What is included:

  • Pre-trip planning session in the time leading to the trip
  • Pre-trip authentic Roman/Tuscan/Sicilian dinner with the group of travelers in Portland (depending on your destination)
  • Personalized travel journal
  • Journalistic photography throughout the trip
  • Private apartment or villa for your entire trip with Divora
  • All transportation for planned activities (private car, taxi, tram, train, etc)
  • All meals as delineated in the itinerary (which you will receive about 1-2 months prior to your adventure)
  • Generally speaking:
    • For the 7-day trips: 4 dinners + 4 lunches
    • For the 9-day trips: 5 dinners + 5 lunches
  • 2 hands-on cooking classes (with lunch and/or dinner)
  • Wine tasting(s) in enoteche (wine tasting rooms) in the city
  • Wine tasting(s) in beautiful vineyards (day trips)
  • Depending on season and availabilities:
    • Olive oil workshop and tasting (day trip)
    • Wild mushroom harvesting and preparation (day trip)
  • Select wines for the table at each of our meals together
  • Plenty of time in our itinerary for you to enjoy on your own (so you can explore as you wish)
  • Lodging/tourism taxes imposed by Rome (โ‚ฌ3.50 p/p p/night)

What is not included:

  • Airfare/transportation to Rome
  • Taxi/transportation to the apartment/villa
  • Your own travel insurance (HIGHLY recommended! Click here to compare rates)
  • Gratuity for drivers, tour operators, cooking lesson chefs, etc
  • Meals and activities not included in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses

Pricing:

Totals vary and are based on double occupancy:

2019:

March 20-29 Rome + Orvieto (9 days) = from $2900
April 1-8 Rome (7 days) = from $2800
May 15-22 Naxos Greece (7 days) = from $2800
October 10-19 Rome + Cortona (9 days) = from $3200
October 20-28 Eastern Sicily (9 days) = from $3000

2018:

May 1-8 Rome (7 days) = Sold out, thank you!
October 13-20 Rome (7 days) = $2600 SPECIAL: $2400!
October 22-29 Western Sicily (7 days) $2300

Reservations:

Ready to join us in Rome & Italy? I am ready to show you all her culinary and cultural traditions, and some hidden secrets as well. Andiamo! (Let's go!)

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The reservation fee is of $750 per traveler. This fee puts you on the list for your chosen Divora-series trip in a first come first served basis. The fee is fully refundable within 7 days, and becomes fully transferable to another Divora trip between 7 and 14 days of payment.

The official travel agreement will be emailed immediately after payment, and is due back signed 7 days after. The full balance is due 5 months prior to trip date.