The way to Italy's heart is through its stomach. Here, more than anywhere else in the world, food is given the reverence it deserves. Ready to enter a world of heavenly carbs, cheese, Chianti and gelato to die for?
Check out these four flavourful experiences you can look forward to on your Simply Italy trip:
TRY A LOCAL DROP AT A HISTORIC TUSCAN WINERY
This guided tour of a 16th-century Tuscan winery takes you deep into the Chianti region's history and culture. The tour wouldn't be complete without some delicious Chianti and gourmet antipasti, naturally.
SAIL TO A SEAFOOD FEAST ON BURANO ISLAND
Seafood lovers! If you think Venice couldn’t get any more beautiful, take a guided cruise out to the Unesco heritage island of Burano, a Fisherman’s island decorated with gorgeous technicolour fishing houses. There, you can visit a local family restaurant for the best seafood feast you’ve ever experienced.
EAT WITH EXPERIENCE, MILAN
On this incomparable immersive experience, you'll meet Giorgio, a chef and host who invites you into his kitchen. Starting with an Itaian antipasti of meats and cheeses, he then whips up a homemade tagliatelle with a 20-hour bolognese sauce, served, of course, with an Aperol Spritz on the side. Plus, he's full of tips for anyone looking to see a more local side to the city.
LEARN HOW TO MAKE PASTA IN ROME
This immersive experience takes place in the ancient Jewish quarter of Rome, a district of intoxicating history and charm. Learn how to make 4 different types of yummy pasta (spaghetti, fettucine, ravioli and taggiatelle), before handing the finished product to some master chefs who cook up a delicious meal for you and your team.