Tiber River Artists Tour
Discover the amazing art along the River Tevere from its beginnings in Mt. Fumaiolo to Rome
From its humble roots in Mt. Fumaiolo to its glorious entry into Rome, the Tiber River cuts across central Italy. Along the way are remarkable works of art from some of Italy’s most renowned artists. You’ll have your own guide that will take you in a private vehicle starting at its source and ending up in Rome on this 7 day all inclusive package.
Bologna or Florence
You will begin your adventure in either Bologna or Florence. We will meet you in the morning and take you back to Mount Fumaiolo in your private vehicle.
You’ll check in to your hotel to relax a bit and then be picked up for dinner at Stefano’s mountain retreat. Relax in the backyard next to the Tiber River, which is just an unassuming brook bordering the property.
The next day Chef Stefano will pick you up after breakfast and take you on a guided tour following the river on its way to Rome. You’ll visit the holy sanctuary of La Verna founded by Saint Francis, see where Michelangelo was born and the spring where the river is born. Enjoy another dinner with the chef.
Your journey heads south to Sansepolcro and the art of Piero della Francesca. On your way to Perugia, you’ll stop in Citta di Castello and discover the art of Alberto Burri. After you check into your hotel, enjoy a dinner with the chef in a local trattoria.
Enjoy a spa activity at the hotel or discover the work of artist Perugino. In the afternoon you’ll head to Assisi and the famed Basilica of San Francesco and the art of Giotto and Cimabue. For dinner you’ll end up in Spello, where you’ll spend the night.
After breakfast the Chef will take you to Rome. While all of Rome’s sights will be available to you, the focus will be on the art of Caravaggio. You’ll stop at the Piazza di S. Luigi de’ Francesi and Basilica Parrocchiale Santa Maria del Popolo before checking in to your hotel.
Take in a little shopping along the famous Via del Corso and grab a cafè at the Antico Cafè Greco. Walk up the Spanish steps and head into the wonderful gardens of Villa Borghese. Spend time at the museum marvelling at the works of Caravaggio before returning to your hotel and dinner.
Enjoy breakfast prior to your departure.
- 2 people minimum