Discover the foods, wines and hill towns of Tuscany’s Chianti wine region and Umbria on this engaging full-day tour from Rome! Accompanied by an expert local guide, travel through Tuscany’s rolling countryside and visit the lovely medieval town of Cortona, with time to explore its cobbled lanes and absorb its old-world atmosphere. Enjoy a tasty regional lunch at a rural farmhouse restaurant, and wind through the vineyards of Chianti to the hill town of Montepulciano. Here, sample some delicious local wines at a traditional cellar before heading back to Rome.
• 13 hours
Experience the romance of Rome by night on this 2.5-hour dinner cruise on the Tiber River. Witness unparalleled views of some of the city’s most famous monuments, such as St Peter’s Basilica and Castel Sant’Angelo, illuminated against the inky Roman sky as you indulge in a gourmet 4-course dinner served by the boat’s waiting staff and accompanied by live music.
• 2.5 hours
Join a 3-hour walking tour of Assisi to see the wonderful Basilica of Saint Francis, Saint Rufino’s Cathedral, and Saint Claire's Basilica as well as the lively main city square – Piazza del Comune.
• 3 hours
Discover the pretty town of Assisi and learn about St Francis of Assisi, one of the most notable saints in the history of the Catholic Church, on this day trip from Rome. Board a comfortable coach in Rome for the journey to Assisi, the birthplace of the saint, to tour the megalithic Basilica di San Francesco. You'll also explore the town as well as the Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli and Basilica di Santa Chiara. Numbers limited to 15, ensuring a small-group tour.
• 1 day
This is an Assisi tour with your private guide. Discover the famous monuments of Assisi on a private walking tour, and stroll down alleys to the typical squares of the Old Town. See Roman ruins, old stone houses, and magnificent frescoes.
• 3 hours
Visit the historic center of Assisi, in a full-day tour from Rome, and learn the story of its patron saint, St. Francis of Assisi. Go to the Convent of Santa Chiara, and continue through the countryside of Umbria Orvieto to admire the Gothic cathedral.
• 12 hours
Pedal your way through northern Lazio and Umbria on a day trip from Rome. After cycling from the meeting point to the train station, load the bicycle onto the train yourself as a real pro and make yourself ready for a train ride out of the city. Swap to an electric bike or mountain bike and follow an uphill route through the Tiber Valley, the Oasis of Alviano nature reserve and the enchanting hill town of Civita di Bagnoregio. Take the cable train to Orvieto, enjoy free time to explore, and then finish on a high note — wine and dinner at a traditional wine cellar. A lunch box and return train to Rome are also included.
• 13 hours
Orvieto is located on a volcanic rock 300 feet above the gorgeous Paglia Valley. The city is known for having one of Europe's most architecturally important Cathedrals, the 14th-century Orvieto Cathedral. Enjoy a 3-hour private walking tour through the twists and turns of the city.
• 3 hours
Visit Cortona and Assisi, two stunning hilltop towns, on a full-day trip from Siena! Explore the town of Cortona in the morning, sightseeing independently or discovering its delights on a guided walking tour (own expense). Then, spend your afternoon in the town of Assisi, following in the footsteps St Francis of Assisi (Italy’s patron saint) on a walking tour, learning about his life in the town.
• 9 hours
Orvieto is an old town located on a tufa outcrop 300 feet above the gorgeous Paglia valley below. The city is mostly known for its Duomo (one of the most architecturally important in Europe), for its Etruscan roots and for the museums where one finds collections and displays that range over 2500 years of history. With this tour you will get to explore its fascinating underground.
• 2 hours