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.
Perugia – An Olive Orientation
From olive orchards to vineyards that stretch to the horizon, Central Italy is known for being a gastronomic paradise. Into this tasty world you will step on your first day, which will be designed to bring you closer to the cuisine of this vibrant peninsula. After your arrival in Rome, you will make your way into Italy's Umbria region, where you will enjoy lunch at an authentic olive press and winery before an optional visit to the hilltop town of Orvieto. By the time you arrive at your rustic accommodations, you will already be well on your way to a mouthwatering Italian adventure.
Perugia – Strolling Through the Ages
Perugia – Basking in Umbrian Hospitality
Montepulciano – Authentic Olive Harvest
Montepulciano – UNESCO World Heritage Site
San Gimignano – Wine-Soaked Tuscany
San Gimignano – From Lucca to Pisa
San Gimignano – In Search of Tasty Truffles