Italy’s Epicurean Heart

11 Days
Rome to Rome
From (USD)
$ 5,800
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2022 Rome > Rome

Italy is a mouth-watering masterpiece

Discover the tastes, smells and sights of Italy during this epicurean delight.
Food plays such an important part of life in Italy, in fact Federico Fellini once said ‘ life is a combination of magic and pasta’. Celebrate Italian food and flair as you indulge in a variety of Italian specialities from the complex sweet and sour balance of Balsamic Vinegar, to the freshest locally produced Mozzarella and the acclaimed wines of the Chianti region.
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Tour Code:
ITRF
Duration:
11 days
Departure City:
Rome
Return City:
Rome

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11 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Rome

    Welcome to Rome. Tonight meet your fellow foodies and Tour Director for a welcome drink. Enjoy a two night stay at your hotel.

  2. Day 2 - Rome

    It should come as no surprise that the Roman culture influenced the food. Today your local guide will take you on a fascinating walking tour of the city, highlighting some of the cities most popular culinary aspects as well as some of Rome’s most iconic sights, all while sampling some of the flavours of this truly wondrous city. Tonight you will tantalise your taste buds further with a delicious welcome dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Rome > Sorrento

    This morning we bid farewell to Rome and journey south to Sorrento. Perched overlooking the Bay of Naples, today is your chance to explore this laid back town. Stop along the way to taste some of the region’s most famous and delicious produce such as a helping of thick and creamy Gelato and the tangy yet sweet Limoncello. Enjoy a two night stay.

    Enrich

    The only thing better than home-cooked Italian food is Italian hospitality, and you’ll enjoy healthy servings of both. Meet a friendly local family and experience a feast of the senses at a home-hosted dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Sorrento

    Freechoice

    Join a Pizza making class and learn how to make the perfect crust and create your favourite combination of topping before baking it in a wood fired oven. Alternatively, join a local expert and learn the techniques of making fresh Mozzarella.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  5. Day 5 - Sorrento > Perugia

    Your first stop today is the medieval village of Assisi, the charming hill top town famous as the home of Saint Francis of Assisi. Then, it’s only a short drive to Perugia to view the Fontana Maggoire and the monuments around the Roman Forum. Tonight, you are in for a special treat with an overnight stay, your resort is surrounded by the majestic beauty of the Umbrian countryside.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  6. Day 6 - Perugia > Bologna

    Today we dive deep into the heart of Emilia Romagna, regarded as Italy’s greatest food producing region with Parmigiano Reggiano, Balsamic Vinegar and Tortellini just a few of the culinary specialities of the area. Your local guide will escort you through the region. Stay two nights in Bologna.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  7. Day 7 - Bologna

    Journey to nearby Modena where your highlights include a visit to a local producer of Parmigiano Reggiano. Witness production techniques, learn about the aging process and what effects it has on the end product. Afterwards we visit the celebrated Balsamic Vinegar maker Acetaia Giusti, this acclaimed producer dates back to 1605.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Bologna > Florence > Tuscany

    This morning we travel to Florence, where we will visit the famous Duomo and the Ponte Vecchio. Then we journey to the medieval village of San Donato where you will learn how to make the perfect Pasta in a rustic farm house. Set in the most picturesque location, this is the perfect setting for our dinner this evening. Our final stop today is your resort.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Tuscany

    This morning your local guide will show us the highlights of Siena during a guided tour. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Tuscany > Rome

    Today we take our final flourish through the Chianti region. Stop along the way for a wine tasting before returning to the historic capital, Rome.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  11. Day 11 - Rome

    After breakfast say Arrivederci to Italy and transfer to Rome airport for your onwards or homebound flight.

    This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such, the journey may operate altered from that stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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