Three days to discover an area of Ã¢â‚¬â€¹Ã¢â‚¬â€¹particular beauty in the green heart of Umbria: close to Tuscany and Lazio, between the provinces of Perugia and Terni, between the middle Tiber valley and the Etruscan territories of the Orvietano, a real " middle ground" recently included in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve list.
Arrival at the Regional Park of Lake Trasimeno, walk in the fortified village of Passignano, surrounded by medieval walls, dominated by the ancient Rocca. Continue to visit an ancient olive oil mill on the shores of the lake, tasting lunch with extra virgin olive oil, legumes, chopping of typical products, vegetables, accompanied by white wine from the hills. In the afternoon a fun adventure to discover the hills on the lake: a two-hour excursion aboard a quad, accompanied by expert staff. At the end of the activity departure for Borgo San Faustino, an ancient estate on the hills of Orvieto close to Monte Peglia. Accommodation in a standard room, welcome dinner and overnight stay.
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Orvieto, a wonderful city perched on a cliff of tufa. Visit to the San Patrizio's well, an engineering masterpiece created by Antonio da Sangallo the Younger in the 16th century to provide water to the city in the event of a disaster. Continue to the medieval quarter, entrance to the hypogeum rooms of the Pozzo della Cava, visit of the caves that include Etruscan tombs, cisterns and cellars. Light lunch with tasting of 3 wines, cold cuts, bruschetta, crostini, dry pastries and dessert wine. Walk through the streets of the old town to the Cathedral of Romanesque origin: inside the Chapel of San Brizio you can admire the prestigious frescoes by Luca Signorelli, Benozzo Gozzoli and Beato Angelico. Return to the village, time dedicated to relaxation in the wellness center of the structure. Dinner and overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel and check-out. Day dedicated to trekking and natural trails to discover the area of Ã¢â‚¬â€¹Ã¢â‚¬â€¹the Park of Monte Peglia and Selva di Meana recently declared UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Box lunch provided for picnics in the open air.
San Venanzo:municipality located in the heart of the Volcanological Park where 265 thousand years ago there were 3 volcanoes. Trekking course in the park to admire lava flows, ancient craters as well as rocks and various minerals.
Parco dei Sette Frati: near the top of Monte Peglia, it offers ecotourism trails in the shade of a cerreta and a view of the mountains of 4 Italian regions of Umbria, Tuscany, Lazio and Abruzzo.
Selva di Meana: from the village of Meana begins a ring route that stretches from Allerona to the valley of the River Paglia, up to Villa Cahen, in liberty style surrounded by a wonderful garden.
The rate includes
2 overnights stay at Borgo San Faustino, breakfast included
1 dinner (3 courses, drinks not included)
1,5 hours private SPA
2-hour Quad tour escursion with a guide (2 people)
Tasting lunch in vinery and olive oil mill at Lake Trasimeno, wine included
Entrance to the San Patrizio's Well in Orvieto
Visit to the "Pozzo della Cava" in Orvieto
Light lunch at the Pozzo della Cava including 4 wines
1 lunch box for picnics including drinks
Medical and baggage insurance
The rate does not include
Transfers, tourist city tax, admission to the Duomo of Orvieto (4 Euros payable locally), wellness treatments, tips, personal extras, anything not specifically mentioned in "The price includes".
Cancellation insurance (optional), price on request.
On request: environmental hiking guide to accompany trekking routes.