12 Days: Charming Honeymoon In All Boutique Hotels
- Cicchetti tasting
- Private Gondola ride
- Oil and wine tour
- Uffizi Gallery
- Accademia Gallery
- Cheese Making
- Limoncello tasting
- Tour of the Amalfi Coast
- Tour in Capri an
THE TOUR INCLUDES:
- 2 nights at the hotel Centurion palace 5*****L in Venice or similar
- 4 nights at the hotel Brunelleschi Palace 4****L in Florence or similar
- 3 nights at the Boutique hotel Maison La Minervetta In Sorrento or similar
- 2 nights at the Boutique hotel Spagna Royal Suite in Rome or similar
- Breakfast everyday at the hotels
- 1St Class Train tickets for 2 passengers from Venice to Florence
- 1St Class Train tickets for 2 passengers from Florence to Naples
- 1St Class Train tickets for 2 passengers from Naples to Rome
- Arrival and departure transfers with private luxury Mercedes Minivan equipped with A/C
- Arrival and departure transfers in Venice with private Water taxis
- Professional, personal, English speaking guide for tour in Venice
- Private gondola tour in Venice, with a bottle of prosecco wine
- Enogastronomic full day tour in Tuscany including lunch
- Professional, personal English speaking guide for f/day tour in Florence visit the Accademia Museum or Uffizi Gallery
- Cheese making and limoncello tasting in the oldest cheese factory of Sorrento
- Professional English speaking driver for the tour in the Amalfi coast
- Private Boat with English speaking skipper for the full day tour in Capri and Positano with gasoline and taxes
- Professional, personal, English speaking guide in Rome : half day tour of Colosseum and Imperial For a
- Professional, personal, English speaking guide in Rome : half day tour of Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel
- Lunch with complete menu (beverages excluded) in Rome during the full day Tour
- Entrance tickets (whit no waiting lines) For:
- Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel
- Imperial Fora and Colosseum
- Uffizi Gallery or Accademia Museum
Day 1 - Venice/ Venice Airport
Arrival at Venice airport. Meet your personal English speaking assistant that will escort you to you private boat, for a transfer to your hotel in Venice: Hotel Centurion Palace 5*****L. On one side the placid waters of the lagoon, and on the other the mysterious alleyways of Venice, leading to two of the city’s most stunning modern museums, the Peggy Guggenheim and the new Punta della Dogana. A period palace with an elaborate Gothic façade, but when you step inside you find yourself projected into a future in which each item of the decor has been designed exclusively for your pleasure. Rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight in Venice, Hotel Centurion Palace 5*****L .
Day 2 - Venice
Enjoy a unique walking tour through hidden areas of the Lagoon city. You will meet the tour guide directly at your hotel. Castello is the eastern district of Venice. It's the "truest" area of the city where you can see the unchanged life of Venetians. The route, from "Arsenale" to "Celestia", will make you discover the relationships between Venetians and the foreign communities, among others the Greek one, but also the ancient connection with the Order of Knights of Malta, which is still alive. The itinerary finishes with the visit of the Church of San Francesco della Vigna and its charming cloisters. Throughout the tour you will make some appetizing stops, enabling you to sample "i cicchetti" (classic Venetian appetizers) made with the best ingredients found in the city accompanied by well-known wines. A gastronomic and historical tour of this wonderful ancient city on the lagoon; perfect for those who want their journey to be a unique, unforgettable experience. After the tour you will enjoy another unique experience, a tour with a private gondola and will also enjoy a bottle of prosecco wine. Free Dinner. Overnight in Venice, Hotel Centurion Palace 5*****L.
Day 3 - Venice/Florence
After breakfast and check out at the hotel your personal boat is waiting for you for transfer you directly to the S.Lucia train station. 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 Brunelleschi Palace 4**** in the center of Florence. Check in at the hotel and rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight in Florence, Hotel Brunelleschi Palace 4****.
Day 4 - Oil and wine from the Chianti Classico area - Full day
After your breakfast you will meet your personal driver and personal English speaking guide in the lobby of the Hotel for a transfer towards the Chianti area. The first producers of oil in the Chianti Classico zone tried to use the reputation of the existing brand name, which they had developed through wine production, to produce and sell an oil which was not of a high quality. Today however, this attitude has changed. The producers have gained expert knowledge, and they have started to produce very high quality oil.
The olive trees are alternated with wine plants, and are mainly grown on the higher hills. It’s really interesting to walk through the old wine routes, and to discover some true jewels of oil production. You will arrive in Greve, have a guided tour of the market square, and visit to the artisanal food shops. Then, transfer to a famous winery that produces a special “Chianti classico wine”: visit to the wine cellar of the farm, ending with a wine –tasting of 3 different wines. A lunch is reserved for you in a typical Tuscan Restaurant located in a tiny mediaeval village in the enchanting hills of Chianti Classico: you will discover the finest delights of Tuscan cuisine, and enjoy the peace and quiet of a garden located deep in the green, with cypress trees and splendid vineyards all around. At the end of lunch, guided visit to the oil-cellar and tasting. Transfer back to Florence with you private driver at approx. 6,30pm.
Day 5 - Florence
After your breakfast you will meet your personal guide in hotel that will bring you leisurely on a tour that will certainly remain in your heart: the Uffizi Gallery. The Gallery houses a superb collection of priceless art, originating in great part from the Medici family collection, enriched over the centuries by endowments, exchanges and donations, among which an important group of religious works stands out, resulting from the suppression of the monasteries and convents between the XVIII and XIX centuries. Here, you will find the richest collection in the world of works of the Tuscan school, Florentine in particular, among which: Cimabue, Michelangelo, Giotto, Leonardo da Vinci and Raffaello. Without parallel is the collection of works by Sandro Botticelli. After this visit you will have free time for lunch and after about one hour you will meet again your personal English speaking guide for a visit at the wonderful Accademia Gallery so to admire the many masterpieces that this Gallery has: ‘David’ and ‘Prigioni’ sculptures by Michelangelo , just to name a couple. Then you will have the rest of your day at leisure. Overnight in Florence, Hotel Brunelleschi Palace 4****.
Day 6 - Florence free day
Free day at your leisure
Day 7 - Florence /Naples station /Sorrento
After your arrival at Naples station you will meet your personal English speaking driver that will escort you directly to the Boutique hotel Maison La minervetta in Sorrento You will have the rest of the day at your leisure . Overnight at Maison La minervetta in Sorrento.
Day 8 - Sorrento: Cheese Making and Limoncello tasting in Sorrento and afternoon Amalfi coast tour
After breakfast meet at your B&B the owner of the cheese factory that will escort 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 secret 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 every day and everything about the production steps.
The tour will ends with the limoncello and the typical local liqueurs tasting. At the end of the visit start a pm tour of the Amalfi coast. The driver will chauffeur you along the charming scenic route to the nearby city of Ravello, the city of music. Set on the Amalfi Coast in an area of extraordinary natural beauty, your private driver will accompany you on a tour of this beautiful coast, before you continue to the nearby town of Amalfi, one of the oldest maritime republics. Here you can spend time exploring this splendid Cliffside town, unlocking its fascinating history, including local ceramics which date back to ancient times and the Duomo di S. Andrea. Later that afternoon your driver will transfer you back to your picturesque hotel in Sorrento.
Day 9 - Sorrento/Capri, full day tour in Capri and Positano 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.
Day 10 - Sorrento/ Rome
After your breakfast and check out at the hotel, you will meet your personal driver that will bring you directly to Rome, for a transfer to Rome in your centrally located hotel: Spagna Royal Suite an high end luxury boutique hotel in Rome with specialist chromotherapy design in keeping with some of the finest and most exclusive boutique hotels in the Italian capital. The Spagna Royal Suite Rome enjoys a prolific central location in the heart of the Renaissance and Baroque city, just a few minutes from the magnificent Spanish Steps. This truly beautiful and vibrant part of town is in the geometric heart of the city as well as the commercial and historical centre. Leading off Piazza di Spagna and also moments from the Spagna Royal Suite Boutique Hotel in Rome is Via dei Condotti - where Italy’s most exclusive designer boutiques are concentrated.
Day 11 - Rome/ Vatican Museum /Colosseum and Imperial fora
Breakfast in Hotel. On this tour you will discover one of the richest collections of art in the world. Housed in the Vatican Museum, the immense collection has been built by the Roman Catholic Church throughout the centuries and includes some of the most renowned classical sculptures and masterpieces of Renaissance art. When you arrive in front of the Vatican Museums, you will meet with your personal guide who will escort you directly into the Museum. There are no lines and no waiting. Your specialist guide will introduce you to the masterpieces of such great painters as Raffaello, Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. You will then be held spellbound as you experience the magnificence of the Sistine Chapel. From the Vatican Museums walk to the Basilica di San Pietro (St. Peter's Basilica), a sacred place designed and executed by some of the greatest architects of the XV century - from Bramante to Michelangelo and from Raffaello to Bernini. At the end of your visit, your personal guide will accompany you to a well-known local restaurant, where you can enjoy a delicious meal at your leisure. In the afternoon you will visit the Ancient part of the Eternal city: Colosseum and Imperial Fora. The tour will end at the hotel. Rest of the day free. Overnight at the Spagna Royal Suite.
Day 12 - Rome BYE BYE ITALIA!!!!
After breakfast and check out at hotel your personal driver will escort you to Rome Airport, Leonardo da vinci, for your flight back home.