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Assisi: Market Tour and Meal in a Local Home

1. Assisi: Market Tour and Meal in a Local Home

Uncover the secrets of the Italian cuisine on your travels through Assisi in the company of a local chef who will share with you their family recipes which have been passed down through generations. Start your experience with a visit to the local market. Soak up the unique atmosphere of an Italian food market and learn how to recognize the best products by sight.  When you return to your cook’s home, attend a private cooking demo where your cook will share the secrets of her family cookbook while preparing one of the dishes right in front of you. Sit at an authentic Italian table and enjoy a 4-course seasonal menu including starters, pasta, main course with a side dish, and dessert. Sip on your choice of water, red or white wine, or coffee. Feel the warmth of Italian hospitality as you connect with local people.

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Assisi: Organic Wine and Cheese Tasting

2. Assisi: Organic Wine and Cheese Tasting

Learn about the differences between conventional and organic wines during this tasting activity. Sample several delicious local kinds of cheese paired with organic wine. Visit one of the oldest organic wineries in Assisi, where you will learn about its history and functions. See the fifty-year-old vineyards and enjoy a stroll through the grounds and olive groves. During the tasting, learn the main differences between the organic and conventional winemaking process and taste 5 Assisi DOC and Umbria IGT organic wines, paired with different traditional plates, like warm bruschetta with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, cheeses with jams and balsamic vinegar, and typical Umbrian desserts. the Umbrian kitchen. As you sip on your wine, enjoy beautiful views of the valley and soak up the peaceful atmosphere.

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Assisi: 3-Hour Guided City Walk

3. Assisi: 3-Hour Guided City Walk

After meeting in the city's main square, you will be welcome to purchase a cup of coffe before heading out for your city walk. Throughout the city walk you will have a professional photo session in various unique places throughout Assisi, with your guide creating a personal photo album for you. Starting from the main square, your guide to tell you the stories that founded the square and the buildings that compose it, such as the ancient temple of Minerva, the Town Hall, and the frescoes. Once finished with the city center your group will decide together where to go and what to do based on your collective interests. Your choices will be the Basilica of St. Francis and the Church of St. Clare, the medieval structures and medieval lifestyles of various structures in the city and La Roca Castle, wonderful views of the city and panoramic views hidden in various alleys throughout the city, and unique off-the-map places in the city.

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Assisi: Organic Balsamic Vinegar, Olive Oil & Wine Tour

4. Assisi: Organic Balsamic Vinegar, Olive Oil & Wine Tour

Begin your tour with pickup in Assisi city center, then drive to the countryside to discover an organic family winery, old vineyards and olive groves, and a local balsamic vinegar facility. Through this expeirence, you will learn the real difference between organic and conventional farming and the products of organic farms. During your visit, see where balsamic vinegar and wine is made, from the pressing machines to the aging room and the bottling machine. After the visit, relish a guided tasting of balsamic vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, and 5 different organic wines paired with hot bruschetta, a selection of typical cheeses and salami, and homemade biscotti with the sweet wine. While you enjoy your wine, you will be able to gaze at the breathtaking views of the Valley of Assisi. The tour concludes with drop-off in Assisi city center.

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Montefalco Winery and Oil Mill Tour and Tastings

5. Montefalco Winery and Oil Mill Tour and Tastings

Get a better appreciation of the food and wine producing region surrounding Montefalco, known for growing the Sagrantino grapes that produce the delicious wines of Umbria. Visit an historic winery and oil mill to sample a selection of local wines and extra virgin olive oil with traditional food. Tour the vineyards to learn more about the wine making traditions, and stop to take souvenir photos of the ancient olive trees. See how the oil is produced using an old oil mill. Enter the cellars of the wine estate to discover where the prestigious Sagrantino wine is stored in wooden barrels. Then, go to the tasting area to try 4 different wines and some extra virgin olive oil produce on the farm. Snack on traditional dishes from Umbria, such as bruschetta, salami, homemade pizza, pecorino cheese, caprese (mozzarella and tomatoes), and a typical dessert.

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Assisi and Orvieto Full-Day Trip from Rome

6. Assisi and Orvieto Full-Day Trip from Rome

Your full-day excursion to Assisi and Orvieto begins when you’re met at your hotel in Rome and head out of the city on a drive through north Lazio and Umbria. Along the way you’ll admire the landscapes that change from the rolling hills of Tuscia to the forested mountains of Umbria, known as the green heart of Italy. Your first stop is Assisi, the city of St. Francis that was built from local stone. In spite of the disastrous earthquake that devastated it years ago, Assisi still appears to be a perfectly preserved medieval Umbrian town, and one of the most charming. Experience the enchantment on a walk through its streets, and feel the mystical atmosphere unique to this place. Visit the major churches and enjoy lunch at a spot favored by locals. From Assisi you’ll drive past Perugia towards Deruta, known as the city of ceramics. It’s possible to stop here to browse some of the shops offering local artistic products. When you reach Orvieto you’ll visit the famous Gothic cathedral and a typical wine cellar dug out of the tufo stone underneath the buildings. Orvieto is built on top of a plateau of tufo stone, which also provided the raw material for the town's buildings, including the massive Duomo. Orvieto's cathedral, the Duomo, is considered one of the most beautiful in Italy and its façade, entirely decorated by a gold mosaic, is impressive!

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Assisi: Market Tour and Home Cooking Class with Meal

7. Assisi: Market Tour and Home Cooking Class with Meal

Go shopping in the vibrant local market with a friendly host, and learn how to recognize the best produce of Italy. After you buy some fresh ingredients, you'll head straight to your host's home for an immersive cooking session. Learn how to prepare three of the most authentic local recipes and taste the fruit of your labor accompanied by a selection of local wines. You will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients required to make the dishes. Experience the warmth of Italian hospitality and return home with something more than just souvenirs — classic Italian cooking knowledge that will stay with you for life.

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Florence: Assisi, Trevi, and Montefalco with Wine Tasting

8. Florence: Assisi, Trevi, and Montefalco with Wine Tasting

Follow your guide through untouched landscapes in the verdant valleys of Umbria on this day trip from Florence. Uncover the rich art, history, culture, and spirituality of this region as you visit Assisi, Trevi, and Montefalco. Be picked up at your accommodation in Florence and relax as your driver transports you to the medieval town of Assisi. See monks in long brown robes roaming the streets and bands of pilgrims walking the country roads on their way to venerate St. Francesco, who was born and buried here. Take in breathtaking views of Umbria in the ancient hillside town of Trevi. Step back in time as you explore its streets and admire its Romanesque churches. Continue to a winery in the charming region of Montefalco to try some wines produced from locally grown Sagrantino grapes. Let your sommelier guide you through the complex flavors. Watch a live cooking show and try a delectable three-course lunch paired with wine. Return to your accommodation in Florence.

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Assisi: Wine Tasting and Local Culture Sharing

9. Assisi: Wine Tasting and Local Culture Sharing

Meet your guide in the heart of Assisi at wine o’clock then head to a nearby tavern where your cultural adventure awaits. At the tavern, which is bursting with traditional charm, enjoy a tasting session of three different types of local wine. As you taste the wines, listen to your guide share their knowledge and learn about the variety of regional grapes and what makes them special compared to other parts of Italy. The wine will be accompanied by a selection of cold cuts and cheeses, perfectly paired to match the flavors and tones of the wines. As you enjoy the array of food and wine, engage in conversation with your guide and listen to tales of Italian history as well as local legends and medieval myths. Through your guide’s narration, discover what life in Assisi was like throughout the ages as well as the modern day. At the end of an unforgettable experience, receive a free bottle of local wine and a professional photo taken during the session.

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What people are saying about Assisi

Really nice and formative experience. I could not have known so much Assisi, its cathedrals, churches, historical notes, curiosities and the fantastic story of Francis and Clare before becoming saints and having refounded the Church, without the guided tour we booked with you. The guide was perfect: never boring and despite the climbs up the old city and the descents in search of sacred and civil places, he told us about Assisi in a really professional and punctual way. Thanks

Andu was wonderful, his knowledge and understanding of Assisi was exceptional. It enriched our visit and we were glad we did it on our first day as we could revisit locations we were intrigued by on the following day. Thank you, Andu - we really enjoyed our walking tour.

Maria was the most gracious host. And the organic wines and the appetizers including cheese and the most amazing olive oil accompanied those wines. Fabulous visit!!

Gabriel deserves 10 stars! He was amazing and knew so much about the town, history, and about St. Francis. Would definitely go with him again.

Had a wonderful time with Mauro our guide. Very knowledgeable and pleasant.