Travelling around Italy remains one of those rare experiences in life – like a perfect spring day or the power of first love – that can never be overrated. In few places do history, art, fashion, food and la dolce vita ('the good life') intermingle so effortlessly. In Italy you'll find sunny isles, glacial lakes and fiery volcanoes, rolling vineyards and urban landscapes harbouring more UNESCO World Heritage sites than any other country on Earth. Few places offer such variety and few visitors leave without a fervent desire to return.
This leisurely cycling tour will meander through a beautiful land of vineyards, olive groves and stunning scenery with medieval villages in the distance shaping the landscape and mesmerising you to another time. This tour combines your cycling passion with an authentic experience of the Tuscany highlights.
If you've been to Tuscany before (or perhaps not) and you are looking for something a bit more than the typical tourists villages and experiences, this is a short stay designed for you. Get under the radar and explore some of the lesser known but still fascinating aspects of this famous region.
Food and wine lovers, you've found the perfect week long private tour of Sicily. Travel west to east and take in all the this delicious island has to offer. Wines and food from ancient times through to today.
This is a perfect introduction to the wines of Sicily. Spend six days privately touring east to west, meeting winemakers and visiting the ancient sites which make this island such a fascinating destination.
Join this fun-filled culinary adventure where you will be based at a gourmet farmhouse, located in the country outside of Bologna. Unwind and enjoy good company in a beautiful atmosphere, and in between cooking classes, visit the best local food artisans and discover how slow food products are made.
Make the charming Franciacorta in the Italian Lakes region your home for a few days. Challenge your senses to new heights as you immerse yourself into spectacular surrounds while your tastebuds get led astray! This villa stay package will have you relaxed and fulfilled in no time.
An unusual nine day group tour that combines the best of Piedmonte in northern Italy and Burgundy in France. This all inclusive wine and food exploration will have you visiting the likes of Barolo, Barbaresco, Alba, Beaune and Burgundy, as well as a short stop in the Lavaux vineyards of Switzerland! Cooking classes, wine tastings and wine dinners as well as truffle hunting are all featured here.
Be sure to consider this tour which includes Umbria, the so called 'green heart' of Italy. Not only do you taste the best of traditional Tuscany but you will venture into neighbouring Umbria to uncover some hidden gems too. This one off group departure is a great way to see and taste some of Italy's finest.
Join this one-off group departure to explore Puglia (the heel of Italy's boot). Eat, drink and cook your way through the sparkling coastal villages. Stay in countryside 'masseria' and villas. It's the perfect way to see this less-visited part of Italy in a cost effective, yet still enjoyable way.
From the steep slopes of Montalcino to the soft hills that run from Bolgheri towards the Mediterranean sea, discover two famous wines, and in so doing embrace the heart of Tuscany and sample the best of its great wines: Nobile, Brunello, Chianti, Vernaccia, Bolgheri and Sassicaia
This is a region to be discovered and enjoyed: rolling, vineyard covered hills, with the white peaks of the Alps as a backdrop; this is the cradle of the slow food' movement, and we meander along the famous Barolo, Barbaresco, and Gavi vineyards. Taste the many regional delicacies: the spicy Bagna Cauda', fine chocolates, an infinite variety of cheeses and of course, the king of this area, the famous white truffle of Alba. The lands of the Langhe and Monferrato, still to a great extent, are unknown to many, and are quite special. Here you will experience great food, excellent wines and you will stay in many unique accommodations.
Life is too short not to eat, drink and be merry. Enjoy a largely undiscovered corner of Italy, and all the while be immersed in authentic Adriatic charm. Food and wine abound.
Come to Puglia, in the heel of the Italian boot, where life is still beautifully simple, the waters crystal clear and the food offering unrivalled.
Join this small group food and wine adventure, from Australia. Explore the culinary delights of three countries, culminating in spending three days with celebrity chef Jacques Reymond in Burgundy.
Immerse yourself for a week long cooking experience of Tuscan cuisine. Explore the best if region's hilltop towns and medieval villages, from the base of your charming villa.
Privately hosted seven day package with two night stays in Genoa, Cinque Terre area and Sestri Levante. A perfect introduction to the Italian Riviera.
This tour is for travellers who have the time to truly indulge in this wonderful region. Indulging in Tuscany for 14 days gives you the opportunity to connect with the region in a special way. Whilst not touring you will have the opportunity to relax by the pool and also learn how to cook traditional Tuscan dishes by one of our local chefs.
This Best of Tuscany seven day tour takes you to the region's most renowned locations allowing you to experience some of the many treasures this wonderful region has to offer; from the tour locations, sumptuous regional food and wine, whilst connecting you with the locals.
Savour creamy farm-produced burrata. Sip wine beneath grape-heavy vines. Sample fresh-from-the-ocean seafood. Inspired by the slow food movement, this tour introduces the culinary traditions, tucked away villages and breathtaking architecture of this sublime corner of Italy.
A memorable week visiting iconic sights and immersing yourself in the Tuscan cuisine and gourmet cooking classes. This is a balance between the ultimate culinary experience and the best Tuscany has to offer.
If you were to combine the best tastes of Piedmont and Liguria into one week, this would be it! Here is a private package showcasing everything from famous Barolo wines to Pesto and hazelnuts, and the scenery goes from the hazy rolling hills of vineyards to the sparkling coastal waters and rugged cliffs of the Cinque Terre.
This is a super economical way to do food and wine in Sicily! Join a small group and enjoy the company of like minded travellers as you taste you way through a week of Sicily's most delicious foods & wines.
This is an eleven day private wine tour, which not only focusses on the best wineries in Sicily but also highlights the cultural heritage of the island. Staying in five star properties throughout, your private driver/guide will share his local knowledge and introduces you to local wine makers and food artisans.
This private, luxury wine tour is for those who have a keen interest in all that tastes fabulous. Spend ten days on the islands of Sicily and Salina in pursuit of the unique wines of each. From Etna Rosso to Malvasia della Lipari, cooking classes and Modica chocolate this is a beautiful exploration of Italy's southern gems.
The most perfect of weeks for wine lovers. Immerse yourself in Tuscany's Montepulciano region and get to know their famous reds. This private tour sees you staying in one location for the duration and making a series of day trips to surrounding villages and wineries. Ideal for those wanting to taste and learn on location!
Celebrate all that is Tuscany in this delightful private short stay. Visit local artisans and producers, learn the classic recipes of the region and immerse yourself into the local way of life. A perfect package for those keen to learn more about the tastes of Tuscany and gain an authentic experience.
Uncover the lesser known, yet still wonderful, wine producers of Tuscany. This one off small group tour will see you departing from Florence and making your way leisurely through the vineyards to Rome. Taking in hilltop villages and ancient towns, highlighted by wine tastings and artisan visits along the way.
This is the perfect way to see Sicily. It's a wonderful blend of self drive independence and hosted, private touring in each city.
Satisfy your culinary cravings with delicious truffle infused cuisine, paired with the finest Barolo and Barbaresco wines in an idyllic setting, amidst rolling plains, mountainous green hills and the Alps.
A comprehensive week-long package in the region of Perugia, highlighted with regional wines and cuisine. This is a private tour, operating from a single location so there is a home base from which you will explore the local region. This is Italy's Green Heart!
The packages you see on this website are just an idea of what is possible. Everything is completely customisable. Simply get in touch and tell us what you would like to change.