10 days in Province of Perugia Itinerary

10 days in Province of Perugia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  20 h
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h
End: Newark


Cascia ©
Cascia is a town and comune (municipality) of the Italian province of Perugia in a rather remote area of the mountainous southeastern corner of Umbria. Head to Brancaleone da Norcia and Piazza San Benedettofor plenty of shopping. Popular historic sites such as Basilica di Santa Rita and Castello di Postignano are in your itinerary. Explore Cascia's surroundings by going to Chiesa di San Lorenzo (in Norcia), Centro Storico Vallo di Nera (in Vallo di Nera) and Castelluccio di Norcia (Borgo Medievale Castelluccio di Norcia & Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Scoglio della Preghiera, examine the collection at Museo Opificio Rubboli, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Roccaporena, Santuario di S. Rita, and take a stroll through Il Borgo di Monteleone di Spoleto.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cascia road trip planner.

Newark, USA to Cascia is an approximately 20- hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Cascia due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Cascia are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Cascia

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Norcia, Gualdo Tadino, Castelluccio di Norcia, Eremo della Madonna della Stella, Centro Storico Vallo di Nera
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Grotta d'Oro ©
Grotta d'Oro
Basilica di Santa Rita ©
Basilica di Santa Rita
Eremo della Madonna della Stella ©
Eremo della Madonna della Stella


Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Visit Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi and Eremo delle Carceri for their historical value. Head to B.A.T. Assisi and Assisi Jewelsfor some retail therapy. Explore Assisi's surroundings by going to Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto (in Spoleto), Alunni Cashmere (in Corciano) and Perugia (Casa del Cioccolato Perugina & Rocca Paolina). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, contemplate the long history of San Damiano, and take in the exciting artwork at Assisi Galleria 6C.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Assisi road trip tool.

You can drive from Cascia to Assisi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. In September, daytime highs in Assisi are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Perugia, Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, Alunni Cashmere
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Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri