September 18 - September 25, 2023
Enogastronomy + Sustainable Tour
$ 3,650 PP No airfare
All Inclusive Land Package
Leave on September 17th for overnight flight to Leonardo Da Vinci Airport, Rome
USA guests leave on September 17, 2023 for the overnight flight to Rome.
Day 1 - September 18, 2023, Monday
Arrival at Rome Leonardo da Vinci International Airport
Guests pick-up. Travel to Abruzzo.
Hotel check-in. Welcome Cocktail. Orientation. Dinner.
Day 2 - September 19, 2023, Tuesday
CIVITELLA – NERETO - CAMPLI (Teramo Province)
This morning we are traveling toward the Borgo of Civitella in Northern Abruzzo. There, we will have a guided visit to the fortress. Some walking is necessary, and a good pair of sneakers may be beneficial. In the early afternoon, we will move to the town of Nereto, where our lunch will include the famous "Nereto-style Mutton." Later, we must visit the Holy Stairs near Campli and the impressive Farnese Palace. Then, back on the road, visiting a famous winery in the area for wine and food tasting. Dinner in the evening.
(breakfast, lunch, wine tasting, dinner)
Day 3 - September 20, 2023, Wednesday
SCANNO - SULMONA - PACENTRO (Aquila Province)
This morning we are traveling to the lake of Scanno, one of the most appreciated natural reserves in the region of Abruzzo. We will spend the morning portion of the day walking through the impressive landscape—lunch in Scanno on local specialties. In the afternoon, we will move to the Roman city of Sulmona and admire its unquestionable beauty, along with a confetti tasting at Pelino, one of the oldest manufacturers in the world. Then, back on the road toward the Borgo of Pacentro, about 15 minutes away, for a relaxing stroll through the historic center followed by dinner. Maybe in Pacentro, we'll run into Louise Ciccone, whose grandparents were born in Pacentro. Lousie Ciccone is the birth-name of Madonna, the great Pop singer.
(breakfast, lunch, confetti tasting, dinner)
Day 4 - September 21, 2023, Thursday
LANCIANO – GUARDIAGRELE - SEMIVICOLI (Chieti Province)
This morning we are traveling to Lanciano. Guided morning with Sheila, Lunch break in Lanciano. Afternoon travels and visits Guardiagrele for a dessert break. In the late afternoon, we will travel to the Castle of Semivicoli, home of the Masciarelli winery. Elaborate tasting with local food specialties. Return to hotel.
(breakfast, lunch, dessert tasting, wine tasting dinner style)
Day 5 - September 22, 2023, Friday
CASTELLI - SAN GABRIELE - TERAMO – ATRI (Teramo Province)
This morning we are traveling to Castelli, home of some of the most artisanal ceramics in the world. In addition, the quaint and romantic Borgo offers a fantastic view of the Great Rock Mountains nearby. We will then make a brief stop at the Duomo of Saint Gabriel for the necessary blessing and onto the road to Teramo, one of Abruzzo's four provinces. Lunch in this Romanesque city, surrounded by history and superb cuisine. On the road again toward the Ancient Acquaviva stronghold of Atri, home of the finest licorice worldwide. A walk through the historic center, followed by dinner.
(breakfast, lunch, licorice tasting, dinner)
Day 6 – September 23, 2023, Saturday
PESCARA - LORETO APRUTINO - PENNE (Pescara Province)
This morning we are traveling to the city of Pescara nearby for a morning perusing the richness of this coastal gem. We will stop for an aperitivo break in Piazza Salotto and continue our morning journey to Loreto Aprutino for an olive oil tasting. In the afternoon, we will visit Penne, the city of stones, for a guided visit to its center and a wine tasting. Dinner in the evening.
(breakfast, aperitivo, olive oil tasting, wine tasting, dinner)
Day 7 – September 24, 2023, Sunday (Chef Walters Hometown Day)
The morning will be leisurely planned (shopping, church, etc.), followed by travel to Mosciano Sant' Angelo, the chef's birthplace, where we will spend the last day of our tour with friends, food, wine, and music. After that, it's party time, friends and we are all invited.
(breakfast, lunch, wine tasting, dessert tasting, dinner)
Day 8 - September 25, 2023, Monday
Continental Breakfast. Departure toward the Leonardo da Vinci Airport for the return flights according to the guest's schedule.
NOTE: Other activities include cultural visits, Wineries, Cheese Farming, Bakeries, Local Realities, and much more. Our tours follow our sustainable lifestyle, with health + wellness in philosophy.
Some religious activities included—comfortable physical activities.
Guided Tour with Chef Walter and Travel Consultant Sheila Filipponi
Note: Flavors + Knowledge Tours may alter the program and itinerary according to logistics, but always upgraded.
Land-Package - All-Inclusive Tour
$ 3650 PP without Airfare.
8 Days - 7 Nights
Price for Double Occupancy
Insurance. Please make sure you are adequately covered.
Optional experiences and extra nights are available on this tour for an additional cost. Contact us should you need assistance.
Other meals, snacks, and drinks
Contact Carmela Natale for booking or other details. firstname.lastname@example.org
All restaurants, hotels, menus, wine tasting and food-related activities designed by Chef Walter Potenza and local-chef advisors.
Flavors + Knowledge Tours does not partner, or work with International Tour agencies. Family operation since 1995.