September 30 - October 12, 2017

Join friends of WYPR and general manager, Tony Brandon, on an eleven day wine, food, art and history lover’s adventure to Lake Como, Emilia Romagna, Tuscany and Umbria. Sample the deep mouth-watering red wines in Chianti & Montepulciano. And enjoy the crisp whites of Orvieto. You’ll spend your days exploring the colorful markets, lush vineyards, towering hill towns and rich archeological sites of this ancient land. Dine in local trattorias and stroll through charming villages, plus you’ll enjoy exploring Italy’s culinary capital of Bologna! Don’t miss out. Space is limited.

Expedition Highlights

Two relaxing days on the shores of Lake Como
Bologna, Italy's culinary capital: spend three days exploring
Three unforgettable nights in Chianti, Tuscany
Tuscan hill towns, Pienza and Montepulciano
An entertaining cooking class
Wine tastings in Montepulciano and Chianti
Lunch in a 2,500 year old ancient Etruscan cave 
Tastings of olive oil, Balsamic vinegar, prosciutto and cheeses
A like-minded group of WYPR travelers

Expedition Facts

12 Days/11 Nights (not including air travel)
*$4,595 per person double occupancy Land
$975 Single Supplement (waived if you are willing to share and a roommate is found)
Group flight departs Baltimore for Milan on September 30, 2017
October 1: trip begins at 6:00pm in Varenna, Lake Como
October 12: trip ends in Rome after breakfast

Group Air

$1,150 on British Airways: Airport transfers in Europe included.


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