Splendor of Umbria trip - 21 - 26 October 2019
The Italian instructor Luisa, in collaboration with Mary Anne Pulizzi, a certified travel consultant, is happy to offer the following confirmed trip to Italy.
A morning of olive picking, learning the fine science of truffle hunting, 2 cooking classes with a one-star Michelin chef and, of course, sampling the unique local food are just part of this limited participant itinerary.
Base for the 5 days will be the privately owned and managedfour-star charming historic building HOTEL in the medieval walled town of Spello, where the renowned frescos of Pinturicchio remain.
Stopsto overlook the area of Umbria will be in ASSISI with its Giotto and history, DERUTA with its pottery and the Umbria region’s small hilltop towns, such as Spoleto.
A short drive from our hotel to Sportoletti Vineyards (home of Robert Parker’s 95-rated Villa Fidelia) for a tour of their production with lunch and wine pairing.
5 nights Accommodation in Hotel
Daily Buffet Breakfast
3 dinners at restaurants in Spello including local wine and mineral water
2 cooking classes taught by One Star Michelin Chef Marco Gubbiotti with
corresponding meals including wine
One-half day of truffle hunting with lunch and drinks
All lunches except one on your own in Deruta and Assisi
Transportation to Deruta and guided tour of private owned pottery (Majolica) factory
Guided walking tours of Spello and Spoleto
One half day of olive picking and olive mill visit and tasting
Sportoletti Vineyard visit and lunch wine pairing
Bus transfers for all scheduled events
Porterage at hotel
Roundtrip group bus transfers from Roma designated hotel in central Roma to Spello
B-breakfast L-Lunch D-dinner
Air Fare from home airport
Items of a personal nature not mentioned
Transfer from Roma other than with group (earlier or later arrival/departure in Roma from airport to your hotel for example)
Suggested gratuities to guides and bus drivers, per person per day - 5 EURO to guide and 3 EURO to bus driver
COST PER PERSON BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY - 1,430 EURO*
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT (in a DOUBLE room) - 200 EURO
DEPOSIT of 500 EURO to reserve a space, first come, first served
FINAL PAYMENT DUE MONDAY, 19 AUGUST
PAYMENT BY BANK TRANSFER in EURO – for bank information please
MARY ANNE PULIZZI, GROUP COORDINATOR at
* SHOULD YOU NEED ASSISTANCE IN MAKING AIR OR TRAIN
ARRANGEMENTS TO AND FROM ITALY OR PRE OR POST TRAVEL
PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT:
MARY ANNE PULIZZI - GROUP COORDINATOR,
Telephone (011) 39 06 574 3087 or SKYPE “mapulizzi”, WhatsApp or Viber