Italy for First Timers
first timers
foodie focus
private
rustic
wine lovers

Rome -> Florence -> Venice

10 days, 9 nights

from $3,750 per person (based on 2 ppl)

Experience the best of Italian food and wine, art and antiquities in the cultural capitals of Rome, Florence and Venice—visiting both well-known highlights and off-the-beaten-path finds—and discover the pastoral charms of Tuscany’s most picturesque villages and sought-after wineries.
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Welcome to Italy

Day 1
Fly into Rome (FCO) airport with private luxury car service to accommodations. Settle into your accommodations and explore on your own.
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Choose Your Adventure

Day 2
Today, tour Rome with a private local guide. You'll have the choice of either a guided tour through Ancient Rome via private car service or Vatican City by foot.
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Walk Up An Appetite

Day 3
Taste your way through Rome sampling local dishes and discovering culinary traditions. Walk through neighborhoods such as Campo de' Fiori, the Jewish Ghetto and Trastevere, and visit multiple eateries serving up Roman delicacies such as meats, cheeses, pasta and gelato. We suggest you come hungry!
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Say Ciao to Florence

Day 4
Depart Rome for Florence via train. Upon arrival, either enjoy a 2-hour Twilight Tour through Florence, or spend the evening relaxing on your own (and instead, enjoy a hands-on pizza making class later in the trip.)
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Explore The City

Day 5
Today you'll have the option to explore Florence either via an art history or culinary walking tour with an expert local guide who is experienced, knowledgeable and full of passion.
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Wine Tasting in Tuscany

Day 6
Spend the day touring the beautiful Tuscan countryside with a private driver passionate about giving travelers a real taste of Italian life. The day will include a winery visit, tasting and lunch featuring local Tuscan cuisine or a private guided city walking tour.
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Feast on Pizza

Day 7
Today, if you choose to, learn the secrets of Italian pizza-making in a private, hands-on class at a family-run restaurant in Florence. The class is led by local chefs with a passion for sharing their culinary craft. After you've gotten your hands dirty in the dough, you'll have the chance to savor your delicious creation. Buon appetito!
VIII

Venture to Venice

Day 8
Depart Florence for Venice via train. Upon arrival at the Venice train station, a private boat will escort you to your accommodations.
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Explore Streets And Canals

Day 9
Weave your way through the streets and canals of Venice with one of our knowledgeable local guides. The day will include two hours on foot visiting major sites such as San Marco, artisanal shops and neighborhoods, followed by a one-hour private water taxi ride through Venice's famed canals.
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Arrividerci

Day 10
Fly out of Venice (VCE) airport with private boat + car service to the airport. Buon viaggio!
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OUR GUIDES

We have dedicated years to curating a select network of independent guides, drivers, chefs, wine producers, artisans and experts across Italy. They love what they do, and are passionate about welcoming travelers with open arms and providing insider experiences that showcase the beauty of Italia through local eyes.

Valeria

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"I studied Archaeology, and am a great lover of food and wine. Is a real pleasure for me to meet people from all over the world and share with them our local traditions and history."

Marco

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"I am a longtime driver in Italy, bringing to life for my guests unforgettable, immersive journeys through the magnificent countryside. My motto? Enjoy the world!"

Veronica

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"Food is art, and I love to share it with my friends, family and guests! Cook with love, and you will see people smiling and enjoying the fruits of your labor! Everybody can do it."

Where You'll Stay

Where you call home when you are away from home can make all the difference. Whether you seek out full-amenity luxury properties, boutique art hotels, or charming B&Bs, our partner hotels are service oriented, conveniently located, comfortable and full of local character (you want to feel like you’re in Italy, not Idaho).

Luxury Hotels

Perfect for traveler seeking the finest in luxury accommodations. From boutique to grand, and classic to modern, our favorite 5-star properties blend service and Italian design with the highest level of comfort and amenities.

Classic Hotels

For those who care about charm and aesthetic, but don’t need the full 5-star experience. We work with wonderful properties that offer a mix of Italian hospitality, character, comfort and value from B&Bs, countryside castles, seaside inns and beyond.

Getting Around:

In Italy, getting around isn’t always easy, which is why we design each trip to flow as seamlessly as possible. From private transfers to expert guidance and assistance with public transportation, we’ll make sure you get from point A to point B without the stress.

Luxury Car Service

Across all cities and regions of Italy we work with trusted local drivers who provide reliable private transfers using best-in-class luxury vehicles, such as Mercedes E Class and Mercedes Viano.

High Speed Train

Fast train is often the most seamless way to travel between major cities such as Rome, Florence, Venice and Milan. We can help arrange for our electronic tickets for reserved business class seats with flexible fare.

Private Water Taxi

Venice can be a tricky city to navigate, with its winding side streets, bridges and small alleyways. Upon arrival and departure, when you are managing luggage and are trying to get your bearings, we provide private water taxi service to take you right to or from your hotel’s private dock (or as close by as possible).

Pack your luggage and fall in love!

In Italy, beauty is everywhere. From the rolling hills of the Italian heartland to the jutting cliffs of the Mediterranean coastline. We can’t wait to show you our insider’s Italy, and help you unlock your own passion for the bel paese and la vita italiana!
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Trip Details:

Destination:
Rome, Florence, Venice
Available Dates:
  • Always
Travel Format:
Private
Pricing:
from $3,750 per person (based on 2 ppl)
Length:
10 days, 9 nights

What's Included

What's Not Included

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