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Polignano a Mare, Puglia Sold Out
Jun 23 2020

Summer in the South: Puglia – June 2020

With Optional Visit to Matera: "City of Stones" and 2019 European Culture Capitol

This trip defines the easy-going southern Italian lifestyle. You’ll be spending the whole week in a comfortable 4-star hotel by the crystalline Adriatic sea, restful and life-affirming after that long trip across the Atlantic. Each day will unfold new secrets of Italy’s heel, visibly rich in Arabic, Byzantine, Spanish and Norman traces. You’ll explore with your local guide several Pugliese towns, including Polignano a Mare, the magical town shown above. Optional visits include Matera, the 2019 European Cultural Capital, as well as Otranto and Gallipoli in the Salento and the unique Castellana Caves.

Castellet Sold Out

Indulge in the casual and relaxed pace of Southern France. These azure skies give meaning to the term “French Blue”, and the gnarly olive trees, heady lavender, perky sunflowers, and sublime local wine and food are unsurpassed.  Our week introduces you to the countryside of Provence as well as the impressive Mediterranean coastline. Explore the land of Van Gogh, Chagall and Cezanne. Immerse in the most famous French markets, filled with local produce and goods as well as the works of French artisans.  All this and more await your exploration!

Check “Special Features” for our de rigueur Parisian Pre-tour!

 

ostuni Sold Out
Oct 2 2020

Savoring Puglia – October 2020

With a Visit to Matera: "City of Stones" and 2019 European Culture Capitol

Dubrovnik Sold Out
Sep 22 2020

ONLY 2 SPOTS LEFT! An increasingly coveted destination among discerning travelers, Croatia waits for you with millenia of rich historical heritage, splendid architecture, vibrant cultural life and authentic local cuisine. Join us for a luxurious 11-day foray along its renowned Adriatic Coastline, basing in four splendidly diverse locations: Dubrovnik, the island of Hvar, Imperial Split, and the lush Istrian peninsula. With 5-star accommodations in three locations,  and a 4-star heritage hotel in Split, this truly is the BEST introduction to Croatia!

Don’t miss on opportunity to experience this meandering journey along the Adriatic…

Dubrovnik Sold Out

Boasting an impressive 1246 islands, islets, ridges and rocks, the Croatian Adriatic is one of the last remaining oases of astounding natural beauty and pristine turquoise waters. Its people, having lived through events we can barely imagine, have come out the other side with wisdom and a true appreciation for their land. An increasingly coveted destination among discerning travelers, Croatia waits for you with millenia of rich historical heritage, splendid architecture, vibrant cultural life and authentic local cuisine. Join us for a luxurious 9-day foray along its renowned Adriatic Coastline, basing in three splendidly diverse locations: Dubrovnik, the island of Hvar, and Istria. 

zi teresa naples Sold Out
May 23 2021

AMAZING AMALFI HAS SOLD OUT FOR THE LAST 8 YEARS!

We offer an insider view of the island of Capri and the Amalfi Coast like no other. In 2021, we again offer this luxurious holiday experience. Guests on Adagio’s Amazing Amalfi journey will sample pizza at its source as well as the local wines that accompany so perfectly the local fare. From our fabulous base in Sorrento, guests will explore the unforgettable mountainside towns of the Amalfi Coast and the excavations of Pompeii. We’ll view the famous coastline not only from the comfort of our little bus, but also from our privately-chartered boat. We’ll also have plenty of time to enjoy Capri’s many delights at our own pace; Capritown at night, when all but the locals have left, is a rarified experience! Read on….

Erice, Sicily Sold Out
May 11 2021

The allure of Sicily lies in its contrasts. Palermo, cradle of the Mediterranean and “a city of extremes, a mixture of panache and poverty.” Along our west to east route we visit Agrigento’s magical Greek temples; top wineries; meals that are tantalizing cultural mosaics. Majestic Mt. Etna and its surrounding cities, once the center of Magna Graecia, mark the end of our 9-day adventure.

friuli and venice italy - adagio travel Sold Out

In October 2018 we’re escorting a select group of gourmet explorers on a tour of Italy’s sophisticated and picturesque Piedmont region. Famed Barolo and Barbaresco wines, the chocolate and hazelnut concoction gianduja and the star of the culinary world: the rare white truffle, vermouth, cinematography:  all were born in the Piedmont.

Highlights of the week:

Wonderful food – many meals are included; rustic to refined

– Marvelous, renowned wines, and our own sommelier in Turin to share much about the many appellations and styles of Piedmont

Truffle lesson with one of the judges from the Alba International Truffle Fair

– Lodging at pristine, romantic accommodations

Lake Orta, Northern Italy Sold Out

We start on Italy’s tiny Lake Orta, a shiny jewel amidst the stunning Alps. Days on the lakes, exploring their islands and chairlifting to the tops of mountains; evenings tasting secrets from our Villa’s double Michelin-starred chef, followed by spirited discussions of our day’s discoveries. Then we travel south to a 5-star spa hotel, in pursuit of the mysterious white truffle… Won’t you join us?

Lakes & Truffles Sold Out

Lakes and Truffles

Temptations of the Piedmont Region

We start on Italy’s tiny Lake Orta, a shiny jewel amidst the stunning Alps. Days on the lakes, exploring their islands and chairlifting to the tops of mountains; evenings tasting secrets from our Villa’s double Michelin-starred chef, followed by spirited discussions of our day’s discoveries. Then we travel south in pursuit of the mysterious white truffle… Won’t you join us?

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