SPOLETO & MONTEFALCO TOUR: 8 Hours
Departure Points: Assisi, Perugia. Other departure points available. Inquire.
Includes: Private transportation, services of your English-speaking driving guide, taxes, tolls and parking.
Not Included: Entrance fees to sites you choose to visit.
This guided tour takes you to ancient Spoleto, a beautiful Roman town built atop a mountain on the Flaminia Road. Spoleto boasts many important Roman structures including its stone wall, theater and bridge, the town is also known for its 14th century fortress.
You can enjoy lunch and wine tasting at a very nice wine bar in Spoleto (price not included), and explore this charming city and its great churches, museums and medieval piazzas before heading to Montefalco.
Montefalco is also known for its fine wines, sponsoring an annual “Wine Week” every Easter, and you can stop for a wine tasting here. The town’s most renowned grape, Sagrantino, produces a wonderful red wine as well as one of the best dessert wines in central Italy.
You can also tour some of Montefalco’s beautiful churches, which cover the Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance styles. The beautifully-frescoed church of San Francesco has been converted to the town’s museum, offering an extensive collection of art and artifacts from Umbria.
Finally, this tour includes an optional stop to a cashmere factory outlet.
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