A two-wheeled vehicle with an all-Italian charm, the historic Vespa to discover the most authentic Umbria in a "slow" route on the border with Tuscany.
Arrival in Città della Pieve, a splendid Umbrian village on the border with Tuscany, the birthplace of one of the greatest exponents of the Italian Renaissance Pietro Vannucci known as Perugino. Accommodation in country house, self-catering apartment. Welcome drink with wine tasting. Overnight.
Breakfast. Delivery of the VESPA to the hotel and short briefing. Departure for a self drive tour on the hills between Umbria and Valdichiana (about 52 km). Walk through the streets of the historic center of Città della Pieve, the birthplace of one of the greatest exponents of the Italian Renaissance Pietro Vannucci known as Perugino, to discover the ancient palaces and churches that hide the artist's treasures. Entrance to the Oratory of Santa Maria dei Bianchi to admire the Adoration of the Magi and the Civic Museum of Santa Maria dei Servi.Stop on a farm. Walk through olive groves and vineyards, visit to the cellars and the oil mill, light lunch with tasting of 4 wines paired with bruschetta with extra virgin olive oil, cold cuts and cheeses. Continue to Piegaro medieval village linked to the processing of glass and to Panicale, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, an ancient circular castle perched on a hill overlooking Lake Trasimeno. Return to the country house, free time for relaxation and overnight.
Breakfast. Departure by VESPA for the self drive tour of Lake Trasimeno (about 90 km). Arrival in Castiglione del Lago, visit of the historical center. Opportunity to visit the Palazzo dei Signori Della Corgna and the nearby Medieval Lion Fortress which offers a breathtaking view of the lake. Continuation of the tour towards Passignano sul Trasimeno, one of the liveliest places nestled on the shores of the lake, topped by the Medieval fortress of the Lombard era. Arrival at Monte del Lago Magione, a delightful village perched on the lake. Visit of an oil mill in the village with lake view and snack tasting of extra virgin olive oil and bruschetta. Return to the country house and overnight.
Breakfast and checkout.
- 3 night stay in a Country House
- Accommodation in apartment with self catering, breakfast included
- 1 welcome drink- 2 days VESPA 125 cc rental (1 vehicle -> 2 people) delivery to the hotel, helmet, briefing with map delivery, road book, third party liability insurance, theft and fire
- 1 Entrance to the museums of Città della Pieve
- 1 light lunch in Piegaro (tasting of 4 wines - cutting board and bruschetta)
- 1 visit to the oil mill and bruschetta tasting
Transport, tourist tax, tips, extras of a personal nature and anything not expressly indicated in the "fee includes"