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NearbyTour - The Heights of Gubbio and the Candles’ Way -
NearbyTour - The Heights of Gubbio and the Candles’ Way -
NearbyTour - The Heights of Gubbio and the Candles’ Way -
NearbyTour - The Heights of Gubbio and the Candles’ Way -

The Heights of Gubbio and the Candles’ Way

IT, Umbria, Perugia, Gubbio

05:00 h
20.00 pp

Tour details

Explore Umbria, the green region with this tour designed for you!

The tour starts through Gubbio, linked to the fame of Saint Francesco d’Assisi, walking through the ancient streets to get up to half of the mountain from where we will take a path leading to the park of tile (area equipped with games etc.)

After a break we will reach and visit the Basilica of St. Ubaldo where the saint body is preserved and we can see the famous Candles of Gubbio. After this we’re going to visit the museum dedicated to the candles, we’ll go up to the castle where we could enjoy the view over the plain of Gubbio and discuss about how man has transformed this territory throughout history.

We return to the valley going back along the path that fulfill the candles on May 15 and returned within the walls of the cathedral visiting the Ducal Palace, built to cater to the Renaissance tastes of Federico da Montefeltro, the Palazzo dei Consoli (the very symbol of this town), the Cathedral of St. Francis, built between the 13th and 14th centuries on the remains of a pre-existing Romanesque church, and the Roman Theatre, dating back to the 1st century A.D., located just outside the walls.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Gubbio: explore the city
  • Walking tour in a green area
  • See the famous candles

 

Easy hike but with initial height difference (if you want you can go only downhill). Estimated 4-5 hours. We can have packed lunch or we can seat at local trattoria along the way prior organization.

Available starting time

  • Early morning - before 9:00
  • Morning - 9:00-13:00
  • Afternoon - 13:00-18:00
  • Evening - 18:00-22:00
  • Night - after 22:00
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