Culture and tastes of northern Italy

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Independent Tour
  • minimum participants 2
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • Starts Lombardy, Italy
  • Ends Lombardy , Italy
  • Sip cocktails in the vibrant Navigli district
  • Learn about Violin making
  • Discover small villages and castles
Starting and ending in Lombardy, the tour Culture And Tastes Of Northern Italy is a guided cultural, religious and historic sites tour that takes 8 days. You will travel through Lake Garda, Navigli, Parma and 9 other destinations in Italy. Culture And Tastes Of Northern Italy is a tour which includes accommodation in hotels, meals and others.

Breath the real soul of the fashion capital by sipping a cocktail in the vibrant Navigli district. Learn about the ancient art of Violin making from a local artisan in Cremona, discover the most genuine side of the Food valley and visit small villages, castles and food producers of Parma.

Meet the local producers of the most excellent Italian products: taste Culatello, Parma ham, Aceto Balsamico, Lambrusco and Valpolicella wines
  • Day 1: Milan & Aperitif on Navigli
  • Day 2: Milan-Cremona-Parma
  • Day 3: Castles of Parma area, Verdi native town & Culatello Ham Tasting
  • Day 4: Modena Balsamic vinegar tasting- Bologna
  • Day 5: Bologna walking tour – FICO Eataly World Tour from field to fork
  • Day 6: Bologna-Mantua -Verona walking tour
  • Day 7: Garda lake – Valpolicella tasting – Bergamo
  • Day 8: (Bergamo)-Milano & departure
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  • 7 nights accommodation in hotel 3* or B&B/countryhouse in double room (1 night in Milan, 2 nights in Parma, 2 nights in Bologna, 1 night in Verona, 1 night in Bergamo)
  • Visit to a Balsamic vinegar producer with tasting lunch menu
  • Tasting dinner menu in wine shop in Bergamo
  • Guided tour “Navigli walk with aperitif” in Milan
  • Private guided tour of Parma
  • Private guided tour of Bologna
  • Private guided tour of Verona
  • Visit to a violin maker laboratory in Cremona
  • Visit to Soragna castle
  • Visit to the Verdi theatre in Busseto
  • Visit to a ham producer and tasting
  • Visit to Parmigiano Reggiano diary
  • Visit and tasting in Valpolicella winery
  • City tax (to pay on the spot)
  • Flights and transportation
  • Entrance tickets to Museums, Castles etc
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A deposit of 165 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 31 days before departure. For any departures within 19 December 2019 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Culture and tastes of northern Italy tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Culture and tastes of northern Italy tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

CANCELLATION No additional cancellation fees apply for this Culture and tastes of northern Italy tour. You can cancel the tour up to 32 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 31 days of departure.
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