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Italian Delights Tours Day Tours

Bentleigh, Glen Eira, Victoria 3204, Australia
+61 3 9018 6624
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Australian owned and run Family venture offers a quality service and good value for money... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sue M
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Brisbane, Australia
a true Italian delight

I have recently returned from an extended holiday overseas and the highlight of my trip was the... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
jaiselmer
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sydney
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GOURMET ITALIAN SHOPPING TOURS OF SYDNEY RD AND LYGON ST MELBOURNE! While on holiday stock your pantry with all things Italian and have a fantastic day out with Italian Delights Tours in Melbourne's famous Sydney Rd and Lygon Street If you are like Jim and Lynette, the excitement of finding great cheese, great cured meats, great coffee and authentic Italian wine, pastries and gelati is like being a child in a toy shop! Put simply it is a day out in heaven! Italian Delights Tours welcomes you to come along on our small group “Dolce e Salato” (Sweet and Savoury) shopping tour of Melbourne (max. 7/min. 2 guests). We take care of all your groceries during the tour. Once you have bought your items, they are safely stored away in a cool place in our well–appointed vehicle and all you have to do is sit back and look forward to the next stop on this gourmet shopping tour!We have chosen the best quality Italian food stores that also represent great value. We take you to all of Jim and Lynette’s regular haunts for stocking the pantry – places that they have been visiting with their family members for decades – Unpretentious and unashamedly Italian! Shop owners invariably speak Italian as their first language and many of the customers do too! This mix of gourmet Italian food stores also offers a range of products which will make great gifts or special treats for you, your friends or loved ones!After the shopping part of the tours guests have time to enjoy a casual lunch at the many great Italian cafes and restaurants in Lygon St before we conclude the tour.* Lygon St is a celebration of all things Italian and is the location that introduced the espresso machine to Melbourne in the 1950s, hence launching the city’s famous love affair with coffee. HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TOURLuxury vehicleShopping carried and stored for you.Top quality at low pricesPick up and drop off from your apartmentMax. of 7 people per tour. IL MENU “DOLCE E SALATO” “Shopping List” - Sydney Rd and Lygon StFresh pasta from one of Australia’s first fresh pasta shopsA huge selection of Italian cheesesCotechinoFresh quailDelicious Pastries from Melbourne’s most famous PasticceriaFriulan pork sausagesItalian Prosciutto, Pancetta, Salumi (Cured Meats)Coffee and WineGreat olive oilPorciniSaffron and many Italian condimentsWine and Grappa (for nonno!)PLUS much much more….
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Australian owned and run Family venture offers a quality service and good value for money specialising in Italy Small Group tours. I can highly recommend this to solo travellers, as especially welcoming. I recently spent time with 7 other travellers (all Aussies) enjoying the 10...More

1  Thank Sue M
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I have recently returned from an extended holiday overseas and the highlight of my trip was the Italian Delights "12 day Treasures of Tuscany, Umbria and Lombardy" tour. It was amazing and I couldn't fault it. We were a group of 10 which was a...More

1  Thank jaiselmer
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We had never explored the regions of Italy and so chose the 12 days Treasures of Tuscany, Umbria and Lombardy tour with Italian Delights Tours. This was a small group tour of 8 people which is a great size - no waiting around for large...More

Thank ANNE K
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Awesome is probably the best word to describe this Fabulous tour with genuine personal service. It is seldom in this day and age that something is actually as it is advertised . From the moment of pickup from our Hotel in Melbourne Wednesday morning to...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I travelled in group tour to Nth Italy with Jim of Italian Delights tours. Originally this tour was supposed to have 8 people but without consulting was increased to12-14. This resulted in problems such as crowding at certain venues. Jim also did...More

1  Thank Gary D
Reviewed 3 November 2015

This was the Fifteen Day "Fine Food, Wine and Wonders" tour of North West Italy. I was collected from Voghera train station by our tour host and owner Jim Romagnesi, who immediately put me at ease with his likeable friendly approach. Then it was on...More

1  Thank Peter C
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