Home > Travel & Tours > Truffle*Icious Cultural*Food*Wine*Cooking* tour ~ Umbria Italy! MAY 19-27, 2020

May 19-26, 2020
Limited to just 12 guests

Umbria is the 'Green Heart' of Italy

The landscape is amazing, with beautiful hills, mountains and medieval villages..
Perugia (the capital), Assisi, Gubbio, Bevagna, Orvieto..

It is also well known for its cuisine, that is a cuisine from the land.... Think about ...

~the black truffle! especially in Gubbio and Orvieto area,
~the red wine, in Umbertide and Montefalco area;
~extra virgin olive oil and beans in Foligno area.
Don’t forget the charcuterie and wild meat
in almost all the dishes

Come to discover Umbria!

Be sure to bring an extra suitcase, a generous appetite and a spirit for adventure!

~ THE SCOOP ~
May 19-27, 2020

Tuesday May 19th: Roma Fiumicino Airport/Foligno

1. Private van transfer from Roma Fiumicino Airport to the hotel in Foligno, times to be determined.

2. PM Check in at Hotel Relais Metelli and free time.

3. 08:00 PM Dinner at Restaurant Gus Foligno. www.gusbottegaalimentare.it/

4. Overnight at Hotel Relais Metelli – Foligno. www.relaismetelli.com

Wednesday May 20th: Foligno/Perugia/Bevagna/Foligno

1. Breakfast at Hotel Relais Metelli.

2. 08:45 AM Transfer from Foligno to Perugia (driving time approx. 40 mins.).

3. 09:30 AM Guided tour of Perugia.

4. Free time and lunch on your own in Perugia.

5. 02:30 PM Transfer to the hotel.

6. 06:00 PM Transfer from Foligno to Bevagna (driving time approx. 15 mins.).

7. Free time in Bevagna.

8. 08:00 PM Dinner at Restaurant delle Mura – Bevagna.

9. Overnight at Hotel Relais Metelli.

Thursday May 21st: Foligno

1. Breakfast at Hotel Relais Metelli.

2. 10:30 AM Transfer from the hotel to the olive oil company (driving time approx. 20 mins.).

3. 11:00 AM Visit and tasting lunch at Frantoio Petesse (olive oil producer). www.frantoiopetesse.it

4. 02:00 AM Transfer to the hotel.

5. Free afternoon in Foligno.

6. Dinner on your own in Foligno.

7. Overnight at Hotel Relais Metelli.

Friday May 22nd: Foligno/Assisi/Gubbio

1. Breakfast at Hotel Relais Metelli.

2. 09:30 AM Luggage collection and check out.

3. 10:00 AM Transfer from Foligno to Assisi (driving time approx. 30 mins.).

4. Free morning and lunch on your own in Assisi.

5. 02:30 PM Transfer from Assisi to Gubbio (driving time approx. 1 hr).

6. 03:30 PM Check in at Park Hotel Ai Cappuccini.

7. Free time at the hotel or in Gubbio.

8. 08:00 PM Dinner at Restaurant Taverna del Lupo – Gubbio. www.tavernadellupo.it

9. Overnight at Park Hotel Ai Cappuccini – Gubbio. www.parkhotelaicappuccini.it

Saturday May 23rd: Gubbio/Gualdo Tadino/Gubbio

1. Breakfast at Park Hotel Ai Cappuccini.

2. Visit at Caseificio Trinei (cheese farm) – Gualdo Tadino.

3. 10:00 AM Visit the production and the store.

4. 12:00 AM Transfer to the farm and tasting lunch with the producer.

5. 03:00 PM Transfer back to the hotel.

6. Free time, relaxing at the hotel or walking in Gubbio.

7. Dinner on your own in Gubbio.

8. Overnight at the Park Hotel Ai Cappuccini.

Sunday May 24th: Gubbio/Umbertide/Gubbio

1. Breakfast at Park Hotel Ai Cappuccini.

2. 10:15 AM Transfer from Gubbio to Umbertide (driving time approx. 40 mins.).

3. 11:00 AM Visit and tasting lunch at Blasi Winery (wine producer). www.cantineblasi.it

4. 02:00 PM Transfer to the hotel.

5. 03:00 PM Cooking class.

A professional chef will work with your group and you will be responsible for preparing a traditional Umbria meal. The chef and his team will assist you in the preparation of the dishes. At dinner you will enjoy what you have cooked.

6. 08:00 PM Cooking class dinner at Nicolao Restaurant at the hotel.

7. Overnight at Park Hotel Ai Cappuccini.

Monday May 25th: Gubbio/Orvieto/Roma

1. Breakfast at Park Hotel Ai Cappuccini.

2. 09:00 AM Luggage collection and check out.

3. 09:30 AM Transfer from Gubbio to Orvieto (driving time approx. 1 hr. 30 mins.).

4. Free morning and lunch on your own in Orvieto.

5. 02:30 Transfer from Orvieto to Roma (driving time approx. 1 hr. 30 mins.).

6. 04:00 PM Check in at Hotel Mozart in Roma.

7. Free afternoon and dinner on your own in Roma.

8. Overnight at Hotel Mozart – Roma. www.hotelmozart.com

Tuesday May 26th: Roma

1. Breakfast at Hotel Mozart.

2. 09:00 AM Guided tour of Roma.

3. Free time and lunch on your own in Roma.

4. Free afternoon in Roma.

5. 08:00 PM Group dinner at Hosteria Antico Lotto – Roma.

6. Overnight at Hotel Mozart.

Wednesday May 27th: Roma/Roma Fiumicino Airport

1. Breakfast at the Hotel Mozart.

2. AM Transfer to Roma Fiumicino Airport, times to be determined.

SERVICES INCLUDED

v Attavola Staff

Dedicated concierge service, for the whole trip for any need and support.

v Transportation

Private transfer from Roma Fiumicino Airport on May 19th back to Roma Fiumicino Airport on May 27th, 2020. Transportation for the whole trip, including parking, gas and tolls.

v Accommodation

4 stars hotels reservation, including custom luggage service in and out.

- At the check in you will find your luggage delivered directly in your room.

- At the check out your luggage will be collected in the bus.

v Meals

8 meals, between lunches and dinners:

· 4 meals at typical restaurants, representative of the region.

· 3 tasting lunches with artisan producers:

- Wine producer

Visit, explanation of the winery and tasting lunch.

- Cheese producer

Visit, explanation of the farm and tasting lunch.

- Olive oil producer

Visit, explanation of the company and tasting lunch.

· Half day dedicated on the cooking class with dinner.

For each meal covered by Attavola:

- You will have 3 or 4 courses, beverages (water and wine) included.

- We pick personally the menus and wine pairing.

v Guided tours

2 Guided tours with English speaking tour guide:

· Perugia

· Roma

PRICE

Dollars 5.200 per person.The price includes:Transfers from Roma Fiumicino Airport back to Roma Fiumicino Airport. The van will leave the airport when the entire group arrived, one ride; the van will leaves the hotel with the earliest departure, one ride. Transfer by private van for the whole tour. All the hotels are **** stars located in the most beautiful locations. Inclusive in the trip are three lunches and five dinners. In particular you will visit traditional restaurants where you will sample typical dishes of the region and meet local food/wine producers. English speaking guides are at your disposal for walking tours in all the principal places. During all tours English/Italian speaking staff will support you for any requests. All the guests will receive the “Attavola bag” with a welcome letter, the itinerary, all the information about the producers and the cities that you will visit during the tour, food suggestions that you can consult during your free time and a questionnaire to evaluate the trip.
Our intention is to make your trip an unforgettable experience with sightseeing stops, lunches/dinners and visits to producers. In short, we are offering you an exclusive culinary view of Italy that you wouldn't get on most tours!

The price does not include: Airfare, personal expenses, entrance to museums, transfer during your free time and anything not expressly mentioned under "The price includes"

Click here to contact us about our special airfare rates and booking this culinary trip of a lifetime!