Cooking Getaway in the Italian Countryside

Epitourean • Castro dei Volsci, Italy

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Escape Kit

  • A Seven-Day Trip to Italy, March 17 to 23 or March 31 to April 6 ($1,698) or April 6 to December 23 ($1,898), Including:
  • Round-Trip Ground Transportation from Rome International Airport to Hotel and Sightseeing Destinations
  • Double-Occupancy Accommodations for Six Nights at Casa Gregorio, Castro dei Volsci, Lazio, Italy
  • Six Breakfasts, Five Lunches, and Six Dinners
  • All Cooking Classes and Day Trips
  • Priced per Person (See Fine Print)

From uber-rich mozzarella to buttery gnocchi, Italy's contribution to mouthwatering foodstuffs is second to none. A veritable utopia for pillowy pastas and savory sauces, this ancient European destination has been dishing out zesty cuisine since the 4th-century BC, so it's no surprise that countless chefs have devoted their careers to unearthing the country's signature flavors.

Located midway between Rome and Naples, the pastoral region of Ciociara is the perfect place to fine-tune your cooking skills and tap into the trade secrets of the Italian people. In this traditional area of Central Italy, food and folklore dominate the dialogue and residents embrace the mantra, "si mangia e si mangia bene" (you eat and eat well). Famous for dishes like z>  

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  • "The cooking lessons were wonderful as they were taught by Gregory and the local women of the town. I cannot say enough about the beautiful accommodations and the modern conveniences that Gregory has so lovingly built."

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  • Location

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      Via Civita 67 Castro dei Volsci, 03020
      800-390-3292 | get directions

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    the fine print

    • Limit 1 voucher per reservation; vouchers cannot be combined to extend stay
    • Flights are not included
    • Reservations required and subject to availability
    • If you are travelling prior to April 6 you must confirm your reservation by March 24
    •  If you are travelling anytime after April 6 you must confirm your reservation by April 3
    • Not valid on group or existing reservations
    • Merchant cancellation policy applies; voucher subject to forfeiture,
    • Blackout dates are September 1 – 7, September 15 – 21 and September 29 – October 5
    •  Rates are per person based on double occupancy. Each of two guests must purchase an Escape and arrange to stay together at the hotel. Single occupancy requires an additional fee of $600
    • Voucher includes double-occupancy accommodations for six nights at Casa Gregorio, Castro dei Volsci, Lazio, Italy, six breakfasts, five lunches, six dinners, all cooking classes and day trips
    • Voucher does not include Passport/visa fees, gratuities, personal or baggage insurance, meals or drinks not specified by itinerary, airfare to Rome and 10% tax are not included in package, any costs not specified as included
    • Nights must be used consecutively
    • All deal components must be redeemed during one stay
    • The deal is valid only for date range purchased and may not be exchanged or redeemed for any other dates
    • Other conditions apply • PROMOTIONAL VALUE EXPIRES ON December 23, 2013 • Enjoy By December 23, 2013