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Gourmet Tour: searching herbs, cooking class and truffle hunting

A 4-day food & wine tour for foodies
Trevi - Assisi - Spello

A yummy gourmet tour

This food & wine tour offers the best of Umbria: nature, cultural interesting towns, good food and excellent wines.  A lovely backdrop of green hills covered with vineyards and olive groves will surrounds the Valle Umbra. In this valley you find the well-known small medieval towns of Assisi, Montefalco, Bevagna and Spello, but also larger cities such as the county town Perugia with its many impressive palazzi, churches, museums and delightful shopping streets, and Spoleto, lying at the foot of the green wooded Monteluco.

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You will stay in an eco-accommodation along the babbling Clitunno river located between Trevi, Bevagna and Montefalco. In the fine dining restaurant are used genuine local products such as truffles, mushrooms, veal and extra-virgin olive oil. You will be accompanied for searching herbs in the fields and afterward you have a cookery course, where herbs are used. Umbria is famous for its truffles and of course you cannot leave this lovely region without a truffle hunting experience and taste some truffle dishes. You have enough time to visit also some of the medieval towns in the Valley

cooking lesson Umbria

On request you can have extra night and other Food & Wine experiences, like visiting an olive oil mill or make a walk with a guide between the Sagrantino vineyards of Montefalco and taste these great wines in a winery.

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Gourmet Tour: searching herbs, cooking class and truffle hunting

DIFFICULTY: 1
Cooking class and truffle hunting suitable for all!

Difficulty level 1   


DEPARTURES:
Daily from all year through (During festivities on request)

PARTICIPANTS:
Minimum 2 – maximum 5 people (with more participants on request). 


Start / Finish: Trevi / Trevi


Code: G 008 UMB

Prices

From € 585,00

Daily program of

4-day/ 3- night tour

Day 1 | Arrival at your country house near Trevi

Individual arrival at your country house
In the evening dinner to taste flavourful Umbrian dishes and wines.

Day 2 | Searching for herbs and cooking class

In the morning you are free to visit one of the towns in the surroundings of your country house, like Trevi, Montefalco or Bevagna. Around 14.00 you will search for herbs in the fields with Prof. Loschi, specialized in fresh herbs. Later in the afternoon, you have the cookery course’, where some of the herbs will be prepared. In the evening during dinner, you will taste the delicious dishes prepared during the course.

Day 3 | Spello, Assisi and a truffle hunt.

After breakfast, you have time to make a quick stroll through Spello.
Spello is proudly built on the slopes of Mount Subasio. The town has well preserved its medieval character and in the old centre you will find a maze of alleys, cheerful tinted by the plants in flower boxes. The main sights are in the centre: the S. Maria Maggiore church with the colorful fresco cycle by Pinturicchio and two works by Perugino, the S. Andrea church, the city museum, the Roman mosaics and Roman city gate Porta Consolare and Porta Venere.

Around 10.30 starts the truffle hunting with dogs near Spello. After this unique experience, you will have a visit to an organic winery. Here is also served lunch where you will taste the truffle, accompanied by the delectable wines of the winery.
In the afternoon you have time to visit Assisi, a town where history, traditions, and art are fused together in harmony. You can enjoy wandering through the alleys, stepped streets and crossing the squares with many terraces, inviting you to enjoy a delicious Italian ‘gelato’ or drink a hot cappuccino. There is much to see such as the basilicas of St. Francis and St. Clair, the castle, many museums, and the Forum Romanum. You get a description of a cultural walking tour that takes you along the most important monuments of the town.

Free for dinner in the evening

Day 4 | End of tour after breakfast

After breakfast finishes this stunning and luscious tour!

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