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Italy's Epicurean Journey - The Italian on Tour
Italy's Epicurean Journey - The Italian on Tour
stephanie "Decided to finally go to Italy after almost 20 years. Giovanni and Chantelle took great care of us the entire week. All our visits were to local wine makers and small producers, what at treat. On the last day they even came with us shopping in town and dedicated a whole afternoon to us, helping us get small gifts for our friends and family. We could have not asked for a better vacation, Marche ..."
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21 reviews
Starts
Rome
+16 Destinations
Central Italy
Ends
Ascoli Piceno
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Highlights

  • Visit Ascoli Piceno, an Italian jewel
  • Enjoy a private cooking class
  • Discover Loreto, a sister city of Nazareth, and its charm
  • Walk around ancient medieval borghi
Age range
18 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
8
Transportation
Private Vehicle
Physical Rating
Active
Travel style
Food & Culinary, Cooking classes, Local Guide, Wine tasting
Start in Rome and end in Ascoli Piceno! With the food & culinary tour Italy's Epicurean Journey, you have a 9 day tour package taking you from Rome to Ascoli Piceno and through Rome, Italy and 11 other destinations in Italy. Italy's Epicurean Journey is a small group tour that includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • RF
    Written on October 4, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    My wife an I had the good fortune to join four others for a tour of the Ascoli Piceno area of Italy in September 2018 led by Giovanni and Chantelle. If you are interested in avoiding the touristy of parts Italy, if your are interested in gaining a better... Read more

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  • L
    Written on September 29, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    This tour was without doubt the best tour we have done. Giovanni and Chantelle have put together a package that is second to none. Their intimate local knowledge enables them to take you to amazing places that are not crowded and generally not on most... Read more

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  • A
    Written on September 29, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    The experience provided by Giovanni and Chantelle is second to none. Their intimate knowledge of Ascoli Piceno and the area enables them to take you to places that are yet to be discovered by the crowds, enabling you to have a very relaxed and privileged... Read more

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  • RS
    Written on July 20, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Best trip ever! Ascoli Piceno is a lovely town in Italy. It has great piazzas, good food and wonderful wine. The town is friendly. The tour itself was amazing. We itinerary was spot on- enough free time, interesting towns, great food and wine. Don’t... Read more

    The Italian on Tour commented on this review
    Thank you Rachel for the amazing review! It was such a pleasure to show you and Brian our Italy. We truly hope to have you come visit again :) All the best, Giovanni & Chantelle
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  • PD
    Written on November 20, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    We traveled at the end of September and were blessed with beautiful weather our entire stay! The highlight of the trip was the absolutely superb food and our lunch by the water on our last day, certainly the best seafood we have ever tasted! Paul... Read more

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  • L
    Written on November 8, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Stellar week in Italy! Never thought I could see so much in just a few days. The food and wine experience exceeded our expectations being completely private for our small group of 6 people! Lucy, San Francisco, California

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  • L
    Written on November 8, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Stellar trip all the way! Everything exceeded our expectations. We particularly appreciated being picked up every morning from our hotel and being treated like absolute kings for the entire duration of the trip! Thank you Giovanni and Chantelle Lucy, San... Read more

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  • L
    Written on November 8, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    The tour exceeded our expectations in every way! Our hotel was in a 18th century palace and steps away from the center of town. Certainly the highlight of the week was the wine taste done in the vineyard and our cooking class which was also in a historic... Read more

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  • JW
    Written on November 4, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    We spent 9 amazing days exploring this region of Italy we had never heard of before. The best part for us was the absence of lines and large amounts of tourists everywhere we went. Certainly the best food and wine experience we ever had as well as... Read more

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  • S
    Written on October 12, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Decided to finally go to Italy after almost 20 years. Giovanni and Chantelle took great care of us the entire week. All our visits were to local wine makers and small producers, what at treat. On the last day they even came with us shopping in town and... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Rome to Ascoli
    Start point Info Point in Terminal 3 at Rome's Fiumicino Airport, Fiumicino – Leonardo da Vinci International Airport, Via dell'Aeroporto 320, Fiumicino, Roma 00054, Italy 11:30
  2. Day 2: Pecorino Paradiso
  3. Day 3: Let's Cook
  4. Day 4: Wine & Roman Times
  5. Day 5: Formidable fortresses and Unforgettable views
  6. Day 6: A Morning of Italian Cooking
  7. Day 7: Seaside Sightseeing
  8. Day 8: Ascoli Piceno, the City of Travertine and 100 Towers
  9. Day 9: Arriverderci!
  10. Itinerary Disclaimer
  11. Level of Activity
    End point Ascoli's Piceno's bus or train station, Ascoli Piceno, Ascoli Piceno, Italy 10:00 - 12:00

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

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  • Meals

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  • Transport

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Videos

  • Ascoli Piceno
  • Western Europe Travel Guide
  • Villages of Marche
  • Green Countryside of Le Marche
  • Offida
  • Renaissance Theatres
  • Fermo
  • Le Marche: Sea to Sky
  • The Italian on Tour
Ascoli Piceno

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  • John16th December 2018
    Any organization requires good, knowledgeable people to make it a success, and that was the case here. My questions were answered so well, I booked immediately with complete confidence I made the correct (right) decision. The trip is on!

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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 523 km.
  • Rome (Italy)
  • 138 km
  • Ascoli Piceno (Italy)
  • 14 km
  • Offida (Italy)
  • 14 km
  • Ascoli Piceno (Italy)
  • 29 km
  • Moresco (Italy)
  • 29 km
  • Ascoli Piceno (Italy)
  • 12 km
  • Civitella del Tronto (Italy)
  • 12 km
  • Ascoli Piceno (Italy)
  • 22 km
  • Ripatransone (Italy)
  • 22 km
  • Ascoli Piceno (Italy)
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