Mita - Los Angeles, California, USA

"Thank you, Culture Discovery for an amazing week! Words can't describe the experience I had!"

Jackie - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA

"What an experience, amazing!"

Wendy - New York, New York, USA

"It was even better than I hoped it would be. You really do feel like family."

Betty - Cape Coral, Florida, USA

"Like you said on your website, it felt like I was with family all week"

Pam - Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA

"I have been to Italy before and never had so much fun."

Joanne - Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA

"It was the best time ever. I will never forget you."

Tammy, Jessica, & Jennifer- Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA

"This trip was everything we were hoping for and much much more! "

Kathleen & Joel - San Francisco, California, USA

"Words can hardly describe our week with you. It far exceeded our expectations and forever will be embedded in our memory."

Nathie - Sarasota, Florida, USA

"Words cannot describe this week!"

Kim - Michigan, USA

"Words cannot describe this amazing experience & the awesome time we have had."

Tracie - USA Military, Stationed Abroad

"Who would've known I could discover the best European Adventure with a simple Google search?!"

Kham & Melissa - Northbridge, Massachusetts, USA

"We will never forget the experience, especially the Family we all became."

Mandy - Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

"When I booked my trip my expectation was not all what I experienced... This has truly been an awesome and wonderful 7 day journey."

Angie - Tallahasse - Florida, USA

"I thank you from the bottom of my heart... I will remember you all forever."

Mariette - Johannesburg, South Africa

"This will not be the last visit to you - that is for sure!"

Wayne - Gauteng, South Africa

"As a male non-cook I was very apprehensive. But it has been brilliant."

Lou & JanĀ - Stamford, Connecticut, USA

"What an amazingly wonderful vacation this has been - thanks to all of you."

Liz and Allyson, Toronto, Canada

"What an amazing, authentic, delicious few days!" - "I haven't been on a tour, but rather lived an Italian life. "

Loie & Mike - Arlington, Virginia, USA

"Michael & Paola your hospitality is so warm and welcoming and your "crew" is just great!!!"

Phil & Marilyn - Shawnee, Kansas, USA

"What a week! We had a marvelous time, more than I ever expected."

Chad and Alicia - London, United Kingdom & Chicago, USA

"The only reason the prospect of leaving this place doesn't sadden me today is that I am quite certain I will not fit into my jeans after a few more days. The food is just too good."

Steve & Cathy - Vancouver, Washington, USA

"We ate, we drank, we laughed and at the end of the week... we cried! ... This has been the most AMAZING way to celebrate our marriage!!"

Cori - Sacramento, California - USA

All I can say is thank you, thank you, thank you - you are all so lovely and I wish I could stay!

Gary & Kay - Tumbarumba, New South Wales, Australia

"We have been to Italy several times and this has been our most memorable."

Janet & Jessica - Berkhamsted - United Kingdom

"The hospitality and warmth has been beyond words."

June and Irv, USA

"I had no idea what to expect of our week with you and let's just say that I was blown away."

Marika - Johannesburg, South Africa

"This week was beyond my wildest dreams!"

Morgan - Hancock, Michigan, USA

"Thank you, Culture Discovery for an amazing week! Words can't describe the experience I had!"

Carol - Liverpool, New York, USA

"I've dreamed about it for years and you made it a joyful experience."

Joyce - Washington, DC, USA

"This has been an incredible week - definitely worth the 18-month wait :)"

Debbie and Robert - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

"We will return as soon as we can and reunite with this special adventure unlike anything else."

George & Dena - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

"We have been to Italy several times and this has been our most memorable."

Kersh & Judy - Goodlettsville, Tennessee, USA

"Words describing the week on the web site made the week sound fantastic - BUT - they did not adequately describe our experience! An amazing experience!."

London - Houston, Texas, USA

"It doesn't get any better than this!"

Sian - Johannesburg, South Africa

"I've had the week of my life!!! ... I'll definitely be back!!"

Luanne - McFarland, Wisconsin, USA

"This is not the last you've seen of me!"

Tracy - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

"Thank you so much for this amazing experience! On this, my first tirp to Italy, I felt like I was welcomed into the family :)"

Libby - Minnesota, USA

"Thank you for this wonderful experience! It is easy to see why your so successful!"

Dave - Cypress, Texas, USA

"Thank you for making my 1st experience in Italy my best vacation ever"

Mandy - Salem, New Hampshire, USA

"Thank you for being my family this week. It is difficult to define my amazing experience here."

Marci and Debbie, Cincinnati & Wake Forrest - USA

"Every day is like a postcard. Each day we think, 'can it get any better'..."

Reid and Barb - USA

" It will be a week we will remember fondly for many years to come."

Terry and Katie - Wisconsin, USA

"This has been the trip of a lifetime."

Ann - Virginia Beach - Virginia, USA

"I have been walking around all week with a stupid grin on my face when I think about the things that happened last week! Because there were so many, the grin is stuck on my face!"

Carmen - Mexico

"I cannot thank you all enough for opening your hearts and souls (and hands) to us and allowing us to share this all with you"

Vivica - British Columbia, Canada

"There definitely will be a "3"peat!!"

Lauren - Washington D.C., USA

"I coundn't have asked for a better bonding experience - not only with each other - but with everyone we've met along the way!"

Rick and Michele - Texas, USA

"It has been a highlight of our honeymoon. To be able to live like Italians & has opened our eyes to what so many miss when they travel to Italia."

Judy - Lake Worth, Florida, USA

"MILLE GRAZIE!!!!! for the most amazing week of my life."

Mary Carmen - Mexico

"Thank you so much for all the warmth that we have, you treat us like a family and that's a very good feeling, when travelling overseas."

Lisa - Columbia - Maryland, USA

"I had a feeling this would be a friendly, cozy vacation but I didn't foresee the true feeling of family which I felt right away." .. "Thank you for the most amazing vacation I have ever experienced."

Tim and Robbie - Baxter - Tennessee, USA

"This was a "true Italian experience."... We really felt at home when we walked through town..."

Jilene - Simi Valley, California - USA

"your hospitality & love radiates in everything you do and I'm blessed to have been a part of it!"

Denise - San Ramon, California, USA

"This has been a trip I will never forget."

Barbara - Houston, Texas, USA

Thank you for opening up your gracious home to a group of pellegrini in search of "la dolce vita".

Nancy - Warren, New Jersey, USA

"I feel as if I have found my true home & will be returning to foreign land.!"

Dean - Thousand Oaks, California, USA

"you have truly captured the essence of travel. It is not about seeing the sights. Rather it is about experiencing the people, culture and living of the people. Your trip encapsulates the Italian experience."

Mary Ellen - Hutchinson, Minnesota, USA

"My heart and soul are better because of my experience."

Gina - San Ramon, California, USA

"It felt like familiga the minute we arrived! All of you have gone above and beyond to make me & each one of us feel so special"

Dave & Susan - Goodlettsville, Tennessee, USA

"Our week here was everything and MORE than we expected."

Doris and Lauren - Roanoke - Virginia, USA

"I felt like I was with friends and family from the very start"

Kristine, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

"I am not sure how I will be able to go back to my "regular" life without reliving this experience EVERY day."

Rick and Catherine - St Louis - Missouri, USA

"The food was outstanding. But the kindness and hospitality were beyond words."

Dean & Debra - Thousand Oaks, California, USA

"The warmth, generosity, hospitality and adventures were indescribable. To capture the feeling with words is impossilbe. Mi Familia that extends across the continent. It was a brilliant experience that we cannot wait to reminisce over."

Irene - Simi Valley, California, USA

"I have been dreaming about this week for 6 months! I cannot put into words what this experience means to me."

Vicki & Lavonne - Columbia, Maryland, USA

"We feel we have touched a bit of heaven during this week."

Marcia and Christina - Miami - Florida, USA

"We felt like house guests visiting relatives"

Steve and Jessica - Hoboken - New Jersey, USA

"We could not have asked for a better vacation to Italy or more terrific hosts."

Chuck and Pat - Phoenix - Arizona, USA

"Pat and I can't begin to thank you for the many, many, selfless things you did for us. Your business is truly founded on family and friendship not customer or client."

Maka and Sue - Canberra, Australia

"You have opened up your town, your home, your friends and your family to us, which has enabled us to experience Italy and Italian life in a way that those on the big bus tours will never be able to..."

Gail and Arlene - New Jersey, USA

"Your hospitality and open-hearted friendship have made this an unforgettable (too short) week" ... "I (we) could go on and on, but I'll start crying. I hate when camp is over!"

Fred, Deana, Emily & Matthew - Stuart, Florida, USA

"you took care of every detail and made our family feel like part of your family."

Rocky - Los Angeles, California, USA

"In a word - "I can't begin to thank you enough for making such a profound impact on my life."

Cassie and Mark - Adelaide - South Australia, Australia

"Wow what a week - from pasta making to wandering around secluded etruscan tombs to pizza making to bizarre mummies in caves..."

Susan - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

"Thank you for not only fulfilling my dream wish, but for offering so much more - as you open up not only your home but your arms and hearts to us."

Heather - London, United Kingdom

"A perfect mixture of tourism, cooking, fun, laughter. A true Italian experience..."

Danna - Sammamish, Washington, USA

"You truly feel like family in some heart-felt way, I came home. This week fulfilled a life-long dream "

Tom and Andrea - The Villages - Florida, USA

"we feel like we are leaving family" ... "this past week was so much more than we ever expected" ... "Thank you for making this vacation absolutely wonderful"

Katie - Centennial, Colorado - USA

"You exceeded my expectations in every way."

Maria - Tampa, Florida, USA

"Thank you all for making my vacation be one in a lifetime!!... This is/was an awesome experience especially for someone who was travelling solo."

Susan - Santa Barbara, California, USA

"It was more than I could even imagine it was going to be."

EJ & Bob - Ft Lauderdale, Florida, USA

"Thank you so much for providing a wonderful time for my husband's birthday celebration."

Pearl - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

"You and all your team promote your efforts with love from the heart."

Sherry - British Columbia, Canada

"You were gracious hosts & I loved how we all become members of your family this week. Thank you so much for a "life-time highlight"

Sydney - British Columbia, Canada

"The company, food, wine were all extraordinary."

Don & Linda - Prescott, Arizona, USA

"3rd time here and by no means the last! "

Lori - Hanna, Indiana, USA

"This has been the best time of my life."

Mary and Erica - New York, USA

"The past week has been an introduction to family we never knew we had"

Jackie - Auckland, New Zealand

"Thank you for a perfect wee taste of Italy!"

Lois, Marvin and Sue - Worcester - Massachusetts, USA

"We sampled "Old World Charm" at it's finest and enjoyed the wonderful experience of a cooking class..."

John & Jill - Golden, Colorado, USA

"I'm tearing up as I write this... John and I have just had the time of our lives on this vacation with you."

Ami and Jac - Napa Valley - California, USA

"This was a trip of a lifetime" ... I found the true meaning of "l'amore di cottura"

Linda & Chris - Leawood, Kansas, USA

"The passion and caring of Michael & his team made this trip exceptional!"

Scott and Kelly - Cambridge - Ontario, Canada

"Thank you for an unforgettable week! You both put your heart and soul into making our 25th anniversary trip one that we will never forget"

Michele and Kathy - USA

"Words cannot explain what a fantastico week we have had in Soriano."

Jules and Jim - Washington State, USA

"You shared the sights & sounds plus of course the food & wine as if we were part of your family."

Kathleen - Powell, Ohio, USA

"I can, from the bottom of my heart, say that this has been one of the most amazing experiences I have ever had."

Leslie & John - Amarillo, Texas, USA

"You & your marvelous team have given John & me an experience above & beyond any expectation."

Robyn and Mark - London, United Kingdom

"We are so sad to leave this place - the beautiful people, culture, food, wine. We will always cherish our memories here. Thank you all!"

Catherine and Marco - Los Angeles - California, USA

"I've been to Italy 4 times and this is by far has been the most memorable trip to date."

Becky and Billy - Nova Scotia, Canada

"...the most exciting way to visit Italy!!"

Karen - USA

"The whole week has been an amazing experience. I take with me beautiful moments that I shared with my new family in a very Italian way."

Mary, Pat & Lori - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

"This has been a fantastic week; we wouldn't change a thing - full of good friends, good fun, good sights & great food!"

Pearl - Alhambra, California, USA

"This was the best vacation ever."

Lindsay - USA

"I came here for a vacation and a chance to try something new, and I am leaving behind one of the best weeks of my life."

Joe and Judy - New York, USA

"a wonderful week filled with great and amazing places, good company, incredible food"

Jessica & Ryan - New York, New York, USA

"We are already planning our next trip back!"

Linda - Tempe, Arizona, USA

"Thank you so much new friends, this was an amazing experience! Your hospitality was BAR NONE!!"

Jane - St Paul, Minnesota, USA

"My perception on Italy is forever changed because of you and your awesome family"

Kim, Taree, Rachel, and Kathryn - Washington State, USA

"We can never thank you enough for the amazing helpful & relaxing 9 days..."

Bev and Peter - Halifax - Nova Scotia, Canada

"Wine, cooking, roads less traveled & the Jazz Festival... what an amazing week!"

Bev & Peter - Halifax - Nova Scotia, Canada

"What an amazing experience! We thank you for a never to be forgotten vacation."

Dave and Janet - Los Angeles, California, USA

"We had the keep pinching ourselves to make sure it was real"

Adam and Anna - Atlanta - Georgia, USA

"Being of Italian heritage on both side of my family, it helped explain and reinforce the "giving spirit" over and over again as we interfaced with Sara, Rita, Silvia, and all your wonderful staff"

Judy - Sacramento, California, USA

"Thank you so much for a truly wonderful (full, full, full) week."

Char - Bullhead City - Arizona, USA

"Thank you for such an amazing week, it was beyond my imagination."

Edna - Jacksonville, North Carolina, USA

"Enjoyed all of the "off the beaten path" excursions but especially the people, the conversations and the laughs!"

Mark & Cheryl - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA

"Your passion and commitment to make sure all had a wonderful time is impressive and made for a memorable experience."

Peta & Stu - Kingston, Tasmania, Australia

"words just can't say how life changing this has been."

Carol & Jack - San Diego, California, USA

"You successfully took a pair of introverts and created an environment where we could not only learn some awesome things, but get to know other people in a comfortable way."

Virginia - Madison, New Jersey, USA

"The week was great. Loved the places we went and the food we made."

Alyssa - Key West, Florida, USA

"Thank you for the food, fun, laughter, history and all around PERFECT experience!"

Deborah & John - Bullhead City, Arizona, USA

"We are so glad we took this tour...we learned so much. Several times overcame with the beauty of the country"

Karen - Perth, Western Australia, Australia

"The whole experience is straight from their hearts to ours. They immerse us in their beautiful culture and embrace us like we are their family."

Robyn - Waco, Texas, USA

"Not only was this a trip of a lifetime, but a LIFE CHANGING trip!"

Rose & Kristy - Lake Worth, Florida, USA

"Thank you all for opening your home to us. But most of all for for opening your hearts"

Linda - Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA

"What an experience! Thank you for sharing you country, customs, stories, family...food! "

Martha - Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, USA

"What an amazing vacation, amazing people, amazing places. It will be a forever memory."

Myke - Beaverton, Oregon, USA

"What an amazing experience. It has been so fun and very relaxing. "

Sally & Mary - Richfield, Minnesota, USA

"What a wonderful experience, beyond any expectations that we had before arriving. "

Leslie - Indian Land, South Carolina, USA

"A touch of old world charm makes us forget the troubles of everyday life."

Elenita - Newberg, Oregon, USA

"What a great introduction to Italy - fun, good food, friendly "family" and guests, and gorgeous scenery."

Cara & Nick - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

"What a fantastic week! We don't know how we'll be able to go back to work next week!"

Yolie - Whittier, California, USA

"I am so glad that I chose Culture Discovery to help make my dream come true. I have learned how to make fabulous food and have visited breath taking places"

Dick & Diane - Miami, Florida, USA

"We started this fantastic experience as acquaintances - in one day were friends"

Jeff & Wanda - USA

"We laughed so hard our faces hurt. CDV will always be in our hearts."

Virginia & Chelsea - Carlsbad, California, USA

"The Villa is absolutely spectacular, and everyone, from the staff to the guests, were absolutely the best!"

Nadia & Roger - Nepean, Ontario, Canada

"We didn't know what to expect when we arrived, but the experience has exceeded all expectations. "

Matthew - Wetherby, West Yorkshire, Great Britain

" a wonderful way for 5 blokes to finally learn there is no need to grow up"

Jenny - Saxonwold, Johannesburg, South Africa

"To to the most wonderful friendly hospitable people - thank you for a wonderful time."

Steve & Donna - Edina, Minnesota, USA

"thank you for a fantastic week. The food, wine & tours were all awesome!."

Frank & Anita - Richmond, Texas, USA

"You have all gone above and beyond our expectations to ensure our Italian vacation was perfect."

Fred & Rose - San Clemente, California, USA

"We have enjoyed our time here so much & look forward to a long lasting relationship with you all"

Jody - Mesquite, Nevada, USA

"Absolutely the best vacation we've ever had!! You all did your very best to make us happy "

Diane - Boca Raton, Florida, USA

"I hope to return again to a different location as this is a week that is worthy of repeating."

Jackie, Cliff & Jennifer - Roslyn Heights, New York, USA

"Once is never ever enough!!! Thank you all"

Bonnie - San Antonio, Texas, USA

"What a special treat this week has been."

Sue - Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia

"I have been awestruck with the magnificent scenery and I just adore the people."

Rosemary - Los Angeles, California, USA

"We learned to cook, we laughed, we made new friends and have memories that will last a lifetime."

Babek - Lower Gwynedd, Pennsylvania, USA

"fantastic time full of laughter, education and amazing food. The week went too fast"

Cheryl - Falmouth, Maine, USA

"we have all enjoyed a true life-altering experience here"

Cody & Rusty - San Antonio, Texas, USA

"Thank you for showing us the "real" Italian experience"

Betty & Tonya - Ojai, California, USA

"Thanks of an experience of a lifetime. I only waited 25 years but coming here made the wait worthwhile."

Anne - Wrentham, Massachusetts, USA

"You made our trip so beautiful and great"

Debbie & Jack - Houston, Texas, USA

"This week has been without a doubt the best vacation I have ever had!"

Charles & Debbie - Richmond, Texas, USA

"The most wonderful food we've ever eaten."

Jessica - Roslyn Heights, New York, USA

" We loved the food, company & unique experience."

Paul & Nadine - Shelby Township, Michigan, USA

"The cooking, the side trips and the wine were all we hoped for. The real surprise was how delightful and truly charming all of the people are at CDV! "

Pat - Tomball, Texas, USA

"'Loved everything - even the dancing. Food was incredible."

Joan - McKinney, Texas, USA

"I'd give you an A+. Thanks for all the special attention and a great week packed full of fabulous memories."

Trey & Molly - Victoria, Texas, USA

"we have had the time of our lives and feel that we have had a little taste of heaven."

Nancy - San Antonio, Texas, USA

"What a magical place Soriano and Villa Eddarella are!"

Dennis & Cecile - Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

"allow you to leave your world and live in world you only read about"

Boris & Liz - Guleph, Ontario, Canada

"This week has been like magic! Food, friends, vino and famiglia!"

Bob & Sandy - Lexington, Massachusetts, USA

"This was a wonderful week - many new adventures - with great people"

Susan - Plano, Texas, USA

"This was a wonderful way to celebrate....Thanks for all the new experiences"

Jane & Phil - Solana Beach, California, USA

"This has been the most fantastic week!!! Fantastic food, beautiful sights and the friendliest people!"

Becky - Southampton, Hampshire, Great Britain

"a winning formula; don't change it!"

Socorro - West Sacramento, California, USA

"This has been a dream for years and what better way to make it more alive with your wonderful company."

Rob & Annie - Paulshof, Gauteng, South Africa

"The whole CDV team have been fantastic hosts and they all now feel like family."

Garlic Mike - Gunnison, Colorado, USA

"The time of our lives. New friends!"

Toni - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

"The past week has been filled with surprises. I discovered places I've never seen nor heard of"

Cathy - Macomb, Michigan, USA

"The combination of beautiful scenery, exceptional food, plentiful wine, and kind, considerate staff and co-travelers was nothing short of magical."

Vicky - Charlestown, Rhode Island, USA

"So many highlights to remember and cherish"

Veronica - Chicago, Illinois, USA

" life is getting sweeter and sweeter since my visit to Italy."

Frank - Houston, Texas, USA

"It wasn't just the cooking, the tours or the massive quantities of food but the life long friendships that were made."

Julie, Henry & Justin - Milford, Pennsylvania, USA & West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA

"Thanks again for a fantastic week we will look back at the pictures with the fondest of memories with our new friends in Italy."

Sharon - Thousand Oaks, California, USA

"an adventure we will never forget. Your amazing hospitality, attention to detail are truly impressive."

Debby - Raynham, Massachusetts, USA

"Thank you so much from the bottom of my heart - the visit here with my new "friends" at Culture Discovery far exceeded all of my expectations!"

Kelly & Jerry - Spokane, Washington, USA

"The staff was amazing! Without them we could not have learned & experienced all that we did."

Taylor - Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA

"You guys are now part of the family and I will miss you dearly!"

Stacey & Sean - Key West, Florida, USA

"Thank you so much for making cooking so fun. Sean and I never thought we would have this much FUN."

Pam - Boston, Massachusetts, USA

"one of the best weeks of my life! I never though I'd be harvesting wine grapes or watching a medieval festival from my window"

Joanne - Indian Land, South Carolina, USA

"Thank you for helping me see Italy from the inside out! "

Anne Marie & Nick - Staten Island, New York, USA

"We will never forget your hospitality, kindness and heart-felt warmth. You are all truly special, unique and just wonderful. "

Debbie - Chicago, Illinois, USA

"Thank you for an amazing experience and for welcoming me into your family and beautiful home!"

Joel & Laurie - Biloxi, Mississippi, USA

"Thank you for an absolutely wonderful week. It exceeded all expectations"

Vincent - New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

"Thank you for a wonderful experience of Italy."

Julia - Bryanston, Johannesburg, South Africa

"a truly wonderful experience. Best week ever!"

Jayne & Bill - Chatham, Ontario, Canada

"The experience exceeded anything we imagined...we learned a lot, saw a most beautiful area of Italy and met some wonderful people"

Bea - Mamaroneck, New York, USA

"'Thank you for a fabulous experience, like none other."

Simone - Auckland, New Zealand

"Thank you for a delicious week and a truly fantastic vacation! "

Karen & David - Bethany, Connecticut, USA

"We loved visiting places we would never have found on our own"

Leslee & Lisa - Spokane, Washington & Cumming, Georgia, USA

"such an AMAZING Italian week. We truly felt like part of the family."

Paul & Valerie - Mandeville, Louisiana, USA

"the week that brought us a lifetime of fun, love and fantastic experiences!"

Louise & Patty - Framingham, Massachusetts, USA

"Thank you all for such a unique and enjoyable experience"
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