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Flavors of Northern Italy
October 03, 2020 – October 11, 2020

Settle in and spend time learning and enjoying Northern Italian culinary traditions con gusto. A key ingredient of this signature journey is the luxury of unpacking once and dedicating your days to the rich cultural opportunities unique to this region.

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Program Highlights:
    • With your small group (maximum 19 guests), enjoy seven nights accommodations at a historic, family-owned country farmhouse amidst a wine and olive oil-producing estate.
    • Take in the area’s layered history, with visits to Verona’s 2,000-year-old Roman arena and the magnificent medieval Castelvecchio along the River Adige.
    • In the famed Valpolicella and Trentino wine regions, visit family-owned and -operated vineyards, meeting the esteemed vintners and discovering their unique varietals. Enjoy exclusive tastings and presentations, learning how wine-making traditions have been passed down through generations.
    • Admire the panoramic beauty at captivating Lago di Garda—Italy’s largest lake.
    • While chefs and producers divulge secrets of their crafts, sample the best of Northern Italy’s specialties like gnocchi di pane, savory spiedini and sweet sbrisolona.
    • See Palazzo Ducale—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—which was the royal residence of the Gonzaga family from 1328 to 1707.
    • What's included: 7 nights accommodations; 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, and 7 dinners served with wine; all lessons, private tours and tastings, and special small-group excursions as noted on the 9-day itinerary; full guiding services of an Orbridge Travel Director and expert local guides; private motor coach transportation; luggage handling; gratuities to Orbridge Travel Director, local guides, and drivers; and airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times.