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Umbria, Perugia & Assisi

What an excellent holiday! Well done Riviera to have put together yet another tour with excellent trips, lovely hotel and superb Tour Manager. We have had many Riviera holidays and were excited to be booked onto a new tour for this year, we were not disappointed. The tour manager, Bev was outstanding. Her organisation, professionalism, friendliness and wonderful sense of humour made the trip one of the best ever. The tours were varied, well managed and none of them involved more than an hour and a half travel from our base in Perugia. Each day was interesting and relaxing in equal measure and, as we have found in the past, we were delighted at how many beautiful places we were able to visit within the week with far more ease and enjoyment than if we had tried to ‘go it alone’. That is what we feel makes Riviera holidays so special.

Review by: Monica walton on 20/06/2019

Umbria, Perugia & Assisi

What an excellent holiday! Well done Riviera to have put together yet another tour with excellent trips, a lovely hotel and superb Tour Manager. We have had many Riviera holidays and were excited to be booked onto a new tour for this year, we were not disappointed. The tour manager, Bev was outstanding. Her organisation, professionalism, friendliness and wonderful sense of humour made the trip one of the best ever. The tours were varied, well managed and none of them involved more than an hour and a half travel from our base in Perugia. Each day was interesting and relaxing in equal measure and, as we have found in the past, we were delighted at how many beautiful places we were able to visit within the week with far more ease and enjoyment than if we had tried to ‘go it alone’. That is what we feel makes Riviera holidays so special.

Review by: Monica walton on 20/06/2019

Umbria, Perugia & Assisi

I want to support everything that your other reviewer said about the new Perugia based holiday. Hotel, excursions, tour leader (knowledgeable and amusing), exceptional local tour guide, adept and safe coach driver (not always a given in Italy), value for money, all highly satisfactory. This was probably the best of several Riviera holidays we have enjoyed.

Review by: Norman Fox on 08/04/2019

Umbria, Perugia & Assisi

This was our 17th holiday with Riviera and as usual all our expectations were met.

We love Italy so this trip, a new one for Riviera, was a must for us. It was great to be in one hotel for the duration. The very charming Hotel Brufani was perfectly located in the lovely hill town of Perugia. When we arrived at the hotel, which was only a 30-minute journey from the Airport, another plus, we were met by the Hotel Manager as we got off the coach. A nice touch. Our room was very good and the staff responsible for keeping the rooms clean did an excellent job with nice touches such as a piece of chocolate by our pillow every night.

There was everything you could ask for at breakfast and again the staff were very charming and helpful.

We decided beforehand not to take up the option of having three dinners at the hotel as we were keen to eat out at local restaurants of which there many to choose from.

The varied programme was well put together with the furthest place being visited only a 90-minute coach drive away. Most start times were between 8.30 - 9.00 which was very civilised.

Our highlights were the day trip to Assisi and the visit to the Frasassi caves. Both excellent.

We have always been very pleased with the Tour Managers on previous trips and Bill was no exception. In fact, he was excellent. He was always very organised and provided a wealth of background information and maps, often with humorous asides.

We had one guide, Paolo, for three visits who was also excellent.

Our coach driver, Emanuelle, was also exceptional.

Quality of visits / excursions 10.0

Accommodation 10.0

Tour manager 10.0

Value for money 10.0

Overall score 10.0

Review by: Andy Smith on 08/04/2019

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