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"Gourmet" Escorted Tour
7 days from $ 2,830 pp

Day 1: ARRIVAL - BOLOGNA (ON) (D)

Meet at arrival in Bologna airport or train station. Private transfer to hotel. Starhotel Excelsior or similar.

 

Day 2: BOLOGNA (ON) (B)

Morning Bologna sightseeing includes the historic centre with important Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque artistic monuments as well as many noteworthy churches including the Basilica of San Petronio, one of the largest in the world. Starhotel Excelsior or similar.

 

Day 3: PARMASAN CHEESE & PARMA HAM - BOLOGNA (B)

No cheese is as famous or as vital to Italy’s cuisine as Parmigiano. Parma ham owes its excellence to techniques perfected over the years and in which it is cured. Full day Parma tour includes two factory visits to learn cheese and ham making techniques as well as the YUMMY tasting sessions. Starhotel Excelsior or similar.

 

Day 4: MODENA – BOLOGNA (ON) (B)

Town of Modena, birthplace of famous tenor, Luciano Pavarotti, in Emilia Romagna region is where true balsamic vinegar comes from. Full day tour of the city includes a visit to Acetaia vinegar factory, to learn the whole process. Starhotel Excelsior or similar.

 

Day 5: FERRARI FACTORY - PERUGIA (ON) (B,D))

For most of Italians Modena means fast cars as Ferrari and Maserati have factories there. Visit to Ferrari factory, founded by Enzo Ferrari in 1945, en route to Perugia, a university town filled by international students. Hotel La Rosetta or similar.

 

Day 6: PERUGIA (ON) (B)

Visit of the factory of chocolate Perugina/Nestlé near Perugia. You will see the production of the chocolate, visit the museum and taste the typical product of Perugia who welcome the Eurochocolate festival. In the afternoon visit of Perugia historic center with its 5 quarters closed-in by its Etruscan town walls. Entering the city via Porta San Pietro, you will reach the basilica of St. Dominic , Piazza del Sopramuro, where is located the 15th century Palace of the Old University. In one of the most important squares, you will see the Priors’ Palace, the Cathedral and the Majour Fountain. Hotel La Rosetta or similar.

 

Day 7 – PERUGIA/BOLOGNA OR FLORENCE AIRPORT (B)

Buffet breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Bologna or Florence airport for your trip home.


Rates in US$ per person

Departures

Rate

Daily departure from March 16 to November 15th

$ 2,890

Supplements & Reductions

Single Room Supplement

$ 480

Triple Room Reduction

$ 60

Extensions Available on Request!


The Tour Includes

  • Deluxe motorcoach with air conditioning or first class train as indicated in the program

  • First Class Hotels in all cities

  • Meals as indicated in the program (B= breakfast; L= lunch; D= dinner)

  • Multilingual tour escort during tour

  • Sightseeing and excursions mentioned in the program with local guide

Not Included

  • Air fare

  • Airport Transfers

  • Tips, beverages and extra services

  • Entrance fees (unless specified)

  • Customary tips to guide and driver

  • Everything not mentioned in the program


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