SkyMiles Experiences®


  • Closing Bid: 430,000 miles
  • Quantity: 1
Auction Start: Mar 27, 01:00 PM EST
Auction End: May 29, 03:00 PM EST ...OR LATER
Listing Type: Auction
Listing Number 2618321
Location La Spezia, IT
Unique Bidders: 6
Number of Bids: 35 (Bid history)
Bid Increment: 1,000 miles
Opening Bid: 60,000 miles
Category: Travel
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This Epitourean Tour package includes: 

  • A seven (7) day trip for two (2) guests on a Culinary Adventure to the Cinque Terre in Italy
    • *The tour dates for this trip are flexible and the winning bidder will be able to request desired travel dates based on availability through October 2019, and April 2020 to June 2020

Your Cultural Flavors of the Cinque Terre Culinary tour will include:

  • Six (6) Nights Accommodations at Hotel Margherita Monterosso
  • Taxi Transfer from Train Station upon Arrival
  • Full Day, Private Guided Cinque Terre Tour
  • Full Day, Private Guided Tour of Portovenere
  • Public Boat to and from Portovenere
  • Public Boat Tour Islands of the Gulf of Poets
  • Hands-On Ligurian Cuisine Cooking Class
  • Guided Tour of La Spezia Markets
  • Hands-On Local Recipes Cooking Class
  • Vineyard Tour and Wine Experience
  • Three (3) Lunches, Three (3) Dinners
  • Round-Trip Transfers for all Activities
  • 24-Hour Local Support During Tour

Discover the flavors of the Cinque Terre while staying at a charming hotel located right in the heart of the largest of the five villages, Monterosso al Mare. Situated near olive groves and vineyards and numerous coastal hiking trails, this region makes a perfect location for both an adventurous and relaxing culinary holiday. Located at the northern entrance of picturesque coastal villages of the Cinque Terre, here you will find yourself in a land full of green olive groves and steep vineyards, only a few steps away from the beautiful Ligurian sea. Your week will be filled with great food, cooking classes, market tours, guided village tours, and a cruise to enchanting Portovenere.

For more information on this Epitourean Cinque Terre Culinary tour, click here.

At least one (1) attending traveler 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. This culinary tour may not be suitable for the mobility impaired. Please inquire further if you feel you may have difficulty and to gain more details on any accommodations that can be made, if available.

*The Epitourean Culinary Adventure to Cinque Terre in Italy Tour is available to redeem for select travel dates in 2019 and 2020. Travel dates for 2019 extend through Thursday, October 31, 2019. Travel dates in 2020 extend from Wednesday April 1, 2020 through Tuesday, June 30, 2020. This offer is not valid after Tuesday, June 30, 2020. Requests for July and August travel dates are not advised for both 2019 and 2020 and are not likely to be secured as this is high peak travel season. The exact confirmed Cinque Terre, Italy Culinary tour dates are recommended to be booked with Epitourean at least three (3) months before the guest's desired trip start date and is based on availability (i.e. booking date to schedule the trip is no later than Monday, March 30, 2020). The winning bidder will be connected with an Epitourean booking representative after the auction closes to confirm travel dates. Travel date requests after Tuesday, June 30, 2020 will not be granted.

This seven (7) day tour includes: Most meals (all breakfasts are included and most lunches and dinners as part of the program), accommodations for six (6) nights, and the above listed tour activities including transportation to and from activities. Participants meet at the Monterosso Train Station to start their trip and must make their own arrangements for airfare. Transportation will be provided for round-trip pick up and drop off at either Monterosso train station or at Hotel Margherita Monterosso for the start and end of the tour. Exact activities/schedule on the tour may be subject to change and may or may not include activities in a group setting and is subject to Epitourean's discretion and based on availability and vendor accommodations. 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. All gratuities during the duration of this experience will not be covered by Delta and are at the full responsibility of the attending guests. The taxes and fees for the two (2) attending guests are $943.53 in total ($471.77 per person), which the winning bidder is responsible for paying prior to the departure date. 

The Hotel Margherita Monterosso accommodations as part of this trip is for a "double-occupancy 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. Hotel Margherita Monterosso accommodations does not include costs for food and beverage or any other optional activities offered outside of the Culinary Adventure in Cinque Terre in Italy Tour. Guests are responsible for all incidentals 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. 

Other than those specifically listed above, no additional items or services are included in this package. Ground transportation, flight, food, and other ancillary costs not expressly described in the package description are the responsibility of the winner. Subject to all rules, policies, terms and conditions found in the SkyMiles Experiences User Agreement. All bids for SkyMiles Experiences packages are final and no mileage refunds will be made.