Ease back into Travel with a
Relaxing + Revitalizing 
Slow Travel Adventure in Umbria, Italy

Remember those carefree days before 2020 when we could just hop on a plane and globe-trot wherever our hearts desired?! So much has changed since then, but adapting is part of the travel experience, so we've put our flexibility to work and have created new ways to experience the world with our guests. 

 

Borrowing from the Slow Food movement founded in Italy back in 1986, we're offering Slow Travel adventures to re-engage with the broader world and make the most of every moment through rich local experiences. On this 6 night/7 day adventure, we will take our time to prepare and enjoy Italian food, to participate in the annual olive harvest, and to engage with the local communities to discover its history and learn about the region's vegan bounty. This will not be a "greatest hits" tour, but a relaxed, sensual getaway designed to tune ourselves into Umbria's subtle nuances, to live in the moment, and to enjoy life to the fullest. 

Your adventure begins in the small village of Poreta, a charming Umbrian hilltown just 90 minutes northeast of Rome. Your home for the week is a centuries-old rural hotel, known locally as an agriturismo, where you'll be welcomed like an old friend and treated like the special guest that you are. 

Here, and in the surrounding villages, you'll relish the fresh air, earthy cuisine, and flavorful wines, and steep yourself in local history and traditions. The pace is relaxed, and, based on the tenets of the Slow Food movement--Good, Clean, and Fair--we'll enjoy experiences that are good for us, are beneficial to the land and animals, and which support the communities we engage with.

Each day, guests will be treated to unique experiences, including culinary workshops, yoga, invigorating walks in the countryside, foraging outings, and intellectually stimulating excursions to historical sites, each designed to keep your body, mind, and spirit engaged. All food and wine is vegan and locally grown, and all activities are small-group oriented, with plenty of room for socially distancing. 

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • Treating your body to morning yoga with XX, our English-speaking instructor

  • Exploring the charm of the landscape with gentle hikes on ancient historical pilgrimage routes

  • Picking olives and tasting fresh olive oil during the annual harvest

  • Discovering the local cuisine with hands-on cooking classes

  • Awakening your palate with vegan wine tastings

  • Getting your hands dirty foraging for wild foods with expert guide Terresa

  • Relishing Italian feasts prepared by guest chefs

  • Day tripping to historic Assisi 

  • Exploring ancient Umbrian villages on foot

  • Feasting on regional specialties, from wild foods to homemade pastas and beyond

  • Meeting fellow vegans who share your sense of adventure

DETAILS

  • We developed this all-inclusive experience with your health, safety, and vegan values in mind. ​A maximum of 20 guests will share this Slow Travel adventure, and all outings, classes, and experiences will be in small groups of 10 (with the exception of outdoor activities, which will allow for more space between guests).


WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • 6 dinners, with wine pairing

  • 6 lunches 

  • 6 breakfasts

  • 2 cooking classes

  • All day trips and excursions

  • Transportation within Umbria

  • All food and wine tastings 

DATES

  • October XX-XX, 2021


​PRICE

  • $xxxx per person, based on double occupancy*


EXTRAS

  • For an additional fee, a private car can ferry you from Rome's Fiumicino airport to your Umbrian abode. We also offer a night at a deluxe four-star hotel in Rome at the beginning or end of your journey for an additional fee.  


* single supplement: $xxx

 

Are you interested in experiencing an unforgettable Slow Travel adventure in Italy? Reserve your spot here!
 

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