Known as il cuore verde d’Italia – the green heart of Italy – Umbria was a favourite region of Renaissance artists and Romantic poets for its vast, dramatic landscapes. Well-known for its olive oil, black truffle and some of the best-selling white wine in Italy. Umbria is a haven for travelers seeking a more tranquil and authentic Italian experience away from the bustling tourist hubs. Its combination of history, art, culture, and natural beauty makes it a delightful destination to explore, learn something new, and enjoy at a slower pace.

Your Accommodation

Villa Tesoro is a family-run farm at the crossroads of Tuscany, Lazio, and Umbria. This hidden treasure in the heart of the Italian countryside is the perfect destination to enjoy the best that all 3 regions have to offer. With a pool and spa this converted farmhouse does not disappoint.

Umbria villa
Umbria villa pool
Umbria bedroom 1
Umbria bedrooom2
By the pool

Your holiday price of £1,899 includes:

  • Photography lessons with your own tutor
  • Yoga sessions with a local instructor
  • Cooking lesson with your own chef
  • Private, en-suite accommodation in our Umbrian villa - surrounded by rolling hills and olive groves
  • Day trips exploring historic and beautiful villages
  • Private transport throughout the stay
  • Group airport transfers *

* Provided you are able to meet them. Please ask for transfer times.

    Sign up to join our waitlist

    Taster Holiday in Umbria - Itinerary

    Day 1 -

    Benvenuti! Welcome to Umbria! You will arrive at the villa where you can settle in, meet your chef and host and enjoy welcome drinks. Dinner this evening is at the villa, prepared by your chef.

    Day 2 -

    You will be starting the day with an energising yoga session before having breakfast and then you will join your chef in the kitchen for your first cooking lesson. The afternoon is free for you to relax before dinner in the villa.

    Day 3 -

    After breakfast, we will visit Orvieto, a remarkable town renowned for its stunning medieval architecture, rich history, and its dramatic position atop a flat volcanic plateau. Lunch will be at a local Trattoria. Return to the villa in the afternoon, where dinner will be prepared for you by your chef.

    Day 4 -

    After breakfast you will have an intro to photography with your tutor, Patrick. Whether using SLR or phone camera Patrick will establish your level and instruct you individually from there. We will have lunch at the villa and then in the afternoon we will venture out and about to put into practice your morning workshop. Dinner will be in the villa this evening.

    Day 5 -

    After breakfast, you will head out to Bolsena for a boat trip and a chance to practice your photography skills with your tutor, Patrick. Lunch is back at the villa. The afternoon is yours to relax and enjoy the villa. Dinner tonight is at the villa.

    Day 6 -

    After breakfast, you’ll enjoy another yoga session with your group, followed by lunch. In the afternoon, we will visit Pitigliano, Sorano, and Sovana, three charming towns known for their historical significance, stunning architecture, and unique landscapes. Dinner will be in one of our favourite family-owned restaurants in this area.

    Day 7 -

    This morning you’ll have your final photography lesson followed by lunch. Your afternoon is free to relax in the stunning grounds of the villa. In the evening, enjoy a a photography exhibition of the week and farewell dinner with your fellow guests.

    Day 8 -

    After breakfast, you’ll have some time to pack before our driver takes you on our group transfer back to Perugia Airport for your flight home. Arrivederci!


    We have found the best flight options for you to book that will meet our complimentary transfer. Please see the details below to help with your travel plans:

    • On the first day of your holiday (not September and October dates), your transfer driver will meet you in the arrivals hall of Perugia Santegidio airport at 10:30 am (Direct flights with Ryanair from London Stansted).
    • On the first day of  your holiday (September and October dates), your transfer driver will  meet you in the arrivals hall of Perugia Santegidio airport at 11:15 am (Direct flights with Ryanair from London Stansted) 
    • On the final day of your holiday, you will be collected and dropped off at Perugia Santegidio airport by 8:15 am (Direct flights to London Stansted with Ryanair).


    All your questions answered

    For more information about Flavours Holidays: