We are more than willing to organize on request tours for our guests throughout Italy to discover more of the spectacular and enriching art, culture, food experience that you will never find anywhere else in the world. Please check out our itineraries, and make sure to ask us for any possible customization. We are here for you.
Arrival in Rome Fiumicino Airport. Pick up with the bus and transfer to Rome hotel for an overnight stay.
Pick up with our tour bus and guide. After a short tour around the eternal city of Rome, we will journey towards the Vatican Museums and the St. Peter’s Basilica to discover the treasures of Christianity. We will have lunch in a special Italian “trattoria”. In the afternoon, we will walkabout the city, stopping at the main sightseeing points: The Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, and The Colosseum… Then the bus will take us back to hotel. You will have free time for dinner. Be sure to ask us to book you a table at one of the best restaurants in Rome according to your palate.
Pick up in the morning with our tour bus and guide and visit Rome’s archeological complex Villa Adriana, one of the main villas of Emperor Adriano oustide the city and is a vast mass of land with dozens of pools, baths, fountains and classical Greek architecture. In the afternoon we leave Rome (sigh!) heading towards Florence. We will stop at Autogrill for quick lunch. Evening arrival in Florence and check in to hotel. You will have free time for dinner. Our guide will provide you with several suggestions for our guests to try local Italian cuisine, on top of the list is the famous Fiorentina steak and a glass of delicious red wine.
A full day of discovering Florence as we set off on a walking tour, visiting museums. We will hike through the narrow streets of Firenze and follow the footsteps of Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, learning about their masterpieces and encountering history on every corner. The city of Florence has been the location of the latest blockbusters, like 007 James Bond, The Davinci Code, Inferno and many more… We will end the day by visiting and exclusive shopping mall (for those who are interested) where it’s possible to find the best italian clothes and brands at incredible discounted prices (your wives will thank you forever!). You will have free time at night for dinner at the restaurant of your choosing.
It’s time to leave Florence and head toward Pisa, another great medieval town, renowned for its “pending tower” that never falls. The tower is located in the middle of Piazza dei Miracoli where the astonishing Basilica and museum will complete our day surrounded by divine statues and art-forms. The bus will wait for us in the late afternoon as we explore North Italian Bologna, home of the most famous Ragu Bolognese. Bologna is the city where it has been founded the first university of the world in XIIIth century.
We will take the morning the discover Bologna city and its narrow streets where only bicycles are allowed. We will experience the Bologna cathedral dedicated to St. Peter, the ancient middle age ruins that surround the city. Lunch will be in a specially selected restaurant, to taste the famous italian bolognese sauce and tortellini. In the afternoon we will take the bus, destination: Milan. Check in to hotel and free time for dinner.
We will discover the city of Milan, with its fashion street Via Condotti and its famous Cathedral dedicated to one of the most famous saints of Italy: Saint Ambrogio. The afternoon is left free to you to discover one of the best cites to shop in the world along with visiting the Prada Museum. You will have free time for dinner.
We leave Milan in the early morning, heading toward another classical Italian hotspot: The city of Verona. The love story between two youngsters of the middle age inspired William Shakespeare to write Romeo and Juliet. We will visit the terrace from where such love was inspired and discover some of the amazing middle age artifacts that the city holds within its walls. We will then have lunch together in a local restaurant and enjoy some of the local plates like “polenta”, a melted grain soup with fresh tomato sauce and sausages. In the afternoon, we will visit the Verona theater and then we will take the bus and transfer to Padua where we will check in in our hotel.
We will visit of the small jewel of a city, Padua, with its walls full of history and the amazing city center that will make you jump back in time 500 hundred years. Padua is one of those hidden jewel of Italy, not very well known outside Italy… but will just leave you astounded for the simple beauty that the city holds. In the late afternoon, we will leave for Venice by bus, where we will arrive at night and check in in our hotel.
Ah, Venice! The city that stand on the water is waiting to be discovered with our tour that will take you around the channels: discover the st Mark Square, the Jewish ghetto, the Doge House and Palace, the narrow streets that end into the waters… We will walk around Venice, discover its secrets, ending up at lunch in a cozy restaurant enjoying some local seafood typical of the lagoon. It has been a full day and it’s time to rest. You will have free time for dinner. And for whoever desires, you will have the option to buy the night excursion and discover the lights of Venice by night. An incredibile opportunity that you should take, if you are not too tired…
In the morning, we will visit Burano island, where they make the most stunning hand-made coloured glass. Now it’s time to buy a small souvenir, which will allow you never forget this amazing experience. Remember to shop in authorized shops, by doing so, you will help the local economy and allow the artisans of glass to continue their masterworks as per tradition. You will have free time for lunch and designated a meeting point at the bus station. Unfortunately, it’s already time to pack and to leave Venice. We will proceed toward Assisi in the green heart of Italy, where we will check into our hotel and have light dinner.
We will discover the small towns of Assisi and Perugia, with their medieval touch and breathtaking surroundings. This area of Italy is more sacred then you would expect, as it was the place where St. Francis started to pray in the XII century. He used to talk to the animals and you will learn why such assertion is so true. We will taste the local oil of olive and taste some of the local cuisine. Curiously, in this part of Italy the bread has no salt. Do you know why? Because in the Middle Ages the cost of the salt was so high that since that time they started bake the bread without salt. But don’t worry, the prosciutto is so tasty you will love them both together. We will take a walk in Perugia and have dinner there, sampling the special mushrooms and wild pork.
You will be pick up from the hotel and transferred to the city of Gubbio, where you will discover of the huge towers. You will have free time for lunch and in the afternoon. We encourage you to visit the hidden town of Spello. We will have our last supper… together in pure Leonardo style with red wine and delicious local dishes.
In the morning we will leave the Umbria region and head to Rome’s airport where you will be escorted by our assistant, who will help you through your check in process. It was a pleasure to meet you, we hope you liked our classical renaissance tour and we look forward to seeing you again soon, as all roads lead to Italy.
- Transportation between the program
- Meals where indicated
- Guide service
- museum tickets and entrances where indicated
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- Other costs not offered in this program
- Tip for your tour guide
- Meals where not included