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Orvieto and Civita di Bagnoregio

Orvieto and Civita di Bagnoregio

A journey through one of the most typical landscapes of the Italian countryside to reach an ancient "dying" village. A majestic medieval cathedral and the charm of underground sites rich in history.
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  • 9 hours
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$719.71
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$719.71
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Umbria The Way Of Saint Francis Private Tour

Umbria The Way Of Saint Francis Private Tour

UMBRIA THE WAY OF SAINT FRANCIS GUIDED TOUR, 7 nights, a spiritual journey through some of the most beautiful countryside imaginable, in the footsteps of the Poor Man of Assisi.
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  • 7 days
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$1,977.33
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$1,977.33
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Umbria Art & History 8 Days Private Tour

Umbria Art & History 8 Days Private Tour

UMBRIA ART & HISTORY GUIDED TOUR: 7 nights, beautiful towns and villages, priceless art, rolling landscapes and traditional cuisine!
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  • 7 days
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$2,009.07
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$2,009.07
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Day Trip: Orvieto And Civita Di Bagnoregio Private Tour + Wine Tour With Lunch

Day Trip: Orvieto And Civita Di Bagnoregio Private Tour + Wine Tour With Lunch

- Orvieto is an ancient city of Etruscan origin that dominates the valley of the river Paglia from the top of the tuff cliff on which it stands. A beautiful place to visit with a unique history dating back to million years ago. We take a stroll around Orvieto old town, and visit the majestic Cattedrale of Santa Maria Assunta, best known as the “Duomo”, a magnificent masterpiece of Gothic and Romanesque architecture, one of the most important in Europe. Another symbol of the city itself, steps from a breathtaking belvedere, is St. Patrick’s Well, a spectacular engineering work of the 16th century which you can even climb! - Then we explore Orvieto wine country, learn about its culture, view stunning scenery and enjoy a delicious lunch at a local winery. - After lunch we enjoy an incomparable view at the sight of Civita di Bagnoregio, known as “the dying city”, an enchanting village dating back to 2500 years ago, birthplace of St. Bonaventure.
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  • 1 day
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$521.38
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$521.38

Medieval Montefalco, a balcony over the Umbrian Valley – Private Tour

Medieval Montefalco, a balcony over the Umbrian Valley – Private Tour

Montefalco, home of the famous Montefalco and Sagrantino wines, is called “Umbrian Balcony” because of its spectacular position on a hill overlooking the wonderful Umbrian Valley, but it is also famous for its history and artistic wonders! Thanks to a knowledgeable and passionate guide, you will discover its Roman origins and medieval architecture, strolling through fascinating and picturesque alleys. You will visit the elegant church of Santa Chiara della Croce, built by the Saint herself, who was buried there in 1308, and rebuilt in the following centuries. Walking along the beautifully preserved medieval walls, you will pass through Porta Sant’Agostino, dominated by an imposing crenellated tower, reaching the fascinating church of Sant’Agostino, decorated by 14th-century frescoes by the famous Gothic painter Ambrogio Lorenzetti. Piazza del Comune, the main square of Montefalco, is located at the top of the hill and is surrounded by amazing palaces built in the Middle Ages, such as Palazzo Langeli and Palazzo Comunale. Lastly, you will visit the wonderful church-museum of Saint Francis, where you will admire important frescoes by Benozzo Gozzoli, depicting the Stories of the life of Saint Francis, and by Perugino, Raphael’s master, who painted here a beautiful Nativity Scene.
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  • 2 hours
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$68.10
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$68.10
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Foligno and the frescoes of Palazzo Trinci, a masterpiece of the Middle Ages – Private Tour

Foligno and the frescoes of Palazzo Trinci, a masterpiece of the Middle Ages – Private Tour

Foligno, an ancient town built in the middle of the Umbrian Valley, is traditionally considered the center of Italy and the world. The town is characterized by amazing medieval palaces and fascinating churches, such as the Romanesque-style church of Santa Maria Infraportas and the Collegiate Church of San Salvatore, an ancient Benedictine abbey built from the 12th century in the present square called Piazza Garibaldi. You will be then guided in the mainsquare of Foligno, Piazza della Repubblica, and you will visit the Cathedral of San Feliciano, characterized by its two magnificent facades and the mixture of styles belonging to different eras: Gothic, Romanesque, Baroque and Neoclassical. Finally, you will admire the wonderful Palazzo Trinci, a medieval palace connected to the cathedral by a fascinating “suspension bridge” and built in the Gothic style in the early fifteenth century. Particularly famous is the precious cycle of frescoes painted by Gentile da Fabriano to embellish many halls of the palace, such as the notorious Hall of the Liberal Arts and Planets and the Hall of the Giants, decorated with monumental figures from the ancient Roman history, such as Emperors Augustus and Nero.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$68.10
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$68.10
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Spello, Roman mosaics and Renaissance masterpieces – Private Tour

Spello, Roman mosaics and Renaissance masterpieces – Private Tour

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Spello, known as one of the most beautiful town in Italy thanks to its wonderful medieval buildings made of pink limestone and colorful flowers, dominates the amazing Umbrian Valley from the slopes of Mount Subasio. Particularly beautiful are the remains of the Ancient Roman city, called “Splendidissima Colonia Julia” (“Most Beautiful Julia Colony”) by Emperor Augustus: imposing walls, majestic city gates and, above all, the Villa of Mosaics, one of the most important archaeological discoveries of the last 20 years. You will visit a wonderful Roman villa, that takes its name from the splendid colorful mosaics that refer to the beautiful Umbrian countryside, depicting wild birds and grape harvest, but also to exotic and fantastic animals, such as panthers and sea monsters. Entering the city through the Roman Porta Consolare (Consular Gate), you will enjoy the fascinating alleys of the medieval Spello and its wonderful churches. In the Church of Sant’Andrea Apostolo you will admire a sixteenth-century masterpiece painted by Pinturicchio, one of the greatest artists of the time, nicknamed “the Little Painter”. This notorious Umbrian artist is also the author of the frescoes of the Baglioni Chapel in the Collegiate Church of Santa Maria Maggiore: here you will also admire a splendid floor made of Deruta ceramics and the famous self-portrait of Pinturicchio, discovering all the details hidden in his masterpieces! Finally, enjoy the spectacular Porta Venere, built in Roman times but flanked in the Middle Ages by the mighty Towers of Properzio, and the breathtaking view of the Umbrian Valley!
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  • 2 hours
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$68.10
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$68.10
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Perugia, from the Etruscans to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance – Private Tour

Perugia, from the Etruscans to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance – Private Tour

Perugia, built on top of two hills, is a wonderful viewpoint to admire the breathtaking landscape of Umbria, the Green Heart of Italy, and it enchants visitors thanks to its fascinating atmosphere and millenary history. Explore the Rocca Paolina, an imposing fortress built by Pope Paul III on the houses of the Baglioni family to punish them for a rebellion: you will discover an entire medieval district englobed in the castle, and even an ancient Etruscan gate, Porta Marzia! Our passionate and knowleadgeable guide will then lead you along Corso Vannucci, the main street of Perugia, named after its most notorious citizen, the painter known as Perugino, on a walk to discover the most fascinating monuments of the medieval and Renaissance city. Enjoy the wonderful square known as Piazza IV Novembre, dominated by the majestic Cathedral of San Lorenzo and the splendid medieval palace known as Palazzo dei Priori, in Gothic style. In the center of the square you will admire the Fontana Maggiore, a great medieval fountain symbol of Perugia, discovering the hidden secrets and details of this amazing masterpiece of medieval sculpture! Finally, in an incredible journey back in time, you will admire the Etruscan Perugia and its mighty walls and gates, like the majestic Etruscan Arch, that still bears the ancient Roman name of the city: Augusta Perusia!
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.67
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Orvieto, Cathedral & Wine – Artistic and Enogastronomic Tour

Orvieto, Cathedral & Wine – Artistic and Enogastronomic Tour

Discover the art, food and wine of Orvieto, a masterpiece of the Middle Ages and the Reinassance in Umbria, in Central Italy! Visit the majestic Orvieto Cathedral, dating back to the14th-century, famous for its splendid façade decorated by fascinating statues in Gothic style and gilded mosaics. Inside you can admire Gothic masterworks and the “Sistine Chapel of Orvieto”, a breathtaking series of frescoes concerning the Apocalypse and the Last Judgment, painted by Luca Signorelli and other famous artists of the Italian Renaissance. Top it off with a nice stroll through the medieval city center to the Oleoteca, a fascinating setting to enjoy a wonderful Tasting Menu of typical Italian and Umbrian products: bruschetta with Extra Virgin Olive Oil of own production, cheese and salami platter, accompanied by the exceptional wine of Orvieto!
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$104.01
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$104.01
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Montefalco, Middle Ages & Wine – Artistic and Enogastronomic Tour

Montefalco, Middle Ages & Wine – Artistic and Enogastronomic Tour

Montefalco, home of the famous Montefalco and Sagrantino wines, is called “Umbrian Balcony” because of its spectacular position on a hill overlooking the wonderful Umbrian Valley, but it is also famous for its history and artistic wonders! Walking along the beautifully preserved medieval walls, you will reach the fascinating church of Sant’Agostino, decorated by the famous Gothic painter Ambrogio Lorenzetti. Piazza del Comune, the main square of Montefalco, is located at the top of the hill and is surrounded by amazing palaces built in the Middle Ages. You will then visit the wonderful church-museum of Saint Francis, where you will admire important frescoes by Benozzo Gozzoli, depicting the Stories of the life of Saint Francis, and by Perugino, Raphael’s master, who painted here a beautiful Nativity Scene. Finally, you will enjoy typical Italian and Umbrian products thanks to a fantastic Tasting Menu: excellent local cheeses and salami, accompanied by the unmissable Montefalco wine!
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$104.01
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$104.01
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Spoleto, Medieval Art and breathtaking views – Private Tour

Spoleto, Medieval Art and breathtaking views – Private Tour

Spoleto is one of the most fascinating towns in Umbria, thanks to its 3000-years-long history and its breathtaking views! Admire the marvels from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, such as Spoleto Cathedral, a wonderful example of a church in Romanesque style decorated with amazing frescoes painted by the greatest medieval artists, like Pinturicchio and Filippo Lippi. Top it off with the stunning view from Saint Elia's Hill, from where a majestic medieval fortress dominates the city: especially enjoy a breathtaking outlook over the “Ponte delle Torri”, an impressive bridge 80 meters high!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$48.29
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Orvieto, the Cathedral with golden mosaics and the medieval city – Private Tour

Orvieto, the Cathedral with golden mosaics and the medieval city – Private Tour

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Discover the art and legends of Orvieto, a masterpiece of the Middle Ages and the Reinassance in Umbria, in Central Italy! Visit the majestic Orvieto Cathedral, dating back to the14th-century, famous for its splendid façade decorated by fascinating statues in Gothic style and gilded mosaics. Inside you can admire marvellous frescoes and the Reliquary of the Santo Corporale, a Gothic masterwork containing the stained corporal of the miracle of Bolsena. The Cathedral's masterpiece is however the “Sistine Chapel of Orvieto”, a breathtaking series of frescoes concerning the Apocalypse and the Last Judgment, painted by Luca Signorelli and other famous artists of the Italian Renaissance. Top it off with a nice stroll through the city center and discover the most beautiful medieval palaces in Orvieto, including the majestic Torre del Moro, a tower almost 50 meters high!
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$73.05
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Todi, masterpiece of Middle Ages and Renaissance – Private Tour

Todi, masterpiece of Middle Ages and Renaissance – Private Tour

Discover the charming village of Todi, a jewel of medieval Umbria! You will visit the spectacular Piazza del Popolo, with the fascinating Public Palaces of the Middle Ages and the Romanesque-Gothic Cathedral. Here you can admire the "The Last Judgment" fresco, inspired by the great Michelangelo and painted by Ferraù da Faenza. Find unexpcted details on the portals of medieval churches: stone monsters, saints, mythological creatures and satirical figures popping up between fruit festoons and slender twisted columns. Would you ever have thought you could see a naked friar carved at the entrance of a church? ! Let our passionate and knowledgeable guide lead you through the centuries, from the ancient Roman remains to the Temple of Santa Maria della Consolazione, a splendid Renaissance church designed by the famous architect Bramante!
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.29
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$48.29
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Narni, history and legend in Ancient Narnia - Private Tour

Narni, history and legend in Ancient Narnia - Private Tour

Visit Narni, land of myths, legends and history at the very centre of Italy! Built on a rocky spur overlooking the breathtaking Nera valley, the picturesque medieval city of Narni is dominated by a majestic fortress, called Rocca di Albornoz. Our passionate and knowledgeable guide will lead you through the fascinating alleys and Middle-Aged palaces to discover the masterpieces of the gothic Cathedral, from a painted basrelief dated back to the VI century to the medieval frescoes and mosaics. In the Museum of Palazzo Eroli you will see an original egyptian mummy and masterpieces by famous italian painters like Benozzo Gozzoli and Ghirlandaio. Don't forget to discover the secrets of ancient Narnia, the Roman city that inspired English writer C.S.Lewis, and the stone lion that gave him the idea for “The Chronicles of Narnia”!
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.67
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$60.67
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Gubbio, a Medieval jewel in Umbria - Private Tour

Gubbio, a Medieval jewel in Umbria - Private Tour

The very heart of Gubbio is the marvellous square called Piazza Grande: from here you will enjoy a breathtaking view over the beautiful Umbrian countryside! Here, facing the square, you can find the most important medieval palaces in Gubbio, like the massive Palazzo dei Consoli, that is now a museum housing the Iguvine Tablets, the largest surviving text in the Umbrian language, from pre-Roman times (they are more than 2300 years old!). Then follow your knowledgeable guide to the Gubbio Cathedral and the Palazzo Ducale, built by Federico da Montefeltro in the Renaissance and particularly famous for its impressive “studiolo” made of inlaid wood panels. Discover the secrets of the medieval town, like the mystery of the so-called “doors of the dead”, and the legend of Saint Francis: according to the catholic tradition, he tamed a wolf that terrified the city... But was the wolf of Gubbio really a wild beast? Enjoy the tour and find out! Please note that, due to Covid-19, the Civic Museum in Palazzo dei Consoli is currently closed, we are sorry for the inconvenience.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$73.05
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$73.05
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Basilica of Saint Francis in Assisi - Private Tour

Basilica of Saint Francis in Assisi - Private Tour

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The Basilica of Saint Francis is the most-renowned church of Assisi, a breathtaking masterpiece of medieval art and architecture. Discover the secrets of Saint Francis, who lived the high-spirited life typical of a wealthy young man until he had a mystical vision of Jesus Christ, and decided to dedicate his whole existence to the poor and sick people. Admire the marvellous frescoes painted by Giotto, father of modern realistic art, "the most sovereign master of painting in his time”. Visit the Upper Church, slender and bright thanks to its Gothic style and the colorful glass windows, and the Lower Church, where the mortal remains of Saint Francis are preserved among amazing frescoes by the greatest Italian artists of the Middle Ages, like Cimabue and Simone Martini.
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  • 2 hours
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$60.67
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$60.67
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Assisi, the town of Saint Francis - Private Tour

Assisi, the town of Saint Francis - Private Tour

Assisi is a must-see in Umbria, especially famous because it is the birthplace of Saint Francis, who founded the Franciscan religious order here in 1208. Assisi is fascinating for spiritual, artistic and historical reasons: the remains of the Ancient Roman city and the breathtaking churches from the Middle Ages make it one of the most beautiful towns in Italy! Discover the Roman amphiteatre, the Forum (main square) and the impressive Temple of Minerva, whose columns still stand after more than 2000 years! Then, time to follow your knowledgeable guide to the medieval city of St. Francis and his followers, and have a look at the most beautiful churches in Assisi: the Basilica of St. Clare, the Gothic church that contains her mortal remains, the Cathedral of St. Rufinus, in Romanesque style, and the most-renowned Basilica of Saint Francis. Here you will admire the breathtaking frescoes painted by famous Italian artists like Giotto and Cimabue, and you will discover two superimposed churches, known as the Upper Church, slender and bright, in Gothic style, and the Lower Church, where Saint Francis was buried.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.67
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$60.67
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Orvieto by Evening: Small Group e-Bike tour with Dinner

Orvieto by Evening: Small Group e-Bike tour with Dinner

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It is an unic and extraordinary way to see Orvieto in evening time, riding our e-bikes when lights and the evening breeze give the City an unforgotteble atmosphere. Ending our experience seat in front of Cathedral tasting fantastic genuine local products will be an exclusive "souvenir" .
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.48
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$80.48

E-bike Experience in small group from Orvieto to Civita and beyond, with lunch

E-bike Experience in small group from Orvieto to Civita and beyond, with lunch

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The e-bike experience in Civita called "Castello nel Cielo" is unique. Just outside Orvieto you pass through the ancient Badia and then go up the plateau which from the ancient Dimora di Collevento through Canale and then Boccetta leads to Bagnoregio, accompanied only by the rustle of a breeze that keeps the air clear here in all seasons , clean and fresh. The images that can be fixed in these places of great beauty, where the panoramas offer views of vineyards, olive trees, pastures and woods are a joy for the eyes. Farmhouses and cellars meet along the path where you can buy the real typical products of the place. Then the arrival at the Civita belvedere is indescribable, a glance that leaves you breathless. The visit to the village, a set of famous films, is a continuous emotion, with its premises, artisan shops, perfumes, essences ... We return by stopping at the Belvedere of the Terrazza Farnese, from where the Orvieto cliff can be admired in all its majesty and elegance
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$123.82
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E-bike tour to the Alfina Castle, Sasseto forest, tasting in the cellar

E-bike tour to the Alfina Castle, Sasseto forest, tasting in the cellar

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With us you can immerse yourself in the ancient history of this land, from the Etruscan civilization to the Middle Ages until the Renaissance, visiting sites and places where you can breathe a mixture of legend and truth. Here, where people still love and preserve the ancient traditions, in the handicraft, in the cultivation of the products of the earth, it is possible to get excited simply listening to the silence of these villages and gazing at panoramas of rolling hills on which Torri, Castelli and Rocche stand out. In these places warriors and condottieri have written pages of history, cultures met and clashed, each time helping to enrich a civilization born 3,000 years ago. The foods in these places are the testimony of an enogastronomic variety in which the contaminations have brought to the excellences of which today we can enjoy
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  • 6 hours
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$142.39
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E-bike tour in Orvieto in small group: history, culture with lunch or dinner

E-bike tour in Orvieto in small group: history, culture with lunch or dinner

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Exciting and unique experience, history, culture, art and food and wine in unique and unforgettable places. The tour is unique because with the comfortable e-bikes we cross the centuries during which Orvieto has become the jewel we know: the Rocca di Albornoz, the visit to the Underground, the Piazza del Duomo with a stop at Cantina Foresi, the visit at the Piazza del Popolo with the beautiful Palazzo del Popolo, the alleys with the artisans 'shops that have handed down an ancient art for generations, the Piazza della Repubblica called Sant' Andrea with the church of the same name, the oldest in Orvieto, where the four different civilizations that are superimposed are clearly visible, the pause on the terrace that looks to the southwest on an extraordinary panorama, the medieval quarter and finally the ring of the ring at the base of the Rupe. With e-bikes it is beautiful, ecological and fun, suitable for everyone, a form of "slow tourism" to live an experience to remember and tell.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.06
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$99.06
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Spoleto Private Walking Tour

Spoleto Private Walking Tour

Spoleto is known all over the world for the scenic Piazza Duomo, one of the venues of the famous Festival dei Due Mondi and for the imposing Rocca Albornoziana which, together with the Ponte delle Torri, can be considered among the most interesting monuments of Umbria. In this tour you can discover the beauties of this unique city in the world in 2 hours
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$117.63
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Assisi and the Second World War - Heroes by chance and by vocation

Assisi and the Second World War - Heroes by chance and by vocation

Tour to discover a particular and unknown moment in the history of Assisi. Men and women who inspired by the courage of St. Francis have decided to put their own lives at stake to save that of others. The protagonists have names little known even to the Assisans themselves but they make up an epic picture of the "seraphic" city between 1943 and 1945. Tour in which we will reconstruct history and relive the dark atmosphere of that period, however, illuminated by the light of hope ...
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$198.11
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$198.11
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Assisi - the city of San Francesco

Assisi - the city of San Francesco

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San Francesco was an extraordinary man and in this tour we will get to know the places where he lived and where he rests today. Together we will go to the discovery of a man and an extraordinary city.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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$206.37
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