Exploring medieval Umbria (p-24)
You will visit Assisi, Bevagna, Montefalco for a wine tasting, Todi, Spoleto and overnight in the medieval hotel Torre Del Nera albergo diffuso & Spa
Torre Del Nera Albergo diffuso & Spa ****
Torre Del Nera is in the medieval village of Scheggino built around the twelfth century as an outpost and strategic and economic centre near the Duchy of Spoleto. Scheggino, homeland of truffles, is in Umbria and it’s 10 minutes from Spoleto, 40 minutes from Assisi.
The 12 rooms and 16 apartments of the hotel are hidden in the cobbled alleys of the village, with easy access to the central body of Torre del Nera to take advantage of the SPA treatments offered by the Torre del Nera and the service offered by the Torre del Nera restaurant.
Day 1 – Arrival Day: Rome Fiumicino. Scheggino
Arrival to the Fiumicino airport and meet your assistant and private driver. Transfer to the hotel passing through the Lazio and Umbria countryside ( 2 hours). Dinner in hotel and overnight in Scheggino
DAY 2 Assisi. Bevagna. Montefalco and wine tasting
Breakfast in hotel. Our visit program will begin with Assisi: City of art and history but above all a destination for religious pilgrimage, one of the most visited sanctuaries in Christianity. It’s Birthplace of San Francesco and Santa Chiara. We will visit the Basilica of San Francesco and Santa Chiara. Have some free time for a lunch break around the Santa Maria Degli Angeli Basilica with the Porziuncola. We will proceed with the visit of Bevagna: Important city in the Umbrian and Roman times, offers the visitor an intact medieval environment, alleys, landscape views and the main square, beautiful with two jewels of Romanesque architecture: the 12th century churches of San Silvestro and San Michele.
Transfer to Montefalco, with an exceptional panoramic position, from which you can admire the entire Umbrian Valley, is perched and defended by its walls, along which five doors Montefalco is the home of Sagrantino wine, one of the best reds in Italy, a strong attraction for wine tourism that delights in the many cellars of the city. We will visit the cellar of Arnaldo Caprai: a guided tour of the cellar, tasting of the current vintages of our most representative labels and of our EVO oil. The tasting will include the wines of Grecante Colli Martani Grechetto DOC, Montefalco red DOC, Montefalco Sagrantino Collepiano DOCG.
Return to hotel, dinner and overnight in Scheggino
DAY 3 Todi and Spoleto
Breakfast in hotel. Transfer to Todi, that was a border town between Umbrians and Etruscans. Subsequently Roman, and finally a medieval municipality. Famous for its splendid panoramic views and for its austere, noble and elegant appearance. Visit of the Temple of Consolation, a Renaissance masterpiece built at the foot of the hill, the Church of San Fortunato, a magnificent example of Gothic architecture and the bright square built in the space that occupied the Roman forum, with the beautiful municipal public buildings and the splendid Romanesque cathedral.
Afternoon dedicated to the visit of Spoleto: ancient Umbrian city, later Roman, later seat of the Lombard duchy and finally a magnificent medieval town and Renaissance city. We will see: Rocca dell’ Albornoz, Bridge of the Towers, Cathedral, Market square – Fountain of Mascherone, Arch of Drusus and Germanicus, Town Hall and Roman theatre
Dinner in hotel and overnight in Scheggino
DAY 4 Departure Day: Spoleto. Rome Fiumicino
Breakfast in hotel. Transfer to the Fiumicino Airport
Our tours are customizable
Package rates in EURO, per person in “Confort” double room occupancy
Package rates in EURO, per person in “Deluxe” double room occupancy
The package rate includes:
- 3 overnight in Hotel Torre Del Nera Albergo Diffuso**** in Scheggino
- 3 buffet breakfasts
- Wine Tasting in the cellar of Arnaldo Caprai of Montefalco
- Private car or minivan for airport-hotel-airport transfers
- Private car or minivan for day 2 and day 3 visits
- Private guide for day 2 and day 3 visits
- Local taxes
The rate does not include:
- Porterage service, tips, personal expenses
- Lunch and dinners
- Travel and health insurance; advisable
- All not above mentioned
We reserve the right to make some changes if necessary, without affecting the program value.