Italy with Savoring the Flavoring Food

Rome - Florence

2020: Sep 10 - Sep 16

Experience the best of Italy! Make a wish at the Trevi Fountain, wander the Roman Colosseum, shop the markets in Florence, wine taste and truffle hunt in Tuscany and more. But most importantly, eat lots and lots of pizza and pasta on this foodie trip of a lifetime!

  • 7 days

  • 10 - 20 spots

  • Double occupancy in 4-star hotel in Rome and 3-star hotel in Florence (single rooms available)

  • All breakfasts, 1 lunch & 4 dinners included

  • Fly into Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (FCO). TrovaTrip will provide 3 transfers between 8am and 5pm.

  • Fly out of Florence Peretola International Airport (FLR). TrovaTrip will provide 2 transfers on the last day.

Activities Included

  • Private Pasta Making Cooking Class
  • Pizza and Gnocchi Cooking Class
  • Tuscany Foodie Tour
  • Truffle Hunt

Other Inclusions

  • Double Occupancy in 3 and 4-star Hotels
  • Local Guide throughout Trip
  • All City Transfers
  • Arrival Airport Transfer (until 5pm on first day)
  • Departure Airport Transfer (morning of last day)
  • All Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 4 Dinners
  • Train Ticket from Rome to Florence

Exclusions

  • International Flights
  • Food & Alcohol (except as noted)
  • Visas & Travel Insurance
  • Airport Transfers Outside of Designated Times

Your Host

Savoring The Flavoring (Katy Allan)

Katy Allan is the founder of Savoring the Flavoring, a blog + Instagram account centered around home-cooked meals + her uncensored life as a boymom of three. If you love food, laughing, exploring and just lettin’ it allllll hang out, you NEED this trip.

Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Italy! Your guide will be waiting at the International arrival terminal outside baggage claim. Meet and greet before leaving for your hotel in Rome.

Afterwards, you'll have your first meal with the group where you'll cheers to the week ahead!

Overnight in Rome

Arrival: Fly into Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (FCO). TrovaTrip will provide 3 transfers between 8am and 5pm.

Included: Airport Transfer, Welcome Dinner


Day 2

Ready for your first full day in Rome? Wake up and eat breakfast at your hotel, then join your tour leader on a walking tour in the heart of central Rome. Explore the city's piazzas, ancient churches, and quaint restaurants, while snapping pics of some of Italy's most Instagrammable landscapes.

Sign up for an optional tour in the afternoon of Imperial Rome and the Coliseum, the Roman Forum and the Palatino.

Enjoy dinner at leisure with your newfound travel buddies.

Overnight in Rome

Included: Breakfast

Optional: Imperial Rome and the Coliseum, Roman Forum and the Palatino Tour


Day 3

Buongiorno! It's another beautiful day for some city exploration. Enjoy a free day to meander around the city before we delve into our first cooking lesson of the trip.

Better save your appetite, because tonight you will take part in a private pasta cooking class! You'll learn how to make authentic Italian pastas like Cacio e Pepe, a traditional Roman dish. Once the cooking is over, you'll get to enjoy your own creation, paired with local, Italian wine.

Overnight in Rome

Included: Breakfast, Pasta Making Class


Day 4

Arrivederci Rome! Today you'll take the high speed train through the Italian countryside to our next stop of the trip, Florence. Enjoy an afternoon exploring this vibrant city at your own leisure, or with your local tour leader.

For dinner, you'll be guided through a pizza and gnocchi cooking class. A local Italian chef will walk you through the tradition of preparing pizza dough from scratch, and then while your pizza dough is rising, you'll learn how to prepare gnocchi! Finally, you’ll eat what you’ve prepared and discover whether your skill level is now that of a real “pizzaiolo”!! Buon Appetito!

Overnight in Florence

Included: Breakfast, Pizza and Gnocchi Cooking Class


Day 5

Need a little physical activity to help digest all that bread and pasta? Today you will take part in an activity that your host is MOST excited about, truffle hunting!

Wake up early to get transported to the Tuscan countryside where a local guide, complete with dogs, will accompany you as you search the woods and olive trees for these hidden, priceless treasures.

Enjoy a truffle tasting at the end of the hunt.

Overnight in Florence

Included: Breakfast, Truffle Hunt and Tasting


Day 6

What better way to spend your last full day on this adventure than a Tuscan foodie tour? Experience Tuscan cuisine and celebrate their fresh, seasonal ingredients as you stop at a local beekeeper to try organic honey, enjoy an extra virgin olive oil tasting, sip local red wine and tour a local sheep farm to nibble freshly made cheese.

Spend one last dinner together to reminisce about all the memories (and meals) you shared as a group!

Overnight in Florence

Included: Breakfast, Tuscan Foodie Tour, Lunch and Wine Tasting, Farewell Dinner


Day 7

Addio, my friends! Sadly, all good things must come to an end, but you’ll now have memories of Italia that will last a lifetime.

Included: Breakfast, Airport Transfer

Departure: Fly out of Florence Peretola International Airport (FLR). TrovaTrip will provide 2 transfers on the last day.

Trip Operated By

Little Italy Tours was established in 2006 when Mr Cristian Amuro, a born traveller – english native speaker with italian roots – decided to follow his great passion for travel and make it his dream job.

Cristian has also a great love for italian food and cooking. That’s why every itinerary and event always will be enriched by excellent culinary proposals. He will give you the best suggestions to experience the real Italian cooking and the world-famous regional dishes.

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