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  • Closing Bid: 471,000 miles
  • Quantity: 1
Auction Start: Jul 19, 03:00 PM EST
Auction End: Oct 24, 03:30 PM EST ...OR LATER
Listing Type: Auction
Listing Number 2405492
Location Rome, IT
Unique Bidders: 14
Number of Bids: 79 (Bid history)
Bid Increment: 1,000 miles
Opening Bid: 60,000 miles
Category: Travel
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This Epitourean Italian Countryside Culinary Tour package includes:

  • A seven (7) day trip for two (2) guests on an Epitourean Italian Countryside Culinary Tour in Italy
    • *The tour dates for this trip are flexible and the winning bidder will be able to request any desired travel dates between March 2019 and November 2019

Your Italian Countryside Culinary tour will include:

  • Six (6) nights of accommodations at Palazzo Gregorio
  • Round-trip Rome airport transfers
  • All meals & wine each day
  • Arpino Olive Mill tour cooking class
  • Farmers market tour & cooking class
  • Cheese makers tour & Terracina
  • Salumeria & prosciutto tour
  • Fettucine & gnocchi cooking class
  • Val Comino wine tour & visit to Atina
  • Frosinone shopping & pizza class
  • Multi-course farewell dinner 

Midway between Rome and Naples lies an area called Ciociaria "Cho-cha-REE-a", a land of green fertile valleys and high forested mountains that served as a backdrop for Sofia Loren's film, "Two Women", for which she won her first Academy Award. The area is best known for its simple, savory and healthy dishes such as Zuppa di Pane, Sagne e Fagioli, handmade Fettuccine with various sauces, and Gnocchi with pork riblets, only to name a few. This is the area for wonderful goat and ricotta cheeses as well as fresh buffalo mozzarella. Add procsciutto di Guarcino and you have a feast! Those who travel to this region soon learn that in Ciociaria, "Si mangia e si mangia bene." (You eat and eat well.)

For more information on this Epitourean Italian Countryside Culinary tour, click here.

All attending guests must be at least 18 years of age or older in order to participate in this package. It is not recommended to bring children under the age of 14 years of age.  

*The Epitourean Italian Countryside Culinary Tour is available to redeem for travel dates between Friday, March 1, 2019 and Friday, November 1, 2019. This offer is not valid after November 2019. The exact confirmed Italian Countryside Culinary Tour dates must be confirmed with Epitourean at least three (3) months before the guest's desired trip start date (i.e. booking date to schedule the trip must be no later than Wednesday, July 24, 2019). The winning bidder will be connected with an Epitourean booking representative after the auction closes to confirm travel dates. Travel date requests before Friday, March 1, 2019 and after Friday, November 1, 2019 will not be granted.

This seven (7) day tour includes: All meals as part of the program, accommodations for six (6) nights, and the above listed tour activities including transportation to and from activities. Participants meet in Rome to start their trip and must make their own arrangements for airfare (fly into and out of Rome). Exact activities/schedule on the tour may be subject to change under Epitourean's discretion. Not included in this experience are airfare, pre/post hotels, taxes, gratuities, other ground transportation, discretionary dining charges, alcoholic beverages outside of above listed meals and activities, hotel internet, telephone calls, and other incidentals and expenses not specified above. The taxes and fees for the two (2) attending guests are $896.33 in total ($448.16 per person), which the winning bidder is responsible for paying prior to the departure date.

The Palazzo Gregorio stay as part of this trip is for a "double-occupancy deluxe room" only and hotel accommodations cannot be combined with other offers. Upgrades are subject to hotel availability, are not guaranteed, and if any upgrade or room change is permitted, the incurred cost will be the attending guests' responsibility for payment. The Palazzo Casa Gregorio does not include costs for food and beverage or any other optional activities offered outside of the Epitourean Italian Countryside Culinary tour. Guests are responsible for all incidentals and as part of their stay. All participants must provide a valid credit card for security. Any additional purchases separate to this SkyMiles Experiences package is at the sole cost and responsibility of the winning bidder. If the winning bidder chooses to extend their stay in the area, it is the winner's responsibility to source a separate hotel.

Transportation to and from the winning bidder's city is not included in this package. Other than those specifically listed above, no additional items or services are included in this package. Subject to all rules, policies, terms, and conditions found in the SkyMiles Experiences User Agreement.