Photography Tour in Italy – “UMBRIA SECRET ADVENTURE”

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Date: 23 September 2013

Categories: Cultural, Experiences, Gastronomy, UmbriaExperiences, UmbriaTour, Unique



A unique experience in the magical and fascinating Umbria in Italy, for lovers of photography, off the beaten path destinations with good Italian cuisine.

A unique trip for a week with Enzo Barracco, a well-known photographer, in search of unique shots and the privilege of being accompanied in this effort by an exceptional teacher.

A week to spend in Umbria marked by picturesque locations, medieval villages, local traditions and excellent gastronomy.

About Enzo Baracco

Inspired by the legendary Expedition of Ernest Shackleton , in March 2012  Enzo Barracco organised his own expedition to Antarctica with the support of Nikon , and set off on an ambitious expedition to the more inhospitable and beautiful part of our Planet.The product of this expedition was a series of Exhibition worldwide  the first in Royal Geographical society London January 2013 and after  a series of Exhibition in USA .




Day 1

Transfer within set time from Fiumicino Airport to Norcia. Private transfers are not included.

Norcia is a small village in Umbria, in the Sibillini Mountains National Park, a place rich in charm and history, where St. Benedict was born, well-known for gourmet products such as black truffles, ham, salami and local cheeses.

Accommodation at Relais&Chateuax Palazzo Seneca, an exclusive boutique hotel in the historic centre.

meeting with the photographer and Aperitif/Briefing

Dinner at gourmet restaurant Vespasia di Palazzo Seneca


Day 2

Breakfast and meeting with Enzo Barracco for discussion on the first day

guided orientation tour of Norcia and first step of the photography tour in search of special images

Quick lunch at Enoteca Granaro del Monte in the centre of Norcia

Afternoon photography tour with Enzo Barracco in the historic centre of Norcia

End of the day briefing with viewing of photos taken and insights.

Dinner at the historic restaurant Granaro del Monte, with typical products of Norcia



Day 3

breakfast and meeting with the photographer.

Morning departure for Castelluccio in Sibillini Mountains National Park Location that offers a unique landscape.  Photographic immersion in nature.

Lunch at local restaurant in Castelluccio or mountain retreat with spectacular views

Meeting with a hiking guide to discover paths in the park in search of images of untouched and unique landscapes, opportunity to meet shepherds with their grazing sheep, wild horses and “mystical” nature

Before dinner, the option of attending the Compline at the basilica of St. Benedict and the Gregorian chant of Benedictine monks

End of the day briefing

Dinner at the historic restaurant Granaro del Monte


Day 4

breakfast and meeting with the photographer. This morning the local products of the area are introduced in more detail such as ham, salami, cheese, Castelluccio lentils, black truffle

With the chef of Palazzo Seneca, a 2-hour “photographic” cooking class mixing food preparation and photos. Tasting of the prepared dishes.

Free afternoon, free use of Palazzo Seneca SPA and sports centre

Late afternoon truffle hunting, opportunity to meet a local digger and go with him in search of one of the most fascinating and popular products of Norcia, the black truffle, and the opportunity to photograph an ancient local tradition, the hunt for the black truffle.

dinner is free time

Day 5

Discovering Assisi, a wonderful destination and very well-known birthplace of St. Francis.

In the morning guided tour, lunch and free time for photography with Enzo Barracco

Return to Norcia

End of the day briefing

Dinner at the gourmet restaurant Vespasia

Day 6

Departure in the morning for Montefalco, famous for wine where the Sagrantino grape variety, native to the area, is produced.

Visit to an ancient local winery and the opportunity to shoot in the vineyards or the cellar where this fascinating product comes from. Wine tasting and lunch at the winery or a local restaurant

In the afternoon an encounter with local traditions is possible by meeting a family that has run a farm for many years and by visiting a mill which produces one of the most famous products of Umbria, extra virgin olive oil. This will be another opportunity to take photos of local people, landscapes and unique and quality products

Briefing and final dinner


Day 7

Transfer to airport



The Programme includes

- Photography tour with the photographer Enzo Barracco for the entire stay. The photographer will accompany clients during all activities and excursions, dinners and activities for a full immersion in high photography

Photographic experience with a challenge to our guest , with amazing  prizes from Palazzo Seneca surround of a breathtaking landscape and fantastic food

During  your stay we select the best photo of  a week

- collective transfer to and from airport with departure from Rome Fiumicino at 1:00 pm and departure from Norcia for Fiumicino at 7:00 am. Any different times or private transfers are not included in the cost of the trip and can be booked separately

- 6 nights at Relais&Chateaux Palazzo Seneca, in a Romantica room. On request, not included, possibility of an upgrade to a higher room category.

- Meals and activities as mentioned in the programme, drinks included. Please note that due to force majeure or objective impossibility, certain activities and excursions may be subject to change

The Programme does not include:

- Extras and tips to staff, travel insurance and cancellation insurance, clients are thus requested to buy an insurance policy for possible cancellation of the trip. Camera and photographic material and spare parts and equipment of any kind, anything not listed as included.


Rates € 2900,00 per person in double room

The trip will be confirmed with minimum 8 guest


The programme is available also for individual, private groups or incentive


Booking and cancellation

A deposit of 30% of the total is required at booking  The total balance of the trip must be paid at least 30 days before departure. Under no circumstances, except as indicated in the international agreement for the traveller, will the fees paid be refunded.

We therefore recommend purchase of appropriate insurance for trip cancellation.



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