Day 1 - Venice
Arrival at Venice airport Marco Polo. Meet your personal English speaking assistant that will escort you to your private luxury taxi boat, for a transfer to your hotel in Venice: Hotel Centurion palace 5****. Rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight in Venice, Hotel Centurion palace 5****..
Day 2 - Venice Private 60 minutes gondola ride Tour
After enjoying breakfast at your hotel , meet your private English speaking guide for a walking tour in Venice, also discovering the most famous Canals. Lunch is free. In the evening enjoy our private gondola ride tour: the tour begins at Bacino Orseolo, just behind Saint Mark’s Square, following smaller but unbelievably beautiful secondary canals such as Rio dei Barcaioli where Mozart lived and Rio dell’Ovo to reach, at the end, the Grand Canal. From here, to your right you will enjoy the spectacular view of the Rialto Bridge from the water, and to your left imposing ‘palazzi’ such as Ca’ Farsetti, seat of the municipal government, and Palazzo Grimani, the largest building overlooking the Grand Canal which now hosts the Court of Appeals. The tour continues down Rio San Luca where you can pass by Palazzo Manin, ancient residence of the last Doge of Venice, Ludovico Manin, that today hosts the Bank of Italy’s Regional headquarters, just before returning to end at Bacino Orseolo. Free Dinner. Overnight in Venice, Centurion palace 5****.
Day 3 - Venice/Florence
After breakfast and check out at the hotel your personal boat with you personal English speaking assistant is waiting for you for transfer you directly to the S.Lucia train station. We reserved for you 1St class train tickets. You will arrive in 2 hours and 5 minutes in Florence, at the train station. Here meet the driver and transfer by private luxury car to the Hotel Lungarno Collection a Luxury 4 **** hotel situated in the most exclusive area of Florence. Its close position to the Dome, to Piazza della Signoria, to the Uffizi and to the other town treasures creates an absolute fervent, wrapping and romantic atmosphere. Here, we will reserve for you the exclusive Deluxe Arno View room with a marvelous view facing Ponte Vecchio. Check in at the hotel and rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight in Florence, Hotel Lungarno Collection 4****L.
Day 4 - Florence
After your breakfast, you will meet your personal guide at the hotel for a walking tour of Florence: you can choose to visit the Uffizi Gallery Museum or the Accademia Gallery Museum, together with the imposing Duomo. Your guide will bring you leisurely on a tour that will certainly remain in your heart. After this visit you will have free time for lunch. In the late afternoon you will be our guests to enjoy a very special SPA treatment for couples in the center of Florence, only 10 minutes by private car from the hotel, in one of the most Exclusive spas. Meet your driver directly at the hotel and transfer to the SPA, at the end of the treatment your driver will came to bring you back to the hotel. Spa Treatment Includes: TWO relaxing couple body massage, Intense relaxing, care and restorative body massage with sweet and nurturing movements that encourage a profound sense of well being. TWO aromatherapy face massage, with iris and lily extracts combining a deep hydrating and oxygenating action with a special relaxation technique. TWO acqua journey, exfoliating and smoothing Turkish bath, warm indoor pool, spa lounge with herbal tea... Dinner at your leisure. Overnight in Florence, Hotel Lungarno Collection a Luxury 4 **** .
Day 5 - Florence Truffle Tour in San Miniato
Breakfast in Hotel. Meet your English speaking driver at the hotel and transfer to San Minato. The woods and hillsides of San Miniato don’t just offer historic monuments, wines and oils of outstanding quality, they also hold a special treasure: truffles. Hereabouts, you can find truffles of every size and type, depending on the season, and enjoy them on the spot in the local cuisine. This will be a memorable experience because we will escort you to the king of the truffles. Among his many records is that of having found the biggest, most valuable truffle in the world. During the truffle hunt they will describe the following topics: - truffle environment - special symbiosis between the truffles and the trees - biological cycle - the dog: training techniques. You will take the paths around San Miniato with the “truffle seekers” and his dogs in an out and out truffle hunt. Then, sit down for a full meal including truffles and local wine. Truffle finger food (truffle sauce, truffle bruschetta, sandwich cream, white spread), dwarf peaches with truffle, fried truffle Polenta, pecorino cheese & truffle honey. Spinach/vegetable or potatoes flan with goat cheese and truffle. Risotto with truffle fondue. Tagliolini pasta with truffle butter. Fried eggs or pork escalope with truffle. Truffle surprise! At the end of lunch your driver will escort you back to the hotel in Florence Overnight at Hotel Lungarno Collection a Luxury 4 ****.
Day 6 - Florence/Rome
After your breakfast and check out at the hotel, you will meet your personal driver that will bring you directly to Rome, at your hotel. Check-in at the Hotel Splendide Royal 5*****L. Here we reserved for an exclusive room: The "Villa Borghese" suite up on the 5th floor could be defined as a jewel of the Splendide Royal. The particularity of this suite unique in its kind is its very large terrace overlooking the Villa Borghese gardens and the ancient Roman walls. The spacious 62 mq, (665 sq feet) it offers are furnished and covered with plants and flowers like a typical Roman terrace, giving the best comfort to who wants to enjoy the panoramic beauties of the Eternal city. In the evening, your driver will be waiting for you outside of your hotel to escort you for dinner in a truly unique restaurant, recognized by the American Academy of hospitality Sciences with a winning 5 star Diamond Award (Aroma Palazzo Manfredi) which will leave you speechless. You will be offered a complete dinner, with expertly cooked, uniquely flavored dishes all prepared by a highly skilled chef. After this culinary experience, your driver will accompany you on a drive "by night" throughout Rome's magnificent monuments. During these two hours, you will stop along the way to admire and take photographs under the city's nighttime lights. After your tour, you will be accompanied back to your hotel. Overnight at Hotel Splendide Royal 5*****.
Day 7 - Rome, Choose among 3 options: Classical Rome, Appia Antica with lunch, wine day near Rome
After breakfast on the splendid terrace of your hotel with a 360° view of Rome, your driver and personal guide will be waiting and available to you for the entire day, focusing on that which interests you most in Rome and its surroundings. You will be able to choose between classical Rome with a visit to the Vatican Museums and Saint Peter's Basilica or Ancient Rome of the Imperial Forum and Coliseum or you can discover the Via Appia and its ancient villas with a fantastic lunch in the Appia Park surrounded by the ruins of ancient Rome or else a day of wine tasting in on the outskirts of Rome with visits to wineries to taste the best wines, accompanied by some characteristic foods of the Latium region. On this day, we will satisfy your every request. Dinner at your disposal. Overnight at Hotel Splendide Royal 5*****.
Day 8 - Rome/Sorrento
Breakfast and check out at Hotel Splendide Royal 5*****. Then, you will depart with your driver to Naples where, after a brief panoramic visit of the gulf, you will stop for lunch in a restaurant where you will enjoy the true Neapolitan pizza "DOC", since 1930. After this brief lunch, you will depart again with your driver to the Hotel Bellevue Syrene 5*****, a unique location in the Amalfi Coast. A five-star hotel steep on the sea, having terraces overlooking the Gulf of Naples and a wonderful Vesuvius in the background: among the most renowned hotels in Sorrento, the Bellevue Syrene lies in a place of eternal, timeless beauty Dinner at your disposal. Overnight at Hotel Bellevue Syrene 5*****.
Day 9 - Cheese making and Limoncello tour in the Amalfi Coast
Early in the morning after a good breakfast on a terrace with sea view, you will find your personal driver waiting to take you to one of the oldest Cheese factory of the Peninsula Sorrentina. It is a family run cheese factory: here, during the day you will discover all the secrets of how they make the Fresh Mozzarella every day since 1940. You will enjoy: - how they produce the best cheeses Sorrento has to offer. - practical demonstration of how they create mozzarella from the simple cow’s milk - final tasting of all own specialties in their welcoming tasting room: mozzarella, caciocavallo, provolone del monaco and caciotta. At the end of the tasting with the driver and the guide transfer to a the lemon grove, with elucidations about the typical “Sfusato Amalfitano” lemon. You will discover how they made Limoncello liquor every day and everything about the steps of this production.
The tour will end with the limoncello and the typical local liqueurs tasting. Lunch will be free, then, meet your driver for a transfer, by way of a charming and pleasurable scenic route, to Ravello, the city of music on the Amalfi Coast with a panoramic view in a setting of extraordinary natural beauty; here, you will meet your private guide who will accompany you on the discovery of the beauty of this town, including its Romanesque Cathedral. At the end of your visit, your driver will bring you to the nearby town of Amalfi, one of the oldest maritime republics. Once in Amalfi you will have free time to explore the beauty of this small village. You and your guide will walk around this splendid cliff town overlooking the sea to discover its secrets: for example, the history of the ceramics of this place that dates back to ancient times and the stunning Duomo of St. Andrea. Proceed to Positano, just before the final transfer to your hotel in Sorrento.
Day 10 - full day tour in Capri with luxury private boat and Skipper
On this day, you will have the chance to enjoy the splendid sea surrounding the strip of land that is the Sorrentina Peninsula and discover the secrets of the Island of Capri. Your personal driver will meet you at the hotel and will bring you to the port where you will embark on your private boat with private English speaking Skipper and transfer to Capri. During the journey you are able to breathe in the healthy brackish sea water while admiring the gorgeous Sorrento Coast. Only a boat trip among the most beautiful views of the island, many of which are inaccessible on land, can offer a complete visit of Capri. By boat, in fact, you can reach small hidden coves where you can swim or get a suntan and enjoy the full the beauty of the island. The excursion includes the trip around the island so to appreciate at its best the beautiful sceneries, like the Faraglioni Rocks, the numerous caves like the White Grotto, the Emerald Grotto and the Blue Grotto, famous all over the world for its intense azure color, “Tiberius’s Leap”, where, according to legend, the Roman emperor used to throw down to the rocks disobedient servants and unwelcome guests. During the tour there is a stop for a pleasant swim in the crystal-clear waters and a tour of the island on foot to see its incredible attractions. Transfer back to the port of Sorrento with your private boat. Once arrived at the harbor of Sorrento you will meet your driver, who will transfer back to your hotel. Overnight at Hotel Bellevue Syrene 5*****.
Day 11 - Sorrento/Rome/flight to Sardinia
After breakfast and check out at hotel your personal driver will escort you to Fiumicino Airport in Rome, for a flight to Sardinia. Once arrived in Sardinia meet your private English speaking driver with luxury car/minivan and transfer to your Luxury Resort in Santa Teresa Di Gallura, at Valle Dell’Erica Resort Thalasso and Spa 5*****. Thanks to its strategic location and its condition of absolute privacy, Valle dell’Erica became a stylish venue where princes, kings and celebrities loved to spend long periods of vacation surrounded by unspoiled nature, but in an exclusive setting. For its excellence it received a special mention from the then President of the Republic. Here we reserved for you the exclusive Junior suite Executive located in the most exclusive area of the resort renewed in 2013. The beach is private, only for the guests of the resort and it is in a walking distance from your Room.
From day 12 to day 15 – Sardinia/Santa Teresa Di Gallura
Breakfast and free day at your leisure for relaxing. Half board treatment every day. Overnight at Valle Dell’Erica Resort Thalasso and Spa 5*****.
During this permanence at the Resort we reserved for you the following services, you will decide once arrived in which days you wish to do them. romantic dinner on the beach or intimate poolside dinner with oysters and shellfish free minibar (mineral water, soft drinks and beer) for the entire stay excursion to Porto Cervo in the evening or 1 free admission with 1 drink to a well-known Costa Smeralda night club aperitif with the Hotel Manager personalized T-shirt champagne time by the poolside a photographic portrait of the couple on 40×40 canvas for the couple a beautiful Cerasarda terracotta, a one-off collection President wines and mineral water with meals for the entire stay Sardinian wine-tasting together with typical local products late check-out until 4:00 pm (or courtesy room)
Day 16 - Good bye Italy!!
After breakfast and check-out meet your private driver that will escort you to the Airport for your flight back home.