Umbria is often viewed as Tuscany’s sister, in many ways it mimics Tuscany’s delights, but also has its own distinct character. Umbria, known as ‘the green heart of Italy’ sits right in the middle of the country.
It’s about half the size of Tuscany, which means most of the region can easily be explored. Umbria is serene, understated, breathtakingly beautiful, and most importantly, unspoiled. It has long lived in the shadow of Tuscany, but visitors are discovering its charms and learning that a holiday in Umbria is not to be missed.
The landscape is littered with rolling hills, streams, valleys, olive groves and woodland. Visitors report there being a special quality of light that illuminates the horizon. Umbria is also famous for being the birthplace of the saints, which further contributes to its magical appeal.
This region is known for its olive oil, truffles, fine cured meat and full bodied wine. There are plenty of gorgeous hill towns to visit such as Assisi, Orvieto and Perugia, as well as quaint villages like Trevi, Spello and Montefalco. What are you waiting for? View the links below and book a holiday to Umbria.
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Entrance and Guided Tour of Santa Croce Basilica
Enjoy a small group tour of the Basilica of Santa Croce, known as the Temple of the Glories of Italy. As a mausoleum for important personalities, it houses the tombs of the painter and sculptor Michelangelo, the author Dante, and the scientist Galileo.from 45,83 US Dollar
Florence, Uffizi and Chianti by Minivan from Pisa Including Wine Tasting
Leave Pisa to discover the rich Renaissance heritage of Florence on a small-group, full-day trip that includes a visit Uffizi and a Chianti wine tasting. Wander around Florence at your leisure or upgrade to have a local guide show you around the city. Travel to Florence and visit the Uffizi Gallery. Afterward, sample some quality wine at a winery in the rolling Tuscan hills. Numbers on this small-group tour are limited to seven people, ensuring personal attention from the tour host.from 97,13 US Dollar
Wine Tasting and Tuscan Lunch
Whether you are a wine novice or expert, you’ll love this original and informative wine-tasting class in an original Tuscan winery. You will get to sample several Tuscan products and wines. Choose from four specially designed wine tastings to suit your preferences.from 18,55 US Dollar
Michelangelo's David Tour
The most iconic artwork in history comes to life on this small-group tour focused on the David and its enigmatic artist. From the history of the very stone the David was carved from, to the commissioning of the artwork through to its original placement and the creation of the museum where it now stands, this is a tour like no other. Led by Florence’s greatest guides, this tour also includes an introduction to other works by Michelangelo and fascinating information about the master artist himself. Pre-reserved museum entry is included.from 39,29 US Dollar