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Trip Overview

Discover one of the most beautiful regions of Italy on this amazing 10-day holiday by overnight train. Famed for its ancient hilltop towns and breath-taking landscapes Umbria is an irresistible destination for visitors looking for something a little off the beaten track. Following a day in the Bavarian capital of Munich travel overnight on the direct Nightjet train to Orvieto. Head onto picturesque Perugia and its formidable city walls, then take the regional train to stunning Spoleto.

Highlights

  • Take a stroll in the vast English Garden in Munich
  • Wander the cobbled streets and piazzas in Orvieto
  • Watch the sunset from the Giardini Carducci in Perugia
  • Explore the vast Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi
  • Discover the joys of tiny Spoleto - a true ‘hidden gem'

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • Rail Travel as per the itinerary
  • Double cabin on the overnight train from Munich to Orvieto
  • 1 nights' hotel accommodation with breakfast in Munich
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Orvieto
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Perugia
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Spoleto
  • Day trip to Assisi from Perugia
  • Flight from Rome to UK
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Disclaimer:

Prices are per person and subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Railbookers UK Trading Ltd is a member of ABTA (Y6401) and holidays including flights are ATOL protected, number 7579.

DAY 1 LONDON TO MUNICH

Leave London today on the Eurostar to Brussels, making a quick platform change in the Belgian capital and heading through to Munich via Cologne. On arrival in the Bavarian capital, make your way to your hotel and check in for a one-night stay (Overnight Munich) 

DAY 2 -MUNICH/OVERNIGHT TRAIN TO ORVIETO

Make your most of a day in Munich today and explore the city. The Marienplatz and English garden are a must, as is a stein of beer in the Hofbräuhaus am Platzl. Be sure to enjoy dinner prior to boarding your overnight train bound for Italy and relax in your private cabin. (Overnight onboard) B

DAY 3 -ORVIETO

Once your train pulls into the station head to your hotel to check-in for a two-night stay. Spend the rest of your day relaxing and acclimatising with the town and its picturesque setting. Perched above the surrounding countryside. (Overnight Orvieto) B

DAY 4 -ORVIETO

Dating from 9th century BC Orvieto is one of the most ancient cities in Italy and a visit to Pozzo della Cava is a must to get a real sense of the city's history. Its huge 14th century Duomo is equal to those found in Milan and Florence whilst the view from the Torre del Moro is well worth the climb. (Overnight Orvieto) B

DAY 5 -PERUGIA

After breakfast at your hotel head to station for your train to Perugia via Terontola-Cortina. The Umbrian scenery is spectacular in parts, and after checking in at your hotel make your way to Piazza IV Novembre - the heart of the city. (Overnight Perugia) B

DAY 6 - PERUGIA

Soak up all this city has to offer with a leisurely day today. Visit the medieval Palazzo dei Priori and the huge Etruscan Arch dating from 3rd century BC is an impressive reminder of the city's history. For a special view of the city be sure to climb the pretty Via dell' Acquedotto then relax with a glass of wine or take a walk up to the tiny Giardini Carducci for an expansive view across the city's rooftops, and surrounding cypress-cloaked hills beyond. (Overnight Perugia) B

DAY 7 -ASSISI DAY TRIP

Make your way to the station this morning for a short train ride to Assisi and one of the most important places of worship in the world. The vast Basilica di San Francesco has been a place of pilgrimage for thousands of years for follows wishing to walk in the footsteps of St Francis. Head back to Perugia for the evening. (Overnight Perugia) B

DAY 8 - SPOLETO

Take the train to Spoleto and check-in for a two-night stay, then perhaps take a stroll down the sweeping stone steps to see the city's Duomo and its wonderful mosaic facade. (Overnight Spoleto) B

DAY 9 - SPOLETO

Stretch your legs this morning with the climb up to the Rocca Albornoziana - the 14th century fortress which dominates the Spoleto skyline and rewards all visitors with some impressive views. From here is an easy walk down to Ponte delle Torri, a breath-taking feat of medieval engineering made famous by JMW Turner's masterpiece. Be sure to enjoy a glass of the local Trebbiano with dinner. (Overnight Spoleto) B

DAY 10 - END OF TOUR

Check out of your hotel and take the train to Rome airport for your flight home. B

MEAL GUIDE: B - BREAKFAST, BR - BRUNCH, L - LUNCH, AT - AFTERNOON TEA, D -DINNER

DISCLAIMER:

Prices are subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Railbookers UK Trading Ltd is a member of ABTA (Y6401) and holidays including flights are ATOL protected, number 7579.

InterCityHotel Munich

Situated at the main train station. Highlights: WiFi (free of charge), lavish buffet breakfast, brasserie and wine bar with barbecue and seafood specialties from our show kitchen, FreeCityTicket granting use of local public transport in Munich at no charge. All rooms come with soundproofed windows, flatscreen TV, radio, desk, safe and minibar and air conditioning.

Sina Brufani Palace

Since 1884 the Sina Brufani has been the only luxury 5-star hotel to dominate the ancient town of Perugia, with its panoramic view of the green Umbrian valley.

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Disclaimer:

Prices are per person and subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Railbookers UK Trading Ltd is a member of ABTA (Y6401) and holidays including flights are ATOL protected, number 7579.

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