Duration: 9 Days: Sept 8 - 16, 2018
Location: LAND ONLY PACKAGE in Tuscany & Emilia-Romagna regions of Italy.
Based on double occupancy
subj to availability
Space is limited to just 7 guests. To reserve your space, please submit a non-refundable deposit of $1,000/person by clicking on the “Book Now” box below or calling the us at: 314-399-9328. The balance will be due at 90 days prior to departure.
Click here to view our e-brochure about this tour: bit.ly/tastetuscany
Included Private Group Airport Transfers:
SEPT 8 PICKUP: PISA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (PSA)
SEPT 16 DROPOFF: BOLOGNA GUGLIELMO MARCONI AIRPORT (BLQ)
Most dietary requirements can be accommodated as long as you tell us in advance. There is a space on the Booking Form for this information including whether you drink alcohol or not. Please bear in mind that the tour focuses on the art of choosing, cooking and eating good food. If your diet is very restricted, you may not get full enjoyment from it.
There will be a lot of walking on this tour. You must be fit enough to walk on steep cobbled streets, easy mountain trails and rough farm tracks.
Informal. Jeans or slacks are acceptable everywhere. Good walking shoes required for daily walks, farm visits and cobbled streets. Pack a swimsuit and sandals for the pools and beach.
Weather is no longer average, but here’s what the statistics say for September:
Volterra: 64–78˚F, rainfall 0.05 in
Modena: 62–84˚F, rainfall 0.03 in
*Itinerary, hotels, activities, and modes of transportation are subject to change without notice based on availability and/or weather conditions. Should any aforementioned items become unavailable or need to be changed, we will substitute with something comparable.
View our e-brochure on the tour at bit.ly/tastetuscany
See the EATSTL Small Group Tours Terms & Conditions 2018 for more details.
If you choose to Book the tour by mail, please PRINT and complete the EATSTL Small Group Tours BOOKING REGISTRATION FORM and mail with your payment.
If you have Questions / Comments, you may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org OR call us at (314) 399-9328.
Relax on the sandy beach of a resort town on the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea and walk the promenade taking in the beautiful Liberty architecture of its buildings.
Visit the gorgeous 16th century Baroque-style Villa Torrigiani and enjoy the interior as well as the beautiful water garden with water features.
LUCCA WALKING TOUR
This walled city played an important role in the silk trade and has some interesting religious points of interest which we discover during our walking tour with a Lucchesi guide.
Accompany the truffle hunter and his dog (trained to sniff out truffles) on a hunt in the Tuscan countryside. The enjoy a luncheon with several truffle products in various dishes.
GRAPPA DISTILLERY TOUR & TASTING
Tour a working distillery that makes grappa, liqueurs and infusions such as Limoncino, Mandarin Punch, Menta, Sambuca and more. Learn the process, ask questions and taste them.
DAIRY FARM TOUR & TASTING
Visit a dairy farm in the Chianti region that produces a holy trifecta - wine, olive oil and cheese. We get to tour the grounds and taste every delicious morsel.
PARMIGIANO REGGIANO FACTORY TOUR
Discover how "the King of Cheeses" is made and take endless selfies in front of the "wheel cathedrals" (walls of cheese up to 20,000 wheels in the same place).
PROSCIUTTO DI PARMA FACTORY TOUR
Visit a plant where the world-famous "Prosciutto di Parma" ham is produced and find out why the best ham can only be produced in the hills of Parma.
BALSAMIC VINEGAR PRODUCER TOUR
Admire a real "Acetaia" with it barrels of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar and learn the difference between the "real thing" and what you usually find in supermarkets.
BOLOGNA WALKING TOUR
Enjoy a walking tour of Italy's foodie Mecca with a local foodie. Learn about Bologna's culture, architecture and history and explore the city's oldest food market district.
FICO EATALY WORLD EXCURSION
We finish with a visit to what has been described as "The Disneyland for foodies". Lose yourself in 100,000 sq meters of the best food products and companies from all over Italy.