See Italy in all of its historic glory – take in the beauty of Venice on a romantic promenade by gondola that glides through the city’s many labyrinthine canals. Learn from local experts how to make your own Italian pizza and gelato in Florence, visit Florence Accademia to see Michelangelo’s ‘David’, tour the Uffizi Gallery to see works by da Vinci, Raphael, and Botticelli. Enjoy a full day of driving through Tuscan countryside in a vintage Fiat or head to Chianti, Siena & San Gimignano. Finally, head to Rome for a tour of the Eternal City. See the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, Roman Forum and so much more.
DISCOVER MAJESTIC MILAN & LAKE COMO
Visit Milan to discover its marvelous Cathedral, La Scala Theater, the Sforza Castle and to appreciate the amazing genius of Leonardo Da Vinci. Milan is also the fashion center of Italy and you can learn how fabrics are chosen and dresses are designed or delve into the world of tailor-made fragrances. Enjoy a private visit to Franciacorta to discover its prestigious wine-making tradition and take a cooking class to learn all the secrets of chocolate and patisserie. Visit Lake Como to admire some of the most beautiful sights as Villa Carlotta, Villa Balbianello, Villa Melzi, Villa Serbelloni and take in the sunset views with a glass of Prosecco on board your private transfer. Take a helicopter tour over the lake and the Alps and land in the Bitto Valley to savor one of the world’s five more expensive kinds of cheese, on a private guided tasting in an authentic cellar.
UMBRIA: FOOD & WINE – ADVENTURE FOR YOUR TASTEBUDS
Umbria is known as “the green heart of Italy” for a reason. Although it is tiny and land-locked, it is one of the country’s most fertile corners. Pastoral rolling hills and broad valleys dominate its western reaches, high mountains, gorges and rivers its spectacular eastern margins. Fine ingredients proliferate and regional variety is pronounced. Umbria is mostly famous for its art of butchery (norcineria), top quality extra virgin olive oil, the prestigious black and white truffles, as well as its amazing wines.
THE EXCLUSIVE AMALFI COAST – LUXURY & GLAMOR ITALIAN STYLE
Magically suspended between the blue sky and the iridescent colored sea, with mountains plunging into the sea in a succession of precipitous crags, cliff-clinging abodes and verdant woodland, the Amalfi coast seems to be born from the palette of a painter. Its fabled towns are renowned all over the world: from Positano with its pastel-colored cascade of chic boutiques, to the ancient Amalfi with its Arabic-Norman cathedral, from Ravello which stirs hearts with its cultured villas and Wagnerian connection, to Sorrento, Amalfi Coast’s gateway. And just within a few miles Capri, an exceptionally beautiful island best known for its coastal scenery that has been appreciated for at least 2000 years and still is famous for its jet-set style.
HISTORY & CHARM – UNIQUE & AUTHENTIC FLORENCE
Florence offers many incredible experiences, from the Uffizi Gallery showcasing a collection of priceless Italian Renaissance works, to a private visit to a silk mill to discover the ancient Florentine art of luxury silk weaving. Enjoy a special lunch cooking class with a private chef to experience a genuine Tuscan meal. Take an exclusive Fashion Tour especially tailored to your preferences for a stress-free luxury shopping experience. Enjoy a helicopter flight over the beautiful Tuscan hills, followed by an exceptional wine experience. You can also enjoy a fantastic truffle hunt or for a completely unique experience, meet with a perfume specialist to learn the secrets and the techniques of artistic perfumery.
FAMILY-FRIENDLY THINGS TO DO, EXPERIENCES & DAY TRIPS IN ITALY
From small-group & private tours to cooking classes, private transfers, the best hotels, and accommodations – we curate the most incredible authentic experiences through Italy for the entire family. No matter if your travelers’ ages range from 5 to 75, we will make sure that everyone is comfortable and enjoying the journey while creating life-long lasting memories. Here are some of the family-friendly experiences and things to do in Italy that our clients have enjoyed. All activities can be customized to match our clients’ preferences.
PRIVATE ISLAND & VILLA GETAWAY IN ITALY NEAR VENICE
Visit Venice, once the most powerful trading port in the Mediterranean and one of the world’s most iconic destinations. We offer a private villa getaway, where you and up to 16 guests can enjoy the charms of Venice, explore the maze-like little streets, and visit its top attractions at your leisure. At the end of the day, you can escape the crowds to a recently renovated historic Italian villa for refined and luxurious simplicity. The villa is set within gardens beautifully established over centuries and is unseen, unheard, and undisturbed. Hidden away between the city of Venice and the Adriatic Sea, its sleek skippered boat is at your disposal.