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'TASTES of ABRUZZO' Tour (4 days)

If you are planning a trip to Italy, it is absolutely essential to indulge in the local cuisine with its great food and wine.  Italian food is regional so varies amazingly from one region to another.

Have you always dreamed of experiencing an extensive food tour of Italy? Travelling with Luciana, you will certainly experience Italian cuisine at its best with fresh, seasonal, local produce accompanied perfectly with local award winning wines making your trip to Italy one to remember.

Read on to find out more about our “Tastes of Abruzzo” tour.

About the Day Tours

Our “Tastes of Abruzzo” tour will show you how to truly experience the undiscovered gem of central Italy. During your trip to Italy, discover the Teramo province in the northern part of Abruzzo, where you will be offered private tastings of fine local extra virgin olive oils, Montepulciano d’Abruzzo wines and local seasonal produce.

The Teramo province is painted with picturesque towns and medieval hilltop villages, and is well known for its truffles. If you’re searching for a truffle tour during your trip to Italy, look no further! Our “Tastes of Abruzzo” tour allows you to experience a private truffle hunt if the season is right, as well as a private cooking class with local Abruzzese ladies. Our food and wine tours are flexible, giving you time to immerse yourself in the rich history of a magnificent fortress, stroll through a colourful outdoor market, and (in true Abruzzese style) be wined and dined in sensational slow food restaurants when on your trip to Italy.

Why Abruzzo?

Abruzzo is a region in central Italy and has both mountainous and coastal areas. Abruzzese cuisine uses a wide variety of fresh ingredients such as lamb, pork, seafood, saffron, truffles, tomato and of course fine extra virgin olive oil.

If you reserve your place with Touring Abruzzo, you will indulge in traditional fare. Whether you crave the grilled lamb skewers known as “Arrosticini”, or dream about a delicious plate of “Spaghetti alla Chitarra” , Abruzzo’s diverse cuisine has something for everyone.

This is a fully escorted, all inclusive small group tour (no more than 12 guests…ever) and will be led by Luciana.

Tour Dates

Cost on application.
Private Day Tours are all inclusive with: Private transport and driver/ English speaking guide; Air conditioned vehicle; all parking, fuel and tolls; special gift from Abruzzo; morning coffee; all entry fees and activities; 3-4 course traditional Abruzzo lunch including wines and liqueurs.

You may be interested in:

* Visiting an artisan cheesemaker who makes pecorino sheep’s milk or cow’s milk cheese
* A private hands on cooking class with Abruzzese ladies or a professional chef
* Exploring medieval castles with fascinating histories and stories
* Visiting a wine producer and enjoy fabulous award-winning wines from Abruzzo
* Strolling through a colourful weekly market followed by visit to hilltop villages
* Immersing yourself in Medieval Art at its best with visits to fabulous Ceramic and Olive Oil museum
* Visiting ceramic artisans – experts in the ancient craft of maiolica ware
* Learning all about Abruzzo’s fine extravirgin olive oil with delicious tastings
* Hiking in the gorgeous National Parks of Abruzzo – 3 parks to choose from
* How about your own private truffle hunt in the woodlands of Abruzzo?

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