Food & Wine: Northern Italy & the Italian Riviera
- Duration: 12 or 14 days
- Group size: 14-28
- Reviews: 73
Eating isn’t just a part of the daily grind here—it’s a full-on art form. Stand beside the masters in their kitchens, farms, and wineries and learn the ins and outs of the region’s knockout delights. From wine on the Riviera to Parmigiano-Reggiano in Parma to fresh-cooked tagliatelle in Bologna, prepare to indulge in the best the region has to offer.
- 10 nights in handpicked hotels
- 10 breakfasts
- 3 lunches
- 4 dinners with beer or wine
- 2 wine tastings
- Barolo wine tasting
- Castle of Grinzane
- Parmigiano-Reggiano tasting
- balsamic vinegar tasting
A great tour with a combination of wine, food, great company, historical sights and our Tour Director went above and beyond throughout the whole tour! We would highly recommend this tour!
My recent Food and Wine of Northern Italy tour was one of the best I've taken with Go Ahead , and our Tour Director, Sabra, was fantastic. The attention to all facets of each scheduled excursion elevated them unbelievably . Where they were held, the people involved, the personal touches of meeting...
A great value for the money! We had a wonderful time discovering and learning about northern Italian cuisine, wines, and culture. We took the extension to Venice (my first time) and it was life-changing! If you are into additions to this, look into adding a couple of days in advance in Milan to see ...
This was a wonderful experience. Our gude Sabra was exceptional and really made the trip for us. I was made to feel that my good experience was of up most importance. A wonderful variety of experiences with just a couple so,so! Would not hesitate to enthusiastically recommend Go Ahead to anyone ...
When the tour visited wonderful wineries, gelato makers, makers of balsamic vinegar and parmesan cheese, it was a winner! The hosts were enthusiastic and welcoming and the meals served to us at these venues were delicious and were accompanied by very good wine. One of the best activities was the c...
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Here's the nitty-gritty—where you’ll stay, how you’ll get there, and what to know about your destination before you go.
We handpick every hotel to strike the balance of comfort, location, and local charm. Specific accommodations will vary based on your departure date, but these are frequently used hotels for this tour and we're confident you'll be satisfied.
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