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Great food is at the heart of every journey, and we believe dining is an experience, rather than just fuel for your body. Get the full flavour of a destination by dining as locals do, whether that’s enjoying a traditional meal in their home or in a restaurant that only residents know about. From thoughtful vegetarian options to seasonal specialities in amazing locations, you’ll sip, savour and sense the local flair at every meal.
Savor delicious meals that reflect the local culinary tradition and soak up the ambiance in outstanding settings. From the most famous Parisian brasserie in the world to an iconic dining room in Budapest, you’ll taste local delicacies in the heart of each place you visit.
Dine in the shadow of Mt. Etna in a baroque castle, surrounded by gardens of freshly blooming produce. The seafood and fish come straight from the nearby Mediterranean Sea, and the chef uses only Sicilian ingredients that grow locally.
Related Tour: Country Roads of Southern Italy & Sicily
Whether in a coastal trattoria or on a sustainable farm, dine on locally sourced fresh ingredients and taste regional wines.
Delicious farm-to-table fare at Trattoria Terra Madre means everything is locally sourced or harvested on site, with excess produce donated to the community.
Related Tour: Grand Italy & Sicily
Enjoy thoughtful, tasty vegetarian options throughout your journey, always packed full of flavor and flair.
Dine on local ingredients carefully foraged from the local area or grown by farmers that live nearby. Hear more about the food waste and sustainable planning at this former historic mill as you enjoy a mushroom Wellington, made from field and forest mushrooms.
Related Tour: Country Roads of Wales, Devon & Cornwall
Step into the home of a local host, learn the secrets of their favorite dishes and stories about their lives.
As an Insight guest, you will be invited to dine at home with a carefully chosen family and a small group of your fellow travelers. Hear about life since the war and get up close and personal with the real people who call this city home.
Related Tour: Eastern Capitals & the Dalmatian Riviera
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We have worked closely with the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) to guide and co-create their “New Normal Safe and Seamless Traveller Journey” global protocols.
TOURCARE was created in collaboration between USTOA, CATO and ETOA (United States, Canadian and European Tour Operators Associations). These guidelines provide direction for tour operators across all touch-points of a tour – staff, suppliers, and passengers – to ensure that health and sanitisation protections are in place for each stakeholder and the communities visited. Sanitisation procedures recommended are those issued by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the European Centre for Disease Control (ECDC), and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), as well as local governmental health authorities.