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“Green Heart of Italy”
Hotel & Rental Car Package – 4 nights
A journey to discover Umbria known as the “Green Heart of Italy”. Its views, landscape and natural, are unique enough to surprise artists such
as Goethe, Stendhal and Byron. Difficult to say which is the most beautiful town between Assisi, Perugia, Spello, Gubbio or Spoleto: certainly
no one will be disappointed by the charm of these villages beautifully suspended in time and surrounded by nature.
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- 4 overnights in a 4* hotel in Passignano sul Trasimeno or Perugia on BB basis
- Category C car and “GOLD insurance” included
- City taxes (must to be paid on spot)
- Lunches and all the drinks at meals
- Porterages and personal expenses
- Tips to the guide and driver (optional)
- Anything not expressly indicated in “the rate includes”
Day 1 - ARRIVAL (OVERNIGHT IN PERUGIA)
Arrive at Airport. After picking up the rental car drive to Perugia city of art and history, located in a splendid position between the Tiber Valley
and Lake Trasimeno. Upon arrival, climb up to the fortress, the heart of the historic center, enclosed by Etruscan and medieval walls.
Suggested itinerary: City tour: the Palazzo dei Priori, now home to the Town Hall and the Umbrian National Gallery, the Fontana Maggiore,
symbol of the city and wonderful example of sculpture, executed by the brothers Nicola and Giovanni Pisano in 1280, the Cathedral of San
Lorenzo, dating back to the mid-fourteenth century. Visit of the Noble College of Exchange, ancient seat of bankers and money changers, a real
treasure chest. The Audience Hall houses a cycle of frescoes by Pietro Perugino, a masterpiece of the artist at the height of his career at the
end of the fifteenth century. At the end of the visit time available in the city center. We suggest a stop at one of the historic pastry shops in
Perugia to enjoy one of the chocolate specialties or a visit to the Galleria Nazionale Umbra inside the Palazzo dei Priori. In October: possibility
to visit the stands of Eurochocolate in Perugia. Accommodation in hotel. overnight.
Day 2 - ASSISI (OVERNIGHT IN PERUGIA)
Breakfast at the hotel. This day we suggest you to spend your day in Assisi.
Suggested itinerary: Drive to Assisi, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site because it "preserves a set of masterpieces of the human
creative genius". Each stone speaks of its most illustrious citizen, Saint Francis, Patron of Italy. The visit, between art and spirituality, starts
from the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli that houses the "Porziuncola", the place where Saint Francis died: remained for a long time in
neglect, was restored by Francis himself on his return to Assisi at the end of 1207. Continue to the center where you will admire the Basilica of
San Francesco with the tomb of the Saint and the beautiful frescoes of Giotto and his school. Along the alleys you reach the Church of S. Chiara
with the relics of the Saint and the wooden crucifix that, according to tradition, spoke to Saint Francis. Return to hotel and overnight.
Day 3 - SPELLO & SPOLETO (OVERNIGHT IN PERUGIA)
Breakfast in the hotel. This day we suggest you to spend your day in Spello and Spoleto.
Suggested itinerary: Breakfast at the hotel. The day is dedicated to visiting some of the most beautiful cities of Umbria. First visit to Spello, an
ancient medieval village on the slopes of Mount Subasio, among the most beautiful in Italy. Visit of the Baglioni Chapel inside the Collegiate
Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, famous for a cycle of frescoes by Pinturicchio dating back to 1500 and the ceramic floors of Deruta. Continue
to Spoleto. Visit the town: the Roman Theatre, the Mauri Palace, the Church of Sant'Ansano and the Arch of Druso. In the afternoon you reach
the Marmore Falls, a natural spectacle of incredible charm, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Praised over the centuries for its
beauty, it appears as a roaring column of water distributed over three jumps over 165 meters high. Walk along one of the paths of the park. In
the evening return to the hotel, overnight.
Day 4 - GUBBIO (OVERNIGHT IN PERUGIA)
Breakfast in the hotel. This day we suggest you to spend your day in Gubbio.
Suggested itinerary: Departure towards Gubbio, one of the oldest towns in Umbria, at the foot of Mount Ingino. Visit the historic center with
the Piazza Grande, a real terrace over the city, the Palazzo dei Consoli with its unmistakable crenellated profile, the Cathedral and the Ducal
Palace in Renaissance style wanted by Federico da Montefeltro. Possibility of ascent by funicular on Mount Ingino (optional and extra charge)
to the Basilica of Sant'Ubaldo, protector of the city- Return to the hotel and overnight.
Day 5 - DEPARTURE
Breakfast in the hotel. Check out at 10:00. Drive back to the same airport, release of the car and end of our services. Grazie e arrivederci!
• Each rental day is a fraction of 24 hours, the vehicle must be
returned on time or within the next 59 minutes.
• The pick-up and drop-off of the car at the airport will be during the
opening hours of the company Noleggiare (Everyday from 08:00 to
22:30); after these hours the rental company will charge an extra
fee. Please inquire before booking your flight.
• 4 dinners (3 course menu) at hotel in Passignano sul Trasimeno
€ 60,00 p.p.
• On request possibility to have a Pre/post tour
• Upgrading for the car rental category on request
4*selected hotels or similars:
• Passignano sul Lago Trasimeno: Bluhotels Villa Paradiso or similar
• Perugia: Hotel Plaza, Gio Wine or similar (*) :
Stop sales 19-23/04 and 07-16/06 and Eurochocolate 13-22/10
(*) The hotels indicated may be replaced with others of the same
category. Accommodations are located in the indicated towns or in
a different cities where will be possible to realize the program
• Cancellations up to 15 days before departure with full refund.
• Cancellations from 14 to 8 days before departure, penalty of 30%
• Cancellations from 7 to 4 days before departure, penalty of 50%
• In case of cancellation within 3 days before departure, penalty of
• There will be no refund for no shows or voluntary interruption of
an already started trip
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