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Dear Friends: Andiamo was founded on our love of Italy. We are excited to share this wonderful culture and lifestyle with you through our successful Signature Tours as well as our exciting new programs. We specialize exclusively in Italy and we want you to experience the best this fantastic country has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you to this marvelous and wonderful country. We will plan every detail of your travel for you in our “Travel Your Way” programs. Andiamo also offers scheduled departure Group Tours and Small Escorted Tours; each may also be customized. Andiamo is our passion; we know Italy and we want you to experience Italy the way you want to remember your Italian vacation of a lifetime. Let’s Go to Italy Your Way. Cordiali Saluti Andiamo Team, Inc.

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W H AT S E TS A N D I A M O A P A R T

WE WANT YOU TO EXPERIENCE ITALY YOUR WAY.

Italy is composed of 20 different regions all with their own character, beauty, food and flavors. We offer the classical Italy as well as the undiscovered. We have chosen our hotels based on location, character and amenities. We do constant hotel inspections to make sure that they meet your needs and our high standards. Our brochure is filled with many interesting and diverse itineraries. They represent what we love about Italy and what we want to share with you. We know these areas and we want you to discover and enjoy them. Sicily is one of our favorite destinations and we are thrilled to offer you three different programs. One program is a combination with Malta! Americans are becoming more food and wine savvy and we want you to be able to experience the best of the culinary, wine and gourmet offerings in Italy. Traveling from south to north there is a change in the culture, people, scenery, weather and culinary dishes.

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We invite you to come with us to not only the major cities of Rome, Florence, Venice and Milan but also Amalfi Coast, Italian Riviera, Lake District, Emilia Romagna, Friuli, Apulia and Torino. Become captivated and enthralled with Sicily, Sardinia, Malta. Let us help plan your reunion to the town of your ancestors. We are very excited to offer itineraries to Emilia Romagna, which is famous as the Food Capital, Apulia which has beautiful landscape, unique wine and wonderful Trulli architecture. Marche Region is being hailed as the new Tuscany! Italy is enchanting and can be visited many times as it has the possibility of many different experiences, from culture, lakes, beaches, mountains, and so much more. Let Andiamo, your Italian Tour Operator; expertly plan your upcoming Italian Holiday. We invite you to join us to experience the charm, treasures and warmth of Italy with Andiamo as your host.

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ANDIAMO OFFERINGS

experience italy your way with andiamo famous museums of paintings and sculpture in the world the Uffizi Gallery!

Our Andiamo Travel Specialists have the expertise, knowledge, and relationships to create the independent vacation of your dreams. We will meet you at the airport or your cruise ship and transport you to your accommodation so that you can begin seeing and tasting the Italian culture.

If cruising, you can avoid long lines at the port by arranging a land tour with us. Why waste precious holiday time when we can transport you magically and comfortably? We expertly arrange travel for individuals and your customized and personalized groups.

We’ll provide hotels that match your style. We have 3, 4 and 5 star properties as well as villas, castles and farm houses. Andiamo will arrange private cars with drivers, car rentals or first class rail passes for you to explore this beautiful country.

If Italy mainland or the beautiful island of Sicily is your destination, call on our passion and knowledge to make your travels unforgettable. We have experts in the USA and Italy. You can count on our expertise and relationships rather than on the uncertainty of leaving your valuable vacation in the “hands of the web.”

A thousand mouth-watering dishes await you and the Italian wineries beckon you. Why not have us arrange cooking classes and winery visits or join us for our fabulous Culinary, Gourmet and Winery Tours.

Our expertise and passion set Andiamo apart and are the ingredients for an Italian Magical Memory.

We can set-up private or collective sightseeing for you. In Rome, we will arrange your Vatican Tour, city sightseeing tour and in Florence we will arrange for you to see the magnificent David. And don’t miss one of the most

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Andiamo! Let’s Go to Italy Your Way!

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We offer the perfect pace and blend of sightseeing and free time to explore. Our tours are more personalized, allowing you to really experience Italy.

GR OUP TO U RS

Andiamo specializes in Flexible Independent Travel (FIT) with one stop convenience. We will orchestrate the holiday of your dreams. Spend your time enjoying your vacation rather than arranging it!

Andiamo expertly arranges: Culinary, Wine, Gourmet, Art, Culture, Pilgrimages, Religious, Spa Resorts, Sports, and so much more. Call Andiamo to arrange your next Group trip to Italy.

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SMALL Lake Como

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Rome, Assisi, Siena, San Gimignano, Florence, Padua, Venice, Lake Como Faith-based Tours Your Way

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Florence Siena Assisi

Rome

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day 9 - lake como After breakfast, departure for a beautiful trip by ferry, crossing the magnificent Lake, and arrival in Bellagio, situated on the Southern coast of Lake Como and famous for its elegant villas and their colorful gardens. Panoramic visit with our Tour Escort, and time at leisure for personal activities and shopping. Dinner and overnight in hotel. (BB D) day 10 - lake como - milan malpensa Breakfast. In the morning, transfer to Milan Airport (MXP) for your independent return flight. (BB) day 1 - usa - italy Independent overnight flight from USA to Rome. day 2 - rome Arrival at Rome Airport (FCO) and meeting with our English-speaking Tour Escort. Pick-up by private bus and transfer to the Catacombs of St. Callistus and to the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls for a visit with our Tour Escort. Accommodation in hotel, dinner and overnight. (D) day 3 - rome In the morning Papal Audience. In the afternoon Half-Day Guided City Tour to visit the Basilica of St. Mary Major, and the Basilica of St. John in Lateran (plus the Holy Stairs).Dinner and overnight in hotel. (BB D) day 4 - rome Full-Day Guided City Tour: in the morning visit of the Vatican Museums (Sistine Chapel included), and to St. Peter’s Basilica (including the crypt of John Paul II). In the afternoon, panoramic visit by bus of the Imperial Rome: the Colosseum (outside view only), the Roman Forum. Some time at leisure for personal activities. Dinner and overnight in hotel. (BB D) day 5 - rome - assisi Morning departure to Assisi. Arrival and Half-Day Guided City Tour to visit the places associated with St. Francis: St. Francis’ 6

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and St. Clare’s Basilicas. In the afternoon visit of the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels with our Tour Escort. Dinner and overnight in hotel. (BB D) day 6 - assisi - Siena - san gimignano assisi Depart to Siena for a panoramic half-day Guided City Tour including the Cathedral and the famous Piazza del Campo. On to San Gimignano and time to stroll in the town center with our Tour Escort. Return to Assisi for dinner and overnight in hotel. (BB D) day 7 - assisi - florence - padua In the morning departure to Florence. Arrival and Half-Day Guided City Tour to visit the Santa Croce Basilica, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore with the magnificent dome by Brunelleschi, the Baptistery with the golden bronze doors by Ghiberti, and Piazza della Signoria with the Palazzo Vecchio. Continue to Padua for accommodation in hotel, dinner and overnight. (BB D) day 8 - padua - venice - lake como Transfer to Venice Island for a half-day Guided City Tour to visit the Golden Basilica of St. Mark, St. Mark’s Square, the Bridge of Sighs and the Doges’ Palace. In the afternoon departure to the Lake District and arrival in Lecco, the famous City of Manzoni’s characters Renzo and Lucia. Arrival at hotel, dinner and overnight. (BB D)

WHAT IS INCLUDED • Professional English Speaking tour Director • Deluxe air conditioned Motor coach • Accommodations in 3 or 4 Star Hotels • Half Board Daily (continental breakfast &

dinner)

• Guided City Tours in Rome, Assisi, Siena, Flor-

ence & Venice

• Entrance tickets to the Catacombs of

St. Callistus in Rome

• Vatican Museum in Rome • Cathedral in Siena • Santa Croce Basilica in Florence • Private headphones for the Vatican Museum,

St. Mary’s Basilica, St. Francis of Assisi

• Booking of the Papal Audience • Round Trip ticket for vaporetto in Venice • Boat to Bellagio • Baggage handling of 1 piece of luggage per

person

NOT INCLUDED: Intercontinental Flight; Gratuities to Tour Director and Driver; Porterage at airport; Beverages and meals not mentioned in the program; Lunches and drinks; Admission fee for all sites and other activities as per itinerary; Travel Insurance, Arrival/Departure airport transfers; Tips, other Entrances, and Personal items; All that is not specifically mentioned above.

MEAL LEGEND: (BB) Buffet Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner


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Rome, Florence, Venice Highlight of the Classics of Italy

Florence

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Rome

day 1 - usa - rome Independent overnight flight from USA to Rome airport (FCO). day 2 - rome Upon arrival at the airport, you are transferred to your chosen hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore this fascinating city. day 3 - rome After breakfast, why not join a private or collective sightseeing tour of Rome and discover the Eternal City or a tour of the Vatican Museum? This evening,we suggest you experience some great Roman cuisine in a typical trattoria. (BB) day 4 - rome - florence This morning, transfer to the rail station for a train ride to Florence. Upon arrival, check in to your hotel. The day is at leisure to discover the beauties of this Renaissance city. Join a collective or private tour showing Stazione Station Santa Maria Novella, the Duomo, San Marco, Santa Croce, Zecca Vecchia, Piazzale Michelangelo, Galileo, Villa Cora, Porta Romana, Pitti Palace, Tornabuoni and many other sites such as Uffizi and the Academy of Fine Arts. Independently admire the marvels of Donatello and Michelangelo works of art or shop for Florentine gold items and leather goods. (BB)

day 6 - florence - venice After breakfast, board your first class train to Venice. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Savor the sights and sounds of this unique city full of canals and narrow streets. A romantic gondola ride would be hard to resist! (BB)

day 5 - florence Morning at leisure or take an optional tour to visit the medieval towns of Siena and

day 7 - venice After breakfast, join a collective or private walking guided city tour of St. Mark’s

San Gimignano or opt for a visit to the Tuscan countryside to enjoy a wine tasting in one of its many cellars. (BB)

CALL FOR CURRENT PRICING ANDIAMO TRILOGY BY RAIL Code Name: RAIL

Square to admire the magnificent 13th century Basilica, the Bridge of Sighs and Doge’s Palace. Later, why not join an optional tour of the Lagoon to visit the center of the glassmaking industry in Murano and the most colorful of the Burano Islands? (BB) day 8 - venice - usa After breakfast, transfer to Venice (VCE) airport for your return flight. (BB) WHAT IS INCLUDED • First

Class Hotels Centrally Located Class Rail • Licensed Local Guides & Entrance Fees per program • Baggage Handling of one piece of luggage • First

NOT INCLUDED: Intercontinental Flight; Gratuities; Porterage at airport; Beverages and meals not mentioned in the program; Tips, other Entrances and Personal Items; Travel Insurance; All that is not specifically mentioned above.

MEAL LEGEND: (BB) Buffet Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner

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Florence, Siena, Chianti

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Chianti

Siena

Wine Cellar Visits, Delicious Tastings, Diploma Cooking Class, Exclusive Sommelier Course

day 1 - usa - italy Independent overnight flight from USA to Italy. day 2 - florence - Siena Arrival at Florence airport (FLR). Private transfer to your property in Siena. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner. Overnight stay. (D) day 3 - Siena This morning, a guided visit to Siena with wine tasting at a local enoteca. In the afternoon, experience first hand the world of Tuscan seasonal cuisine with our private cooking class. Create a memorable meal using the finest ingredients and freshest local produce. This evening, enjoy the delicious results, and receive your Culinary Diploma. (BB D) day 4 - val d’orcia montalcino Full day excursion to Val d’Orcia. In the morning visit Montalcino. Enjoy lunch and wine tasting in a nearby winery. This afternoon we visit Sant’Antimo Abbey and explore its wine cellar. Wine tasting included. Tonight, dinner at the property. (BB L D)

WHAT IS INCLUDED • 2

CALL FOR CURRENT PRICING ANDIAMO TUSCAN WINE TOUR Code Name: WINE

day 5 - montepulciano Today, we travel to Montepulciano’s historical wine cellar for wine tasting. Lunch in the town centre. This afternoon, we visit Pienza and enjoy a pecorino cheese tasting. Dinner at the property. (BB L D) day 6 - chianti fiorentino tour This morning, we travel to Chianti for our private sommelier course in a winery with lunch included. In the afternoon, transfer to Colle Val d’Elsa for a wonderful chocolate tasting. Dinner at the property. (BB L D) day 7 - chianti tour Tour the gardens and wine cellar of Castello di Brolio (wine tasting included). Light lunch at a winery, with a visit to its wine cellar. Farewell dinner in a castle of the Chianti region. (BB L D) day 8 - italy - usa Private transfer from the property to Florence airport (FLR).

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nights with breakfast included nights with half board included • Transfer from Florence airport to the property • 1 guided visit of Siena (max 3 hours) • 1 enoteca wine tasting in Siena • 1 cooking lesson with diploma + dinner in Siena • 8 hour tour in Val d’Orcia area with private bus and driver • Lunch/wine tasting in a winery near Montalcino • Visit a wine cellar + wine tasting near Montalcino • 8 hour tour in Montepulciano and Pienza with private bus and driver • Visit of the historical wineries in Montepulciano + wine tasting • Typical lunch in a restaurant of Montepulciano • Tasting of pecorino cheese in Pienza • 8 hour tour in Chianti Fiorentino region with private bus and driver • Sommelier course + lunch in a winery in Chianti Fiorentino • Chocolate tasting in an enoteca in Colle Val d’Elsa • Full day tour in Chianti region with private bus and driver • Visit the gardens + wine cellar + wine tasting of a castle in Chianti region • Light lunch in a winery in Chianti region • Farewell dinner in a castle in Chianti region • Transfer from the property to Florence airport • Baggage Handling of one piece of luggage at hotel • Drinks (water and wine) during the meals • 4

NOT INCLUDED: Intercontinental Flight; Gratuities to Tour Director and Driver; Porterage at airport; Beverages and meals not mentioned in the program; Tips, other Entrances and Personal Items; Travel Insurance; All that is not specifically mentioned above.


TU S C A N C U L I NA R Y & W IN E DELIGH T S

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Siena, Florence, Chianti Culinary, Wine, Gourmet, Olive Oil and Chocolate...

day 1 florence ~ Siena Arrival in Florence and transfer from Florence airport (FLR) to your hotel in Siena. Welcome Dinner in the Piazza del Campo which is one of Europe’s greatest medieval squares. (D)

day 4 - cooking class In the morning, transfer to a farmhouse in Chianti region for a cooking class based on regional specialities. Afterward enjoy the lunch we have created. Dinner free. (BB L) day 5 - winery & olive oil tasting Full Day excursion in Val d’Orcia region: in the morning visit of Sant’Antimo Abbey and wine and olive oil tasting in a winery. Light lunch at the Enoteca of Montalcino After lunch, visit of Montalcino and transfer back to Siena. Farewell Dinner in a delightful restaurant in Siena. (BB L D) day 6 - Siena - florence Breakfast in Siena. Check-out of hotel. Today, we transfer to Florence. First, we stop in Greve in Chianti for a light lunch and wine tasting. Arrival in Florence and stop in Piazzale Michelangelo to admire the wonderful panorama. Check-in at your hotel. Dinner on your own. (BB L) day 7 - florence After breakfast enjoy a private walking tour of Florence. Walking guided tour of

Siena

WHAT IS INCLUDED • 5 Overnight stays at hotel palazzo ravizza in

Siena with breakfast service

• 2 Overnight stays at hotel santa maria novella

in Florence with breakfast service

• Private transfer from Florence airport to the

day 2 Siena In the morning, a guided visit of Siena including the entrance to the Cathedral. A tasting in Siena of pecorino cheese with honey, bruschetta with olive oil, typical Tuscan salami and Chianti Colli Senesi including a visit of the ancient well. In the afternoon, experience a cooking lesson and dinner in a cooking school in Siena. At the end of the course, participants will receive a diploma. (BB D) day 3 - chianti district Full Day excursion: in the morning visit of Chianti region with wine tasting in a winery and lunch in a typical restaurant. After lunch, visit the town of Colle Val d’Elsa and a chocolate tasting in an enoteca. Dinner free. (BB L)

Florence

Chianti

hotel in Siena

• Welcome dinner in a restaurant in the square

il campo

• An english speaking guide for the visit of

Siena (max 3 hours)

• Entrance at the cathedral in Siena

• Tasting in Siena of pecorino cheese with

the Duomo complex: Giotto’s bell tower, the Baptistery, the Cathedral with the magnificent Cupola del Brunelleschi. Visit of Galleria dell’ Accademia where you can admire the famous David by Michelangelo. (BB) day 8 - florence Transfer from hotel to Florence airport (FLR). (BB)

8 DAYS FROM USD $2699 TUSCAN CULINARY & WINE DELIGHTS Code Name: CLN

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DOUBLE: $2699 SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: $700 PRICES ARE PER PERSON, LAND ON LY.

DEPARTURE DATES GUARANTEED DEPARTURES: JUNE 11, 2012 / SEPTEMBER 8, 2012 PROGRAM CAN BE RUN ANY DATE UPON REQUEST

honey, bruschetta with olive oil, typical Tuscan salami and chianti colli senesi + visit of the ancient well • 1 Cooking lesson with dinner and diploma in Siena • Minivan or minibus at disposal for a full day excursion in chianti region and Colle Val d’elsa (max 8 hours) • Visit of a winery in Chianti region with wine tasting • Typical lunch in a restaurant in the Chianti region • Chocolate tasting in Colle Val d’elsa • Transfer by minivan or by minibus from the hotel to Chianti region and back after lunch • 1 Cooking lesson and lunch in a farmhouse in the Chianti region • Minivan or minibus at disposal for full day excursion in Val d’orcia region (max 8 hours) • Visit of a winery in Montalcino with wine and olive oil tasting • Light lunch at the Enoteca in Montalcino • Farewell dinner in a good restaurant in Siena • Collective transfer by minivan or by minibus from the hotel in Siena to a castle in Greve in chianti and to the hotel in Florence • Visit of a castle in Florentine Chianti with light lunch/wine tasting • An english speaking guide for the visit of Florence (max 3 hours) • Entrance to the cathedral in Florence • Entrance to accademia gallery • Private transfer from the hotel in Florence to Florence airport • Tour director during day 1 (welcome at the hotel), day 2, day 3, day 4 and day 5 • Drinks during the meals NOT INCLUDED: InterContinental Flights, Gratuities to Tour Director, Driver, Local Guides or Assistant, Porterage at airport, Beverages and meals not mentioned in the program, Travel Insurance; All That Is Not Specifically mentioned above.

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Capri Excursion, Pompeii Visit, Sorrento Sightseeing Winery Visit, Cooking Class, Gourmet Dining

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day 1 - welcome dinner Private transfer from Naples airport or railway station to the enchanting Villa. Upon your arrival, check-in to your room and relax. Explore the lovely grounds and the picturesque village. Tonight, enjoy the welcome dinner at Villa restaurant. (D) day 2: farmhouse visit ~ cooking class After a great breakfast, visit a local farm where the owners produce mozzarella cheese and olive oil. Tasting of cheese, limoncello and olive oil and lunch. Late afternoon, we meet our Chef to begin your first cooking class. At the end of the class, dinner at the villa with the courses prepared. (BB L D) day 3: capri excursion ~ cooking class After breakfast, excursion to Capri. The Grotto, Faraglioni, Anacapri and Monte Solaro are just a few of the natural attractions found here. Lunch on your own.

Return to the villa for your second cooking class followed by dinner. (BB D) day 4: amalfi coast ~ excursion Depart for the Amalfi Coast. Free time to shopping and exploration. Return to the villa. Tonight, dinner in an exclusive local restaurant. (BB D) day 5: cooking class This morning, we begin our third cooking class followed by lunch. This afternoon, we suggest that you explore Sorrento. (BB L) day 6: pasta factor -pizza party After breakfast, in the kitchen to make our pizza dough in only 30 minutes. Later, departure for a pasta factory visit with lunch. We also stop at a chocolate factory. Tonight, Farewell Pizza Dinner. (BB L D)

7 DAYS FROM USD $3789

AMALFI COAST CULINARY & WINE DELIGHTS Code Name: ACLN

PRICING

DOUBLE: $3789 SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: $700 PRICES ARE PER PERSON, LAND ONLY.

DEPARTURE DATES GUARANTEED DEPARTURES: Low Season (March, April, October, November) $3789 High Season (May, June, July, August, September): $4449

day 7: italy ~ usa Private transfer from villa to the Naples airport or railway station. (BB)

WHAT IS INCLUDED • 6 nights accommodations at Villa • Breakfast Daily

• Private Transfer from Naples airport or rail to Villa • Welcome dinner at the Villa restaurant

• Visit of local farm with tasting and typical lunch • Cooking class followed by dinner • Capri Excursion

• Second cooking class followed by dinner • Amalfi Coast Excursion

• Dinner in an exclusive selected restaurant • Cooking class followed by lunch • Pasta Factory visit with lunch • Chocolate Factory Visit

• Pizza Making Cooking Class • Farewell pizza dinner

• Transfer from Villa to Naples airport or rail

NOT INCLUDED: InterContinental Flights, Gratuities to Tour Director, Driver, Local Guides or Assistant, Porterage at airport, Beverages and meals not mentioned in the program, Travel Insurance; All That Is Not Specifically mentioned above.

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Rome, Sorrento Eternal City & The Amalfi Coast

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day 1 friday rome Welcome to Italy! Upon arrival at Rome airport (FCO) please proceed through Passport Control and collect your luggage inside the customs area. Private transfer to the hotel. In the evening, meeting with your Tour Host at the hotel. day 2 saturday vatican tour rome After breakfast, transfer to the Vatican for a guided visit of the Museum. Vatican art and history have always left a profound impression on visitors to Rome: discover the masterpieces of Greek and Roman ancient art, works of Raphael, Michelangelo and Caravaggio, the Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica. After the tour ends, return to the hotel by private coach. Afternoon, you are free to explore. In the evening, enjoy a dinner in a local restaurant. (BB D) day 3 sunday ancient rome with colosseum This afternoon, enjoy an Ancient Rome tour. Learn about the mythical origins, the thousand years of history and legendary heroes who made Rome “Caput Mundi” with a visit to the Colosseum. Tonight, enjoy a dinner in a traditional Roman trattoria. (BB D) day 4 monday pompeii sorrento Early morning transfer to Sorrento. En route stop in Pompeii and visit one of the most incredible historical sites in the world. Continue to Sorrento and lunch in a typical trattoria. Tonight, dinner is served in a local restaurant. (BB L D) day 5 tuesday capri sorrento Today, visit of Capri with guide. Capri is an enchanting and picturesque island made of limestone rock. A favorite with Roman emperors, the rich and famous, artists, and writers, it’s still one of the Mediterranean’s must-see places. (BB) day 6 wednesday sorrento Today is at leisure to explore and shop. Sorrento is an ideal location to discover the beauties of the region. (BB)

day 7 thursday amalfi drive sorrento Today, enjoy the visit of one of the most intriguing coastline in the world. Amalfi, Positano, Minori, Vietri The breathtaking cliffs, lemon and olive trees, small beaches, medieval watch towers and narrow roads make this place unique and earned it a listing in UNESCO World Heritage. Return to Sorrento. Farewell Dinner will be served in a panoramic restaurant on the hills of Sorrento. (BB D) day 8 friday italy ~ usa Private transfer to the Naples airport (NAP) or Naples Rail Station. (BB)

8 DAYS FROM USD $1849

ANDIAMO AMALFI COAST SPLENDOUR Code Name: AMF Hosted Tours Maximum Group Size: 16 Clients Guaranteed Departures Based On 2 Clients

4 STAR ACCOMMODATIONS

Rome: Ponte Sisto, Empire Palace Sorrento: Grand Hotel La Favorita, Imperial Hotel Tramontano, Grand Hotel Royal Note: Similar category hotels may be substituted.

TOUR ESCORT:

This tour is operated with an English speaking Tour Escort based on 6 or more travellers.

TOUR HOST:

WHAT IS INCLUDED • Private Arrival Transfer From Rome Airport

(FCO) to Rome Hotel

• Bus As Per Itinerary • Luggage Handling at Hotel • Tour Escort/Host • 3 Nights In Rome • 4 Nights In Sorrento

We guarantee this tour with a minimum of 2 travellers. If the numbers of travellers are 6 or less the tour will be operated with a Tour Host. The Tour Host will welcome the passengers upon their arrival at the hotel and will escort the guest to the restaurants when dinner is included. The Tour Host is available 24 hours by phone. Travellers receive a welcome travel guide with travel information, maps and an itinerary with details, tips and emergency toll free number.

• 1 Lunch, Wine Included • 4 Dinners, Wine Included • Vatican Museum Visit, Entrance Fee Included • Walking Tour Of Ancient Rome & Colosseum • Visit Of Pompeii, Entrance Fee Included • Walking Tour Of Sorrento • Visit Of Amalfi Coast • Visit Of Capri • Departure Transfer From Sorrento Hotel To

Naples Airport (NAP) or Naples Rail

NOT INCLUDED: Intercontinental Flights; Gratuities to Tour director, Driver, Local Guides or Assistant, Porterage at Airport, Beverages and Meals Not Mentioned In The Program, Optional Excursions, Travel Insurance, All that is not specifically mentioned above. MEAL LEGEND: (BB) Buffet Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner

PRICING

PRICES ARE PER PERSON , LAND ONLY SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: $1199 January

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$2269

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4, 11, 18, 25

$2269

June

1, 8, 15, 22, 29

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7, 14, 21, 28

$2269

October

5, 12, 19, 26

$1849

November

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Naples, Ravello Cooking Lessons with the Celebrated Chef

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day 1 - usa - italy Independent overnight flight from USA.

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS • Boat trip along the Costiera by day or night,

day 2 - arrival Arrive at Naples Airport (NAP) or Naples rail station. Transfer by private car to Ravello and check-in at your hotel and overnight. day 3 - our chef In the morning, we have a welcome meeting with our celebrated chef in her home. Under her guidance, we begin our first cooking lesion and prepare a delicious meal using fresh local ingredients. We lunch on the beautiful terrace facing the Mediterranean Sea and tasting the food we personally cooked. This evening, perhaps enjoy a light dinner at a local trattoria while exploring Ravello. (BB L) day 4 - cooking class & lunch Our second cooking lesson is followed by another delightful lunch. We can make resWHAT IS INCLUDED • Private transfers Naples/Ravello/Naples • Accommodation for 4 nights • 2 cooking lessons of 3 hours each • Porterage at Hotel

NOT INCLUDED: Intercontinental Flight; Gratuities; Porterage at airport or rail station; Beverages and meals not mentioned in the program; Tips, other Entrances and Personal Items; Travel Insurance; All that is not specifically mentioned above.

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taurant suggestions for you this evening. (BB L) day 5 - at leisure Today is yours for leisure or exploration. We can also arrange optional excursions for you. (BB) day 6 - italy ~ usa Private transfer to Naples Railway Station or Airport. (BB)

evening dinner on the boat with champagne and music, a fishing trip by night and more. • Trips to Capri, Pompeii, Paestum, Herculaneum, Naples and Villa Oplontis • Shopping in Positano, Salerno, Naples, Capri • Ceramic course or painting course, sailing course. • Mozzarella Cheese Factory • Limoncello factory • Local guide in Ravello for half days visits • Entrance fees to Villa Rufolo and Villa Cimbrone • Car, guide and entrance fees for the Full Day Tour to Pompeii and Sorrento

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Florence Padua Verona Siena Bolsena

MAGICAL TUSCIA Rome, Bolsena, Viterbo, Todi, Orvieto, Siena, Florence, Culinary, Gourmet, & Wine at Lake View

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CALL FOR CURRENT PRICING ANDIAMO MAGICAL TUSCIA Code Name: TUS

day 1 - usa - rome Depart USA to Rome airport (FCO). day 2 - rome Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Time to unpack rest and explore Rome. day 3 - rome Morning guided tour through the Eternal City seeing the Roman Forum, St. Peter’s Basilica, Coliseum and the Moses’ of Michelangelo in St. Peter’s in Chains. Afternoon at leisure. See also Piazza Navona, the Phanteon and Piazza di Spagna (BB) day 4 - rome - bolsena After breakfast, we head north following the Consular road build at Aurelio’s time on the Tyrrhenian coast passing Civitavecchia and reaching the Etruscan town of Tarquinia. A guided visit to the Necropolis will give the idea of the past glory of this town. Time to visit the town’s principal palaces such as Palazzo Vitelleschi and St. Mary of the Citadel church in Romanesque style. Stop in Tuscania to visit the Roman Byzantine Church. We then reach the shore of Lake Bolsena and our country house. After check in, meet with the owner for a welcome drink and dinner overlooking the lake at sunset. (BB D) day 5 - bolsena - viterbo - bolsena Day to explore and visit the Tuscia district. First a stop to Bagnaia crowned by the Villa Lante, the country house of several popes and also a great example of Renaissance gardening style. Visit at Bagnaia where Prince Charles did his architectural school. Then to the pope’s city of Viterbo, still encircled by its walls that has kept a medieval

air which is accentuated by the number of its artisans. Stop in Bomarzo Monster’s Park, built by Vicinio Orsini and is considered the first cultural Disneyland. Time at leisure. Return to Bolsena for a cruise over the largest lake in Italy of volcanic origin, seeing Bisentina Island, once summer residence of the popes and the crown territory of this crater. Return to the country house for dinner. (BB D) day 6 - cività - todi - orvieto bolsena Morning drive to Cività Bagnoregio, a spectacular and unique citadel located over a volcanic ridge corroded through the centuries by natural events and united to the world by a long narrow bridge. Then after crossing the Tiber River and entering Umbria, we reach Todi. A little old town on a pretty site overlooking a valley that has preserved some remarkable buildings. Amongst them, you’ll see also three sets of walls: Etruscan, Roman and Medieval. Later we reach and visit Orvieto, not only famous for its white wines but also of its predominant position over the Tiber Valley. We see the Cathedral completed in the 14th century where thirty-three architects, 152 Sculptures, 68 painters and 90 artists took part of the creation of this imposing masterpiece. Visit also the Old Quarter. Return to Bolsena for dinner. (BB D) day 7 - bolsena -Siena - florence This morning, we drive through a beautiful landscape to San Quirico d’Orcia. We visit this charming village and its geometric garden created around 1580. Then to Siena, important medieval town, known for its horse race “Il Palio” and its cookies. Later we will drive along the Chianti road

to Florence, capital of Renaissance Art. A walking guided tour will show you the Cathedral and Baptistery with its famous Golden Doors, the medieval quarter and Signoria Square. We visit the Academy of Fine Arts seeing Michelangelo’s David and other masterpieces. Time free for shopping. Late afternoon, return to Bolsena for dinner. (BB D) day 8 - bolsena After breakfast, we visit this charming little town of Bolsena with its Castle, the museum and St. Cristina Church famous for the Miracle of the Eucharist. The rest of the day at leisure. Tonight, you are invited by the owner to a special Dinner Party. (BB D) day 9 - bolsena - rome airport Early departure to reach the Rome airport (FCO) for your return flight. (BB) WHAT IS INCLUDED • Transfer

from airport to hotel in Rome group Transfer from Bolsena to Rome airport • Rome First Class hotels Centrally Located Bed & Breakfast • 5 Nights accommodation in Bolsena Country House • 7 Buffet Breakfast • 5 Dinner at Bolsena Country House • Farewell Dinner Party in Bolsena • Deluxe Mini Van fully equipped • Guided tour in Rome & Florence • Entrance fees to Florence Academy • Luggage handling at hotels one piece per person • One

NOT INCLUDED: Intercontinental Flight; Gratuities; Porterage at airport; Beverages and meals not mentioned in the program; Tips, other Entrances and Personal Items; Travel Insurance; All that is not specifically mentioned above.

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day 1 - usa - italy Independent overnight flight from USA to Venice. day 2 - ciao italia Arrival in Venice (VCE) and group transfer to your hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (D) day 3 - flavours of venice After breakfast, departure to Venice. Sightseeing of this city, that does not need any further introduction. Here we go to a “Cichetteria” to taste the typical “cicchetto”, the particular lunch prepared with very fresh local fish and other delicacies with wine pairing. Afternoon at leisure. Enjoy dinner together this evening. (BB L D) day 4 - prosecco hills - bassano del grappa - conegliano veneto We visit a dairy factory that has been making traditional cheeses for four generations. Among the vineyards we will enjoy some cheeses with a glass of Prosecco, the white sparkling wine famous worldwide. Afterwards, we will head towards Prosecco hills in order to visit one of the most respected estates located at a Palladian Villa of the 17th century, where at the end of the visit we will be treated with 3 local wines and cold cuts. We continue towards the charming Bassano del Grappa, we will go for a stroll in the historical centre. Here we visit one of the oldest distilleries of grappa for a tasting. (BB L D)

CALL FOR CURRENT PRICING ANDIAMO FRIULI GASTRONOMY TOUR Code Name: FRI Tour requires 10 participants to operate.

day 5 - san daniele del friuli - udine Departure to Friuli region, we visit San Daniele del Friuli, the “mecca” of the famous “prosciutto” (ham). At a ham factory we discover the secrets of its preparation and we enjoy a lunch with San Daniele ham and other local delicacies with a glass of Merlot of Colli Orientali. Afterwards, we continue towards Udine. Sightseeing tour of the city that preserves a Venetian imprinting in its Loggia of Lionello. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Udine. (BB L D) day 6 - discovering colli orientalicollio goriziano - cividale - the mosaics of aquileia After breakfast we head towards Cividale del Friuli, sightseeing tour of the attractive medieval town. We continue towards Collio, famous for its wine production. We sample authentic delicacies of the local gastronomic tradition at an “Agriturismo” among the vineyards of Collio. After we visit a top estate at a medieval castle to taste some of its best wines. We have a “grappa tasting” at a local distillery. In the afternoon, we visit the Roman archaeological site of Aquileia. Dinner and overnight in Udine. (BB L D)

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day 7 - ljubljana, the charming capital city (slovenia) Today, we head towards Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia. Sightseeing tour of the city with its baroque city center, to admire the castle overlooking the city, the beautiful bridges and the colourful market. We have a tasting of the most famous Slovenian wines and local products. .Dinner will be served at a typical Slovenian restaurant; experiencing traditional dishes from Karst cuisine. Overnight at our hotel in Trieste. (BB L D) day 8- trieste Today is dedicated to discover Trieste, the capital city of the region Friuli Venezia Giulia. We visit an oil mill that produces a D.O.P. oil well renowned and a wine cellar. After, we enjoy wine and oil tasting with local delicacies. Afternoon at leisure in the city center of Trieste. Farewell Dinner at an elegant restaurant in city centre. (BB L D) day 9- arrivederci ! After breakfast, we checkout and group transfer to the airport. (BB) WHAT IS INCLUDED • Group transfer by bus Trieste/Venice/Treviso

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Ljubljana)

• 2 grappa tastings • Visit to wine cellars, distilleries, diary and oil

mill as from our program

• Guided tours with professional guides (3 FD

in Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia; HD in Venice, Ljubljana, Trieste

NOT INCLUDED: Intercontinental Flight; Gratuities to Tour Director and Driver; Porterage at airport; Beverages and meals not mentioned in the program; Lunches and drinks; Admission fee for all sites and other activities as per itinerary; Travel Insurance, Arrival/Departure airport transfers; Tips, other Entrances, and Personal items; All that is not specifically mentioned above. MEAL LEGEND: (BB) Buffet Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner

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day 1 - bologna - parma Transfer from Bologna airport (BLQ) to your hotel in Parma. Check-in and rest. Time for discovery or exploration on your own. Enjoy independent dinner in town or at the hotel. Overnight in Parma. day 2 - parma After breakfast, guided tour of the old town center of Parma including Duomo (Cathedral), Baptistery, Farnese Theatre and many other spots that made this city of art famous worldwide. Lunch at a typical “Trattoria” of the city centre. Afternoon on your own for independent visits or shopping. Enjoy dinner on own. (BB L) day 3 - parma Departure for a guided tour and tasting at a dairy farm where the famous ParmigianoReggiano cheese is made. To follow: guided tour of a plant where Prosciutto di Parma (Parma ham) is made. Visit to a wine cellar of the Vini dei Colli di Parma (vineyards of the Parma foothills). Lunch/tasting with local wines and gourmet products. In the afternoon, guided tour of the impressive Torrechiara Castle. To follow: guided tour of the Museum of Salame di Felino (the best salami in Italy) located in the cellars of the elegant Felino Castle. Return to Parma. (BB L) day 4 - parma Transfer to the flat area of the Province of Parma called “Bassa Parmense”. Welcoming at this unique farm in Italy. Guided tour of the medieval cellars of the King of the Hams “Culatello di Zibello” (prime cut

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ham). To follow: hands-on cooking class focused on the different kinds of typical pasta. Lunch of what you cooked together with local products made by the farm itself. In the afternoon, guided tour of one of the best castles of the area: Rocca Meli Lupi in Soragna still inhabited by the Prince Diofebo Meli Lupi. Free time for shopping in the Fidenza Village Outlet, the most exclusive outlet shopping in Italy. Aperitif, tasting the typical specialties at the restaurant obtained by an old cheese stock house of the Villaggio del Gusto.Return to Parma. (BB L) day 5 - modena-bologna Breakfast and check-out. Transfer to Modena. Guided tour of the old town centre: Duomo, Ducal Palace, Piazza Grande and Estense Gallery with a focus also on the historical gourmet stores. To follow: visit to a plant where Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Modena (traditional balsamic vinegar of Modena) is made. Light lunch at the vinegar plant with tasting of local products. In the afternoon, transfer to Bologna. Check-in at your hotel. Time for discovery or exploration the city on your own. Enjoy independent dinner in town on own. (BB L) day 6 - boglogna Breakfast. Guided tour of the city centre focused on the historical gourmet stores with tastings followed by a lunch at one of the most famous store “Osteria” of the city. In the afternoon, time on your own for independent visits and shopping. “Arrivederci”

dinner at one of the most typical restaurants of the city. (BB L D) day 7 - departure Breakfast and check-out. Transfer on own to Bologna Airport (BLQ) or to train station for your departure home or to continue your Italian journey. 7 DAYS FROM USD $2189 ANDIAMO EMILIA ROMAGNA FLAVORS Code Name: ER

DEPARTURE DATES FROM BOLOGNA Guaranteed (with a minimum of 4 clients) Mar 12- Apr 16 - May 21 - Jun 18 - Jul 16 - Sep 17 - Oct 08 - Nov 5

PRICING Per Person in Double Room 2 People $3249 4 People $2699 6 People $2409 8 People $2369 10 People $2249 12 People $2189 DOUBLE SINGLE USE SUPPLEMENT $425 MEAL LEGEND: (BB) Buffet Breakfast, (L) Lunch or Light Lunch, (FC) Farewell Cocktail (D) Dinner

WHAT IS INCLUDED • 4

nights in 4**** Hotel in Parma with B&B nights in 3***Hotel in Bologna with B&B • all transportation (including the transfer from the airport on the 1st day) as per program (except for 2 people which is upon request), visits, activities and meals (drinks included) as per program. • 2

NOT INCLUDED: IIntercontinental Flight, Gratuities to Tour Director/Driver-Guide, Local Guide and Driver, Porterage at airport. Beverages and meals not mentioned in the program, Travel Insurance. Everything not mentioned in “What is Included”. IMPORTANT NOTES:If, after a confirmation, there will be additional participants, discounts will be applied to the previous clients depending on the final number of participants

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Torino, Langhe Winery Tours & Tastings, Delicious Regional Cuisine

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day 1 milan ~ torino Arrive Milan Malpensa Airport. Renta-car, or private transfer to Torino. Accommodation at Principi di Piemonte hotel, an elegant 5 star facility centrally located, with private garage and a stateof-the-art wellness center. Dinner in a typical Piemontese restaurant, savour the “Piedmontese” specialties such as carne all’albese, agnolotti, brasato al Barolo, hazel-nut cake, and sip a glass of the finest Barbera, Barbaresco or Barolo wines. (D) day 2 torino Morning guided walking tour of Torino: discover the “first” capital city of Italy from the Roman Gates to its splendid Baroque Palaces. Art and history are very much at home in Turin, and this can be seen by the city’s museums and palazzos, its piazzas, courtyards and churches. You will enjoy the beauty of its historical centre, Piazza Castello with the Royal Palace, Palazzo Madama, and the Cathedral. Lunch in a beautiful historical Cafè to taste the Piedmontese culinary tradition. Enjoy your free time exploring Torino on your own, taking a cooking class, shopping in world class stores, tasting the world famous gelati of the Piemonte, visiting museums or simply relaxing at your leisure. Dinner in a typical northern Italian pizzeria! Followed by a memorable guided tour: Magic Turin or Underground Turin. (BB L D) day 3 torino ~ langhe Morning, enjoy free time in the Porta Palazzo open-market, the largest in Europe and look for the Italian specialties (i.e. mozzarella factory, agnolotti factory, chocolate factory). Check-out of hotel. Transfer to Langhe by traveling through the Piemonte countryside and arrive at the Villa Beccaris Hotel, an elegant resort set in the heart of the wine region. Evening dinner in Monforte 1 Michelin star world-class cuisine. (BB D) day 4 wine tasting ~ truffles Stroll leisurely in Barbaresco village, the land of Gaja, and take a guided tour of Marchesi di Gresy winery OR stroll in Barolo and take a guided tour at Marchesi 16

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di Barolo winery, one of the oldest in Italy, and the birthplace of the magnificent Barolo wine at the beginning of 19th century. After the tour, savour the wine tasting of the best Barbera, Barbaresco and Barolo wines. Stroll in picturesque La Morra village and admire the breath-taking panorama on the 11 Barolo producing villages. For lunch, enjoy everything Piemonte cuisine has to offer at the Ristorante Belvedere in La Morra. Afternoon: stroll in Alba, the land of the “white truffle” with its famous medieval city center. Stop at Truffle & Co. shop to taste some most delectable Langhe specialties. Dinner at Locanda nel Borgo in Barolo-Monforte 1 Michelin star worldclass cuisine). (BB L D) day 5 milan ~ usa Check-out of the hotel and transfer to Milan Malpensa Airport or if you like extend your stay! Liguria: Cinque Terre and Portofino are a short 2 hours by car, or Tuscany: Chianti area, Siena are a 4 hours by car, or Venice is 4 hours by train. (BB)

WHAT IS INCLUDED • 2 nights of accommodation in DBL standard

room in Torino

• 2 nights of accommodation in DBL standard

room in Langhe

• Buffet Breakfast Daily • 5 days car rental • 2 half day city tours with an English speaking

guide

NOT INCLUDED: InterContinental Flights, Gratuities to Tour Director, Driver, Local Guides or Assistant, Porterage at airport, Beverages and meals not mentioned in the program, Travel Insurance; All That Is Not Specifically mentioned above.

CALL FOR CURRENT PRICING ANDIAMO TORINO DECODED Code Name: TOR

ACCOMMODATIONS 4 STAR HOTELS MEAL LEGEND: (BB) Buffet Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner

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Bari

Brindisi Lecce Taranto

D ISCO VER A P ULIA

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Bari, Lecce, Locorotondo, Alberobello, Ostuni, Altamura Region of Glorious Churches, Castles, & Sun-Bleached Beaches

day 1 - usa - italy Independent overnight flight from USA for Bari Italy. day 2 - bari - lecce Upon arrival at Bari (BRI), transfer to Lecce and check into your hotel. This evening, gather for a welcome drink and dinner. (D) day 3 - otranto & lecce Today we explore Oranto and marvel at the exquisite floor mosaic inside Otranto’s Cathedral. Return to Lecce in the afternoon and visit a private workshop to observe artisans at work on wonderful papier-mâché figures. (BB) day 4 - lecce & martina franca Following a lecture on baroque architecture, take a walking tour of Lecce’s central area. En route, stop at the Antinori Masseria Maime wine estate in the Salento region. Apulia produces more grapes than any other region. Antinori has been producing excellent reds such as Negroamaro, Malvasia Nera, and Primitivo since 1998. Enjoy a tour of the new estate followed by a wine tasting and lunch. This afternoon, arrive at your resort. Enjoy your surroundings before gathering for dinner in the hotel. (BB L D) day 5 - castel del monte & trani Travel north to admire the geometric harmony and majestic octagonal plan of the

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4 STAR HOTELS Note: Similar category hotels may be substituted.

day 6 - locorotondo, alberobello & ostuni Visit a mozzarella factory in Locorotondo. Later, discover the curiously shaped trulli houses, a vernacular architecture seen only in Apulia. In this fairy-tale city hundreds of these delightful dwellings clustered together form a World Heritage site. Return to the hotel for an afternoon to relax. Enjoy the pool and spa facilities or take a bike ride through the olive groves towards the beach. Tonight, we have a dinner of local specialties in a restored farmhouse. (BB D)

MEAL LEGEND: (BB) Buffet Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner

day 7 - altarmura & bari Visit a family-run bakery in Altamura, which produces a unique blend of bread, turning it into delicious focaccie and pizze. This afternoon, explore the seaport of Bari. This evening, dine in the hotel’s restaurant. (BB D) day 8 - egnazia & polignano a mare Go inside the walls of the ancient city of Egnazia to view the treasures unearthed by archaeologists. Stop in enchanting Polignano, before returning to the hotel for an afternoon at leisure. Gather this eve-

ning for a farewell dinner at a local farmstead. (BB D) day 9 - italy - usa Depart Bari (BRI) for the USA on individual flights. (B) WHAT IS INCLUDED Accommodations Transportation • Local Guides • Meals as specified • •

NOT INCLUDED: Intercontinental Flight; Gratuities; Porterage at airport; Arrival/Departure airport transfers; Beverages and meals not mentioned in the program; Tips, other Entrances and Personal Items; Travel Insurance; All that is not specifically mentioned above.

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Cinque Terre ( 5 Villages) Italian Riviera: Paradise on Earth

day 1 - usa - italy Independent overnight flight from USA to Genova (GOA). day 2 - cinque terre Independent arrival in Sestri Levante. After check-in begin your tour where you will have a view on the breathtaking Silence Bay and Fable Bay. After lunch in a restaurant free time for shopping. Late afternoon, visit an oil mill for a guided tour and local food and wine tasting. Dinner at hotel. (L D) day 3 - cinque terre national park Meet your guide and train transfer to La Spezia and public bus transfer at “Groppo di Manarola” where you will be visiting the “Cinque Terre Wine Growers’ Cooperative”. During the guided tour (about one hour) you will be looking at the different vineyard growing and wine production phases. Tasting of three local wines and of a glass of “Schiacchetrà liqueur”. Then walk through the vineyards to Manarola, guided visit of the village and walking on to Riomaggiore along the celebrated Lovers’ Pathway (Via dell’Amore). Steamer transfer to Vernazza and lunch in a restaurant. After lunch,

guided tour of the village. The steamer will then take you to Monterosso and after the guided tour of the medieval village you will take the train to Sestri Levante. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel. (BB L D)

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night stay in Cinque Terre train and public bus ticket as specified in the program • All lunches in restaurant as described in the programme • Assistance of licensed tour guide (1 Half Day + 1 full day) • Admission ticket, guided tour and tasting in an oil mill in Sestri Levante • Tasting at the Cinque Terre Wine Growers’ Cooperative • “Cinque Terre Card” with admission to the Cinque Terre National Park • Admission ticket, guided tour and wine tasting at Bosoni’s wine-producing firm • Admission ticket, guided tour at Romanengo’s dragé workshop • All

NOT INCLUDED: Intercontinental Flight; Gratuities; Porterage at airport; Beverages and meals not mentioned in the program; Tips, other Entrances and Personal Items; Travel Insurance; All that is not specifically mentioned above.

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Taormina, Palermo Breathtaking Sights,Tastes, Perfumes & Heritage of this Mediterranean Civilization

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day 1 (monday) catania/taormina Welcome to Sicily! Upon arrival at Catania airport (CTA) please proceed through Passport Control and collect your luggage inside the customs area. Private transfer to your hotel In Taormina. day 2 (tuesday) taormina mt etna jeep ride Etna Jeep Ride with Light Lunch (light lunch wine included) (8:30AM - 4:30PM) Today, you will be picked up at your hotel by an off-road driver and transferred to Mt. Etna. Experience Mount Fontana, view of Bove Valley, Thieves Cave, extinct craters of Sartorius Mounts, and lava flow from the 2002 eruption. Enjoy a light lunch at a winery farmhouse tasting typical Sicilian dishes and wine. Tonight, dinner at a local restaurant. (D) day 3 (wednesday) taormina/syracuse/taormina Today, we depart for Syracuse, founded by colonists from Cornith in 735 B.C. and once the most important competitor to Athens. On arrival, stroll through the streets of Ortygia Island, the heart of the city center. Light lunch at a local restaurant. This afternoon, we visit the Archaeological Park (admission fee) which highlights the Greek Theatre, the Roman Amphitheatre and the Paradise Quarry. After, we return to Taormina. (BB L) day 4 (thursday) taormina/piazza armerina & agrigento/palermo Today, we drive to Agrigento to visit the Greek Doric Temples. After, we continue to Piazza Armerina where we view the ruins of the Roman Villa of Casale (admission fee). We continue to Palermo, the capital of Sicily. Tonight, dinner in a local trattoria. (BB D) Note: The Roman Villa of Casale in Piazza Armerina is going to close for renovation. In case the Villa is closed we will remove this visit and drive straight from Agrigento to Taormina. day 5 (friday) palermo/erice, salt flats, olive oil, segesta & winery/ palermo Early departure for Erice, famous for marzipan. We continue to Trapani on the Salt Way Road. Tour the historic salt flats, where the ancient tradition of harvesting salt from the sea is still practiced. Enjoy a 20

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• Palermo: Three nights accommodation • Daily breakfast buffet • Taormina: one dinner at local restaurant with

set group menù • Syracuse: one light lunch at local restaurant with set group menù • Palermo: one dinenr in a local trattoria with set group menù • One light lunch at olive oil factory/farmhouse with tasting of typical local dishes • One visit to Sicilian cellar with Sicilian wine tasting • Vehicle/coach with air conditioning, no toilet • English speaking Tour Director/Driver Guide as per program • All sightseeing, tasting and excursions as specified in the itinerary • Hotel & VAT NOT INCLUDED: Intercontinental Flight, Gratuities to Tour Director/ Driver-Guide, Local Guide and Driver, Porterage at airport, Luggage handling fee at hotel. Beverages and meals not mentioned in the program, Travel Insurance; Tips, Admission Fees, Licensed local guide if less than 8 people on the tour

light farmhouse lunch at an olive oil factory. This afternoon, we continue to Segesta, to visit the Doric Temple (admission fee). Then to a local winery to taste Sicilian wine. Return to Palermo. (BB L) day 6 (saturday) monreale, palermo & cefalù Our first stop is Monreale to see where the Arab-Norman art and architecture reached the pinnacle of its glory. We continue to Palermo to explore the lively Capo Market, a large open air street market. After, we see Piazza Pretoria and Via Maqueda. Afternoon, we depart for Cefalù, a charming coastal town home where we visit the city center. Later we return to Palermo. (BB) day 7 (sunday) palermo Time to say goodbye to Sicily. Private transfer to Palermo airport (PMO). (BB)

Erice Marsala Agrigento

Palermo

Taormina

Castelbuono Enna

Syracuse

7 DAYS FROM USD $1899 ANDIAMO SICILIAN HERITAGE BELLA Code Name: BELLA Maximum Group Size: 25 passengers Gauranted Departure with 2 passengers

Departure dates from Taormina (Monday)

LOW SEASON Jan: 16,30 - Feb: 13,27 - Mar: 12, 26- Nov: 5,12 -Dec: 3,10 HIGH SEASON Apr: 2,9,16,23,30 - May: 7,14,21,28 - Jun: 4,11,18,25 - Jul 2,9,16 - Aug: 27 - Sep: 3,10,17,24- Oct: 1,8,15,22,29

FEATURED PROPERTIES Taormina: Hotel Villa Diodoro Palermo: Hotel Plaza Opera Hotel Note: Hotels may be substituted with similar category List of hotels will be advised 20 days before departure

PRICING

$1899 LOW SEASON: January 14-March 31; November 3-December 22 $1999 PEAK SEASON: April 7-October 27 EASTER SUPPLEMENT $235.00 SINGLE SUPPLEMENT $500.00 PRICES ARE PER PERSON, LAND ONLY MEAL LEGEND: (BB) Buffet Breakfast, (L) Lunch or Light Lunch, (FC) Farewell Cocktail (D) Dinner

IMPORTANT TO NOTE: This tour is operated with a Driver-Guide up to 7 people. The tour will be operated with a DriverGuide. The Driver Guide is not a Licensed Tourist Guide. Licensed Tourist Guide: are the only professionals with a Regional license permitted to conduct visits and tours in all sites and museums within a city. The driver cannot escort you inside the monuments because this is not allowed by Italian Law. The tour is operated with a Tour Director with 8 participants or more. Licensed Tourist Guides are provided. Monreale & Palermo maximum 4 hours Agrigento: maximum 2 hours Piazza Armerina: maximum 2 hours Syracuse: maximum 4 hours


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Palermo, Taormina Discover the Enchanting Island

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day 1 (saturday) palermo Welcome to Sicily! Upon arrival at Palermo airport (PMO) proceed through Passport Control and collect your luggage inside the customs area. Private transfer to your hotel. Tonight, enjoy a Welcome Dinner at a local restaurant. (D) day 2 (sunday) monreale, palermo & cefalù Today, we visit the famous Cathedral of Monreale one of the greatest examples of “Norman architecture” (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norman_ architecture ) Norman architecture in the world. Next, we explore the Palermo Capo open air market , Fountaon of Pretoria Maqueda Quarter. This afternoon, we depart for the undiscovered jewel of Cefalù. Return to Palermo. (BB) day 3 (monday) marsala wine, olive oil, erice Today, we visit Marsala winery and taste Sicilian wines. We travel and admire the hills of salt on the Salt Way Road where the ancient tradition of harvesting salt from the sea is still practiced. Enjoy a light farmhouse lunch at an olive oil factory. Continue to Erice famous for marzipan. Return to Palermo. (BB L) day 4 (tuesday) agrigento & piazza armerina Today, we drive to Agrigento to visit the Greek Doric Temples. After, we continue to Piazza Armerina where we view the ruins of the Roman Villa of Casale (Admission Fee: not included). We continue to Taormina, the resort town of Sicily. Tonight, dinner in a local trattoria. (BB D) day 5 (wednesday) taormina/syracuse/ taormina Today, we depart for Syracuse, founded by colonists from Cornith in 735 B.C. and once the most important competitor to Athens. On arrival stroll through the streets of Ortygia Island, the heart of the city center. Light lunch at a local restaurant. This afternoon, we visit the Archaeological Park (Admission Fee: not included) which highlights the Greek Theatre, the Roman Amphitheatre and the Paradise Quarry. After, we return to Taormina. (BB L) day 6 (thursday) taormina mt etna Etna Jeep Ride with Light Lunch (light lunch wine included) (8:30AM - 4:30PM)

WHAT IS INCLUDED • Palermo: three nights accommodation

• Taormina: three nights accommodation, sea

view room

• Private Round trip airport transfers • Daily breakfast buffet

• Palermo: one dinner with set group menu

• One light lunch at olive oil factory/farmhouse

with tasting of typical local dishes

• One visit to Sicilian cellar with Sicilian wine

tasting

• Taormina: one dinner in a local trattoria with

set group menù

• Syracuse: one light lunch at local restaurant

with set group menù • Vehicle/coach with air conditioning, no toilet • English speaking Tour Director/Driver-Guide as per program • All sightseeing, tasting and excursions as specified in the itinerary • Hotel & VAT

NOT INCLUDED: Flight, Gratuities to Tour Director/Driver-Guide, Local Guide and Driver, Porterage at airport, Luggage handling fee at hotel, Beverages and meals not mentioned in the program, Travel Insurance, Admission Fees approximately Euros 8 per person payable directly on the spot., Optional Excursions, Licensed tourist guide if less than 8 people on the tour, City Taxes

Today,you will be picked up at your hotel by an offroad driver and transferred to Mt. Etna. Experience Mount Fontana (view of Bove Valley), the Thieves Cave, extinct craters of Sartorius Mounts, and lava flow from the 2002 eruption. Enjoy a light lunch at a wineryfarmhouse tasting typical Sicilian dishes and wine. Afternoon, return to Taormina hotel. (BB L) day 7 (friday) taormina/catania Time to say goodbye to Sicily. Private transfer to Catania airport (CTA). Let us know if you would like to extend your stay in this beatiful resort town. Perhaps you would like to enjoy our Taromina Gourmet cooking class?. (BB) optional taormina gourmet with lunch & beverages (9:30am - 1:30pm) This morning, transfer to a local restaurant in Taormina where we are greeted by our Chef. A brief walk to an open air market where we’ll purchase fresh fruit, vegetables and the ingredients for our cooking course. We return to the restaurant to begin cooking. At the end of our lesson, we enjoy our scrumptious creations with a beautifully paired Sicilian wine. Dessert follows accompanied by a local dessert wine. (BB L)

Palermo

Taormina Catania

Piazza Armerina Agrigento Caltagirone Syracuse

7 DAYS FROM USD $1899 ANDIAMO SICILIAN HERITAGE BELLO Code Name: BELLO Maximum Group Size: 25 passengers Gauranted Departure with 2 passengers

DEPARTURE DATES: (SATURDAY DEPARTURE) LOW SEASON Jan:

14, 28 - Feb: 11, 25 - Mar: 10, 17, 24, 31- Nov: 3, 10, 24 -Dec: 8, 22 HIGH SEASON Apr: 7, 14, 21, 28 - May: 5, 12, 19, 26 - Jun: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 - Jul 14, 21 - Sep: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 - Oct: 6, 13, 20, 27

FEATURED PROPERTIES Palermo: Hotel Plaza Opera - Taormina: Hotel Villa Diodoro, Hotel Note: Hotels may be substituted with similar category

PRICING

$1899 LOW SEASON: January 14-March 31; November 3-December 22 $`1999 PEAK SEASON: April 7-October 27 EASTER SUPPLEMENT $235.00 SINGLE SUPPLEMENT $500.00 PRICES ARE PER PERSON, LAND ONLY MEAL LEGEND: (BB) Buffet Breakfast, (L) Lunch or Light Lunch, (D) Dinner

IMPORTANT TO NOTE: This tour is operated with a DriverGuide up to 7 people. : The tour will be operated with a Driver-Guide. The Driver Guide is not a Licensed Tourist Guide. Licensed Tourist Guide: are the only professionals with a Regional license permitted to conduct visits and tours in all sites and museums within a city. The driver cannot escort you inside the monuments because this is not allowed by Italian Law. The tour is operated with a Tour Director with 8 participants or more. Licensed Tourist Guides are provided Monreale & Palermo maximum 4 hours Agrigento: maximum 2 hours Piazza Armerina: maximum 2 hours Syracuse: maximum 4 hours .com

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Piazza Armerina Agrigento Caltagirone Syracuse

Malta; Taormina, Sicily Double the Beauty

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day 1 thursday - usa - malta Independent overnight flight from USA to Malta. day 2 friday - malta Arrive at Malta airport (MLA) and transfer to your hotel. Day at leisure. day 3 saturday - malta: valletta mdina & marsaxlokk A full day tour with visits to the Upper Barakka Gardens, St. John’s Cathedral, and Valletta’s Grand Masters Palace. We explore the fishing village of Marsaxlokk, an ideal stop for lunch. This afternoon we visit the Hagar Qim Temple site. And do a walking tour of Mdina. (BB) day 4 sunday - sicily: catania & taormina Free day for shopping or an optional excursion to Gozo Island. Tonight, transfer to the airport and independent departure to reach Catania airport (CTA). In Sicily you are met and transferred to your hotel in Taormina. (BB) day 5 monday - sicily: taormina Today, explore and enjoy the beautiful seaside town of Taormina. (BB) day 6 tuesday - sicily: catania & syracuse Departure to Catania, in the shadow of Mount Etna. Here we visit the old city. Later a drive to Syracuse. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. This afternoon, we visit the Archaeological Park and the Roman Amphitheatre. Return to Taormina (BB L)

Malta

WHAT IS INCLUDED

Valletta

CALL FOR CURRENT PRICING ANDIAMO TWO ISLAND TOUR Code Name: MALT

• Small group size; Minimum 2 clients, Maximum 25 clients • Group Airport/Port Transfers for services done from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM • Buffet continental breakfast daily • Deluxe Vehicle-coach with Air Conditioning • English speaking Tour Director/Driver as per program • One light lunch at farmhouse tasting typical Etna dishes • One lunch at local restaurant with group set-menù in Syracuse • All sightseeing and excursions as specified in the itinerary • 1 Full Day jeep ride excursion to Etna Volcano • Admission fee

NOT INCLUDED: Intercontinental Flight; Gratuities to Tour Director, Driver and Local Guides; Porterage at airport; Beverages and meals not mentioned in the program; Arrival/Departure airport transfers; Admission fee for all sites and other activities as per itinerary; Travel Insurance.

Taormina Catania

DEPARTURES: CALL FOR DEPARTURE INFORMATION

ACCOMMODATIONS (FIRST CLASS) 4 STAR HOTELS Note: Hotels may be substituted with similar category

CALL FOR CURRENT PRICING

MEAL LEGEND: (BB) Buffet Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner

day 7 wednesday - sicily: jeep ride to mount etna A short drive by jeep takes us to the slopes of Mt. Etna to see the lava fields and volcano. We visit the Cave of Thieves and Mount Fontana. Next enjoy local Etna specialties in our light lunch. Later, a stop at the entrance of Alcantara Gorges. Return to Taormina. (BB L) day 8 thursday - taormina - catania Transfer to Catania Airport (CTA) for your return flight. (BB)

SPECIAL ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE INFO The tour starts in Malta airport (MLA) and finishes in Catania airport (CTA) •

We strongly recommend to our clients that you obtain international airline tickets with arrival in Malta airport and departure from Catania airport •

Passengers also must obtain a domestic flight from Malta to Catania (operated by: Air Malta/KM) or ferry ticket from Malta port to Catania port (operated by: Virtu Ferries) •

Flight details are subject to Airline reconfirmation. We are not responsible for flight changes, flight cancellation or rescheduled flights. Tickets and rates are available on request.

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Palermo

Palermo, Syracuse, Taormina

Piazza Armerina Agrigento Caltagirone Syracuse

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day 1 (saturday) palermo Welcome to Sicily! Upon arrival at Palermo airport (PMO) please proceed through the Passport Control and collect your luggage inside customs area. Private transfer to your hotel. Tonight, dinner at a local restaurant. (D)

fee) highlights: Greek Theatre, Roman Amphitheatre and the Paradise Quarry. A short drive takes us to Marzamemi, a village that grew around its’ tuna fishery. Enjoy, a light lunch in a local trattoria. Late afternoon we return to Syracuse. (BB L)

day 2 (sunday) monreale, palermo & cefalù Today, we visit the famous Cathedral of Monreale one of the greatest examples of (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norman_ architecture) Norman architecture in the world. Next, we explore the Palermo Capo open air market, Fountain of Pretoria Maqueda Quarter. This afternoon, we depart for the undiscovered jewel of Cefalù. Return to Palermo. (BB)

day 6 (thursday) syracuse/modica & ragusa/taormina We depart for Modica; for a chocolate tasting which is produced from an ancient Aztec recipe. After, we continue on to Ragusa. Upon arrival, walk through the historical town of to admire the wide array of Baroque architecture. Here we enjoy a snack in a local bar. Later, we continue to Taormina, the world famous resort town of Sicily. (BB S)

day 3 (monday) marsala wine, olive oil, erice Today, we visit Erice, famous for marzipan. Later, we travel to Trapani on the Salt Way Road where the ancient tradition of harvesting salt from the sea is still practiced. Enjoy a farmhouse lunch at an olive oil factory. After, we visit the famous Doric Temple of Segesta built by the Elymian people (admission fee). Then to a local winery for a tasting. Return to Palermo. (BB L)

day 7 (friday) taormina Today is at leisure to explore this beautiful town or perhaps an Optional Excursion? (BB)

day 4 (tuesday) palermo/agrigento/ syracuse After breakfast we depart Palermo to drive to Agrigento. Here we marvel at the magnificent Doric Temples (admission fee) that dominate the ancient town, much of which still lies intact under today’s fields and orchards. Light lunch will be served in a local trattoria. Later we continue to Syracuse, founded by colonists from Cornith in 735 B.C. and once the most important competitor to Athens. The balance of the day is at leisure. (BB L) day 5 (wednesday) syracuse & marzamemi Stroll through the streets of Ortygia Island, the heart of city center. We visit the Archaeological Park (admission

Taormina Catania

day 8 (saturday) taormina/catania Time to say goodbye to Sicily. Private transfer to Catania airport (CTA). (BB) 8 DAYS FROM $2599

SICILIAN CELEBRATION Code Name: CBL SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: $515 GUARANTEED DEPARTURES

WHAT IS INCLUDED • Palermo:

three nights accommodation two nights accommodation, sea view room • Taormina: two nights accommodation, sea view room • Daily breakfast buffet • Palermo: one dinner with set group menu • One light lunch at olive oil factory/farmhouse with tasting of typical local dishes • One visit to Sicilian cellar with Sicilian wine tasting • Syracuse: one dinner in a local trattoria with set group menu • Marzamemi: one dinner in a local trattoria with set group menu • Ragusa: one snack in a local bar • Vehicle/coach with air conditioning, no toilet • English speaking Tour Director/Driver-Guide as per program • All sightseeing, tasting and excursions as specified in the itinerary • Hotel & VAT • Syracuse:

NOT INCLUDED: InterContinental Flights, Gratuities to Tour Director, Driver, Local Guides or Assistant, Porterage at airport, Beverages and meals not mentioned in the program, Travel Insurance; All That Is Not Specifically mentioned above. MEAL LEGEND: (BB) Buffet Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (S) Snack (D) Dinner

Featured Properties Used For This Tour Palermo: Hotel Plaza Opera Syracuse: Hotel Royal Maniace Taormina: Hotel Villa Diodoro List of properties used will be advised 20 days before tour departure In case of overbooking, hotel may be substituted with similar categories or superior 2012 Departure dates from Palermo (Saturday) March: 24, April: 14, 28 , May: 5, June: 16, 30, July 21, September: 8, 29, October: 13, 27

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2012 BROCHURE

PHOTOGRAPHS COURTESY OF: La Minervetta Sorrento - Inside Cover Hank Meirowitz - Page 21 Theresa Doyle Italian Tourist Board

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