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THE VILLAGE OF FLOWERS

SPELLO

Considered among the most beautiful hill towns in Italy, its pinkish hued stone makes it similar to a gem nestled in Mount Subasio.

16,4 km

FROM PERUGIA


191,5 km

FROM ROMA FIUMICINO


527,3 km

FROM MILANO MALPENSA

THE CITY

Scenic pink stone crib

The village of flowers par excellence, Spello’s amazing floral carpets enchant thousands of visitors every year. The well-known “infiorate” are paintings made with petals of more than 50 different flowers on the occasion of Corpus Domini festival.


This small medieval hamlet will surprise you with one of the most important Renaissance achievements in central Italy, the Baglioni Chapel with breathtaking frescoes painted by Pinturicchio, one the favorite artists of the Roman Curia.

Let’s stroll in its enchanting medieval alleys where windows and balconies are embroidered with multicolored flowers.

Only 15 years ago an extraordinary archaeological discovery was made in Umbria: the villa of a distinguished personality of the Roman history of Spello, with its 4500 sq feet – of nearly-intact mosaic floor. Multimedia content and video reconstructions will make your visit memorable.

What to see in a day

Walls and gates of Roman age

Piazza della Repubblica

with its medieval civic Palace.

Collegiate Church of St. Maria Maggiore

its Baglioni Chapel boasts the outstanding paintings by the great artist Pinturicchio. A must see.

Belvedere

with stunning views of Assisi and the Umbrian Valley.

Roman Villa of the Mosaics

where the recent and fortuitous discovery brought to light 4500 sq feet of  nearly-intact and precious polychrome mosaics of a Roman villa.

FROM THE BLOG

Special Tours

ON THE PATH OF BACCHUS. WINE TASTING AND VISIT TO THE MOST IMPORTANT WINERIES OF UMBRIA.

In our beautiful region we produce two red DOCG (this is the highest quality level) wines and nine DOC  wines, most of which are white. If you are curious to know the story behind each of them, we can visit the most prestigious wineries, where you will taste the precious nectar paired with tasty local delicacies – unforgettable wine and food experience.

FARMER CHEF.

An internationally acclaimed chef will introduce you through the flavors of Umbria. Under the guide of this eccentric chef you can try typical recipes of the Umbrian culinary tradition, using ingredients coming directly from his garden; everything will be seasoned by his irony and overflowing charm.

OSCARWORTHY OIL MILLS. FROM THE “SEA” OF UMBRIA , AN EXCELLENT EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL.

Emerald green hued, intense and fruity, Umbrian olive oil with its pleasant bitter and slightly spicy taste is considered among the best Extra Virgin olive oils not only in Italy, but also  in the world. Let’s join this tour to learn the secrets about the production of our “green gold” and its infinite health benefits. Don’t miss this worthwhile experience to taste a top quality extra virgin olive oil directly in the mill where it is produced.

COOKING IN A CELLAR.

In the famous Sagrantino area you will enter a professional cooking school inside a prestigious winery, where you will enjoy cooking and learn  how to best pair the wine with food.

TREKKING ALONG THE ROMAN AQUEDUCT OF SPELLO.

Recommended for children.

Historical-naturalistic hiking along the trail which runs along the ruins of the ancient Roman aqueduct of Spello. Immersed in an uncontaminated landscape among olive trees, secular oaks, ravines and ancient bridges, we will retrace the history of these extraordinary waterworks and of their surrounding environment. Level of difficulty: easy hiking. Length: 4 miles. Duration: 2,5 hours.

WHERE WHEAT BECOMES BREAD.

As a tribute to my father who was a miller, I have the pleasure of escorting you to a mill where you can learn about the entire production chain of wheat. At the end of the visit you will taste a very high quality bread like the one made by our ancestors and many other delicacies.

TOUR WITH A PERSONAL PHOTOGRAPHER.

If you would like to be immortalized in the places you visit and make your memories unforgettable, you can live a unique experience with an expert photographer at your entire disposal. You can take home digital photos or have an actual album delivered to your home.

Gourmet Corner

A stop at a local oil mill to taste its green gold is a must.

Wine tasting.

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WHO I AM

Ciao! If you are on my website, I guess you are planning your journey to my sensational region: Umbria! Well, you are on the right website. Let me introduce myself. I am Isabella Bellucci, a certified local tour guide in Umbria since 2001. My passion for languages made me study and travel in many countries around the world and graduate in Linguistic Mediation. After having taken care of the commercial relations with foreign countries for some prestigious companies, I decided to unite this first passion of mine with the one for art, becoming a local tour guide. I’m an official member of the Regional and National Association of certified local guides in Italy (AGTU and ANGT). I’m licensed to give my tours in English, French, German and Spanish. Thanks to my job, I have the opportunity to show the wonders of central Italy to travelers from all over the world. When I see the happiness reflected in the eyes of clients after my guided tour, I feel a great satisfaction, because this is the very essence of my work. Let me guide you through a unique experience in Umbria.

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