8 days in Umbria Itinerary

8 days in Umbria Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Orvieto
— 2 nights
2
Assisi
— 2 nights
3
Perugia
— 3 nights

2
nights
Orvieto

Orvieto ©
The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
Escape the urban bustle at Val d'Orcia and Fosso Bianco - Bagni San Filippo. Get some historical perspective at Duomo di Orvieto and Cappella del Corporale. Change things up with these side-trips from Orvieto: Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni (in Montalcino) and Abbazia di Sant'Antimo (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Decugnano dei Barbi, explore the fascinating underground world of Orvieto Underground, make a trip to Pozzo di San Patrizio, and take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Moro.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Orvieto trip itinerary planner.

Milan to Orvieto is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. September in Orvieto sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Montalcino, Fosso Bianco - Bagni San Filippo, Val d'Orcia
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Duomo di Orvieto ©
Duomo di Orvieto
Pozzo di San Patrizio ©
Pozzo di San Patrizio
Val d'Orcia ©
Val d'Orcia

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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cripta di San Francesco, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano. On your second day here, learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bosco di San Francesco, then learn about winemaking at Azienda Agraria Saio, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Assisi trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Orvieto to Assisi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Assisi are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Perugia.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks
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Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

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Perugia

Perugia ©
Though it features Etruscan defensive walls and a medieval town center, Perugia is perhaps best known for its fine chocolate and annual chocolate festival.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Collegio del Cambio, explore the world behind art at Studio Moretti Caselli, then do a tasting at Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio, and finally explore the activities along Lake Trasimeno. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, visit Vieille Ville, then step into the grandiose world of Rocca Paolina, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pietro, and finally do a tasting at Vineria del Carmine.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Perugia trip planner.

Perugia is very close to Assisi. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Perugia

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio
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Vineria del Carmine ©
Vineria del Carmine
Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio ©
Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio
Rocca Paolina ©
Rocca Paolina