Enjoy a week in Italy walking through the gorgeous undiscovered Umbrian region. Got a taste for adventure? Here you will have two half-day cooking classes, enjoying the meals you create under the tutelage of your Italian chef.
Come and discover the irresistible beauty of the Umbrian countryside; impressive vineyards, olive groves and gorgeous panoramic views. These are also some of the most historic and picturesque medieval towns, villages and monuments in Europe.
A taste of Umbria:
- Enjoy one week in Umbria centered in only three hotels
- 2 half day cooking classes (meals included) wine tasting also
- Land of truffles, wine and cheese!
- Learn about local cuisine and wine
- Accommodation, breakfasts and most dinners are included
- Enjoy the company of like-minded women
Girlfriend Getaway: Hiking/Cooking classes
Day 1: Arrive Assisi
Day 2: Transfer to top of Monte Subasio: five hour walk through the Mount Subasion Regional Park. Afternoon at leisure in Assisi.
Day 3: Transfer to Campello Alto: three hour walk to Bovara di Trevi and visit an
ancient olive mill. Olive oil tasting, with coffee and cake. Transfer to Spoleto: three hour afternoon cooking lesson with tasting/dinner of what has been prepared.
Day 4: Transfer to watershed near sacred wood of Monteluco. Short transfer to the watershed near the sacred wood of Monteluco, for a five hour hike. Then we walk to Pontuglia in the Val Nerina where we stop to taste some local specialties before being transferred back to Spoleto.
Day 5: Transfer to the Forca d’Ancarano. Five hour walk to the ancient abbey of St. Eutizio. Transfer back to Spoleto.
Day 6: Three hour morning cooking lesson ending with lunch where you taste what has been prepared. Afternoon optional walk through the Norcia valley or relax at the hotel spa.
Day 7: Transfer to the Piano Grande. Five hour walk along the watershed from Rifugio Perugia to Castelluccio. Afternoon transfer to Norcia.
Day 8: End of Tour
Transfer from Norcia to Spoleto train station.
Date of travel is October 9-16, 2010.
Price is $2650.00 per person based upon double occupancy.