Immerse yourself in the culinary traditions of Italy with our cooking classes and wine tastings. Browse for ceramics, olive oil, wine, baskets, and cheese as you explore the alleys of the medieval walled cities and charming hill towns. Partake in a truffle hunt and make sure you enjoy truffles every chance you get! Relax to the meditative sound of monks singing Gregorian chants while we visit a local church. All of this while basking in the warm hospitality and charm of Italy's picturesque countryside.
7 Days exploring Umbrian wine & cuisine
Take a deep dive in authentic Umbrian culture, exploring surrounding towns from your 16th-century palace hotel in the countryside. Enjoy authentic cooking classes with a Michelin-Star chef during your stay, learning about local Umbrian dishes and ingredients. Experience the art of Italian wine-making in a tour of an Umbrian winery, while tasting a variety of wines throughout your trip. Enjoy unique culinary experiences including a ricotta-making class, a truffle hunt, and a picnic tasting of the local ingredients. Perfect for food and wine lovers, this trip will improve your understanding and appreciation of fine cuisine and wine.
8 Days exploring flavors from Rome to Venice
Italy, renowned as the master of crafting uncomplicated yet incredibly flavorful dishes, takes pride in its cuisine rooted in regional diversity and seasonal freshness. Heartiness and satisfaction are at the core of Italian food, prepared with genuine passion. Drawing inspiration from the cherished kitchens of nonnas (grandmothers), the authenticity and delightful surprises of Italy's culinary offerings go well beyond the well-known pizza and pasta. Embark on a mouthwatering adventure from Venice to Rome, passing through charming towns like San Gimignano and Bologna, where you'll encounter a diverse array of unforgettable and delectable delicacies.
8 Days exploring Florence, Tuscany, & Rome
Discover the rich tapestry of Tuscany's history, art, and culinary delights. Marvel at the iconic Michelangelo's David, behold the grandeur of Florence's cathedral, and indulge in delightful wine tasting in the picturesque Chianti region. Embark on a journey to the medieval towns of San Gimignano and San Miniato, where an exciting truffle hunt awaits you. Immerse yourself in the heart of Rome through the eyes of a true local. Zip around the city on a Vespa scooter, craft your own Roman sandals, learning from skilled artisans, and unlock the secrets of creating an authentic pizza at a traditional Roman pizzeria. Prepare for an unforgettable experience that will leave you with cherished memories of Italy's captivating culture and treasures.
8 Days in Tuscany & Umbria
Experience an exclusive event as you meet Author Frances Mayes (Under the Tuscan Sun) in her beloved home town of Cortona, Italy, for an insightful talk about her life in Italy spanning 30 years. Delight in the heart of Chianti country, where ancient vineyards, olive groves, and charming Tuscan and Umbrian villages await. Enjoy a Tuscan cooking class with a former head chef of a Michelin-starred restaurant, relish lunch on a truffle farm, and partake in a thrilling truffle-hunting experience guided by experts and their trained dogs.
9 Days from Verona to the Chianti Region
Embark on a captivating journey through the picturesque landscapes of Italy with this 9-day travel itinerary. Begin your adventure in Verona, exploring the stunning Lake Garda area and its charming towns, including Sirmione and Gardone Riviera. Experience the rich history and romantic allure of Verona itself, followed by a delightful wine tasting experience. Continue to Tuscany, where you'll visit iconic towns like Siena, San Gimignano, Pienza, and Montepulciano, indulging in delectable Tuscan cuisine and wine.
11 Days from Rome to Chianti Region
Embark on an enchanting 11-day journey through Italy's hidden treasures, from Rome to Umbria to Tuscany. Explore historic towns, visit Gothic cathedrals, indulge in olive oil and wine tastings, and enjoy home-hosted lunches with locals. Discover the beauty of Pienza and San Gimignano, and enjoy guided tours of Siena and Florence, uncovering the history and art of these incredible cities. Your unforgettable adventure comes to a close at a restored Tuscan villa, leaving you with cherished memories of Italy's roads less traveled.
12 Days from Florence to Milan
Beginning in Rome, you'll be greeted by a private assistant and enjoy a welcome package at your hotel. In Florence, immerse yourself in Renaissance history with a guided tour of iconic landmarks and visit a vineyard in Northern Tuscany for wine tasting. A cooking class awaits in Florence, followed by a scenic transfer to Montalcino, where you can indulge in activities like golf, spa treatments, and wine tours. Journey to Bologna for a gastronomic adventure, including visits to cheese and vinegar producers. End your trip with a glimpse of Milan's historical and fashion delights before bidding farewell to Italy.
12 Days from Stresa to Venice
Embark on a journey through the Alpine Lakes region and the charming villages of Cinque Terre, then explore Carrara's marble quarries. Take in the stunning views of medieval villages perched on the edge of the sea and the breath-taking views from the Italian lakes. Enjoy a leisurely stay at a Tuscan villa, where you'll learn the art of Tuscan cuisine at a family-owned villa. Discover the grandeur of Tuscan wine as you visit stunning vineyards in the Chianti countryside. Finally, uncover the wonders of Florence and Venice, immersing yourself in the legendary treasures of northern Italy.
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