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7-day Authentic Cultural, Culinary, Ancestry, Wellness and Active Tours in Abruzzo, Puglia & Sicily with Italia Sweet Italia



Italia Sweet Italia Holidays
Corso Mazzini, 371/A
66054 Vasto CH

+39 3498630483


Join us on a 7-day Italian cultural and food vacation especially in Abruzzo, one of the most stunning and culturally rich regions in Italy. For anyone eager to live an immersive adventure in the Italian culture and traditions, where you really get to know the food, region and people, your host and local guide Fabrizio, together with his family & friends, has put together amazing experiences that combine passion, beautiful places and locals to show you the best of the region’s off-the-beaten-track secrets. This is a fully escorted tour that will give you the insights to daily life, food & wine, culture and production in Abruzzo and will let you discover the authentic Italy in a balanced mix of experiences, relax, adventure and learning. Some experiences during an exclusive 7-day tour:

  • Live like a local and sleep in the historical center of charming ancient towns on the mountains and by the sea
  • Prepare homemade pasta, pizza and bread with local women
  • Explore enchanted castles
  • Visit Abruzzo’s acclaimed wine makers
  • Walk and cycle across national parks and enjoy amazing landscapes
  • Discover the fascinating trabocchi fishing huts
  • Meet local artists and artisans
  • Milk a cow and make ricotta cheese
  • Hunt truffle

Discover here our new, safe and flexible booking policy

Choose your favorite cultural and culinary small groups escorted tour according to the season between these:

- The Abruzzo, Puglia & Matera Experience (11 days in 2023 and 12 days in 2024): 12-22 September 2023 | 19-29 Septembere | 10-20 October 2023 | 7-17 November 2023 | 14-25 April 2024 | 12-23 May 2024 | 16-27 June 2024 | 15-26 September 2024 | 13-24 October 2024 | 3-14 November 2024

Culture and food trip in authentic Sicily (8 days): 8-15 October 2023 | 22-29 October 2023 | 28 April-5 May 2024 |     20-27 October 2024

- Abruzzo Easter Experience: 28 March - 3 April 2024

- Cultural, Culinary & Walking Experience in Abruzzo: 3-9 September 2023 | 17-23 September 2023 | 26 May-1 June 2024               1-7 September 2024

- Cultural, Culinary & E-Cycling Experience in Abruzzo: 23-29 June 2024

- Cultural, Patron Saint Celebrations & Grape Harvest Experience in Abruzzo:  28 September - 4 October 2024

- Experience Le Marche with its hidden gems, artisans and sustainable food sources: 24-30 September 2023 | 5-11 May 2024 |    6-12 October 2024

Learn Italian, Food & Culture in Abruzzo15-21 October 2023 | Available on request for 2024

- Cultural, Culinary & Olive Harvest Experience in Abruzzo29 October- 4 November 2023 | 27 October-2 November 2024

- Cultural, Culinary & Christmas Dishes Experience in Abruzzo3-9 December 2023 | 1-7 December 2024

- Pottery, Art and Food Experience in AbruzzoAvailable on request

- The Double Soul of Abruzzo Experience in Abruzzo: Available on request

- Food, Culture and Wellness in the Hidden Emilia Romagna:  Available on request

Ancestry - A Vacation in Abruzzo to Trace your Italian Roots: Available on request

Tailor made vacation in Abruzzo and Italy: Available on request

- Cultural, Culinary & Truffle Hunting Experience in Abruzzo: Available on request

- Cultural, Culinary & Gelato Making Experience in Abruzzo: Available on request

- Cultural, Culinary & Tomato Passata Sauce Making Experience in Abruzzo: Available on request

- Cultural, Culinary & Salami Making Experience in Abruzzo: Available on request

- Family reunions and Multigenerational trips in Abruzzo: Available on request

Learning holiday in Abruzzo: Available on request



DAY 1 Sunday  Airport pick up and welcome to Abruzzo dinner!

DAY 2 Monday A visit to market, cooking pasta with Mamma, exploring Vasto’s historic center

DAY 3 Tuesday Discover the fascinating Trabocchi coast, fish based lunch on a trabocco fishing hut, visit C6th Abbey

DAY 4 Wednesday Free morning and special activities (gelato making, truffle hunting, olive harvest, grape harvest, walking, cycling or tomato passata sauce making)

DAY 5 Thursday Visit a typical “agriturismo” to learn everything about Abruzzo farming, farm-to-table lunch and explore Roccascalegna Medieval Castle

DAY 6 Friday Olive oil and wine tasting, pizza & tiramisù family party & farewell dinner

DAY 7 Saturday Goodbye and transfer to Rome airport 

This is an example of our 7-day Italian cultural and food tour in Abruzzo Italy. Changes and modifications can be made according to the size of the group, the season, and preferred experiences that are created daily.

Price Italian Cultural, Culinary and Active Tours in Abruzzo and Beyond: from € 1,695.00 (around US$ 1,695.00)




  • Only 100% authentic experiences

  • Deep connections with the people who live here

  • We have a passion for our culture and our communities


  • We know how to let you feel that at home

  • We keep our groups small to take care of all the details

  • Discover our guest reviews on Tripadvisor


  • We promote the local culture as a sign of responsible travel

  • We are focused on preserving our way of life

  • We involve small, family-run and passion-driven businesses

Special services

We offer personalised ancestry services that include research into your family tree, sourcing documents such as Italian birth, marriage and death certificates, and where possible arranging meetings with your relatives. Not only will you be tracing family roots in the land of your Italian forefathers, you will be able to experience first hand one of the most incredible regions of central Italy at the same time.

What's included

  • 6 Nights accommodation in the historic centre of Vasto
  • Breakfast Buffet Daily
  • 8 meals (food, water, house wine) in selected restaurants, farmhouses, private homes, wineries based on traditional regional dishes
  • 2 o 3 or  hands-on cooking classes and associated food costs
  • Daily trips and excursions
  • Pick up and drop off at Rome Fiumicino airport
  • Personalized cooking booklet and apron
  • All transport for daily trips and excursions
  • All entry fees for excursions, tours and wine, olive oil and cheese tastings
  • English-speaking tour manager throughout the duration
  • All taxes

What's not included

  • Airfares
  • Spending money
  • Snacks/Drinks between meals, or any meals not listed on the itinerary
  • Personal expenses like phone calls, visa costs, laundry or tips
  • Travel insurance (not obligatory, but recommended)
  • Drinks not listed in the itinerary (an extra bottle of wine, for example)
  • The cost of additional excursions or activities


7 days for the Tours of Abruzzo and Le Marche, 8 days for the Responsible and cultural trip in the authentic Sicily and 11 days for the Abruzzo, Puglia & Matera Experience Tour


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