Umbria is is a perfect destination for a memorable culinary vacation as it offers a perfect mix of history, culture and food traditions.
Join us as we explore the villages, the regional specialties, the wines and we meet the food and craft artisans of this delightful area of Italy. You will get to know the millenary history and the culture of the region along the way.
At Festa Tours we offer accommodation, hands-on cooking classes, foodie excursions, visits to village festivals, to craft ateliers and to farms producing olive oil, wine, saffron and more. You can find details and highlights, by browsing through our day trips and tours.
Whether you want a private tour or to be part of a group, whether you are looking for a countryside retreat or an intensive cooking day or just a casual introduction to the Umbrian cuisine, we have a trip for you.
Our cooking vacations generally last between 2 and 7 nights, and can be confirmed for as few as 2 people and are suitable for everyone, from a kitchen neophyte to an expert gastronome.
See below how to plan your perfect trip to Umbria and make sure to check our sample itineraries.
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How to plan the perfect trip to rural Italy
Are you spending 2-weeks in central Italy and wish to split your time between Umbria and Tuscany? are you looking for a quiet, off the beaten path destination? do you need a great stop on your Italy trip? no matter how many days you have, your experience here will memorable and unique.
Plan the trip on your own or ask us to craft a personalized itinerary for you.
Take a glance at our annual multi-day trips. Over the years, we have fined tuned them to offer a great combination of sightseeing, cooking, tasting and the experience of a variety of aspects of the local culture, from exceptional crafts to festivals.
Join us for our famous Porchetta Tour or for the Spello Flower Festival or visit during Olive Harvest to enjoy and leanr about olive oil, Umbria's liquid gold.
If you are planning your visit during other times of the year, find inspiration for your own dream trip and let us help you planning every detail. Just like you want it.
So little time, so many options
If your time is limited but you want a taste of Umbria and its wonderful foods and sights, here a few suggestions for a short visit or stop over during your Italy trip:
stay two nights at our agriturismo, take a cooking class in the morning, then visit Assisi in the afternoon (from €210 per person).
if you already have an accommodation, take a cooking class in the morning and visit a cheese maker, olive oil mill or craft workshop in the afternoon (from 120 € per person).
stay 3 nights at our agriturismo, take a cooking class, visit Assisi on day 1, take a wine and olive oil tour or a craft tour on day 2 (from €275 per person).