Discover the warmth and joy of Italy's food, wine, and culture through the intimate exploration of the hilltop town of Orvieto.
Dates: May 15 - 21, 22 - 29, or 30 - June 4, 2016
September 18 - 24, 25 - October 1, October 2 - 8, 2016
Cost - $2750
Discovery and adventure are not only for the young, they are for the young at heart! If you've been longing to explore the history, the tastes, the wine, and the people of Italy, this trip is designed especially for you.
Spend a week in the stunningly beautiful hill top town of Orvieto as you explore the culture and lifestyle of artful Italy. Each experience offers you a close-up, meaningful look at Italian food, art, wine and traditions.
Discover Orvieto is a relaxed, engaging, entertaining week. It is an adventure of self-discovery, of savoring life, of experiencing the joy of using all your senses as you explore this historic, intriguing Etruscan/Medieval town. It is an adventure in being fully alive, capturing the magic of the beautiful Italian culture. It is a trip of a lifetime.
What people are saying:
~ It has given me time for reflection, living in the moment. I will look for “well being” and laugh more often as a result.
~ I will take home from this trip to slow down, to create a more cozy garden space, and to save money for another trip!!
~ I love the way you organized the trip and all your attention to detail, making us feel so at home.
~ The opportunity to examine “from the inside out” gave the city a far greater depth than would have been possible otherwise.
~ How else could I:
Go behind the scenes with an elected council woman?
Cook and gourmand at Zeppelin Restaurant?
Visit a vineyard, meet the vintner, taste the wines?
Begin to feel connected to this city and my own home place in a new way?
Day 1 - Arrive Orvieto, group dinner
Day 2 - Orientation walking tour, introduction to Italian culture, olive oil tasting, wine tasting,
a guided tour of the stunning Cathedral
Day 3 - Understanding the café and coffee, history of Orvieto, cooking class
Day 4 - Visit the country and an incredible hilltop town surrounded perched on a plug of land
Day 5 - Enjoy the weekly market, vineyard tour/wine tasting
Day 6 - Travel to an olive oil producer, learn about its making, sample the varieties and how
to use them at home
Day 7 - Depart Orvieto
Cost - $2750. Fee includes:
2016 registration and terms, or contact us by email.