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Discover the Flavours of Italy

Dear Fellow Travellers,

As Italy reopens its doors to tourism and international travellers, our foremost priority is your wellbeing, achieved through stringent hygiene and safety protocols. 

We are with you,in any eventuality.

A FLAVOURS OF ITALY  trip is a peaceful and worry-free journey, even in a difficult period like the one we are all experiencing. 

To respond to the new challenges of the world of tourism, and to guarantee you the peace of mind you deserve from the time of booking to the time of returning home, we have provided special safeguards and implemented new security measures on all our tours. 

Book with confidence: whatever happens, there will be no unpleasant surprises.


Our intimate journeys are created to introduce you to the truly authentic Italy we visit. We are unique in our local expertise - from the exceptional lodging, the unique itineraries and fascinating history, to the amazing foods and wines we find along the way. Our mission is to offer you an organized tour that is anything but ordinary.

We feature the real Italy, not only through the sites, art and history, but more importantly, through the people and their traditions. The Italy of Italian people. Our strength is our deep knowledge of and love for our country. 

I would like to share my passion for Italy and its culture by inviting you to explore and experience its excellences.

           Max Pavan

About Us


"Thank you so much for such a memorable tour.

We loved experiencing the history and culture of the area with Max and Francesco - their passion and expertise gave us a wonderful perspective." 


Our Guides

Max Pavan: Tour Director

Massimo (Max) Pavan is the proud descendant of three generations of Italian restaurateurs and was born with a passion for food and wine. He has over 30 years of experience in the restaurant industry, working in London, Paris, New York, Cayman Islands and Vancouver before setting roots in Calgary. 

Throughout his travels, he remained passionate about Italy and its culture. Each year he returns to spend time with family/friends and to explore the "excellences" of Italy. 

Francesco Vaccarro: Tour/Bike Guide

Francesco is a beast on 2 wheels, having cycled all across Europe. He studied tourism and is a fully licensed Italian tour guide. 

He has been enlightening and entertaining cycle tourists for 5+ years. 

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