Avanti Releases New European Foodie Packages

(Avanti Destinations)

Avanti Destinations, a travel company, is dishing out new foodie-inspired vacations for travel advisors to recommend to their clients headed to Europe.

New vacations include: A 10-day European Classics for Foodies visiting London, Paris and Rome, and a 13-day Flavors of Southern Europe that takes in Rome, Athens, Barcelona and Madrid. The packages include transatlantic airfare, transfers, hotels and tours.

The company’s other offerings include customizable land-only programs, such as Sips & Samples of Southern England, Taste of the Wachau Valley (Austria) and Gastronomic Wonders of France & Spain, as well as more than 30 new experiences that can be added to any custom itinerary.

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From these packages, travelers can take part in a pierogi-making class and vodka tour in Krakow or Warsaw, a macaron or baguette class in Paris, a Nordic "food walking" tour of Stockholm, a risotto-cooking class near Lake Lugano, dinner with a Parisian family, a private distillery experience in Helsinki, tours of local-favorite markets in Vienna, Paris and Avignon and, to satisfy the sweet tooth, a chocolate-making workshop in Paris. Gluten-free and vegetarian classes are available for those with dietary restrictions.

Additional details regarding the European Classics for Foodies and Flavors of Southern Europe packages are as follows:

European Classics for Foodies: This air-inclusive Avanti Journeys vacation provides three nights each in London, Paris and Rome. The itinerary includes:

  • Walking tour of pubs in London’s Docklands
  • City of London gin distillery tour and tasting
  • Gastronomy walking tour of Montmartre
  • Cooking class with market visit and lunch in Paris
  • Private market tour and cooking class with two chefs (Rome)
  • Dinner party in a Roman home.

Flavors of Southern Europe: Travelers spend three nights each in Rome, Athens, Barcelona and Madrid. The itinerary includes:

  • Private walking tour with local tastings (Rome)
  • Market tour and cooking class with two chefs (Rome)
  • Private “Flavors of Athens” walking tour (with tastings).
  • Barcelona as a Local walking food tour.
  • Private Spanish wine tasting (Barcelona)
  • Private “Taverns and Markets” walking tour (Madrid).
  • Traditional paella cooking class with lunch (Madrid).  

Bonus: For each Avanti booking of at least $2,500, advisors can earn an additional $100 bonus commission. This only applies for sales made before October 31, 2018 for travel taking place between October 1, 2018 and March 31, 2019.

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