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Spotlight on Umbria

Group Tour | Spotlight 7 Days & 6 Nights Lead-in price: £1695 Current prices from: £1695

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. (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

Transfer to 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.

Superior group tour accommodation

  • Sangallo Palace Hotel
    Sangallo Palace Hotel

    Conveniently located in central Perugia, the Sangallo Palace Hotel is within walking distance of major attractions such as the Rocca Paolina fortress and the National Gallery of Umbria. The hotel has a strong artistic heritage throughout, with each room containing reproduced paintings by Perugino and Pinturicchio, Umbria's two legendary Renaissance artists, while pieces of Etruscan, Romanesque and medieval masonry and woodwork adorn the public areas. The 100 air-conditioned en suite rooms feature individual heating and cooling systems, satellite television, a complimentary high speed internet connection, room safe and minibar. Hotel facilities include a wellness area with heated swimming pool and gym, and a terrace with panoramic views over the city and surrounding countryside. The Il Sangallo restaurant serves Umbrian and national cuisine with meals often served alfresco in the summer months.

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Dates & prices


Main Costs
Departure-Return date Original Price Special Offer(£) Single Supplement Click to Book
14 May 2022 - 20 May 2022 £1,745 £0 £0 Reserve
11 Jun 2022 - 17 Jun 2022 £1,745 £0 £235 Reserve
3 Sep 2022 - 9 Sep 2022 £1,795 £0 £235 Reserve
17 Sep 2022 - 23 Sep 2022 £1,795 £0 £0 Reserve
15 Oct 2022 - 21 Oct 2022 £1,595 £0 £235 Reserve

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

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.