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FANTASTIC UMBRIA

October 6th – October 10th 2021

Day 1

Wednesday – October 6th

Departure by Airmalta flight KMO 612 to Rome at 07.30 (7.30am). Group must be at the airport at 05.15 (5.15am). On our arrival in Rome we set off for Rasiglia which we find on our way to Assisi. Here we find a spectacular countryside. A breath of fresh air for all of us among the rivers and rivulets in a laid back atmosphere. These magic moments will definitely remain in our memories. A brief stop for a quick lunch before we proceed to our comfortable Hotel near Assisi. We take our rooms and have some free time before we meet for our delicious dinner.

Day 2

Thursday – October 7th

After our buffet breakfast we shall leave for a most interesting tour of the surrounding area. This region is referred to as the green heart of Italy. Umbria is famous for the supreme beauty of the countryside, its unique small Mediaeval villages and the excellent food the whole area has to offer. Today we visit Assisi with its laid back atmosphere and the picturesque narrow winding roads. We shall go straight to the world famous Basilica and admire what is still left from the last earthquake that threatened its destruction. This is the City of Peace, and you really breathe serenity and peace everywhere .Dedicated to Saint Francis , the Patron Saint of Italy , Assisi is a real gem in the Religious and Historic Culture .,Tradition, and artistic beauty of the whole country.. We shall also be visiting San Damiano and Santa Chiara and later on in the afternoon there will be a stop at the well known Santa Maria degli Angeli. A mouth- watering dinner awaits us at our very comfortable Hotel in the evening

 

Day 3

Friday – October 8th

After our buffet breakfast we shall leave for Perugia The Splendid University city of Perugia awaits us later on in the day. This is the capital town of the Umbria Region and dominates from the top of a hill like many other towns in this region over a magnificent panorama. A stroll along the main street will lead us to the busy centre where many will be lured by the elegant shops and authentic piazzas. Chocolate lovers will discover the well known BACI PERUGINA in their place of origin!!!!A MUST TRY and the best souvenir one can take home for his/her loved ones. On our way back to our Hotel, time permitting , we might stop at a big Commercial Centre for some shopping

Day 4

Saturday – October 9th

Today after breakfast will take us to the wonderful Cascia which immediately brings to our minds , the great Saint Rita that.has inspired such a great devotion. Visiting her Basilica and later on Roccaporena her birth place will be like living a real fairy tale. The vast rocky pyramid that dominates the village of Roccaporena has been called “The Sacred Rock”. Thousands come here to venerate Lo Scoglio di Santa Rita .In some places the water runs through canyon like gorges. A day spent in beautiful country where we might also stop to buy local products to take home with us.

 

Day 5

Sunday – October 10th

After our buffet breakfast today we take up our luggage and leave the Hotel on our way to visit the Famous Cascate delle Marmore that are open only on Sundays for visitors. A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE for young and old. A great opportunity to witness their great beauty. This will definitely fill up our day with great emotions ..Later on we proceed to Fiumicino airport where we have to be at 20.10. Air Malta KM 615 leaves Rome at 22.40. Expected arrival in Malta is at 00.05

 

PPRICE € 660 (Half board, all excursions included). Also includes

  • Airmalta return flights to Rome
  • Transfers and all excursions as on program
  • Four nights in a very comfortable 3 star hotel
  • Fully air- conditioned coach for the whole 5 days of our trip
  • Daily Continental buffet breakfast and dinner
  • All rooms have private facilities and air condition.
  • Well experienced Tour leader to lead the group

 

Not included are entrance tickets to museums, cable cars, Funparks etc…

*Single room supplement is 20 euro per night ( 80 euro for whole trip)