Pre-trip planning session in the time leading to the trip

Pre-trip authentic Roman dinner with the group of travelers in Portland

Personalized travel journal

Private apartment or villa for your entire trip with DivoraRome

All transportation for planned activities (private car, taxi, tram, train, etc)

Journalistic photography throughout the trip with online gallery of images for you to view after the adventure

All meals as delineated in the itinerary

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)

Not included:

Your airfare or any other mode of transportation to Rome

Your taxi any other mode of transportation to the apartment/villa on day 1 of our adventure

Your own travel insurance which I require all travelers to purchase. It is for peace of mind and for legal purposes. Please click here to compare rates and purchase a policy

Gratuity for drivers, tour operators, cooking lesson chefs, etc… it is customary to leave some gratuity

Meals and activities not included in the itinerary

Personal expenses

Lodging/tourism taxes imposed by the city of Rome and only payable via cash the day of check in (€3.50 per person, per night)

Dates & Pricing:

Totals vary and are based on single or double occupancy and may increase slightly as the departure date nears:


March 13-20
7-9 days = from $2800
Add 3 nights in Orvieto*

May 6-13
7 days = from $2800

May 15-22
Naxos Greece
7 days = from $2800

October 13-20
7-9 days = from $2800
Add 3 nights in Cortona

October 26 - November 2
Eastern Sicily
7 days = from $2800


October 13-20
7 days = $2600

October 20-24
Palermo Sicily
4 days = $1900


Ready to join us in Rome & Italy (or Naxos Greece in 2019)? 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 $1000 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 is emailed to you along with the invoice securely payable online. The full balance is due 5 months prior to your specific trip date.