The Italian Renaissance in Piero's lands

The Italian Renaissance in Piero's lands

Discover Rimini's treasures and try the unique savors of Marche's dishes in Urbino, accompained by art and music, in this special tour following Piero della Francesca steps. Be ready to discover the wonder of Tuscany with its urban gems and middle-ages villages and find yourself surrounded by the natural soul of Umbria where, thanks to a guided tour, you'll discover the most important Perugia's places, including Piero's masterpieces like Polittico di Sant’Antonio and the Annunciazione. At the end of the journey there is still time to enjoy Assisi, the city that has become Unesco world heritage in the year 2000.



Day One: Rimini > Urbino (65 km)

Arrival in Rimini by own means.

Guided visit to Rimini and its two faces: on one side the Roman town on the Adriatic sea, with the open-air historical sites between the Arch of Augusto, the Flaminia and Emilia roads, Tiberio Bridge and the Domus del Chirurgo; on the other side the middle-ages town, with the paintings of Giotto and the painters of the school of Rimini in the thirteenth century, the Castle, the Malatesta’s Temple with the valleys painted by Piero della Francesca. Here you can admire one of the most famous paintings of the artist: the fresco of Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta praying in front of St. Sigismondo (Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta che prega davanti a San Sigismondo).
Transfer by own means to Urbino. Welcome drink in hotel in Urbino upon arrival. Taste of local typical products with selected wines of the area.
Overnight in Urbino

Day Two: Urbino > Sansepolcro (85 km) > Monterchi (15 km) > Arezzo (30 km)

Guided tour of Urbino: a small town with an outstanding role in art history, having been one of the most creative and admired courts of the Renaissance. Entering the streets and buildings of the old town, it is still possible to notice the perspective perfection that inspired many works by Piero della Francesca, including Flagellazione and Madonna di Senigallia, still hosted inside Palazzo Ducale.
Visit of Palazzo Ducale and the Marche National Gallery, inside the palace.
Visit to the Church of San Bernardino where Federico da Montefeltro was buried.
Free lunch and transfer by own means to Sansepolcro, hometown of Piero della Francesca, where the artist was born, lived for some time and died.
Guided visit to the Civic Museum, where some masterpieces of Piero are still preserved, such as the Resurrection, the Madonna della Misericordia, San Giuliano and San Ludovico; in these works the harmony of the streets, the elegance of the palaces and inside of the churches are perfectly recreated by the artist.
Visit to the village: walk through the middle-ages streets, pass in front of the house where the artist was born and arrive to the Romanic Gothic Cathedral.
Transfer to Monterchi by own means and meeting with local guide.
Tour of the village: Monterchi is an intimate middle-ages village in the most hidden and untouched Tuscany, among parish churches and castles, where it is said the mother of Piero della Francesca was born. Here the artist took inspiration and painted life celebration in its highest expression: the Madonna del Parto.
Transfer to Arezzo by own means. Dinner in a typical restaurant with traditional food and overnight

Day Three: Arezzo > Perugia (95 km)

Guided visit to Arezzo starting from the Cathedral (Duomo) where the painting of Maria Maddalena by Piero della Francesca is preserved.
Guided visit to the middle-age Cathedral of San Francesco. Here, inside the Bacci Chapel, admire a series of the travelling master’s paintings entitled The Cycle of The True Cross (Il Ciclo della Vera Croce).

Free lunch and transfer to Perugia by own means.

Guided tour of Perugia including stops to admire the Etruscan Wall, Oratorio di San Bernardino, Fontana Maggiore, San Lorenzo’s Cathedral and Rocca Paolina. Guided visit to the Umbria National Gallery, in the ancient Palazzo dei Priori, to admire the Polittico di Sant’Antonio by Piero della Francesca and in the moulding, the Annunciazione. Free time for dinner and overnight.

Day Four: Perugia > Assisi (25 km)

Transfer to Assisi by own means, Unesco world heritage site since 2000.

Guided tour of the city including the Cathedrals of San Francesco, Santa Maria degli Angeli and all the Franciscan places.

Free lunch, end of the tour and departure.



Proposal includes:
  • 1 Night in 4* Hotel in Urbino on BB Board in double room
  • 1 Night in 4* Hotel in Arezzo on BB Board in double room
  • 1 Night in 4* Hotel in Perugia on BB Board in double room
  • 1 welcome drink in hotel in Urbino upon arrival
  • 1 wine & food tasting of local products combined with local wines in Urbino
  • Guide Service in the chosen language
  • Dinner in a typical restaurant in Arezzo
  • Entrance ticket for Domus del Chirurgo in Rimini
  • Entrance ticket for Palazzo Ducale (Duke’s Palace) and Galleria Nazionale delle Marche in Urbino
  • Entrance ticket for Galleria Nazionale dell’Umbria in Perugia
  • Special gift as memory of the experience
  • Phone assistance 24/7

starting from € 395,00/per person (group rate)
Proposal not Includes:
  • Transfer
  • City tax. to be paid directly at the hotel
  • Everything not mentioned under "Proposal Includes"
  • Meals not specifically mentioned

Optional Services:
  • Bus Transfer
  • Lunch and dinner reservations
  • Guided wine tasting tour in selected wine cellar
  • Renaissance style dinner, in a characteristic restaurant in the historic centre of the town


The effective implementation of the proposals depends upon the availability of the chosen places and services. It is possible to change the program by choosing different events and guided visits according to the requests or the interests of clients. To customize your package contact us and let us now what you need.

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