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  • A Day in Panzano, Florence Day Trip

    Enjoy food and wine in Tuscany during this Panzano day trip from Florence. Take part in a private wine and olive oil tasting, as well as a vineyard tour.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Tour of the vineyard, wine cellar, and olive press of a boutique producer in Chianti, followed by a guided tasting
    • Visit the butcher shop of world famous butcher Dario Cecchini, where guests will be greeted by the cheerful staff waiting to welcome customers with wine glasses in hand
    • Enjoy an unforgettable multi-course meal capable of turning even non-meat-lovers into carnivores.

     

  • Castelli Romani Day Trip

    Escape the hustle and bustle of Rome and visit the scenic hilltop towns of the Castelli Romani on a half-day or full-day tour! Relax on the journey through the idyllic Alban Hills, and enjoy stops at Lake Albano, Castelgandolfo and Frascati. Learn about the ancient villages’ history and culture from your driver and sample a glass of Frascati wine while learning about Castelli Romani wine production.

     

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Day trip to the Castelli Romani from Rome, led by an expert local driver.
    • Admire the scenery of the Alban Hills, where the pretty Castelli Romani towns are found.
    • Visit Lake Albano and Castelgandolfo, the summer home of the pope.
    • Have lunch on a terrace overlooking the lake (optional)
    • Sample a glass of Frascati wine in the town where it’s produced.
  • Chianti and San Gimignano

    Enjoy this private Chianti and San Gimignano day trip with a expert, licensed guide in San Gimignano and a luxury Mercedes with driver.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • See key points of medieval San Gimignano such as the Duomo, “Palazzo della Podesta” and the top of the ancient walls for a panoramic view
    • Explore at your leisure with some free time or shop for souvenirs or have a light lunch and some gelato
    • Drive along the winding “Wine Road” through olive groves and vineyards
    • Visit Panzano, Greve and a historic castle and wine estate for a tasting of wine, cheese and olive oil to finish the day
  • Cinque Terre: The Jewel of the Italian Riviera

    During this Cinque Terre day trip from Florence you will visit some of its most spectacular villages and enjoy a lunch of local specialties.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Day trip to Cinque Terre visiting the towns Riomaggiore, Manarola, Vernazza and Corniglia
    • Start at Riomaggiore, strolling along the ‘Lovers Walk’ famous for its romantic views
    • Continue to Manarola, admiring its myriad of alleys and pretty pastel squares
    • Take the public boat to Vernazza, a natural harbor characterized by colorful houses and squares overlooking the sea
    • Enjoy a delicious lunch of local specialties and good wine
    • Visit Corniglia from where you can admire all other four towns of Cinque Terre (if time)
  • Day Tour in Tuscany by Bike

    Enjoy this Tuscany bike tour and during this day trip view the rolling hills of Tuscany from your 21-speed bike. Includes city stops and wine tasting.

    HIGHLIGHTS

    • Take a break from the chaos of city life and escape into the countryside of Tuscany via 21-speed bike
    • Ride at a leisurely pace, with minivan support, through one of the most famously scenic landscapes in history
    • Stop in for a cellar wine tour and tasting followed by a typical Tuscan meal before finishing your bike adventure and returning to Florence
  • Day Trip to Chianti for Families

    Enjoy this day trip to Chianti with kids. Children will be charmed by the Frescobaldi castle. Kids learn about life on the farm while parents taste wine.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Embrace the Italian family tradition of local and authentic cuisine with your own family in a day trip to Chianti.
    • Tour a family-owned, medieval wine estate, including a wine tasting for the parents and a chance to meet the local farm animals, like the Chianina cow, for the kids
    • Visit the Frescobaldi castle where parents will learn how the wine is stored and aged before having a taste, and the whole family will enjoy a taste of pecorino cheeses, salami, prosciutto and olive oil
    • Drive through the green hills of Tuscany, dotted with grape vines and olive trees
  • Day Trip to Orvieto

    Take in the Umbrian hilltop town of Orvieto on this daytrip from Rome. Lunch at a local trattoria and take in the sites, such as the Orvieto Duomo. 


    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Day trip from Rome to Orvieto, a small hilltop town, with a history that dates back to the Etruscans
    • See the breathtakingly beautiful Orvieto cathedral and marvel at Luca Signorelli’s 15th century frescoes of the Last Judgment, depictions that actually influenced Michelangelo’s own Sistine Chapel masterpiece
    • Climb the Torre del Moro for a birds eye view of Umbria’s picturesque rolling hills
    • Enjoy lunch at a local trattoria
    • Explore Orvieto underground, and peel back the layers of history, walking through the labyrinth of rooms and cellars dating back to the Etruscans and ancient Romans
    • Take a digestive stroll exploring the tiny streets around the Piazza del Duomo selling handmade pottery, olive oil and Sagrantino wine, before your driver takes you back to Rome
  • Ostia

    This half-day tour to Ostia Antica takes in the splendid ruins of this ancient Roman port town. Often called the ‘better Pompeii,’ the site is filled with mosaics.

     

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Half-day tour to Ostia from Rome
    • Often called the ‘better Pompeii’, the ancient town of Ostia Antica makes for an incredible visit, with many of the same buildings, mosaics and features as are found in its more famous counterpart
    • Here it’s easy to let your imagination fly and feel like you’ve been transported back in time – in this once bustling Roman harbor town the isolated ruins reveal no sign of the modern world so you’ll have a truly authentic experience!
  • Pompeii & Amalfi Coast from Rome

    Take this incredible Rome day trip to the Amalfi Coast, and discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pompeii—the ancient town that was blanketed beneath a sea of Mount Vesuvius’ volcanic ash for centuries. Then enjoy the dreamy coastal scenery that typifies this stunning area of southern Italy. Spend time at leisure in the picture-perfect town of Positano.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Full-day Pomepii and Amalfi Coast tour from Rome with an expert driver
    • Visit Pompeii and Positano on your day trip to the Amalfi Coast
    • Explore the UNESCO-listed site of Pompeii on a walking tour with a local expert guide
    • Sample Limoncello
    • Enjoy free time in the picturesque village of Positano and stroll along its beaches
  • 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
  • Romantic Lake District of Como

    Tour the romantic lake district just outside Milan during your Lake Como day trip. Fresh air & relaxation are on the agenda between visits to area villas.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Spend a day in the idyllic setting of Lake Como
    • Stroll through the picturesque village of Bellagio, considered to be the “Pearl of the Lake”
    • Visit Villa Serbelloni and the botanical gardens of Villa Melzi
  • Super-Tuscans Tuscany Wine tour

    Visit the Bolgheri region, home of Super Tuscan wines, on this exclusive, private Tuscany wine tour with Italy’s Best, including visits to two wineries.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Discover the Supertuscan, the ultimate Tuscan wine examples, in the enchanting coastal Bolgheri region
    • Tour and taste exquisite selections at two local, worldly wineries
    • Enjoy a lunch with a view, in an exclusive beach house setting (or similar)