American author John Steinbeck once wrote that Italy’s Amalfi Coast “is a dream place that isn’t quite real when you are there and becomes beckoningly real after you have gone.” This is one of those rare places where photographs simply don’t do justice to its sights.Whether for Neopolitan pizza and limoncello or baroque architecture and ancient ruins, come hungry for all the region has to offer, from Naples to Rome.
In 1634, the residents of the tiny village in the Bavarian Alps made a promise to God to produce a play about the life and death of Jesus if He saved their town from the ravages of Europe's Black Plague. The month following their vow, the death toll dropped from 1,000 affected people to just one. Since its first production 380 years ago, residents of Oberammergau will perform their play on open-air stages for the 42nd time. This Edventure also takes travelers to city of canals, Venice, the Bavarian capital of Munich and the beautiful Alpine town of Innsbruck.
France and Italy: each is celebrated for rich history, amazing museums, stunning scenery and unforgettable flavors. Discover the best of these cultural havens, from charming hamlets to bustling cities, masterful art to culinary masterpieces. On this France and Italy tour, you’ll experience firsthand two of the most sought-after destinations in the world.
Sip cappuccino in a café where only Italian can be heard. Wander underground through Neolithic caves. Travel back to simpler times in untouched Alberobello. Everywhere you go in Southern Italy, authenticity presides. From the soothing shores of Sorrento to the quaint homes of the Trulli Valley, discover the soul behind the “boot heel” of wonderful country.
The Eternal City. Rome for centuries has been the center of modern civilization. World-class artists and intellectuals have flocked to these cities, leaving behind lasting impressions. and now it’s your turn to make your mark on this city, exploring the ins and outs with Roman locals leading the way.
Eating isn’t just a part of the daily grind of Northern Italy—it’s a full-on art form. Stand beside masters in their kitchens, farms and wineries and learn the ins, outs and flavors of the region’s delights. But food and wine aren't the only "bests" here. Be awestruck at the quaint coastal beauty of Cinque Terre. Be inspired like Shakespeare in Romeo and Juliet's hometown of Verona, and be enamored in a gondola as you glide under the romantic bridges of Venice. Northern Italy is an Edventure you will never forget.
Eat and drink your way through the legendary cities, charming hill towns and expansive vineyards that make Italy a foodie mecca. This tour gives you an opportunity to explore one of the most beautiful regions in the world, Tuscany and Umbria, bringing their own unique flavors to the table. But delectable cuisine and fine wines are just the beginning of this food and wine tour. The renaissance was born here, and you’ll also get a taste for the history, hospitality and culture that has made this region so enticing.
Enjoy the best of how the Italians enjoy their lives...amble around every corner of sleek and stylish Milan. Or along the glimmering shores of Lake Como and the meandering canals of Venice, where leisure and relaxation remain mainstays of the Italian lifestyle. Soak up the sun on the Italian Riviera. Escape to the picturesque villages of Cinque Terre. Just unwind and let the Italians teach you a thing or two about indulgence (trust us, they know best), all while exploring the heart of the renaissance in music, art and architecture.