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Tuscany and Umbria Walking Adventure

Starts: Florence, Italy
Finishes: Rome, Italy

Visit: Florence, Pienza, Malandruge, Assisi, Gubbio, Spello, Rome

Tour Type: Small Group

Accommodation: Moderate

Activity: Walking Tour

Overview

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A walk in the sweeping hills of Tuscany and Umbria is a journey into Italys artistic and agricultural heart. Your path follows history, from Florencewhere your tour commencesto Sienaan important art center distinguished by its remarkable cathedraland on to Assisi to view the art treasures of the Basilica of St. Francis. Deep in Umbria, you view Gubbios stunning Palazzo dei Consolo and move on to the mosaics decorating Orvietos Gothic cathedral. Your stay in the Roman town of Spelloknown for its medieval frescoes inspires with aesthetic balance and timeless charm. Wandering rows of cypress trees leading to a 12th-century Cistercian monastery in southern Tuscany evoke the serenity that has sustained this enchanting countryside through the ages. The cuisines of Tuscany and Umbria blend refinement and simplicity. In the towns and villages along the route, you dine in fine restaurants and simple trattorias, sampling the sharp pecorino cheese, hand-plucked truffles, and traditionally pressed olive oil. Regional winessuch as the full-bodied Brunello di Montalcinoare some of Italys most renowned, and you are able to sample them throughout the week, perfectly paired with memorable meals. The accommodations, charming hotels tucked into medieval walls, welcome you in the regions enduring spirit of hospitality.

Highlights

    • In Montalcino, enjoy an insider perspective on local life when a Tuscan farming couple opens their doors to you for a lunch of cheeses, homemade preserves, and their house wine.
    • Marvel at Giottos 28-part fresco The Life of St. Francis, which graces the walls of the iconic Basilica of St. Francis, passionately interpreted by your expert guide.
    • Partake in an unforgettable dinner at the Locanda del Cardinale in Assisi, where your table sits atop a glassed-in excavation of Roman ruins.

Trip Details

The Trip

Product Code: 87506
Tour Type: Small Group
Accommodation: Moderate
Transport: Private##Private
Guide Language: Engligh
Travel Styles: Seniors (55+)

Starts: Florence, Italy
Finishes: Rome, Italy
Duration: 7 days
Physical rating: Basic

Includes

  • Enjoy 24/7 expert guides
  • Premium accommodations
  • Delicious meals
  • Effortless transportation, and local wine or beer with dinner
  • Rest assured that every trip detail has been anticipated so you’re free to enjoy an adventure that exceeds your expectations

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Price

Price person (sharing double) $5,098 ($728/day)

Deposit:

$350 per person for bookings made 90 days or more prior to departure

Full Amount for bookings made less than 90 days prior to departure

Cancellation: Super Strict

Trip Notes

Price does not include airfare (to the Trip start & from the end location)

Trip Price generally includes accommodation, transport/transfer, activities, services of a professional guide & more. (Please refer to the include/excludes section for details)

Tour packages spare you the hassles of trip planning, a la carte booking, organizing and managing the logistics at a foreign location.

Itinerary

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Italy Florence, Siena, Torrenieri, Pienza, Montalcino, Sant'antimo Abbey, Umbria. Assisi, Gubbio, Spello, Rome
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Country Walkers

For over 37 years, Country Walkers has provided active, experiential, and stunning travel experiences on five continents. Based in Waterbury, Vermont, our unique adventures and insider access bring the beating heart of a destination to life with well-crafted itineraries for Guided Walking, Self-Guided Walking, and Private Adventures. All of our walking trips highlight superb cuisine, fine, authentic accommodations and immersive cultural and natural experiences.


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