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Three Days in Umbria - Spoleto, Assisi, Perugia, Orvieto



Savor three perfect days in Umbria on this mini-vacation from Rome featuring Spoleto, Assisi, Perugia and Orvieto. Feast on artisanal chocolate in the Etruscan town of Perugia and delectable white wine in the Umbrian hill town of Orvieto. You will enjoy a privately guided tour of magical Assisi, the hometown of St. Francis, and explore the ancient town of Spoleto.

Private vacation package includes:

  • Private transportation for transfers and tours as indicated in the itinerary
  • Services of local expert tour guide for Assisi
  • Entrance tickets to church in Assisi
  • Accommodations at a four-star hotel for two nights
  • Taxes, parking, tolls


Optional: Expert licensed tour guide for Spoleto

Day 1 - Travel to Spoleto, Overnight in Spoleto

We will make an early morning departure from Rome to make our way to Spoleto. After check-in at an elegant hotel, you will enjoy a guided stroll of ancient Spoleto, a beautiful Roman town built atop a mountain on the Flaminia Road.  Spoleto boasts many important Roman structures including its stone wall, theater and bridge. The town is also known for its 14th century fortress.  You will have the afternoon free to continuing exploring this charming city and its great churches, museums and medieval piazzas.
 
Day 2 – Guided Tour of Assisi and Perugia with Private Tour Guide, Overnight in Spoleto
 
Today a local expert tour guide for Assisi takes you on a private tour of magical Assisi, the hometown of St. Francis, patron saint of the animals. Your guided tour of Assisi, built up the steep slopes of Mount Subasio, includes the tomb and Basilica of St. Francis, famous for Giotto's brilliant frescoes depicting the saint's life. You will also travel through time through Assisi’s various historical sites, from the Temple of Minerva and Piazza del Comune, both built two millennia ago, to a 13th-century church called Chiesa di Santa Chiara. 
You will also visit the main attraction of Assisi, the Basilica, composed of two churches and a crypt housing the Saint’s tomb. You will enjoy wandering around the beautiful streets and take advantage of town’s perfect position for a fantastic view of the Umbrian valley.
You will also stop and have a short guided tour of Perugia, a beautiful Etruscan town known for its artisanal chocolate. 

Day 3 – Tour of Orvieto, Transfer back Rome

This morning you will stop and tour Orvieto, an ancient Umbrian hill town dramatically situated atop volcanic tufa rock.  The charming medieval town of Orvieto, a charming medieval has a beautiful Gothic cathedral and chapel where pilgrims and art lovers alike come to see Luca Signorelli's colorful frescoes vividly depicting the Apocalypse.  Orvieto is just as interesting below ground as it is above, with Etruscan and medieval caves, and the underground remains of an old olive press, for example. You may consider doing a guided tour of Orvieto Underground. Orvieto is also famous for its museums, ceramics, and wines (most notably the Orvieto Classico.)  After your exploration of Orvieto, we will transfer you back to your hotel in Rome.

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