Walking the Hill Towns of Umbria
Learn from scholars and local farmers as you walk the meandering hills of Umbria at the pace you choose, discovering its vineyards, olive groves, villages and sensational cuisine.
Program No. 18709RJ
9 days
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At a Glance

With all the amazing views that echo the landscapes of Tuscany but none of the crowds, Umbria holds a special place in the hearts of those who love the stunning Italian countryside. 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 on daily hikes selected based on your preferred pace and difficulty.
Activity Level
Moderately Challenging
Each day, choose from multiple hiking options based on your desired level of challenge and pace, ranging from 2 - 5.5 miles on mountain trails. Elevations up to 3,596 feet.
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • 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.
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Matteo Eli
Matteo Eli is known for his energy and contagious enthusiasm. He holds a degree in electronic engineering, which he pursued while working as an IT consultant. He is also a licensed walking guide, which allows him to share the love he has for his country with adventurers from all over the world. Matteo makes his home in Perugia, Italy.
Matteo Eli
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