Tuscany Tours: 2015 Small Group Tours

At Tuscany Tours, we are celebrating our 17th year of offering the most amazing small group tours to Italy’s favorite places! Exquisite venues far off the beaten path. Come join us in Tuscany, Sicily and on the Amalfi Coast for the time of your life! Click here to view our 2015 travel calendar and request your free itinerary.     …

Bucket List Must: The Olive Harvest Adventure

Drizzle freshly pressed, fruity olive oil on rustic bread grilled over a wood fire. Eat greedily… then smile. Simple. Sublime. And only available a few short weeks. The Olive Harvest Adventure celebrates Italy’s Liquid Gold for 7 glorious days in Umbria: outrageously delicious food, charming villages, historic festivals and more. October 21-28, 2014 From $2695 The Passionate Olive     …

Spotlight on Sicily with Italian Connection

Experience Sicily from the inside and take advantage of Italian Connection’s offer for Dream of Italy readers: Save $100 per person Enjoy a complimentary stay in a 4-star hotel the night before your tour Get in the mood with a bottle of extra virgin Sicilian olive oil, delivered to your home Offer valid for sign-ups by May 30, 2014 on the …

Puglia Rental Home: 3Bedroom/2 Bath/Sleeps 8

Casa Sergio, located in the countryside, is surrounded by olive and fruit trees. Ten minutes away from Alberobello, hills of Monopoli and long sandy beaches of Capitolo. Fully equipped & air conditioned. Totally private with a swimming pool, gazebo with barbeque and wood burning oven. Cooking lessons available. English spoken.  10% discount for Dream of Italy readers For more information, …

Get Off the Beaten Track in Le Marche

Don’t do the usual tourist thing in Italy. Find your Italian spirit in Le Marche with Moreno! Moreno Moretti was named one of Dream of Italy’s “Best Local Tour Guides” and through his company Le Marche Holiday, he offers personalized small group culinary tours (of a day or more) including local festivals, dinner in a medieval castle and truffle hunting with a local …

Dreaming of April in Tuscany?

Dream of Italy contributors Sharon and Walter Sanders have only two openings available for their intimate Celebration of the Senses Tuscany Tour, April 5 to 12, 2014. If a trip to Tuscany is on your bucket list, now is the time to make it happen. “We met, fell in love, lived, worked, and married in Tuscany so even though we’re …

Umbria: Food, Wine and Words

Eat, drink and find your voice in the green heart of Italy   May 30 – June 7, 2014   Join acclaimed travel writer and blogger Linda Dini Jenkins for a week-long adventure under the glorious skies of one of Italy’s most beautiful regions. Package includes seven nights in the fully restored 17th century Villa Fattoria Del Gelso. Only 4 …

Matta Small Group Language & Cultural Trips to Italy

Travel with Melissa “la studentessa matta” to Tuscany in 2014!   Dive into the language & culture.   Lucca: June 1 -12, 2014   Arezzo: Aug 23 – 30, 2014 My Italian partners & I create a unique learning experience, one that delights your senses, inspires adventure & accelerates Italian language skills.   Study, Cook, Wine Taste, Sample Local Culture …