OVERVIEW OF OUR UMBRIA ROAD TRIP
Umbria is one of the preferred Italian regions to organize a Road Trip. Despite its small size, this unique region offers a variety of experiences; are not only Umbrian cities rich in history and art, but also green oases and natural parks backed by centuries of culinary and religious tradition. Umbria has many pull factors, including delectable truffle and chocolate tastings, Perugia and Orvieto, the magical medieval town of Narni, cascading waterfalls, access to the wonders of Todi (the “ideal city”) and the gorgeous city of Assisi—ideal for relaxation, culinary indulgence, wine and art.
WHAT YOU WILL SEE DURING OUR UMBRIA ROAD TRIP
The Umbria road trip is all about embracing the mystery, charm and essence of Umbria. Your Umbria road trip begins with a fascinating journey into Narni—the medieval town Writer C.Lewis took inspiration from to write the “Chronicles of Narnia.” Venture underground into a whole other world; ogle ancient frescoes, go truffle hunting and savour a taste of Perugia’s famous chocolates. Learn the art of pasta making in Assisi and enjoy the fruits of your labour. Experience the wonders of Spello and take a boat tour of Trasimeno lake. Marvel at Marmore Waterfalls— one of Europe’s most impressive and tallest natural spectacles- takes in the breathtaking views of the Umbrian landscape in medieval Montefalco, known as the “balcony of Umbria.” Wake up in Perugia and engulf your taste buds for a free sampling of Perugian chocolates. In Assisi, the hometown of San Francesco, a horse-drawn buggy will take you through the vineyards before a cooking class with food tasting in a local farm stay “agriturismo.” Appreciate the history, art & culture in the open-air museums of Gualdo Tadino & Gubbio. Take a stroll along the lake walk, take a boat to navigate the lake and enjoy a lunch in a fish restaurant in Trasimeno Lake & Todi. Drive to Orvieto, another gem of art and architecture, for a guided tour of this unique town. Built on a cliff made of tuff, Orvieto is the home to its magnificent Duomo, the underground city and the Pozzo di San Patrizio. Civita di Bagnoregio, another wordless destination, will amaze you.