Venice, Florence, Italian Riviera
10 days, 9 nights
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.
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
Arrive in Italy
Fly into Venice (VCE) airport with private car + boat service to accommodations. Settle into your accommodations and explore on your own.
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.
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.
Choose Your Adventure
Today, explore Firenze with your choice of either an art history or culinary walking tour led by an expert local guide.
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.
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.
Head to the Riviera
Depart Florence for the Italian Riviera. Spend the day exploring on your own.
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.
Fly out of Milan (MXP) airport with private car service from accommodations. Buon viaggio!
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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
Expert Local Guides
One-On-One Expert Planning
Personal Concierge in Italy