This walking tour is perfect for those who do not want to change hotels every day. for a unique experience in the unspoiled region of Umbria with its beauty and hospitality. It offers the right combination of art, nature and hospitality. In the Umbrian landscape, you will find rolling hills covered with woodland, vineyards and silver- green olive groves alternated with colourful fertile valleys and small picturesque towns built on hilltops.
This tour starts in the Middle Age city of Assisi, the pilgrims’ town built against the slopes of the green Mount Subasio. Many monuments have been erected in honour of the beloved saints Francis and Clare, like the Basilica of Saint Francis. In Assisi, you will make a town walk passing the most important monuments and you take a walk through the hills around Assisi. On the fourth day, you leave the town and walk to Spello. Arrived in the medieval town of Spello, you can first visit the old town centre and then take the train to Spoleto. Your hotel is situated in the historic centre. In Spoleto, there is a lot to visit, including the big cathedral, a Roman house, many museums, and of course the famous aqueduct bridge Ponte delle Torri. It is also a town with excellent restaurants, where local delicacies are served. In Spoleto, you walk in the holy woods of Monteluco and along the Way of Saint Francis once called the Olive Grove Path (Via degli Olivi)
The tour can of course be extended with extra nights in Assisi or Spoleto. Also you could stay for two extra nights in Spello and make a nice loop walk in the surroundings. Please ask us for more information.
For walkers with experience. Routes through hilly landscapes with up- and downhill walking. Daily distances between 11 and 20 km. An average of 3 km an hour. You will walk on footpaths, mountain tracks, forest trails, and quiet country roads. Some days you can choose between longer or shorter less strenuous walks. Total km to walk:
7-day tour: minimum 50 km / 31 miles and maximum 64 km / 40 miles.
Self-guided: daily all year round (exclusive 07/08-20/08/2023)
Guided: On request
Minimum 2 persons (solo traveler on request)
START/ FINISH: Assisi / Spoleto
CODE: W 003 UMB
From € 420