Monthly Archives December 2014

Photography Tour – May 20-28, 2015

Photography Tour – May 20-28, 2015 Last year’s tour was such a success that we’re offering it again. Join us for 8 days of photography adventures as we discover the culture, art, and extraordinary cuisine and wine of Umbria. May 20-28, 2015 For more information, go to Contact Us page
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Small Group Tours

Special small group tours Groups of 4 people In addition to our tours for groups of 10 — 14 (which is typical) to 30 (which is extraordinary and fabulous), aWeekinUmbria specializes in crafting special tours for small groups. All inclusive packages (except airfare, which is never included) start at $2500 per person with a minimum of 4 people ($10,000). And I can even do a private tour for 2 people I am asked more and more often for private tours for couples.  aWeekinUmbria’s Tour-Package-4-2 includes 7 nights accommodations in a one bedroom apartment or B&B room and start at $2750 per person ($5500).
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Car Club Events

Any weekend can see Bettona’s main piazza turned into a showcase for extraordinary cars. It happens at least twice a year and is always a wonderful site. I’d love to be able to give people notice of these mini-events but it really is the type of thing that just happens around here. Always something, right?
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The World’s Largest White Truffle

The World’s Largest White Truffle   That it weighed in at 1.89 kilos (or 4.16 pounds) is one thing. That we braved a frigid morning driving an hour and a half to see it in person was quite another. Arriving early, amazing in its own right given the commuter traffic we encountered, we were soon warming ourselves and chatting over watered down cappuccinos on the 10th floor of Sotheby’s Auction House on York Avenue in Manhattan, waiting for the unveiling. Of course the conversation was about truffles.Knowing that most white truffles are from Piedmonte, it was exciting that this enormous specimen hailed
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