Our selection of food, wine, gourmet tour and gastronomic vacation proposals from Veneto to Sicily put together by passionate local operators who live in and know their territory best. They include incoming tour operators, hotels, official guides, tour service companies and local agencies, all offering something different.

Wine in Tour, Day Wine Tours from Rome

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Wine in Tour is the first Italian network specializing in wine tours for business & leisure travellers and for anyone who loves and appreciates life and wine. Please choose from the following 3 day trip options in the Roman Hills near Frascati.
Last modified on 20 June 2014

Around Sicily Cellars Tour

The following is a sample week long wine tour put together by Soleintur Incoming Operator based near Catania, Sicily. The tour departs all year round, but is especially recommended during the Autumn. 
Last modified on 08 May 2014

Palermo Home Cooking and Street Food Tour

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Francesca Lombardo is a licensed guide and driver who has been working as a tour escort since 1992. Her services range from day excursions from her home town of Palermo to full seven day guided tours around Sicily.Below are 2 proposals based in Palermo, both with a strong home cooking and local cuisine element which will get you to the heart of Sicilian gastronomy and local life.
Last modified on 24 April 2014

Campania Wine Tours with Driver

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All the provinces of Campania produce wine and Sorrento Silver Star can escort you to the best zones for discovering the region's upcoming producers. The map below is taken from the dedicated wine section of www.sorrentosilverstar.com where you will find quick links to an introduction to each of the 21 varieties. The 3 DOCG from the region can be found in the territory of Avellino. They are of course, Taurasi, Fiano di Avellino and Greco di Tufo. This what you can read about Greco.
Last modified on 18 June 2014

Parma Golosa Food Tours

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The gourmet food tours organised by Parma Golosa consist of guided visits to the production sites of some of Italy's most famous DOP food products such as Prosciutto di Parma ham, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese as well as Traditional Balsamic Vinegar from Modena. You will have the opportunity of admiring and experience the different steps involved in the production. The visits are formed around 4 main single tours, which we list below, but are flexible to be combined together in a pair, or three or all four if you wish to fit in with your travel plans. 
Last modified on 08 May 2014

Truffle Hunting and Cooking Breaks in Le Marche

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This short vacation break in Le Marche features truffle hunting, a cooking lesson based on truffles, wine tasting and guided excursions. The package has been put together by Le Marche Holiday based near Ascoli Piceno and is spread over 4 days and 3 nights.
Last modified on 28 February 2014

Coppede Food Market Tour in Rome

This new food tour in Rome is located in a part of the Eternal City known locally as the 'Quartiere del Re' which stretches from Via Salaria to Villa Torlonia along the Via Nomentana. This zone wrote the history of Rome of the last century and starts in the spectacular Coppedè district before winding its way to the covered food market of 'Trieste'.
Last modified on 28 February 2014

Turin Coffee Bar and Pastry Shop Tour

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Two fine tours of Turin offered by Turin based Language Point. The first is for anyone seeking the very best of the city's gastronomic culture and in particular the famous coffee bars and pasticcerie. The second is an itinerary taking you past the most significant historical landmarks of the historical center. Both tours also end with a chocolate tasting.
Last modified on 28 February 2014

Wine in Tour, Frascati Wine Visits

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Wine in Tour is the first Italian travel agency specializing in wine tours for business & leisure travellers and for anyone who loves and appreciates life and wine. 
Last modified on 20 June 2014

Castelli Romani Food and Wine Tour

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This original week long Rome cooking tour by In Italy Tours is located in the Castelli Romani, about 30 minutes from central Rome. It has been designed to allow the visitor to meet local people, dine with them, cook with them and see close up their daily life in the famous Roman Hills, not least to explore local food in the company of celebrated chef Anna Dente.
Last modified on 20 June 2014

Grand Barolo Wine Tours

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This special wine tour in Piemonte by Tasting Tours takes the visitor to some of the best barolo producing wineries in the region. Piedmont is a wine region rich in history yet there are viticulture and enology methods have only taken root over the past two decades. Nebbiolo is the great grape of the region and makes a wine of prodigious quality worshipped by wine lovers everywhere – Barolo. Most would agree that despite efforts to cultivate it elsewhere, Piedmont is the only place where it feels truly at home. Despite the relative calm among the beautiful hills and villages of the…
Last modified on 16 June 2014

Culinary Calabria in a Week Tour

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This tour by In Italy Tours based in Tropea is both a gastronomic odyssey and a luxury adventure in Calabria to experience the genuineness of a region rarely visited. Some of the towns and places visited include Tropea, Pizzo, Caria where cooking classes and tastings are planned.
Last modified on 28 February 2014

Savor Siena Walking Tour

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The Savor Siena walking tour is proposed by tour operator Times of Italy and if you have already done similar tours in Rome, Florence and Venice then you have to add this to your itinerary. Balsamic vinegar, Siena's famous fruitcake or panforte, truffles, cheese and Cinta Sienese pig all feature. You will also meet Siena's best coffee maker who actually blends and roasts his own beans.  
Last modified on 01 April 2014

Day Food Tours in Parma

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With over 20 years of food tours experience, Parma Golosa can offer you unique gourmet experiences with visits and tastings at local producers of the most famous typical products of the Emilia Romagna Region: • Parmigiano Reggiano cheese• Prosciutto di Parma ham• Traditional Balsamic Vinegar• Culatello, the finest Italian cured meat. The tours can be done individually but are best done in combination outlined below.
Last modified on 08 May 2014

Grand Barbaresco Wine Tour

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Tasting Tours based in Asti propose this Grand Barbaresco wine tour to discover three producers located in the 3 villages of the Barbaresco region where only 1,200 acres are planted (the area is much smaller than the Barolo district).
Last modified on 31 March 2014

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