Italy Real Food Adventure

with Intrepid Travel

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8 day tour from $3,160 per person twin share*

Sales from 12 June 2019 to 31 December 2019

Italians are the masters of creating simple dishes that sing with flavour. Regional, seasonal and as fresh as possible, Italy’s cuisine is hearty, satisfying and made with heart. Inspired by the kitchens of the nonna, Italy’s food is authentic and surprising – pizza and pasta are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the diverse array of unforgettable food you’ll find on this adventure that travels from Venice to Rome via San Gimignano and Bologna.

Highlights: • Local leaders give an insider guide to this epicurean wonderland • Taste real balsamic vinegar in an attic acetaia • A farmstay in Tuscany gives insight into the wine and olive productiton in the region • Walk part of the Pilgrim's route, the glorious Via Francigena • Hands-on cooking classes led by local masters; roll pasta like a pro and prepare authentic tagliatelle al ragu in the city where it started

Valid for travel: 13 & 27 September, 4 October 2019; 17 April, 8, 15, 22 & 29 May, 12 & 19 June, 17 July, 7 & 21 August, 4, 11, 18 & 25 September, 2 October 2020. Price based on 4 October 2019.

Itinerary: Tour travels from Venice to Rome visiting Bologna, Emilia Romana & San Gimignano.


  • 5 nights in hotel accommodation
  • 2 nights at a Farmstay
  • Daily breakfast, 1 lunch & 3 dinners
  • Transportation by private vehicle, train, Metro & bus
  • Venice - Welcome Aperitivo, Cicchetti Tasting, Venetian Breakfast & Market Tour
  • Bologna - Pasta Making Class including Dinner
  • Modena - Acetaia Visit, Trattoria Lunch
  • Agriturismo - Wine Tour & Tasting, Olive Oil tasting
  • San Gimignano - Orientation Walk & Town Tour, Wine Museum, Gelateria Visit

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Terms and Conditions: *Terms & conditions apply. Valid for sales until 31 December 2019, unless withdrawn or sold out earlier. Prices are per person based on share twin accommodation in New Zealand dollars for payment by cash, cheque or eftpos only. A non-refundable deposit of $400 per person per trip is to be paid for confirmation of booking. If booking is made within 56 days of the scheduled departure date, then the full amount is payable at the time of booking. Minimum age of 15 years is required at the time of travel. All travellers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian, or by an escort over the age of 18 appointed by their legal guardian. General Conditions: Prices are correct as at 12 June 2019, subject to availability, currency fluctuation & may be amended or withdrawn at any time without notice. Amendment and cancellation fees apply. Payment & ticketing deadlines apply. Minimum & maximum stays may apply. Blackout date & seasonal surcharges may apply depending on date of travel & over peak holiday periods. Travel Agent professional service fees may apply. Prices are in New Zealand dollars for payment by cash, cheque & eftpos only. We welcome all major credit cards however a credit card processing fee will apply. Children & Infant prices may be available on request. Whilst every care is taken to accurately present the information & pricing we reserve the right to correct any errors or omissions. Further terms & conditions apply. Contact us for further details.