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  • Bernini and Borromini: The Rivalry that Transformed Rome

    This Rome art tour explores the rivalry between Bernini & Borromini, two masters of Baroque art & architecture, as explained by an English speaking guide.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Look closely at the masterworks of Bernini and Borromini, with the help of a knowledgeable English-speaking art docent
    • Explore Baroque architecture in depth through Bernini’s Sant’Andrea al Quirinale and Borromini’s San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane
    • Visit Santa Maria della Vittoria and marvel at Bernini’s revolutionary statue The Ecstasy of St. Teresa
    • Be amazed by the Palazzo Barberini, built for Pope Urban VIII, the most extravagant of the Baroque popes
  • Family Tour: Gelato Making Lesson

    During this private gelato making lesson in Rome, kids will make alll the gelato they can eat in one of Rome’s oldest gelato parlours.

     

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Hands-on gelato making class for kids
    • Lesson unfolds in one of Rome’s oldest gelato parlours under the supervision of professional gelatieri
    • Kids will love tasting the masterpieces they have just created!
  • Private After Hours Sistine Chapel & Secret Rooms of the Vatican

    Enjoy this private after hours Vatican tour with an expert Vatican lecturer. You will have access to secret rooms normally closed to the public, as well as 30 minutes of private touring inside the Sistine Chapel to explore Michelangelo’s masterpiece.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Explore some of the Museum’s intriguing areas that are not usually open to the public
    • Have the Sistine Chapel all to yourself — with no crowds
    • Have an up-close look at the Pope’s private place of worship — the Cappella Niccolina
  • Doge’s Palace Secret Itinerary Tour

    Enjoy this visit to the Doge’s Palace on the Secret Itinerary tour to view areas of the palace normally closed to the public.

     

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Start your secret reconnaissance in the Office of the Doge’s Secretary, the assistant to many of Venice’s ministers.
    • Move on to the rooms of the Deputy of the Secret Works of the Council of Ten.
    • See the Office of the Grand Chancellor, the only Venetian official elected directly by the Grand Council.
    • Explore the Secret Chancellery where cupboard-covered walls were once filled with documents charting both public acts and secret deals.
    • Continue from the Salon of the Regent to the Chancellery to some of Venice’s more sinister secrets, starting with the Torture Room.
    • Get privileged insights into the Piombi, the attic prison where Casanova, Venice’s famous lover and writer, was kept for months before he managed a successful escape.
    • Visit the attic at Ponte della Paglia where the walls bear coats of arms.
    • Marvel at the Inquisitors’ Room’s beautiful ceiling, decorated by Tintoretto.
    • Finish this exclusive tour at the Room of the Three Heads.

Italy Tours and Cruises

  • Dreaming of Chianti

    A private Chianti tour including a wine tasting & full exploration of the Tuscan countryside, Greve & a panoramic drive along the via Chiantigiana.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Private drive through the Chianti Classico, Italy’s most quintessentially beautiful region dotted with vineyards, orchards, cypress trees, and quaint Tuscan towns
    • Stroll through Greve in Chianti, often considered the center of the Tuscan wine industry, and enjoy its world famous Museo del Vino (Wine Museum)
    • Drive into the postcard-esque towns of Panzano, Castellina, and Gaiole
    • Enjoy a guided tasting of incredible wine and extra-virgin olive oil at a renowned Chianti winery
  • Highlights of Florence Shore Excursion

    This Florence shore excursion from Livorno touches on the highlights of Florence including a visit to see Michelangelo’s David.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Discover the birthplace of the Renaissance with the Florence shore excursion from Livorno port
    • See Florence’s top attractions with an expert local guide, including Michelangelo’s famous statue of David and the iconic Duomo
    • Enjoy a lunch of local cuisine at a fantastic nearby restaurant and shop for souvenirs
    • Cross the Ponte Vecchio, one of the most beautiful bridges in the world
  • Venice Tour for Kids

    With its boats, canals, islands, ancient mansions and mysterious alleyways, Venice is like a child’s fairytale come true. This tour offers an entertaining and informative look at Venice’s illustrious maritime past that is fun for the entire family.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Start at one of the world’s most beautiful squares, the elegant Piazza San Marco
    • At the eastern end of the spacious piazza, marvel at the impressive Basilica of San Marco
    • Enjoy a short boat ride across the Bacino di San Marco
    • Admire the Church of San Giorgio Maggiore, which floats like a huge galleon on the lagoon
    • Enjoy another short boat ride across to the pier of the Zattere, a wide waterfront promenade
    • Visit the boat-building yard where the fascinating art of gondola making will be explained
    • Travel by yet another boat ride to the Arsenale, the shipyards where the war galleys and trading ships were built
  • Skip the Line Vatican Tour

    This private skip the line Vatican tour explores the splendors of the Vatican Museums, from the Raphael Rooms to the Sistine Chapel, as well as St. Peter’s.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Visit the Vatican museums and Sistine Chapel skipping all lines at the entrance
    • Explore the most important sights of the Vatican Museums, from Apollo Belvedere and the Gallery of Tapestries to the Raphael Rooms
    • Enter St Peter’s Basilica using a privileged access and see the famous La Pieta sculpture
  • Rome for Food Lover’s Tour

    Bring an empty stomach during this Rome food tour, where we will sample everything from fresh cheeses to pizza and gelato with a culinary expert.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Snack your way through Rome’s Centro Storico with an English-speaking food expert
    • Learn about Rome’s vast array of culinary artisans—from coffee to pizza, from cheese to gelato
    • Discover Rome’s culinary traditions

  • Milan Fashion Tour

    Private tour with an English-speaking licensed guide who will help you explore Milan’s role as a fashion capital during this Milan fashion tour.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Enjoy a private walking tour of Quadrilatero della Moda, Milan’s fashion district
    • Stroll down the main fashion streets, Via Montenapoleone and Via Manzoni
    • Marvel at the stunning architecture of Via della Spiga with its many high-end fashion shops
    • Along the way, learn all about fashion in Milan and the city’s distinguished designers
    • Spend some leisure time visiting the area’s numerous boutiques and shops
  • Ravello & Wine Estate Tour

    Standing 1100ft above sea level, Ravello is one of Italy’s most stunning coastline beauties. Less hectic than other more touristic towns of the area, Ravello is the place to go for a tranquil yet charming break from the crowds. Enjoy a tour with a private English-speaking guide, including stops like Villa Rufolo, with its beautiful gardens and inspiring terrace view, and Villa Cimbrone, considered among the most important examples of English botany culture in Southern Europe. Your private driver will then take you to one of the most prestigious wine estates within the whole region, an 18th century farm located in the regional park of the “Monti Lattari.” Enjoy a tour of the estate and begin your journey into the traditions of Campania by tasting their cheese and salamis together with their red and white wines, a specialty of the region. When your pleasant visit comes to a close, your driver will return you to your accommodation.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Embark on a full day tour of Ravello for a taste of a more tourist-free Italy
    • Stop at Villa Rufolo and take in its famous terrace view
    • Visit Villa Cimbrone, Southern Europe’s primary example of English botany culture
    • Enjoy a tour at an 18th century farm house in the regional park Monti Lattari that houses one of the most prestigious wine estates within the whole region
    • Savor the specialties of Campania such as their cheese, salamis and Tramonti wines
  • Pompeii & Mount Vesuvius Day Trip

    Book a private full-day Pompeii day trip from Rome with Italy’s Best Rome, including a tour of Pompeii with a licensed guide and a hike up Mt Vesuvius. 


    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Pompeii and Mt Vesuvius day trip from Rome
    • Using official, licensed Pompeii tour guides, we’ll give you a well-rounded view of Pompeii, visiting examples of all the most common building types so you’ll understand what it was to live in this ancient port town over the Bay of Naples.
    • Hike to the summit of Mt Vesuvius and peer into the crater
    • Soak up views of the Bay of Naples from the volcano’s summit
  • Lagoon of Venice: Murano and Burano

    A half-day excursion to the islands of Murano and Burano in Venice, including a visit to a glass-blowing factory.

     

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Explore the famous islands of Venice lagoon (Murano, Burano and Torcello) on a private comfortable motor boat.
    • Enjoy privileged, personalized attention from your expert English-speaking guide on this special private tour of Venice’s islands.
    • Visit a glass-blowing factory to see how age-old techniques are used to create exquisite pieces of art.
    • Visit the Museo Vetrario, one of the world’s largest Venetian glass collections, inside the impressive 17th-century Palazzo Giustinian.
    • Take a boat ride to the neighboring island of Burano.
    • Enjoy a complete tour of the island while soaking up the charm of this fishing town complete with nets and sail cloths, and learn about a tombolo, the local lace-making technique.
  • Private After Hours Sistine Chapel & Secret Rooms of the Vatican

    Enjoy this private after hours Vatican tour with an expert Vatican lecturer. You will have access to secret rooms normally closed to the public, as well as 30 minutes of private touring inside the Sistine Chapel to explore Michelangelo’s masterpiece.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Explore some of the Museum’s intriguing areas that are not usually open to the public
    • Have the Sistine Chapel all to yourself — with no crowds
    • Have an up-close look at the Pope’s private place of worship — the Cappella Niccolina

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