This is ideal for Family and small groups.
It is recommended to complete the holiday between April and the beginning of October. Accommodation can be from the Agriturismo typical local accommodation to 5 star country hotel.
Itinerary can be flexible and can be tailored with special interest and client’s requests, the following is just an idea. We can provide all nights in the same accommodation or in 2 different ccommodations, whatever is preferred.
Arrival in Perugia (Rome airport is also not far – around 2.30 hour drive away) and transfer to Umbria. Dinner at hotel with typical local products. Accommodation at 5 star property Borgobrufa Spa Resort in Torgiano or 4 star family option Valle di Assisi Spa and Golf /Relais la corte di Bettona or similar depending on budget and clients request.
Experience day Morning transfer to Forra del Casco for our option of two types of activities. Canyoning or Rafting (in both there are different levels and they can last from 2,5 hours to 6 hours). Lunch in Local restaurant with typical food of the area.
Sightseeing of Assisi with lunch in Perugia and transfer to the school of chocolate Perugina for 3 to 4 hour chocolate making experience or simply a walk around the chocolate museum and some tasting. Return to the hotel.
After breakfast transfer to Tuscany. Val di Chiana / Val d’Orchia area.
Stopover at Cortona for free time and look at the local shops and then transfer to Il Falconiere (Relais & Chateaux) Michelin Star Restaurant. Experience a private cooking class with Lunch. Here you can also enjoy an amazing view of the valley.
On the way to hotel stop over at Montepulciano for some free time to explore ad visit the local shops which offer zero-mile products like the “La Bottega Valdichiana Eating” in Piazza Grande. Transfer to the hotel and free time. Il Chiostro di Pienza (the town Pienza is Unesco heritage), Accommodation at Agriturismo (usually 3 to 4 star in this area) or 5 star accommodation Hotel Fonteverde.
Different option in the area:
• Spa day – there are many thermal Baths in the area. From the Sensory Spa in Chianciano Terme to Spa day at Fonteverde in San Casciano which can also be combined with wine tasting.
• Cycling day – following the path of the Vino Nobile produced in the Montepulciano area. Cycling route is around 19 Km but different options are possible.
• Yoga by Lake Chiusi.
• Cultural and exploration day – visiting Bagno Vignoni with the sixteenth-century Piazza delle Sorgenti and the hot thermal waters. Then continue to Chiusi, Etruscan city and visit the underground Labyrinth located under the Cathedral of San Secondiano finishing with enjoying the town of San Casciano dei Bagni. Lunch in Agriturismo with typical products.
• Hiking – the Cetona Mount (1148 m), walk is around 8 Km starting from Fonte Vetriana. Packed lunch provided. From the top you can admire a view of Val di Chiana and Val d’Orcia. Dinner at hotel.
Transfer to the hotel or add another activity from the above list.
Or simply enjoy the landscape and chill by the hotel for an extra day or two.