1st day – TORGIANO

Arrival at Roma airport where you will meet with an English speaking driver who will take you to reach Torgiano, an ancient village, in the heart of Umbria, near Perugia. Check in at the hotel surrounded by a large garden.

Torgiano, village dominating the Tiber Valley, has the interesting the Wine Museum (Lungarotti Foundation) describing wine-growing traditions in Umbria and Italy since the days of the Etruscans: excellent historical and photographic documents. Created as a companion collection to the Wine Museum, the Olive and Oil Museum is located close to the Wine Museum, in a small nucleus of medieval houses within the town walls. It’s very interesting to visit the Wine Museum and Olive and Oil Museum with English language earphone. After visit, wine tasting and back to the hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.



After breakfast meeting point in the lobby of the hotel with the driver and departure always by deluxe minivan for a cooking lesson in a Villa where you surround yourself with the flavours of the typical umbria cuisine and with the unmistakable scent of the Sagrantino di Montefalco.

The cooking lesson includes hands-on class with recipes provided (from 9h30 to 12h30 a.m.) and lunch with the food prepared during the class with tasting of wines suggested by the wine steward. After lunch, we driving to Deruta and free time to visit of a ceramic laboratory. Back to the hotel and evening on your own.


3rd day – CASCIA / NORCIA

After breakfast departure towards Valnerina luxurian valley that takes its name from the river crossing it, the river Nera, homeland for the black truffle. Arriving at Cascia where you will meet with a professional English guide to visit of the city of St. Rita: fortress, S. Francesco and S.Agostino. After the visit, drive to Norcia (famous for its traditional food sausages, black truffles, various kind of cheese, lentils) to have a typical lunch in a beautiful restaurant. The afternoon will be dedicated to the visit of Norcia. The city  was founded in Palaeolithic times, as the settlement ruins testify, even though it looks like medieval. It was a roman during the VI century, when St Benedetto and St Scolastica were born. Benedetto started to preach and founded his own order of “Benectines”. Today he is the Patron of Europe. Back to the hotel and overnight. Evening at leisure.


4th day – TODI

After breakfast, departure to Todi, free time to discover this typical city of Umbria, located on the ancient borders of the Etruscan and Umbrian territories. By the beginning of the 12th century Todi was a prosperous and growing free commune. During this period the Roman-Etruscan city walls were for the most part demolished and a larger set of walls was built to accommodate the growth of the city. Afterwards an extensive building campaign saw the construction of the Civic Palaces and the Duome around the main square. By the beginning of the 14th century Todi came under the dominion of the Papal dominion. Then, driving to Rome airport to flight to U.S.