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Itinerary-Trekking in Umbria

In this section we present some routes to be made in VALLE UMBRA      

- TYPICAL UMBRIA -


Day 1

palazzo_trinci

Visitors will be met on arrival and taken to the chosen hotel in Foligno. Guided tour of the historic centre of the city including the Cathedral, the Nunziatella oratory and Trinci’s palace. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

 


Day 2

bevagna_piazza_grande

Breakfast served at the hotel. Morning excursion to Colfiorito Regional Park, including a guided tour of the Naturalistic Museum and the natural reserve. Afternoon visit to Bevagna, including wine sampling. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

 


Day 3

le brunette trevi umbria

Breakfast served at the hotel. Morning excursion to the Brunette mountains, following the so-called oil route. Afternoon visit to the town of Trevi and its Museum of Oil with sampling of locally grown oil in a typical mill. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

 


Day 4

montefalco umbria

Breakfast served at the hotel. Morning excursion to Mount Pettino. Afternoon guided tour of Montefalco, with its legacy of medieval history and surrounding breathtaking landscape. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

 


Day 5

sassovivo

Breakfast served at the hotel
Excursion to the hills overlooking Foligno, from Sassovivo Abbey to the Altolina Falls, including a visit to St. Mary Jacob’s hermitage.
Visit to Altolina Green Room where visitors will taste local dishes and have the opportunity to take part in the following workshops: hand-made paper manufacturing, terracotta manufacturing, pottery decoration, “decoupage”, herbarium fitting-up. Departure.


Aucklandviaggi in cooperation with F.I.E.Valle Umbra Trekking Foligno for information and bookings :
Tel  0742/342882 - 436021 -  E-mail : This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   -   This itinerary is suitable all year round.

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- IL NORDIC WALKING -


Day 1

nordicwalking1_grYou’ll be met on arrival and taken to the chosen hotel in Foligno. Guided tour of the historic centre of the city including the Cathedral, the Nunziatella oratory and Trinci’s palace. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

 


Day 2

neve

 

Breakfast served at the hotel. Nordic walking tuition at Altolina Green Room. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

 


Day 3

Breakfast served at the hotel. Nordic walking tuition at Altolina Green Room. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

 


Day 4

Breakfast served at the hotel. Nordic walking excursion to Mount Subasio Regional Park. The afternoon will be spent visiting Assisi and Spello; one of the highlights of the visit will be tasting fresh bread and sweets in an ancient water mill. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

 


Day 5

Breakfast served at the hotel. Nordic walking excursion to the hills overlooking Foligno, from Sassovivo Abbey to the Altolina Falls, including a visit to St. Mary Jacob’s hermitage. Visit to Altolina Green Room where locally grown food and drink will be served before departure. 

 


Aucklandviaggi Organisation in collaboration with FIE Valle Umbra Trekking Foligno
We recommend carrying out this route during: March and September.
 NOTE: Auckland viaggi travel agency will provide visitors with suitable equipment for excursions: poles for Nordic walking.

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- WATER AND RAFTING  -


Day 1

rfanting

Visitors will be met on arrival and taken to the chosen hotel in Foligno. Guided tour of the historic centre of the city including the Cathedral, the Nunziatella oratory and Trinci’s palace. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

 


Day 2

abbazia-S-EutizioBreakfast served at the hotel. Rafting practice in the morning (going down a river on a dinghy) in the Valnerina valley; equipment and tuition available. Afternoon visit to St. Eutizio’s Abbey in Castoriana valley followed by a guided tour of Norcia, the main centre of the area. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

 


Day 3

cascate delle marmore

Breakfast served at the hotel. Rafting practice in the morning. Afternoon excursion to Valnerina, to take in the beauty of tiny medieval villages (Vallo di Nera and Scheggino) and the world-known Marmore falls. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

 


Day 4

fonti del clitunno

Breakfast served at the hotel. Morning excursion to Monteluco, the sacred mountain overlooking Spoleto, followed by a guided tour of “the Clitumno wells” in Campello, a picturesque village near Spoleto. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

 


Day 5

abbazia-sassovivoBreakfast served at the hotel. Excursion to the hills overlooking Foligno, from Sassovivo Abbey to the Altolina Falls, including a visit to St. Mary Jacob’s hermitage. Visit to Altolina Green Room where locally grown food and drink will be served before departure. 

 


Aucklandviaggi Organisation in collaboration with FIE Valle Umbra Trekking Foligno
We recommend carrying out this route in the periods from March to August.

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- HORSE-RIDING ACROSS UMBRIA -

Day 1

foligno_piazza

You’ll be met on arrival and taken to the chosen hotel in Foligno. Guided tour of the historic centre of the city including the Cathedral, the Nunziatella oratory and Trinci’s palace. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

 


Day 2

cavallo_passegiata

Breakfast served at the hotel. Horse-riding on Mount Subasio Regional Park in the morning. Afternoon stroll in Assisi and Spello to discover two of the most beautiful villages of the area. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

 


Day 3

monte-subasio

Breakfast served at the hotel. Horse-riding on Mount Subasio Regional Park. Afternoon visit to Bevagna, including wine sampling. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

 


Day 4

Breakfast served at the hotel. Morning walk through Colfiorito Regional Park, including a guided tour of the Naturalistic Museum and the natural reserve. Afternoon guided tour of Montefalco, with its legacy of medieval history and surrounding breathtaking landscape. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

 


Day 5

Breakfast served at the hotel. Excursion to the hills overlooking Foligno, from Sassovivo Abbey to the Altolina Falls, including a visit to St. Mary Jacob’s hermitage. Visit to Altolina Green Room where guests will taste typical dishes before departure.


Aucklandviaggi Organisation in collaboration with FIE Valle Umbra Trekking Foligno
We recommend carrying out this route in the periods from March to August

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- PARKS OF UMBRIA -

Day 1

You’ll be met on arrival and taken to the chosen hotel in Foligno. Guided tour of the historic centre of the city including the Cathedral, the Nunziatella oratory and Trinci’s palace. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

 


Day 2

Breakfast served at the hotel. Morning excursion to Mount Subasio Regional Park. Afternoon visit to Assisi and Spello; one of the highlights of the visit will be tasting fresh bread and sweets in an ancient water mill. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

 


Day 3

Breakfast served at the hotel. Morning excursion to Sibillini National park. Afternoon transfer to Norcia and guided tour of the town. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

 


Day 4

Breakfast served at the hotel. Morning excursion to Colfiorito Regional Park, including a guided tour of the Naturalistic Museum and the natural reserve. 
The afternoon will be spent in the medieval town of Bevagna, with sampling of the best local wine. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

 


Day 5

Breakfast served at the hotel. Excursion to the hills overlooking Foligno, from Sassovivo Abbey to the Altolina Falls, including a visit to St. Mary Jacob’s hermitage. Visit to Altolina Green Room where visitors will taste local dishes and have the opportunity to take part in the following workshops: hand-made papermanufacturing, terracotta manufacturing, pottery decoration, “decoupage”, herbarium fitting-up. Departure.

 


Aucklandviaggi Organisation in collaboration with FIE Valle Umbra Trekking Foligno
We recommend carrying out this route during all year.

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AROUND THE CITY 'OF UMBRIA’S VALLEY SUGGESTED ROUTES INDIVIDUAL

SPELLO


spello-infiorata-del-corpus-domini

Perched on a spur of Subasio riched of Romans memories (including the Consular door, the door of the Roman Arc and the door of Venus, imposing entrances to the city of Rome), was for a time a fief of the Baglioni, next to the church of S. Maria Maggiore and chapel became richly frescoed by Pinturicchio, creating a masterpiece of painting of the sixteenth century. The most important event is the feast of Corpus Christi, with the charming Flower Festival.

FOLIGNO


foligno_piazza

Active and lively commercial and industrial city, whose historical center revolves around the great Romanesque cathedral, remodeled several times until the age neo-classical, and the nearby Trinci palace, built between '300 and '400 for the lords of the city. The church of S. Maria Infraportas (XI XII) contains several pieces of medieval frescoes. Near Foligno (6 km) is the Abbey of Sassovivo, founded by Benedictine monks in the eleventh century around the eponymous source, during the Middle Ages, a major center of study.The most important event is “Giostra della Quintana .

BEVAGNA


bevagna_piazza_grande

celebrated for its beautiful square, almost perfect example of intact medieval setting, on which overlook the important Romanesque churches of S. Sylvester (1195) and S. Michael (end of sec. XII). Also contains a nice round of medieval walls, built on the path of the ancient roman walls.The most important event is the historical re-enactment of the Gaite and ancient crafts.

MONTEFALCO


montefalco

“Strip of the sky fell to the earth "which gave birth over the centuries in eight saints, is a delightful, compact medieval town, wrapped in a spiral around the Piazza del Comune and 'manned' by numerous churches, among them being the fourteenth S . Francesco, rich in frescoes by various artists of the Umbrian sec. XVI. XIV. Famous for the renowned Sagrantino dry or raisin wine.

FONTI DEL CLITUNNO


Fonti_del_clitunno

Celebrated by the poets, the clear waters, dedicated to a god known for his oracular responses, form a calm lake sprinkled with islands, idyllic charm. At about 1 km away the temple of Clitumnus, early Christian church dedicated to St. Savior, was partly built with material obtained from the chapels pagans who surrounded sources.

VISIT TO SACRED PLACES OF UMBRIA


colfiorito_plestiaeremo-santa-maria-giacobbe

In the highlands of Colfiorito and the surrounding areas of the Foligno’s mountain and the Apennines, there is a large number of shrines border. They are places of worship-churches, chapels, monasteries, shrines-become a destination for annual pilgrimages and, therefore, considered therapeutic sanctuaries. One of the most significant of popular devotion is the Sanctuary of Santa Maria Giacobbe, at the Sasso di Pale, built where tradition believes that Santa Maria Giacobbe has withdrawn in prayer and penance. It 'important to note that the holy place was a real sanctuary on the border between the religious communities of Foligno and the area of ​​Plestini. In Val Menotre to Scopoli, are the sanctuary of the Madonna delle Grazie and the shrine dedicated to the Madonna del Sasso. In Verchiano the therapeutic sanctuaries are the church of St. Saviour and St. Lazarus, which was once a leper colony. Along the Chienti Valley, on the border between Umbria and Marche, there are the shrines of Our Lady of Valleverde (at Cesi), the Madonna del Sasso (at San Martino) and Our Lady of Mevale (in Mevale). In the territory of Dignano are two other therapeutic sanctuaries: the church of San Lorenzo, where the crucifix on the altar is the subject of great popular devotion, and the church of Santa Maria di Plestia, located exactly on the border between the two regions. The community of Annifo is topped by two shrines, that of St. Peter and the Madonna del Piano

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