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Honeymoons
& weddings
  
Honeymoons and weddings abroad are tailor-made by Expressions Holidays. Contact us for a range of honeymoon and wedding destinations around the world and an amazing choice of honeymoons from island-hopping to visiting cultural sites.
Authentic
Experiences
  

With Authentic Experiences from Expressions Holidays you enter a world of genuine holiday and travel experiences within the framework of one of our tailor-made holidays, be its significance culture, gastronomy, wine appreciation, wildlife, sports or special occasions.
Spa
holidays
  

Expressions Spas opens a world of tailor-made spa holidays that allows you to choose according to region, type of treatment desired, product type and recommends for your party type, whether it be for couples, singles or perhaps mothers and daughters travelling together.
Family
holidays
  

Expressions Families affords you an amazing choice of sophisticated resorts ideally suited to families in selected destinations worldwide. You can also choose according to required facilities in resort and we suggest holidays for families with grandparents and single parent families too.
Rail
holidays
  

Expressions Holidays offers you tailor-made rail holidays and journeys by train, including luxury trains, scenic journeys and classic rail tours.
Worldwide
journeys
  

Tailor-made journeys and tours for individuals and small groups to selected destinations around the world from Burma to Italy, from Vietnam to India.
  • Food and wine holidays in Italy

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    Food, wine and cookery holidays in Italy

    Italian Expressions offers you the opportunity to appreciate authentic, regional food, to learn to cook in Italy and to savour the very best Italian wines. All holidays are for individuals and are tailor-made according to your tastes and requirements. We do also have some cookery breaks for 2-6 people and wine tours for small groups of up to 14 people, accompanied by a wine expert.

    Our food and wine holidays allow you to sample outstanding local produce, taste regional wines and learn to recreate typical Italian dishes with a local chef. Stay in luxury hotels with their own vineyards and learn from specialists who are passionate about the art of wine-making, and dine in fantastic restaurants which serve only the best local produce. 
     
    Choose between stunning destinations such as Tuscany, the Veneto region and Lombardy, each of which has plenty of gastronomic delights to attract visitors. Visit  famous wine regions such as Chianti ClassicoValpolicella and Franciacorta to learn more about the different varieties of grape and the superb wines which are produced.

    Certain foodie things always spring to mind when you think of Italy– truffles, olive oils, Parma ham, mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. The world’s most expensive cooking ingredient – the delicate truffle – grows in abundance in Italy, so why not enjoy a truffle hunting holiday in Piemonte. And, for the many variations of olive oil – from the rich and peppery to the smooth and silky – a visit to one of Italy’s distinctive olive oil producing regions will show you how to really taste the difference. We can offer you a holiday where you can taste olive oil, local wine and have a cookery lesson in Umbria.

    Italy's famous regional cuisine is created using traditions and skills that have been passed down lovingly through the ages. If you are looking for a holiday where the focus is on learning these techniques as you cook a range of regional dishes with renowned chefs, take a look at our cookery holidays that are based at authentic, regional hotels in Tuscany, Umbria and Sicily. There are 4 night breaks that can be extended if required.

    Our accompanied wine tour of Piemonte offers 4 nights in a luxury hotel near Alba, and accompanied by a wine expert, you visit the vineyards and cellars of Barolo and Barbaresco, tasting various vintages and also experiencing the renowned local cuisine. We also offer a 7-night Wine tour of Sicily, accompanied by an expert food and wine guide, where you explore the western side of island, staying on innovative wine estates as well as in Agrigento and Palermo. Our 4-night Wine tour of Tuscany is for  up to 14 people and accompanied by a wine and food expert, visiting vineyards and tasting Chianti Classic, Brunello di Montalcino and Tuscan whites made from vernaccia.

    Expressions Holidays has been creating bespoke holidays and travel experiences for more than twenty five years, so you can trust in us to take great care of your next Italian special interest holiday.

  • Wine tour of Tuscany

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    A glorious 4-night wine tour for a small group accompanied by a food and wine expert. Visit and taste the wine

    Sicily wine tour

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    A comprehensive tour of 7 nights for a small group of up to 14 people, accompanied by an experienced wi

    Wine tour of Piemonte

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     A superb 4 night tour for up to 14 people accompanied by an experienced wine and food expert, discov

    Cookery holidays in Italy

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    Learn to cook at a luxurious hotel in Italy

    Olive oil and wine tasting in Umbria

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    This four-night food and wine holiday features the olive oils, wine and local dishes of Umbria, and is based a

    Truffle hunting in Piemonte

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    Truffle hunting is a must for all discerning gastronomists! To go in search for the truffle – perhaps the worl

    Gourmet food and wine tasting holiday in Franciacorta

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    Taste regional sparkling wines and learn to cook Italian cuisine at Hotel L'Albereta.

    Wine tasting and cookery holiday in Valpolicella

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    Sample the wines of the Valpolicella region of northern Italy, and sample local cuisine.

    Mozzarella in Puglia

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    This tour offers a rare and fascinating insight into one of our most loved and versatile cheeses: mozzarella.
  • OUR HOLIDAYS

    • Rail holidays

      Rail holidays and train journeys, tailor-made.

    • Garden holidays

      Italian garden holidays and tours for individuals and small groups

    • Family holidays

      Visit our selection of tailor-made family holidays to selected hotels and resorts around the world.

    • Cookery holidays

      Tailor-made cookery holidays in Italy

    • Spa holidays

      Rejuvenating, relaxing, refreshing, good for the body and the soul; spa and well-being worldwide

    • Authentic experiences

      Our selection of authentic experience and special interest holidays.

    • Worldwide journeys

      Luxury tours for individuals around the world

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