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Day 1) ROME- LAKE BRACCIANO - LAKE VICO - VITERBO

Meeting with our guide and minibus in the hotel lobby of Hotel Cicerone, Rome, at 08.30. Departure for Lake Bracciano, the third largest of central Italy, famous holiday resort of the Romans. Arrival to Anguillara Sabazia, a city of 20,000 inhabitants that overlooks the eastern part of the lake and fascinates the tourist with its narrow streets and full of medieval-style stairs. Continuation to Bracciano, greater center of the lake, which stands out for its panoramic views, the Orsini Castle and good food. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon, departure for Lake Vico, the highest in Italy. Stop at Ronciglione, which overlooks the southern part of the lake with its beautiful fortress, the Roman Gate and the Municipal Palace. Continuation for Viterbo and accommodation at the hotel.

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Day 2) VITERBO - LAKE BOLSENA - VITERBO

Breakfast. In the morning, visit of the old town of Viterbo, already known as "City of the Popes", for having been papal seat in the thirteenth century; such as the Palace of the Popes, the Cathedral of San Lorenzo and a beautiful historical center composed of streets and buildings of the Middle Ages. Continuation for Lake Bolsena, the largest volcanic lake in Europe, with arrival in Capodimonte, village in the southernmost part of the lake, which stands out for its volcanic sand beach surrounded by Italian gardens.

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Free time for lunch. In the afternoon, a panoramic route to Bolsena, the largest center of the lake, and embarkation by boat for a one-hour excursion to the islands of Bisentina and Martana. Return to Bolsena and then to Viterbo. Accommodation.

 

Day 3) VITERBO - LAKE TRASIMENO - PERUGIA

Breakfast. Departure for Lake Trasimeno, the largest lake in central Italy. Arrival in Castiglione del Lago, already a member of the club of the most beautiful boroughs of Italy, today an elegant village on the western side of the lake in which the Ducal Palace and the old Lion Rock stand out. Continuation for Passignano through a beautiful panoramic route of border between the regions Umbria and Tuscany. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon,board the ferry to the Isla Mayor, which is in front of the beautiful village.

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Visit this picturesque set of houses where only 17 people live and then return to Passignano to follow Perugia. Accommodation.

 

Day 4) PERUGIA - ASSISI

Breakfast. In the morning, visit the capital of the Umbrian region, ancient Etruscan center and rich city of history and art. You can admire the Palazzo dei Priori, the Fontana Mayor, the Etruscan Gate of the 3rd century BC, the Cathedral and the medieval wall. Free time for lunch.

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Departure to to Assisi, the city of San Francisco with stop at Santa Maria degli Angeli to admire the homonym Sanctuary built above the chapel loved by the saint. Then, entrance to the Basilica of San Francisco and brief walk through the medieval historical center.

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Accommodation.

 

Day 5) ASSISI - SPOLETO - TODI - ASSISI

Breakfast. Departure for Spoleto, city of 40,000 inhabitants of Roman origin that keeps symbolic monuments like the Bridge of the Towers or the Arch of Drusus and more recent like the Cathedral and the Albornozian Rock.

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Then, continue for Todi and free time for lunch. In the afternoon, stroll through the historic center of this pretty walled village and protected by the Rock of 1373; you can see the Cathedral, the People's Square, the Palace of Priors and the Church of Consolation, built by Bramante. Return to Assisi via panoramic itinerary and accommodation.

 

Day 6) ASSISI - GUBBIO - CITTA' DI CASTELLO - ASSISI

Breakfast. Departure to Gubbio, a beautiful city that is located 500 meters above sea level and shows traces of different dominations, from the Roman to the papal. Highlights include the Cathedral, the Ducal Palace, the Capitán's Palace and the Palazzo dei Consoli.

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Continuation for Città di Castello and free time for lunch. In the afternoon, visit the city, the largest center of the Upper Tiber Valley, which presents narrow and picturesque streets along with majestic and elegant squares, where some of the historical palaces of greater interest and beauty arise. Return to Assisi via panoramic itinerary and accommodation.

 

Day 7) ASSISI - ORVIETO - ROME

Breakfast. You leave Assisi to reach the most important city on the way between Umbria and Rome: Orvieto. Only the Gothic Cathedral, imposing and elaborate, would be worth the visit to admire its façade but the city of Pozo de San Patricio, offers nice corners to breathe the medieval air of the city, t excellent wines or the renowned food. Visit and free time for lunch.

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Return to Rome and end of services.

 Note: tour starts and ends in the same hotel. We kindly ask to you to contact us for special quotation when your customer need a in/out transfer to a different hotel.

 

RATES PER PERSON:

DOUBLE ROOM - comfort tour                  €uro 1.310,00

SINGLE ROOM - comfort tour                    €uro 1.550,00

DOUBLE ROOM - luxury tour                     €uro 1.860,00

SINGLE ROOM - luxury  tour                      €uro 2.630,00

IN THE TOWNS OF VITERBO, PERUGIA AND ASSISI A CITY TAX FOR ACCOMMODATION IS NOW COMPULSORY. EVERY CLIENT MUST PAY IT CHECKING OUT.

 

RATES INCLUDE:

  • Itinerary as above according to the hotel option choice
  • Bus at disposal for the mentioned itinerary

  • English speaking courier (leaving from 9 participant; from 1 to 8 participant, only driver speaking English)

  • All itineraries by boat as above

  • Wine tasting at Lake Trasimento in the wonderful Island Maggiore
  • Black truffle food tasting
  • Entry to the Basilica di San Francesco

RATES DO NOT INCLUDE:

Meals, entrance, porterage, hotels city taxes, extras and everything which does not appear on "PRICE INCLUDES"

 

DEPARTURE DATES:

  • 21/May/2018
  • 20/Aug/2018
  • 08/Oct/2018

 

HOTELS ACCOMMODATION OR SIMILAR (comfort tour):

VITERBO: Mini Palace Hotel****, Via Santa Maria della Groticella 2/B, tel. +39/0761 309742, http://www.minipalacehotel.com/

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PERUGIA: Locanda della Posta****, Corso Vannucci 97, tel. +39/075 5728925, http://www.locandadellapostahotel.it/

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ASSISi: Hotel Fontebella****, via Fontebella 25, tel. +39/075 812883, http://www.fontebella.com/

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HOTELS ACCOMMODATION OR SIMILAR (luxury tour):

VITERBO: Mini Palace Hotel****, superior room, Via Santa Maria della Groticella 2/B, tel. +39/0761 309742, http://www.minipalacehotel.com/

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PERUGIA: Hotel Sina Brufani*****, classic room, Piazza Italia 12, tel. +39/075 5732541, https://www.sinahotels.com/it/h/sina-brufani-perugia/

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ASSISI: Nun Hotel Relais & Museum*****, Via Eremo delle Carceri 1A, tel. +39/075 8155150, http://www.nunassisi.com/

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CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • 100% no-show
  • 70% from 1 to 3 days before the departure
  • 50% from 3 to 4 days before the departure
  • 30% from 14 to 21 days before the departure
 

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