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Italian Yoga and Hiking Retreat

September 18, 2019 - September 25, 2019

I have been to Assisi three times and can tell you it is a Very Special Environment on many levels, and awesome that we arrive on Monday afternoon as most weekend tourists will be gone. This rocky hilltop town is throbbing with humanity in the summer time and on weekends' generally. So we can call it a Sacred Pilgrimage too.

Paolo has organized hikes on the St. Francis trails about 9 or 10 times. St. Francis lived in Assisi, but did lot's of hikes with his monks to surrounding villages and towns. He was in Love with God in Nature, and in the Animals and All People. Walk his footsteps with this Itinerant Retreat.

Itinerary (September 18-25)

Wednesday September 18: Meet in PORETA in the afternoon, in time to start with our restorative practice at 5:00pm. We’ll lodge at Borgo della Marmotta.

Stay in Poreta September 18-September 21.

Saturday September 21: Minivan to TREVI a small town rich of monuments and churches. In Trevi we’ll stay at Antica Dimora della Rocca.

Stay in Trevi September 21-September 23.

Monday September 23: After our morning practice and breakfast, we’ll be transported by minivan to ASSISI where we’ll lodge at Hotel della Rocca.

Stay in Assisi September 23-September 25.

Price and Registration

The cost of the 7 days retreat is € 1450 for a double and € 1700 for a single, and $1650 for double and $1900 for single.

Price includes: 7 nights room accommodation, 7 dinners and breakfasts, daily yoga, active & restorative and pranayama practice's, and 3 led hikes.

Lunches will be on our own.

Reservation (email tmfortel@gmail.com) and half amount as deposit is needed by April 2019.


To arrive in Poreta these are the possible ways:

From Rome

By car: 140 km – 1h 40’–1h 50’.

By train to Spoleto: 1h 20’ (20-25€) + taxi to Poreta: 12 km, 15’ (25-30€)

From Florence

By car: 204 km – 2h 30’-2h 40’

By train to Foligno: 2h 30’ – 3h (40-50 €) + taxi to Poreta: 20 km, 25’ (40-45 €).

To depart from Assisi:

By car: 175 km to Rome (2h 20’); 170 km to Florence (2h 15’)

By train: Bus (line C) from the center of the old city to the train station (there is a bus every 30 minutes) and then by train to Florence or Rome (about 2h 30’ – 3h).




September 18, 2019
September 25, 2019
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Paolo Anselmi
Thomas Fortel

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