Day 1 - Turin/Alba
Arrival at Milan airport and travel to Turin. Brief orientation tour and visit one of the famous historic Cafè under the arcades to taste some of the local chocolate delights. Later we arrive in Alba for overnight.
Day 2 - Langhe Tour/Alba
Explore the “Langhe”, a hilly area famous for its great wines and food. Along the Barolo Wine Trail we will visit a local winery including Wine tasting. This evening dinner is served in a country restaurant, where you will sample regional dishes made with the legendary white truffle of Alba.
Day 3 - Alba/Parma
Departure to Parma. Guided tour of this elegant town rich of art treasures and parks. Afternoon follow a gastronomic itinerary to discover one of the best food products of this area, the Ham of Parma and visit a factory on the green hills south of the city.
Day 4 - Parma/Modena/Parma
Morning we will know more about the Parmiggiano Reggiano with a guided visit of a Parmesan cheese factory. Afternoon we will move to the nearby town of Modena, universally known by gourmands for the traditional balsamic vinegar. Accompanied by an expert guide we will visit an old vinegar factory for a real cultural and gastronomic journey.
Day 5 - Montecatini Terme
Departure to Pisa and visit the Leaning Tower. Early afternoon arrival in Montecatini Terme, later you will be introduced to the authentic Tuscan cuisine joining an enjoyable Cooking Class and learn how to impress even the most experienced foodies.
Day 6 - Montecatini Terme/Florence/Montecatini Terme
Daytrip to Florence. Upon arrival we will enjoy a guided walking tour followed by lunch at a typical Florence restaurant and taste great food as delicious soups or wine braised meat. Afternoon at leisure and return to Montecatini.
Day 7 - Montecatini Terme/Siena/Pienza/Orvieto
After a nice drive through Tuscany we will arrive in Siena, one of Italy’s most visited attractions. We will then move south to nearby Montalcino, home to the king of the Italian wines, the Brunello. Visit of a local winery including Wine tasting. Late afternoon arrival in Orvieto.
Day 8 - Orvieto
This morning is at your leisure to relax and enjoy Orvieto on your own. In the afternoon we will visit a local farm producing tasty and and scented Extra virgin Olive oil. Typical dinner to see how local wine and olive oil are ideal dressing for regional dishes.
Day 9 - Rome
Departure to Rome. Guided bus sightseeing to see buildings and monuments heritage of different historic ages. A walking tour will follow to see the beautiful Piazzas and Fountains. Tonight you will eat like the Romans do in a typical local restaurant and discover the Rome cuisine based on simple but very tasty dishes like Spaghetti with Carbonara sauce.
Day 10 - Rome
Morning at leisure. Early afternoon we will drive to the Alban Hills, another famous food and wine destination. Stroll through the small historic towns of Castelgandolfo and nearby Frascati where we will visit a local wine estate for Wine tasting. Before making our way back to Rome, tasty local specialties will be served for our Farwell Dinner.
Day 11 - Departure
Bus transfer to Rome airport. End of the tour.