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Umbria Tour

Where will you be staying?
Umbria Tour members will be accommodated at:
umbria hotel 1 1. HOTEL COLLE DELLA TRINITA' -located just a few minutes from downtown PERUGIA—this 4-Star hotel offers all the modern conveniences of home: rooms with en-suite bathrooms and balconies, air conditioning, internet access, separate wardrobes, color TVs, direct-call phones, hairdryers, gym, sauna, and beauty treatments. Situated on one of the most panoramic hills of the region, one can enjoy being immersed in greenery (intact and protected), while at the same time, insure a suggestive and relaxing atmosphere perfect for piece-of-mind. More information can be found on their web-site.

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umbria hotel 2 2. HOTEL RELAIS DELL’OLMO – located just 3.5 miles from downtown PERUGIA—this 4-Star deluxe hotel welcomes you to Umbria with hospitality and courtesy. It is perfect for conventions, moments of relaxation, or just pleasant holidays. Its’ tactical location makes it very appealing to reach such historically renowned and heavily visited cities as Assisi, Todi, Spoleto, and Cortona. The 32 rooms come equipped with Satellite TV, internet connection, air conditioning, pool, spa, and gym. More information can be found by visiting their web-site.

What is the mode of transportation in Umbria?
Relative to the logistical needs of the tour, vacationers will be treated to either of the following modes of transportation:
• Chauffeured Mini-bus (16 seats + baggage)
• FORD Transit COMBI 100 (9 seats + baggage)

What does the Umbria tour include:
Umbria Hotel accommodations (double rooms), breakfast, lunch, dinner as highlighted in the tour itinerary, transportation throughout the entire trip (including to/from Rome airport), non-alcoholic drinks, tour guides, and any tickets required to enter museums, wineries, massage parlors, and any other facilities and services as indicated in the proposed itinerary.

What is NOT included in the Umbria tour:
Airfare, elective’s offered throughout the vacation period, any phone calls made while on trip, tips, laundry, hotel bar, extra messages and treatments not offered in the standard package of the masseuse parlors, as well as any other facilities and services not specified in the proposed itinerary.


umbria tour day 1

perugia italyArrival at Rome Airport and hotel transfer
Relaxation
Dinner in downtown PERUGIA & tour briefing (7:30 PM)
Lodging


You arrive in fabulous Umbria after and long and arduous trip across the Atlantic. We’d prefer that you rest and charge your battery for the week that lies ahead; and have; therefore, dedicated the rest of the day to relaxing and getting you acquainted with PERUGIA -- your host city in Umbria:

 

 

Umbria Tour Elective(s):
Bike tours-10:00am-1:00pm-(min. 4 people) -$89/person- Feel the Umbrian wind blow through your hair as you enjoy biking in one of Italy’s most enchanting cities. You will be free to choose your pace and your route up to a maximum 3 hours. For your safety, a minibus will accompany the group to offer assistance.
Italian Cooking Classes (Lunch)-10:00am-1:00pm-(min. 8 people)-$169/person- Experience exactly what the entire world has been craving about for centuries. In association with the Peccati di Gola school, Mrs. Spagnoli opens the doors to her own home and her own creative recipe book in order for you to truly taste la Dolce Vita! Note, this cooking class is set in an authentic, Italian home…lunch will be served with the host’s family.
Golf-3:00pm-6:00pm-$109/person- Golf Club Perugia opens its’ doors and welcomes you to enjoy 9 holes of golf in perhaps the most prestigious country club in all of Italy. Green fees, practice fees, club rental fees, 9 golf balls, and a golf cart are all included for you vacationing convenience. This option is only available from the May through September time period due to daylight savings time.
Ceramic Classes-3:00pm-7:00pm-(min. 4 people)-$99/person- Learn the art of ceramics from the school of Arte Ceramica Romano Ranieri di Deruta. Maestro of Art, Romano Ranieri, humbly shows you how to master this art as he brings a long tradition that has spanned over 50 years to the table.
Italian Language Classes-3:00-7:00pm-(min. 4 people)-$49/person- Put your survival Italian to the test as the Comitato Linguistico di Perugia presents a 3 hour course specifically designed to maximize your vocabulary and understanding of the Italian language.


umbria tour day 2

assissi italyBreakfast (8:00 AM)
Transfer to ASSISI (8:30 AM)
Guided tour of the city and SANTA MARIA DEGLI ANGELI (9:15 AM – 12:15 PM)
Transfer to AGRITURISMO SASSOROSSO (12:30 – 1:00 PM)
Lunch (1:15 – 2:30 PM)
Transfer to SPELLO (2:45 – 3:00 PM)
Sightseeing (3:15 – 4:30 PM)
Transfer back to Hotel (4:45 – 5:30 PM)
Free evening
Lodging

Your adventure gets under way!! And, can you think of a better place to begin your vacation than in ASSISI—the Birthplace of St. Francis of Assisi. A professionally guided tour is slotted for the morning, whilst the afternoon, calls for a transfer and some sightseeing in neighboring SPELLO, known for keeping all of its’ Roman monuments (like the church of Saint Maria Maggiore) well preserved.

Umbria Tour Elective(s):
Dinner Reservations-8:00pm–9:30pm-$39/person- The Hotel’s restaurant is pleased to host a splendid dinner of traditional, creative, regional cuisines of utmost quality. For those interested in making their own dinner plans, we suggest consulting the following web-site: http://www.italiaabc.it/eng/ristoranti/umbria/index.html

umbria tour day 3

trevi italyBreakfast (8:00 AM)
Transfer to TREVI (8:30 – 9:45 AM)
Visit the city and FLASH ART MUSEUM (10:00 AM – 12:00 PM)
Lunch (12:15 AM – 2:00 PM)
Transfer to SPOLETO (2:15 – 3:15 PM)
Guided tour of the city (3:30 – 5:30 PM)
Transfer back to hotel (5:45 – 7:00 PM)
Free evening
Lodging


Today, you are introduced to a different side of Italy, as you travel to the marvelous city of TREVI and enjoy one of the Italy’s best kept secrets – The FLASH ART MUSEUM. This visit into the world of Italy’s contemporary are is suggestive in all meanings of the word and is sure to leave a lasting impression. Lunch will be served with some of Umbria’s most famous wines before being whisked away to SPOLETO – known for being a very important Papal State during medieval times and also for flourishing during the early years of the Roman Empire.

Umbria Tour Elective(s):
Dinner Reservations-8:00pm–9:30pm-$39/person- The Hotel’s restaurant is once again pleased to host a splendid dinner of traditional, creative, regional cuisines of utmost quality. For those interested in making their own dinner plans, we suggest consulting the following web-site: http://www.italiaabc.it/eng/ristoranti/umbria/index.html

umbria tour day 4

cortona italyBreakfast (8:00 AM)
Transfer to MONTEPULCIANO (8:30 – 9:45 AM)
Visit MONTEPULCIANO (10:00 – 10:45 AM)
Transfer to TREQUANDA (11:00 – 11:15AM)
Visit, light lunch, & wine tasting at CANTINA FATTORIA DEL COLLE (11:30 AM – 3:00 PM)
Transfer to CORTONA (3:15 – 4:30 PM)
Free afternoon
Dinner (7:00 – 8:30 PM)
Transfer back to hotel (8:45 – 10:00 PM)
Lodging


This day is dedicated towards the admiration of MONTEPULCIANO —one of Italy’s most beautiful and heavily visited Burgs. Upon arriving, you will be treated to the CANTINA FATTORIA DEL COLLE – where you’ll be able to continue expanding your horizons and become a true connoisseur of Umbrian wine. In the afternoon, we transfer over to CORTONA – where the 2003 summer hit “Under that Tuscan Sun” was filmed. We give you the freedom to enjoy a tranquil walk through the city streets—where you’ll be able to see where the movie was filmed and visit museums, shops, or just soak in the cities’ splendor. Before the day is done, you will be treated to a fabulous Tuscan dinner.

No Umbria Tour Elective(s) Today

umbria tour day 5

perugia italyBreakfast (8:30 AM)
Transfer to PERUGIA (9:00 – 9:15 AM)
Guided tour of the city (9:30 AM – 12:30 PM)
Visit the famous ENOTECA PROVINCIALE (12:45 – 1:30 PM)
Free Lunch & afternoon in PERUGIA (1:30 – 5:00 PM)
Transfer back to hotel (5:15 – 5:30 PM)
Dinner in hotel (7:00 PM)
Lodging


You’re finally introduced to the much anticipated magical world of the famous Umbrian Chocolate/wine. Upon finishing a guided tour of famous PERUGIA, you will be immediately mystified by the tradition, history, and mystery of its’ ENOTECA PROVINCIALE. If the Enoteca’s award-winning Umbrian wine does not “enchant” you, then the world famous BACI PERUGINE chocolates most certainly will!! You’ll, then, have the entire afternoon to enjoy walking the famous piazzas of PERUGIA. This would be a perfect opportunity for you to enjoy the ever famous Italian ice cream (gelato)…Buon Appetito!!!

Umbria Tour Elective(s):
Lunch Reservations-1:30pm–3:00pm-$39/person- Downtown Perugia is pleased to offer a splendid lunch of traditional, creative, regional cuisines of utmost quality. For those interested in making their own lunch plans, we suggest consulting the following web-site: http://www.italiaabc.it/eng/ristoranti/umbria/index.html

umbria tour day 6

todi italyBreakfast (8:00 AM)
Transfer to TODI (8:30 – 10:00 AM)
Brief visit of TODI (10:15 – 11:00 AM)]
Transfer to CASALINA for lunch (11:15 AM – 12:00 PM)
Lunch (12:15 – 1:45 PM)
Transfer to DERUTA (2:00 – 2:15 PM)
Visit CERAMIC LABORATORY (2:30 – 4:00 PM)
Transfer to TORGIANO (4:15 – 4:30 PM)
Visit the MUSEUM OF WINE, OLIVES, & OLIVE OIL (4:45 – 6:00 PM)
Transfer to hotel (6:15 – 7:00 PM)
Free evening
Lodging


Today, you start the day by visiting TODI -- founded in 2700 B.C., and birthplace of Jacopone da Todi, one of the first poets to write in Italian and not in Latin. Lunch will be served in CASALINA before transferring over to DERUTA to truly discover why this city is so famous – CERAMICS. Then, discover the secrets that the Italians have kept from the rest of the world for centuries, as you visit TORGIANO and the MUSEUM OF WINE, OLIVES, & OLIVE OIL and uncover exactly what goes into making these heavily acclaimed Italian products.

Umbria Tour Elective(s):
Dinner Reservations-8:00pm–9:30pm-$39/person- The Hotel’s restaurant is once again pleased to host a splendid dinner of traditional, creative, regional cuisines of utmost quality. For those interested in making their own dinner plans, we suggest consulting the following web-site: http://www.italiaabc.it/eng/ristoranti/umbria/index.html

umbria tour day 7

italian dinnerBreakfast (8:00 AM)
Transfer to SAN CASCIANO DEI BAGNI (8:30 – 9:45 AM)
Treated to message therapy in eternal hot springs of FONTEVERDE (10:00 AM – 1:00 PM)
Lunch (1:15 – 2:30 PM)
Transfer back to hotel (2:45 – 4:00 PM)
Free Afternoon
Farewell Dinner (7:30 PM)
Lodging


The day you’ve all waited for has finally arrived. The entire day is dedicated towards living in the lap of luxury and treating yourself to a relaxing and therapeutic thermal message at the marvelous FONTEVERDE. While you tease your body into total nirvana, sip on a home-made cocktail of your choice. After a light lunch, we’ve given you the option to enjoy your last afternoon in Italy as you deem fit.

Umbria Tour Elective(s):
Bike tours-4:00pm-7:00pm-(min. 4 people) $89/person- Feel the Umbrian wind blow through your hair as you enjoy biking in one of Italy’s most enchanting cities. You will be free to choose your pace and your route up to a maximum 3 hours. For your safety, a minibus will accompany the group to offer assistance.
Golf-4:00pm-7:00pm-$109/person- Golf Club Perugia opens its’ doors and welcomes you to enjoy 9 holes of golf in perhaps the most prestigious country club in all of Italy. Green fees, practice fees, club rental fees, 9 golf balls, and a golf cart are all included for you vacationing convenience. This option is only available from the May through September time period due to daylight savings time.

umbria tour day 8

Breakfast
Transfer to Rome Airport


“All good things come to an end!” Today is no different as you are transported to the airport and say a sad “Arrivederci” to Umbria. You will reflect upon the past week and remember every moment for the rest of your life. And, as you enjoy a warm reentry into the US, please consider taking a future vacation with us and recommending Etaly Vacations to all your friends.


Umbria Tour Pricing:  
Jan. 7th – Mar. 13th $1,990 USD
Mar. 14th – Apr. 16th $2,090 USD
Apr. 17th – Jun. 14th $2,190 USD
Jun. 15th – Sep. 5th $2,390 USD
Sep. 6th – Oct. 17th $2,190 USD
Oct. 18th – Dec. 17th $2,090 USD
NO TOURS – Dec. 18th – Jan. 6th

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