Day 1 - Spoleto
Day 1 - Spoleto 
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£870.00 (2017)
7 nights
(7B&B, 4 evening meals, 1 picnic)
Lift to start of walk Day 2
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Medium - Hard
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Umbria (Italy)
Umbria, St Francis and the Dukes of Spoleto
How to get there:

ARRIVING BY AIR

The best airport is Rome Fiumicino (Leonardo Da Vinci) (RF) (including intercontinental flights), though Rome Ciampino (RC) and Ancona (A) are also useful. The transfer on from Perugia airport (P) is only really feasible by taxi. Flight information can change rapidly and not all flights run daily. Please do check directly with the airlines' websites before finalising any booking with us and do not book your flights until we have confirmed that we have provisionally reserved accommodation for you.

 

Land by: 15:00 for public transport connections to Spoleto.

Return flight earliest: No time limit if staying final night in Rome. If not, 11:00 for train connections from Mompeo or Casperia (see transfer information below)

Earliest return time not applicable if using pre-booked taxi.


Flights from UK and Eire airports:

Birmingham Monarch (RF, not daily)

Bristol Easyjet (RF);

Dublin Aer Lingus (RF), Ryanair (RC);

East Midlands Airport Ryanair (RC, not daily);

Edinburgh Ryanair (RC, not daily);

Glasgow International Jet2 (RF, not daily);

Glasgow Prestwick Ryanair (RC, not daily);

Leeds Bradford Jet2 (RF, not daily);

London City Alitalia (RF, not daily);

London Gatwick BA (RF), Easyjet (RF), Vueling (RF), Norwegian (RF); 

London Heathrow Alitalia (RF), BA (RF);

London Luton Easyjet (not daily), Monarch (not daily);

London Stansted Ryanair (RC, A, plus P not daily);
Manchester Jet2 (RF, not daily), Ryanair (RC, not daily); 

Newcastle Jet2 (RF, not daily); 
 

See "getting to the start of the walk" below for transfer information.

 

ARRIVING BY TRAIN

Nearest railway stations:

Start: Spoleto

Finish: Mompeo -Fara in Sabina, Casperia - Poggio Mirteto (Rome Termini if including night/s in Rome)

 

Typical rail journey from UK :  There is a variety of options, taking around 20 hours from London to Spoleto, with or without sleeper connections, and all involving a transfer across Paris.

See www.seat61.com/Italy.htm for inspiration, and www.bahn.de for full timetables..

 

Rome: As above but quicker, making full use of a day in Rome to catch the sleeper to Paris.  ~17.5 hrs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Getting to the start of the walk:

The first hotel is in Spoleto and the last in Mompeo (Casperia for 5-night option) or Rome. Transfer times and methods are suggested for Rome Fiumicino airport below. For train arrival transfers see below.

 

Outward: from Fiumicino train/train/local bus or taxi 3 hrs. Taxi whole way possible but very expensive.

Return: Direct train from Fara in Sabina (or Poggio Mirteto)  to Fiumicino airport 1.5 hrs, or shuttle/local taxi from Rome B&B to airport

 

For prebookable taxi prices see "Prices"

 

Transfers from/to train stations:

Outward: Local bus to town centre or Prebookable taxi (10 mins)

Return: Lift from Mompeo or Casperia to railway station included.  If staying in Rome, from Rome Termini, bus or local taxi to B&B, and same on return to station.

 

Full transfer advice, including timetables, is provided in your Walkers' Pack. Contact us if you would like additional pre-booking information.