Italian Gusto, Tours of Italy

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As in pleasure, zeal, enthusiasm -- and in Italian, good taste -- defines everything Italian Gusto brings to their art, cooking & wine tours of Italy.  

From hotels carefully chosen for their decor, comfort and ambience, to cooking classes with local chefs in special locations, to excursions to the most charming and intriguing towns in Italy, not a detail is overlooked by Italian Gusto.

An authentic experience of Italy is what co-owners, Deborah Patterson and Josianne Pennington, seek to offer and fulfill, as attested by many happy participants. 

Come spend a magical week with Italian Gusto laughing, eating, learning and relaxing with future old friends.


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Former participants with Italian Gusto have said...

"Deborah and Josianne make a wonderful team, both are warm and personable."   
LB, Baltimore, Maryland  

"The tour of Tuscany was excellent and well run.  Josianne and Deborah were more like old friends instead of tour directors."
F.H., Baltimore, Maryland

"Excellent choice of restaurants and menus. Everything was great, a fun and relaxing trip."  
G.T., Charleston, South Carolina

"I liked the combination of excursions and cooking--great idea!  Josianne and Deborah, you did an outstanding job, very professional and we had nothing to worry about -- you really spoiled us.
M.D., Baltimore, Maryland

"Best of all was how well-organized Josianne and Deborah made our whole experience of Italy.  I loved the hotel, all the wonderful dinners, the art, and the wine."  
J.C., Louisville, Kentucky

"What a fabulous tour of Tuscany. When can I sign up again?" 
P.P., Lausanne, Switzerland

"An outstanding job...a perfect balance of pleasure, learning and relaxation."
S&TG, Baltimore, Maryland

"We'll go anywhere  with Italian Gusto!"  
B&CW, New York, New York

Italian Gusto was founded in 1999 and is based in Baltimore, Maryland.  For more information, email