Jazz Under the Stars

The Herbie Hancock Package

Wednesday, July 16 – Monday, July 21



Day 1:

Arrive at the Villa Fattoria del Gelso after 4:00 pm

Welcome reception with cocktails and light dinner by the pool

Evening concert featuring Herbie Hancock and the Gerald Clayton Trio at Arena Santa Guiliana


You hit the ground running with this package. Check into the Villa and weÕll whisk you to one of the highlights of this yearÕs Festival – a concert by Grammy Award winning artist Herbie Hancock.



Day 2:

Morning guided walking tour of Perugia

Jazz lunch at the Bottega del Vino in Peruguia featuring the Renato Sellani Trio

Dinner at the Villa Fattoria del Gelso

Evening concert featuring Gary Burton Quartet with Pat Metheney at Arena Santa Giuliana


YouÕll spend the morning discovering the beauty and history of Perugia. Then weÕll stop off at the Bottega del Vino, one of PerugiaÕs gems, for lunch. The Bottega boasts a great menu of wines by the glass from Umbria and throughout Italy in an intimate and relaxing setting. And donÕt forget the concert!



Day 3:

Half day guided tour of the Sagrantino wine district

Dinner at a local restaurant


A short drive from the Villa is the Strada del Sagrantino, the Sagrantino wine road that his home to dozens of vineyards producing UmbriaÕs finest red wine. WeÕll visit three wineries and taste many more over lunch at a local enoteca (wine bar). YouÕll cap off this relaxing day with dinner at one of our favorite local hangouts.



Day 4:

Pizza cooking class

Jazz aperitifs and snacks at the Hotel Brufani in Perugia featuring the Allen Harris Quintet

Evening concert featuring Alicia Keys and K. J. Denhert at Arena Santa Guiliana


Spend a relaxing morning learning how to make pizza from scratch using our wood burning oven and enjoy your handiwork for lunch. WeÕll have a light dinner at PerugiaÕs finest hotel, the Brufani, before enjoying the soulful sounds of Alicia Keys under the stars.



Day 5:

Jazz brunch at Ristorante La Taverna in Perugia

Cocktails and light dinner by the pool

Evening concert featuring the Gil Evans Orchestra at Teatro Morlacchi


Relax by the pool and enjoy the beauty of the Umbrian countryside as we wind down our tour. Enjoy one last twilight concert in Perugia before we get ready to say our goodbyes.



Day 6:

Depart by noon





** Itinerary subject to change without notice.