18709
Italy
Walking the Hill Towns of Umbria
Learn from scholars and local farmers as you walk the meandering hills of Umbria, discovering its vineyards, olive groves, villages and sensational cuisine.
Program No. 18709RJ
Length
9 days
Starts at
2,245
Flights start at
925
Getting There
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At a Glance

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.
Activity Level
Moderately Challenging
Walking up to 4.5 hours daily on paths and mountain trails. Sturdy walking/hiking shoes are required. Elevations up to 3,280 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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