Chocoholics paradise in the Italian city of Perugia
3 September 2009
Chocoholics should head to the Italian region of Umbria between 16 and 25 October for the popular ‘Eurochocolate festival of Perugia’ and enjoy the exhibitions, cooking classes, tastings and celebrations of all things chocolatey!
See eurochocolate.com for more details.
Specialist operator, Vintage Travel features a selection of properties in Umbria including Gli Oleandri, a lovely four bedroom, four bathroom stone farmhouse (sleeps up to eight) situated just over five kilometres from Perugia.
Enjoying superb rural views of fields, olive groves and stone hamlets, the property features wood furniture, beamed ceilings and terracotta floors as well as open and covered terraces and spacious grounds of lawn, flowers and trees. Central heating is available throughout.
The company offers a small party rate at this property which means a group of up to four pays just £995 for a week’s rental from 17 October. Or for five or six people, the cost is £1295, whilst a larger group of seven or eight pays £1695. Prices do not include return UK flights and car hire, but these can be arranged on request.
The medieval city of Perugia also boasts magnificent architecture, the splendid Piazza Quattro Novembre and its Great Fountain and the chic shopping street, Corso Vannucci.
For more information, visit vintagetravel.co.uk.