This walking tour for food lovers has the beautiful green and hilly Umbria as a backdrop. It is a perfect combination of walking in panoramic landscapes, exploring around culturally interesting towns and most important of all enjoying the excellent wines and gastronomic traditions of this lovely region.
The tour starts in Assisi, a lovely medieval town, built on the slopes of Mount Subasio. Assisi is a charming town offering tourists a wealth of tranquillity and a lot to see. Take the time to properly explore the town on foot and with the help of our cultural route, you will find yourself walking by many impressive medieval monuments, town palaces, shops, and fountains, such as the Fonte Oliviera. In the evening a gourmet dinner in Restaurant Il Frantoio. Leaving Assisi you will walk to Spello, but before reaching this exquisite town, you will make a stop at a winery to taste some wines of the Assisi d.o.c. area. The tour finishes in Spoleto built on a hillside with most of the sites in the compact upper town offering a wonderful mix of treasures from Roman, Medieval, and Renaissance times. You will have a cooking class and can make a nice walk through the town centre or on request the sacred woods of Monteluco.
This walking tour has also a shorter, but not less captivating version of 5 days in which you explore Assisi and Spello, have a wine-tasting in a winery, and a tasting in Spello.
Moderate with the possibility making some more strenuous walks. You walk in hilly countryside without not too much climbing and descending. There is time to visit the medieval towns along the route. The duration of the walks are between 4 and 6 hours a day; 12 km with an average walking time of 3-4 km an hour. There is some walking experience needed.
Total km to walk
5-day tour: minimum 31 km / 19 miles
7-day tour: minimum 42 km / 26 miles
from 01 April till 31 October (on request during holidays and during the Spoleto Music Festival – from 23/06 until 09/07 (incl) No start on Friday possible because the winery between Assisi and Spello is closed on Sundays
2 or more people.
START/FINISH: Assisi / Spello or Spoleto
CODE: WG 003 UMB
From € 554