Umbria

Food & Wine of Umbria

Food and Wine Tours




Eating and drinking is part of the Italian way of life. Umbria where the ancient culinary traditions have been well preserved is the perfect region to experience the Italian lifestyle. The Tre Vaselle informative and entertaining cooking lesson will provide an intimate introduction to the cuisine of the region. Our interesting excursions from the art and history of Assisi, Montefalco and Trevi to the wines of Sagrantino Valley will showcase the best that Umbria has to offer and compliment your cooking experience.


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Highlights

Cities Visited:(Perugia, Torgiano, Assisi, Montefalco, Trevi)

Food & Wine of Umbria

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Day 1 - Arrival at Le Tre Vaselle

Upon arrival in Torgiano check in at your accomodation. You will have time to settle in and relax and then enjoy a dinner at the hotel restaurant.

Day 2 - Cooking Class, Wine and Olive Oil Museum

Today enjoy your day in Torgiano.You will start with a cooking class at your hotel. Le Tre Vaselle cooking classes are taught by the chef Domenico d'Imperio; they are held in the fully equipped Il Canovaccio kitchen, and are an exciting and interesting way to explore the many secrets of Umbrian cuisine.

After lunch your day wil continue with the visit of the Wine Museum and the Olive oil Museum.   The two museums owned by the Lungarotti Foundation hold fascinating collections outlining the history of wine and olive oil making.

Day 3 - Assisi, Lungarotti wine tasting

After breakfast meet your driver for your excursion to Assisi where you will meet your local guide. You will explore the town and enjoy the views before the visit of the mangificent Basilica of St. Francis. The Middle Ages continue to reign supreme and the streets of Assisi are typical of medieval towns set on a hillside. The entire town center is enclosed within great walls used for safety in the medieval times. Following your visit to Assisi, your driver will take you to Torgiano for a visit of the Lungarotti winery. Before return to your accomodation you will enjoy a tasting of Umbrian wines.

Day 4 - Montefalco & Trevi

This morning your driver will meet you for your full-day excursion to Trevi and the Sagrantino wine road. You will first be taken to the medieval village of Trevi, home of the oldest olive tree in Umbria. You will have some time to wander around the charming village before being taken to visit a local oil mill for a typical Olive Oil tasting. Continue to Montefalco, known as "the balcony of Umbria", you will have some time to walk around the charming ancient town and enjoy a quiet, relaxing lunch. Montefalco is known for its wines, and in the afternoon you will have the opportunity to drive along the Sagrantino wine road, stopping in at a local winery for a tasting of Umbrian wines. Following your wine tasting you will return to your hotel.

Day 5 - Departure

After checking out of your hotel, meet your driver fro your transfer to Rome.

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Accommodations

Torgiano Le Tre Vaselle ( or similar)

Sightseeing

Visit of the wine Museum and Olive oil Museum ( including entrance fee)

Half day excurion to Assisi e Lungarotti winery

Assisi guided tour

Full day excursion to Trevi and Montefalco

Transfers

Private car with English speaking drivers for excursions and tours

Meals

Dinner on your first day in Torgiano

Cooking class in Torgiano

Wine tasting and visit in Torgiano winery

Wine tasting and visit in Montefalco winery

Services

Assistance from our Road to Italy office in Rome and local representative offices throughout Italy

Local emergency contact number

Does not include

Tips and gratuities

Porterage / luggage handling

Meals other than breakfast daily at hotels or as specified in inclusions list

Airfare(s)

Travel Insurance (highly recommended)

Expenses of a personal nature

Items not explicitly specified in the inclusions list

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