tour of tuscia
WITH CASTIGLION DEL LAGO - GUPPIO -SPOLETO– VITERBO– TARQUINIA LAKE BOLSENA – CERVETERI – ORVIETO – CIVITA DI BAGNOREGIO
8 DAYS COACH TOUR TRIP
minimum 20 pax
Bus G.T. for the duration of the tour with air conditioning
Accommodation in 3/4 star hotel in Umbria and Lazio
7 days half boards in hotel excluding drinks
Guided visit accrding to the program
24 hours assistance.
Services not included:
Any parking and checkpoints, drinks, entrance in museums, everything not mentioned in the "services included".
Day 1: ARRIVAL
Arrival at the airport and pick up by our bus. Transfer to the Umbria region, accommodation in the reserved rooms dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 2: PERUGIA - GUBBIO
Breakfast at the hotel. Today we are heading north to Perugia. Medieval walled city, has a long history behind it, dating back to the era of the Etruscans, whose vestiges are still evident in its streets and squares. We will visit the church of Sant’Angelo, from the 16th century, which was built on top of a Roman temple, and the cathedral, in Gothic and Renaissance style. Next after free lunch we will direct you to the medieval center of Gubbio. The history of Gubbio precedes the Roman Empire, when it was Ikuvium, an important city for the ancient Umbrians. Now it is a city of 30,000 inhabitants with historical attractions from many eras. The 14th-century Palazzo dei Consoli houses the largest collection of Roman artifacts in Umbria. Gubbio's most important date is May 15th. Every year for centuries on that day Corsa dei Ceri is celebrated: three teams of twenty, each with a large wooden statue on their backs, run through the streets. In late afternoon return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: SPOLETO AND SPELLO
Breakfast at the hotel. Today we will visit Spoleto (the Cathedral, the Romanesque Basilica of St. Peter) and Spello (famous for the floral display that takes place every year in the spring, but also for its architecture "Temple of S. Maria Maggiore with paintings by Perugino and Pinturicchio). Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: ORVIETO – CIVITA DI BAGNOREGIO
Breakfast at the hotel. Today we will move to Orvieto to discover on of the Etruscan city located on a volcanic hill. Afternoon transfer to Civita di Bagnoreggio visit the old village located on an island of volcanic tuff, this village has a serious risk of disappear because the tuff which the city lay on is crumbling day after day. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: BOMARZO - VITERBO
Breakfast at hotel and transfer to visit the Bomarzo Monster Park the origins date back to the 16th century. In the afternoon transfer to Viterbo and visit the Etruscan city. We will walk through the streets of the San Pellegrino neighborhood, we will observe the churches of Santa Maria della Verità and Santa Maria in Gradi from the outside and, of course, we will contemplate the facade of the Palazzo dei Papi. In the evening transfer to the hotel dinner and overnight.
Day 6: LAKE BOLSENA
Breakfast at hotel and transfer on Lake Bolsena full day to relax and walk by the river’s lake. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 7: TARQUINIA - TUSCANIA
Breakfast at hotel and excursion to Tarquinia where we will visit the Monterozzi Necropolis, an archaeological site and we will explore the more than 6000 tombs from the 7th century BC. C. that are kept here. In addition, we will admire the frescoes painted on the tombs and discover their meaning thanks to the explanations of our guide. In the afternoon we will go to the medieval city of Tuscania, we will cross its historic center and we will see the Lavello Tower, the temple of Santa Maria Maggiore or the church of San Pietro. Finally, you will have an hour of free time to explore the city in total autonomy. Transfer to the hotel dinner and overnight.
Day 8: DEPARTURE
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport. End of the services.