Le Donna Avventura Delizioso Food & Wine Tour to Italy

The dream begins...

Yvonne Hoffman knows food. She has studied food to learn how to become an accomplished chef. Come join Yvonne as she explores Italy showing you what Italian food, culture and a truly personalized travel experience can be like. This 9 day tour features the Italian Lakes, and the heart of Italy's food scene; Bologna. You will be shown how the locals enjoy food, prepare food and the culture around why food, wine and life are so important to each Italian. We hope you can join us for this unique and personalized adventure. Limited to only 8 passengers. 

The Facts:

Departure Date: April 27, 2012 - May 6, 2012 

Price: $2,999.00 per person land only
(Euro 2,295.00) 

Step 1 - Register Below. Limited to 8 guests. Deadline February 15th, 2012

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(Our accounting department will bill you for the balance by mail, Final balance due by Feb 27, 2012 )

Step 3 - Contact Tour Host: Rem Malloy by email: rem@italy4real.com or by phone: 1-800-554-5170 to book your air.  

March 2015 Group Deposit 1 person

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Day-by-Day Program

Day 1 (Friday, April 27th) - Depart the USA. Rem will assist with airfare questions and purchasing. 

 

Day 2 (Saturday, April 28th)  - Arrive Milan, Italy

Italy 4 Real van and driver to pick you up and drive to Lake Maggiore. Lake Maggiore is one of Italy's best lakes. check into your boutique hotel with private bath and lovely balcony overlooking the lake. It’s time to get out and explore. Lake Maggiore has an amazing trip up to the highest mountain for a view of the Swiss Alps and also easy drive to Switzerland for the day.  It’s a great place for jet lag days. After everyone gets checked in we will take a stroll through the sleepy lake side town for a private wine, olive oil and sweets tasting by one a friend who has supplied wine to the White House among others. After the wine tasting we will go for a local dinner with two local brothers who not only offer the best service on the Lake but also the best food. We will eat and drink late into the night! Welcome to Italy.

 

Day 3 (Sunday, April 29th) - Exploring Lake Maggiore & Switzerland

Today you will wake to the sun rising over the lake and you will go down and sip fresh espresso as you watch the lake, then we will go for a short walk to the pier for a boat ride on the lake out to the biggest island of the lake; Isola Bella. We will take a tour of this ancient mansion and world class gardens. The images here you will not soon forget as they are truly amazing gardens. After we will have free time for lunch in the town and then we can take a one hour drive along the lake and cross the border to Switzerland. We will go to the town of Locarno, Switzerland.. free time to browse the shops; pick up some Swiss chocolates before we return to our lovely little hotel over the lake. Tonight you are free to explore the town on your own or follow Rem the tour leader to one of his favorite places for dinner.

 

Day 4 (Monday, April 30th) - Transfer to Italy's food universe - Bologna

Today we will enjoy our lakeside breakfast then board our transportation for the town of Bologna. On the way we will make a very special stop in the town of Calvasano which is a very special spot for Yvonne. After we stop we will continue on to the food town of Bologna and check into our boutique hotel with superior rooms located in the heart of the city. After check in; we will take a walk around the city toward our dinner spot tonight. We will enjoy a lovely dinner featuring food and wine highlights of the area. 

 

Day 5 (Tuesday, May 1st) - Becoming an Italian Chef and Walking tour of Bologna. 

Today each member of the tour will have a hands on cooking class in the in Bologna's oldest family run cooking school. You will enjoy fun and informative cooking class and great lunch. Three hours in the kitchen - laboratory, during which you will carry out kneading, rolling out pastry, basic stuffing and the preparation of the three most typical types of Bolognese pasta (tortellini, tortelloni, tagliatelle). After the class you will have a lunch with tasting of typical products: Typical starter Tortellini in broth, Tortelloni with a butter and tomato sauce Tagliatelle with ragù sweet Bread, water and ¼ of wine per  After, Rem will pick up the group for a walking tour of Bologna with Italy 4 Real guide Elena.

Some of the amazing and historic things you will learn about during your tour of Bologna:

Piazza Maggiore

This square has been the heart of Bologna for 2500 years. And it really is a heart, because the people of Bologna don't merely go "to town" like other Italians would; they call it "going to the piazza". This airy, open space is lined with the city's most important buildings: the Palazzo d'Accursio, the seat of the city council, Palazzo Re Enzo, Palazzo del Podestà, the majestic Basilica of San Petronio, the elegant Fountain of Neptune, Palazzo dei Notai and the imposing Palazzo de' Banchi.

Palazzo Accursio

Made up of buildings which cover 300 years of the city's lively history, from 1200 to 1500, this is the prestigious seat of the city's governing body and its majestic halls are decorated with works of enchanting beauty.

 The Palazzo del Podesta'

An austere thirteenth-century building disguised as an elegant Renaissance residence, it is decorated with thousands of stone tiles which tell of its ancient history.

The Sala Borsa

At the end of the 19th century, after the removal of the Cardinal's private gardens, this area was occupied by the splendid Stock Exchange in Art Nouveau style which we can still admire today. The floor in glass allows visitors to view remains of the great Roman city of Bononia.

Fountain of Neptune

The symbol of sixteenth-century elegance, the clear waters of this fountain were never intended to quench the thirst of the Bolognesi but gushed forth instead in celebration of the power of the Pope.

Palazzo Re Enzo

The city's sinister medieval prisons. Two seventeenth-century gallows betray the cruelty of a time when there was no such thing as a pardon.

Afternoon and free evening. 

 

Day 6 - (Wednesday, May 2nd) - Travel to see the way historic cheese & ham is made. 

After breakfast, around h. 8.00 departure to Parma, Italy for a cheese factory of Parmigiano Reggiano.  The visit will be extremely interesting: from the delivering of milk to the working and transformation of the traditional forms, to the salting and aging phase. You will come away with a new appreciation about how cheese is made. You will also have the opportunity to bring back a fresh slice! After the tour we will go to have a tasting lunch outside of Parma. There we will have the Culatello Experience...  Culatello is considered the Beluga Caviar of the cured meats world. Culatello is not sold in the United States, so you will taste something that can not be duplicated. 

During the visit to the maturing factory where the hams are prepared and cured; you will learn that winter mist and humid cellars are essential elements for a good maturing process. You will see the Preparation raw ham into the worlds most famous cured meat: Culatello with wine.  You will see how sausages and meats are dried and cured for shipment all over the world. This is a small family production that has history and tradition dating back hundreds of year. At the end of the factory tour you will experience the best part; The Nomination of the Culatello Supreme – A competition between 3 different ages of Culatello. With a judging sheet, you will taste and rate the flavors on the basis of their aspect, exquisiteness, fragrance and taste persistence. This is a very local and unique experience. 

After the tasting lunch we will travel a short distance for a quick tour of Parma with our guide Elena. Some of the things you will see in Parma are.. 

  • Palazzo Vescovile
  • Duomo 11th century
  • Battistero (the most important, evolved monument during the Medieval period in Italy)
  • San Giovanni Evangelista 12th century
  • Church of Steccata - 16th century
  • Palazzo della Pilotta, with his extraordinary Teatro Farnese 16th century
  • The Town Hall - 17th century
  • Teatro Regio (it is one of the most famous in Italy for grand opera)19th century
  • Church of "Annunciata"
  • Certosa of Paradigna
  • Palazzo Ducale
  • Palazzo del Governatore
  • Ospedale Vecchio

After the tour we will be full of history and great food. We will journey back to our Bologna hotel for a relaxing free evenig. 

 

Day 7 (Thursday, May 3rd) - The history and culture of Balsamic Vinegar

Today we will wake and drive to the town where Luciano Pavarotti is from; Modena, Italy. Here is also the location of Italy's oldest known family run restaurant. The place is also the home of some of the world’s best small production of balsamic vinegar. We will have a private tour of the production and learn how balsamic vinegar can be more complicated to make and produce than wine. You will learn how it’s made and understand the craftsmanship that goes into the Vinegar. You will also learn how to distinguish real balsamic vinegar from imitation when you return home. After the tour we will indulge in a feast prepared for us by the owners featuring recipes made with the fresh real balsamic vinegar..  Yum!  after we will return to Bologna for a free evening and farwell dinner to go over our great trip!   

 

Day 8 (Friday, May 4th) - Free Day Bologna. 

Today you will enjoy the day at leisure. This is your time to go back to that great shop you found, sleep in or just people watch in the main square. Every trip needs a day of rest and this is it. 

 

Day 9 (Saturday, May 5th) - Afternoon Transfer to Milan. 

Today you will enjoy the morning at leisure, strolling the city streets, sleeping in or just taking a few last photos. We will depart mid morning for Milan. You will be staying at a hotel at the Milan airport to make it very easy for the early flight the next morning. Along the way we will stop at some fun and interesting places to make the day more interesting. Once you check into your hotel, say Ciao to your host and enjoy the remainder of the day at the hotel. 

 

Day 10 (Sunday, May 6th) Depart from Milan

Today you will depart Milan's airport according to your flight schedule.

 


About the hotels chosen for the tour:

 

Lake Maggiore Boutique hotel with private bath, daily breakfast and Lake View balcony.

Your Lake Maggiore Hotel

This Italy 4 Real property is placed on the lake-side the enchanting and charming area of the Borromeo Gulf, in the historical downtown of Baveno, and has a beautiful flowered garden on the lake Maggiore complete with its own sand beach. Situated directly on the lakeside in a quiet, sunny position with a magnificent view over the Borromeo islands and the Swiss Alps in the distance.

In step with Italy 4 Real’s unique style this boutique hotel has only 31 spacious rooms each recently completely renewed and decorated in a classic style, with bright and delicate colors.

All rooms have a private bathroom, with bath or shower, telephone, room safe, satellite-TV, WI-FI Internet, heating and air-conditioning and a balcony.

The hotel has an elevator to easily reach the rooms which offer a wonderful view on the lake and on the surrounding landscape.

The hotel features a lovely restaurant and each morning a great breakfast is served lake side.

Italy 4 Real has represented this property since 1995! 

 

Bologna Boutique hotel with private bath, daily breakfast and Gold Room upgrade. 

Your bologna hotel

This Italy 4 Real property is a very friendly family-run hotel is situated in a quiet corner of Bologna's historic centre.

The hotel is surrounded by history with one of the most prominent churches nearby and only a few steps away from the main square. It is also one of the most prestigious areas of the town with the city hall, elegant designer shops and city gardens are located.

The reason Italy 4 Real has been coming to this property for so long is the warmth and friendliness of owners and staff in this newly refurbished, historic but modern hotel. 

At the hotel you can enjoy the elegant interior design of the rooms and the care taken to the smallest details in recent renovations of this hotel, which first opened its doors in 1957.

The hotel has paid close attention to detail in designing the rooms, sound-proofing, air conditioning, Satellite -TV and safe deposit boxes.

Nothing has been overlooked: even the bathrooms have been equipped with a phone, radio, hair-dryer and scales.


What's Included...

  • Italy 4 Real 24/7 Tour Host
  • Transportation by 9 Passenger Euro Van
  • All Transportation Road Tolls 
  • All Transportaiton Fuel costs
  • All Transportation Parking Costs
  • Private airport transfer upon arrival. 
  • Hotel Lake Maggiore - with Lake View private bath and breakfast services. double rooms for 2 nights
  • Welcome Dinner on Day 1 with wine and desert. 
  • Welcome to Italy private Olive Oil and Wine Tasting
  • Boat tickets to Isola Bella Island
  • Tour of Isola Bella Island. 
  • Day trip to Switzerland from the Lakes
  • Isola Bella Entrance Tickets to Royal Gardens
  • Stop at Calvasano
  • Hotel Bologna - 3 star Superior. Superior double rooms (Gold Glass) with private bath and breakfast services. Double rooms for 5 nights
  • Welcome dinner Bologna featuring wine and desert. 
  • Farewell dinner Bologna with wine and desert. 
  • Cooking Class Bologna including lunch 
  • Culatello Experience in Parma
  • Tour guide Parma for half day private tour
  • Balsamic Vinegar Tour with lunch 
  • Tour guide of Bologna for half day private tour
  • Hotel at Milan airport last night, double room with private bath. 
  • TripPak -  Free travel maps, guide books and information
  • CRS System - 24 Hr Travel Support Hotline During Your Trip
  • All tours are governed by the Terms & Conditions
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Travel 4 Real screens participating accommodations carefully and updates our information periodically to ensure the validity of our ratings. Our ratings systems may sometimes differ from those of other rating systems that you may be familiar with. We do not warrant or guarantee that our star rating system is identical to or consistent with any other star rating system.Travel 4 Real will book your reservation in a property with at least an equal or higher star level than you requested. Please note that it is possible that the accommodation you are booked in could be a Resort or Boutique accommodation, which will at least meet the minimum qualifications of the star level you initially requested.
 

Late Arrival and Failure to Check-in on First Night: If you are going to be delayed, cannot meet your transfer or find that you cannot check in to your accommodation on the date and time you requested, you should contact the accommodation to let them know. If you fail to check in to your accommodation on the day of your reservation and do not alert the accommodation, Travel 4 Real or the service provider, the remaining portion of your reservation will be canceled and you will not be entitled to a refund.

Special Needs: If you have special needs (e.g., wheelchair accessible room) you must tell your T.E. or booking agent in advance and verify that special needs can be met. So long as you give advance notice before paying your $350 deposit, your accommodation reservation will be refunded, canceled or modified if special handicapped needs cannot be met.
 

Must be 21 Years of Age: The guest on the reservation must be 21 years or older to check into the accommodation.

Frequent Traveler Points: Frequent traveler points, upgrades, certificate vouchers and other discounts or incentives will not apply to Travel 4 Real's services.
 

Complaints: Should any complaints arise with regards to any services, accommodations or tours the matter must be promptly reported by the guest to the tour leader if on a tour, to the hotel AND directly to Travel 4 Real. Travel 4 Real will supply you with local and international numbers for any problems that arise. All complaints will be dealt with fairly and without delays. The guest must notify Travel 4 Real within 24 hours of any complaints during the period of their stay in order for Travel 4 Real to take immediate action so as to solve the matter during your stay. Travel 4 Real and its subsidiaries will not be held responsible for any complaints received after the fact or after you have departed from the hotel, villa or service which the complaint applies. If Travel 4 Real is not immediately notified and we are not given the opportunity to correct the problem we cannot be held responsible.
 

Trips cancelled or changed by Travel 4 Real: Although unlikely, your trip may be canceled due to unforeseen circumstances. If Travel 4 Real cancels a trip you have paid for, the entire amount you have paid to T4R will be refunded to you within fourteen (14) days after the trips cancellation, as required by Washington State law. Once this occurs, Travel 4 Real and its representatives have no other obligations to customers on canceled trips. Travel 4 Real is not responsible for refunds for Airfare. Travel 4 Real is registered with the State of Washington as a provider of travel. Legal documentation available upon request.
 

Exchange Rate: In the event of a currency exchange fluctuations between the Dollar and the Euro Dollar, Travel 4 Real reserves the right to adjust accordingly the cost of the “trip” or “trips”.  Your Euro exchange rate is not locked until final payment. If you have any questions, just call 1-800-554-5170, we would be pleased to answer them.

Fee Schedule: The following are a list of fees that may be charged for services and time rendered. 

  • Wire Transfer Fee: $15.00
  • Document Preparation & Standard Shipping Fee: $17.00
  • Express Shipping Fee: $35.00 and up
  • Airfare Research Fee: $35.00 per ticket, per passenger for Economy Class Tickets; $50.00 Business Class Tickets, $100 First Class Tickets
  • Rail Booking Fee: $25.00 per ticket, per passenger
  • Document/Ticket delivery to hotel: $35.00 and up
  • Return Check Fee: $30.00
  • Chargeback Fee: $150
  • Consultation: $35/hour 
  • Re-booking Fee after final payment: $100

Third parties such as rental companies, hotels and airlines may have separate fees that apply to your booking; please consult your travel expert prior to booking.

Rental Car Service

The following terms and conditions will apply to rental car requests made:

  • Travel 4 Real rental car reservations are non-changeable, non-endorsable, non-transferable and non-refundable by you.
  • Valid Driver's License AND credit card or, in the rental car company's discretion, debit card, which is consistent with the transactional details provided to Travel 4 Real, must be presented when a vehicle is picked-up at the designated location
  •  When picking up the vehicle, a credit card or, in the rental car company's discretion, debit card, will be required to pay for any additional ancillary charges (including insurance, child seats, gas, etc.). Debit cards may not be accepted
  •  Travel 4 Real does NOT provide rental car insurance. It is the customer's sole responsibility to determine the applicability and eligibility of any pre-existing insurance coverage. Travel 4 Real's car rental suppliers generally offer several insurance alternatives as an incremental and completely distinct transaction, which the customer can purchase at the time of pick-up.  In some instances, it may be possible to purchase rental car insurance at the time of booking your services. If this is desired, please inquire.
  •  All rentals will include time and mileage only and are subject to road tax and other charges as per terms of the rental car company
  •  Express service and loyalty programs (frequent flyer points, frequent rental points, etc.) are not applicable to Travel 4 Real rentals.

Vacation Packages
Vacation packages available through Travel 4 Real will be subject to the published conditions of carriage and, as appropriate, rules of the applicable airline, accommodation, car rental company, or attractions and services provider. The following terms and conditions will apply:

  • Any package including an airline ticket purchase is subject to the terms and conditions listed in the Airline Service section;
  • Any package including an accommodation purchase is subject to the terms and conditions listed in the Accommodation section;
  • Any package including a car rental purchase is subject to the terms and conditions listed in the Car Rental section above; and
  • Any package including a tour or attraction purchase is subject to the terms and conditions listed in the this Terms and Conditions document and is subject to the terms and conditions set forth by the tour and attraction provider.

 

Airline Services.
In addition, the following terms and conditions apply to Travel 4 Real booking your airline services:

  • All tickets are non-refundable, non-endorsable and non-changeable. Credit will not be given for any unused airline tickets and cannot be used toward any future purchases;
  • Once an airline ticket is purchased, it cannot be modified by Travel 4 Real
  • All airline tickets will be subject to the terms and conditions of the issuing supplier or airline.

Additional Travel & Accommodation (T&A) Terms and Conditions
 In addition to any terms and conditions described above, the following terms and conditions apply to Travel 4 Real's custom trip planning services:

  • All accommodation reservations are non-cancellable, non-refundable, non-changeable and non-transferable by you. Once you purchase a reservation, your method of payment will be charged for the amount shown - regardless of whether or not the reservation is used. Credit will not be given for any unused reservations and cannot be used toward any future purchases;
  • Once a Travel 4 Real Request has been booked, it cannot be modified by you
  • Upon check-in, guests must present a valid ID and credit card or, in the accommodation's discretion, debit card, in their name that is consistent with the transactional details provided to Travel 4 Real (the amount of available credit required will vary by accommodation). Debit cards may not be accepted. You will be given vouchers which outline the service you have booked with Travel 4 Real and such vouchers must be presented at time of check in.
  •  A Voucher, when issued by Travel 4 Real and presented to the Attraction Operator, tour guide, transfer or accommodation shall entitle the person named on the Voucher, subject to these T & A Terms and conditions, to use the service described in the Voucher. The service operator will verify the identity of the person named on the Voucher prior to accepting the Voucher; and may require a signature from such named person. The person named on the Voucher will be required to present a government-issued photo ID to the Service Operator.
  • A Voucher is valid for redemption only by the person named on a Voucher. A Voucher has no cash value and cannot be assigned, or transferred, in whole or in part.
  • The issuance of a Voucher by Travel 4 Real or its subsidiaries is final. There are no refunds, credits, exchanges, or cancellations of a Voucher once it has been issued by Travel 4 Real. A Voucher is like cash - a destroyed, lost or stolen Voucher cannot be reprinted, reissued or refunded.
  •  A Voucher may be redeemed only once and only by the Service Operator. Before departing on your trip, you should confirm that the information that a Voucher contains in is accurate.
  • Service availability may change after a Voucher is issued. When Travel 4 Real is informed in advance of a significant change to the availability of a service or accommodation, Travel 4 Real will use reasonable efforts to notify you. In the event a service is canceled, rescheduled or postponed by the Service Operator, you should immediately contact Travel 4 Real .
  • Travel 4 Real reserves the right to modify and otherwise change these T & A Terms and conditions at its sole discretion. No amendment, modification or waiver to these T & A Terms and conditions shall be binding on Travel 4 Real unless made in writing and signed by an authorized officer of Travel 4 Real.
  • YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE USE OR ENJOYMENT OF THE SERVICES BOOKED MAY BE HAZARDOUS AND INHERENTLY RISKY. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, YOU AND THE PERSONS NAMED ON THE VOUCHER WILL ASSUME ALL RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH, OR LOST, STOLEN, DAMAGED OR DESTROYED PROPERTY; OR OTHER LIABILITY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE AND OPERATION OF THE SERVICE, AND ALL ACTIONS OR EVENTS OCCURRING PRIOR TO, DURING, AT OR AFTER, THE SERVICE. FURTHERMORE, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, TRAVEL 4 REAL SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH; OR LOST, STOLEN, DAMAGED OR DESTROYED PROPERTY; OR OTHER LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICE, AND ALL ACTIONS OR EVENTS OCCURRING PRIOR TO, DURING, AT OR AFTER, THE SERVICE.
  • Travel 4 Real will assign a Travel Expert to assist you throughout the planning of your trip. You are responsible to supply any flight schedules, passport names or information needed to plan your trip in a timely manner.  Travel 4 Real is not responsible for delays caused by information not given to us in a timely manner. If you have any questions about this, please call our office, we will be happy to answer any questions you have:  425-355-3711 or Toll Free 1-800-554-5170 M-F 9-5 PST.
  • Every reasonable effort will be made by Travel 4 Real to supply itineraries, services, and accommodations as outlined. If these cannot be supplied due to causes beyond Travel 4 Real’s control, Travel 4 Real reserves the right without prior notice to substitute or delete such service and accommodations.
  • Travel 4 Real is registered with the State of Washington as a provider of travel. Legal documentation available upon request.
  • In the event of litigation relating to the subject matter of this Agreement, the non-prevailing party shall reimburse the prevailing party for all reasonable attorney fees and costs resulting therefrom

 

Entire Agreement, Modification. These Terms & Conditions constitute the entire and only understanding between the parties, and replace any prior understandings or agreements (whether oral or written) relating to the subject matter hereof. The failure of Travel 4 Real to exercise any of its rights shall not be construed as a waiver or relinquishment of the future performance of any of its rights, and your obligations with respect to such future performance shall continue in full force and effect.

Travel 4 Real is registered with the State of Washington as a Seller of Travel. Registration No. 602031659
Travel 4 Real LLC.10121 Evergreen WaySuite 25-592Everett, Washington 98204 USA 

Tel: 1.800.554.5170 (outside USA 001-425-355-3711)Fax: 206.774.1221 
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