Ever wondered what makes the perfect cioccolatino? Today’s experience takes you to pretty Perugia for a master class in pralines at its most renowned chocolatier…The lovely Umbrian city of Perugia is best known for its pretty palazzi, its beautiful basilicas and its creamy Perugina chocolates. Today’s experience takes you to this historic hilltop town and its renowned chocolate factory for a master class in all things chocolate. You’ll learn how this decadent treat made its way to Europe from the New World, how cocoa content and regional differences impact a chocolate’s taste and how the famous silver foil-wrapped Baci praline got its start as a crafty way for the chocolatier to send love notes to her secret paramour. In this interactive, hands-on (and messy!) lesson, you’ll learn what goes into making the perfect praline and choose the fillings, molds and toppings for your own signature cioccolatino. When you’ve tasted the fruits of your labor and packed up some pralines to take home, you’ll have time at leisure to explore Perugia’s historic center, its sweet gardens and majestic churches as well as sampling some local Umbrian delicacies.
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An award-winning destination management company for Italy, IC Bellagio offers the best personalized travel experiences across Italy with services like villa rentals, chauffeur-driven tours and transfers, unique luxury accommodations and bespoke itineraries for the discerning traveler. From Italy’s rich history to its design focused present, with a whole host of offbeat, non-Googleable experiences in the mix, IC Bellagio prides itself on providing the unpredictable, whatever your whim.
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IC Bellagio strongly recommends that travellers purchase trip cancellation/interruption insurance. The following penalties refer to non-group bookings (less than 8 guests) and are valid for entire or partial itinerary cancellations.
In case of cancellation between confirmation and 61 days prior to arrival 20% of the full cost of your holiday will be charged
In case of cancellation up to 60 - 31 days prior to arrival date 30% of the full cost of your holiday will be charged.
In case of cancellation 30 - 15 days before - 50% of the full cost of your holiday will be charged.
In case of cancellation less than 14 days prior to arrival date - 100% of the full cost of your holiday will be charged.
Please note that no partial refunds will be given for unused trip arrangements.
IC Bellagio Cancellation Policy for tickets and services on request when stated on the VIP Italy experience:
In case of cancellation of Opera, Palio or any other tickets (including museum tickets when they need to be pre-booked) and services on request when stated on the VIP Italy experience 100% cancellation will be applied.
Outdoor experiences may be sensitive to weather and other local conditions beyond the control of the supplier. Our local supplier is best suited to assess local logistical conditions and to make a final decision as to whether or not it is safe to proceed with the experience.
If, in the sole opinion of the local supplier, conditions make it unsafe to enjoy the experience, the local supplier will cancel the experience and a full refund will be credited to the client. In the event, however, that the client chooses, for whatever reason, to cancel their participation in the experience, there will be no refund due to the client.
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