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Culinary Italy: An Exploration of Regional Tastes and Traditions

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13 Days | 12 Nights
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Peggy C Jun 30, 2014 at 11:06 PM

We will be participating in the Sept. 2014 Culinary Italy program. We are also extending our stay a couple of days in between programs and are wondering if anyone else is doing likewise. We look forward to meeting our group.


Gloria Keats May 13, 2014 at 02:16 PM

I will be taking the Sept. 2014 Culinary Tour and will be a single traveler departing from Chicago. All past experiences with Road Scholar have been great, so I look forward to meeting our group. Gloria Keats, May 13,0l:15 PM
Peggy C Jul 11, 2014 at 05:15 PM

Gloria, Steve and I look forward to meeting you.


Linda Goldstein Apr 05, 2014 at 04:50 PM

I'm considering the Culinary Tour in September 2014. I've never been to Venice and was thinking about adding a day or two at the beginning of the trip. An afternoon in that city feels like a tease. Anyone interested in joining me?
Steve Bottorff Jun 03, 2014 at 07:47 AM

By all means take the extra day(s). We stayed two days at Agriturisimo Ca Beatrice to get over jetlag and have a full day in Venice. Ca Beatrice is 5 min from the airport so easy to take their shuttle back to meet the group, and a 20 bus ricde into Venice.
Steve Bottorff Jun 03, 2014 at 07:54 AM

Our guide did modify the schedule to take a full day in Venice but it was mostly walking tour and little time on the Grand Canal. I suggest the 18 Euro all day pass to cover the bus and the vaporetti water bus. The hotel will take you to the bus stop and explain how to buy the pass at the tobacco shop. From the Venice bus stop make sure you take the vaporetti in the right direction. Other wise you take the gritter route outside the island. The RS water taxi will take that route because it is faster but you want the views. Take the local. Read Rick Steves for more details.


Martin Collins Mar 26, 2014 at 06:46 PM

We are going on the Culinary Italy tour that starts on May 13, 2014. We would like to hear from our fellow travelers.
Ciao!
Janet Heller Apr 04, 2014 at 11:58 AM

Hello we are looking forward to the tour also. We are four travelers from Northern California.
Janet Heller Apr 15, 2014 at 09:07 PM

Martin Collins Apr 16, 2014 at 08:23 PM

Greetings from Sarasota! We arrive one day early to try to shake the jet lag. Tonight we are boning up on a culinary video of Northern Italy. We are adding three nights in Florence to see the city. Do you speak any Italian? .


Ralph Zeth Aug 25, 2013 at 10:15 PM

I'm taking the Culinary Italy program in Sept. I'm coming from New York. Anyone else coming from JFK airport?


Mary Corthouts Aug 13, 2013 at 02:54 PM

Hi All
Is anyone traveling alone and looking for a roommate? Is anyone going on to the Hidden Villages of Tuscany after this tour?
If so, please let me know
Thanks
Mary


Mary Corthouts Jul 24, 2013 at 03:34 PM

Hi Martha
I am traveling on this trip by myself and am looking for other single travelers. I am looking forward to this trip and to the Hidden Gems of Tuscany immediately after this trip. Hope to hear from you soon


Martha Brown May 09, 2013 at 09:21 AM

Would love to hear from anyone who is attending the Culinary Italy program Sept 12-24.
Paula Pinelli May 11, 2013 at 08:24 PM

Hello Martha. My husband, Mike, and I will be attending this program and we are so excited about it. We took a culinary tour in Sicily in 2004 and had a great time. We are looking forward to meeting you.
Peggy C Jun 05, 2014 at 10:07 PM

My husband, Steve, and I will be attending. This is our first Road Scholar trip. We are very excited and look forward to meeting you all.


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