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Eatalia Food & Wine - Rome (5 Days / 4 Nights)

No matter where you travel in Italy, art and history lives on every corner. But with this tour you'll experience the food, wine and cuisine that is renowned all over the world.


HIGHLIGHTS

Rome, Mazzano Romano (Roman Countryside)

ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrival in Rome - Buon Appetito!

Upon arrival in Rome, our English speaking driver greets you at the airport customs exit to take you to your hotel, giving you useful information about Rome en route. Be sure to pack your appetite!                             

Day 2: Roman Countryside Tour

Live a gourmet experience far from the beaten tracks. After breakfast, a car will pick you up at the steps of your hotel and take you to the ancient village of Mazzano Romano, where you will make your way to a lavish garden and farm abounding with fresh vegetables, spices, and eggs. There, you will pick all of the ingredients necessary to create the menu you’ll be preparing in a cooking lesson. So don’t wear your best shoes! Once you meet the chef who will guide you through the lesson, he/she will show you step by step how to prepare each menu item, using methods that you will surely be able to duplicate once you return home. From appetizers to the first course, second course, and dessert, the chef will teach you the preparations of a delightful, traditional Italian meal. Relax and enjoy the nature. Next, you will be taken back to your hotel in Rome.                                         

Day 3: Roman Markets & Food Tour

Experience a nice stroll through Rome’s enchanting squares and neighborhoods while tasting your way through some of the city’s best shops, restaurants, and markets, discovering first hand the secrets of the world-renowned Italian cuisine. The personalized commentary from your foodie guide will include an overview of Italian culinary habits, a description of any seasonal events taking place at the time of your tour, and an introduction to selected specialties found in the main shops. Learn how to order food in Rome and where to find the best food in town. Follow your nose and let your stomach lead the way through Rome on this delicious gastronomic journey!                            

Day 4: Espresso & Gelato

After breakfast, taste your way through the Eternal City, teasing your sweet tooth with the best coffee, tiramisu, and gelato in town. A mid-morning walking tour will bring you through a number of Roman neighborhoods, igniting all of your senses as you learn how to properly order an Italian coffee before stopping in for gelato and tiramisu tastings. Along the way, your guide will teach you about Italian culinary habits and will introduce you to a number of culinary specialties found in local shops.                            

Day 5: Ciao Roma

After your final breakfast in Rome, meet our driver in the hotel lobby for your transfer to the train station. Ciao Roma!

WHAT'S INCLUDED
    • Full-day Roman countryside excursion with cooking class
    • Half-day Rome Markets & Food Tasting Tour, with local foodie guide
    • Half-day Espresso & Gelato Tasting Tour around Rome
    • Time to explore Rome at your own leisure
    • 4-night hotel stay with daily breakfast
    • Transfers: airport to hotel (arrival) / hotel to train station (departure)
ESSENTIAL INFORMATION
  • Low Season Availability: Arrivals Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in March 2019 & from July 1 to August 31, 2019
  • High Season Availability: Arrivals Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from April 1 to June 30, 2019 & September 1 to October 31, 2019
  • Pricing reflects number of people sharing double/ triple room 
  • Black out dates apply during trade shows, holidays and eventsBlack out dates apply during trade shows, holidays and events

HOTELS: Can be substituted with similar upon availabilty

  • First Class: Hotel Empire Palace

Explore Italy - Cinque Terre (3 Days / 2 Nights)

Spend the afternoon at leisure exploring the beautiful town or you have the possibility to take a short boat ride to visit Portofino


ITINERARY

 

Day 1: Santa Margherita Ligure

Arrive in Santa Margherita Ligure, make your own way to the hotel and check-in. Spend the afternoon at leisure exploring the beautiful town or you have the possibility to take a short boat ride to visit Portofino.                             

Day 2: Cinque Terre

After breakfast, meet your guide at the hotel for a full day private tour of the Cinque Terre by the local trains.                                         

Day 3: Departure

Enjoy one last breakfast at your hotel.

WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Full-day private tour of the five Cinque Terre villages via local train
  • Free time to explore Santa Margherita Ligure or optional boat ride to Portofino
  • 2-night hotel stay in Santa Margherita Ligure with daily breakfast
ESSENTIAL INFORMATION
  • Low Season Availability: from January 1 to April 21, 2019
  • Medium Season Availability: April 22 to June 12, 2019 & September 14 to October 31, 2019
  • High Season Availability: June 13 to September 13, 2019
  • Pricing reflects number of people sharing double/ triple room
  • Black out dates apply on holidays and trade shows

HOTEL: Can be substituted with similar based on availability

  • First Class Hotel: Hotel Metropole