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A Culinary Tour of Northern Italy

One of the culinary capitals of the world, Italy is a feast for the senses. Sitting along the Mediterranean, this European country is home to stunning cities and magnificent landscapes; experience the Barolo Valley and taste its velvety wine, explore local DOP cheeses, learn to make delicious pasta in Bologna, delve into the process of making Balsamic and Parmesan before heading to Chianti to mull over the wine and oils and finally explore Florence. Travel in comfort with your private driver and first class rail travel.
Italy - Piedmont - Bologna - Modena - Florence - Chianti - Rome - Italy

Duration

12 Day(s)

Includes

Tours and Excursions

Board Basis

Bed and Breakfast

12 Day

A Culinary Tour of Northern Italy

From £ 2249/pp

OVERVIEW

This splendid 12-night tour will see you venture to a range of destinations in Italy – from Piedmont to Bologna and Florence. Experience wine tours and tastings, visit centuries-old city must-sees and get your taste buds tingling with a variety of local cheeses and other delicious delicacies. 



Itinerary

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Includes

  • Meals per Itinerary
  • Transport per Itinerary
  • Accommodation
  • Tours and Excursions
Arrival in Italy
Day: 1 | Arrival in Italy

Private transfer to the Langhe countryside

Upon arrival at Turin airport, one of our drivers will be there to meet you. You will be escorted via private transfer to your hotel in the Langhe countryside.... ...read more

Italy
Day: 2 | Italy

Lunch and wine tasting in the scenic countryside- Barolo and Barbaresco

Home to UNESCO-listed wineries, Piedmont is one of Italy’s most productive winemaking regions and todayyou’ll visit some of its famous vineyards and cellars. Y... ...read more

Piedmont
Day: 3 | Piedmont

Cheese, wine and castle tour in Piedmont

Piedmont is famous around the world for its cheese production too. In fact, in this region alone, there are nine different DOP (Protected Designation of Origin... ...read more

Bologna
Day: 4 | Bologna

Take the train to Bologna and opt for a food tour in Turin

Following breakfast, you’ll be transferred to Turin for your train to Bologna.


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Bologna
Day: 5 | Bologna

Walking tour and cooking class in Bologna

After breakfast, head downtown towards the old market and learn about the local culinary customs. You’re host will welcome you to his home where you will enjoy... ...read more

Modena
Day: 6 | Modena

Balsamic vinegar and parmesan factory experience in Modena

After breakfast, you will head to Modena to learn how traditional Italian Balsamic vinegar and Parmesan cheese are made.


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Florence
Day: 7 | Florence

Experience the cultural and foodie capital of Florence

After breakfast, check out of your accommodation and head to Florence by first-class high-speed Freccia train.


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Chianti
Day: 8 | Chianti

Sip Tuscan wines surrounded by the beautiful Tuscan countryside

Today, you’ll be whisked off on an amazing wine and oil tour in the Tuscany area.Breathe in the beautiful landscapes of the Chianti region, home to vineyards, ... ...read more

Florence
Day: 9 | Florence

Visit the famous Uffizi Gallery

After breakfast, venture to the Uffizi Gallery, home to incredible works of art dating back to the Middle Ages and Renaissance period. Here, you will find pain... ...read more

Florence
Day: 10 | Florence

Revel in Florence’s sights and delights at your own pace

We would recommend getting to know the city a little better today or, alternatively,venturing to the medieval village of San Gimignano, a UNESCO World Heritage... ...read more

Rome
Day: 11 | Rome

Transfer to Rome

After breakfast, you can decide if you want to remain in Florence or head to Rome. If you choose the former, you’ll have an extra day to explore Florence; if y... ...read more

Departure
Day: 12 | Departure

Board the return flight to home

Check out after breakfast and head to the airport to catch your flight back home. We hope you’ve had a “meraviglioso” stay in Italy! 


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