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Culture Discovery Vacations - Day Tours

01038 Soriano nel Cimino, Italy
+39 340 335 7809
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Unbelievable Trip to Sicily

We laughed, cooked, and ate delicious food as much as humanly possible! Not to mention, enjoying... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
travelmom48316
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Shelby Township, Mi
The Chianti tour is a perfect introduction to Culture Discovery

Since our first tour in 2009, there has never been a CDV tour we didn't like, but this past week in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TuscanTourers
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Ontario
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Half and full day cooking classes, winery excursions, olive mill tastings, and sightseeing excursions through Lazio, Tuscany & Umbria year round. All days start and end right in Soriano nel Cimino's main piazza.
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01038 Soriano nel Cimino, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We laughed, cooked, and ate delicious food as much as humanly possible! Not to mention, enjoying as much wonderful wine as we wanted! Our host, Ivan, as well as the other staff members from CDV were incredible. The locations CDV took us to meet with...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since our first tour in 2009, there has never been a CDV tour we didn't like, but this past week in Chianti truly takes the cake. We wanted to show our friends and family, first hand, just how amazing Italy can be when you're introduced...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would recommend this trip to anyone looking for fun, food, friends and wine, lots and lots of wine. Unbelievably blue waters and cloudless skies.More

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Alyssa S, Owner at Culture Discovery Vacations - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for sharing your CDV experience with us here on Trip Advisor. We love to read that you enjoyed all the food and wine and that the waters impressed you. That is exactly what we want for you and our guests. See...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Full disclosure: this was my third trip to Italy with CDV after having done Soriano in 2012 and Barolo in 2015. We couldn't wait to do the Sicily tour on the beautiful Egadi island of Favignana, and as usual, CDV far surpassed my expectations! From...More

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Alyssa S, Owner at Culture Discovery Vacations - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Cara, Thank you so much for your glowing review! I am so glad that you had the time of your lives with us in Sicily, because we had just as much fun as you did! You were a great group, and it was a...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017

This was my second Culture Discovery adventure. My daughter saw how much fun my husband and I had on our first trip to Chianti that she want to have a similar experience. The week was perfect. We stayed in an apartment right on the piazza...More

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Alyssa S, Owner at Culture Discovery Vacations - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Laura, I would like to thank you for your great review of your time in Soriano. We love to read that you enjoyed cooking and learning about the local culture. That is exactly what we want for you and your daughter. We hope to...More

Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Never wanting to book a " typical " tour, we were delighted when Culture Discovery Vacations popped up on our emails. We booked our past September trip a year ago August, and since that day we have been extremely impressed w/ he CDV company! Not...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Culture Discovery goes beyond any expectation you may have had. If you love food and wine do a Culture Discovery vaca. I will definitely be doing another.More

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Alyssa S, Owner at Culture Discovery Vacations - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for sharing your experience in Soriano with us here on Trip Advisor. We love to read that you enjoyed all the food and wine and that we exceeded your expectations. That is exactly what we want for you and our guests....More

Reviewed 6 October 2016

What an amazing week we had! Made great friends, ate great food, and reallyenjoyed the sites/wines/cooking lessons. Would highly recommend this tour to anyone considering, as well as the other they offer as it was such a great time. Can't wait to book my next...More

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Alyssa S, Owner at Culture Discovery Vacations - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2016

Hi Laura, Thank you so much! I am so pleased that you had a great time, I hope to see you in Italy again soon!

Reviewed 4 October 2016

I chose Culture Discovery because the website promised an immersion into Italian culture and authentic cooking and was exactly what I was interested in. I booked the trip a year in advance and was concerned that because I was so excited about this trip, perhaps...More

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Alyssa S, Owner at Culture Discovery Vacations - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2016

Thanks for the amazing review, Julie! I am so happy to read that you had such a great time in Soriano and that we were able to live up to your expectations! I hope you come back to visit us sometime soon.

Reviewed 4 October 2016

I stumbled onto the Culture Discovery site about six years ago, and I have fantasized about the trip to Soriano ever since. As you might imagine with that long to day dream about it I had quite high expectations, and the actual trip BLEW THEM...More

1  Thank Lauren R
Alyssa S, Owner at Culture Discovery Vacations - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2016

Lauren, I am absolutely thrilled to read your glowing review. We are so honored that you took the time to write this beautiful review for us. Great suggestion to bring dramamine and stretchy pants! I can gain 10 lbs in a week in Italy, there...More

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tlsportsgalOhio
3 January 2017|
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Response from Betsy H | Reviewed this property |
I too have only done the Soriano trip and it was wonderful. I am planning on going back next year and am considering the Amalfi vaca. I agree with Lauren that any one would be great. CDV really makes it a wonderful... More
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goodgame123
3 November 2016|
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Response from RoseM4 | Reviewed this property |
We are the only group there. Most places have a special relationship with owners.
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Mbarker525
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Response from Alyssa S | Property representative |
Hey there, I'd be happy to help you make a decision. One big difference between those two vacations, is the intensity of the cultural immersion, so it really depends on your interest in that. Have you taken a look at the... More
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