Celebrate Italy on a journey that will have you floating through history in Venice, admiring great art in Florence, tasting wines and olive oils at an agriturismo in Tuscany, and exploring Rome's magnificent sites with a private guide.

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 The Colosseum of Rome
 St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City
 Interior of St. Peter's Basilica with Bernini's Baldocchio
 Interior of the Basilica of San Marco
 The Palazzo Vecchio at dusk, Florence
 The iconic Duomo in Florence
 Exploring the arts of Florence with your daughter
 Taking a break over gelato
 Wine tasting in Italy
 Enjoying the wine and food of Italy
 The Campo in Siena
 Botticelli's <i>The Birth of Venus</i> in the Uffizi in Florence
 The facade and distinctive belltower of Siena's cathedral
 Michelangelo's iconic Sistine Chapel ceiling
 The Roman Forum
 A reunion of women friends
 Enjoying a reunion in Italy
 A lesson in making pasta
 Panorama of Florence at dusk
 Basilica of San Marco
 Piazza San Marco, Venice
 The Grand Canal at dusk
 Gondolas grace a Venetian Canal
 Michelangelo's <i>David</i>, at the Accademia. Credit: John Kellerman/Alamy
 Vineyards and San Gimignano
 Traveling with a small group of freinds
 Exploring sites your way

Culture and Cuisine of Italy: A Tailor-Made Journey

From Venice to Rome

13 days from $9,995

Celebrate Italy on a journey that will have you floating through history in Venice, admiring great art in Florence, tasting wines and olive oils at an agriturismo in Tuscany, and exploring Rome's magnificent sites with a private guide.

Request a Tailor-Made Itinerary

or call 855-215-8690

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Hotel L'Orologio Venice

Venice, Italy

Perched on the Grand Canal, the Hotel L’Orologio Venezia is a stylish boutique hotel set within a refurbished building in the heart of Venice..Rooms are modern and minimalist, featuring custom-made furniture and marble bathrooms, and many overlook the Grand Canal  The hotel has a lovely bar and lounge area on the ground floor and provides seating outside along the canal during the summer months. It is, five minutes from the Rialto Bridge and about 15 minutes from St Mark’s Square.

Number of nights: 3

Hotel Bernini Palace

Florence, Italy

A luxury hotel in the center of Florence, the Hotel Bernini Palace is situated in a 15th-century palace with a storied history. Rooms and public spaces are appointed with period décor and antiques and equipped with modern amenities. The hotel features a  fine-dining restaurant and a handsome bar and lounge, and breakfast is served under a fresco-covered ceiling in the former Parliament Hall. The Piazza della Signoria and the Uffizi Gallery are just steps away.

Number of nights: 4

Badia a Coltibuono

Chianti, Italy

On a hilltop in Chianti, the Badia a Coltibuono is an enchanting 11th-century monastery that has been transformed into a family-owned agriturismo. Guestrooms are beautifully refurbished monk’s cells—or private apartments—and the restaurant is housed within the former stables. The property includes extensive gardens, a pool, and intimate courtyards, as well as a working farm and vineyards. Wines and olive oils are produced here, and the wine cellar is well worth a visit. 

Number of nights: 2

Hotel De Russie

Rome, Italy

The Hotel de Russie is a stunning oasis near the Piazza del Popolo and the Spanish Steps in the heart of Rome. The 19th-century building offers elegant rooms and suites that have welcomed the likes of Pablo Picasso and Jean Cocteau. A terraced Secret Garden is full of stunning courtyards and intimate spaces for dining or taking a stroll.  The hotel’s excellent restaurant offers al fresco seating in the garden, and the Stravinskij Bar is a posh landmark in Rome. The acclaimed spa includes a salt-water hydropool, a steam room and sauna, a gym, and a range of wellness therapies.

Number of nights: 3

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