Explore the best of Italy tours in all its beauty with a dream tour. You will be free to live like a local with the support of our guide.
- Available throughout the whole year
- You decide when the tour will start
- Tour from 2 to 6 people
- 24/7 expert bi-lingual local guide and driver to assist you.
- You can chose between a family local B&B or a simple Hotel but still 3/ 4 stars.
- This is a private tour service
- Flexibility on the itinerary
Sydney, Australia Reviewed August 27, 2017
Arrive at Rome --- Vatican city and Vatican museum
Land in Rome, the ageless city, to begin the best Italy tours you will never forget. You will be retrieved by your trip chauffeur at the airport and will then move you to your accommodation. The Hotel is just a couple of minutes from San Pietro and the Vatican Museum.
The old city --- Trastevere -- Roman food and trattorie
Your adventure in Italy will start with a trip on everything that the ancient city of Rome has to offer. Your trip manager will guarantee you delight in the record of this great city. Delight in quintessential Romane dish while taking pleasure in the ambience of Campo Dei Fiori, amongst Rome's most enchanting squares.
Castelli Romani --- Castel Gandolfo --- Lakes out of Rome
Your driver will get you up at 9.00 am, and you will use a whole day at the Castelli Romani. This exciting spot has been reputable since the old times because of its flouring agriculture and fertile volcanic land. The former volcano crater is now inhabited by two lakes: Lake Nemi and Lake Albano. This location was a popular spot for Roman noblemen who came to relax. The Pope now keeps on this tradition unto this day.
The ancient Pompei
For this day, we will be going south to visit the Roman wreckages of Pompeii. It stands near the current of Naples in the Campania region. So,the well-known site of Pompeii, was ruined by a disastrous explosion of the volcano Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. Your excursion manager will attend at 7 am to get you up and take you south to the city of Pompeii. If we still have time, we might see Amalfi before going back and be landing in Rome in the early evening.
Civita di Bagnoreggio --- Bracciano's Lake --- Castello Orsini Odescalchi
Our tour manager will fetch you from the accommodation after you're done with breakfast. And we will invest the day exploring some of the best spots away from Rome. The first place we'll be checking out today is the town of Civita di Bagnoregio which means "the town who is going to die". Due to its relative isolation, the Civita di Bagnoregio has been successful in resisting modernization. So, its allowed it to remain unaltered from its original design.
Upon going back to Rome, we will be stopping by at Bracciano. You will be able to see this gorgeous volcanic lake and is considered to become the 8th largest lake in Italy. The lake is commonly visited by vacationers due to the different water sports it offers and above all, the Castello Orsini-Odescalchi wherein it is well-known as a wedding venue for actors and singers including Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise.
Tuscany --- Country Side and Agriturismo
After breakfast our private chauffeur will drive you to north of Tuscany and you will allot 5 nights in there. The mesmerizing "Agriturismo" is the ideal initiating point to explore the rest of Tuscany.
Greve in Chianti --- Wine tour among Tuscan Wineries
If you're a wine enthusiast then this day sure is for you! There will be visits to castles, wineries, and cellars and, of course, plenty of opportunities to sample some stunning Chianti wines. But, it isn't only limited to wine. After sampling some fine Chianti wine, we will move on to Greve. Before we head back to your accommodation, we will be making a quick stop at a family run trattoria.
Firenze --- Palazzo Vecchio -- Medici places
Your visit to Tuscany won't be complete if you won't see Florence, the region's capital and the birthplace of Renaissance. Our excursion manager will take you to all of the major historical sites. Don't overlook the Duomo; the Palazzo Vecchio, home to the Medici; and, of course, the world-famous Uffizi art gallery. Our trip manager will be obliged to recommend you some of the interesting compact trips that are available.
Tuscan Landscape -- Loro Cuffiena-- Pratomagno
For today, you will have a likelihood of seeing the superb landscape of Tuscany in its total magnificence and explore one of it's premier attractions, the Pratomagno. This is also the area where Australian traveler Herbert John Louis Hinkler's struggles to fly from England to Australia came to a disastrous end. The day will commence with a short visit to Loro Ciuffenna. It is known as a picture-perfect village and the spot where the gorgeous Roman church of Gropina can be located. We will be going through various little medieval villages that are located across the countryside so that we can have the probability of tasting the best of their local produce.
Anghiari --- Arezzo -- Castelfranco Di Sopra
Today is a day for art and culture. Our journey will begin on one of the most incredible locations in all of Italy and that is the cultural village of Anghiari. From there on, we will go next to Arezzo. So, we will be getting a look at the works of well-known Renaissance artists such as Giorgio Vasari and Piero della Francesca . As we make our way back from Arezzo, we will be passing along Tuscany's oldest country road which is Setteponti. It allowing you to soak up the vistas of the countryside in Tuscany. Then, we will have dinner over at the famous pizzeria located in Castelfranco di Sopra.
Right after breakfast, we will say goodbye to Tuscany as we make our way to Cinque Terre discovered in the region of Monterosso al Mare. Your accommodation plan consists of an overnight stay and breakfast in the recently embellished breakfast space. The rooms are modernly designed wherein it features an air conditioning system, private bathroom, refrigerator, hairdryer, and a satellite TV.
Exploring the five villages of Cinque Terre --- Traditional cuisine tasting
We will commence exploring this awesome region of Italy. The 5 villages in this place are linked with each other by the cliff-side hiking trail named as the Sentiero Azzuro. The picture postcard villages are where you will find colorful houses nestled along with vineyards. So, increasing vines on steep slopes, little harbors packed with fishing boats, and trattorias offering the best of seafood specialties.
Como Lake and surrounding
You should be enjoying your breakfast because we will be heading next to the most widely Lake Como. So, you will be having your stay there at a B&B for about 2 nights. Your accommodation is situated on one of Italy's most exquisite areas. It is located just a few minutes off of the well-known resort of Bellagio. This B&B accommodation has a picture-perfect perspective of the Island of Comacina, the popular Villa Balbianello. Those who will be staying on the first floor will have an advantage on their own private entrance. Also, a well-designed areas that are flourished in a modern look while also maintaining its local inceptions. All spaces are filled with tasteful wooden floors that adds to the romantic atmosphere and provides a gorgeous perspective of the lake.
Villa Olmo -- Villa Serbelloni
We will be spending our time around Lake Como wherein it is a location that is widely known among aristocrats and wealthy patrons from the days of old Rome. You don't need to be part of the elite club to take joy in the social highlights which incorporates many palaces and villas such as Villa Serbelloni, Villa Olmo, and Villa Carlotta. This lake has currently gotten the recognition of many of the world's widely known people like Ben Spies, Gianni Versace, George Clooney, John Kerry, Julian Lennon, Madonna, and Pierina Legnani where they all have houses placed on the coast. Our tour administrator will certain that you will experience all the top-notch spotlight that the vicinity has to present.
DAY 15 and 16:
Lake Garda --- Sirmione
Early in the morning, we will be moving around to Lake Garda. So, you will be spending 2 nights in there. In this location, you reach enjoy remaining in the famous center of Sirmione. The B&B that you'll be lodging at is based within the parapets of Sirmione Castle. This is the finest way to venture into Lake Garda. And the appropriate location between Venice, Verona, and Brescia, wherein you can take an easy walk into the mesmerizing old town. The owner of the B&B Paola will happily recommend you a day trip or short endeavor.
Verona - The Arena - Romeo and Giulietta
Today, we use a full time in one of the most prominent tourist spots of northern Italy. The beautiful town of Verona. This town is boasting with annual fairs, creative heritage, shows, and its world-renowned operas that are being held during the lyrical season within the Arena. Although it is unidentified if William Shakespeare ever explored Verona, three of his plays are set here: Romeo and Juliet, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, and The Taming of the Shrew. The bard has been inviting many tourists to check out Verona over the years and the city was given an award by UNESCO for Planet Heritage Site status a result of its stunning architecture and urban construct.
Venice and San Marco Square
Eat some healthy breakfast in Verona before we checkout and proceed to Venice.
It is positioned around San Marco square and you can get there in 20 minutes from the station, the subsequent stop for our B&B tour is being taken care of by the welcoming Alessandro and is loaded with lots of current benefits that are sure to meet your needs. High-quality bed linen and towels, baby bed, reading lamps, double bed, night tables, wardrobe, air conditioning terrific Jacuzzi shower or bath, flat screen TVs, and a phone are all consisted of.
You will invest the whole day in the gorgeous city of Venice, principal city of the Veneto region. So, it is filled with appealing history. Venice is placed in the Venetian lagoon's depthless waters and is on top of a team of 117 small islands. They have been differentiated by waterways and canals and connected by bridges. The lagoon and parts of the city are detailed as a UNESCO World Heritage places. Venice is also famed as one of the world's most charming places. And you'll eventually observe why as you take pleasure in a quiet hike all over the countless small bridges and rivers or tour down the Grand Canal on a gondola. Your tour manager will be happy to supply you with an excellent list of sites and activities to enjoy in this legendary city.
Glass maker in Venice -- Burano and Murano
If you fancy it, we can visit 2 of Venice's most exclusive islands: Murano and Burano. Murano is renowned for its glassmaking market, and its origins can be traced back to 1291. The glassmakers were shortly provided as Venice's reputable citizens. So, they are enabled to put on swords and benefit from the resistance to prosecution as their offspring marries the most prominent families of the Republic. They are forbidden from leaving the city, but there are still those who risked their lives to do it. And migrated to England and the Netherlands where they began forges. Up to this day, the Murano glass remains in sync with the Venetian glass.
Republic of San Marino -- San Martino
For this day, we will be preceding south again but this time. We will proceed to the east coast. First thing on our checklist is to see the Republic of San Marino . We will be having lunch. Today, experts think about San Marino's economy to be one of the most stable and possibly wealthiest in all over the world. Because the main reasons for that is finance, market, services, and tourism. It has no national debt, low joblessness rate, and even has a budget surplus.
Shortly after we have lunch in this fascinating city, we will proceed to Assisi where it will be our property for the next 2 nights.
Assisi --- Gubbio
We will spend the complete day in Assisi and Gubbio. Assisi is now the main venue of many pilgrimages. St. Francis of Assisi built the Franciscan order, and along with St. Catherine of Siena. He is known to be one of Italy's patron saints. People from all religions always remember St. Francis as a lover of nature and the well-known speech he provided to a flock of birds. In 1997, 2 major quakes trembled Assisi and letting it endure heavy wrecks. So, extraordinary recovery campaigns have been made and the Basilica di San Francesco was reopened several years soon after the natural disaster took place.
Once we have checked out from the accommodation, your chauffeur will drive you back to Rome where appropriate goodbyes will be generated.
DEPOSITS AND PAYMENTS:
The current price for this 23-day trip in Italy and ending in ROME, is as follows (taxes incorporated):
- Group of six participants: AUD 405,00 per person, per day.
- Group of four participants: AUD 469,00 per person per day.
- Couples: AUD 493,00 per person, per day in twin share/double accommodation.
Departures-Guarantee with a minimum of 2 guests
Available upon request.
Starts/Ends in Rome
Max 6 people
FULLY ESCORTED PRIVATE TOUR
The current price for the 20-day trip of Italy, which ends in VENICE is as follows (taxes involved):
- Group of six participants: AUD 396,00 per person per day.
- Group of four participants: AUD 452,00 per person per day.
- Couples: AUD 476,00 per person per day in twin share/double.
Departures-Guarantee with a minimum of 2 guests
Starts: Rome Ends: Venice
Available on request.
Max 6 people
FULLY ESCORTED PRIVATE TOUR
To reserve a spot for you on the scenic tour, a 25% deposit is needed. Bookings will only be produced once your traveling documentation and insurance have been checked in full and the required deposit has been paid. You can pay the remaining balance within 15 days of the final approval. Both the deposit and the final payment can be made by bank transfer, credit card, or PayPal. Paying the first deposit is accepted as confirmation that you have read and accepted all the conditions.
All this prices are with the private driver/tour guide included. However, if you wish to travel independently, please let us know and we will quote a different price for you.
To ascertain that you get quality service and experience a delightful tour, we made our scenic tour package for a group with a maximum of 6 people.
All excursions and tariffs might have some changes without prior notice.
INCLUDED IN TOUR COST
- Four-star accommodation in a private room in the pre-selected accommodation.
-Tariffs include daily breakfast.
-Travel between destinations in a luxury vehicle,
-Professional bilingual local tour guide and driver to assist you 24/7.
-Wine tasting in Chianti area
- Tax, and GST.
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED IN TOUR COST
- Cooking classes of any sorts or optional scenic tours.
- Personal spending.
- Travel to first pick-up point.
- Entrance fees for attractions, galleries, and museums whenever an entry fee is necessary.
- Lunches and dinners that are not consisted of in the main itinerary.
- Traveler tax at the lodging.
You will have lots of opportunities to indulge in optional experiences and excursions. When it develops, your excursion manager will happily provide you with lots of advanced memo. If you would rather travel in personal luxury, a luxury minivan will be attainable to transport you from your lodging to the various tour locations and back.
Each of the lodging that you will be staying at have been cautiously chosen since we want each of our travelers to appreciate the Tuscan life to the max and be treated as part of the family.
Every venue features four-star lodging, and is established in a central position within the area of interest. Please note that, with the exception of the farmhouse in Tuscany, the accommodation is subject to change.
The private tour is made accessible across the entire and you are free to choose the traveling date that meets your needs