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2021 Flavors of Northern Italy

Sept. 4 – 12, 2021
Tour Operator: Orbridge
Price: From $3,995 (airfare additional)
Tour Length: 9 days
UNC Lecturer: Bart Ehrman, Department of Religious Studies
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Join your small group for a nine-day journey to the culinary and cultural heart of Northern Italy—a region brimming with exquisite local wines, specialty ingredients, soul-satisfying signature dishes and the wonderful Italians who conjure them with time-honored techniques.

Settle into a beautiful wine estate outside Verona. Within reach is a connoisseur’s pick of centuries-old wineries, artisan producers and extraordinary, historic sites.

With each day highlighted by exclusive experiences, access authentic Italy, learn from local Italians and, most of all, revel in la dolce vita—the joyful celebration of food, friends and life!

Schedule of Events

  • Day 1 : Depart U.S.
  • Day 2 : Verona
  • Day 3 : Selva Capuzza/Tower of San Martino
  • Day 4 : Selva Capuzza/Verona/Valpolicella
  • Day 5 : Selva Capuzza/Marano/Malcesine
  • Day 6 : Selva Capuzza/Modena/Mantua
  • Day 7 : Selva Capuzza/Ronca/Soave/Sirmione
  • Day 8 : Selva Capuzza/Sulzano/Lago d'lseo/Franciacorta
  • Day 9 : Selva Capuzza/Verona/Depart U.S.

Eligibility

We offer the Tar Heel Travel program as a service to our alumni and friends of the University. As travel is a GAA member perk, we require one traveler per room to be a member of the General Alumni Association in order to be eligible to travel. For more information or to join the GAA, contact the membership office at (800) 962-0742 or join online.

Additional Information

Note: Tour schedule is subject to change due to local conditions. Many excursions in this program involve an element of walking as some of the finest attractions are located in areas not closely accessible by motorcoach.

Please review all tour documents carefully, especially visa, vaccine and health and safety information. Dietary accommodations cannot be guaranteed. Please contact the tour operator directly if you have any concerns participating in the tour.

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All 2021 prices and itineraries (including port order) are tentative and subject to change; final pricing adjustments may occur after the release of marketing materials.

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