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

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One-On-One Expert Planning

Personal Concierge in Italy

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Amalfi Coast, Capri & Ischia

9 days, 8 nights

Private

From €4,965 per person

Discover one of Italy’s most dramatically beautiful places – The Amalfi Coast, Capri, and Ischia. From the winding roads of the breathtaking Coast, to the stylish streets of Capri and the natural beauty of Ischia, this trip takes you through some of the most amazing sites in Southern Italy.

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Why You'll Love It
  • Discover the less touristed, naturally stunning island of Ischia on a glass-bottom boat or snorkeling adventure
  • Uncover the beauty of the seaside and coastline on a full day, private boat excursion
  • Explore the dramatically beautiful Amalfi Coast on a full-day driving tour or cliffside cooking class
Day 1

Buongiorno Ischia

Fly into Naples (NAP) airport with private luxury car service to the Naples port. Take the hydrofoil to Ischia, with shuttle or car service to your hotel. Enjoy the first day in picturesque Ischia on your own.

Day 2

Adventure at Sea

Today, experience the island’s natural beauty on your choice between a 3-hr private twilight tour of Aragon Castle, a 1.5-hour private sunset boat tour of Ischia, a 3-hr private Vintage Ischia tour, or a 3-hr private tour of Mortella Garden.

Day 3

Visit Hot Springs

Spend the day discovering Ischia on your own, perhaps venturing to the Mortella Gardens or the island’s thermal park and hot springs boasting 15 different thermal bath treatments.

Day 4

Travel to Capri

Take the hydrofoil to Capri, settle into your accommodations and explore the charms of the island at your leisure.

Day 5

Explore the Island

Today, relax in idyllic Capri, perhaps at one of theisland’s luxurious beach clubs.

Day 6

Cruise in Style

Venture on a full-day private boat excursion, first circumnavigating the island of Capri, with its natural grottos and Faraglioni rock formations. Weather permitting, the captain will drop anchor to give you time for a dip in the sea or even snorkeling. Head to the jutting cliffside of the Amalfi Coast, where your captain will dock and you’ll be escorted to your new accommodations by private car service.

Day 7

Tour the Amalfi Coast

Explore the different coastal towns—from Positano andAmalfi to Ravello—with one of our friendly, knowledge-able local drivers. The day can include experiences such as stopping at the Emerald Grotto, visiting the beautiful gardens of Villa Cimbrone or sampling regional wines. Or, if you’d prefer, the day can be designed with a culinary focus, including possible hands-on experiences at a mozzarella factory, local olive grove, or gelateria.

Day 8

Last Day in Paradise

Savor your last day in the Amalfi Coast, whether lounging at the pool or beach, hiking the famed “Path of the Gods” or exploring around town.

Day 9

Arrivederci!

Fly home out of Naples with private car service to the airport. 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.

Fiore

Cooking is my passion. I love introducing travelers to local flavors and ingredients at my restaurant and in hands on cooking classes

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.

Hydrofoil

A fast but affordable way to transfer between the Amalfi Coast and surroundings and Capri or Ischia is by public hydrofoil. We are happy to arrange your tickets, as well as car service to and from the port.

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 accommodations with daily breakfast and welcome amenity

Private car service from Naples (NAP) airport to Naples port with luxury sedan

Hydrofoil tickets from Naples to Ischia

Choice between 3-hr private twilight tour of Aragon Castle, 1.5-hr private sunset boat tour of Ischia, 3-hr private Vintage Ischia tour, or 3-hr private tour of Mortella Garden

Private Amalfi Coast driving tour including driver with luxury sedan for 8 hours

Hydrofoil tickets from Ischia to Capri

Private boat tour around Capri and the coastline including pick up at Capri port, drop off at accommodations in the Amalfi Coast, boat captain for 8 hours, snacks and refreshments

Private car service from accommodations in the Amalfi Coast to Naples (NAP) airport with luxury sedan

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

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Sicily

9 days, 8 nights

Private

From €4,625 per person

Abounding in ancient Greek temples, majestic seaside and rugged landscapes, the island of Sicily boasts an enticing balance of natural beauty, food, wine, history and culture. Given Sicily’s proximity to northern Africa and Greece, its churches mix Norman and Arab influences, while its cuisine embodies southern Italian with an exotic flare.

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Why You'll Love It
  • Visit the ruins of ancient Greek acropoles
  • Soak in the beauty of Sicily’s magnificent seaside and coastline
  • Tour UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Experience Byzantine art, storied architecture and the food markets of Palermo
Day 1

Say Buongiorno to Sicily

Fly into Palermo with private car service from airport to hotel. Take the afternoon to stroll off your jet lag and explore on your own.

Day 2

Tour Palermo & Monreale

Embark on a full-day private guided tour of Palermo, with its interesting architecture, historic neighborhoods and markets, followed by a visit to the Cathedral of Monreale, a masterpiece of Arab, Norman and Byzantine art.

Day 3

Venture on Your Own

Spend the day exploring Palermo at your leisure, or consider a day trip to visit the Trapani salt pans and taste wines in Marsala.

Day 4

Journey to Agrigento

Travel from Palermo to Agrigento via private car service. Check into your hotel, settle in, and enjoy the evening at your leisure.

Day 5

Tour Ancient Temples

Enjoy a private guided tour of ancient Agrigento and the Valley of the Temples, an outstanding collection of Hellenistic ruins and early Christian sites that’s one of the most significant archaeological treasures in Sicily and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 6

Say Ciao to Taormina

Travel from Agrigento to Taormina via private car service. En route to Taormina, stop at Piazza Armerina for a guided tour of Villa Romana del Casale, as well as lunch at an agriturismo.

Day 7

Explore in the City

Spend the day exploring Taormina on your own with its majestic Greek theater, beautiful gardens, numerous shops, panoramic views of the Bay of Naxos and beaches.

Day 8

Travel to Siracusa

Venture on a private guided excursion to Siracusa, one of the most powerful cities of the ancient world. Highlights include the Greek theater, Roman amphitheater, Ear of Dionysius, and island of Ortygia. Time permitting, stop in Noto, a city rich in Baroque-style Sicilian architecture.

Day 9

Arrivederci!

Fly home out of Catania with private car service to the airport. 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 have, with great passion, been accompanying travelers through Tuscany for more than 30 years. My greatest joy is knowing you will return home remembering fondly the region's natural beauty, food, sights, sounds and your newfound friend Marco.

Maura

I love my job because it gives me the chance to meet wonderful people from all over the world. I'm a passionate tour guide in love with my region, and I want to share its treasures with my guests!

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

Airport pick-up via private car service in Palermo

8 nights accommodations

Full day private tour of Palermo and Monreale with car service, art history guide

Private car service from Palermo to Agrigento

2-hour private guided tour of the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento

Private car service from Agrigento to Taormina with private guided tour of Villa Romana del Casale and lunch in an agriturismo en route

Full-day excursion to Siracusa with car service, private art history guide for half the day

Airport drop-off in Catania via private car service

What's Not Included

Airfare, hotel city tax (2-10 EURO per person per day) , travel insurance, personal expenditures, meals not specified, guide gratuity (optional)

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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Venice, The Dolomites & Lake Garda or Verona

8 days, 7 nights

Private

From €3,985 per person

Experience the iconic splendor and picturesque resort towns of the Dolomite mountains, hitting famed ski slopes and warming up in charming lodges. Bookend your time in the Alps with other adventures through Italy’s Veneto region in the northeast corner of the boot, from the floating city of Venice to the holiday markets of Verona. Summer travelers will enjoy hiking and biking the majestic Dolomites, with the option to end their trip in the peaceful paradise of Lake Garda.

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Why You'll Love It
  • Ski, bike or hike through the magnificent Dolomite mountains while pampering yourself at one of our favorite mountain lodge resort & spas
  • Tour two of Italy’s most romantic cities, Venice and Verona, during the most romantic time of year, with holiday lights and Christmas markets aplenty
  • In summer months, close out your adventure with some R&R and a private boat tour on picture perfect Lake Garda
Day 1

Buongiorno Italia

Fly into Venice (VCE) airport with private luxury car and water taxi service to your accommodations. Settle in and spend the evening exploring Venice at your leisure.

Day 2

Explore in 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

Sip Prosecco

Travel by private boat and car service from Venice to the Dolomites, with an en route winery visit and tasting in the prosecco-producing Valdobbiadene. Settle into your accommodations and spend the evening at your leisure.

Day 4

Take on the Alps

Spend the day on a skiing or hiking adventure (depending on the season), exploring the Dolomites with a licensed private guide.

Day 5

Bask in the Dolomites

Enjoy a second day of skiing, hiking or e-biking through the Dolomites; or consider a day of recovery and R&R with a spa treatment at your resort.

Day 6

Venture to Veneto

Return to the Veneto region, this time to the city charms of Verona, the setting for Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, or (in the spring and summer seasons) the postcard worthy panoramas of Lake Garda. After arriving via private car service, spend the afternoon and evening at your leisure.

Day 7

Tour Verona

Today, choose between a half day private guided walking tour of Verona’s historic center or excursion for wine tasting in Valpolicella. For those staying on Lake Garda, enjoy a private boat or driving excursion exploring on the lake.

Day 8

Arrivederci!

Fly out of Venice (VCE) or Verona (VRN) airport with private boat + car service to the airport. 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.

Marco

I have, with great passion, been accompanying travelers through Tuscany for more than 30 years. My greatest joy is knowing you will return home remembering fondly the region's natural beauty, food, sights, sounds and your newfound friend Marco.

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

7 nights accommodations

Private pickup at Venice (VCE) airport and drop-off at accommodations in

Venice via luxury car and boat service

3-hour private city tour of Venice (2 hour walking tour, 1 hour canal tour by private water taxi)

Private car service from Venice to accommodations in the Dolomites with stop at winery for prosecco tasting en route

Choice of two half-day experiences in the Dolomites (private guided skiing, hiking or e-biking or spa treatment)

Private transfer from accommodations in the Dolomites to Verona or Lake Garda via luxury car service

Choice of half-day private guided city tour of Verona, excursion to Valpolicella with wine tasting or boat tour of Lake Garda

Private pickup at accommodations in Verona or Lake Garda and drop-off at Verona (VRN) or Venice (VCE) 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

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