Things to do at Le Ginestre

Le Ginestre Chocolate Lesson
Professional chocolatier Nicola comes to the villa and teaches you how to temper chocolate, use molds and make your own chocolates to take home or eat rightaway :-)
from 25 € per person depending on group size / suitable for kids

Wine Tasting at Le Ginestre
You will learn everything about Umbrian wines of course while trying some of them and the best is: nobody has to be the driver :-)
from 40 € per person depending on group size, including cheese and meats

Chocolate & Wine Love Edition
Best combination ever: tasting of different kinds of chocolates with matching wines
from 40 € per person depending on group size
available in the afternoon or evening

Photo Shoot with professional photographer
Marco is truly gifted and makes sure you will have fun during the shoot, be it as a family, a couple or a group. What a perfect way to have something to remind you of your trip.
150-180 € for 2 hours

Painting Lesson
Enjoy the scenery, get creative and let Giovanna show you how to paint with water color, acrylic pain, pastel or coloured pencil 
price upon request depending on group size

Wellness at Le Ginestre
Giovanna and Valmiki are outstanding massage and shiatsu therapists and can do treatments outside at the pool gazebo or in the privacy of your room, upon request also with Tibetan singing bowls
55 € per person for 60 minutes

Yoga or Meditation with Giovanna
Enjoy 60 minutes ‘Yoga with a view’ or guided meditation
55 € - 95 € per private session depending on group size

Interactive Experiences closeby

Private guided tours with Marica
Fantastic experience, you will see Assisi or other sites in Umbria
with totally new eyes. Marica has so much knowledge to share but
also makes the tours fun and entertaining.
2-3 hours from 120-150 Euro depending on group size
Tel/whatsapp +39 338 178 4876 email [email protected]

Visit of an Alpaca farm
Alpacamundi is a scenic place in Northern Umbria (90 minutes by car) surrounded by the Apennine Mountains. After an introduction by Gaia and Giuseppe (he speaks great English) you will be introduced to ‘your’ alpaca
and go for a guided 45-minute hike.
from 25 € per person

Truffle Hunting with the locals
The most authentic experience while searching the woods around Assisi for truffles, make sure to wear proper shoes, prices for groups upon request
contact Tartufi Assisi +39 338 1498 482 (Tel / whatsapp), instagram tartufi.assisi

Truffle Hunting Deluxe with Wild Foods Umbria
including Prosecco break and truffle lunch
price for groups upon request, suitable for all ages

Cooking Class with Franca in Assisi
typically for small groups only
€ per person for 3 courses (wine can be added) 
contact Franca Mariani +39 349 558 5108 (Tel / whatsapp), [email protected]

Jewelry workshop at Stephen and Maria’s Art Lab Todi
€ 90 per person for one day, for example ‘Make your ring in a day’
group courses upon request
also available: 2-day workshops or 20-hour courses

Wine and Food Experiences

Taste Perugia Food Tour: Culinary Sightseeing Tour of Perugia 
85 € per person / 3,5 hrs by Susan Guerra / with discount for Le Ginestre guests

Gusto Wine Tours around Montefalco 
visiting organic, family-run wineries including tastings guided and entertained by Mark who will teach you everything about Umbrian wines
from EUR 145 per person including lunch / 6,5 hrs by Giselle and Mark Stafford

Individually tailored Tours in Umbria and Tuscany
pick-up from the b&b per vintage VW bus or minivan with a/c, perfect for groups and themed events, visiting i.e. local wineries, breweries, olive mills, can also be combined with a boat tour on Lake Trasimeno, just tell Filippo your ideas ;-) by Filippo Vitali who guides every tour and is a sommelier himself

Brewery at Antico Monastero San Biagio
the first Italian handcrafted beer of monastic inspiration

Fattoria Calcabrina
winery and goat farm close to Montefalco: tours and cheese & wine tastings

Perugina Chocolate Factory 
where the famous ‘Baci’ are from: visit the Casa del Cioccolato museum

Enoteca Bibenda Assisi
Wine and Olive Oil tastings, handpicked wines from all around the world by Nila Halun

SAIO winery in Assisi
Wine and Olive Oil Tastings as well as Picnics in the vineyard

Migliosi Viticoltori in Assisi
Wine and Olive Oil Tastings as well as Music Events


Agricola Romanelli in Montefalco
Wine and Olive Oil Tastings with amazing views

Cantina Di Filippo close to Cannara
Wine Tastings, 
Vineyard Walks or Horse and Cart ride in the vineyard

Tili Vini between Assiai and Spello
Wine Tastings, Grape Harvest, 
Olive picking, Treasure Hunt / contact Maria & Annalaura Palma

Mullin Estate Wines near Todi: Wine Tastings and picnics in the vineyard / contact Eleonora Spadolini

Cantina Dionigi close to Bevagna
Tour of their cellar, wine tastings and 
brunches for the hot air balloon guests (see next page)

Fun Sports

Hot Air Balloon Ride followed by a brunch at a local winery 
220 € per adult / 145 € per child (6-12 years)

Fun Bike and Hiking Tours with culinary and cultural stops, i.e. Bike & Bite, Montefalco Wine Trail
from € 100 per person including lunch / full day

Watersports Fun at Marmore Waterfalls (near Terni) or in the Valnerina valley (near Spoleto)
River Rafting, Hydrospeed, Canyoning, Kayaking, River Walking etc. or

Tandem Paragliding flights with experienced instructors
starting i.e. from Monte Subasio or Monte Cucco

Wellness & Massage

Nun Spa Museum Assisi, built on the remains of a Roman amphitheatre of the 1st century B.C.

Spa at Monastero San Biagio, an antique monastery located 13 km from us (direction Gubbio)


Antognolla Golf (50 minutes from the villa, north of Perugia)
A Robert Trent Jones Jr Championship 18-hole course, one of the most spectacular and challenging golf courses in Italy

Golf Club Perugia
located just 6 km from Perugia, par 72, founded in 1959

Valle di Assisi
9-hole Pitch & Putt just outside of Assisi