Under The Umbrian Spell
Spring colors & scents

Assisi, Trevi, Perugia, Orvieto, Spello and Siena
May 06 - 13, 2023
7 Nights
Starting at $4,924 /person
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1 Home base
4 Destinations
Activity level
Light
Service level
Home
Group size
Max
10
Journey designed by
Mikael Audebert
1 Home base
4 Destinations
Group size : 10

Unlike your typical Italian vacation, this journey is our rendition of what a dreamy (foodie) sojourn should be. It includes an array of food and wine experiences fit for royalty along with rich cultural adventures. The region remains untouched by mass tourism and because of this, tradition and authenticity can be found around every corner. Join us on this journey and you will find yourselves immersed in sensational colors, flavors, and surreal views. Treat yourselves to a well-deserved 7-night stay in a spectacular country house, nestled in the heart of majestic vineyards and olive groves. Revel in the delight of your en-suite bedroom, and indulge in the offerings of our local Chef. Travel to Umbria and experience the benevolence of its people as well as the sheer magnificence of the region.

Nights

7 nights at our estate

Meals

7 traditional breakfasts

7 dinners, including a truffle dinner

2 lunches including a cooking class

Open bar at the estate

Activities

Daily tours and excursions as listed on the itinerary

2 private guided tours (Assisi and Siena)

1 farm to table experience

1 truffle hunting experience

1 cooking class

And More

Private airport station transfers from/to Rome (city or airport)

Services of two journey hosts (including a Chef) as well as professional local guides

Luxury air-conditioned transportation throughout

All taxes

Highlights

Unpretentious & Ancient Luxury

Your home for a week will be one of history and charm. Our selection of villas in Umbria range from the 11th to the 17th century, and each one comes with its own history and modern comfort. More than just feeling at home, you will feel that leaving is just not an option.

Authentic Towns & Villages

Experience the quieter, more authentic towns and villages of Umbria, as opposed to its tourist-filled neighbor, Tuscany. This curated tour of Umbria covers the breathtaking areas of Assisi, Spello, Gubbio, Spoleto, Trevi, and Perugia. They all boast centuries of rich history, quaint markets, and intriguing traditions.

Authentic Cuisine, Superb Wines, & Pampering

Our local Chef works with the best local products and farms. He will deliver an outstanding and authentic culinary experience at the estate. Our menu is varied, diverse, and remarkably traditional. The flow of wine is also consistent!

A Well-Balanced Itinerary

Led by the best local guides, become acquainted with the towns and villages of Umbria in the most fitting manner. Enjoy a flexible and carefully-designed tour of the region, all while delighting in the tradition and beauty around you, at your own pace.

Itinerary

B = Breakfast
L = Lunch
D = Dinner
|The itinerary as presented may need to be modified from time to time to address possible logistical and weather challenges.
The itinerary as presented may need to be modified from time to time to address possible logistical and weather challenges.
Welcome to Umbria

Welcome to Umbria

Day 1

Upon your arrival in glorious Rome, you will be collected and whisked on an adventure that begins with a self-guided visit to Orvietto, followed by a lovely, leisurely lunch (own account). We then take a short drive to what will be your stunning home for the exciting week that lies ahead of you. In the evening, our chef will tantalize your palate with traditional cuisine and perfectly paired wine. We welcome you to Umbria, a mesmerizing place, indeed. Rest assured that your hosts will do their utmost to cater to your needs, all you have to do is revel in the luxury and delight of your surroundings.

Assisi

Assisi

Day 2

On Sunday morning, we discover the incredible town of Assisi. Your private guide awaits for a 3-hour walking tour followed by lunch (own account) and the afternoon discovering the delights of the town and its intriguing shops - envisage eclectic trinkets! We then return to the estate where we have the opportunity to indulge in some leisure time, why not take a dip in the pool, or read a good book alongside it? Dinner and drinks will be served amidst the incredible views, as the sun sets over the impeccable estate.

Local Farms & Producers

Local Farms & Producers

Day 3

Today we venture into Montefalco and start by visiting a family farm where animals, pepper the fields. We sample cheese and yogurt made from the cows, sheep and goat on the property. We then take a stroll through the beautiful hilltop village of Montefalco, where we become acquainted with the locals that produce linen and olive oil. To end our adventurous day, we visit another quaint farm, tucked behind the walls of the town. Here, great emphasis is placed on biodiversity - from honeybees, to geese, each animal is respected. We have lunch on the farm and dinner at the villa, where wine will flow freely.

Spello & Truffle Hunting

Spello & Truffle Hunting

Day 4

After a lovely morning at leisure, we depart for Spello and its award-winning streets. There, flowers of all colors and shapes decorate ornate balconies and stairways. After lunch at leisure, we depart for the lovely town of Trevi where our guide/chef awaits for a short yet fulfilling tour. It is followed by truffle hunting and a truffle dinner at what was once a 12th-century church. dinner is paired with lovely wines from the Montefalco region.

Cooking class and Perugia

Cooking class and Perugia

Day 5

Today, after a morning at leisure, our local chef introduces you to the art of making pasta and tiramisu in the comfort of our villa, all before lunch is served. After a quick "siesta," we head to Perugia, Italy's (contested) chocolate capital. There, we are hosted by local artisans, who demonstrate chocolate making. We will have the opportunity to sample the chocolates paired with dessert wine. On the way back to the property, our Wine Fairy makes sure we stop by yet another one of her favorite wineries, this time, focused on organic wines. In the evening we enjoy a pizza night at the villa, where everyone is invited to participate and contribute.

Siena

Siena

Day 6

Today, we cheat on Umbria and venture into Tuscany. Bordering on Umbria, we make our way Siena. Home to the famous "Palio", our local guide greets us for a short, yet fun tour of the city's main attractions. After lunch (on our own account), we make our way to our favorite winery: Felsina. Here, we are privy to a private and intimate tour of the cellars, followed by a tasting. In the evening, dinner will be prepared by our chef at the villa and served with excellent Tuscan wines picked by our Wine Fairy.

Day at leisure

Day at leisure

Day 7

Today is yours to do as you please, do as much or as little as you please. Relax by the pool, or experience an array of exciting activities. Be it horseback riding and hiking, or shopping for locally made cashmere and ceramic products, we will be delighted to assist. Visit more attractions or enjoy another wine tasting and rest assured that our hosts will always be willing and able to make arrangements. In the evening, our farewell dinner will be held at one of our favorite local eateries, in the heart of a medieval town!

Take the opportunity to extend your stay

Take the opportunity to extend your stay

Day 8

You transfer back to Rome will be included (to either the airport or a city - Transfers to other cities can be arranged). Why leave so soon, though? Let our travel experts design the perfect extension for you, beyond Umbria. Discover Florence, Piedmont, Lake Come, and Venice. Or, how about a short flight to Sicily or Malta? Our experts will listen to your interests and make their recommendations based on your personal needs, allotted time, and budget.

Accommodations

Alla Fattoria

Alla Fattoria

Umbria, Italy

At the end of the cypress avenue protected by the woods, the 'curtain' of the Umbrian hills opens up to a postcard image of the area that surrounds Alla Fattoria, as well as its guest house, Rosa Bianca.
Until a century ago, this immense villa and its guest houses were the center of a farm. The estate is located near Doglio, an ancient hamlet where guests will find themselves "minutes" from some of the best towns around: Todi, Assisi, Spello, Spoleto, Trevi and Perugia.
This exclusive property, which boasts a private spa and two swimming pools, is made up of...

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Your Hosts

Chef Kevin Fonzo
Chef Kevin Fonzo
Executive Chef
Senior Journey Director
Mikael Audebert
Mikael Audebert
Founder & CEO
Creative Director

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Nights

7 nights at our estate

Meals

7 traditional breakfasts

7 dinners, including a truffle dinner

2 lunches including a cooking class

Open bar at the estate

Activities

Daily tours and excursions as listed on the itinerary

2 private guided tours (Assisi and Siena)

1 farm to table experience

1 truffle hunting experience

1 cooking class

And More

Private airport station transfers from/to Rome (city or airport)

Services of two journey hosts (including a Chef) as well as professional local guides

Luxury air-conditioned transportation throughout

All taxes

What other guests have said

A TASTE OF UMBRIA
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Barbara Stein

Wonderful week in Umbria. The food and wine were fabulous! Our daily tours were fun, and we learned a lot. It would be impossible to say what I liked the most, because everything was great! Our hosts went out of their way to make sure that all our needs were met. It was perfect!

September 2019
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Kat and Dale

Thank you so much for our amazing trip to Umbria! Your team truly catered to our personal preferences on every level; with both of us being foodies, it made a difference! Our favorites were the fantastic dinners by Chef Jennifer and her AIV touches? Her culinary creations were arts themselves! The truffle hunt with Bruno was a wonderful experience as well as the visits to the various local towns! Looking through the pictures they were each different and very charming! Memories for a lifetime for sure!

October 2019
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Ann Jones

Art in voyage exceeded every expectation I had. Each day I thought well they can’t do better than this and the next day they did. you didn’t even know they were paying attention to our conversations but then they would adjust the schedule and you realized it was because they were paying attention to what we wanted. You can’t ask for better than that

October 2019
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Good to know

All listed activities are optional in attendance

Our property selection is always subject to change as these are privately owned. In such rare instances, it will be substituted for one of equal or great value offering similar features and amenities.

Additional daily trips and excursions may be arranged for a small supplement.

International flights to and from Italy may be arranged through us.

Travel insurance is recommended (Art In Voyage partners with several trusted companies)

How about extending?

Come early, or leave late. Allow our consultants to customize a pre- or post- extension to your journey.

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Our day-to-day itinerary may, from time to time and prior to departure, need to be altered or slightly modified to address possible unforeseen logistical and weather challenges. In such rare instances, Art In Voyage guarantees delivery of the content of the itinerary yet, in a different order.

All listed retreats (hotels, villas, and barges) are, at times, subject to changes. In such rare instances, similar or higher standards will be upheld.

In case of a cancelation at more than 90 days prior to departure, your deposit will be returned minus a $250 per person administrative fee.

In case of a cancelation within the penalty period: Find a replacement at least 30 days prior to departure and your journey will be fully refunded, minus a $250 per person administrative fee.

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