PATH Umbria: escorted walking holidays & guided hiking vacation

Umbria                        guided walking holiday and vacation


A guided walking holiday to travel Umbria from the mystical Assisi to the streets of Gubbio & Spoleto

Umbria Walking vacation, escorted tour to hike remote trails between Montalcino and Bevagna, from the Subasio natural park to the Trasimeno lake.

Once Tuscany's less alluring sister Umbria is Italy's "green heart" with plenty of small, intimate and easily visited hill towns like Perugia and Assisi, Orvieto and Gubbio, Todi, Spoleto and Norcia, all just a few miles from each other, making Umbria manageable and straightforward to explore.

Discover a region rich of history and Romanesque art from the Churches, Cathedrals and Abbeys in the Valle Umbra to the Sacred architecture of Spoleto including the Benedictine Spirituality and the abbeys of the Upper Tibre Valley, and in the Valnerina.
Explore well-preserved medieval hill town in the heart of Umbria that disclose amazing works of Perugino, Pintoricchio and Baglioni commissioned between Perugia and Spello; immerse yourself into the Italian lifestyle, and admire Luca Signorelli paintings from the upper Tibre Valley to Orvieto walking through harmonious landscapes, discovering underground Etruscan Orvieto and the works of Filippo Lippi in Spoleto and Benozzo Gozzoli in Montefalco.

Umbria                    walking program


An walking holiday to discover Perugia and Assisi, hiking the Subasio natural park and the trasimeno lake, visiting Amelia 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 From Perugia to Assisi
stroll Perugia undisclosed quarters and explore charming Assisi Home-town of Saint Francis, peacefully set on the slopes of the Subasio Mountain, famous all over the Christian world.

Day 4 & 6 from Spoleto to Orvieto
Walk to Spoleto, roman colony since 241 B.C., occupied and ruled by the Goths and the Longobards. Delight your sense with Orvieto' white wine and black truffle cooking some typical recipes from the local tradition with our chef Francesco.
La realtà non è solo come appare in superficie..

Day 6 & 7 from Montefalco, to Bevagna and Giano dell'Umbria
Try your luck on a truffle hunt and taste some of the finest Sagrantino wine walking from Montefalco to Bevagna, and explore the magic of Castel Rinaldi, Giano dell'Umbria and Gualdo Cattaneo with our knowledgeable guides...

Day 8 & 9 Sibillini Mountains, monte Amiata and Subasio
Enjoy the high mountain landscapes of Monti Sibillini, Monte Amiata and Alpi Apuane, while walking through glorious pastoral sceneries, the olive groves and vineyards on cypress-topped hills....

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

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

Verde Umbria

Trip details

Start/End:Perugia | Spoleto
Duration:9 Days | 8 nights
Group size:6 to 12 participants
Price: from € ask for a quote
Dates: Any day from April to November
all departures are PRIVATE
SELF GUIDED: SELF GUIDED Walking tours
also available

Trip highlights

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

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

Accommodation

Luxury accommodation is provided by a selection of 4 & 5 star luxury hotels and restored convents.
All rooms have en suite bathrooms, cost are calculated on two sharing a double room, and includes breakfast.

How to reach Umbria

  • Perugia "San Francesco d'Assisi" (airport.umbria.it) often know by its former name of Sant'Egidio, midway between Perugia (12km) and Assisi, is The Aeroporto Internazionale dell’Umbria regional airport. The next nearest airport is Florence's Amerigo Vespucci, or Peretola (aeroporto.firenze.it) is similarly small, but is convenient for Perugia and the rest of northern Umbria, Flights to Rome also require a similar 2 hour plus journey time by train or car to southern Umbria.
  • Direct trains are available from Pisa Aeroporto train station to Florence every two hours (journey approx 57 mins), along with more frequent connections that require a change at Pisa Centrale. Try also the frequent connections from Florence to Perugia, usually with a change at Terontola.

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