Satisfy all of your senses! Tastes of Italy Tour with Chef Christian Pritchard

Satisfy all of your senses! Tastes of Italy Tour with Chef Christian Pritchard

Tastes of Italy Tour

Lazio, Umbria, Emilia Romagna & Veneto Experience the beautiful rich cultures of these glorious cities, well known for their history and architecture, the sites, sounds, aromas and tastes will intertwine – satisfying all of your senses!

Toronto departure $ 10 days | 8 nts $4489 October 12 to 21, 2017 taxes & fees included

Tour Includes › Roundtrip flights in Economy Class on board Air Transat

› Roundtrip airport hotel transfers

› Accommodation in double occupancy (standard room)

› Two nights in Rome, two nights in Perugia, one night in Modena, one night in Verona, last two nights in Venice

› Continental breakfast daily

› Private city tour of Rome, Padua City and Assisi Tour (headset and earphones included)

› Tour of the Perugina house of chocolate, followed by ‘Chocolate Museum’ – chocolate tasting

› Welcome dinner in local restaurant and pizza cooking class, including lunch in Rome

› Parma ham, parmesan cheese and Balsamic experience tasting

› Gourmet dinner with wine tasting in Verona

› Bacari Tour in Venice

› Rome Renaissance and Baroque Tour

› Italian and Venetian alcoholic aperitif tasting in Venice during the Bacari tour.

› Farewell dinner in Venice Mestre

› Air conditioned coach transportation with tour guide throughout entire tour

› Porterage, one piece per person

› VAT and Rome city taxes

TASTES OF ITALY

DAY 1 THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12 DEPART TORONTO FOR ROME ON AIR TRANSAT

DAY 2 FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13 ARRIVAL IN ROME Arrive at Rome airport. Your English Speaking tour leader will escort you to your hotel by private bus. Private three hour city tour of Rome (earphones included, entrance tickets not included). Free time following the excursion. Three course welcome dinner. Overnight. (D)

DAY 3 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14 EXCURSION & COOKING Breakfast at hotel. Morning departure to Navona Square by private bus. Enjoy the ‘Renaissance & Baroque in Rome + Pizza Cooking Class’ excursion. Hosted by a professional ‘pizzaiolo’ chef in a real Pizzeria kitchen including a pizza lunch at the activity location. Return to hotel followed by free time. Dinner on your own. Overnight. (B,L)

DAY 4 SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15 ROME, ASSISI & PERUGIA EXCURSION Breakfast at hotel followed by check-out. Morning departure to Perugia by private bus. On the way stop in the town of Assisi for a private walking tour (earphones included, entrance tickets not included). Following the excursion depart for Perusia and check-in to your hotel followed by free time. Dinner on your own. Overnight. (B)

DAY 5 MONDAY, OCTOBER 16 PERUGIA EXCURSION Breakfast at hotel. Morning departure to Perugia House of Chocolate for a two part tour of the ‘Chocolate Museum’ and ‘Chocolate Factory’ including tasting followed by a walking tour of the city. Free time. Dinner on your own. Overnight. (B)

DAY 6 TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17 PERUGIA, CARPI & MODENA Breakfast at hotel followed by check-out. Morning departure for Modena by private bus, check-in to hotel. Travel to a Balsamic Vinegar factory in the Modena and Carpi area for the ‘Balsamic Experience’. Visit the facilites and cellars and enjoy a Parma ham and Parmesan cheese tasting, followed by dinner. Return to hotel. Overnight. (B, D)

DAY 7 WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18 MODENA, PADUA & VERONA Breakfast at hotel followed by check-out. Morning departure for Verona by private bus. On the way stop in Padua for a private walking tour (earphones included, entrance tickets not included). Check-in at hotel in Verona followed by free time. Gourmet dinner with wine tasting at a restaurant set among ancient Roman ruins. Overnight. (B, D)

DAY 8 THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19 VERONA & VENICE Breakfast at hotel followed by check-out. Morning departure for Venice Mestre by private bus. Check-in at hotel. Travel to Tronchetto Island for a boat cruise to the Rialto area to enjoy the private ‘Bacari Tour’. Enjoy a walking tour including a tasting of the Italian and Venetian aperitifs ‘cicchetti’, ‘ombre’ and ‘spritz’ served alongside finger foods including a tasting of local fish-delicacies. Transfer by boat back to Tronchetto then private bus to Venice Mestre. Overnight. (B)

DAY 9 FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20 VENICE & FAREWELL DINNER Breakfast at hotel followed by free time. Late afternoon transfer with your group to a local Venice Mestre restaurant for a farewell dinner. Return to hotel by private bus. Overnight. (B, D)

DAY 10 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21 DEPARTURE Breakfast in hotel followed by check-out and transfer to the Venice airport for your flight home.


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You will visit the following 4 places:

Lazio

Lazio

Rome

Rome

Rome is the capital of Italy and the country's largest and most populated city and comune, with over 2.7 million residents in 1,285.3 km2 (496.3 sq mi). Rome's metropolitan area is the second largest in Italy Milan, with some 3.7 million residents. The city is located in the central-western portion of the Italian Peninsula, on the Tiber River within the Lazio region of Italy. The historic centre of the city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With wonderful palaces, millennium-old churches, grand romantic ruins, opulent monuments, ornate statues and graceful fountains, Rome has an immensely rich historical heritage and cosmopolitan atmosphere, making it one of Europe's and the world's most visited, famous, influential and beautiful capitals.

Veneto

Veneto

Umbria

Umbria

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