Umbria cooking vacation, Italy

Umbria cooking vacation, Italy

Learn traditional italian cooking in a beautiful farmhouse
From €1,340 to €1,590 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 29 Dec
2019: 18 Apr, 2 May, 23 May, 13 Jun, 27 Jun, 7 Jul, 21 Jul, 11 Aug, 25 Aug
Italian cooking vacation, small group

Italian cooking vacation, small group

Immersive gastronomy & cooking trips in undiscovered Tuscany
From £1,400 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 18 Apr, 12 May, 9 Jun, 23 Jun, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 29 Sep, 13 Oct
Sri Lanka small group tour, a food adventure

Sri Lanka small group tour, a food adventure

A delicious adventure through this provocative country.
From US $2,155US $1,724 to US $2,510US $2,375 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 4 Dec, 18 Dec, 25 Dec
2019: 1 Jan, 4 Jan, 8 Jan, 15 Jan, 18 Jan, 22 Jan, 29 Jan, 5 Feb, 8 Feb, 12 Feb, 15 Feb, 19 Feb, 22 Feb, 26 Feb, 5 Mar, 8 Mar, 12 Mar, 19 Mar, 22 Mar, 26 Mar, 29 Mar, 9 Apr, 12 Apr, 16 Apr, 19 Apr, 23 Apr, 30 Apr, 7 May, 21 May, 4 Jun, 11 Jun, 25 Jun, 2 Jul, 9 Jul, 16 Jul, 23 Jul, 30 Jul, 6 Aug, 13 Aug, 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 1 Oct, 15 Oct, 29 Oct, 12 Nov, 19 Nov, 26 Nov ...
Up to US $470 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 04 Dec, 18 Dec, 25 Dec, 01 Jan, 04 Jan, 08 Jan, 15 Jan, 18 Jan, 22 Jan, 29 Jan, 05 Feb, 08 Feb, 12 Feb, 15 Feb, 19 Feb, 22 Feb, 26 Feb
Mexico small group vacation, a food adventure

Mexico small group vacation, a food adventure

Get an authentic taste of Mexico on this 8 day tour
From US $1,715US $1,372 to US $2,095 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 22 Dec, 29 Dec
2019: 12 Jan, 19 Jan, 16 Feb, 9 Mar, 13 Apr, 27 Apr, 25 May, 29 Jun, 20 Jul, 10 Aug, 7 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct, 19 Oct, 2 Nov, 23 Nov, 21 Dec, 28 Dec
2020: 11 Apr, 25 Apr, 23 May, 27 Jun, 18 Jul, 8 Aug, 5 Sep, 19 Sep, 3 Oct, 17 Oct, 7 Nov, 21 Nov, 12 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 22 Dec, 29 Dec, 12 Jan, 19 Jan, 16 Feb
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South Indian food tour, Kerala

South Indian food tour, Kerala

Food & culture of Kerala
From £1,575 16 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade at a time to suit you and adapted to suit your budget and requirements
French Riviera vacation, walking, culture & cooking option

French Riviera vacation, walking, culture & cooking option

Experience real French culture and get off the beaten track
From €510 to €780 4 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip runs every week (April- Nov) with a set itinerary but the length of stay & arrival date can be adjusted to your needs
Helsinki city break, winter sports & gastronomy

Helsinki city break, winter sports & gastronomy

Helsinki with an overnight tour in the countryside tailomade
From €634 to €800 3 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip departs on a Friday
Cooking and walking vacation, Spanish Pyrenees

Cooking and walking vacation, Spanish Pyrenees

A gastronomical experience in the Spanish Pyrenees
From €1,295 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 31 Mar, 5 May, 8 Sep, 6 Oct
India small group vacation, a food adventure

India small group vacation, a food adventure

2 week discovery of the sights, sounds & flavours of India.
From US $2,410US $1,928 to US $2,680US $2,600 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 7 Dec, 14 Dec, 21 Dec, 25 Dec
2019: 4 Jan, 18 Jan, 1 Feb, 8 Feb, 15 Feb, 22 Feb, 1 Mar, 8 Mar, 22 Mar, 29 Mar, 5 Apr, 12 Apr, 6 Sep, 13 Sep, 20 Sep, 27 Sep, 1 Oct, 4 Oct, 8 Oct, 11 Oct, 15 Oct, 18 Oct, 22 Oct, 29 Oct, 1 Nov, 5 Nov, 8 Nov, 15 Nov, 22 Nov, 29 Nov, 6 Dec, 13 Dec, 17 Dec, 20 Dec, 24 Dec, 27 Dec
2020: 3 Jan, 10 Jan, 17 Jan, 24 Jan, 31 Jan, 7 Feb, 14 Feb, 21 Feb, 28 Feb, 6 Mar, 13 Mar, 20 Mar ...
Up to US $370 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 07 Dec, 14 Dec, 21 Dec, 25 Dec, 04 Jan, 18 Jan, 01 Feb, 08 Feb, 15 Feb, 22 Feb, 01 Mar
Vietnam small group vacation, a food adventure

Vietnam small group vacation, a food adventure

Exotic 2 week culinary and cultural tour of Vietnam.
From US $1,915US $1,628 to US $2,025 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 9 Dec, 30 Dec
Up to US $280 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 09 Dec, 30 Dec
Cambodia small group tour, a food adventure

Cambodia small group tour, a food adventure

Discover Cambodia's unique, ancient and exotic food culture
From US $1,380 9 days ex flights
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Tuscany pasta and risotto making

Tuscany pasta and risotto making

A Tuscan food adventure, learn to make pasta
From £700 4 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 11 Apr, 3 May, 24 May, 17 Jun, 9 Sep, 7 Oct, 24 Oct
French Riviera vacation food, walking & culture

French Riviera vacation food, walking & culture

Experience real French culture and get off the beaten track
From €370 to €1,275 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip runs every week (April- Nov) with a set itinerary but length of stay & arrival date can be adjusted to your needs
Peru small group tour, a food adventure

Peru small group tour, a food adventure

Peru is an exciting region to go on a foodie adventure.
From US $2,585US $2,068 to US $2,585 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 22 Mar, 19 Apr, 3 May, 17 May, 7 Jun, 28 Jun, 9 Aug, 6 Sep, 4 Oct, 8 Nov
2020: 20 Mar, 17 Apr, 8 May, 22 May, 12 Jun, 7 Aug, 4 Sep, 9 Oct, 6 Nov
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Turkey small group vacation, a food adventure

Turkey small group vacation, a food adventure

Exotic 2 week culinary and cultural tour of Turkey.
From US $1,550US $1,240 to US $1,550 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 14 Apr, 5 May, 30 Jun, 1 Sep, 29 Sep
2020: 12 Apr, 3 May, 28 Jun, 6 Sep, 27 Sep
Japan group vacation, a food adventure

Japan group vacation, a food adventure

Dive into Tokyo city’s incredible food scene
From US $5,085US $4,068 to US $5,530US $5,085 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 10 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 21 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 23 Jun, 18 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 22 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov
2020: 8 Mar, 22 Mar, 29 Mar, 5 Apr, 12 Apr, 26 Apr, 3 May, 10 May, 17 May, 24 May, 21 Jun, 16 Aug, 6 Sep, 20 Sep, 27 Sep, 11 Oct, 25 Oct, 1 Nov, 8 Nov
North Thailand group vacation, a food adventure

North Thailand group vacation, a food adventure

Experience the freshness, tanginess and spiciness of Thailand
From US $1,220US $1,032 to US $1,360 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 29 Dec
2019: 9 Feb, 16 Mar, 27 Apr, 18 May, 13 Jul, 14 Sep, 12 Oct, 26 Oct, 23 Nov, 21 Dec, 28 Dec
2020: 11 Jan, 25 Jan, 8 Feb, 15 Feb, 14 Mar, 25 Apr, 16 May, 11 Jul, 12 Sep, 10 Oct, 24 Oct, 19 Dec, 26 Dec
Up to US $270 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 29 Dec, 09 Feb
Andalucia walking & local cuisine vacation

Andalucia walking & local cuisine vacation

Walking and gastronomy in tranquil and rural Andalucia
From £1,985 11 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Italian food tours

Italian food tours

Flavours of northern Italy on this special food-lovers journey
From US $3,150US $2,520 to US $3,400US $3,150 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 15 Apr, 29 Apr, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 17 Jun, 1 Jul, 15 Jul, 12 Aug, 26 Aug, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct
2020: 13 Apr, 27 Apr, 11 May, 18 May, 25 May, 15 Jun, 29 Jun, 13 Jul, 10 Aug, 24 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct
Croatia and Bosnia tour, food and culture

Croatia and Bosnia tour, food and culture

Culture, cuisine & countryside, in Croatia and Bosnia.
From £2,295 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 17 Jun, 30 Sep
basque food adventure

basque food adventure

Discover the food and wine of the beautiful Basque country
From US $2,405 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 5 May, 9 Jun, 13 Oct
Thailand food adventure vacation

Thailand food adventure vacation

A colourful food adventure through the north of Thailand.
From US $2,475 to US $2,585 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 16 Mar, 10 Aug, 26 Oct, 23 Nov
2020: 18 Jan, 22 Feb, 14 Mar, 8 Aug, 24 Oct
Food discovery vacation in Vietnam

Food discovery vacation in Vietnam

A culinary journey through Vietnam
From US $1,515 to US $1,785 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 24 Nov
2019: 2 Mar, 12 Oct
2020: 4 Jan, 8 Feb, 29 Feb, 10 Oct, 7 Nov
Late availability on these dates: 24 Nov
Mexico City holiday, art, culture & cuisine

Mexico City holiday, art, culture & cuisine

A taste of Mexico City for foodies and art lovers alike.
From US $2,295 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 25 May, 5 Oct
Wine and walking short break in Portugal

Wine and walking short break in Portugal

Walking and wine tasting in Lisbon’s premier wine region
From €595 4 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
50 euros off all November and December wine tours
Georgia food tour

Georgia food tour

Unforgettable gourmet experience in Georgia
From £1,095 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 18 May, 15 Jun, 29 Jun, 14 Sep, 28 Sep
2020: 16 May, 13 Jun, 27 Jun, 12 Sep, 26 Sep
Tuscany horse riding and food vacation

Tuscany horse riding and food vacation

Horse-riding and delicious Tuscan food and wine.
From €1,275 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 8 May, 9 Oct
Vegan food tour in Thailand

Vegan food tour in Thailand

Discover the joys of vegan Thai food on this adventure
From US $1,265US $1,012 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 23 Feb
Up to US $250 off selected dates.
Late availability on these dates: 23 Feb
Japan art and food tour, tailor made

Japan art and food tour, tailor made

Experience Japanese culture through food and art
From £3,900 to £4,470 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Eastern Algarve food & wine walking tour

Eastern Algarve food & wine walking tour

Warm natural Algarve to Alentejo tour, gastronomy & culture
From €899 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 16 Dec
2019: 19 Jan, 3 Feb, 3 Mar, 17 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 28 Apr
Warm Winter deal: 200 Euros off till March 2019
Umbria cooking vacation, Italy
From
€1,340
excluding flights
The whole package was full of interesting elements from the cooking to the trips out to stunning hilltop towns. The food was, as always in Italy, such a pleasure to enjoy along with the excellent wines. (more)Martyn furzer
It was a perfect vacation for me, It was restful but not too restful, provided great food, great site seeing, great company and the best hosts you could ever meet. (more)Christine Aickin
The wonderful hospitality that Marina gave us, and the unbelievable meals that Gianluca prepared, some with our help. It is really impossible to pick one thing. The whole week was absolutely wonderful. (more)Peggy Harrison
Cambodia small group tour, a food adventure
From
US $1,380
excluding flights
The bike ride to the little villages was my most fun experience and to see how they make rice wine, rice paper, bamboo sticky rice, etc. Also really enjoyed the cooking class the last night. Fun to try so many different foods. (more)Amy Cochran
Best bits: There were so many! The walks through food stalls, the cooking lessons, the impromptu stops of the bus to get more street food and going to a BBQ with locals at Siem Reap. (more)Lauren Supplee
Italian cooking vacation, small group
From
£1,400
excluding flights
Excellent! We went with high expectations and were not disappointed. (more)Anita Stubbs
Excellent! A very relaxed yet busy itinerary. Very knowledgeable people who are passionate about the area and what they do. (more)Ed Erl
Tuscany pasta and risotto making
From
£700
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The practical cooking activities led by Oli and ably supported by Flo were an absolute pleasure - equipment and supplies were perfect, guidance was very patient, and the results were delicious! It was fun that another mother and daughter duo made up the group and we got on like a house on fire! Tips? There is no hope of losing weight on this vacation - but the diet can wait! The visits and activities organised by Oli and Flo are very informative and provide real insight... (more)Philippa Schofield
French Riviera vacation, walking, culture & cooking option
From
€510
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the vacation were the people running the accommodation and the supporting crew who organised all the activities and ensured a comfortable stay. (more)Shalini Menon Venugopal
If I were to pick one particular moment as most memorable it would have to be being in France, mingling with the locals at the neighborhood restaurant and watching France beat Belgium to make the World Cup finals. (more)Deborah Beane
A lovely B&B in a small village run by 2 wonderful people who will do everything to make your stay special and memorable. (more)Karen Sands
Sri Lanka small group tour, a food adventure
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US $1,724
excluding flights
This tour brings you to people’s homes to cook and that is the best part. That, and the train ride through the green hills make up my favourite parts :)Moreover, you see Sri Lanka’s highlights such as the hill country, tea plantations,(cave) temples, colonial history and beaches. (more)Juul van Hoof
Undoubtedly the most memorable and exciting part of the trip was the food, Sri Lankan food is spicy, flavourful and delicious. (more)Smita Shah
A most enjoyable experience, getting much closer to the local culture than a standard trip. (more)Andrew Jackson
South Indian food tour, Kerala
From
£1,575
excluding flights
The relaxed pace and seeing how different Southern India is compared to the north. (more)Susan Munson
I would give this vacation a 5 star rating. From the flights to the hotels/homestays - everything was just amazing. (more)Karen Dickinson
Mexico small group vacation, a food adventure
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US $1,372
excluding flights
This trip was pretty disappointing. The itinerary changed constantly and there were only three of the nine days that were actually as written. We didn't stay at Mizunte. (more)Amanda Madorno
Going to local markets and learning and tasting about different foods was the highlights. 11/10 had a fantastic time with great people who were all traveling alone. (more)Ian Robertson
I liked having the focus on food--we tried so many different things, all delicious. (more)Nancy McCormick
French Riviera vacation food, walking & culture
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€370
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The entire trip was memorable however my favorite aspect to this trip was the people I met. I went on this trip alone however I met some very friendly people who were also staying at the house. And the day trips with Benoit and Corrine felt more like a friend showing me around the area rather than a small group tour, which is something I really loved! Tips? The weather was beautiful when I was there but bring layers because some of the day trips have you going to... (more)Divya Patel
French Riviera vacation, with morning yoga
From
€370
excluding flights
The excursions which were well thought out and very informative. So much we wouldn't have known if it wasn't for Benoit. Corrines cookery lesson was amazing too and very relaxed. (more)Brenda Muir
By the end of the week (helped by the glorious weather) I had laughed a lot, had some hugely interesting conversations, seen some beautiful places, learnt a lot of interesting facts, made some new friends, eaten some delicious food, tried lots of new things and completely relaxed. I practically cried when I had to leave, I'd loved it so much! (more)Ali James
Cooking and walking vacation, Spanish Pyrenees
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€1,295
excluding flights
Very good. We were on a cooking and walking trip and it exceeded our expectations to include wine tasting, beer making, local history, supermarket visit, castles, apple pressings, bird watching, animal spotting, amazing waterfalls, honey man, coffees, local restaurants, bird watching, gardening, fine food and and and. (more)Paul Brown
Be prepared to be bowled over by hospitality, ambience and experience. (more)Vivienne Blandford
Our hosts were great, catering to a group with different abilities and fitness levels, ensuring that we enjoyed all aspects of the vacation. (more)Kim Caldwell
Sicily food vacation in Italy
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US $1,935
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The food and all the Greek, Roman and Baroque sites. Tips? Remember there are mosquitoes around even in November. Be prepared for all weathers. Local benefits? Hopefully yes. The guides, drivers and everyone else who helped us were local to the area. Overall rating? Excellent and really enjoyable. (more)Sarah Baker
North Thailand group vacation, a food adventure
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US $1,032
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The food experiences, especially the cooking class at Apple Resort with Noi. Every market visit was also an eye opener. Tips? Just go... only complaint too much food! Local benefits? I think all our interactions were respectful and responsible. Overall rating? Fabulous. As soon as I got home, I was ready to book my next Intrepid Vacation. (more)Jill Sugden
Finland wild food vacation
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€690
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Meeting Finnish people and visiting their homes. Tips? Be prepared to go outside your comfort zone, it'll be worth it. Local benefits? We travelled by train in Finland (put ours to shame!), and local businesses definitely benefitted. Overall rating? Wonderful first visit to Finland - it is not just a place to visit in Winter. (more)Richard Waller
Tuscany holiday, cooking, walking, truffle-hunting tour
From
€800
excluding flights
Our cooking classes here were wonderful. We were using locally sourced ingredients and had so much fun turning them into delicious meals that we enjoyed with the stunning view of the valley beyond. (more)Georgina Orme
The entire stay was perfect. The best part was the hospitality. Francesca, Francesco, and Stella really make guests feel at home. All the farm fresh food was amazing. It was wonderful to be able to share meals with them and the other guests. (more)Lana Frantz
Meeting Italian people, truffle hunting, the making of pasta, tasting Italian home cooking. (more)Simon Bramwell
Parma tour, food and culture vacation in Italy
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€415
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The food was fantastic, and the landscape. Tips? This vacation was very well organised by Giovanna in Italy, and ran like clockwork. If you are interested in regional food,i.e. cheese making, vinegar production and wine, its fascinating and we enjoyed the cultural aspects too. Parma had plenty to offer and we enjoyed the day traveling by train. Local benefits? Yes, certainly we visited small regional producers of food made in the traditional manner. The local... (more)Helen Jeffreson
Italian Alps walking and cooking vacation
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€590
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The entire vacation was memorable! From the moment we got there and were welcomed by our wonderful hosts at their beautiful B&B in the mountains, to the stunning walk through the Alps, the freshly baked treats each morning, the market tour and all the amazing cheese, the cooking class using local or homegrown ingredients, the local tour, the passion of our hosts in sustainably revitalising their area and showing us how they were trying to achieve that, the pizza party. All... (more)Josylin Saunders
Vegan holiday in Greece, cooking and food
From
£689
excluding flights
I have just got back and I had the most wonderful time on vacation - Fiona and her friends and family were great hosts, made me feel very welcome. They also took me around to see wonderful sites in and around Kalamata..... (more)Katy Poynter
Being part of and immersed in the Greek lifestyle through being with Fiona, her team and their families. The course was taught in a relaxed fashion, was fun and we came away with a new approach to cooking. (more)Jean Doorley
Puglia wine and culture vacation
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€1,650
excluding flights
Memorable parts? I loved our accommodation and meals. The trip provided an excellent overview of wine production in the region - from growing to production to tasting. Piero was extremely well informed about the history and culture of the area. From ancient ruins to medieval cities to modern ports. It was an overall great experience. Tips? Relax and enjoy. Piero is a delightful well informed guide. Be flexible and remain open to change. We were able to adjust the itinerary and visited... (more)Margo Farr
Armenia and Georgia food and wine tour
From
£1,296
excluding flights
Had a fabulous time in two very beautiful countries. (more)Melinda Vos
Yerevan was a wonderful experience (more)Derek Henderson
India small group vacation, a food adventure
From
US $1,928
excluding flights
My trip was full of exciting and memorable moments every day! To choose one, we visited the Old Delhi the first day, had the breakfast in the narrow lines and then visited the Sikh Temple and were introduced how the local volunteers prepare free meals to be shared to anybody. (more)Jarmo Kaariainen
Excellent. Pancham our guide was great too. (more)Alison Pick
How would you rate your vacation overall? One of the best (more)Mick Sanders
Helsinki city break, winter sports & gastronomy
From
€634
excluding flights
The highlight was spending a wonderful afternoon and evening at the country home of our Finnish guide, meeting her delightful family and enjoying a superb dinner while listening to her son's girlfriend singing Finnish songs. (more)Nomi Paynton
We really enjoyed the bicycle tour through green spaces around the edges of Helsinki. It was definitely off the beaten tourist track. Our guide was informative and delightful. We loved the evening boat trip to a tiny island west of Turku. (more)Diane Banner
Cooking and cultural vacation in the Spanish Pyrenees
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€1,295
excluding flights
The entire vacation was a delight: culture, scenery, walks, cookery sessions, the food, the wine, the house, our hosts + family, their dog! (And the cats!) (more)Eric Webb
This was one of the best small group experiences we've had, and we've been traveling the world for at least twelve years. (more)Claudia Sanzone
Hiking in the fresh air of Spanish Pyrenees and being up close to many of the endangered lammergeier, or bearded vultures, soaring near the cliffs. My wife and I had a lovely week. The mix of hiking, local cultural visits, tastings and home-cooked meals made a splendid vacation. (more)Ross Gould
Umbria cooking and painting vacation, Italy
From
€990
excluding flights
A relaxing and enjoyable break - sociable and laid back, and finally learned how to make pasta! Accommodation fine, and really enjoyed the pool as it was really hot. (more)Veronica Thompson
Overall, it was a splendid vacation that I will cherish forever. Umbria was the right blend of beauty, serenity, culture and great cuisine. (more)Ambika Thandavan
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