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Northern Italian Food & Wine Tour

Departure Dates
Toronto Departure: June 24, 2006
Italian Return: July 8, 2006

Price: $4,995.00 Cdn

Travelling by coach through the rolling hills of Alba and Asti we’ll enjoy the wine and food of Piedmonte, such as truffles and porcini mushrooms. Next we travel southwest to Genoa to wander through the early morning street markets and dine at the “Antica Osteria del Bai”. Spend a lazy day in the picturesque villages of Cinque Terra, then to Tuscany. Lunch at Trattoria La Buatino in Lucca and on to admire the wonders of Pisa. We visit the ancient hill towns of San Gimignano, Volterra and Sienne and taste the wines of Machiavelli, Brunello di Barbi and Castello Vicchiomaggio. Stroll the streets of Florence and along the Ponte Del Vecchio.
 
 In Bologna it's the shops and markets filled with the best that Italy has to offer. Close by at Monte del Re we enjoy the majesty of a 13th century castello. While in Bologna we’ll day trip to Parma and Modena. In Parma we’ll tour a producer of Italys' most famous cheese, Parmigiano Reggiano and sample Prosciutto Di Parma. On our way to Modena we’ll lunch on the regions famous cured salumi at Trattoria Scarica . In Modena we’ll tour an acetaia and attend a tasting of Aceto Balsamico Di Modena, hosted by the producers. In Bologna, the most famous region for food in all of Italy, we’ll dine at L’800 Enoteca Restaurant L’Escargotiere. We enjoy a final evening at Ristorante Diana, Bologna’s most renowned restaurant, before making our return to Toronto the following day.
 
We'd love to have you join us! Please take the time to register now to avoid disappointment. Since applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, a payment for the full fee or a 50% deposit must accompany your application to reserve your space. The entire fee must be paid 60 days prior to the departure date.
 

Price Includes:

Airfare (Toronto departure only)
Flight Cancellation Insurance
Hotel accommodation based on double occupancy
Single room supplement $500.00 Cdn.
Land and sea transportation in Italy.
Daily breakfast, 6 midday and 6 evening
meals served with wine included.
2 chef hosts to accompany the group.
Entrance to scheduled points of interest

 
There will be a maximum of 16 travelers per group.
 
Travel arrangements made through Senate Travel University Travel Services, the full service faculty and staff travel division of the Canadian Universities Travel Service Ltd, which is owned by the Canadian Federation of Students
 
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