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  • Doge’s Palace Secret Itineraries Tour & Mask Making

    This Secret Itineraries Tour of the Doge’s Palace is followed by a mask making workshop, making a perfect day for the entire family.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Marvel at the magnificent frescoes by Tintoretto on the ceiling of the Hall of Four Doors
    • Get privileged insights into the private rooms in the palace like the Office of the Doge’s Secretary, the rooms of the Deputy of the Secret Works of the Council of Ten, the Office of the Grand Chancellor, and the Secret Chancellery
    • Continue to the Salon of the Regent to the Chancellery for some of Venice’s more sinister secrets, starting with the Torture Room and the Piombi (the attic prison which Casanova successfully escaped), the attic at Ponte della Paglia, and the Inquisitors’ Room
    • Finish your exclusive tour in the Room of the Three Heads and take a walk toward the Accademia bridge and the Dorsoduro area for great views of the Grand Canal
    • Visit an expert Venetian mask maker to learn about Venice’s most iconic product
    • Create your own mask with the tools, paints, techniques, and secrets of the experts
  • 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.
  • Early Christian Rome

    This private tour visits four of Rome’s most sacred basilicas on your tour of Early Christian Rome, including the Lateran.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Begin at St John Lateran Basilica and visit the Papal throne at San Giovanni in Laterano
    • Visit the Holy Staircase, traditionally believed to have been the stairs Jesus walked in Jerusalem at Pontius Pilate’s residence
    • Marvel at the legendary Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
    • End the tour with a visit to the Basilica of St. Paul, outside Rome’s Aurelian Walls
  • Excursion to Pinocchio Park

    Designed to capture your child’s imagination, this private Pinocchio Park tour also takes in the fascinating Collodi Butterfly House.

     

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Visit to the Pinocchio Park and The Collodi Butterfly House
    • Learn about the inspiration for the stories of the Adventures of Pinocchio
    • Invoke the imagination as well as a nature learning experience
  • Family Treasure Hunt: Galleria Borghese

    In this fun family treasure hunt in Rome we’ll explore the art of the Galleria Borghese, using clues and games to learn the collection’s art.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Enjoy a family friendly treasure hunt in the Borghese Gardens
    • Guided tour of the Borghese Gallery geared toward kids
    • VIP Fast Track tickets to bypass the admission lines
  • Ferrari Day in Maranello

    Enjoy this exclusive ride in a Ferrari on a track typically reserved for Formula 1 race drivers. In Maranello you’ll also tour the Fiorano factory.

     

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Driving sessions on a professional track with a Ferrari
    • Private tour of Fiorano factory (outside view) and Gallery with private vehicle
    • Typical regional lunch with salami, parmigiano, balsamic vinegar and cured meats
  • Florence and Art: Uffizi for Kids

    This Uffizi for kids tour brings families to the best collection of Renaissance art in the world. Explore Florence’s Uffizi Gallery in fun way for families.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Highlights of the historical center of Florence
    • Uffizi Gallery masterpieces and Botticelli’s famous ‘Birth of Venus’ painting
    • Piazza della Signoria and its incredible sculptures
    • Family-friendly art historical stroll
  • Florence and the Medici Family

    Learn the social history of the Florentine Renaissance through the eyes of the Medici family, with visits to the Medici Chapel and more.

     

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Admire the Medici’s family church of San Marco
    • Explore Palazzo Medici Riccardi with its frescoed Magi Chapel
    • Visit the Church of San Lorenzo and see the wonderful Medici Chapels
    • Learn about the Michelangelo’s New Sacristy with its family tombs
  • Florence Evening Passeggiata

    This Florence night tour is based on the traditional evening passeggiata. Get an overview of the historical center and visit the Piazza del Duomo.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Brunelleschi’s Ospedale degli Innocenti
    • Piazza del Duomo and the world-famous dome of Santa Maria del Fiore
    • Piazza della Signoria with Michelangelo’s David
    • Enjoy a passeggiata through Florence’s fabled streets
  • Florence Tour for Kids

    This Florence tour for kids takes in everything from the Ponte Vecchio and Piazza della Signoria to the Stibbert Museum, which houses one of the world’s biggest collection of suits of armor.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Antique Carousel in Piazza Repubblica
    • Stibbert Musuem
    • Piazza della Signoria
    • Boboli Gardens
  • Gourmet Walking Tour of Florence

    During this private, gourmet Florence food tour, enjoy tastings of truffles, olive oil, and balsamic vinegar. Finish your day in a gourmet gelateria.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Stops at Florence’s very best gourmet food shops
    • Mozzarella di bufala tasting
    • Extensive tasting of truffles, a variety of delicious cheese, Extra Virgin olive oil, and balsamic vinegar
    • Lunch at a family run trattoria

  • Hidden Treasures of Rome

    Dive deeper into the Eternal City with a private tour in Rome. Your guide will share hidden treasures, such as the Baths of Caracalla and Aventine Hill.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Start with a visit to the surprising Basilica of Santi Quattro Coronati which dates back to the 5th century
    • Drive along the ancient Appian Way with its many pagan and Christian tombs, and feel the excitement of walking on 2,400-year-old Roman cobblestones
    • Explore secluded areas of the Aventine Hill with its monasteries and ancient churches
    • Visit Testaccio, the most unconventional of Rome’s neighborhoods, with its famous Monte dei Cocci