Tastes of Italy with Transat

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The sites, sounds, aromas and tastes will intertwine –satisfying all of your senses!

Tastes of Italy with 

$4129 for YYZ departures 

$5025 for Vancouver departures 

Tour Includes:

  • Roundtrip flights in Economy Class on board Air Transat
  • Roundtrip airport hotel transfers
  • Accommodation in double occupancy(standard room)
  • Two nights in Rome, two nights in Perugia, one night in Modena, one night in Verona, last two nights in Venice
  • Continental breakfast daily
  • Private city tour of Rome, Padua City and Assisi Tour
  • Tour of the Perugina house of chocolate, followed by ‘Chocolate Museum’ – chocolate tasting
  • Welcome dinner in local restaurant and pizza cooking class, including lunch in Rome
  • Parma ham, parmesan cheese and Balsamic experience tasting
  • Gourmet dinner with wine tasting in Verona
  • Bacari Tour in Venice
  • Rome Renaissance and Baroque Tour
  • Italian and Venetian alcoholic aperitif tasting in Venice during the Bacari tour.
  • Farewell dinner in Venice Mestre
  • Air conditioned coach transportation with tour guide throughout entire tour
  • Porterage, one piece per person
  • VAT and Rome city taxes

Tastes of Italy Tour

DAY 1
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12
DEPART TORONTO FOR ROME
ON AIR TRANSAT

DAY 2
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13
ARRIVAL IN ROME
Arrive at Rome airport. Your English Speaking tour leader will escort you to your hotel by private bus. Private three hour city tour of Rome. Free time following the excursion.Three course welcome dinner. Overnight. (D)

DAY 3
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14
EXCURSION & COOKING CLASS
Breakfast at hotel. Morning departure toNavona Square by private bus. Enjoy the‘Renaissance & Baroque in Rome + Pizza
Cooking Class’ excursion. Hosted by a professional ‘pizzaiolo’ chef in a real Pizzeria kitchen including a pizza lunch at the activity location. Return to hotel followed by free time.Dinner on your own. Overnight. (B,L)

DAY 4
MONDAY, OCTOBER 15
ROME, ASSISI & PERUGIA EXCURSION
Breakfast at hotel followed by check-out.Morning departure to Perugia by private bus.On the way stop in the town of Assisi for a private walking tour. Following the excursion depart for Perusia and check-in to your hotel followed by free time. Dinner on your own.Overnight. (B)


DAY 5

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16
PERUGIA EXCURSION
Breakfast at hotel. Morning departure to Perugia House of Chocolate for a two part tour of the ‘Chocolate Museum’ and ‘Chocolate Factory’ including tasting followed by a walking tour of the city. Free time. Dinner on your own.Overnight. (B)

DAY 6
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17
PERUGIA, CARPI & MODENA
Breakfast at hotel followed by check-out. Morning departure for Modena by private bus, check-in to hotel. Travel to a Balsamic Vinegar factory in the Modena and Carpi area for the‘Balsamic Experience’. Visit the facilities and cellars and enjoy a Parma ham and Parmesan cheese tasting, followed by dinner. Return to hotel. Overnight. (B, D)

DAY 7
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18
MODENA, PADUA & VERONA
Breakfast at hotel followed by check-out. Morning departure for Verona by private bus.On the way stop in Padua for a private walking tour. Check-in at hotel in Verona followed by free time. Gourmet dinner with wine tasting at a restaurant set among ancient Roman ruins.Overnight. (B, D) Flights

DAY 8
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19
VERONA & VENICE
Breakfast at hotel followed by check-out. Morning departure for Venice Mestre by private bus. Check-in at hotel. Travel to Tronchetto Island for a boat cruise to the Rialto area to enjoy the private ‘Bacari Tour’. Enjoy a walking tour including a tasting of the Italian and Venetian aperitifs ‘cicchetti’, ‘ombre’ and ‘spritz’ served alongside finger foods including a tasting of local fish-delicacies. Transfer by boat back to Tronchetto then private bus to Venice Mestre. Overnight. (B)

DAY 9
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20
VENICE & FAREWELL DINNER
Breakfast at hotel followed by free time. Late afternoon transfer with your group to a local Venice Mestre restaurant for a farewell dinner. Return to hotel by private bus. Overnight. (B, D)

DAY 10
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21
DEPARTURE

Breakfast in hotel followed by check-out and transfer to the Venice airport for your flight home.Flights are from Toronto and Vancouver via Air Transat. Price shown is per person, based on double occupancy in lead room category. Taxes andfees included. 

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