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Published on Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Harvest-time FAM trips to the heart of Italy unveiled

Food, wine, culture & fun! Limited numbers of Travel Agents will experience the unspoiled Heart of Italy at fabulous fall festa time

Guests will visit the heart of Italy in fall and enjoy festivals, food, wine, fairytale castles, fun cooking course and great wine tastings. They will explore a secret corner of paradise between Venice and Florence, the Apennines and the Adriatic.

The FAM program has been repeated for 2017 following the incredible experiences of both agents and the first 2017 groups of clients.

Read the story so far of the extraordinary success of Best of Romagna - one of the world's top 100 green destinations HERE

With the new Travel Agent Group Organiser 6 day FAM Trips announced for this fall- NOW is the time to visit.

Participating agents will... Join in a great joyous FESTA; Take part in an early morning foodie & culture tour in Bologna; Meet the people that make little Romagna one of the world's greatest opportunities for travel agents; Learn to cook a local speciality in "Italy's Best Cookery School"; Taste the region's great olive oils in a 500-year old olive grove; Try some of Italy's best wines in the extraordinarily beautiful surroundings of three superb vineyards; Taste delicious local prosciuttos, salamis, breads, cheeses and more; Experience the glistening 1500-year old basilicas and mosaics in ravishing Ravenna; Visit the fabulous mountaintop UNESCO World Heritage Republic of San Marino; Walk in Leonardo da Vinci's port - Venetian Cesenatico; See stunning fairytale hilltop castles and extraordinary views throughout Romagna; Visit Romagna's lovely art-cities and villages

Departures: 29 September, 20, 27 October, 3, 10, 17, 24 November 2017 ex Bologna

Cost: $595 per travel agent (partners and spouses welcome - cost $795  subject to space). Single room supplement $250 - all 100% refundable on post-FAM business.

This is what 2016 FAM participants said: "My clients they deserve to see this part of Italy that's not really known and its beautiful" "Breathtaking mosaics - something you just can't imagine" "On every corner of the street there's a story and someone wanting to tell it to you" "After Rome it was so nice to be here without that craziness" "You see smiles, graciousness and you see fun - you want to be a part of it and its so easy"


Includes: Guided tour from Bologna, 1 night city centre Bologna hotel accommodation, 4 nights country house accommodation in Romagna. All meals, guided excursions specially-arranged tastings of local produce including food, wine, olive oils, a hands-on cookery class to make fabulous pasta and an informal workshop to understand the area - and its sales opportunities.

Eligible participants: Travel agents, tour operators, group organizers, and spouses/partners.

Space is strictly limited so please contact [email protected] as soon as possible.

Further information on Romagna FAMs here:


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