2021 is a new era globally; most especially for travel. 2020 brought many changes to our lives. It became even more evident how important collaboration and cooperation are for all communities, large, small, domestic and international. Humanity is learning more about ourselves, individually as well as collectively. We are seeing the fundamental changes to the ways in which we relate. Change can be difficult or we can embrace it for more ease and comfort. Travel has always been a modality for change in our perspectives. We at Italian Excursion look forward to being the change we seek for more acceptance, more cooperation in the world. We hope you will join us on our excursions which are both fun and enlightening.
Italian Excursion has always been supportive of safe, comfortable travel and will offer nothing less as we go forward in these changing times. A large part of our mission has been to support local, artisan communities who are what we deem "small producers" in their particular industry. These are standards that will not change for us. We will however, modify our tours to ensure that guests feel secure in joining us on our adventures, staying in locales that have had few, if any contagion and using the best methods for sanitation. Our May 2021 tour has been cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions by the Italian Ministry. We are planning a tour for September 26-Ocober 3, 2021 and have fingers crossed that it will be safe enough to travel at that time. We are also open to adding a date for your own small group which can be as large as 10 guests.
For those of you who are eager to get back to Italy but uncertain of what is to come in the next year or so we offer this: With your $1000 registration now you can save a spot on one our small group tours for the next 24 months at the 2020 price of $3700. (This applies only for Italian Excursion tours, not Sapori-e-Saperi Adventures.
Contact Cheryl at firstname.lastname@example.org or 760.470.8852.
September 26- October 3, 2021 for Mindful Italy with Dr. Diana
October 6-11, 2021 Orvieto Food & Wine
May 2022 for Tastes & Textiles with Sapori-e-Saperi Adventures.
Would you like to wander in undiscovered Italian hill towns, study Italian cooking with an expert, visit an organic goat cheese farm, eat an authentic meal with an Italian family , harvest grapes or just wine taste, hone your artistic skills, or spend time wandering in some of Italy’s hidden gardens? Old World Italy! A time when life was a bit simpler, a lot slower and so full of promise. Do you have visions of lush, green countryside, dotted with wildflowers, vineyards and olive trees? Can you imagine the special varietals of wines paired with delightful dishes made with just- picked freshness? Italian Excursion will escort you for a week or more to the Italian countryside, off the beaten path in comfort and style. You will visit hidden iconic jewels of Italy in out of the way destinations, unique in character and atmosphere. Old World Italian life is still available when you leave the hustle and bustle of the city. We support the small artisan producers and their quest for sustainability.
It is common knowledge that travel educates the mind and soul. We also believe that the sort of travel you will experience on an Italian Excursion tour is a way to peace and understanding in a more global sense. See our photo gallery for some stunning photos of past tours. Use your creative side to enjoy Italy at its best. Italian Excursion offers small group tours that are not just memorable, but full of life, creativity and authenticity. The food, wine tours, cooking classes, camaraderie, morning yoga, hidden archaeology sites and artistic treasures that Italian Excursion includes in your adventure will leave you with more than just a trip to Italy with many great photos.
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Cheryl Alexander has been traveling to Europe, particularly Italy, for more than 20 years . Her interest in Italy, its rich history, art and culture led her to purchase property near Orvieto, allowing her to spend more time there. Cheryl’s explorations of Italy include the regions of Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio, as well as the Casentino (in less traveled Tuscany) and southeast to Puglia. Her numerous trips to Italy have resulted in many friendships with local artisans specializing in the traditions handed down to them for generations and who are generous in sharing the region’s hidden treasures with her. She continues to explore Italy's less traveled regions, and enjoys sharing her discoveries with others.