You will be met by your private assistant and your English speaking driver at the airport, who will escort you by private boat to your luxury hotel in Venice: Hotel Centurion Palace 5*****. Check in and the rest of the day will be at leisure.
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.
Day 2 – Venice: City tour and Cicchetti tasting & private gondola ride with dinner
After breakfast, you will meet your private English speaking guide and enjoy a unique walking tour through the hidden areas of the Lagoon city. Explore a wealth of hidden sights not normally granted to visitors of this spectacular city: while walking with your private guide around the city, you will discover an array of fascinating "campi" (squares), buildings and Venetian churches, which will reveal the lesser-known side of this incredible city. Allow yourselves to be soothed by the magical imperfection of the Venetian streets and cast under the spell of its evocative atmosphere. St. Mark's Basilica and its Piazza, see the ‘vaporetti’ the public transport steamboats that pass down the Canal Grande, the Doge's Palace, and feast your eyes at the famous Rialto Market with its amazing fresh produce, all this will be included in your tour.
Throughout the tour you will make some ‘appetizing stops’, so you can 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 built on a lagoon; perfect for those who want their journey to be a unique and unforgettable experience.
In the evening, we will book another unique experience, a tour with a private gondola and a wonderful dinner.
Day 3 – Venice: night tour
After breakfast at your hotel you will enjoy a day at leisure. In the evening meet your English speaking guide at the hotel and start a wonderful walking tour by night. You will discover a different Venice, far from the madding crowd. Your guide will tell you about all the mysteries of Venice. This will be a really charming and romantic experience to share with your other half!
Breakfast at the hotel and check-out, meet your private English speaking assistant and take your private water taxi for a transfer to Venice train station. Take your high speed train from Venice to Rome (approx. 3.30 hours) Upon your arrival at the train station in Rome, you will find your private English speaking driver waiting for you to welcome and assist you with your luggage and transfer you to your fabulous boutique hotel located in the heart of Rome: Hotel Forty Seven 4****. Check-in and rest of the day at your leisure. Elegant and functional, the Fortyseven Hotel recognizes the value of beauty and understands that true luxury is the discreet consumption that cannot be found in objects, but rather in the experiences it offers their guests every day in the center of Rome. This 4-star Hotel in Rome offers all the best comforts and services necessary to make your stay in center Rome a pleasant experience, from the Circus Restaurant, where you can sample sophisticated dishes inspired by Italian and Mediterranean cuisine, to the wellness centre to enjoy a few moments of pure relaxation, while a view of the Temple of Hercules and the Mouth of Truth enable you to immerse yourself in the suggestive atmosphere of Ancient Rome from a unique perspective.
Day 5 - Rome: Private tours for 2
After breakfast at your hotel, your private driver and guide will be waiting for you for a half day tour, focusing on what 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 with a visit to the Colosseum and Roman Forum. After the visit, lunch and the rest of the day will be at leisure.
Day 6 - Rome to Sorrento with stop in Naples for lunch
Breakfast and check out from your hotel, you will meet your private driver and make your way to Naples. After a brief panoramic visit of the gulf, you will stop for lunch and enjoy the true Neapolitan pizza "DOC", pizzeria established in 1930. After lunch, your driver will transfer you to your luxury hotel in Sorrento: Hotel Parco dei Principi 5*****. Check in and the rest of the day will be at leisure.
The Hotel Parco dei Principi is located on one of the most popular tourist destinations of the Sorrento Coast, close to the Capri and Ischia islands. Luxury, art and design get together in one place, giving birth to the first Hotel Design signed by Gio Ponti. Overlooking the sea and surrounded by a magnificent botanical park, the hotel offers to its guests the emotion of living and enjoying a unique and everlasting landscape: the Vesuvius and its Gulf. The beauty of this luxury hotel is represented by its 96 Gio Ponti rooms, a Wellness and Fitness centre, a sea-water swimming pool overlooking the bay of Sorrento, a private beach with direct access to the hotel using the elevator or taking the steps which have been hewn out of the tufa rock, an elegant park of 27 thousand square metres and jogging path, the Gio Ponti indoor front sea-view Restaurant, the Poggio Siracusa outdoor beach Restaurant and an American Bar.
Day 7 - Sorrento: Capri on a Private Luxury boat
After breakfast at the hotel meet your private driver who will escort you to Sorrento’s harbor. Here you will meet your private English speaking captain for your day in Capri on your private motorboat. Today you will have the chance to enjoy the splendid sea surrounding the strip of land called the “Sorrentina Peninsola” and to discover the secrets of Capri with a special tour, during which you will be able to breathe in the healthy sea air and sprays of sea water while admiring the gorgeous Sorrento Coastline. You will visit the Grotta Bianca, the Arco Naturale and the Faraglioni. After that, you will reach the Grotta del Marinaio for a swim and snorkeling. After a wonderful lunch on board, you will continue towards Marina Piccola where you can get off your private boat and visit the island at leisure. At the end of the visit you will make your way back to Sorrento port, with your private boat. Here you will meet your private driver that will escort you back to your hotel. Dinner and rest of the evening at leisure.
Day 8 - Sorrento: Cheese experience and Limoncello tasting
After breakfast, you will meet your private English speaking driver that will accompany you to the countryside of Sorrento for a special gourmand tour. Silence and beauty are the two main words which describe this farmhouse in Sorrento. A true farmhouse where products from the vegetable garden, cultivated by local farmers are brought fresh directly to the table. A small hill immersed between sea and land. In this farmhouse, you will truly find the hidden side of the Amalfi Coast, made up of the perfume of the thousands of citrus trees, small paths through the beautiful landscape which bring you straight down to the beach. During this tour of the Sorrento Peninsula you will taste the local cheeses letting you discover a new world of flavors and fine aromas. You will taste the seasoned traditional cheeses and enjoy a demonstration of making fresh mozzarella cheese and the incredible ‘mozzarella treccia’ of Sorrento. You will be given hats and aprons for this great fun and tasty demonstration. A fantastic activity that everybody loves, especially the tasting of the typical products! All combined with a good glass of red wine and the savory marmalades from the farmhouse. You will be welcomed into their ‘green living room’, where they will show you, with experience and passion, the lemon groves and tell you all about the history. Then you will taste the famous Limoncello liquor. After the tour you will meet up again with your private driver for a transfer back to your hotel. The rest of the day will be at leisure.
Day 9 – Sorrento to Sardinia
After breakfast and check out from your hotel in Sorrento, your driver will escort you to Naples airport, for your flight to Sardinia. Once arrived at Olbia airport meet your private English speaking driver who will transfer you to your luxury hotel in Cannigione: Relais Villa del Golfo 4****. Check in and the rest of the day will be at leisure. Relax and enjoy the splendid turquoise sea: one of the most beautiful in Italy. Relais Villa del Golfo & Spa is located in one of the most hidden places of Gallura, the north-eastern part of Sardinia and is washed by the clear waters of the bays of the Costa Smeralda. It is the starting point to live an exciting experience at the discovery of National Park of La Maddalena Archipelago and its wanderful beaches. Costa Smeralda and its surroundings are a cool, modern and harmonious environment where the Mediterranean architecture is tinged with hints of the Sardinian tradition and sober design. Luxury Suites at Relais Villa del Golfo & Spa, for those looking for more privacy, are a true romantic nest among the granite rocks of the Coast, each with garden and private pool from which to admire the fantastic landscapes.
Breakfast at your hotel. A free day to relax and breathe in the healthy sea breeze. Today, you will have the chance to enjoy the services that the hotel offers in complete relaxation.
Day 11 – Cannigione: Private boat tour
After breakfast at your resort, you will enjoy a full day tour on a private Motorboat in one of the most beautiful beaches in Sardinia, with a stop at a traditional restaurant with sea view. Here you will taste the seafood specialties of this incredible island. At the end of the day, you will be accompanied back to your hotel. Rest of the day will be at leisure.
Breakfast at your hotel. A free day at the Relais to relax and enjoy the facilities of your resort.
After breakfast and check out, you will be accompanied to the airport in Olbia for your direct flight to Rome. You will arrive in about 50 minutes. Upon arrival at Fiumicino airport, you will be greeted by your private driver, who will accompany you to your luxury hotel: Grand Hotel Minerva 5*****. Check in and the rest of the day will be at leisure.
The Grand Hotel De La Minerve is housed in a magnificent mansion dating from the 1600s. Set in Rome’s historical center, the hotel overlooks the Pantheon and is just a few minutes’ walk from Piazza Navona, the Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps. Completely renovated to better meet the needs of its modern, sophisticated clientele, the hotel has retained its noble, elegant lines and the warmth of a comfortable, welcoming aristocratic “home”. It offers 135 rooms including Classic, Superior, Deluxe, Junior Suites and Suites. A fitness room with cardio-fitness equipment is available for exclusive guest use. All year long, the spectacular Minerva Roof Garden restaurant on the terrace offers a stunning view of Rome and an unique gourmet experience through typical Italian dishes at lunch and dinner.
Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will have a free day to explore the Eternal city: shopping, visiting or just relaxing.
Breakfast and check out from your hotel. Meet your private English speaking driver for a direct transfer to Roma Fiumicino airport to get your flight back home.