Gems of Umbria & Tuscany

Enjoy a unique in-depth vacation in the fascinating regions of Umbria and Tuscany, and learn about the mysterious Etruscans. Start and end in Rome, where you will enjoy welcome and farewell dinners with wine at local restaurants, and visits to St. Peter’s Square. Travel to Spoleto, stopping in the hilltop town of Narni, inspiration for the Chronicles of Narnia, where you visit the Convent of San Domenico. Highlights are a pasta demonstration by a chef to learn the art of homemade Manfricolo pasta, followed by lunch, and an olive oil tasting in Spello. Stay two nights in Assisi, and hear all about St. Francis and St. Clare, as you visit their basilicas with a Local Guide. Also visit the St. Mary of the Angels Basilica. Enjoy an excursion to Perugia, where a visit to the Perugina Baci chocolate factory is included, as well as dinner in the town of Deruta, famous for its ceramics. Stop in Cortona, where the author of the book Under the Tuscan Sun used to live, then, stay two nights in Siena, with an included excursion to picturesque Pienza, famous for pecorino cheese, and Montalcino, where a Brunello wine tasting, and lunch, await you. Enjoy picturesque San Gimignano and the town of Volterra, before arriving in Orvieto, high atop a volcanic rock, and hear about the Etruscans during a unique visit to the Etruscan underground Labirinto. An exclusive dinner has been prepared for you by the famous Italian cook Maurizio. An unforgettable vacation!

City Highlights

ROME Welcome and farewell dinners with wine at a local restaurant; orientation, visit St. Peter’s SquareNARNI Visit the Convent of San Domenico; [LF] homemade pasta demonstration with a chef, followed by lunchSPOLETO Guided walking tour, visit Piazza del Duomo; dinner with wine at a local restaurantSPELLO Olive oil tastingASSISI Visit St. Mary of the Angels Basilica; guided walking tour, visit St. Clare’s Church and St. Francis’ BasilicaPERUGIA Guided walking tour, visit Piazza IV Novembre; [LF] visit the Perugina Baci chocolate factoryDERUTA Dinner with wine at a local tavernaCORTONA Orientation of the town made famous by the movie Under the Tuscan SunSIENA Guided walking tour, visit the Piazza del CampoVOLTERRA OrientationPIENZA Visit this UNESCO World Heritage SiteMONTALCINO [LF] Brunello wine tasting and lunchSAN GIMIGNANO OrientationORVIETO Visit the [LF] Etruscan underground Labirinto; dinner with wine at a local restaurant; guided sightseeing, visit the cathedralHeadsets throughout the tour

Hotels

ROME Una Hotel Roma (F)SPOLETO San Luca (F)ASSISI Roseo Hotel Assisi (F)SIENA NH Excelsior (F)ORVIETO Grand Hotel Italia (F)ROME Hilton Garden Inn Rome Claridge (F)

Meals

Full buffet breakfast (B) daily; 2 special lunches (L) in Narni and Montalcino; 5 three-course dinners (D), including special dinners in Rome, Spoleto, Deruta, and Orvieto

Transportation

Motorcoach with free Wi-Fi

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