Alfredo’s Cucina e' Cultura Week at Villa Daniela Grossi

Alfredo’s Cucina e Cultura
Week at Villa Daniela Grossi

October 8th to October 22nd, 2021

Includes….
2 Hands-on Cooking Classes
7 nights at Villa Daniela Grossi with cooking classes
3 nights in Venice, 2 Nights in Bellagio, Last Night Malpensa airport hotel
Price: min 18-max 20
Cost Per Person: $4,995
(Based on present rate of exchange)
Single Supplement: $650
PER DIEM COST: $385
Not included international flight
& Beverages with meals, some Meals
& Optional Tours & Tips
B=Breakfast L=Lunch D=Dinner

DAY 0: FRIDAY OCT. 8: FLIGHT FROM NEWARK TO MILANO
7:05PM: Flight UA #19 leaves Newark
DAY 1 ~ SAT OCT.9: VILLA DANIELA GROSSI: B/D
9:10am: Arrive in Malpensa
10:30am: Leave airport for Villa Daniela Grossi 4+H/367K
4:00pm: Stop at Supermercato Esselunga to pick up items
5:00pm: Arrive at Villa Daniela Grossi :www.villadanielagrossi.it
8pm: Dinner at Villa offered by Daniela and Narciso, your hosts.
Sommelier class conducted by Andrea & Kathy Paganelli

DAY 2~ SUNDAY OCT.10: VILLA DANIELA GROSSI: B/D CLASS
8am: Breakfast at Villa
9am: Free day in Lucca to shop and stroll with a guided tour in the morning
7pm: Dinner at the Villa prepared by Alfredo & Andrea with class

DAY 3 ~ MONDAY OCT 11: VILLA DANIELA GROSSI: B/L/D
8am: Breakfast at Villa
9am: Visit to the Bridge of the Devil in Tuscany: 30M/21K
10am: Visit to cheesemaking farm: Caseificio Bertagni in Garfagnana.35M/30K
1pm: Lunch Vecchio Mulino Osteria in Castelnuovo di Garfagnana)
http://vecchiomulino.info/index.php
4pm: Afternoon free: Return to Villa to relax
8pm: Dinner near the villa.
DAY 4 ~ TUESDAY OCT. 12 : VILLA DANIELA GROSSI: B/D CLASS
7am: Breakfast at Villa
9am: Leave for Certosa di Pisa Renaissance monastery near Pisa 45M/35K
10-12pm: Guided Visit of Monastery
1-3pm: Lunch and visit of Pisa Leaning Tower, Campo dei Miracoli
4:00pm: Return to villa to relax at the pool 37K/43M
7:30pm: Dinner at the villa prepared by Alfredo & Andrea or Local Chef
DAY 5~ WED. OCT. 13: VILLA DANIELA GROSSI: B/D
8am: Breakfast at Villa
9am: Leave for visit to Cinque Terre. Travel by train or hiking: 2H/118K
11am: Arrive at train station in Levante
(Some of us will hike the path on the cliffs, others will travel by ferry and train between the five little coastal towns. We start at the southernmost town, Riomaggiore. Walk through town, shop, take the train to Vernazza for lunch. Some opt to hike from Vernazza to Monterosso. Others take the train to Monterosso.
Walk around, shop, snack, meet up with the hikers, and meet our bus
Lunch will be booked at Belforte in Vernazza
7pm: Dinner at ristorante in Lucca.
DAY 6~THURSDAY OCT.14: VILLA DANIELA GROSSI: B/L/D
7am: Breakfast at Villa
8am: Leave for American Cemetery in Greve: 2H/80K
10am: Arrive at Cemetery for brief visit
11am: Arrive at Truffle farm for truffle hunt and lunch:1H/44K
5pm: Return to Villa to relax before dinner of Pannini & Gelato:: 1H/45K

DAY 7~FRIDAY OCT. 15: VILLA DANIELA GROSSI: B/L/D
7am: Breakfast at Villa
9am: Leave for visit to a Medieval village Monte Carlo: 15M/10K
11am: Vineyard Bonamico for tasting and lunch
2pm: Return to villa
7pm: Our Famous Tuscany BBQ with the Bistecca Fiorentina,

DAY 8 : SATURDAY: OCT. 16: /RAVENNA: __B/D
7am: Breakfast at Villa
8 am: leave villa in a bus for Ravenna for guided tour: Hotel :2.5H/`204K
11am-12pm: Lunch at Autogrill on route
12:30pm-2pm: Villa to Acetaia: . Visit 1.5 H
2:00pm: Leave for Ravenna: Guided tour: 2H/145K
4:30-6:30 Tour of Ravenna
7 pm: ristorante for dinner
Over night in hotel at Ravenna

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DAY 9: SUNDAY OCT 17: VENICE: HOTEL AL PIAVE B/L/D
8:00: Leave for Venice: 2.5H/144K with stop
12:00pm: Arrive Tronchetto/ water taxi to hotel/portage
Afternnon free to explore Venice. Book tours before hand
7:30PM; Gather in lobby for dinner
DAY 10: MONDAY OCT. 18: VENICE: HOTEL AL PIAVE B/D
9am: Leave for boat for Murano and Burano.
Noon: Pizza Lunch After visit to the Glass factory
Next boat to Burano famous for its lace
5pm: Return to hotel in Venice/ Dinner on your own
7:30: Meet at hotel to go to dinner
Night to enjoy café in Piazza San Marco or take a romantic gondola ride
DAY 11: TUESDAY OCT. 19: VENICE : HOTEL BELLAGIO BD
7am: Breakfast in hotel
Leave hotel with luggage to meet our bus
Stop to visit the city of Bergamo :3H/228K
4pm: Arrive at hotel in Bellagio: 1.5H/58K
7:30pm: Dinner

DAY 12: WED OCT. 20: HOTEL DU LAC BELLAGIO B/

DAY TO RELAX AND EXPLORE BELLAGIO. GREAT SHOPPING. OR TAKE A BOAT CRUISE ON LAKE COMO DINNER ON OUR OWN

DAY 13: THURSDAY OCT. 21: HOTEL AT MALPENSA AIRPORT B/D
Morning in Bellagio
6pm: Leave for dinner at Rosso di Sera:1H/39K
After Dinner Bus takes us to the hotel at Malpensa Airport:45M/52K

DAY 00: FRIDAY OCT. 22: FLIGHT TO NEWARK AIRPORT B
TRIP INCLUDES
1. Week stay at the charming & relaxing Villa Daniela Grossi near Lucca www.villadanielagrossi.it/ Hotels in Ravenna, Venice, Bellagio & Malpensa
MEALS
14: Breakfast
11: Dinners with 2 hands on cooking classes
4: Lunches
1 Wine tastings with lunch
1: Truffle hunt with lunch
NOT INCLUDED
International Flight & Beverages with meals (water included) optional tours
Tips for villa staff & Bus driver, hotel chambermaids
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Telephone #: 732-910-5244/
Address: 740 Hermann Rd. Apt. 335 North Brunswick,N.J. 08902

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