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Cycling the Wine Trails of Umbria
Enjoy the unspoilt scenery and picturesque hilltop villages of Umbria, whilst pedalling through peaceful olive groves and vineyards.
- Style: Self Guided Cycling Tour
- Duration: 9 days/8 nights
- Starts in: Spello
Guide Price £1355
- Views from Montefalco
- Gualdo Cattaneo castle
- Unspoilt landscapes
Day 1 Spello
Make your way to your hotel. An arrival transfer from Foligno train station is included at certain times.
Day 2 Spello to Spoleto
Today’s cycling will take you along the Teverone Valley where you will enjoy spectacular views. Take the short uphill detour to the picturesque hilltop village of Trevi, the capital of the Umbrian olive oil industry. Finish today by pedalling to Spoleto where you will spend the night.
Day 3 Spoleto
Today is free for you to relax and explore the historic city of Spoleto, with its interesting architecture and art museum.
Day 4 Spoleto to Marcellano
Enjoy today’s cycling up to the village of Montefalco, known as ‘the Balcony of Umbria’. Here you will be rewarded with wine tasting, stunning views and medieval streets. Continue your journey passing lush green fields, poppies and buttercups before the final ascent to the medieval village of Marcellano, where your hotel enjoys panoramic views across the valley.
Day 5 Marcellano
Spend today relaxing by the hotel pool or alternatively explore the Roman walled town of Bevagna, located a short drive from Marcellano.
Day 6 Marcellano to Torgiano
Today’s ride takes you to the photogenic village of Gualdo Cattaneo, with its impressive castle and crypt. Enjoy the short downhill cycle, before riding across the plains for the final ascent to the old wine town of Torgiano, famous for its Lungarotti cellars.
Day 7 Torginao
Spend today enjoying some tastings at the wine and olive museum in Torgiano, or alternatively take a short bus ride to Perugia, home of one of Italy’s finest art collections.
Day 8 Torgiano to Spello
Enjoy the views of Perugia and Assisi whilst cycling along the ‘Wine and Art Road’ to Bruga, before continuing on through the Chiascio Valley. Spend some time enjoying the Piazza del Comune and UNESCO recognised St Francis Basilica of Assisi, before pedalling on through olive groves back to Spello.
Day 9 Spello
Transfer back to Foligno train station where your tour ends.
Departs:Frequent departures Jul- Oct 2019 & May - Oct 2020
- Transfers from Foligno train station (only included at certain times, please check)
- 8 nights 3 to 4 hotel accommodation
- 8 breakfasts & 6 dinners
- Bike hire
- Luggage transfer on days 2, 4, 6 & 8
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