Venture into the heart of Italy with its quiet oak forests, fertile olive groves, and medieval towns. This is Umbria, a land permeated by a reverence you can feel from the ancient cobblestone streets of Spoleto to the majestic Basilica of Assisi. Journey through the oak forests of Monte Peglia Natural Park to stunning hilltop towns. Admire elegant cathedrals and Roman temples, all the while mesmerized by the area’s stunning natural beauty. The bounty of the land is yours to savor in local wines, farm-fresh meals, and Umbrian specialties. Grand hotels and historic country estates provide the perfect place to relax at the end of your day. From breathtaking landscapes to historic towns, this Umbria and Assisi walking tour will stay in your heart always.
Podere le Corone
Perched on a hillside overlooking a picturesque valley is a peaceful 17th-century country house and working family farm, including a panoramic outdoor pool surrounded by acres of ancient olive groves. Authentic and charming, un-air-conditioned guest rooms feature antique terracotta floors, large wooden beams, and stone walls. The on-site restaurant features a blend of Umbrian and Sicilian home-style cuisine featuring family recipes and the farm’s award-winning olive oil.
San Crispino Residenza d Epoca
This historical mansion in the heart of the pedestrian center of Assisi is accessed through its 14th-century stone archway. Occupying a medieval complex surrounded by tranquil grounds and manicured gardens with views of Assisi, the residence offers just 12 air-conditioned, fully renovated, individually decorated guest rooms. Spacious and elegant, the rooms blend original architecture with fine furnishings, fabrics and antiques. In addition to attentive service, a free shuttle is available to the spa of its nearby sister property with a full treatment menu. Please note: this accommodation is available on limited departures.
This elegant property in the historical center of Spoleto, originally constructed in the mid-1500s incorporating the preexisting pre-Roman structure, is now an intimate hotel with just 14 rooms. Inside, gracious and refined common areas highlight its aristocratic heritage with classic décor, artwork, and Oriental rugs. Air-conditioned, individually decorated guest rooms incorporate original architectural details along with antiques, pastel colors, and warm fabrics, all with a view of Monteluco Hill in the Spoleto Valley. A breakfast of homemade delicacies is served on the main floor of the historical residence, along with splendid views of the surrounding countryside. Please note: this accommodation is available on limited departures.
This boutique hotel located on Orvieto’s main square offers an intimate stay just steps away from the city center’s magnificent cathedral, museums, restaurants, and shops. Guest rooms occupying three floors have been recently renovated with classic furnishings, tile floors, rich colors and fabrics, marble bathrooms, air conditioning and original paintings by local artists. A gracious Italian Art Nouveau Liberty Style building offers welcoming public spaces displaying unique artwork and a shaded interior garden courtyard. Please note: this accommodation is available on limited departures.
|12 meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 4 dinners|
|Detailed water- and tear-resistant Route Notes, maps, and use of a handheld GPS unit|
|Orientation meeting with a Country Walkers representative|
|Local representative available 24/7|
|Scheduled taxi and luggage transfers (Please note: If unable to walk, it is possible to transfer with your luggage from one accommodation to the next at no additional charge.)|
|Entrance fees and special events as noted in the itinerary: Wine tasting.|
|Emergency travel assistance hotline available 24/7|
|Access to Self-Guided Flight Concierge—Ask our knowledgeable team to find flights that sync perfectly with your planned trip.|
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