Just like food, art and wine, spirits fuel the Italian lifestyle. Blending cultural delights with distilled epicurean treasures, this luxury tour of Italy presents the boot’s north, highlighting Milan, Turin and Venice. Explore the heritage of these cities with private sightseeing, then savor their unique zest with food and wine tours. Visit a chocolate laboratory in Turin, tour Venice’s bacari wine bars, take classes on Campari and make your own vermouth. Toasting your way around Italy’s north, master la dolce vita with vigor.
- Tour Casa Martini, the home of Martini, in Turin, and learn to blend your very own vermouth
- Partake in the foodie lifestyle of Venice by taking in the city’s typical wine bars called bacari
- Sample some of Italy’s favorite spirits, grappa at Poli distillery and liqueurs at Luxardo, near Padua
Starting in Milan and ending in Venice, this luxury tour of Italy features 6 nights of accommodations (2 nights in Milan, 2 in Turin and 2 near Padua) in 4 star hotels, with full buffet breakfasts. Private sightseeing tours (in Milan, Turin and Venice) come complete with entrance fees. Also included are a variety of food and wine tours, such as guided visits to a chocolate laboratory, a grappa distillery and liqueur producers, plus masterclasses at Casa Martini. Several aperitifs and lunches are also part of this food and wine tour of Italy. Available as a self-drive, the tour can also be done in deluxe vans with private English-speaking drivers. Professional assistance is provided throughout.