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11 - Apr - 2017

Guided tours with transport in Umbria

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WINE AND CERAMIC

(With hotel transpor)

A famous family in Deruta opens its laboratories to spread the culture of ceramics. A real discovery of the homemade production cycle in accordance with the old traditions:
guests can “get their hands dirty” and create their work of art under the guidance of experienced ceramists of Deruta.
The tour includes a visit to a local Wine Cellar near Perugia with tasting of local high quality wines and refreshments based on local specialties prepared by the Family Chef .
After tasting, possibility of a guided tour of the historic center of Perugia.
Return to the hotel around 7 pm

UMBRIA TOURS  – Truffle hunting and guided tour of Gubbio

A day in the heart of the Regional Park of Monte Cucco, in contact with nature, following a quarryman expert and his dog to discover the art of truffle hunting and traditions associated with it.
PROGRAM:
9:00 to 9:30 – Breakfast
9:30 to 12:00 – Truffle search
12:30 to 13:30 – Lunch with typical products and fresh Truffle
13.30- 15.30 – Guided tour of Gubbio
Minimum 2 persons

WINE TASTING AND LUNCH AT A LOCAL CANTINA

Transport Available

Grechetto DOC Colli Perugini combined with bruschetta made with Umbrian homemade bread and extra virgin DOP olive oil, produced by Cantina Goretti.
100% grechetto vinified in barrels with a selection of mature cheeses with wildflower honey that we produce.
Red Wine DOC Perugia’s hills, combined with homemade “torta al testo”stuffed with salami.
Sweet dessert wine with Umbrian tozzetti almond made by Nonna .
Sagrantino di Montefalco With our cold cuts and cheese pie.
Selection of Grappa and Brandy aged 20 years with local chocolate sweetness.

05 - Jan - 2017

Perugina: Chocolate’s School and Museum

Chocolate’s  Factory Perugina:  Museum and School to learn the art of chocolate.

Chocolate lessons inside the school of Chocolate! The most enthusiasts and gourmets can try the unique experience of learning the art of master chocolatiers. The School of Chocolate and the Perugina’s Museum combine together  to mix excellent ingredients: art, culture, health and taste.

For more information: www.perugina.com

 

05 - Jan - 2017

February – NeroNorcia, Truffle exhibition market

NeroNorcia, Truffle exhibition market

A tasty journey into the world of fineNorcia’s black truffle and all local products in the enchanting  and historic village. Meetings, tastings, gastronomic stands, thematic exhibitions and conferences,  where will be the debate on the truffle’s economy, the legislative protection, the application of the  disciplinary quality, and the local tourism.

05 - Jan - 2017

April – Journalism Festival

International Journalism Festival

 

From 5th to 9th April 2017

The International Journalism Festival was founded in 2006 by Arianna Ciccone and Christopher Potter. Discussion meetings, round table discussions, book presentations, projections, documentaries, exhibitions, interviews and workshops to talk about journalism, information, press freedom and democracy in the era of social media.

For more information: www.festivaldelgiornalismo.com

04 - Jan - 2017

May – Perugina’s Cup

May – Perugina’s Cup

Perugina’s Cup awaits you in the green heart of Italy, a race car born in 1924 until 1927 by Giovanni Buitoni, owner in that period of the company “Perugina” here’s why the show is a combination of car and chocolate.

 

 

04 - Jan - 2017

May – Perugia Love Film Festival

May – Perugia Love Film Festival

 

The event focused on the combination of the film and feeling  that love is perceived as a broader concept.

Perugia is preparing for the party in the five involved districts: Porta San Pietro, Porta Eburnea, Porta Sole, Porta Sant’Angelo, Porta Santa Susanna where the symbols placed will host conferences and projections, such as Perugia University, Sala dei Notari, Penna Palace, La Rosetta Hotel, Sant’Anna room.

Concerts, literary competitions and famous guests will be some of the highlights of this festival dedicated to each age, in fact, the event has been brought forward to May to give way also to the children of the school to have a greater involvement in the creation of short film as a theme, in fact, shows the love for the city.

All the projections are free and open to the public, are also planned concerts in partnership with Axioms Ensemble music and music from the world and will be delivered 15 gold griffins.

Info www.perugialovefilmfestival.com

04 - Jan - 2017

May – Calendimaggio – Assisi

Calendimaggio – Assisi

 

Calendimaggio is related to the customs of ancient people through the Roman custom feasts honoring Maia and Flora and the medieval tradition of Kalende May, where the merry young brigade welcome the return of spring with dances and love serenades .

 

All info can be found here: www.calendimaggiodiassisi.com

04 - Jan - 2017

May – Festa dei Ceri – Gubbio

Festa dei Ceri – Gubbio

 

The event has secular traditions and takes place in Gubbio on May 15 each year, the eve of the patron saint Ubaldo. It is one of the most unusual popular religious events of Umbria, impregnated with a strong mystical emotion able to involve the entire audience who participated.

INFO: www.ceri.it

 

04 - Jan - 2017

May – Open Wineries

May – Open Wineries 

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The wonderful Umbrian hills, accompanied throughout the winter by a engaging silence, are the theater of a unique day for fun and entertainment. The Umbrian Cellars become the ideal destination for lovers of rich food and wine.

All the information and wineries member here: www.movimentoturismovino.it

03 - Jan - 2017

June – Perugia 1416

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Perugia in these two days will step back in the history focusing on1416, which celebrates the transition from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance.

 

The event, inspired by the battle of Sant’Egidio, will not be a single historical reconstruction, but a way to inform visitors of crafts and arts of that time, to recover cultural links and the dialogue between the city and its territory.

 

The project was born in collaboration with the University of Perugia, the Music Conservatorium, the’ Academy of Fine Arts and the State Archives, moves on three levels, the first, historical and scientific, the second museum and territorial, and a more spectacular one, evocative and informative.

 

An exciting program, with medieval competitions between the districts as the “Move to the Tower” that will take place in Piazza Matteotti, the “javelin throw” to the Cupa Park and finally the “Race of the Cloth”, played in the rectangle Via Fani , Piazza Matteotti, Piazza Italia, Corso Vannucci.

 

The result of each race will give a score recorded in a “medieval register” displayed in the old town  at the end will be declared the winner ward who receive a Palio and a cash prize.

 

There will be evenings with fifteenth century-menu, prepared by participating restaurants where you can taste the food of that era .There will be medieval reminiscent parades.

 

All about www.perugia1416.com

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