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Gubbio, a Medieval jewel in Umbria - Private Tour

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Gubbio, IT
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Gubbio, a Medieval jewel in Umbria - Private Tour

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Gubbio, IT
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Experience the charm and history of Gubbio, a Medieval jewel in Umbria, on this private tour. Begin with a visit to the Gubbio Cathedral and Palazzo Ducale, famous for its stunning "studiolo" made of inlaid wood panels. Then, head to the heart of Gubbio, the magnificent Piazza Grande, where you'll be treated to a breathtaking view of the Umbrian countryside. Explore the medieval palaces, including the Palazzo dei Consoli, which now houses the ancient Iguvine Tablets. Uncover the secrets of the city, such as the mystery of the "doors of the dead" and the legend of Saint Francis taming the wolf of Gubbio. This tour can also be customized to suit your preferences and special needs. Don't miss the opportunity to immerse yourself in the history and beauty of Gubbio.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Included
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Suitable for 2-15 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Breathtaking view of the Umbrian countryside
  • Exploring the medieval palaces in Gubbio
  • Discovering the secrets of the medieval town
  • Unveiling the mystery of the "doors of the dead"
  • Learning about the legend of Saint Francis and the wolf
  • Entry Tickets to Palazzo Ducale
  • Entry Tickets to Palazzo dei Consoli
  • Private Guided Tour
  • Gratuities

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Introduction

Welcome to Gubbio, a medieval jewel nestled in the heart of the picturesque Umbria region. This private tour will take you on a captivating journey through the history and charm of this enchanting town. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage as you explore landmarks like the Gubbio Cathedral and the Palazzo Ducale, built by Federico da Montefeltro during the Renaissance. Marvel at the exquisite "studiolo" with its inlaid wood panels, a testament to the artistry of the time.

What to expect?

During this tour, you can anticipate an unforgettable experience that will transport you back in time. From the panoramic Piazza Grande, soak in the breathtaking views of the Umbrian countryside and feel a sense of awe as you stand before medieval palaces like the iconic Palazzo dei Consoli. Discover the secrets and legends that surround Gubbio, including the intriguing "doors of the dead" and the captivating tale of Saint Francis taming the wolf that once terrified the city.

Who is this for?

This tour is perfect for history enthusiasts, art lovers, and those seeking a charming escape into the past. Whether you are a seasoned traveler or a first-time visitor to Italy, the beauty and elegance of Gubbio will captivate you. The tour is suitable for individuals, couples, and families alike, offering something for everyone to enjoy.

Why book this?

By choosing this tour, you will have the opportunity to delve deep into the medieval history and culture of Gubbio. Expert guides will accompany you every step of the way, sharing fascinating insights and stories that bring the town to life. Explore the architectural wonders, admire the stunning views, and uncover the hidden gems that make Gubbio truly unique. This personalized experience can also be customized to meet your specific interests and needs, ensuring a truly memorable journey.

Good to know

The duration of this tour is approximately 150 minutes, allowing ample time to immerse yourself in the beauty of Gubbio. The meeting point will be clearly marked, making it easy to find your guide. Comfortable footwear is recommended as there will be some walking involved. Don't forget to bring your camera to capture the picturesque landscapes and historic landmarks along the way.

Reviews

Those who have experienced this tour in Gubbio rave about the knowledgeable guides and the fascinating stories they shared. Travelers have expressed their delight in exploring the well-preserved medieval palaces and the hidden treasures that can be found throughout the town. Many have fallen in love with Gubbio's charm and have left with a deeper appreciation for its history and culture. Overall, this tour has received glowing reviews, with visitors describing it as a truly unforgettable experience.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Piazza Grande

The very heart of Gubbio is the marvellous square called Piazza Grande: from here you will enjoy a breathtaking view over the beautiful Umbrian countryside! Here, facing the square, you can find the most important medieval palaces in Gubbio, like the massive Palazzo dei Consoli, in Gothic style.

Admission Included

Cathedral (Duomo di Gubbio)

The Cathedral

Admission Included

Palazzo Ducale

Palazzo Ducale, built by Federico da Montefeltro in the Renaissance and particularly famous for its impressive “studiolo” made of inlaid wood panels.

Admission Included

Palazzo dei Consoli and Museo Civico

The massive Palazzo dei Consoli is now a museum housing the Iguvine Tablets (Tabulae Iguvinae), the largest surviving text in the Umbrian language, from pre-Roman times (they are more than 2300 years old!).

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Reviews

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4 (1)

V6194ATluigic

Per il viaggiatore e per il turista la visita di Gubbio non può mancare. Interessante il lavoro dei campanari intorno alle 12.00. Cercate anche le belle ceramiche e ne troverete. Concedetevi un caffè al bar del Ponte in una giornata di sole; saprete condividere con me la sensazione.
Collected by Evendo, Tripadvisor & Viator
2024-04-15 10:21