Breathe the scent of the earth, the woods, flowers and listen to the sounds of nature while you walk along dirt roads and footpaths immersed in the unspoilt and lush nature of Umbria, through known and less known places of this amazing land…this is the spirit of our walks with professional and expert tour guides. Here below you find some examples to have an enjoyable day in Umbria!
On request other walks can be organized.
A. Walk to the hermitage Eremo delle Carceri
Walk to the famous Franciscan hermitage on Mount Subasio at 830m / time to visit the hermitage and back walking along trails and quiet country roads to Assisi.
Level medium: some walking experience is needed because of the climb towards the hermitage is hard / Walking time: 3 ½ – 4 hours / Distance: 12 km – 7,5 miles / Differences in level: + 500m
B. Loop walk from Spello.
You will walk along the aqueduct trail to the small walled in village of Collepino. Along quiet country roads you come back to Spello.
Level medium: some walking experience is needed because of the climb towards Collepino. / Walking time: 4 hours / Distance: 12 km – 7,5 miles / Differences in level: + 450m
C. Collepino – Aqueduct trail and visit winery
You park your car at the winery and have a transfer to the mountain village Collepino. A nice walk along the Roman Aqueduct trail brings you to Spello. Amongst olive groves, you reach a winery in the Assisi DOC area. You visit the winery and will have a wine-tasting. On request can be booked a lunch in the winery.
Level: easy (suitable for children from 12 years and on) / Walking time: 4 hours / Distance: 9 km – 5,6 miles / Differences in level: + 130m – 410m
Long trekking (full day):
A. Montefalco and its vineyards
A ring walk in the hills covered with vineyards and olive groves around Montefalco. Start in this lovely medieval town famous for it Sagrantino and Montefalco wines. You need to bring a lunch package or we can book on request a wine-tasting half way.
Level medium: some walking experience is needed because of the up- and downhill walking Walking time: about 6 hours (incl. stops) / Distance: 15 km – 9,3 miles / Differences in level: + 650m
B. Assisi-Spello & Way of Saint Francis walk
From Assisi the route is going uphill to the hermitage Eremo delle Carceri, which is situated at 830m a.s.l. Saint Francis and his companions used to retreat here to meditate in the woods. After St. Francis’s death, a monastery was built on this spot. Passing the spring ‘Tre Fontane’ and the abbey of S. Benedetto you will descend along trails to Spello, walking first through the woods and then through olive groves.
Level: difficult. A walk for experienced walkers. Lunch package is needed / Total Ascent-descent: + 900m -980m / Walking time: 6 hours / Distance: 17,4 km – 10,8 miles