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Spring holidays in Umbria: experiences, wellness and tasting itinerary
Easter and spring festivities to spend in the south of Umbria to discover places and culinary traditions
Duration
4 Days
Meeting point
Orvieto
Difficulty
-
Price
€ 455
Organiser
Travel agency DREAVEL

The travel as you have never lived. Art paths, artisan experiences, tastings, flavors, mysticism, sport, nature, adventure, hidden places. Dreavel: pure emotion.

Dreavel.com is an incoming Tour Operator born in 2013 with the aim of promoting and spreading experiential tourism in Italy and in particular in Umbria. An authentic region, rich in traditions, capable of arousing intense emotions.The good level of accommodation, the wide range of proposals and experiences, the reliability of collaborators and the care in the realization of proposals made to measure, guarantee the satisfaction of all types of customers.

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1st day

Arrival at Borgo San Faustino, an ancient estate on the hills of Orvieto close to Monte Peglia. Visit of the estate, farm and ancient cellars, welcome tasting of production wines, Orvieto Classico DOC and IGT in combination with local products. Accommodation in a standard room, dinner and overnight.

2nd day

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Orvieto, a wonderful city perched on a cliff of tufa. Visit to the San Patrizio's Well, an engineering masterpiece created by Antonio da Sangallo the Younger in the 16th century to provide water to the city in the event of a disaster. Continue to the medieval quarter, entrance to the hypogeum rooms of the "Pozzo della Cava", visit of the caves that include Etruscan tombs, cisterns and cellars. Light lunch with tasting of 3 wines, cold cuts, bruschetta, crostini, dry pastries and dessert wine. Walk through the streets of the old town to the Cathedral of Romanesque origin: inside the Chapel of San Brizio you can admire the prestigious frescoes by Luca Signorelli, Benozzo Gozzoli and Beato Angelico. Return to the village, dinner and overnight.

3rd day

Breakfast at the hotel. Meeting with the guide for speleological excursion to "Pozzi della Piana"*. The excursion begins with a visit to the medieval village of Titignano, which offers a magnificent view of Lake Corbara. Continue to the countryside until the entrance of the vast underground system: through a "natural slide" you will enter a system of caves of tectonic origin for a journey of about 3 hours. At the end of the excursion return to Borgo San Faustino. Entry to the wellness center lasting one hour and the possibility of relaxing treatments. Dinner and overnight.

4th day

Breakfast at the hotel and check-out. Departure for Valnerina, the narrow gorge of the Nera River. Entrance to the Marmore Falls Park, the highest in Europe, surrounded by lush nature. Trekking along the paths of the park to admire the jump from different angles. Continue to the Piediluco Lake, a basin set among the hills formed by the entrance of the river Velino, which, not far away, meets the Nera river in the famous jump. Lunch overlooking the lake based on local specialties. In the afternoon sightseeing by boat with photo stops.

Program
4 Days

1st day

Arrival at Borgo San Faustino, an ancient estate on the hills of Orvieto close to Monte Peglia. Visit of the estate, farm and ancient cellars, welcome tasting of production wines, Orvieto Classico DOC and IGT in combination with local products. Accommodation in a standard room, dinner and overnight

2nd day

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Orvieto, a wonderful city perched on a cliff of tufa. Visit to the San Patrizio's Well, an engineering masterpiece created by Antonio da Sangallo the Younger in the 16th century to provide water to the city in the event of a disaster. Continue to the medieval quarter, entrance to the hypogeum rooms of the "Pozzo della Cava", visit of the caves that include Etruscan tombs, cisterns and cellars. Light lunch with tasting of 3 wines, cold cuts, bruschetta, crostini, dry pastries and dessert wine. Walk through the streets of the old town to the Cathedral of Romanesque origin: inside the Chapel of San Brizio you can admire the prestigious frescoes by Luca Signorelli, Benozzo Gozzoli and Beato Angelico. Return to the village, dinner and overnight.

3rd day

Breakfast at the hotel. Meeting with the guide for speleological excursion to "Pozzi della Piana"*. The excursion begins with a visit to the medieval village of Titignano, which offers a magnificent view of Lake Corbara. Continue to the countryside until the entrance of the vast underground system: through a "natural slide" you will enter a system of caves of tectonic origin for a journey of about 3 hours. At the end of the excursion return to Borgo San Faustino. Entry to the wellness center lasting one hour and the possibility of relaxing treatments. Dinner and overnight.

4th day

Breakfast at the hotel and check-out. Departure for Valnerina, the narrow gorge of the Nera River. Entrance to the Marmore Falls Park, the highest in Europe, surrounded by lush nature. Trekking along the paths of the park to admire the jump from different angles. Continue to the Piediluco Lake, a basin set among the hills formed by the entrance of the river Velino, which, not far away, meets the Nera river in the famous jump. Lunch overlooking the lake based on local specialties. In the afternoon sightseeing by boat with photo stops.

What is included

3 overnights stay at Borgo San Faustino, standard double bedroom breakfast included

3 dinners (3 courses, drinks not included)

1 welcome tasting at the estate's cellars (4 wines paired with typical products)

Entrance to the well of San Patrizio di Orvieto

Visit to the "Pozzo della Cava"

Light lunch at the Pozzo della Cava including 4 wines

Speleological excursion with Guide

1 hour admission to the Wellness Center

1 ticket entrance to the Marmore Falls Park

Lunch overlooking the lake in Piediluco (drinks included)

Boat tour on the Piediluco lake

What is not included

Transfers, tourist city tax, admission to the Duomo of Orvieto (4 Euros payable locally), wellness treatments, tips, personal extras, anything not specifically mentioned in "The price includes"

Contract terms

*PLEASE NOTE: the speleological excursion is guaranteed for a minimum of 5 people. In case of failure to reach the minimum number, an alternative activity will be proposed or a cost adjustment requested.The order of activities and visits could be changed.

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