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Wellness in Italy

A Yoga and Exploring Adventure through Umbria

June 23-30, 2020 with Sonia Lennartz and Wanderlust Travel Boutique

Satisfy your inner wanderlust with this unique opportunity to explore the beauty and culture of the Umbria (the green heart of Italy) while immersing yourself in mindfulness with yoga sessions provided by Sonia Lennartz. 

You will enjoy a life changing experience of loving yourself and loving life with yoga, daily excursions, breathtaking scenery, gracious hospitality, and unforgettable dining opportunities.

Yoga classes will be designed to complement the customized excursion each day. The classes will range from de-stressing and relaxing yin after a busy day to invigorating classes to prepare for the day ahead.  Relaxation and mindfulness will be the guiding principles for the practices offered.  The classes will be geared to multi-level students so prior experience is not necessary.  

*Yoga is not the main component of this trip, it is a secondary benefit to complement our exploration. If you are not a yogi, do not be afraid to join our retreat. Yoga practice is optional.

Accommodations:

Our home for this journey will be the lovely Relais Villa Monte Solare. A charming villa rich in history, the Villa Monte Solare rests idyllically in Umbria's beautiful countryside, surrounded by olive trees and picturesque valleys. A truly magical place, the luxury spa resort perfectly preserves the historic essence of what was once the home of a local aristocratic family dating back to the 1780s. Original features such as marble fireplaces, authentic cotto flooring, and antique furniture decorate the hotel, creating an ambiance unique to the boutique hotel.

Alongside the 27 luxurious rooms are two swimming pools, a tennis court, a highly esteemed restaurant, and a deluxe spa and wellness centre. Combined with the sweeping views, the Villa Monte Solare creates for guests a once in a lifetime experience.

Cost:

$2,525 per person based on double occupancy

$3,050 per person for a single occupancy room (a max of 4 single rooms available)

A non-refundable deposit of $1,500 is required to reserve your spot. All places are held on a first-come, first-serve basis of when the deposit is received. Final payment will be due by Feb.28, 2020.

Only 14 exclusive spots are available. This retreat will sell out quickly!

*Pricing is based on 14 guests attending the retreat. If the retreat does not fill up by final payment the cost per person will be adjusted to cover the trip costs.

Included in the price of the trip:

  • Transfer from Rome Fiumicino International Airport to the villa*

  • 6 nights stay at Villa Monte Solare**

  • Breakfast included each morning

  • Wifi at the villa

  • Daily yoga sessions

  • Daily excursions

  • Transfer from villa to Rome Fiumicino International Airport*

  • Yoga instructor fee

* There will be one group airport transfer each way based on our flight window guidelines. Be sure your flights align with the provided flight windows if you wish to use the group transfer.

** 2 guests to a room. There are up 4 single supplements available for an additional fee. If you do not have a roommate we can match you up with one.

Not included in the price of the trip:

  • Flights from US to Rome, Italy*

  • Travel Insurance (can be booked on your own or through Wanderlust Travel Boutique)

  • Passport valid for at least 6 months past return from trip (December 30, 2020)

  • A few meals are included in excursions, but you will be responsible for some lunches/dinners

  • Gratuities

  • Yoga mats are available onsite, but a travel mat or towel will be required for use when we practice off-property

  • Spa services

  • For any participants looking for pre or post retreat travels reach out to Wanderlust to assist with your arrangements - jamie@wanderunique.com

*Wanderlust can assist with booking your flight if requested. Additionally, if we have at least 10 guests from CHS we can provide group flight options.

Join in the journey:

To begin your adventure click on the link below to fill out the participant application

Click Here To Apply

Contact Jamie Jackson with any questions (336) 263-1977 or jamie@wanderunique.com

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Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1:  June 23

Depart United States for overnight flight to Rome, Italy.

 

Day 2: June 24

Arrival in Rome and transfer to villa in Umbria.

Welcome dinner.

Day 3: June 25

Full day tour to Orvieto and Assisi.

We will have a guided visit of the most important monuments in Orvieto including Pozzo di San Patrizio, Palazzo Ducale (outside), Duomo di Orvieto with Cappella di San Brizio. We will then head to Assisi to have a guided visit to the main sites (Basilica di San Francesco Piazza del Comune e Tempio di Minerva, Basilica di Santa Chiara).

 

Day 4: June 26

Full day tour of Perugia and cooking class experience.

Guided tour of the historical city center of Perugia including Rocca Paolina, Corso Vannucci con Palazzo dei Priori (outside), Sala dei Notari, Cattedrale di San Lorenzo e Arco Etrusco followed by a lunch break and some free time for shopping before enjoy a traditional cooking class. Dinner will follow with the dishes you helped preparing.

 

Day 5: June 27

Half day truffle hunt followed by a local lunch.

 

Day 6: June 28

Visit a local estate for a wine and olive oil tour and tasting, followed by lunch at a local restaurant.

 

Day 7: June 29

Visit to explore Cascata delle Marmore, the highest European waterfalls.

Day 8: June 30

Departure transfers to Rome airport and flights back to the United States.

*changes in the details and timing of an itinerary can vary depending on weather, conditions prevailing and facilities available.