Experience the medieval charm of Assisi on this private day trip from Rome. In the comfort of your own vehicle with a private driver-guide, you’ll journey to the region of Umbria, known for its hilltop villages, to visit the UNESCO World Heritage–listed town of Assisi. On a walking tour, see historical sites related to native son St Francis of Assisi, Italy’s patron saint, and admire religious landmarks like the Church of Santa Chiara and Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli.
Go for a sunrise hot air balloon ride over some of Italy’s most beautiful scenery, and complement your journey with a delicious breakfast and wine tasting, on this one-of-a-kind outing. Meet in the early morning and take to the skies in the company of an experienced pilot; you’ll enjoy a special perspective on Assisi, Perugia, and the lovely Umbrian countryside. Upon landing, you’ll transfer to the Cantina Dionigi winery, where you can enjoy traditional local nibbles and wines.
Explore the art of traditional Umbrian cuisine with a hands-on cooking class in Orvieto and then enjoy your creations with dinner and a wine pairing. This class goes beyond the basics of Italian cooking allowing you to customize the course to fit your skills and interests, whether it be making pastas from scratch, refining your dough techniques, or preparing cheeses from raw milk.
Discover Assisi’s rich history on a private, 3-hour walking tour. Stroll through the charming squares and narrow streets of old town, and learn about the city’s multilayered past as you view ancient Roman ruins and medieval buildings. Pay homage to Assisi’s famous patron saint at the Basilica of St Francis, which boasts one of Italy’s finest collections of church art. Stop as often as you like and enjoy the personalized attention of a private guide.
See the highlights of Assisi on a 3-hour walking tour with a knowledgeable local guide. Visit the stunning UNESCO World Heritage-listed Basilica di San Francesco (Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi), the Duomo di San Rufino, the Basilica di Santa Chiara (St Claire) and the lovely main square, Piazza del Comune. Enjoy clear views of the massive 14th-century fort, Rocca Maggiore, which sits on top of the hill. As you walk with your guide, hear about the history and cultural treasures of Assisi.
It will be an unforgettable experience, in which we will meet 3 Orvieto wine excellences, where with similar grapes we will taste wines with different scents, aromas and scents. The skilful art of families who have produced excellent wines for generations, will be made available to us, thus being able to taste superb wines and local products, cheeses, salami and bruschetta, which together with the renowned Orvietano Extra Virgin Olive Oil, make this earth a unique place.
We will move with the E-Bikes that will allow you to move in a comfortable, easy and eco-sustainable way between the different wineries, thus also admiring landscapes, views, farmhouses and allowing us to photograph places of extraordinary beauty.
Assisi is one of the most picturesque hill-top towns in Umbria and renowned for its UNESCO-listed Basilica of San Francesco. On this tour, visit the medieval Basilica, Rocca Maggiore castle, and Saint Rufino’s Cathedral, then follow in the footsteps of Saint Francis of Assisi with a tour of Eremo Delle Carceri, the Sanctuary of Saint Damiano, and the Basilica of Our Lady of the Angels.
Take your time to get amazed by the facade of Orvieto's Cathedral, one of the most beautiful churches in the world. Learn about the spectacular Signorelli's frescoes and get inspired as Michelangelo did five centuries ago.
Explore the hand-made tunnels of an underground area of the city and see the memories of the ancient Etruscan civilization. Walk along the impressive medieval walls and stop at the viewpoints to admire great panoramas of the countryside.
We will meet in the city center and after introductions we will start our lovely tour of the city during which you will discover Assisi and its heritage.
On our adventure I will chalenge your interests and take you on an journey that will give you knowledge about our medieval city, habits, lifestyle, festivals, local food products, wines, our traditions and culture.
My stories will take you traveling back and forward in time, introducing you to facts, local lore and behind the scene tales about how life used to be and how it is now in the city. We will discuss about our local saints: St. Francis & St. Clare. We will admire the city with its medieval buildings and its ancient Roman structures that decorate the Unesco Heritage Sites.
During the city walk, we will have a professional photo shoot in unique locations throughout the city of Assisi and I will create a personal photo album for you.
At the end of our experience I will have a unique special surprise waiting for you.
Visit the stunning UNESCO World Heritage-listed Basilica di San Francesco (Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi) with a private official guide. See the highlights of Assisi with a knowledgeable local guide. Discover the Basilica di Santa Chiara (St Claire) and the lovely main square. As you walk with your guide, hear about the history and cultural treasures of Assisi.
Foodies in Gubbio can certainly take a culinary tour or book a class at a cooking school, but for a truly personal culinary experience, nothing beats a home cooked meal. With this private cooking class in a local's kitchen, follow along with your host as you prepare three traditional dishes from scratch. After your hard work, enjoy a lovely meal with your host, complete with three courses, local wine, and great company—all included.
- See all the important sights of Assisi in a different way
- Discover the city aboard an excitingand vintage Ape Calessino tuk - tuk
- Enjoy the magnificent Basilicas of Assisi; San Francesco, Piazza del Comune, Rocca Maggiore and Santa Chiara
- 1.15 hour Assisi tour
- Departure from Assisi and Santa Maria degli Angeli hotels included
Travel through the green fields and vineyards of Umbria on a trekking bike, without the inhibition of glassed-in tour bus windows. You can focus on the scenery as your guide leads the way through Bevagna and listen to commentary on the area's medieval history. Visit an organic winery for a tasting and settle down for a provided picnic lunch in a scenic spot.
On this behind-the-scenes tour of the family-run Tili winery in Assisi, you won’t just have the chance to enjoy multiple glasses of organic, locally made wine. You’ll also go for a tour of the vineyard and facilities, will learn the ins and outs of the winemaking process, and will even enjoy a light meal, featuring bruschetta, cheese and salami with homemade preserves, and other traditional nibbles.
Explore the Perugina Chocolate Factory with this half-day food-focused experience in Perugia. Join a local guide for a tour of the chocolate laboratory and sample several products during a tasting. Continue the culinary excursion with a light lunch at a typical food shop in Perugia for an introduction to the flavors of Umbria.
Some wine tours can feel hurried and impersonal but this small-group tour offers an intimate experience in one of the smallest wine cellars in the Montefalco area. Try seven different wines, accompanied by plates of cheese, ham, bruschetta, and chocolate, while chatting with your guide and learn about Umbrian wine-making, in a relaxed setting.
Enjoy the highlights of Perugia in just hours without the hassle of a guidebook and map with this guided walking tour through the medieval town center. Stroll past top sights like Palazzo dei Priori, Rocca Paolina, Piazza IV Novembre, and the Roman aqueduct while learning about the city’s history and architecture from your guide. Stop to take in views from this hilltop town over the surrounding Umbrian countryside.
Two of Orvieto’s most delightful features are its warren of tunnels and caves beneath the historic center and its excellent red and white wines. Combine these two with this unique experience, beginning with a guided visit of the underground network of ancient passages and caverns, followed by a traditional “aperitivo” including savory and sweet finger foods and local red and white wines served directly in the cave.
Visit the Pozzo della Cava in Orvieto with a pre-booked admission ticket that illuminates the history of Orvieto. Learn about the ancient Etruscans, the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance as the Pozzo reveals layers of history in the underground complex.
The e-bike experience in Civita called "Castello nel Cielo" is unique. Just outside Orvieto you pass through the ancient Badia and then up the plateau that from the ancient residence of Collevento through Canale and then Boccetta leads to Bagnoregio, accompanied only by the rustle of a breeze that here in all seasons keeps the air clear , clean and fresh. The images that can be set in these places of great beauty, where the views offer views of vineyards, olive groves, pastures and woods are a feast for the eyes. Country houses and cellars meet along the path where it is possible to buy the real typical local products. The arrival then to the lookout of Civita is indescribable, a glance that leaves you breathless. The visit to the village, set of famous films, is a continuous emotion, with its premises, artisan shops, perfumes, essences ...
Let's return to the Belvedere of the Farnese Terrace, from where the Rupe di Orvieto can be admired in all its majesty and elegance
Dive into Perugia like a local foodie. Explore your Cesarina's most trusted artisanal food shops, tasting as you go.
Visit a selection of small local shops, learn about the typical products of the city while tasting them.
A delicious way to discover Perugia and its gastronomy!
• Street food tasting tour
• Explore your Cesarina's most trusted artisanal food shops
• Sample some of Perugia typical street food staples
• Do some sightseeing in Perugia as you walk from tasting to tasting
• Small-group tour with a maximum of 12 people for an authentic food experience
Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
Discover the secrets of authentic Italian cuisine with this 4-hour home cooking experience in Assisi. Visit a typical Umbrian home; get hands-on as you cook up an array of appetizers, pastas, and meat dishes; then tuck into your delicious homemade creations, accompanied local wine and dessert.