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Italy Food & Wine Tours

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Italian cuisine is integral to its culture. Fertile countrysides boast centuries-old grapevines, and each city cherishes its local ingredients. Together, they tell a story of regional identity to create an experience that goes beyond just a meal. From handmade pasta to distinct wines, savor the taste of Italy when you create your own culinary vacation with Zicasso.

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  1. Describe your dream Italy food and wine tour.

  2. We match you with up to 3 top travel specialists (travel agencies). They compete to plan your trip and tour.

  3. Book the trip when you are satisfied.

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Sample Itineraries

Get inspired with our sample trips below. You can have any trip tailor made for your private travelAny number of days.
Any departure date. Any experience you want.

Medieval town of Tuscany-Montalcino with its famous vineyards

Wine and Golf Tour of Italy: An Escape to Vineyards & Fairways

8 Day Custom Tour

From $2,195

Only in the Italian countryside can the game of golf and exquisite wine tasting go hand-in-hand as you indulge in both throughout your vacation. Your custom tailored tour will combine the pleasures of the serene fairways with the flavors of celebrated wineries in the heart of Italy. See the treasures of Rome and sip a beautiful glass of wine in view of the famous Tuscan hills. Relax in a private villa and practice your swing on a driving range that overlooks the Tyrrhenian Sea. From the historical cellars to the championship courses, you will find the perfect combination of luxury and activity in the beautiful towns, the ancient monuments, and the secluded greens.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Grocery store on a street in Taormina, Sicily

Flavors of Sicily Tour: Wines, Private Cooking Classes & Excursions

8 Day Custom Tour

From $2,195

On the volcanic hills of Mt. Etna grow luscious vines absorbing the varied nutrients of the soil. Orange and olive groves run through the valleys. Farmhouses produce dishes equally as enchanting as award winning restaurants. On your custom tailored Sicily tour, your senses will come alive, enhanced by the gourmet gastronomy and traditional heritage derived from an amalgamation from around the Mediterranean. The wine has succulent notes, the pastries practically melt in your mouth, and the coffee is deeply layered with flavor, every moment bringing another treasure of both cuisine and history for you to savor.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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A cart full of wine bottles.

Wine Connoisseur's Dream Tour of Tuscany

8 Day Custom Tour

From $2,195

Whether a lover of wine or a self-professed connoisseur, you will indulge in the variety of Tuscan vineyards with this personalized gourmet itinerary of Italy. Medieval towers crown the hilltops, cypress trees line the country roads, and vineyards blanket the verdant knolls. Sample the exceptional wines known as Super Tuscans or leisurely sip the excellent wines of Montepulciano. Savor the familiar flavors of a home-cooked Italian meal and wander the cobbled lanes of a charming, hidden medieval town. Your dreams of a gourmet wine, gastronomy, and art experience come to life in the grandeur of Tuscany with this one week Italy itinerary.  

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Stunning landscape, vineyards in the hills of Piedmont, Italy

An Italian Wine Tasting Journey: From Piedmont to Tuscany Wine Tour

9 Day Custom Tour

From $2,470

Italy should be devoured! Piedmont with its mountains and Tuscany with its hills: fill your senses with tastes from award-winning vintners, wines that range from robust to comforting, old to young, and food that sings and melts in your mouth, all with medieval towns at your fingertips. Italy allows you to slow down, smell the grass, smell the food, smell the wine, see the land, touch history, and devour it all.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Culinary Delights of Umbria: Wine, Food, and more

7 Day Custom Tour

From $1,920

Umbria is for romance, for lovers of food, wine, history, and more. From the golden landscape that sweeps across the region, to the rich, red wines that are produced throughout the area, experience first hand why Umbria brings out the romantic in everyone. On this Umbria wine tour, you will discover that Umbria doesn’t wait for romance, it inspires it.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Alpine hut in Italy that produces and sells artisan cheese

Gastronomic Traditions of Italy Tour: Cheese Making, Olive Oil Pressing & More

8 Day Custom Tour

From $2,195

Encounter a side of unseen Italy in the undisturbed region of Abruzzo. Medieval castles remain strong, overlooking a valley of lush vines. The Apennine Mountains form extraordinary backdrops to historic hillside towns. Fishermen continue using ancient fishing techniques along the coastline. Shepherds traverse the undulating landscape, faithfully following their flock. Farms produce an abundance of flavorful cheeses, and vineyards make inspiring wines. Your custom tailored Italy tour immerses you in historical culture set in a divine landscape where the mountains meet the eastern shore.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Discover the endless charm of the Tuscan countryside near Florence

Enticing Flavors of Italy Tour: Private Cooking Courses, Wine & Olive Oil Tasting

8 Day Custom Tour

From $4,795

Your custom tailored Italy tour of private cooking courses, wine, and olive oil tasting takes you through the sites and flavors of Italy, exploring illustrious dishes every step of the way. The enticing aroma of fresh pasta emanates from a small restaurant in an antique building. Wander a medieval town with a chef as your guide, stepping into historic cheese and butcher shops to find the perfect ingredients to use for cooking. Michelangelo’s David stares down at you from a stunning perch etched in brilliant marble and eternalized in a gallant pose. The Colosseum lights up the night with powerful arches standing as a reminder of Rome’s continuous history.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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A villa and vineyard in Piedmont, northern Italy


Pleasures of Piedmont Tour: Wine, Truffles & Celebration

8 Day Custom Tour

From $2,195

In Italy, you can stand in an ancient cave-turned-wine-cellar and taste wine with roots dating back to the Roman Empire. Your handcrafted Piedmont Italy tour of wine and truffles takes you around Piedmont, filling each day with the sumptuous flavors of the region, from food to history. The eclectic aromas of the Truffle Festival mix with the enthusiastic calls of the crowd, each person aching to taste the unique concoctions created simply for the event. A sea of vineyards traipses over the hillside and the pleasurable flavors of the countryside can be as rich or delicate as an award-winning restaurant in the city.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Church of San Biagio in Montepulciano surrounded by Tuscan countryside

Food-Lover's Tour of Umbria and Tuscany

9 Day Custom Tour

From $2,785

Along with the rich culture and abundant historical sites, this 9-day tour of central Italy is designed to showcase the gastronomic greatness of the places you visit. From Umbria to Tuscany, the beating heart of Italian olive oil and wine production will be yours to enjoy along with the many other culinary delights. By the time you depart, you will have a better understanding of Italy's love affair with food.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Farmhouse with field of red poppy flowers in Tuscany, Italy

Charm & Romance in Italy’s Countryside: Tuscany and Umbria Tour

10 Day Custom Tour

From $2,745

Your romantic adventure together will keep your love at the forefront and be enhanced by the lush landscapes and majestic towns of Umbria and Tuscany on your personalized romantic tour of Italy. Enjoy a passionate embrace in a stunning vineyard before sampling celebrated Brunello di Montalcino, indulge in the uninterrupted company of each other as you drift down the Tiber River dining on a selection of delectable dishes, and then climb to the top of a medieval tower for unrivaled views of Tuscany. Take the chance to sneak a kiss around every corner, and fall in love anew amidst the beauty of Italy.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Impressive panoramic view of the city of Siena

Escorted Art, Food, and Culture Tour of Italy

10 Day Custom Tour

From $2,745

From awe-inspiring art to luscious landscapes, from the Trevi Fountain to Siena’s Campo to Florence’s unforgettable Duomo, this is a tour that will take you past your wildest dreams and beyond the places that tourists usually go. You’ll be moved, you’ll be inspired, you’ll be captivated: whatever you long to do and whoever you long to be, you can find it on this marvelous tour of Italy.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Traditional assortment of the fish market of the island town, Sicily

Exquisite Tour of Sicily’s Culinary Culture

10 Day Custom Tour

From $2,745

While the reputation of Italian wine and food is legendary, the true art of the vinicultural and culinary spirit will shine during you custom-tailored wine and food tour of Sicily. Over the course of nearly three millennia, Sicily has acted as the center of Mediterranean trade, bringing vibrant culture and sensational flavor to the rugged mountains, fertile plains, and golden coastline. You will experience the majestic mixture of customs and the alluring continuation of tradition within the context of modern luxury that unveils the beauty of the vines, the splendors of the seasonal ingredients, and the preservation of cultural heritage.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Cultural & Culinary Treasures of Emilia Romagna Tour

9 Day Custom Tour

From$3,892

Emilia Romagna brims with cultural riches that satiate music lovers, car fanatics, and culinary enthusiasts alike on this 9-day custom-tailored itinerary. Be immersed in the wealth of enchanting history and captivating flavors embodied in the restaurants of Bologna, dairy farms of Parma, artisan studios of Cremona, elegant race cars of Ferrari, and the lingering notes of the master composer, Giuseppe Verdi. Experience a modern take on traditional Bolognese cuisine at the Michelin three-star restaurant Osteria Francescana. Enter forbidden studies in the protected fairytale castle of the Este family and then sample delicate homemade tortelloni during a private cooking class. Embrace an enthusiasm for life in the beauty of food, music, cars, and history of Emilia Romagna throughout your vacation.

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