Best of Italy Food Wine & Sightseeing Tour North to South from Venice to Palermo

Food, Wine & Nightlife, Airport/hotel/port in Venice to null

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Taste and visit the best of Italy on one all-inclusive food wine and sightseeing tour with a local guide. You will not only visit the most interesting art and history sites but also experience delicious eating and drinking in country farms and vineyards. Explore Venice, Verona, Florence, Rome, Naples, Pompeii, Amalfi Coast, Puglia, Calabria, Sicily and their spectacular charming countryside rich of flavors and colours This is a unique tour for food wine and art lovers that want to see both famous and off-the-beaten tracks highlights of Italy.
Enjoy Italy food wine and art treasures in one all-inclusive tour with private guide and driver with air-conditioned minivan/bus. They will pick you up at the airport or port in Venice and take you through the peninsula down to Sicily. You will be staying in highly-rated rural villas and farms to relax and taste real Italian countryside flavors and atmosphere. The followin itinerary can be customized to suit your availability and desires.Day 1: Guided tour of Venice highlights and Food Market to taste some of the city specialties such as Sarde al Saor and Tiramisù (yes! it was invented here)Day 2: Explore Valpollicella and Amarone Vineyards that surround the city of Verona. Visit its famous monuments: Romeo and Juliet House, the Roman Amphitheatre and taste the Risotto. Day 3: Visit the cities of Parma and Reggio Emilia and a farm producing Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.Day 4: Discover the masterpieces of Bologna and enjoy the best Tortellini, Lasagne, Fettuccine and Mortadella.Day 5: Guided Tour of Florence highlights. Explore the food market and enjoy Ribollita soup, Cantucci with Vin Santo, Finocchiona and other specialties.Day 6: Explore the Chianti castles and Vineyards: Guided tour of Medieval city of Siena.Day 7: Visit Montalcino, Pienza, D'Orcia Valley. Enjoy Brunello and Pecorino cheese.Day 8: Tour the volcanic lake of Bolsena and the town of Orvieto and Bagnoregio. Day 9: Guided Tour of Viterbo and Tuscania with tradional food and spirits tasting.Day 10: Visit Rome and the Vatican. Experience real Carbonara, Maritozzi, Artichokes.Day 11: Visit Tivoli Gardens and Villas and an olive oil farm.Day 12: Visit Capua and its Ampitheatre and a traditional Mozzarella producer. Day 13: Guided tour of Caserta Vecchia and Royal Palace.Day 14: Guided tour of Naples monuments. Enjoy the best Pizza Margherita, Coffee, Sfogliatella, Babà.Day 15: Visit Pompeii, Vesuvius Volcano and Spaghetti producer in Gragnano, italy's most famous town for durum-wheat pastaDay 17: Discover the Amalfi Coast, Positano, Sorrento, and authentic Limoncello.Day 18: Guided tour of Paestum and Cilento natural and food highlights.Day 19: Explore Castelmezzano, Pietra Pertosa and  Basilicata art and culinary treasures. Day 20: Visit the towns of Matera and Alberobello and taste Puglia regional specialties.Day 21: Discover the villages of Scalea and Tropea and other beautiful treasures of Calabria region.Day 22: Guided tour of Taormina and Catania. Taste Pasta alla Norma and original Cannoli.Day 24: Explore Piazza Armerina and Palermo, Sicily's capital.Day 25: Visit Monreale and Castellammare. Enjoy Malvasia, Rosolio and bucatini con le Sarde.You will love this memorable tour of the best of Italy!

What’s included

  • 24 nights accommodation
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Food tasting
  • Lunch
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Wine tasting
  • Professional guide
  • Driver
  • Hotel/port pickup
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach/minivan
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What’s not included

  • Gratuities

Itinerary

Day 10: Visit Rome and the Vatican. Experience real Carbonara, Maritozzi, Artichokes.
Day 11: Visit Tivoli Gardens and Villas and an olive oil farm.
Day 12: Visit Capua and its Ampitheatre and a traditional Mozzarella producer. 
Day 13: Guided tour of Caserta Vecchia and Royal Palace.
Day 14: Guided tour of Naples monuments. Enjoy the best Pizza Margherita, Coffee, Sfogliatella, Babà.
Day 15: Visit Pompeii, Vesuvius Volcano and Spaghetti producer in Gragnano, italy's most famous town for durum-wheat pasta
Day 17: Discover the Amalfi Coast, Positano, Sorrento, and authentic Limoncello.
Day 18: Guided tour of Paestum and Cilento natural and food highlights.
Day 19: Explore Castelmezzano, Pietra Pertosa and  Basilicata art and culinary treasures. 
Day 1: Guided tour of Venice highlights and Food Market to taste some of the city specialties such as Sarde al Saor and Tiramisù (yes! it was invented here)
Day 20: Visit the towns of Matera and Alberobello and taste Puglia regional specialties.
Day 21: Discover the villages of Scalea and Tropea and other beautiful treasures of Calabria region.
Day 22: Guided tour of Taormina and Catania. Taste Pasta alla Norma and original Cannoli.
Day 24: Explore Piazza Armerina and Palermo, Sicily's capital.
Day 25: Visit Monreale and Castellammare. Enjoy Malvasia, Rosolio and bucatini con le Sarde. You will love this memorable tour of the best of Italy!
Day 2: Explore Valpollicella and Amarone Vineyards that surround the city of Verona. Visit its famous monuments: Romeo and Juliet House, the Roman Amphitheatre and taste the Risotto. 
Day 3: Visit the cities of Parma and Reggio Emilia and a farm producing Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.
Day 4: Discover the masterpieces of Bologna and enjoy the best Tortellini, Lasagne, Fettuccine and Mortadella.
Day 5: Guided Tour of Florence highlights. Explore the food market and enjoy Ribollita soup, Cantucci with Vin Santo, Finocchiona and other specialties.
Day 6: Explore the Chianti castles and Vineyards: Guided tour of Medieval city of Siena.
Day 7: Visit Montalcino, Pienza, D'Orcia Valley. Enjoy Brunello and Pecorino cheese.
Day 8: Tour the volcanic lake of Bolsena and the town of Orvieto and Bagnoregio. 
Day 9: Guided Tour of Viterbo and Tuscania with tradional food and spirits tasting.
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