Sur les routes d'Ombrie, lors de votre voyage en Italie en Vespa avec Roberta et Planet Ride

Italian Getaway – Umbria by Vespa

Italy - 6 days trip with moped scooter vespa - starting at € 437
4 days to discover Umbria by Vespa
Rich cultural heritage and superb landscapes of central Italy
Elegant simplicity of Italian gastronomy
Guide speaks : French, English,
Duration 6 day
Driving 4 day
3h per day
easy
without guide
400km in total
From February to November
Available Vehicle Option:
Vehicle Included
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Roberta - Italy - scooter and moped

Roberta

Spécialiste scooter and moped

Italy

After having lived in Africa for a few years, I returned to Italy in 2002 and rediscovered my motherland through new eyes. My husband and I, therefore, decided to organise…

Located in Cérisoles

This trip to Italy by Vespa lets you discover Umbria, the land of serenity and charm.

From your hotel in Città della Pieve, you leave each day to discover a part of Umbria on your Vespa. Riding from one place to another, you enjoy the splendid landscapes of central Italy at your own pace. The first part of your trip is dedicated to the Catholic and medieval ruins around Montepulciano, a beautiful hilltop town. The following day takes you to the splendid Lake Trasimeno and the small towns dotting its shores. After the lake and the olive groves, you drive your Vespa to the Orvieto region of Italy, to experience its rich cultural heritage and to taste some of the best wines of Umbria. You finish your Italian trip by driving your Vespa to Assisi, a beautiful medieval town nestled in the hills of Umbria. Home to Basilica di Saint Francesco, you will definitely fall in love with the authentic charms and beauty of Assisi.

À Città della Pieve, lors de votre voyage en Italie en Vespa avec Planet Ride et Roberta
Day 1

Città della Pieve

Upon your arrival at the Perugia airport, a private vehicle will pick you up and drive you to your hotel in Città della Pieve. You can pick up your Vespa today afternoon or the next morning at the hotel, along with the helmet, the road-book, your itinerary for the 4 days and the trip notes in English. You are briefed by Roberta’s team on the Vespa and your trip. The trip is split into 4 loops commencing from and ending at Città della Pieve, corresponding to 4 days of your trip to discover Umbria.

À Montepulciano, lors de votre voyage en Italie en Vespa avec Planet Ride et Roberta
Day 2

Loop 1 through Montepulciano

68 km of road - 2 hours of driving

The first day of your trip includes a relatively short itinerary to allow the less-experienced drivers to familiarize themselves with the Vespa.

First, you drive to the Etruscan town of Chiusi, home to the ancient Christian catacombs and a vast network of Etruscan that stretches underneath the town. After Chiusi, you take the road to the scenic Val di Chiana via Chianciano and drive till Montepulciano, a beautiful medieval village nestled between the hills and the vineyards. Roberta strongly recommends that you visit a wine cellar here before returning to Città della Pieve, passing through Acquaviva and Tre Berte.

Au Lac Trasimène, lors de votre voyage en Italie en Vespa avec Planet Ride et Roberta
Day 3

Loop 2 through Lago Trasimeno

114 km of road - 3 hours of driving

You leave from Città della Pieve to visit the beautiful surrounding areas of Lago Trasimeno. First stop of the day is in the lovely town of Panicale, known for some of the most beautiful natural terraces of Umbria. Here, you can marvel at beautiful panoramic views of the Nestor valley on one side and of Lago Trasimeno on the other. You then drive to the small fishing village of San Feliciano, located on the eastern shore of LagoTrasimeno. Here you can try driftnet fishing and explore the Polvese island. You continue your tour of the lake and its surrounding villages, Passignano Sul Trasimeno, Tuoro sul Trasimeno or Petrignano del Lago. The climate around the lake is very conducive to the cultivation of olives. You can also taste local olive oils produced in the oil mills in the vicinity. You return to Città della Pieve, driving through La Villa and Maranzo.

Dans les environs d'Orvieto, lors de votre voyage en Italie en Vespa avec Planet Ride et Roberta
Day 4

Loop 3 through Orvieto

112 km of road - 3 hours of driving

You start the day by visiting Montegiove and its former convent, La Scarzuola. The monastery was remodeled by architect Tomaso Buzzi into a surreal complex of gardens and fountains depicting a vision of an ideal city where the sacred and the profane meet.

Then you cross several small villages before reaching the beautiful hill town of Orvieto, famous for the golden façade of its majestic cathedral. The town is full of many other artistic sites that you can visit. You can also take a walk through the Palazzo del Gusto. Here you can taste discover some of the best wines of Umbria region, preserved in ancient Etruscan cellars. You return to Città della Pieve through Ficulle and Monteleone d’Orvieto.

Sur la route, lors de votre voyage en Italie en Vespa avec Planet Ride et Roberta
Day 5

Loop 4 through Assisi

142 km of road – 3 hours 30 minutes of driving

On the last day of your Italy trip by Vespa, you leave from Città della Pieve to explore Assisi, a beautiful medieval town nestled in the hills of Umbria. You drive your Vespa through the scenic hills of Torgiano, a region well known for its wine. The sight of Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi emerging from the heart of this hilltop town will greet you upon your arrival in Assisi. Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of Italy, is recognized worldwide as a symbol of interfaith peace and for spreading the message of simplicity, sobriety, sincerity, and love. Assisi, with its stone houses and narrow streets taken by the Franciscan friars, has a very special and authentic charm. After Assisi, you resume your loop for Bettona, Deruta and Villanova, before returning to Città della Pieve for your last night in Umbria.

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Day 6

Città della Pieve - Perugia

Return flight

Free day in Città della Pieve. Transfer by private vehicle to Perugia airport for your return flight.

For this trip, your vehicle is: a Vespa 125cc.

To drive this vehicle you need : permis moto inf. 125cc.

Italy by Vespa

Italy by Vespa

Price for this trip starts at 487€ .

The price corresponds to a departure with 4 travellers, with one Vespa for 2 persons.

The price includes:

  • 4-day rental of one Vespa 125 cc for 2 people
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Transfer to and from Perugia airport
  • 5 nights in a double room (on twin sharing basis) in a 3-star hotel – a wide selection of hotels is available
  • Third-party insurance for the Vespa
  • Fire and theft insurance for the Vespa, with a deductible of €350 in case of theft
  • A helmet
  • Road-book, detailed itinerary, trip notes in English and a list of recommended restaurants for each day of the itinerary
  • Delivery of Vespa at the hotel
  • Technical assistance
  • Breakfast from Day 2 to Day 6 of the trip

 

The price does not include:

  • Domestic and international flights
  • Personal insurance coverage against repatriation and medical expenses
  • Fuel
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Tariff, parking fee, tickets etc. for various tours and activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Anything not mentioned in ‘the price includes’ section
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Additional Vespa: €260
  • Insurance against cancellation of €20 per person
  • GPS: €50
  • Limited Loss Damage Waiver: €50 per Vespa. By purchasing this option, you will not be liable for damage to the Vespa up to a maximum amount of €1,000. In the case of damage above €1,000, you will be liable to pay the difference between the damage amount and €1,000.

Insurances

Insurance:

In the case of an accident, third-party insurance provides coverage of up to €6,000,000 per accident.

In the case of theft, a deductible of €350 will be payable by the traveller.

An imprint of your credit card will be taken as security.

 

Optional: 

“Limited Loss Damage Waiver”

In this case, no security will be requested.

  • 1 to 2 days: €30 per Vespa
  • After 2nd day: €10 per Vespa per day of driving

 

The “Limited Loss Damage Waiver” covers you up to €1,000:

  • For damage of up to €1,000, you will not be liable to pay
  • For damage greater than €1,000, you will be liable to pay the difference between the amount of damage and €1,000

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