15 days in Umbria Itinerary

15 days in Umbria Itinerary

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15 days in Umbria Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + Train:  17​h
1
Assisi
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Cascia
— 3 nights
Bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Terni
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

6
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Assisi: Vineria del Carmine (in La Bruna), Perugia (Rocca Paolina, Museo-Laboratorio di Tessitura a Mano Giuditta Brozzetti, & more) and Alunni Cashmere (in Corciano). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, and learn about winemaking at Azienda Agraria Saio.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Assisi trip itinerary website .

Washington DC, USA to Assisi is an approximately 17-hour combination of subway, bus, flight, and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of subway, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Assisi is 6 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Assisi, with lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Cascia.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Perugia, Alunni Cashmere, Museo delle Infiorate
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Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola

3
nights
Cascia

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. Explore Cascia's surroundings by going to Vallo di Nera (Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta & Centro Storico Vallo di Nera) and Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia (in Castelluccio di Norcia). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Scoglio della Preghiera, steep yourself in history at Castelluccio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovanni, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Roccaporena, Santuario di S. Rita.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cascia day trip tool .

Drive from Assisi to Cascia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Assisi in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Cascia, with lows around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Terni.

Things to do in Cascia

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Norcia, Vallo di Nera, Eremo della Madonna della Stella, Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia, Il Borgo di Monteleone di Spoleto
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Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia ©
Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia
Basilica di Santa Rita ©
Basilica di Santa Rita
Centro Storico Vallo di Nera ©
Centro Storico Vallo di Nera

4
nights
Terni

Terni ©
Terni is a city in the southern portion of the Region of Umbria in central Italy. Get out of town with these interesting Terni side-trips: Spoleto (Centro Ippico La Somma, Piazza del Duomo, & more), Orvieto (Orvieto Sotterranea, Duomo di Orvieto, & more) and Torre di Porta Maggio (in Monte Castello di Vibio). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Cascata delle Marmore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di San Francesco, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Medioevale e Rocca.

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You can take a bus from Cascia to Terni in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Terni

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Orvieto, Spoleto, Borgo Medioevale e Rocca, Torre di Porta Maggio
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Cascata delle Marmore ©
Cascata delle Marmore
Duomo di Orvieto ©
Duomo di Orvieto
Pozzo di San Patrizio ©
Pozzo di San Patrizio