Wheels of parmigiano-reggiano on display in Parma, Italy

Spectacular Luxury Food Tour of Italy

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Parma, Casorate Sempione, Cinque Terre, Camogli...

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Suggested Duration

12 Days

The cuisine of the Italian Peninsula is an expression of joy blending on masterful artistry that you can sample, explore, and indulge in during your 11-day gourmet Italy tour. This culinary journey uncovers the ingredients but also the traditional heritage of its people. From truffles to Carbonara, Parmigiano to regional wines, discovering the food scene of Italy is diving into historic techniques and renowned local flavors.

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Trip Highlights

  • Learn the art and style of crafting Tuscan cuisine from a celebrated Michelin-starred chef during a private cooking class
  • Explore the exciting coastal views and quiet, colorful towns of Cinque Terre with a panoramic ferry ride or scenic hike along the trails connecting the town
  • Discover the essential flavors of Florence with a private food tour of the Central Market to sample authentic ingredients and street food like a local
  • Embrace the essential tastes of Parma by visiting a traditional prosciutto maker and a cheesemaker producing Parmigiano Reggiano to display the ingredients of the region
  • Delight in the mouthwatering cuisine of the Pallavicina court while dining at a Michelin-starred restaurant known for recreating historic cuisine
  • Enjoy the techniques and local seasonal ingredients of Parma cuisine when learning to make a multi-course meal under the guidance of a local chef
  • Uncover a different perspective of Rome on a golf cart tour to the Appian Way to view the hidden catacombs of the ancient imperial city
  • Wander the charming Renaissance streets of Florence with a private guide to witness the preserved treasures of Italy’s Enlightenment
  • Traverse the cobbled and medieval lanes of Orvieto, where the cathedral glistens with captivating mosaics and frescoes
  • Witness the exceptional detail, color, and design of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel during a private tour of the Vatican Museums

Starting Price

$7,951 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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4.78 stars based on 40 reviews.

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