TASTY SUITCASE   Culinary Tours to Italy

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 Our long awaited Culinary Tours to Italy have restarted and we are having lots of fun!
Below you'll find our next tour for 2022 and the ones upcoming for 2023. Please bear with us if there are no definite prices yet for 2023, as we are waiting for confirmations from our partners in Italy. Remember that we don't do "touristy" lodging, experiences, transportation: our tours are designed with luxury in mind and curated details for your enjoyment so that the THE trip becomes a once-in-a-lifetime event.

All details and  prices are below. Single room supplement is always $50 per day.
Please be aware that we have had already many deposits and availability might be very limited.
If you're interested in any of the tours do not wait too long, our groups are never more than 6/8 people.


S I C I L Y  Tour     Sept 5 - 15, 2022

Goethe said that the "key to understand everything is in Sicily".

Join us for a wonderful tour of this enchanting island. See Mount Etna, Taormina,Syracuse and the South East coast. Taste the food, cook with the farmer, enjoy the best wines ever.Visit towns, churches and Roman villas that will surprise you.Baroque style, Michelin star chefs, history, traditions and the wonderful Mediterranean weather.

From the moment you place foot in Sicily to the moment you leave, you'll be pampered and attended to like only in Sicily they know how to do!

Attend cooking classes or just relax by the pool, go swimming or enjoy an afternoon at a winery, learn how olive oil is produced or stroll Taormina for the best shopping. Enjoy ice creams, sweets and the best food you'll ever taste. And, of course!, see history in front of your eyes, every time you visit a town, a ruin, a church!

Max 8 people.  ( as of Jun 2022 there are 2 spots open for this tour)

Cost is $6,500 per person.

Deposit of 30% of total price due by Feb 13,2022. ($1,950)

Other 30% on Apr 17,2022. ($1,950)

Remaining 40 % due by July 1st, 2022. ($2,600)

Tour includes:

Land Transportation throughout the tour.

Entrance tickets,tour guide,tour escort.

Room, breakfast + 1 main meal (lunch or dinner), beverages at meals,tips.

Cooking classes, all visits and experiences on the territory, farms, wineries, olive oil makers and any fees connected.

Tour DOES NOT include:

Airfare, Insurance or anything not mentioned above.

Please visit the pages " Tour Conditions" and " Cancellation/Interruption" for further info.

Please use the form below for contact or reservations with Chef Cinzia Cripe. Thank you.


Two Epic Weeks in Northern Italy !!!

May 25 - Jun 8, 2023

See Turin

        Cinque Terre


        Parma, Modena, Bologna



Explore the best of Northern Italy, The second best Egyptian Museum in the world after Cairo,Egypt - taste the chocolate where it was invented - see the Italian Eiffel tower - Visit the Cinque Terre by boat with wine at sunset, not hiking! - taste prosciutto, parmigiano reggiano and balsamic vinager where they are made - Visit Florence and the best of the Italian art -  stay in a hotel few yards from St Mark Square in Venice, enjoy the city for few days not 2 hours! - visit the glass factories in Murano - Taste some of the best food ever while enjoying monuments, history and beauty of an Italian part too often overlooked! You will have a lot to tell upon your return.....

This trip will be unforgettable! ...lots of experiences on various territories, places to visit and foods to taste !

This group will be only 6 people. If you are interested, do not delay your reservation ( payments plan available).

Deposit is 20% at reservation.

Dates are fixed, price is $9,900 per person

As always, price does not include airfare, insurance, alcohol drinks at meals or tips.

More details to come as soon as they will be available. Stay tuned.........

AMALFI COAST AND PUGLIA, the best of the South!

Jun10 - 20 , 2023

Spend 5 days in Sorrento at a top class hotel and explore the Amalfi Coast, Capri island, Pompeii and Herculaneum ruins, the Royal Palace in Caserta.
Then move to Puglia and spend 5 more days: see the TRULLI, visit Matera, Locorotondo and Polignano a mare. Taste the food and love the people!The best 10 days of your life!......with art, monuments, food and experiences that will be a memory to cherish forever!

Prices is $7,500 per person.
Deposit is 30% at reservation.
Group will be only 6 people.
Accomodations are top class, no stars possible. Experiences are incredible, sightseeing has no comparison and food is unbelievable.

As always, price will not include airfare, insurance, alcohol drinks or tips.

It will include: transportation throughout the trip, guides, tickets, events, excursions, room, breakfast and one major meal, non-alcohol drinks at the table.

Thank you for contacting us. We will get back to you as soon as possible
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