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Tuscan Coast & Hills   


JUNE 9-16, 2024

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A perfect combination of land and sea, this itinerary takes you through medieval Tuscan villages with rustic cooking classes, then onto the Italian Riviera to make pesto and cecina, and sail around the Gulf of Poets. A highlight of this trip is the wine crawl which takes you along the footpaths of the Cinque Terre vineyards. 

 

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Puglia  &Matera

JUNE 20 - 27, 2024

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OCTOBER 16 - 23, 2024

6 SPOTS LEFT 

Adventure with us across the plains of Basilicata and over the rocky terrain of the Murgia, to reach the sun drenched stone houses and sparkling beaches of the Adriatic Sea. 

 

 In the extreme south of Italy lie the white villages of Valle d'Itria. Many travelers do not venture this far south and miss out on the magic of this place.  A foodie's dream, Puglia offers the freshest seafood, floral and smokey capocollo from the village of Martina Franca, grano arso (charred grain) pasta from the burning fields of Basilicata, and more hidden culinary treasures.  

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  SEPTEMBER 6 - 14, 2024

Calling all wine lovers! 

 

Travel with Chef Angela Cicala and 

Sommelier Lynn Finkbiner in autumn, 2024. Northwestern Italy is home to world 

class vineyards, truffles, castles, and some of the best views of the Italian Alps. 

Grab a glass and get cozy.

 

Val D'Aosta & Piemonte

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Western Sicily

 

 DATES & ITINERARY COMING SOON

Our Western Sicily tour takes you along the northern coast visiting Trapani, Marsala, Favignana, Enna, and Cefalu, to enjoy some of the very best culinary gems the island has to offer such as pistachios, couscous, fish, almonds, citrus, granita, gelato, Grillo and Marsala wines, and more. Sail to Egadi Islands, visit the salt flats, cook high above the sea in a mountain village with locals, and more. 

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Abruzzo

OCTOBER 2025

 

ITINERARY & DATES COMING SOON

 

 

Venture down roads less traveled in this still very untouched region of Southern Italy; Where shepherds wander through the hills with their flocks, and folklore and legends abound. Savor the local cuisine... porchetta, warm sheep's milk ricotta, chocolate and chili peppers, and the unbelievable "maccheroni alla mugnaia", the longest single strand pasta in Italy.   

 

Spend 5 nights in Sulmona, and 2 nights in Santo Stefano di Sessanio, at Hotel Sextantio, situated in the mountains of the magnificent Parco Nazionale della Majella.

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Tuscany Year-round

 

Available year round. Inquire to request a date.

 

Spend the afternoon with Renaissance masterpieces and sip Vino Nobile while watching the Tuscan sun set.  Explore medieval hill towns, make fresh pasta and go antiquing. Get delightfully lost in the winding cobblestone streets the Medici once travelled, and spoil yourself in Italian rustic elegance. This is Tuscany.

 

Start with 7 nights in Cortona, and if you need more Italy in your life, extend your trip with a 3 night add on in Florence. See detailed itinerary in link.

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Roman Olive Harvest 

OCTOBER 2025

ITINERARY & DATES COMING SOON

Just outside of bustling Rome, the surrounding countryside is dotted with tiny villages, where the ways of the ancient Romans are being quietly preserved. This region known as Lazio, is both rugged and serene, with old world dishes, outstanding wines, and pieces of art that should be in a museum, all to be enjoyed without the crowds of tourists.  

Spend 3 nights at an elegant country house in the province of Frosinone.

 

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