Italy is known as the birthplace of art as we know it - but also as one of the countries with the most vibrant art scene over the years. And although it is impossible to visit every single city in Italy and get to know its art influence, our 9 Nights/10 Days Tour lets you take a stroll and experience some of the most important cities in Italy inspired and built with the love for art.
From Venice to Florence and Pisa, San Gimignano and Siena as well as Vatican and Rome, you will be surrounded by arts in every visit and able to absorb the atmosphere of the unique buildings, lovely squares and amazing masterpieces in some of the world's most famous museums.
There are very few places in the world that are as steeped in history and artistic beauty as Italy. Treating yourself and your family to an Italy art and history tour is a one of a kind holiday that will always be one of your fondest vacation memories.
Our private guided tours are hosted by English speaking tour guides and will exclusively present you to the very best of the art scene in Italy.
Italy Art Cities | 9 Nights/10 Days
Day 01: Rome Arrival |Welcome to Italy! On your arrival at Rome Airport, after you clear Immigration, you will pick up your luggage from the appropriate carousel and then proceed to Customs. Just outside the Exit of the protected area meet your English-Speaking Assistant. Porterage arrangements have been made for 2 pieces of luggage per passenger. You will be transferred to your hotel in Rome. Rest of the day at leisure. For international arrivals, we suggest an early dinner and a good night sleep. Overnight in Rome.
Day 02: Ancient Rome + Fountains & Squares Private Guided Tour |Breakfast at the Hotel. Meet your driver and guide at the Hotel Lobby. This morning you will enjoy a Private Guided Tour of the Wonders of the Ancient Romans. You will be transported back to the days of the Caesars and the Roman Legions as you visit, together with your private local guide. This tour begins with a visit to the most famous monument of Ancient Rome, the Colosseum, and its Underground. From here, your guide will take you through the Roman Forum, which was the center of politics as well as public life in Ancient Rome. Lunch included in a characteristic local restaurant. Your Rome afternoon private tour starts with a visit to the Spanish Steps, the illustrious sight has a monumental staircase leading to Trinita dei Monti. From here the tour continues towards the famous Trevi Fountain. The water is supplied by the Roman aqueduct of the Acqua Vergine. You will then continue to Piazza Navona. The history of this baroque square dates to ancient Roman times, built by Emperor Domitian in 85 A.D. to hold athletic games. Late afternoon, return to your Hotel. Overnight in Rome.
Day 03: Vatican Private Guided Tour | Breakfast at the Hotel. Meet your driver at the hotel lobby. Private transfer to the Vatican to meet your Private Guide for a 4 Hours VIP Private Guided Tour. You will tour the Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museum viewing and discussing one of the most famous works of art in the world. You will also have time to visit the Belvedere courtyard, the impressive Pio Clementino museum with its beautiful Greek and Roman statues. Our guides will also show you the stunning candelabra gallery and the tapestries gallery as well as the astonishing Raphael Rooms, the Borgia’s apartment and examples of Bernini and Bramante’s work. The final part of the tour will focus on Saint Peter’s square; here you will admire Michaelangelo’s Dome and Bernini’s colonnades. Lunch at leisure and the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Rome.
Day 04: Rome → Florence | Breakfast at the Hotel. This morning you will meet your driver at the hotel lobby. Enjoy a Private transfer to Rome Train Station. Here you will meet your Assistant who will facilitate your boarding a Fast Train in Business Class to Florence. Upon your arrival at Florence Train Station, you will be met by your Assistant who will facilitate your Private Transfer to your Florence Hotel. Porterage arrangements have been made for 2 pieces of luggage per passenger. Lunch and rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Florence.
Day 05: Florence and Pisa Private Guided Tour | Breakfast at the Hotel. Meet your guide at the hotel lobby. This morning you will enjoy a 3 Hours Florence Private Walking Guided Tour. As you walk through the streets and piazzas of Florence, you'll discuss the ideas of the Renaissance, and the lives of many famous artists In between the famous landmarks, you'll take enchanting backstreets and alleys. After enjoying a walk through the historical center follow your guide along the windy pathways to a stop in Piazza del Duomo. Then continue to the Accademia Gallery, home to Florence's most treasured work of art - "Michelangelo's David". In-between the famous landmarks, we'll take enchanting backstreets and alleys paved with the original stones from ancient times. You will visit Piazza della Signoria and the famous Ponte Vecchio. After lunch in a characteristic local restaurant, travel to Pisa. Visit the extraordinary Piazza Dei Miracoli, dominated by the world-famous Leaning Bell Tower. Partly paved and partly grassed, it's dominated by four great edifices: the Duomo (Cathedral), the famous leaning tower, the Baptistry, and the monumental Cemetery. In the late afternoon return to your hotel in Florence. Overnight in Florence.
Day 06: San Gimignano and Siena Private Guided Tour | Breakfast at the Hotel. Meet your driver and guide in the lobby. San Gimignano, a fantastic example of medieval architecture declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, famous for its medieval skyscrapers. As you stroll around this compact hill town, your Private Guide will introduce you to the life & times of Medieval San Gimignano. During your walk, you will stop at Torre Cugnanesi and then continue to the two main squares: the first one named after the cistern located at its center, the second where political and religious institutions are located and the little market square: Spend some time here at leisure before meeting with your driver and heading to the Chianti Hills to enjoy a Food a Wine Tasting Tour at a family-run Winery. In the afternoon, together with your Guide visit Siena. Walking along the narrow medieval streets, you will admire the splendid Cathedral where you can visit the marvelous interior including the Libreria Piccolomini. You will continue to Piazza del Campo, overlooked by imposing Palazzo del Comune. After your tour, you will return to your Hotel. Overnight in Florence.
Day 07: Florence → Venice | Breakfast at the Hotel. Meet your Driver at the Hotel lobby. Enjoy a Private transfer to Venice Piazzale Roma to meet your Assistant who will facilitate your Private Boat Transfer to your Hotel in Venice. Lunch and rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Venice.
Day 08: Private Venice Walking Guided Tour with Gondola Ride | This morning after breakfast meet in your Personal Guide at the Hotel lobby for a 4-hour enchanting Venice Walking Guided Tour. You will first admire all the landmarks of the famous Piazza San Marco, St. Mark’s Square, the former political center of the Venetian Republic. You will enter St. Mark’s Church with its breathtaking glittering mosaics. Then you enter the Gothic Doge’s Palace, once the seat of the government. You will cross the well-known Bridge of Sighs to walk through the empty cells of the former prison building. Leaving the crowd behind, strolling about the narrow alleys, you will see the non-touristy areas of the city. Return to San Marco through the mercerie, vital connection between Rialto and San Marco and the main street for the city shopping. At the end of the tour embark on a quintessential Venetian experience with a private gondola ride through the famed canals of Venice. Glide past ancient palazzos and magnificent cathedrals on a traditionally handcrafted gondola. Lunch and rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Venice.
Day 09: Murano and Burano Islands Private Boat Tour | Breakfast at the hotel. Meet your guide at the hotel lobby. This morning, enjoy an excursion into the Venetian lagoon to escape the crowds of Venice to enjoy the peace and tranquility of the Venetian lagoon. You will start your Private Murano & Burano Boat Tour itinerary visiting the island of Burano, one of the most picturesque of the Venetian lagoon. Burano's brightly colored houses line its boat-filled canals. After a pleasant stroll around the Island of Burano, you will make your way to Murano which is the most famous of the Venetian Islands, thanks to the world-known "Murano Glass". You'll visit a selected glass-factory. You'll see a demonstration of glassblowing as well as visit the factory's showroom full of beautiful glassware. Return to Venice for lunch and the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Venice.
Day 10: Venice Departure | Breakfast at the Hotel. This morning meet your Assistant at the Hotel lobby. Your Assistant will facilitate your Private Boat Tour to Venice Airport and your Check-in procedure. Arrivederci! Ciao! Buon Viaggio!
- 3 Nights Rome: Hotel Barocco 4* or Similar
- 3 Nights Florence: Hotel degli Orafi 4* or Similar
- 3 Nights Venice: Hotel Ruzzini Palace 4* or Similar
- Assistance and Porterage at Airports, Train Stations and Hotels
- Private Transportation by Mercedes E or V Class with English Speaking Driver
- Private Guided Tours with Professional Local Guides | Door to Door Service
- Entrances to Museums, Galleries, Archeological Parks and other Venues
- Breakfast at Hotels, All Food & Wine Tours/Enogastronomic and Most Lunches.
- 24/7 Assistance and Support from our Ground Operational Office in Italy
Private Package Tours Rates
Low Season (Nov. 16 to April 15):
- Gold: in 4* Boutique Hotels: Starting at 600 Euro per person/per day.
- Platinum: in 5* Standard Hotels: Starting at 800 Euro per person/per day.
- Diamond: in 5* Luxury Hotels: Starting at 1,000 per person/per day.
Shoulder Season (April 16 to May 15) and (Oct. 16 to Nov. 15):
- Gold: in 4* Boutique Hotels: Starting at 650 Euro per person/per day.
- Platinum: in 5* Standard Hotels: Starting at 850 Euro per person/per day.
- Diamond: in 5* Luxury Hotels: Starting at 1,100 + Euro per person/per day.
High Season (May 16 to Oct. 15):
- Gold: in 4* Boutique Hotels: Starting at 700 Euro per person/per day.
- Platinum: in 5* Standard Hotels: Starting at 900 Euro per person/per day.
- Diamond: in 5* Luxury Hotels: Starting at 1,200 + Euro per person/per day.
Private Small Groups of 4, 6 and 8 + price per person will be lower
For Custom Made Tours we work with any reasonable Budget