RenAdventures

With Giacomo and Paolo

 

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Ciao tutti!!! Benvenuti!!!

Welcome everyone! Join your favorite Renaissance performers, Carl Asch and Paolo Garbanzo, for the trip of a lifetime. Bask in the best of all that Italy has to offer with a small group of like-minded folks. The best food, the best wines, the best sights and the best people in the world are yours! Come discover why Italy is the land of ‘La Dolce Vita’, meaning ‘The Sweet Life’. History, culture, music, magic and camaraderie are all yours to experience… and to remember forever.

RenAdventures

With Giacomo and Paolo

 

Go To Tour!

Ciao tutti!!! Benvenuti!!!

Welcome everyone! Join your favorite Renaissance performers, Carl Asch and Paolo Garbanzo, for the trip of a lifetime. Bask in the best of all that Italy has to offer with a small group of like-minded folks. The best food, the best wines, the best sights and the best people in the world are yours! Come discover why Italy is the land of ‘La Dolce Vita’, meaning ‘The Sweet Life’. History, culture, music, magic and camaraderie are all yours to experience… and to remember forever.

RenAdventures

With Giacomo and Paolo

 

Go To Tour!

Ciao tutti!!! Benvenuti!!!

Welcome everyone! Join your favorite Renaissance performers, Carl Asch and Paolo Garbanzo, for the trip of a lifetime. Bask in the best of all that Italy has to offer with a small group of like-minded folks. The best food, the best wines, the best sights and the best people in the world are yours! Come discover why Italy is the land of ‘La Dolce Vita’, meaning ‘The Sweet Life’. History, culture, music, magic and camaraderie are all yours to experience… and to remember forever.

“Sicilians build things like they will live forever and eat like they will die tomorrow.”

Embedocles

“Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest person happy”

Bertrand Russell

“In Italy, they add work and life on to food and wine.”

Robin Leach

“The world is a book, and those who don’t travel read only one page.”

St. Augustine

“Sicilians build things like they will live forever and eat like they will die tomorrow.”

Embedocles

“Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest person happy”

Bertrand Russell

“In Italy, they add work and life on to food and wine.”

Robin Leach

“The world is a book, and those who don’t travel read only one page.”

St. Augustine

“Sicilians build things like they will live forever and eat like they will die tomorrow.”

Embedocles

“Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest person happy”

Bertrand Russell

“In Italy, they add work and life on to food and wine.”

Robin Leach

“The world is a book, and those who don’t travel read only one page.”

St. Augustine

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New Year's in Sicily, Coming December 2018!

“The Sicily Tour was, in a word, ‘stellar’! The entire experience was first class.”

Rowan Wilke

“I’d go again every year if I could, and do plan on another trip with them!

Diana Ballew

“Would I go on another tour with RenAdventures? Absolutely—the sooner the better!”

Cherie Ferro

“It’s a once in a lifetime trip that you will not forget!”

Beth Burroughs

Ten Incredible Days

 

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Our Story

Performing together in Renaissance faires across the US for over 15 years, our intrepid duo have forged a friendship based on biting wit, sarcasm, and improvisation. Both have traveled internationally developing a love for Europe - and especially Italy. They’ve studied the language, the history and the culture. With their ability to make friends, find adventure, and celebrate life, they are your perfect hosts for an unforgettable journey.

Ten Incredible Days

 

Go To Tour!

Our Story

Performing together in Renaissance faires across the US for over 15 years, our intrepid duo have forged a friendship based on biting wit, sarcasm, and improvisation. Both have traveled internationally developing a love for Europe - and especially Italy. They’ve studied the language, the history and the culture. With their ability to make friends, find adventure, and celebrate life, they are your perfect hosts for an unforgettable journey.

Ten Incredible Days

 

Go To Tour!

Our Story

Performing together in Renaissance faires across the US for over 15 years, our intrepid duo have forged a friendship based on biting wit, sarcasm, and improvisation. Both have traveled internationally developing a love for Europe - and especially Italy. They’ve studied the language, the history and the culture. With their ability to make friends, find adventure, and celebrate life, they are your perfect hosts for an unforgettable journey.
Carl Asch (Giacomo The Jester)

Carl Asch (Giacomo The Jester)

Even as a child, Carl always felt that he was an Italian trapped in a Jew’s body. His first trip to Europe was 35 years ago when he fell in love with it’s spirit, it’s history and a red haired Italian girl. Since then he has performed at Venezia’s Carnevale;  the World’s Fair in Seville, Spain; and at numerous renaissance banquets in London, He has also played classical guitar and sung in countless restaurants in France, and England.  He has also studied Italian in Modena and bicycled from Palermo To Venice in 2014. And he has also scoured the continent in search of the finest gelato and cappuccini.  come join him in finding more.

Paolo Garbanzo

Paolo Garbanzo

Paolo grew up with a large extended family of Sicilian immigrants who arrived in America during the 20th century and always had an ear for the language.  His first experience traveling to Europe was to teach juggling and performance at FLIC, the circus school in Turin, Italy.  After that he traveled extensively throughout Europe performing in England, Scotland, Germany, Italy, Austria, and the Czech Republic.  in 2007 he won the International Jester Competition in Muncaster, England, making him the only American to become an official jester of a European castle in history.  Most summers Paolo tours throughout Europe at various types of festivals; medieval, renaissance, and modern street festivals. With a love of history, Paolo takes time with every tour to find interesting and unique locations to explore and he would love to share these amazing places with you.

Choose Your Adventure

Choose Your Adventure

 

Choose Your Adventure

 

New Year's in Sicily

New Year's in Sicily

December 30th, 2018 thru January 8th, 2019

Start your year off with an Italian BANG!!!!

If you’ve ever wanted to see the Catacombs of Palermo, the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento, and feast on unparalleled food and wine with your two favorite Renaissance performers, now is the time. Learn how to make Sicilian food from local chefs, experience the twelfth day of Christmas (Epifania) and cap it all off with a Medieval banquet in a Norman Castle in Catania.

The Music of Tuscany

The Music of Tuscany

June 1st, 2019 thru June 10th, 2019

This tour brings you Italian music and magic in some of our favorite cities in Tuscany. Join your favorite Jesters and revel in a medieval festival near historic Florence, stroll the streets of Siena, bike around the walls of Lucca, and enjoy a special musical/ magical performance just for you. If you want a journey filled with art, history, music, and food & wine that you’ll be yearn to return to, this trip is for you.

Training in Tuscany

Training in Tuscany

June 15th, 2019 thru June 22nd, 2019

QT2Systems and RenAdventures present a unique way to train for your next Triathlon and experience Italy at the same time. Take a 10km Fun Run through Florence. Enjoy a sunrise swim along the banks of Cinque Terre. Cycle the famed roads of Giro d’Italia – all under the expert guidance of 2018 Team USA Long Course Coach, Karen Allen-Turner. And did we mention you’re encouraged to bring your partner? While you fill your mornings with training, Carl will pamper your companion with shopping, purposeful wandering, and breakfast. The afternoons we will all spend together with cooking classes, wine tasting, rafting the Arno River, and more. In the evenings we will feast after you’ve soothed your muscles in the natural outdoor hot springs. Andiamo!

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