Updated August 30, 2022.
Can I travel to Italy now? The answer is: yes!
Italy is open to U.S. tourists and there are no longer any COVID entry restrictions in place for US tourists. All you need is your valid passport.
Entry Requirements for Italy
US citizens are permitted entry to Italy with no special COVID entry requirements as of June 1.
While in Italy:
The “Green Pass,” which was required to enter certain public spaces, has been phased out. There is nothing holding you back from the Italy trip of your dreams
Booking a Culinary Vacation in Italy
One thing is certain: our partners in Italy can’t wait to welcome our travelers back on our amazing and authentic culinary vacations in Italy. And we’re making it easier to book than ever, with several Worry-Free Trips. These trips allow you to cancel without up to 60 days prior to the trip and receive a refund on your deposit minus a $200 per person penalty. (Read more about our Worry-Free Trips.)
Choosing a Culinary Vacation in Italy
You might be asking yourself, “How do I choose a culinary vacation in Italy?” The best place to start is our website, where we offer detailed itineraries, pricing, and tons of pictures. But it is also always a good idea to contact us. We know our culinary vacations in Italy like the backs of our hands. We can help steer you toward the culinary vacation that seems right for you.
For instance: Are you looking for something off the beaten path? You might try our Authentic Italy from the Mountains to the Sea in the region of Molise.
Looking for a farm-to-table experience? Try A Culinary Adventure in Puglia and cook with the lovely Chef Chiara while you stay on their family estate. Want something romantic? How about our Truly Tuscany Wine Tasting Tour in Western Tuscany?
Perhaps you want to pamper yourself with a luxury culinary vacation with Michelin Star chefs? We have you covered with our best-selling Cooking under the Tuscan Sun culinary vacation, or our amazing cooking vacation at Don Alfonso near Sorrento.
Or, maybe you’re traveling on a budget and want a shorter culinary vacation? Try our Authentic Experience in Piedmont, and stay at the lovely and cozy inn of your hostess, Francesca.
If you’re looking for a totally private experience for a culinary vacation with family or friends, we can offer that too. We have private weeks for 4-6 people at our Living the Real Tuscan Dream culinary vacation, or for larger groups at many of our other destinations.
In short, if you’re anxious to travel on one of our culinary vacations in Italy, there is plenty of good news to be had. Travel to Italy should be possible again very soon, we’ve got plenty of amazing and safe culinary vacations to satisfy any travelers, and we’re offering more flexibility than ever before.
Contact us to get started!
By Peg Kern
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