Embark on a discovery of Italian beauty and culture, not as a normal tourist but as a real explorer through luxury private tours in Italy. During these 15 days, you'll immerse yourself in tradition starting from the eternal city, Rome, through the landscapes of Tuscany, the masterpieces of Florence up to the romantic floating city of Venice.Throughout this trip, you'll explore the best Italian cities and the most visited spots in a new way. Along with five-star boutique hotels, luxury private transport, expert guides and VIP entrance passes, you will see the best of Italy with a unique point of view.
3 night at Palazzo Leopoldo Dimora Storica & Spa (4-star)
2 night at Splendid Venice Starhotels Collezione (4-star)
2 night at Camere Nicolina
14 nights accommodation
14 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 1 dinner
Piazza della Signoria
Saint Mark's Basilica
Gallerie dell'Accademia Florence
Cooking Class & Market Tour
Winery in Chianti
Ice Cream Experience
Piazza San Marco
Piazza della Repubblica
Basilica of Santa Croce
Truffle Hunting in Chianti Area
Half-Day Tour to Siena and San Gimignano
The Five Lands Tour
Licensed English speaking guides
Day 1: Arrive in Rome
Upon arrival, your personal assistant will pick you up at the airport gate and your private car will wait for you to drive you to the hotel in Rome. In the afternoon, you'll discover Rome starting the tour from the city centre to discover the monuments and the palace of the Baroque period: Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, the Trevi Fountain and Piazza di Spagna. In the evening, dinner will be served at a Michelin-star restaurant.
Day 2: Vatican City & The Colosseum
After meeting your guide, you'll head out to visit the world’s smallest country and the centre of the Catholic World – Vatican City. You will visit the impressive St. Peter’s square and church, and explore the Vatican Museums, Raffaello’s rooms and the Sistine Chapel and continue the tour from Michelangelo’s Campidoglio (Capitoline Hill) where you can look out over the Roman Forum area and then head to the Imperial Forums and the ruins of the Colosseum.
Day 3: Learn to Cook Like an Italian!
Today, you will learn how to cook the best Italian food. Your morning cooking class begins with a visit to Rome’s famous Esquilino market, where you’ll start learning about the rich traditions of Roman food and select the fresh, seasonal ingredients you’ll be using in the cooking lesson. Then you will go to a professional kitchen where you will learn how to prepare the dishes or pizza making. In the afternoon,, you will discover how the real Italian Gelato is made in an ice cream making class.
Day 4: Rome
You'll have a free day to explore the city of Rome. Get lost in the narrow streets, discover the many museums that are spread across the city, sample the many treats that you can find and be amazed by the stunning artworks that are found on every corner!
Day 5: Travel to Tuscany Countryside
Today you will reach Tuscany countryside, where the rolling green hills are covered with vineyards of some of the best wineries in the country. You'll immediately feel relaxed when you reach this region; the warmth of the people, the quality of the food and the laidback vibe is something that you cannot resist.
Day 6: Tuscany Countryside Luxury Private Tour in Italy
Tuscany offers myriad opportunities if you are looking to dive into a centuries-old culture immersed in beauty. Discover the splendours of the Tuscan countryside, the landscape of Chianti that looks like it was drawn by hand and the typical local products through culinary experiences. You'll start by searching for truffles an expert gatherer of the San Miniato hills, and his dog, who will lead for a walk in the woods with them. You'll then visit a famous winery in the Chianti area.
Day 7: Siena
Today you will visit Siena. The historic centre of Siena has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site. The city is one of the nation's most visited tourist attractions. Siena is famous for its cuisine, art, museums, medieval cityscape and the Palio, a horse race held twice a year. You'll explore this city at your own pace.
Day 8: Travel to the Five Lands
Today, you will reach the five lands of Cinque Terre. You'll be able to explore at your own leisure taking in the scenic beauty of this pearl of central Italy set on the rugged outcrops of the Italian Riveria.
Day 9: The Five Lands
Today, you will meet your private guide for an unforgettable day dedicated to the discovery of one of the most amazing and enchanting landscapes in the world. The Five Lands, “Cinque Terre”, is an area suspended between sea and land, hanging from sheer cliffs surrounded by hills and vineyards. You will enter into a little piece of heaven.
Day 10: Travel to Florence
Today you will reach Florence and check into your hotel. Once settled, you can explore at your own pace. Discover the masterpieces of the city, both architecturally and artistically. In the evening, don't miss out on an opportunity to sample some of the iconic dishes of the city.
Day 11: The Best of Florence's History
Your historical walking tour will start from Piazza della Repubblica square and lead you through the alleys of the medieval quarter to Palazzo del Bargello and Piazza della Signoria. You'll then continue to the Santa Croce Church, a gorgeous Florentine church with frescs by Giotto, which houses the tombs of Michelangelo. Next, you'll visit the Accademia Gallery with the famous Michelangelo's masterpiece, The David, and finish with a stop at Uffizi Gallery.
Day 12: Florence
Explore the city according to your own itinerary or organise one of the many tours that are available to give you a more in-depth view of this beautiful city. Get to know more about the food with a gourmet tour or discover the city on a bike!
Day 13: Travel to Venice
Today you will reach Florence train station to catch a fast train to Venice. When you arrive, you'll have time to explore the floating city at your own pace. Take a taxi boat to find all of the galleries and museums that tell of the city's history.
Day 14: Discover Venice
Enjoy a walking tour of the city. Venice’s charm lies both in its unique civil engineering achievements, and in the harmony of Eastern and Western artistic styles that have flourished here over the centuries. Your tour highlights include some of the major sites that define the look and history of Venice such as a visit to Doge's Palace, St Mark’s Basilica and St Mark’s Square (Piazza San Marco).
Day 15: Goodbye Venice
This morning, you'll say goodbye to Venice as your private boat arrives outside of your hotel to take you to Venice airport to catch your flight back home.