Celebration of Life TripThe Ultimate Girls Adventure in Italy
8 Incredible Days in Umbria
Fancy a girls getaway in gorgeous Umbria, Italy where we enjoy amazing food and one and soak up the sites and scenery al while staying in a sensational villa. If yes then this is the women’s trip for you.
Gourmet food, walks by the lake, scouting for treasures in local villages or chatting around the dinner table under the stars.
What: Celebration of Life Trip
The Ultimate Girls Getaway Experience
Where: Private Estate, Umbria Italy
Tripping through the country, hanging out in piazzas and rambling through the boutique stores.
Fun-loving adventurous ladies
Lots of laughs and fun
Women into loving life
Luxury Private Country Villa
Wine & Olive Producing Estate
Large Pool and Stunning Gardens
Surrounded by Incredible Scenery
Day trip to Orvietto and Todi
Day trip to Spello & Assisi
Breakfast in the garden daily
Lunches at the farmhouse
Authentic Tuscan Dinners
Private estate winery
Shopping for produce at markets
Wine tastings and antipasto platters
Long lunches in the garden
Dinner under the Italian Stars
Private chefs to cook for us
Walks on the Private Estate
Candlelit dinners under the stars
….is located in the heart of Umbria, 20 minutes north of the cosmopolitan city of Perugia and close to the Tuscan border. It is located at the foot of Monte Tezio in a protected valley, where the wildlife is abundant and nature thrives. The views in all directions are breathtaking. To the south, is Monte Subasio and the town of Assisi, to the west, the ancient castle of Antognolla and to the north, ancient woodlands and the Apennine mountains.
The large estate houses a beautiful 13th-century church and 18th-century farmhouse, which has been lovingly restored into a beautiful eight-bedroom country house nestling among hills in a peaceful valley, surrounded by meadows, woods, vineyards and olive groves. There is an atmosphere of peace and quiet to unwind and a perfect place to enjoy Italian life with other incredible women.
Registrations are now open to reserve your spot. This is first in best dressed and by invitation only.
Our Loose Plan
8 Magnificent Days
Where: Private estate, Umbria, Italy
8 fun-filled days living la bella vita.
First let’s settle in and then head to the local village to stock up on some delicious food and wines. Let’s enjoy an afternoon aperitif in garden by the pool, eat a lot of antipasti and live a little magic as the sun goes down. Tonight the chefs will arrive to prepare a magnificent welcome dinner and we we’ll enjoy our first Italian dinner together.
This morning after a leisurely breakfast, we head off on one of the lovely trails to explore the property and surrounding mountains. On returning we will head to the vineyard for a wine tasting with our bilingual certified sommelier, Mattia, who will pour the wines and provide a short history of the Estate, their wine-making philosophy and their vineyards. We’ll have an opportunity to taste of the estates organic extra virgin olive oil and we’ll learn of the process behind this amazing product. All this as well as enjoying an antipasti of local cured meats, cheeses, olives and Umbrian breads. Yum!
Day trip to Assisi and Spello. Firstly to Assisi, the birthplace of St Francis of Assisi, which is of course a must on a trip to Umbria. Nothing can take away from the magnificence of the Basilica. Above Assisi is the Eremo di Carcere (Hermitage) which is an old monastery built around the caves used by St Francis, and the tree where he preached to the birds. It has a very peaceful atmosphere and is shady and cool on a hot day. Then it’s on to Spello, a beautiful hill top town at the base of Monte Subasio just a few kms from Assisi. It has wonderful little streets to wander around, many gourmet restaurants and stunning views.
After breakfast we’ll head off for a morning walk through the vineyards to the local lake. Let’s take time to meander through the valley and allow you the time to admire the different views of what is one of Italy’s most beautiful valleys.
This afternoon let’s host the perfect Italian dinner party. We’ll create and style a beautiful table setting in our tranquil setting on the property. This will be followed by a group dinner where we prepare a meal together and enjoy a long candlelit dinner under the stars with the estate wines.
Today it’s our foodie day… we’ll create our plan for our long, outdoor lunch. This morning we’ll head to the nearby town of Umbertide where we will find the best local markets to source the perfect produce for our challenge. But first, you’ll have the chance to sample one of the region’s specialities: the delicious porchetta (roast suckling pig seasoned with sage or rosemary, fennel, and plenty of salt and pepper) served warm in fresh bread rolls. Next at the market, we’ll become inspired and choose the nicest produce for our long picnic lunch. Here there is an abundance of fresh pecorino cheeses, wild porcini mushrooms, local wines and vegetables. The atmosphere is wonderful and creating our long lunch together will be fun and inspiring.
Back at the estate, we will spend the afternoon preparing for our long picnic-style lunch…come dinner. Put on your pretty dress and let’s celebrate life, our new friendships and embrace the sheer beauty of our surroundings.
This morning you have some free time to enjoy the estate at your leisure.
Today we’ll enjoy a traditional Umbrian BBQ lunch in the vineyard as a very special way to enjoy the estate. Guests are transported to and from the BBQ area by tractor and trailer for this uniques and utterly delicious.
Starter: Mixed bruschetta with extra-virgin olive oil from Carmine Estate
Main Course: Umbrian Pork Sausages, Pancetta and Capocollo
Sides: Fresh bread and seasonal salads
Desert: Desert, Vin Santo with Tozzetti buscuits
Drinks: Carmine Estate house wine, soft drinks and water. Prosecco and beer can also be purchased on the day.
This afternoon we will head to the nearby town of Montone for an evening drink in one of the wonderful restaurants there.
It’s your day to do as you please. Here are some ideas for you and you can choose what you wish to do.
- Relax with a book by the pool
- Play tennis on the nearby court
- Play a round of golf on the stunning course nearby
- Take a hike on the nearby trails.
- Draw, paint or create
- Organise to go truffle hunting early morning
Feel free to join with other ladies to do as you please. Tonight we have our farewell 3-course dinner fully catered. This is our chance to celebrate our week and enjoy our new friendships.
Enjoy our morning breakfast before the trip finishes. We farewell our friends and you can either continue with your holiday from here or head home relaxed and contented. Let me know how I can help you with your plans.
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Call or text me on 0412861718 to book your spot.