Risotto, Truffles & Cheese with Air Canada Vacations

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Taste Italy like you've never had before!

Risotto, Truffles & Cheese with

2018 Departure Dates
Daily from May 20 to October 20

Package Inclusions:

  • Flight to Milan; Return flight from Rome (if flight and hotel package option is chosen)
  • 7 nights of accommodation
  • Airport transfers in Milan and Rome
  • Train between Milan and Turin (Economy Class)
  • Train between Turin and Rome (Economy Class)
  • 2-day Hop-On Hop-Off pass in Milan
  • 1-day Hop-On Hop-Off pass in Turin
  • Guided tour of Turin's Royal Palace
  • Visit to a cheese museum with tasting
  • Guided truffle hunting accompanied by trained dogs and truffle hunter, followed by tasting
  • Half-day guided tour of Rome
  • 7 breakfasts and 1 truffle and cheese tasting
  • Earn Aeroplan Miles

4-star Accommodation
Unless otherwise indicated, guests will stay in a standard room at all hotels during the trip.
The locations and corresponding hotels are as follows:
  • Milan: NH Milano Touring or similar
  • Turin: Concord Hotel or similar
  • Rome: Hotel Villafranca or similar
  • Room occupancy: Maximum 3 persons
  • 2018 Departure Dates
  • Daily from May 20 to October 20
  • Hotel city taxes:
  • Not included and to be paid locally.

Itinerary

Day 1: Depart Canada

Fly to Milan.

Day 2 Welcome to Milan
Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel and check in. Your two-day Hop-On Hop-Off bus pass is a great way to see all the highlights, while comfortably seated on a double-decker open coach.

Day 3 Milan
Enjoy a full day at leisure to continue your exploration of Italy's fashion capital.
Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 4 Milan - Turin (145 km)
After breakfast, make your way to the railway station and board your train to Turin. Upon arrival, make your way to your hotel and check in.
Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 5 Turin
After breakfast, visit the Reggia di Venaria Reale, Turin's Royal Palace. It boasts some of the finest examples of universal Baroque. See the elegant Hall of Diana, the solemn Great Gallery and the Church of St. Hubert, the imposing complex of the Juvarra Stables and much more. In the afternoon, take advantage of your one-day Hop-On Hop-Off pass to continue exploring the city.
Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 6 Turin
Cheese and truffles today! After breakfast, meet your private driver and transfer to Barbaresco, where you'll visit a cheese museum and the cellar where cheese is aged, then taste six incredible cheeses with wine pairing. After free time in La Morra, continue to the Roero area for truffle hunting with a guide and trained dogs. Walk in the woods, then enjoy a truffle tasting with local cheeses, cold cuts and virgin olive oil.
Meal(s): Breakfast, tasting

Day 7 Turin - Rome (689 km)
After breakfast, make your way to the railway station to board your train to Rome. Upon arrival, make your way to your hotel and check in, then enjoy free time in the afternoon to discover Rome.
Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 8 Rome
Today, enjoy a guided half-day tour of the Eternal City including the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona and the exterior of St. Peter's Basilica. Spend the rest of the day exploring Rome at your own pace.
Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 9 Rome - Return to Canada
After breakfast, transfer to the airport and board your flight home.
Meal(s): Breakfast

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