano DOC
Torgiano Riserva Docg

Typical produce of Umbria

Only some of the stuff unique of Umbria that will make this trip unique and unforgettable...
Farro di Monteleone di Spoleto DOP
Tartufo nero di Norcia ( tartufo nero pregiato a tuber melanosporum )
Patata Rossa di Colfiorito
Sedano Nero di Trevi
Prosciutto di Norcia DOP
Olio extravergine d'oliva DOP di Trevi
Roveja di Civita di Cascia
Fagiolina del Lago Trasimeno
Pecorino di Norcia e della Valnerina

Please enquire for a detailed tour program or to tailor made your itinerary and inclusion.


Trip details

Start/End:Perugia | Spoleto
Duration:7 Days | 6 nights
Group size:min 4 pax
Price: from € ask for a quote
Dates: Any day from April to November
all departures are PRIVATE
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Trip highlights

  • Orvieto Duomo and white wine
  • Assisi mystical St. Francesco forest
  • Monte Subasio trails
  • Sagrantino di Montefalco wine
  • Black truffle from Norcia

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This trip includes

  • luxury accommodation & breakfast
  • most dinner with wine
  • food and wine tasting of Umbria delights
  • hands on cooking classes
  • guided service & van suppor
  • cultural & country walks

Not included

  • Flights & insurance
  • Everything not mentioned on the included list above

Wines from Umbria we like most

  • Umbria Bianco IGT - Cervaro della Sala - Antinori - Annata 2009
  • Montefalco Rosso DOC Riserva - Fattoria Colle Allodole - Annata 2008
  • Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG - Campo alla Cerqua - Tabarrini - Annata 2007
  • Orvieto DOC Classico Superiore - Il Bianco - Decugnano dei Barbi - 2010
  • Orvieto DOC Classico Superiore - Campo del Guardiano - Palazzone - Annata 2009
  • Torgiano DOC Rosso - Vigna Monticchio Riserva - Lungarotti - Annata 2006
  • Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG - Collepiano - Arnaldo Caprai - Annata 2008

Umbria typical delights to die for

  • Tozzetti
    Almond pastries. Ingredients: almonds, sugar, eggs, margarine, flour, Vin Santo liqueur, baking powder. Method: the ingredients are mixed by...
  • Bringoli
    Bringoli (called bringoli or brigonzoli in Lisciano Niccone and biche in Fabro) are thick spaghetti, made by hand with soft wheat flour and water...
  • Castagnole
    Castagnole are small fried dumplings soaked in alchermes liqueur or sprinkled with honey or sugar.
  • Pici
    Pici is very common in municipalities of Castiglione del Lago, Panicale and Città di Castello where it is known...
  • Torcolo of St. costanzo
    This is a ring-shaped cake, typical of the Perugia area. It is cut to look like a pentagon which...

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