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Pre-trip: Italy: Bologna, Parma
Post-trip: Italy: Rome
Countries: 1
Cities: 4
Days: 15
Average Group Size: 13 Travelers
Smart Travels with Rudy Maxa: Hill Towns of Tuscany and Umbria

Uncover ancient rivalries and the scrumptious specialties of Tuscany and Umbria with Emmy award-winning travel expert Rudy Maxa.

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Trip Itinerary

Get a detailed overview of the cultural highlights and natural splendors that await you in Tuscany and Umbria.

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Trip Experience

Learning to make home-made pasta and hunting for truffles in the verdant forests of the Umbrian countryside are just two of the experiences that await travelers in Italy.

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Smart Travels with Rudy Maxa: Bologna and Emilia Romagna

Join Emmy award-winning travel expert Rudy Maxa to discover the food and art of Bologna and Parma.

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Smart Travels with Rudy Maxa: Florence

Explore Florence's medieval streets—and revel in its Renaissance wonders—with Emmy award-winning travel expert Rudy Maxa.

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Tuscany & Umbria: Rustic Beauty in the Italian Heartland

93% of travelers rated this trip excellent

The overall traveler excellence rating is based on the results of post trip surveys completed by travelers who have taken this trip. Travelers can choose to rate their experience “excellent,” “good,” “fair,” and “poor;” this percentage indicates how many travelers rated their experience “excellent.” More than 70% of travelers complete this survey after returning from their trip. Travelers rate excellence across their entire travel experience, focusing on the categories below:

  • Trip Experience Leader: 96% of travelers rated their Trip Experience Leader “excellent,” citing his or her facilitation of people-to-people interactions, communication skills, and overall performance.
  • Learning & Discovery: 94% of travelers rated the learning and discovery activities on this adventure “excellent,” citing its authentic cultural experiences and controversial conversations.
  • Solo Women Excellence: 96% of solo women travelers who joined us independently or shared a room with a mother, daughter, sister, or friend rated their experience on this adventure “excellent.”
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