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Venice, Florence, Italian Riviera

10 days, 9 nights

Private

From €4,850 per person

Discover the magical canals of Venice and cobblestoned streets of Florence, the authentic charms of the villages and vineyards of the pastoral Tuscan countryside, and the hidden gems of the Italian Riviera and Cinque Terre.

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Why You'll Love It
  • Enjoy private tours of the streets and canals of Venice and the marvels of Renaissance Florence
  • Spend a full day discovering hidden vineyards and medieval villages in the rolling hills of Tuscany
  • Explore the dramatic coast of the Italian Riviera including the five colorful, coastal towns of the Cinque Terre
  • Your choice of a private boat tour along the Ligurian coast or hands-on cooking class featuring local specialties
Day 1

Arrive in Italy

Fly into Venice (VCE) airport with private car + boat service to accommodations. Settle into your accommodations and explore on your own.

Day 2

Explore Venice

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.

Day 3

Say Ciao to Florence

A private boat captain will pick you up and escort you to the Venice train station where you’ll take the train to Florence. Spend the evening relaxing on your own or add on a 2-hour twilight tour to orient you to the city.

Day 4

Choose Your Adventure

Today, explore Firenze with your choice of either an art history or culinary walking tour led by an expert local guide.

Day 5

Wine Tasting in Tuscany

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.

Day 6

Free Day in Florence

Enjoy the day exploring Florence on your own, with the option to add on another city walking tour or hands-on cooking class.

Day 7

Head to the Riviera

Depart Florence for the Italian Riviera. Spend the day exploring on your own.

Day 8

Soak in the Coast

Enjoy the coastal treasures of the Italian Riviera, either on a full day private boat tour with the possibility to explore the Cinque Terre or a hands-on private cooking class whipping up specialties of the region, from pesto to focaccia.

Day 9

Explore on Your Own

Spend the day relaxing on the Riviera at your leisure.

Day 10

Arrivederci

Fly out of Milan (MXP) airport with private car service from accommodations. Buon viaggio!

Our Guides

We partner with local guides, drivers, chefs and artisans of the highest caliber across all 20 regions of Italy. Every Ciao Andiamo expert is hand-selected by our team and passionate about sharing the best of Italy with our travelers.

Max

I take personal pleasure seeing my guests fall in love with our country, immersing themselves in the local culture and discovering the foods, wines and traditions unique to each region of Italy.

Veronica

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.

Valeria

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.

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.

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).

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.

What's Included

9 nights accommodations with daily breakfast and welcome amenity

Private pickup at Venice (VCE) airport and drop-off at accommodations in Venice via car + boat service

Private walking and canal tour of Venice for 3 hours (2 hour walking tour, 1 hour canal tour by private water taxi)

Private pickup at accommodations in Venice and drop-off at Venice train station via boat service

Business class train from Venice to Florence

Choice between half-day private guided city tour of renaissance Florence including optional tickets & skip-the-line access to David at the Accademia or culinary walking tour including private guide for 3 hours and tastings

Full day countryside tour through Tuscany including private driver for 8 hours, visit to 1-2 towns, choice of wine tasting, tour and lunch or private guided city walking tour

Private pickup at accommodations in Florence with drop-off at accommodations in the Italian Riviera via luxury car service

Choice between full-day private boat tour along the Italian Riviera or hands-on cooking class with roundtrip private car service

Private pickup at accommodations in the Italian Riviera and drop-off at Milan (MXP) airport via luxury car service

What's Not Included

Airfare, hotel city taxes (2-10 EURO per person per day), travel insurance, personal expenditures, meals and transfers not specified, and optional guide gratuities.

The Ciao Difference

Every Ciao Andiamo Trip Includes

Hand-Selected Hotels

Expert Local Guides

Private Tours

Insider Access

One-On-One Expert Planning

Personal Concierge in Italy

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Lake Como (or Milan), Piedmont & the Italian Riviera

9 days, 8 nights

Private

From €5,365 per person

Travel through some of Italy’s most picture-perfect regions of the north, beginning with the luxury of Lake Como (or, alternatively, the fashion capital of the world, Milan). From there, continue on exploring the lush countryside of Piedmont, full of verdant hills, renowned vineyards and culinary delights. Close out the trip in the idyllic Italian Riviera, finding your perfect balance of relaxation and adventure in this seaside paradise.

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Why You'll Love It
  • Enjoy a leisurely private boat tour of Lake Como, stopping to see the lush gardens and decadent interiors of its historic villas
  • Uncover culinary delicacies, medieval villages and vineyards scattered throughout the hills of Piedmont
  • Relax seaside on the Italian Riviera, exploring charming fishing villages, hiking the Cinque Terre and soaking in the Mediterranean sun
Day 1

Arrive in Italia

Fly into Milan with private luxury car service from the airport to your accommodations on Lake Como (with the alternative option to stay in Milan). Enjoy the first day at your leisure, exploring and relaxing on your own.

Day 2

Explore by Private Boat

Uncover the beauty of Lake Como on a 5-hour private boat tour chartered by a local captain. Your day will include stops to explore breathtaking villas such as Villa Balbianello or Villa Monastero and lakeside towns such as Como and Bellagio. Enjoy lunch on your own at one of our favorite spots in a panoramic lakeside setting. (If staying in Milan, embark on a half-day private guided walking tour of the historic center including Leonardo’s Last Supper).

Day 3

Venture to Piedmont

Take private car service from Lake Como to your accommodations in Piedmont. Spend the afternoon settling in to your new surroundings and exploring on your own.

Day 4

Food, Wine & Countryside

Spend the day exploring the picturesque region of Piemonte with one of our knowledgable local drivers. Whet your appetite with a private tasting at a renowned cheese ager in Bra, home to the worldwide biennial cheese festival and the headquarters of Italy’s Slow Food movement. Continue on to a local vineyard for an extended winery tour, tasting and lunch. Cap off the day traveling through the panoramic Langhe area (a UNESCO World Heritage site) with visits to towns such as Barolo or La Morra.

Day 5

Hunt for Truffles

Venture on a half-day truffle hunt through the forest with a Piemontese hunter and his dogs. Learn the storied art of truffle hunting, passed down within families for generations. After the hunt, feast on your finds from the day, with a tasting of truffles paired with wine from the region.

Day 6

Head to the Riviera

Enjoy private car service to the Italian Riviera, with the option to add on a stop en route, such as a hands-on class making amaretti (traditional almond-flavored Italian cookies), winery tour and tasting in Gavi or lunch in a local trattoria.

Day 7

Soak in the Seaside

Spend the day at your leisure relaxing on the riviera. Stroll around town, lounge at the beach or poolside, or consider a hike along the scenic Mediterranean cliffs.

Day 8

Day Trip Along the Coast

Enjoy your last full day in Italia at your leisure, with the possibility to add on a private boat or driving excursion exploring nearby coastal towns such as Portofino or the famed Cinque Terre.

Day 9

Arrivederci

Fly home out of Milan Malpensa (MXP) airport with private car service. Buon Viaggio!

Our Guides

We partner with local guides, drivers, chefs and artisans of the highest caliber across all 20 regions of Italy. Every Ciao Andiamo expert is hand-selected by our team and passionate about sharing the best of Italy with our travelers.

Marco

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!

Max

I take personal pleasure seeing my guests fall in love with our country, immersing themselves in the local culture and discovering the foods, wines and traditions unique to each region of Italy.

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.

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.

What's Included

8 nights of accommodations with daily breakfast and welcome amenity

Private pickup at Milan Malpensa (MXP) airport and drop-off at accommodations on Lake Como (or in Milan) via luxury car service

Five-hour private boat excursion along Lake Como

Private transfer from Lake Como to accommodations in Piedmont via luxury car service

Full day driving excursion through Piedmont with private driver for 8 hours, visit to towns, wine tasting, tour, lunch, and cheese ager visit

Half-day private truffle hunt including roundtrip private car service and tasting

Private transfer from Piedmont to accommodations in the Riviera via luxury car service

Private pickup at accommodations on the Italian Riviera and drop-off at Milan Malpensa (MXP) airport via luxury car service

What's Not Included

Airfare, train tickets, hotel city taxes (2-10 EURO per person per day), travel insurance, personal expenditures, meals and transfers not specified, and optional guide gratuities.

The Ciao Difference

Every Ciao Andiamo Trip Includes

Hand-Selected Hotels

Expert Local Guides

Private Tours

Insider Access

One-On-One Expert Planning

Personal Concierge in Italy

Receive Your Full Itinerary

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