You will learn about the culinary secrets of the Emilia Romagna region and shop in the city's most famous delicatessens, butchers, and cheese shops to get the freshest ingredients for your Italian masterpieces.
On day five you will explore Venice as you cruise the Grand Canal and find out why it is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. You will be able to admire the Renaissance and Gothic palaces as well as explore the culinary markets of Venice. No trip to Venice is complete without a stop in St. Mark's Square, Italy's most important square. You will also have the opportunity to travel around the lagoon to the island of Murano and visit the famous glass factories of Venice.
The week will end with a special day in the world of Ferraris, Lamborghinis, and Porsches. You will be able to experience the feel, smell and power of some of the most incredible sports cars available in the world. To lighten up your day, you will enjoy a picnic platter prepared with unique Italian culinary delights such as Prosciutto di Parma, Parmigiano-Reggiano, and more.
This is an 8 day retreat like no other. Experience the exquisite Italian cuisine from Bologna and Venice. Immerse yourself in a culture that has been appreciated and admired for centuries. You will leave so much richer for having experienced all of these Italian Culinary Treasures and have the sweetest of memories to last a lifetime.