Delve into Perugia’s lively food scene and discover the top gourmet spots in the historic center that only locals know with this walking tour. Join your guide and a small group of fellow food lovers for a stroll through the medieval old town, stopping to meet local shop owners and producers along the way. Sample specialties like local cheeses and charcuterie, Umbrian olive oil, fresh truffles, and the city’s famed chocolate.
Create two of Italy’s most iconic dishes- pasta and tiramisu- in this small-group cooking class in Spoleto. This is a small-group tour, so you’ll keep costs down, but also make a few new friends while you share your passion for cooking. Besides the meal and desert, you’ll also receive an Italian aperitivo of prosecco and nibbles to get you in the spirit.
Head to the Umbrian countryside for a day of fresh Italian food and cooking at an organic agriturismo (farm stay). Taking place at Il Fontanaro, the experience includes a tasting of the farm’s award-winning olive oil and wine, a tour of the cellars, and a fresh pasta cooking class -- created with ingredients that you pick yourself from the garden. Bring your towel and bathing suit for a cool-down dip in the pool after the class ends.
Go for a sunrise hot air balloon ride over some of Italy’s most beautiful scenery, and complement your journey with a delicious breakfast and wine tasting, on this one-of-a-kind outing. Meet in the early morning and take to the skies in the company of an experienced pilot; you’ll enjoy a special perspective on Assisi, Perugia, and the lovely Umbrian countryside. Upon landing, you’ll transfer to the Cantina Dionigi winery, where you can enjoy traditional local nibbles and wines.
Umbria’s capital city, lively Perugia offers a range of attractions, from Etruscan–era fortifications and the Rocca Paolina (a medieval fortress and present-day cultural hub) to annual jazz and chocolate festivals. On this private walking tour, get a first-hand experience of the city’s charms, see its major sights, learn about its long history, and even enjoy a gustatory pause when you stop for an espresso at a local coffee shop.
Learn about the traditional cooking of Umbria with this half-day class. Led by an English-speaking teacher, the class includes cooking a five-course meal from scratch. After the lesson, feast on what you prepared alongside the estate’s red wine. A recipe book is included for replicating the dishes at home.
Explore Perugia above and below ground with this guided walking tour through the old town that dates back to the Etruscan civilization, long before the Roman Empire. Begin with a stroll through the underground medieval streets of the Rocca Paolina to the Porta Marzia city gate, then visit the city’s world-class archaeological museum. Take in the St. Ercolano city gate and the Etruscan Well before ending at the spectacular Etruscan Arch.
Sample two of Umbria’s most prestigious regional specialties against the backdrop of the atmospheric medieval hill town of Spello with this exclusive wine tasting and truffle lunch. Settle in at a landmark “enoteca” (wine shop” in the heart of the old town to sample regional wines and truffle-laced delicacies, as well as extra-virgin olive oil, fresh pasta, and artisan cheeses and cold cuts from the surrounding hills.
Perugia is the city of inverted views: to go up to the city you have to go down into the basement of the hill, you must always be on the move to get the best of every corner, you will never find a fixed point from which to have an overview of the whole ... but then the city turns out to be sweet… like a kiss of chocolate and hazelnut.
Indulge your senses during this 3-hour tasting tour in Montefalco. Visit a winery in the Sagrantino region and stroll through the old vineyards and olive groves. Tour the wine cellars where some of Umbria’s best wines are produced before sampling a number of wines and olive oils. Then sit down to a delicious Umbrian lunch complete with local cheeses, cured meats, and dessert.
While bike tours cover a lot of ground, they can wear travelers out regardless of fitness level. This small-group tour saves you the trouble by traveling on pedal-assisted e-bikes along the backroads and country roads of the Olive Path Trail, which connects Spello to Assisi and the Umbrian Valley. Highlights include visiting the hilltop towns of Spello and Collepino, and stopping for lunch and olive oil and wine tastings at a local winery.
You will be welcome in an early 19th century farmhouse in Pieve Pagliaccia, between Perugia and Assisi, where our company is based, the Brugnoni simple agricultural company, where our family has lived and worked with passion and love for the territory for almost 100 years. years. We carry on different cultures typical of the area, including the vine. We will guide you through our vineyards and then through the rooms of our cellar, telling you our story and illustrating all the stages of wine production, from the vineyard to the bottle. We will then let you taste the wines, accompanied by typical cutting boards selected by companies we collaborate with.
Discover the ancient Roman city of Spoleto on a private, 2-hour walking tour. From the ruins of Roman temples to masterpieces of Renaissance painting that decorate the city cathedral, Spoleto is home to more than 2,000 years of history ripe for exploring. Learn about the city’s rich modern-day culture as the host of the annual Festival dei Due Mondi, and sample local flavor with optional olive oil and wine tastings. Throughout the tour, enjoy the personalized attention of a private guide.
Discover the world-class wines of Umbria, lesser-known but just as delicious as their Tuscan cousins. With this wine tour, visit three traditional cellars to sample Sagrantino Montefalco DOCG, Montefalco Rosso, and other prestigious wines during informal guided tastings led by winemakers and sommeliers. Break up your tastings with a leisurely lunch featuring organic Umbrian specialties—served with local labels, of course!
Get an intimate look at the Umbrian capital of Perugia on a private tour, just for your group. Led by a professional local guide who knows the city well, you’ll discover Perugia’s history and secrets as you explore. Learn about symbols carved into the Fontana Maggiore, learn about the layers of the Rocca Paolina, and stroll the Etruscan city walls.
Learn how to make classic Italian dishes at an organic farm in the hills between Tuscany and Umbria with this family-friendly cooking class. Roll up your sleeves and get to work with your host and instructor making two types of fresh pasta or gnocchi, especially fun for kids. Then put together a sweet treat guaranteed to satisfy the youngest gourmets before sampling your handiwork over an al fresco meal.
Green gold, this is also called extra virgin olive oil in Umbria. Our region is probably the region with the best quality in all of Italy (and the world), having won numerous awards worldwide in recent years. A tradition devoted to the quality of the oil and not to the quantity of production.
Unique experience with a member of the Valentini family who will tell you the secrets of work from the vineyard to the transformation of the grapes. The story of an artisanal process that obtains natural wines directly from the words of the protagonists.
Absolutely original and unusual sensory experience for the most curious and interested in small local productions: we will taste 3 artisan liqueurs obtained in a completely natural way with manual procedures through the combination of local essences such as rosemary, laurel, mint, celery with spices such as ginger, pepper black, cinnamon, coriander and others.
Maximize time in Umbria with a private walking tour of Todi, a hilltop town in the Tiber Valley. Learn about the town’s history, including its prosperity during the Middle Ages, as you see landmarks including the Cathedral of Saint Mary. Skip the hassle of navigating and follow your local guide.
Splendid medieval city, among the best preserved in Italy, Gubbio rich in monuments and history: the city offers visitors unforgettable glimpses in the intricate network of its alleys.
This tour will take you to discover the historical places and curiosities related to this medieval village in the heart of Italy.
At the end a fabulous Truffle tasting together with our guide
Perugia and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Assisi are two of central Italy’s most charming towns, but the stories behind their art and architecture take time to uncover. Discover both cities with a guide on this small-group tour, including a walking tour of Perugia and a visit to the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi with its Giotto frescoes. Please note: a small entrance fee is payable in cash.
Italy has a vast and varied culinary heritage, and our local hosts are proud to share its hidden secrets.
Share your passion for Italian gastronomy with other lovely guests, immerse yourself in the vibrant local market and enjoy an authentic hands-on cooking class.
You'll visit the local market with your Cesarina host, who will teach you all about how to select the best ingredients with the seasons. Then, you'll return to their home, warm up with an Italian Aperitivo and enjoy the class. You'll learn how to make one iconic Pasta type, typical of the city you are visiting, and the famous Tiramisu.
After the class, you will enjoy everything you've prepared with local wines.
This experience is the perfect choice if you want to encounter the real Italian regional gastronomy through genuine connections, food, and friendship.
Treat yourself to a wine tasting with a difference when you’re in Umbria. Aboard a horse-drawn carriage, you’ll venture through the vineyards of a private wine estate to immerse yourself in the nature that abounds. After, a tasting of organic wine with traditional Umbrian snacks awaits. For a nice extra touch, numbers are capped at 12 people for a more sociable small-group experience.