Join chefs and foragers on their daily tour of the countryside and food markets where local artisans, fishmongers, cheesemakers, butchers and farmers are masters of turning humble ingredients into the mouth watering dishes known as “la cucina povera” (food of the poor).
Portugal ⏤ More About This Tour
Saudade is an elusive Portuguese expression that describes a deep longing for something that is gone. Tempting as it may be to spend your holidays as a flâneur in Lisbon, following the footsteps of the poet Fernando Pessoa and ambling from café to café, Portugal consists of more than the nostalgic character its capital city suggests.
Istria: The Best Kept Secret in Croatia ⏤ More About This Tour
Enjoy the serene pebble beaches and stunning turquoise water near Istria, the largest peninsula of the Adriatic sea. Explore enchanting medieval fortified hill towns hidden among lush woods, pastures and vineyards. Taste the now world renowned premium white truffles known to rival those of the Italy’s famous Piedmont region. Entertain your curiosity and taste buds with exotic orange wines - the freshest new oenophilic obsession.
Deep Into Catalonia ⏤ More About This Tour
Find yourself enchanted by the same natural beauty that inspired world’s greatest artists like Picasso, Magritte and Miró - discover the rugged splendor of the northeastern tip of Catalonia. Venture deep into Catalan wine culture in the region of Priorat and sample outstanding natural wines. Journey into the Baix Emporda to discover medieval villages perched on rock outcrops, woods of umbrella pine and cork oak, endless stretches of farmland, finely arranged grapevines, and olive groves. Then cross over the Serra de Rodes mountain range and into Spain’s awe-inspiring wild coast, the Costa Brava.
Sicily ⏤ More About This Tour
Though the capital of Italy may be described as romantic, it is really the island of Sicily that merits the title just as much, or more. Through its tenacious light, we observe a land of contrasts, conflicts and conquests, dramatic landscapes and a rich archaeological heritage.
Provence ⏤ More About This Tour
Follow folk legends and fairytales for a fabled itinerary through the valleys, forests and villages of Provence, the Var and the Côte d’Azur. Though the coasts and lavender fields of Southern France have been well-documented, its many mountains, canyons and hilltop village perchés, “perched villages,” offer yet another view of this beautiful region to uncover.