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

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Wenches, Witches, and Wales coming October 2018!

 

“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

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

 

Tuscany Music and Magic: Giacomo, Paolo, Melodio, and Vincenzo

Tuscany Music and Magic: Giacomo, Paolo, Melodio, and Vincenzo

June 1st, 2018 thru June 10th, 2018

This tour brings you Italian music and magic in some of our favorite cities in Tuscany. Joining your favorite Jesters on this tour will be Melodio (Ty Billings) and Vincenzo (Vince Conaway).  Revel in a medieval festival near historic Florence, stroll the streets of Siena, bike around the walls of Lucca, and enjoy a special concert just for you by our four RenAdventures troubadours. If you want a journey with art, history, music, and food that you’ll be yearn to return to, this trip is for you.

Tuscany: Yoga and Cinque Terre

Tuscany: Yoga and Cinque Terre

June 11th, 2018 thru June 20th, 2018

Adding to our usual exciting tours, we’re offering yoga classes by 23 year certified and registered yoga instructor, Cherie Ferro. Each morning you will have the opportunity (certainly not mandatory) to stretch out and both prepare your body for the day’s activities and work off some of the calories from yesterday’s activities. A win-win all the way around. Also we’ll have a couple sunset yoga sessions on the beaches of Cinque Terre, so, be sure and pack a mat and straps for these classes.

Bohemia & Prague with Paolo and Wolgemut

Bohemia & Prague with Paolo and Wolgemut

June 21st, 2018 thru June 30th, 2018

Hang out with your favorite German bagpipe band, Wolgemut, and with international Jester Paolo Garbanzo, on this truly Bohemian RenAdventure.  Bring your garb as we explore the picturesque Southern Bohemian town of Cesky Krumlov during the historical Five Petal Rose Festival. Tour the castle, gardens, and the amazing Baroque theatre.  Get outside with a river rafting adventure while we discover the home of Pilsner beer and find out where Budweiser really comes from. Then it’s off to Prague for 4 days of excursions and adventures culminating in a medieval banquet deep under the city!  We will see the famous Bone Chapel of Kutna Hora, take a walking tour of Prague, and see its many sights.

Wenches, Witches, and Wales

Wenches, Witches, and Wales

October 23rd, 2018 thru November 1st, 2018

This ten-day tour starts in Bath, England and ends in Dublin, Ireland. Party with the popular and hilarious Renaissance Faire act the Washing Well Wenches, as they explore castles, cathedrals, and pubs across the UK! Be our VIP guest for a special one-time-only modern cabaret show starring the Wenches and other variety acts, and a unique multi-Wench Wench Show with as many Wenches as we can pack on the tour. This tour will finish with a great big Halloween party… and you’re invited!

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.

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