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Walking the Hill Towns of Umbria

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Program #18709ENZ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
With all the stunning landscape of Tuscany but none of the crowds, Umbria holds a special place in the hearts of those who love the traditional, the serene and the authentic Italian countryside. And with rolling hills, picturesque medieval towns and beautiful vineyards and valleys, it also holds a special place for those who love to walk. Join local experts for spirited and informative rambles through this truly unique region.


Highlights

• Above the town of Spoleto, join a truffle farmer to learn the proper way to hunt this delicacy.
• Climb through the Umbrian valley with views of Assisi and Trevi to the Colleciocco winery for a tasting.
• In the town of Bevagna, visit a medieval paper manufacturer to learn the technique of this ancient art.

Activity Notes

Walking up to 4.5 hours per day on paths and mountain trails up and down over mixed terrain. Elevations ranging from 1000-2000 feet. Sturdy walking/hiking shoes are required (ankle-high shoes are not required, but highly recommended).

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Rome, coach to Foligno, 7 nights; coach to Rome; departure.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
7 nights of accommodations
16 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
10 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences

Ratings

4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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