A fantastic private tour visiting the main Italian art cities in only 9 days: start with Rome, Florence and finish in Venice. You will visit all the major sights including, in Rome, the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s, Colosseum, Pantheon, Trevi’s Fountain, Spanish Steps – in Florence, visit The Accademia with its statue of David, the Duomo, the Baptistry, Piazza della Signoria, Santa Croce Church, the celebrated Ponte Vecchio and of course the beautiful view from Piazzale Michelangelo! In Venice, St. Mark’s Square, Doge’s Palace and end with the Bridge of Sights…An art lover’s dream itinerary, where each day unfolds a new chapter of Italy’s cultural wonders!
Overnights: 3 nights in Rome, 3 nights in Florence, 2 nights in Venice.
Note: this itinerary can be customized according to your needs
Day 1 – Rome
Welcome to the eternal city of Rome, where history and art converge in a breathtaking tapestry of antiquities, medieval marvels, Renaissance grandeur, and baroque splendor. As you step off the plane at Rome’s Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci Airport, our friendly driver awaits, holding a sign with your name. Sit back and relax as we whisk you away to your hotel nestled in the heart of the old city in approx 1 hour. Today is your time to unwind and recharge, gearing up for the Italian adventure that awaits. Explore at your own pace, savoring the anticipation of the incredible experiences that lie ahead. Rest up, and get ready to immerse yourself in the wonders of Rome!
Day 2 – Vatican Tour
Get ready for an enchanting day in Rome! At 9 am, your adventure begins as our driver and local guide meet you at your hotel for a captivating 3-hour private tour of the Vatican.Immerse yourself in the wonders of the Galleries of the Vatican Museum, housing Europe’s most celebrated art collection. The journey culminates in the awe-inspiring Sistine Chapel, a testament to Michelangelo’s unparalleled genius. The grand finale awaits at St. Peter’s Basilica, the largest sanctuary in Christianity, a masterpiece of marble, bronze, and mosaic. Following the tour, the rest of the day is yours to explore the city at your leisure. Roam the charming streets, discover hidden gems, and soak up the unique ambiance of Rome. Your Italian adventure is in full swing!
Day 3 – Ancient Rome Tour
Embark on a captivating journey into the world of Ancient Rome with our new private tour. Starting at 9 am, our driver and local guide will transport you back to the days of the Caesars and Roman legions. Explore the historic Circus Maximus, witness the grandeur of the Roman Forum, and stand in awe at the iconic Colosseum, where the spectacles of ancient gladiatorial combat unfolded. After a delightful break for lunch, the adventure continues to the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, and other charming squares and fountains that dot this captivating city. At 2:30 pm, we’ll have you back at your hotel, leaving the rest of the day free for you to relax and savor the memories of your Roman escapade. Get ready to be transported through time on this immersive journey!
Day 4 – Rome – Umbria – Florence 8 hours
Get ready for a delightful day of sightseeing as your Italian adventure unfolds! At 9 am, our driver will whisk you away for an enchanting journey to Florence.Our first stop is the surreal Civita di Bagnoregio, perched on the summit of a deep canyon. Accessible only by a concrete footbridge, the town offers a truly unique experience. Prepare to be captivated!Next, we’ll make a stop in Orvieto, renowned for its Etruscan ruins, Gothic cathedral, and exceptional wines stored in underground cellars. The charm of Orvieto is sure to leave a lasting impression. Finally, we’ll continue our journey to Florence, dropping you off at your hotel located in the historical city around 4 pm. Get ready to soak in the beauty and history that Tuscany has to offer!
Day 5 – Florence Tour & Pisa
Enjoy a journey through Florence’s rich history and cultural treasures! At 9 am, our knowledgeable local guide will meet you at your hotel for an enlightening 3-hour private walking tour. Marvel at the iconic landmarks, including the Duomo and Baptistery, soak in the vibrant atmosphere of Piazza della Signoria, stroll across the historic Ponte Vecchio, and delve into the artistic wonders at the famous Accademia Gallery. After a delightful lunch, reconvene with your driver for a pleasant 3-hour car tour to Pisa. Witness the celebrated Leaning Tower and its architectural marvels. We’ll have you back in Florence by 5 pm, ensuring a day filled with art, history, and unforgettable sights!
Day 6 – Florence free day…or
Today is your day to savor Florence at your own pace, whether it’s indulging in some retail therapy or simply basking in the city’s charm. If you fancy adding a touch of magic to your day, consider optional excursions like a relaxing Chianti Wine tour, a hands-on cooking class, or any other adventure that strikes your fancy. Feel free to reach out to our booking office for personalized suggestions or to tailor an excursion that aligns perfectly with your desires. Your Italian adventure is all about creating the experiences you’ll cherish, so make the most of this free day in Florence!
Day 7 – Florence – Ferrara -Venice
At 9 am, set out from Florence to Venice with our dedicated driver. Along the way, take a break in the small Renaissance city of Ferrara, once a hub for culture, arts, and gastronomy. Upon reaching the Venice terminal “Piazzale Roma” by 2 pm, continue your journey to the hotel on a private motorboat, a delightful 15-minute cruise through the enchanting canals. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy at your leisure. Wander through the narrow streets, savor a canal-side dinner, or simply soak in the unique atmosphere of this iconic city. Your Venetian adventure has just begun!
Day 8 – Venice Tour 3 hours
Venice, a city like no other, captivates with its unique blend of engineering prowess and an artistic tapestry woven from both Eastern and Western influences across the centuries. As the clock strikes 9 am, our guide is set to greet you at your hotel, ready to embark on a personalized journey through the city’s rich history. Picture this: Doge’s Palace, a masterpiece of Venetian Gothic architecture, unfolds its stories as you step through its storied halls. St. Mark’s Basilica, adorned with intricate mosaics, stands as a testament to Venice’s artistic grandeur. And, of course, the iconic St. Mark’s Square, a bustling hub steeped in history. The day unfolds at your leisure, allowing you to meander through the maze-like streets, stumble upon hidden gems, and embrace the true essence of Venice. Should you fancy a touch of romance, we’re more than happy to arrange a private Gondola tour in the afternoon—a serene experience to navigate the serene canals. Your whims dictate the day, and we’re here to make your time in Venice an unforgettable adventure. Let us know your preferences, and we’ll craft a day tailor-made for you
Day 9 – Arrivederci Italia
As this incredible week exploring Italy together comes to an end, departure day has arrived…. When you check out, hop onto your private motorboat – our little farewell chariot to Venice International Airport, perfectly timed for your flight. If you’re dreaming of another stop, just say the word. Until our paths cross again, arrivederci and safe travels!