Italy Experience

Savour the many flavours of Italy on a journey from the canals of Venice to the cobblestone streets of Rome. Explore natural wonders, historic sites and picturesque villages on this special food-lovers' adventure. There is plenty of time to indulge in everything from fresh seafood and hearty wines to the finest balsamic vinegars and pesto in the world. This two-week trip is sure to tantalise all the senses.

Itinerary

Days 1-2 Venice

Travel to Italy and savour the many flavours of this gastronomic heaven on a journey from the canals of Venice to the cobblestone streets of Rome. Explore historic sites and picturesque villages on this special food-lovers' adventure through some of the most incredible places in Italy. There is plenty of time to indulge in everything from fresh seafood and hearty wines to the finest balsamic vinegars and pesto in the world. This two-week trip is sure to tantalise all the senses.

Day 3 Modena

Stock up on the region's famous balsamic vinegar at an acetaia, a house where the dressing is made in the attic. Don't leave town without feasting on Modena's specialities of prosciutto, tortellini and zampone - stuffed pig's trotter!

Days 4-5 Cinque Terre

Enjoy sweeping views across the Mediterranean from Cinque Terre's picturesque coastal path. Walk or catch a train between the five towns and be sure to Indulge in Liguria's famous pesto.

Days 6-7 Pisa/Florence

After marvelling at the Leaning Tower of Pisa, appreciate art treasures in Tuscany's romantic capital Florence and walk up to Piazzale Michelangelo to see the city at dusk.

Days 8-9 Perugia/Spello

Beautifully preserved Perugia is a great base for exploring Umbria. Take a daytrip to nearby Spello to sample local wines and food at a quaint enoteca.

Days 10-12 Naples/Sorrento

Look out for pizzerias bearing the words 'la vera pizza napolitana' and decide if Naples really does have the best pizza in the world. Enjoy time wandering through the incredible remnants of Pompeii on a daytrip and perhaps ascend the slopes of nearby Mt Vesuvius. Spend evenings in the beautiful town of Sorrento.

Days 13-15 Rome

Perhaps visit the Vatican City to see St Peter's Basilica, or stop by the impressive Colosseum that was originally built to hold up to 50,000 people, before indulging with a final Italian feast.

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