Florence, Tuscany and beyond, Italy  

Florence: A Food, Culinary and Cultural Journey

Featuring Florence, Cinque Terra, Pisa and Lucca. A "Live Your Best Expression Program"

October 22 – October 31 Florence, Italy

Join us for a rich culinary and cultural journey to one of Italy’s most loved destinations, the city of Florence. Interlace dynamic presentations about the Mediterranean and its lifestyle with chef-led culinary experiences and expert-led tours of top history and cultural destinations. Dive into private tours of art history at the Uffizi and Accademia Galleries or uncover the dynamic fashion worlds of Gucci and Salvatore Ferragamo. Both programs led by faculty from the Florence University of the Arts. Taste your way through unique dining experiences in Florence. Explore the beautiful countryside of Chianti. Explore wine, olive oil and pasta from artisan producers. Embrace the breathtaking locations of Pisa, Lucca and Cinque Terra. All set in the backdrop of Tuscany. Enjoy ample free time to explore Florence and its delicacies on your own. We host this dream of a program in partnership with Florence University of the Arts and Apicius, their International School of Hospitality. 

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$3195 on or before July 1. $3495 after July 1. $500 save a space option

Registered dietitians may receive 28 continuing education credits for this program


Daily we were immersed into the history, culture, nutrition and culinary arts of Old World Italy. Truly I believe we had exposures on this trip that would not have been possible if traveling alone.
— Jane, Dayton, Ohio