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Italy Trip Itinerary

Day 1

Benvenuti in Italia!

We highly recommend booking pre-trip accommodations if you'd like to fully immerse yourself in Rome's vibrant atmosphere.

Morning/Afternoon
  • Arrive at Rome Fiumicino International Airport (FCO) before 9:00 am.
  • Your Trip Leader will meet you at the airport and after meeting your new friends, we’ll take included transportation to our boutique accommodations in Rome.
  • Spend the afternoon exploring the ancient past of Rome, the ‘Eternal Town’ on a walking tour with your Trip Leader.
  • Keep exploring Rome and ask your Trip Leader for suggestions based on your interests.
Evening
  • Enjoy an Italian meal in Rome at our opening dinner, get to know your fellow like-minded travelers, and begin to settle into Italy.
  • After dinner, keep exploring Rome at night with your Trip Leader and see the Pantheon and theTrevi Fountain.

Day 2

Depart to Umbria, Italy

Morning
  • Wake up in Rome and enjoy a delicious breakfast with your new friends.
  • Spend the morning exploring more of Rome's hidden wonders.
Afternoon
  • Take included transportation to your new home base in the region of Umbria. (~4 hour drive)
  • Explore the sustainable farm you'll be living in for the next 5 nights with your Italian hosts.
  • Spend the rest of the day relaxing, swimming at the pool, or take a tour with your Trip Leader of your new surroundings.
Evening
  • Enjoy an authentic Italian dinner made with locally sourced products right from the farm.
  • Feel free to indulge in some delicious Italian wine.

Day 3

Assisi & Italian Cuisine

Morning
  • After a delicious local breakfast, gear up to explore Italy’s most famous little town, Assisi, the home of St. Francesco.
  • Learn about the town’s history and visit the Basilica or reach the old castle built on a hill and soak in the stunning views.
Afternoon
  • Have lunch in an Italian restaurant in Assisi, or grab a takeaway focaccia or pizza while enjoying a great view.
  • Head back to our farm stay and immerse yourself in Italian culture and cuisine with a cooking class.
  • Your Italian Chef will show you how to make fresh pasta and pizza from scratch!
Evening
  • Enjoy our very own home cooked Italian dinner at the farm with your group.

Day 4

Italian Wine Tasting & Explore Perugia

Morning
  • Wake up in the Umbrian countryside and start your day with an authentic breakfast.
  • Head to an authentic Italian winery ran by the same family for generations.
  • You’ll learn more about Italian wines from the Umbria region and methods of vinification used by this Italian family.
Afternoon
  • After tasting world-class wine, explore Perugia, Umbria’s capital well known for its chocolate products and the world famous painter Perugino.
  • Discover the town's Medieval past by wandering around IV Novembre square or stroll around its secret small alleys.
  • Reach ‘Piazza Italia’ to enjoy one of the best views in town!
    Suggestions: Visit San Bernardino Oratory or the city Cathedral. If you are interested in art don’t miss Umbria’s National gallery, where you’ll find paintings from Piero della Francesca and Perugino artists.
Evening
  • Enjoy an Italian dinner made from locally sourced ingredients at the farm.

Day 5

Frasassi Caves

Morning
  • After another delicious breakfast, take included transportation to the Frasassi Caves in the neighboring region of Marche.
  • Explore the Frasassi Caves – the most remarkable cave system in Italy where you can admire the stalactites and stalagmites in an underground tour.
Afternoon
  • Before heading back to your home base, explore the tiny and medieval town of Gubbio.
  • Visit the town heading to ‘Piazza Grande’ with a great view of the valley and its palaces.
  • Wander the streets & alleyways, or visit Gubbio’s cathedral.
Evening
  • Relax at your sustainable farm home and experience another delicious dinner with your friends.

Day 6

Explore Marmore Waterfalls and Spoleto

Morning
  • Enjoy a healthy breakfast and depart for the Marmore Waterfalls.
  • The Marmore Waterfalls is the Europe’s highest man-made waterfall built by the Romans in 271 BC!
  • You’ll spend half a day exploring this beautiful place and enjoying some great views of the waterfalls. It’s the perfect place to go on a hot and sunny day!
Afternoon
  • Have lunch at Marmore and keep exploring the secrets of this beautiful place.
  • Spend the rest of the day relaxing at the farm and enjoying the swimming pool.
Evening
  • Celebrate your last dinner in Italy with your new friends!

Day 7

Arrivederci Italia!

Morning
  • Wake up early and enjoy your last Italian breakfast in the countryside of Umbria.
  • Take included transportation to Rome Fiumicino International Airport (FCO) and enjoy the views along the way (~4 hour drive).
  • Be sure your flight back home departs after 2:00 pm.
  • Ask your Trip Leaders for suggestions if you chose to spend more time in Rome or around Europe.

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