Cultural Beginnings

Rome, Florence, and Venice, Italy – 11 Days

This Northern Italian tour encompasses many of the greatest things to emerge from the cultural and historic powerhouse. We included many hidden treasures of the area, to create a more personalized feel. Part romance, part adventure – all attractive.

(Dates: April 15 – October 15, not including major events and public holidays)

Price per Person*
$6,699
Single Supplement starting at
$2,450


*Based on double occupancy.

Tour Description

Beginning in Rome you will delight in the details. A river-side stay with tours that border on aristocratic. Appreciate the added touches of cultural and personalized service throughout as you move north to Florence learning to make a traditional meal under the guidance of a chef before a romantic gondola ride in Venice. This tour is on course for greatness.

Highlights

  • Beautiful stay along the Tiber River
  • Sip champagne on the terrace overlooking Rome
  • Private cooking class in Florence, with dinner
  • First class train to Venice
  • Private transfers throughout
  • Explore the Venice canals by gondola
  • Optional tours, add-ons available

Tour Package Includes

  • All Accommodations, minimum 4* level
  • Breakfast each morning, plus select meals where noted
  • All transportation, as described, inclusive of gratuity
  • All tours, as described
  • All entrance fees where noted (add’l fees may apply to options)
  • Registration with US State Department
  • 24 Hr. concierge service for the duration of the trip

NOT INCLUDED: Flights, Travel Insurance (Mandatory), Personal Expenditures, Optional Upgrades, Anything not mentioned

Detailed Itinerary

  • Private transfer from your home to airport
  • Flight to Rome (Not included, suggest Friday departure)

Includes: Private transfer

  • Arrival at Rome Schiphol International Airport
  • Upon arrival you be awaited by your driver and transferred to the hotel along the Tiber River
  • Check-in, rest and relax
  • Evening at leisure
  • Overnight at hotel

Includes: Private transfer / Room & Taxes

  • Enjoy your breakfast served in room
  • Morning at leisure, explore Rome’s best-known shopping area as you make the famous Via Condotti, Rome’s famous street where everyone from Christian Dior to Salvatore Ferragamo set up shop. You can also try to grab a cappuccino at the Caffè Greco, one of the oldest cafes in Rome, or take a hand-in hand stroll in the Villa Borghese Park
  • In the afternoon, visit a famous palace where a noblewoman lives. Champagne or S. Leonardo wine and homemade snacks will welcome you on the amazing terrace, to enjoy the breathtaking view from an authentic aristocrat palace in the heart of Rome at sunset
  • Evening at leisure
  • Overnight at hotel

Includes: Private tour of estate with beverages / Room, Breakfast, & Taxes

  • Day at leisure, clients can choose additional tours – Explore, Excite, Savor or Pamper
  • Overnight at hotel

Includes: Room, Breakfast, & Taxes

  • Transfer by train to Florence
  • Check in to hotel
  • Remainder of the day is at leisure
  • Overnight at hotel

Includes: Private transfers / Train tickets / Room, Breakfast, & Taxes

  • Breakfast served in room
  • Morning at leisure, suggest a walk down the Arno River, enjoying the terrific panoramic view from Piazzale Michelangelo, walking through the most characteristic city neighborhoods
  • In the afternoon, you will learn how to cook Italian delicacies in Chef Laura’s beautiful apartment right in the center of Florence
  • Spend an afternoon with a native Florentine in a unique palazzo apartment filled with Italian Renaissance art. The class is a private, personal “hands-on” course and it will take about 2 hours
  • After cooking, you will relax eating what prepared having a nice dinner and drinking a fine bottle of Chianti Classico wine
  • Overnight at hotel

Includes: Private cooking lesson / Dinner / Breakfast, Room & Taxes

  • Enjoy the day in Florence at leisure
  • Overnight at hotel

Includes: Room, Breakfast, & Taxes

  • Transfer to the train station and proceed to Venice
  • Check in at hotel
  • Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure
  • Overnight at hotel

Includes: Private transfer to train station / First class train tickets to Venice / Room, Breakfast, & Taxes

  • Enjoy breakfast served in room
  • The morning is at leisure. Options available in the optional extras section below
  • In the afternoon, explore the romantic “promenade” by gondola, the famous and elegant way to cross the Grand Canal and enjoy Venice like a local. From the embarkation point, you will get on this special and unique private boat to reach the Grand Canal through the smaller and secret canals. The majestic palaces and the characteristics Venetian houses will be the magic setting for this special moment. Once the musicians and singers perform traditional romantic Italian songs, the magic will really settle in
  • Overnight at hotel

Includes: Promenade by Gondola / Room, Breakfast, & Taxes

  • Today is a day at leisure. Many options from a mask making class, walking tour of Venice, or Lagoon island tour are available. Options available in the optional extras section below
  • Overnight at hotel

Includes: Room, Breakfast, & Taxes

  • Private transfer from hotel to the airport
  • Return home
  • Private transportation will pick you up at the airport and take you to your doorstep

Includes: Private transfer from hotel to the airport / Private transfer from airport to home

Enrich Your Experience

Select one or more custom add-ons to your tour package.

Savor

An Ancient Roman Wine Tasting

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Explore

A Private Tour of the Vatican

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Pampered

Eat, Pray, Love – A Walking Tour of Rome

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Excite

Ferrari Lovers Day

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