7D/6N - 2020 Abruzzo & Umbria Tour small group

7D/6N - 2020 Abruzzo & Umbria Tour small group

    Abruzzo and Umbria from Rome                        small group

    Rome-Tagliacozzo-Sulmona-Pescara-Lanciano-Ortona-Giulianova-teramo-L’Aquila-Gran Sasso-Tivoli-Marmore-Spoleto-Assisi-Perugia-Todi-Gubbio-Citta di Castello-Orvieto

    7 days/ 6 nights, Rome/Rome

    2020 departs: May 18. Jul 03. Aug 17.

    Cost from: $2190 pp twin share (s/sup $400)

day 1 Rome- Tagliacozzo-Sulmona-Pescara

Departure from Hotel Cicerone, Rome, at 08.30. Departure for the Abruzzo region with a stop in the town of Tagliacozzo, a city that is part of the club of the most beautiful villages in Italy with its medieval buildings at the foot of the Marsica mountains. Visit. Continuation to Sulmona, the city of the poet Ovidio, the confetti, typical bonbon used in ceremonies and the medival aqueduct. Lunch at your own, visit and departure for Pescara.

day 2 Pescara-Lanciano-Ortona-Pescara

Today we visit of the largest town in the region, a modern city emerged on the ancient remains after the serious bombing of World War II. Here the great poet Grabriele D'Annunzio. Was born Modern buildings alternate with a palace in the liberty style of the beginning of the 20th century and mansions from the Bourbon era. Next, departure for Lanciano, the city of the Eucharistic miracle that took place in the 18th century. Visit of the Church of San Francisco, symbol of the event, the Cathedral and the medieval center. Lunch at your own. In the afternoon, visit of Ortona, city of Roman origin, today famous for its beaches and the Aragonese fortress. Return to Pescara and accommodation.

day 3 Pescara-Giulianova-Teramo-L’Aquila-Pescara

Departure for Giulianova, one of the largest villages of the Adriatic, a city that hides in its historic center buildings from different eras, elegant churches and chapels, palaces that recall the ancient splendor of the city. Continue to Teramo, ancient Italic and Roman city, halfway between Apennines and coast. Around the Piazza del Municipio, an elegant and fascinating urban ensemble develops between palaces and churches of medieval times. Lunch at your own. Finally, arrival in L'Aquila, capital of the region, Roman and medieval city, famous for its Fontana delle 99 cannelle, the Cathedral and for being an important university center. Accommodation. Return to Pescara and accommodation.

day 4 Pescara-Gran Sasso-Tivola-Marmore-Spoleto-Assisi

After Breakfast we take panoramic roads lead to the highest Appenines massif, the Gran Sasso, surrounded by a mountain village, ideal places for a summer stroll and a base for skiing in winter. Continue to Tivoli with a stop in the historic center, where gardens, old houses and baroque villas dominate the borough a few kilometers from Rome. Lunch at your own. Later, departure to In the afternoon, on the way to Spoleto, short stop at Marmore to admire the most beautiful Italian falls in the heart of Umbria. Continuation to Spoleto, city of 40,000 inhabitants of Roman origin that keeps symbolic monuments like the Bridge of the Towers or the Arch of Drusus and more recent like the Cathedral and the Albornozian Rock. Finally, arrival to Assisi.

day 5 Assisi-Perugia-Todi-Assisi

A nice walk in the old town of Assisi will end with a visit of the Basilica of Saint Francis. Then, departure for the capital of the Umbrian region, ancient Etruscan center and rich city of history and art. Visit of the city. You can admire the Palazzo dei Priori, the Fontana Mayor, the Etruscan Gate of the 3rd century BC, the Cathedral and the medieval wall. Lunch at your leisure.. Continue for Todi. In the afternoon, stroll through the historic center of this pretty walled village and protected by the Rock of 1373; you can see the Cathedral, the People's Square, the Palace of Priors and the Church of Consolation, built by Bramante. Return to Assisi.

day 6 Assisi-Gubbio-Citta di Castello-Assisi

Breakfast. In the morning visit of the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli at the bottom of the hill of Assisi. Departure to Gubbio, a beautiful city that is located 500 meters above sea level and shows traces of different dominations, from the Roman to the papal. Highlights include the Cathedral, the Ducal Palace, the Capitán's Palace and the Palacio de los Consules. Continuation for Città di Castello and free time for lunch. In the afternoon, visit the city, the largest center of the Upper Tiber Valley, which presents narrow and picturesque streets along with majestic and elegant squares, where some of the historical palaces of greater interest and beauty arise.

day 7 Assisi-Orvieto-Rome

You leave Assisi to reach the most important city on the way between Umbria and Rome: Orvieto. Only the Gothic Cathedral, imposing and elaborate, would be worth the visit to admire its façade but the city of Pozo de San Patricio, offers nice corners to breathe the medieval air of the city, excellent wines or the renowned food. Visit and lunch atyour leisure. Return to Rome where your tour coesm to an end.

Inclusions: 4 * accommodation, breakfast daily, private minivan or coach, eascort driver up to 8 people, driver & guide over 8

people, entrance to Marmore falls & Basilica of St Francis in Assisi, wine & confetti tasting, free wifi on board.

Hotels: 4*Pescara-Best Western Plaza, Assisi – Hotel Fontabella,

Multilingual tour

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