Italy Cooking Vacations and Food Tours
Bella Italy offers up its beauty everywhere, from sensuous foods to soft sunsets upon sun-kissed hills and centuries-old villas. Within charming towns, local people go about their daily lives amid extravagant masterpieces of art history and ancient ruins. It’s the perfect place to explore culture through cuisine.
Romantic, flavorful Tuscany is the iconic spot for an Italian cooking vacations. Connect with local residents, savor delicious pastas and the freshest local produce, and discover a country that enchants travelers with its old-world charms and breathtaking scenery. Hunt for truffles with trained dogs, taste exciting regional wines and exceptional cheeses. Our Tuscany food tour also takes you to art-drenched Florence, home to masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture: the Duomo cathedral engineered by Brunelleschi and a bell tower by Giotto, Michelangelo’s “David,” Botticelli’s “The Birth of Venus” and da Vinci’s “Annunciation.”
Or perhaps Sicily and its Byzantine, Greek, and Roman past call to you. The Baroque, southeastern part of the island is known as the Val di Noto, once part of the Spanish Empire. It is made up of eight distinctive Unesco World Heritage towns noted for their flamboyant architecture from the 17th and 18th centuries. Grinning masks, grostesque flourishes, and chubby putti are around every corner. This part of Italy is doubly blessed with beautiful baroque architecture and a thriving food and wine scene.
Our immersive Italy food tours are among our most popular—definitely a trip of a lifetime. Please call 1-800-567-9400 or email us for more information.