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Spotlight on Umbria

Group Tour | Spotlight 7 Days & 6 Nights Lead-in price: £1595

Umbria is often overlooked by tourists who favour its better-known neighbour, Tuscany. Yet this rural region is no less interesting nor scenic to explore, with its sweeping hills, deep valleys and characterful, historical settlements. This new Spotlight tour is based in the Umbrian capital of Perugia, with day tours to the very best the region has to offer, both historically and culturally.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Visit a Perugian chocolate factory
  • Cooking class with lunch 3 courses ½ litre water, ¼ bottle wine restaurant selection and coffee
  • Wine tasting in Montefalco
  • No single supplement on selected group tour departure dates (limited availability)
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Superior Group Tour in brief

Day 1: Transfer from Rome to Perugia

Fly to Rome and transfer to Perugia staying 6 nights at Hotel San Gallo Palace (or similar). (N)

Day 2: Perugia

Enjoy a morning walking tour of Perugia, the capital of Umbria. Highlights include the ancient walls and Rocca Paolina. After lunch, visit Casa del Cioccolato and sample some of Italy’s finest chocolate. (B)

Day 3: Full-day tour of Assisi

Embark on a full-day tour of Assisi, including the 13th-century Basilica di San Francesco, built to house the body of Italy’s patron saint, Francis of Assisi. Return to Perugia late afternoon. (B)

Day 4: Day at leisure

Today, you are free to enjoy Umbria’s charming capital at leisure. (B)

Day 5: Trasimeno Lake & cookery class

Excursion to the beautiful Trasimeno Lake for a lesson in Italian cuisine and traditional cooking. Your class is followed by a three-course lunch with wine. In the afternoon, stop in Castiglione del Lago before returning to the hotel. (B, L)

Day 6: Bevagna, Spello & Montefalco

Visit three of Umbria’s most historic towns: Bevagna, famous for its medieval workshops; Spello, with its medieval walls built atop Roman foundations; and Montefalco, known as ‘the balcony of Umbria’ for its stunning views. (B)

Day 7: Depart Perugia

Fly to London (B)

Meal basis: As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important Information

This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits you. Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact requirements. Please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

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Dates & prices


Main Costs
Departure-Return date Original Price Saving Single Supplement Guaranteed Departures Click to Book
3 Sep 2022 - 9 Sep 2022 £1,795 £0 £235 Reserve
17 Sep 2022 - 23 Sep 2022 £1,795 £0 £0 Yes Reserve
15 Oct 2022 - 21 Oct 2022 £1,595 £0 £235 Reserve

Vaccination Travel Policy
All clients must be fully vaccinated before travelling with us on a Cox & Kings (C&K) group tour. This means that a customer must have received their full two doses of the COVID‑19 vaccination at least 14 days before travelling with us. This does not apply to our private tours or tailor-made travel. If you have any questions please call us or visit our FAQs page on our website here

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Guaranteed Departures Where a tour date has ‘yes’ listed, this tour is guaranteed to run.

For all other departure dates, once the minimum number of people booked has been reached, this tour is also guaranteed to run. Our sales consultants will be able to advise how many people are booked for your chosen date at the time of enquiry, giving you the confidence to book safe in the knowledge your tour will go ahead.

Terms & Conditions Guaranteed departures will run except in the circumstances where travel to the destination is advised against by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) or entry restrictions relating to COVID-19 preclude travel.

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

  • * Direct flights from London (regional connections available)
  • * 4- and 5-star accommodation
  • * Small groups - maximum of 14
  • * Guided excursions and entrance fees
  • * Local transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
  • * Experienced local tour manager or the best local guides
  • * Flexibility - extensions, room and flight upgrades available

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