Abbondanza! Exploring the Cuisine and Culture of Italy
Discover why “eating well means living well” on this sumptuous exploration of gastronomy in Italy. From buffalo mozzarella to olive oil, unravel the secrets of Italian cuisine!
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Program No. 22987RJ
19 days
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At a Glance

In Italy, learning can be delicious. Awaken your taste buds and stimulate your mind as you discover the culinary traditions the country is famous for. Journey the length of Italy in search of local farms, family-run vineyards and other culinary treasures that help to make Italian cuisine the envy of the world. Along the way, journey to the idyllic Capri Island, admire frescoes in Spello, and enjoy free time to explore Florence on your own.
Our Flex learning adventures offer more flexible schedules than our traditional programs, with ample independent time and several meals on your own. Enjoy the camaraderie of the group while also getting time to explore on your own.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Learn how buffalo mozzarella, parmesan cheese, dried figs, prosciutto, olive oil and other delicacies are made, and sample these culinary delights throughout your journey.
  • Enjoy field trips to local farms and vineyards to get a first-hand look at where Italy’s delectable cuisine and wines get their start.
  • Hear from local experts on why food is such an important part of Italian cultural traditions.
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