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Italian Culinary Tours

  Book NOW for Spring Italy tours

 

Join us in Italy this Spring for one of our Culinary Tours. We have partnered with Chef Stefano Corvucci from CIBO (Culinary Inst. Of Bologna) for these one-of-a-kind, all-inclusive (land only) small group tours.

Chef Stefano will be our host for these multi-day vacations. You will experience the rich art, food, and nature of Italy. Whether it is a trip to a fresco decorated church, a hike in the woods or visit to a local winery, Chef Stefano will be our personal guide during these all-inclusive tours. Cook along with him enjoying the solitude of an authentic mountain home and experience Italy like a local.

Email MJ from Guidetti's Marketplace to book your vacation. Tours are limited to a maximum of 8 people. Be sure to book now before they fill up. Fall 2022 dates are TBD at this time. 

Tour 1 May 10th-16th, 2022    6 Nights/7 Days

Cooking, art & multi-day hiking or e-bike (all levels welcome!)

$3000.00 USD per person (see payment details below)

Day 1- Mid-morning pick up Bologna Rail Station, spend afternoon in Ravenna enjoying the mosaic art, with lunch by the sea. A stop for wine tasting on our way to the mountain. Enjoy dinner and settle into our home for the week.

Day 2- Visit to local village, San Piero in Emilia Romagna. Lunch and shop for the evening’s meal. Late afternoon at home. Option of rest, short walk to town, enjoy a café or gelato. Evening cooking lesson and dinner.

Day 3- Spend the day on Mt. Fumaiolo. After breakfast at home, choose to hike, e-bike, or jeep ride to our mountain shelter for lunch. Return home for rest and prepare for evening cooking lesson and dinner.

Day 4- Drive to Assisi and tour the Basilica of San Francesco in Umbria. Then lunch together in the town of Sansepolcro We will discover the life and art of Piero della Francesco.  Evening cooking lesson and dinner.

Day 5- Enjoy a relaxing morning at home, then a visit to the Franciscan Sanctuary of La Verna in Tuscany. Back home for evening cooking lesson and dinner.

Day 6- Hike (or choice of car ride) to visit source of the Tiber River. Choice of longer hike, e-bike tour, or visit to local village to gather ingredients for dinner.

Day 7- Mid-morning departure. Farewell lunch in the town of Anghiari, before departure to Florence Santa Maria Novella rail station for drop off.

 

Tour 2 May 19th-25th, 2022    6 Nights/7 Days

Cooking, 1 day hiking or e-bike (all levels welcome!), Classic and Contemporary Art.

$3000.00 USD per person (see payment details below)

Day 1- Mid-morning pick up Bologna Rail Station, spend afternoon in Ravenna enjoying the mosaic art with lunch by the sea. A stop for wine tasting on our way to the mountain. Enjoy dinner and settle into our home for the week.

Day 2- Visit to local village, San Piero in Emilia Romagna. Lunch and shop for the evening’s meal. Late afternoon at home. Option of rest, short walk to town, enjoy a café or gelato. Evening cooking lesson and dinner.

Day 3- Spend the day on Mt. Fumaiolo. After breakfast at home, chose to hike, e-bike or jeep ride to our mountain shelter for lunch. Return home for rest and prepare for evening cooking lesson and dinner.

Day 4- Drive to Assisi and tour the Basilica of San Francesco in Umbria. Then lunch together in the town of Sansepolcro We will discover the life and art of Piero della Francesco.  Evening cooking lesson and dinner.

Day 5- Enjoy a relaxing morning at home, then visit neighboring towns of Petrella Guidi, Pennabilli, & San Leo in Montefeltro to discover the art, history and local foods. Evening cooking lesson and dinner.

Day 6- Contemporary Art Day- Visit to Citta di Castello, (Umbria) discover the art and life of Alberto Burri. Return home to create a thematic dinner based on the days art.

Day 7- Mid-morning departure. Farewell lunch in the town of Anghiari before departure to Florence Santa Maria Novella rail station for drop off.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

About our tours: Tours include all meals, accommodations, transportation to/from destinations while you are with us, wine tastings & entrance fees.  At times, our schedule may change due to weather or days/times of openings.  We appreciate your flexibility.

About the home:  We will be staying in a stone house originally built as a monastery. The home is on 3 levels, with all bedrooms and bathrooms located on the top floor. There are 3 double bedrooms (each with one bed) and one single room. Two shared bathrooms.

If you need alternative accommodation, just ask and we will do our best to arrange it for you.

Cost/Payment: $3000.00/per person

Because of the limited availability and customization of each experience, registration is a firm commitment. A 25% non-refundable deposit is required to reserve classes or vacations. Full payment is required at least 30 days prior to the event. You may switch to a different date, at least 15 days prior to the class or vacation. No reimbursement will be provided in case of client cancellation. You may send someone in your place if you are unable to meet the cancellation deadline.

In the event of a government action restricting travel as a result of COVID-19, your payment will be fully refundable.

 

For questions, to register or to book your own private tour contact MJ Guidetti at info@guidettis.com  or call 206-353-2468.

We look forward to traveling with you!

 


 

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

To get the most out of your time with us, we recommend booking a 5-7 day tour. Arrive a few days early to settle into your new timezone. Don't forget, I'm always here to answer your questions! info@guidettis.com

Secure your space with a 25% non-refundable deposit by, with remaining due 30 days prior to the start of your tour.

Cancellation Policy

Because of the limited availability and customization for each experience, registration is a firm commitment. A 25% non-refundable deposit is required to reserve classes or vacations. Full payment is required at least 30 days prior to the event. You may switch your class to a different date at least 15 days prior to the class, no reimbursement will be provided in case client of cancellation. You may send someone in your place if you are unable to meet the cancellation deadline.

In the event of a government action restricting travel as a result of Covid 19 your payment will be fully refundable.