Exploring delicacies of Tuscany, Emilia-Romagna and Veneto

HIGHLIGHTS – Why visit?

  • Discover gorgeous cities such as Florence, Bologna, Verona together with some smaller villages while tasting typical delightful food and wines.
  • Explore 4 different wine areas and learn the difference between Lambrusco, Valpolicella, Lugana and Franciacorta wines.
  • Enjoy the stunning nature of Lake Garda and Lake Como while visiting some of their jewels: Bardolino, Sirmione, Como, Bellagio and much more!
  • Visit local producers and learn how Parmesan cheese and Balsamic vinegar are being produced.

ITINERARY

Arrival on your own in Florence, dinner in a local trattoria.

Overnight stay in the city center in Florence in a 4* hotel.

Meals included: Dinner

In the morning, our guide will pick you up and take you to a morning market and cooking tour, where you will prepare 3 regional Italian recipes.

In the afternoon, you will board your high-speed train to Bologna (1 hour).

In the evening, join our Aperitivo walking tour to discover why the city of Bologna is known as The Fat One.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Enjoy our Full day Food and Wine tour in the countryside between Bologna and Modena, well known as Food Valley.

During the day, you will visit local producers to learn about the secrets and the production techniques of the Parmesan Cheese, Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena and Lambrusco sparkling wine.

It is possible to add a visit to the Ferrari Museum upon request.

Overnight stay in Verona.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Enjoy a Full day Wine tour in Valpolicella, where you will be able to broaden your horizons by visiting 2 wineries and tasting wines, including famous Amarone, from different producers.

In the late afternoon, our driver will take you to your hotel located on Lake Garda.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast and check-out, our driver will take you to explore a little-known area of wine production, Lugana, located on the southern coast of Lake Garda, famous for its delicate white wine.

After a stop in Sirmione, you will visit the vineyard area of Franciacorta, widely known for its superb dry sparkling prosecco

Transfer to Lake Como, overnight stay.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Free time in the morning to stroll around the village or just to relax.

In the afternoon, private boat tour with an aperitif (available during summer period) / private walking food and wine tour

Meals Included: Breakfast

Check-out from hotel, transfer to the train station.

Guests can stay on Lake Como additional nights for outdoor activities / water sports / spa & wellness on request.

Meals Included: Breakfast

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • 1 night in Florence in a 4* hotel
  • 1 night in Bologna in a 4* hotel
  • 1 night in Verona in a 4* hotel
  • 1 night on Lake Garda in a 4 * hotel
  • 2 nights on Lake Como in a 4* hotel
  • Breakfast daily, other meals as indicated in the program
  • Applicable entry fees and services of local guides
  • Tastings and wineries’ visits as indicated
  • Private transfer as indicated in the daily program with an English-speaking driver
  • Services of Local Host

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

  • International / domestic airfares and taxes
  • Meals other than as specified in the program
  • Travel insurance or any type of personal expenses (mini bar, laundry, phone calls, etc)
  • Tips or gratuities to guides, restaurants, drivers, etc
  • Any other travel expense not specifically mentioned in the program
  • City taxes should be paid directly to hotels

IMPORTANT

The package is possible all year round except August. However, some hotels/farm stays could be closed during the low season (November-April). Please ask for your quote AT LEAST 20 days before the requested date.

The suggested starting day is Sunday, as many activities are closed during the weekend. Otherwise, there may be changes to the tour program.

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