• 4 nights at Hotel with an overnight treatment and Breakfast;
  • All Dinners;
  • Lunch at the pool of Oscar Tintori;
  • Lunch at the estate Fe D’Ostiani;
  • Italian speaking guide service for the duration of the tour;
  • Bus available for the whole tour;
  • Inputs and Guided Visit to the Gardens and to the mentioned sites in the tour;
  • Promotuscia assistance;
  • medical and baggage insurance


  • Airplane flight;
  • Drinks with meals;
  • Porter at the hotel;
  • Tourist tax in Hotels;
  • Extras, tips and what not mentioned in “The fee includes”;




Day 1

Departure from Roma Termini Train Station/ Roma Fiumicino Airport.
Arrival in Pistoia to visit  Oscar Tintori’s Nurseries. The Firm, owned by the same family for three generations, has been able to  select and nurture the plants,  thanks to their love, and enthusiasm.
The Ornamental Citrus are requested not only in Italy, but all over the world, and anyone who comes here, even for simple curiosity to visit  Tintori greenhouses, has always shown surprise for the vitality  of these plants. Citrus tree are not purchased as common seasonal flowers, but as plants to be loved, cured, and maintained over the time. They need some special attention in order to grow properly.
Lunch included in the estate.
Arrival in Perugia in the afternoon, and check to  Hotel Rosetta ****, located in one of the main squares of the old town center.
Dinner in hotel.

Day 2

Breakfast in  hotel.
You will meet the tour guide, Emilio Marchese.
Departure for Spello .
Visit to Villa Fidelia , also known as Villa Costanzi, which preserves traits of the pre-existining sacred complex, dating back to the classic period. Built between 1805 and 1830, for many experts, it was designed by Giuseppe Piermarini. Villa Fidelia is surrounded by a park which  features Italian gardens, located  on the slopes of Subasio Mluntain, and a baroque garden. Elms, Oaks, and Olive trees surround the gardens: There is also a church and an orangery designed as an area for housing exhibitions and conferences. Later on visit to  Spello, which retains the traits of the Roman era such as the city walls, the remains of the theater, the amphitheater, the thermal baths and the main gates of the city. Visit to Saint Maria Maggiore’s church  built between the  XII and XIII century. It houses  the wonderful Baglioni Chapel painted by Pinturicchio, who also  produced images of the Annunciation, the Nativity and the Dispute of the Temple. Other works of the painter can be found  at the chapel of Crociera.  Stop at  Saint Andrew’s Church, which preserves another famous work by Pinturicchio ( “Tavoli, Madonna and Santi” Tables,  Virgin Mary and Saints), and the Town Hall located in Repubblica  Square which has a wonderful colonnade. Time for lunch (not included).
In the afternoon, transfer to Bevagna and guided tour of the old town center,  included Silvestri Square,  and the two Romanesque jewels: Saint Silvestro’s Church, and Saint Michele Arcangelo’ s Church.
At the end of the visit, return to Perugia, and dinner.

Day 3

Breakfast in  hotel.
In the morning, transfer to Cortona for a guided tour of the Reinhard Garden. The project Reinhard focus on teaching a new way of understanding the garden, and  the art of gardening, not only for the experts but also for other people. At the moment only three gardens that are part of the project are open: “Tropical Garden”, “Garden with  herbaceous and grasses”, and “Garden under olive trees.”
In late morning transfer to Sant ‘Arcangelo sul Trasimeno to visit Mrs  Fe D’ ostiaini’s decorative garden with a beautiful view of Lake Trasimeno.
Lunch included in the company of the owner.
In the early afternoon, departure for  Polvese Island by boat .
Guided tour of the island with a stop at a characteristic work of Porcinai, which is a particular example of a garden-swimming pool.
On the way back to Perugia,  stop in Solomeo, the characteristic village, famous for the production of cashmere .
Arrival in Perugia in the evening, and  dinner at the restaurant “L altro Mondo” located in the old town center.

Day 4

Breakfast in Hotel and departure for  Spoleto .
Guided tour of Spoleto, strategically positioned on the old Flaminia route: the city is famous for classic music, its festival, the fortress, the bridge of Torri, and the Cathedral.
Transfer to  Todi. Free time for lunch (not included).
it is  known as the city of Jacopone. Not to miss People  Square and the Cathedral.
We may also visit  Villa Lizza.
Back to  Perugia, dinner in Hotel.

Day 5

Breakfast in hotel.
You will meet the tour  guide at the hotel, Mr Marchesi Emilio,  to visit  Saint. Peter’s Complex .
The Medieval Vegetable-Garden of Perugia is located in Borgo XX Giugno inside the ancient Benedictine Saint Pietro’ complex , which nowadays is  also the seat of the  Faculty of Agriculture of Perugia University. The medieval garden presents the characteristic of a garden of the past, where the uninterrupted presence of water was a feature, ( kind of rule),  of a   Benedictine complex.
Lunch in the center of Perugia (not included).
Departure for  Roma Termini Train Station/ Roma Fiumicino Airport.
End of the tour.