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  • Discover Venice

    During this private Venice orientation tour, visit Piazza di San Marco, the Doge's Palace and other highlights of the lagoon.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Begin your adventure at the elegant Piazza San Marco, the political and religious heart of Venice
    • Admire the stunning golden mosaics and Byzantine-style domes of the Basilica of San Marco
    • Visit the adjacent Doge’s Palace, the center of Venice's maritime empire and a fascinating landmark
    • See one of the largest canvas works ever painted: the exquisite Renaissance masterpiece Paradiso by Tintoretto
    • Take a look at the famous Bridge of Sighs over the Rio di Palazzo
    • Climb up to the Loggia dei Cavalli for a close-up view of the famous equestrian statues or visit the Basilica's Pala d’Oro, a stunning gold altarpiece (optional)
    • Enjoy a breathtaking gondola ride down Venice's Grand Canal
  • Districts of Venice: A Walk Through Castello & the Arsenale

    This private tour takes in the Castello district of Venice, including the Arsenale. The tour includes a vaporetto trip to Palladio’s San Giorgio Maggiore.

     

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Make a short vaporetto ride to Palladio‘s famous domed church, San Giorgio Maggiore
    • Admire a stupendous bird’s-eye view of the city from the vantage point of the church’s soaring brick Bell Tower
    • Stroll through the quintessentially Venetian Castello neighborhood, where the streets are filled with small workshops and everywhere there’s laundry hanging to dry
    • Enjoy another trip by vaporetto to the colossal Arsenale shipyard to see where Venice’s mighty flee was built
    • Take a look inside the Museo Storico Navale
  • 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
  • Early Morning Vatican Museums Tour

    Enjoy privileged access to the Vatican, private early morning Vatican Museums tour in the company of an expert Vatican lecturer. Beat the queues by starting your tour one hour before the doors officially open to the general public.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Enter the world-famous Vatican before normal opening hours
    • Visit the Sistine Chapel with only few people inside
    • See top Vatican sites like the Apollo Belvedere statue, Raphael’s Rooms, Gallery of Maps, Gallery of Candelabra and the Gallery of Tapestries with a private guide
    • Be amazed by the sheer size of St. Peter’s Basilica, the largest ancient basilica in the world. With Skip the Line Access you’ll gain direct entry with no need to wait in line
    • Enter St Peter’s Basilica through a fast-track entrance
  • Highlights of Florence

    During this Florence highlights tour, you will explore the best of Florence from the Duomo and Ponte Vecchio to a viewing of Michelangelo’s David.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Admire Brunelleschi’s Dome and the bronze Baptistery doors
    • Learn about the lives of Michelangelo and Dante Alighieri
    • See Florence’s architecture and it’s important impact on art
    • Explore the Medici family neighborhood with their stunning palaces
    • Visit the Accademia Gallery with Michelangelo’s masterpiece David
  • Hills of Florence

    Tour the hills of Florence from Piazzale Michelangelo to the nearby village of Fiesole in the company of a private driver and expert licensed guide.

     

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Drive up to the famous Michelangelo Square giving a beautiful view of Florence
    • Visit the breathtaking Basilica of San Miniato nearby
    • Head to Brunelleschi’s spectacular Dome to admire its exterior and interior
    • Continue your way through changing landscapes to the village of Fiesole
  • Modern Rome: The Third Rome

    During this fascinating private tour in EUR and the Garbatella district, you’ll explore the Facist era architecture and history of 1930s Rome.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Learn about the Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana, the so-called Square Colosseum, an iconic example of Fascist architecture
    • Marvel at the immense 1930s-era Palazzo dei Congressi and find out the history of this important and historic building
    • See “La Nuvola,” the recently-completed New Congress Center, a fascinating ultramodern complex designed by award-winning architect Massimiliano Fuksas
    • Explore the Garbatella quarter and experience this early example of a “Garden City” planned community
  • Naples – The Panoramic Bay

    Enjoy the highlights of the city in this Naples private tour, designed to orient you to the city in the company of an expert guide.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • See prevalent Naples landmarks including the Royal Palace (outside view), Castel Nuovo, Piazza del Plebiscito and Naples’ oldest and most versatile castle, the unique Castel dell’Ovo, which has even once served as a prison under Norman rule
    • Take in the best panoramic views across the Bay of Naples, a fantastic photo opportunity
    • View the exterior of Europe’s oldest opera house, Teatro di San Carlo, dating back to the 18th century, and then cross the street to wander through the Galleria Umberto I shopping gallery
  • Siena and Chianti

    Enjoy this private Siena and Chianti day trip and soak in the art, history, food, and culture of two of Tuscany’s locations.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Partake in an intriguing walking tour of Siena with an English-speaking expert guide
    • See classic sites like the Palazzo Pubblico in the Piazza del Campo, and climb the Cathedral of  Siena wall for a panoramic view
    • Savor a typical meal of the area, recommended by your expert guide
    • Visit a nearby winery to sample Chianti wines, and try some local cheeses and olive oils
  • 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