Upcoming Tours 2020
Scheduled tours for 2020 in Italy
March 22nd – 30th, 2020
Umbria Umbria is an interesting region, located in the central part of Italy. It is the heart of Italy.
The landscape is amazing, with beautiful hills, mountains and medieval villages still in great shape, as Perugia (the capital), Assisi, Gubbio, Bevagna, Orvieto.
Umbria is well know for its historical-religious past, well represented by Assisi, the city of San Francesco, Patron Saint of Italy. It is also well know for its cuisine, that is a cuisine from the land. Think about the black truffle, especially in Gubbio and Orvieto area, the red wine, in Umbertide and Montefalco area, extra virgin olive oil (the most important variety is Moraiolo) and beans in Foligno area. Don’t forget the charcuterie and wild meat in almost all the dishes.
Come to discover Umbria!
April 01st – 09th, 2020
Emilia Romagna is a beautiful region, located in north-west part of Italy and characterized by beautiful hills, flat land and sea coasts.
This is one of the most famous Italian regions, well known for some products that represent the Italian excellence, as Prosciutto di Parma, Parmigiano Reggiano, Aceto Balsamico di Modena, Tortellini, Lambrusco wine variety and the renowned car factories, as Ferrari, Maserati and Lamborghini, just to make an example.
Full of tradition, typical food and artisan producers.
Emilia Romagna is also rich of history and culture. Just think about Parma, Modena, Ferrara and the capital, Bologna, fascinating medieval city called “la dotta, la grassa, la rossa” that means “dotta” (erudite) because it boasts the oldest university in the western world; “grassa” (fat) for its rich and substantial food; “rossa” (red) for the walls, the medieval houses, the roofs and tiles that color the city in red.
Come to discover Emilia Romagna!
April 20th – 30th, 2020
Sicily is the biggest island of Italy, located in the South part of the country. Thanks to its geographical position, in the past it was dominated by several populations, who left their influence, that you can see still today, both on the architecture and on the food!
Sicily is the best combination of different cultures and cuisines:
- Norman style in Palermo area (the street food is the best expression);
- Arabic style in Trapani area (the cous cous is the symbol of this cuisine);
- Spanish style in Ragusa area (the artisanal chocolate is predominant, not only as dessert)!.
As it is an island, in the Sicilian cuisine you will find a lot of seafood, but in Ragusa the black pork of Nebrodi Mountains is renowned and very important the cultivation of vegetable, thanks to the sun almost all the year. Last, but not least, the Sicilian wines (both red and white) and the extra virgin olive oil have a big production.
Besides the food, also the landscape is really interesting and complex: mountains, hills, rock coasts, sandy coasts and a gorgeous sea make Sicily a jewel to see!
A Taste Of Italy
Not enough time to travel? New formula: from Sunday to Sunday, pay for one travel two people!
Sicily is the biggest island of Italy and with our new formula, for anyone who don’t have enough time to travel, we give the opportunity to get a taste of this beautiful region!
Just a week, from Sunday to Sunday, discovering the Northern-Western side of Sicily. From Palermo to Trapani, coasting the Gulf of Castellammare, admiring amazing landscapes and learning about the Arabic-Norman culture.
A unique experience, in few days, between food, wine, history, sea and a lot of fun!
October 02nd – 12th, 2020
Puglia is located in the South Italy, surrounded by two seas, the Adriatic and Ionian Sea. It is called “il tacco d’Italia” the “heel of Italy”. This region has amazing landscape and towns.
Its gorgeous coasts, both sandy and rocky; the beautiful monuments and the historic center of Lecce (the capital); Ostuni, called the “white town”; Otranto and Gallipoli, two different towns overlooking two different seas; Alberobello, a particular town with the famous houses called “trulli”; Polignano A Mare, an amazing town overhanging the sea; thousands ancient olives grooves and vineyards… this is only one part of the beautiful region of Puglia!
The cuisine is various: seafood is prevalent, but also vegetable (well known tomatoes, artichokes, zucchini, chicory, eggplants) and cheeses, as the burrata and stacciatella…delicious! As wine, the red one has the majority of the production, that’s why many wine producers make the rosé wine, for the fish pairing, and the extra olive oil production is one of the biggest in Italy.
Come to discover Puglia!
October 23rd – 31st, 2020
Piemonte is an amazing region, located in the Northern part of the Country, on the border with France, at the foot of Apls.
With beautiful hills covered by huge vineyards, that becomes red and orange during the Fall giving a natural show in Langhe and Roero areas; Medieval Castles in Monferrato area, still in great shape; and fascinating cities, rich of tradition and history, as Asti, Alba, Torino; Piemonte is one of the most visited region of Italy.
Not only for the landscape, but also for its incredible cuisine, influenced by French cuisine, based on cheeses, charcuterie, read meat, rise, with huge rise fields, white and black truffle, very popular the truffle fair in Alba and Moncalvo, chocolate and…last but not least nougat!
As wine, the production is one of the biggest in Italy, especially red fine wines, as Barolo, Barbaresco, Nebbiolo and many others. Don’t forget the great Grappa!
Come to explore Piemonte!