3-DAY TOUR OF UMBRIA: PERUGIA, BEVAGNA, SPELLO & ORVIETO
UMBRIA PRIVATE TOUR
Enjoy 3 delectable days in Umbria from Florence featuring Bevagna, Spello, Perugia and Orvieto. Sample extra-virgin olive oil in Spello, artisanal chocolate in the Etruscan city of Perugia and fruity white wine in the ancient hill town of Orvieto.
Umbria private tour package includes:
• Three days of touring
• Private vehicle to and from Florence
• Olive oil and chocolate tasting
Accommodations: Hotel options are suggested. Reservations are made for you according to your hotel choice and location. Inquire.
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Day 1 – Travel to Bevagna, Short Stroll and Leisure Time in Bevagna, Overnight in Bevagna
Your private driver-guide will pick you up at your hotel in Florence, making an early morning departure for the nice drive to Bevagna. After checking into an elegant hotel, you will enjoy a guided stroll of this walled city and learn about its ancient origins. Bevagna’s historic sights of interest include the church of the Madonna of the Snow, built on the ruins of a Roman temple, and an ancient Roman bathhouse featuring mosaics depicting assorted sea creatures. Afterwards, you will have free time to explore Bevagna on your own.
Day 2 – Private Tour of Perugia and Spello, Olive Oil Press With Tasting, Overnight in Bevagna
Optional: Licensed local expert tour guide for private tours of Perugia.
Today your driver-guide will take you on a private tour of Spello, one of Umbria’s most enchanting little hill towns. Umbria is a mix of styles, from Roman to medieval; you can visit the Santa Maria Maggiore church to admire frescoes from the Renaissance painter Pinturicchio. There is also a nice gelateria and bar right outside the city wall with a comfortable terrace where you can stop for some gelato or a drink.
Next you will visit an extra-virgin olive oil producer between Spello and Trevi. This area is known for the best olive oil in Umbria. You will get to see the olive mill and cold pressing machine in action, then taste the oil with some freshly baked Umbrian bread.
Finally, you will stop for a short tour of Perugia, a beautiful Etruscan town known for its artisanal chocolate, before returning to Bevagna.
Day 3 – Orvieto Private Tour, Transfer back to Florence
Optional: Licensed local expert tour guide for Orvieto’s cathedral.
Umbria Private Tour
This morning your driver-guide will take you on a tour of Orvieto, an ancient Umbrian hill town dramatically situated atop volcanic tufa. As you tour this charming medieval town you will see a beautiful Gothic cathedral and chapel where pilgrims and art lovers alike come to see Luca Signorelli’s colorful frescoes vividly depicting the Apocalypse.
Orvieto is just as interesting below ground as it is above, with Etruscan and medieval caves, and the underground remains of an old olive press, for example. You may opt for a guided tour of Orvieto Underground. Orvieto is also famous for its museums, ceramics, and wines, most notably the Orvieto Classico. After your exploration of Orvieto, you will have a private transfer back to your hotel in Florence.
Optional: Private transfer to Rome or private transfer to Orvieto train station. You can travel by train to Rome.