Discover Italy

FOOD & WINE TOUR

Customized tours for the discovery of the Italian cuisine through the regions of the “Bel Paese”, their wines and culinary specialities that characterize them:

  • Piedmont: Rice, gorgonzola cheese, truffle and his majesty the “Barolo”
  • Valle d’Aosta: Fontina cheese, jambon de bosse and « Blanc de Morgex »
  • Lombardy: Bresaola (Dread beef) from Valtellina, Torrone sweet (nougat) from Cremona and Franciacorta wines
  • Venetian: Radicchio, asparagus and “Prosecco of Valdobbiadene”
  • Trentino Alto Adige: Speck ham, Malaga’s cheese and “Mueller Thurgau”
  • Friuli Venezia Giulia: St. Daniele’s ham and Friulian “Tocai”
  • Emilia Romagna: His majesty the “Culatello” (raw ham), Parmesan cheese, balsamic vinegar and “Lambrusco”
  • Tuscany: olive oil, Ribollita soup, Fiorentina steak, Panforte sweet, “Chianti” and the noble “Brunello”
  • Umbria: chocolate, saffron and the “Sagratino di Montefalco”
  • Lazio: Pasta Carbonara, Abbacchio meat, artichokes and wines from Lazio Hills
  • Campania: pizza, buffalo mozzarella, Limoncello liquor, “Greco di Tufo” and “Falanghina”
  • Puglia: “Orecchiette” pasta, burrata cheese, Altamura bread, “Negramaro” and “Primitivo di Manduria”
  • Sicily: Olive oil, caciocavallo cheese, capers from Pantelleria, almonds, pistachio nuts, “Zibibbo”, “Passito” and “Nero d’Avola”
  • Sardinia: pecorino cheese, red tuna fish, Carasau bread and “Cannonau”
  • Calabria: citrus fruits, bergamot, olives, “soppressata” salami and “Gaglioppo”
  • Marche: lentils, “ascolana” olives, pit cheese and “Verdicchio”
  • Liguria: basil pesto, focaccia bread, anchovies and “Pigato”

 


 

Not the usual tours…OUR PLUS
  • Technical visits in cellars and vineyards, with the possibility to meet directly enologists/agronomists and the owners
  • Visits to wine research centers and institutional authorities with the possibility to attend and/or organize seminars and tastings
  • Meetings with winemakers associations and comparative tastings with different wines from different regions/vine variety
  • Visits to gastronomical producers (cheese, oil, rice, caviar, salami, spirits, liquors, etc.)
  • Show cooking and/or meeting with prestigious chefs who will introduce their culinary philosophy, followed by tastings
  • Visits to the most famous Italian gastronomy “boutiques” (Eataly, Pek, etc.)
  • Themed tastings (sparkling wines, “passiti” wines, etc.) with professionists
  • Short specialist courses: grapes tasting, wine scents, etc.
  • Cooking lessons

 


 

SPORTS AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Piedmont

  • Motors: Borgoticino Go – kart track trail of and Maggiora Park
  • Golf: Golf Club Bogogno, Golf Club Castel Conturbia and Golf Club Des Illes Borromées.
  • Cycling Routes: Valle del Ticino National Park and the southern side of the province
  • Valsesia and rafting
  • The adventure Parks of Piedmont
  • The largest ski area: Monterosa Sky, Sestriere

Italy

  • •Italy and Motors: Maranello’s circuit and Museum Ferrari, Monza and Mugello’s motor – racing,  and Imola.
  • •Genova Boat Show
  • •On boat, Italy from an alternative point of view
  • •Football, the great tradition of Italian sports

 


 

CULTURE

Piedmont and Novara

  • •Antonelli: from Turin to Novara province, a journey through his works
  • •Novara and its museums
  • •The tradition of sacred mountains in Novara
  • •Novara, the city of the great international exhibitions
  • •The ancient tradition in Novara: The Miracle of Flowers, the fagiolata of St Giulio, Novara Rinascimentale and the memory of the Battle of Bicocca

Italy

  • The major Film Festivals: Turin, Venice, Rome and Taormina
  • The great international exhibitions and Biennials
  • The tradition of Carnival in Italy: Viareggio the workshops of master driveways
  • Artisanship: leatherwear, Murano’s glasses, Sicilian maioliche, Tuscan faience, design and furniture.

 


 

WELLNESS
  • Piedmont: SPA Premia, and Aqui Terme
  • Valle d’Aosta : SPA Prés Saint Didier
  • Liguria : SPA Pigna
  • Veneto : SPA Abano Terme, Montegrotto
  • Tuscan : SPA Saturina, Grotte Giusti
  • Campania: Ischia

 


 

SHOPPING AND FASHION
  • Vicolungo Outlet, Serravalle, and the factory outlet of the Italian fashion.