Tour Description

Do you want to live the Italian Dream?

Our 19 Nights/20 Days Exclusive Italy Dream Tour lets you endeavor the Italian peninsula as you were a born Italian.

With Rome, Capri Island, Sorrento, Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast in Southern Italy and Milan, Florence, Genoa, Portofino, Cinque Terre and Venice tours in Northern Italy, the country offers tremendous opportunities for private and luxury travel experiences.

Would you like an organized luxury tour of Italy with nothing to care about but your own enthusiasm and desire to see this marvelous country? Do you want a visit back to the old times with expert local tour guides and amazing tours resulting in your utmost satisfaction?

With our fleet of modern Mercedes vehicles as the transfer method, our private and luxury transportation services across Italy will guarantee your stay to be a VIP treated one.

You will also get a chance to try the best local foods in every place, taste the traditional wines and immense in the culinary scene like a true Italian.

If you are in for a full experience in which you can see Italy as in your dreams, this tour is definitely for you.

Detailed Itinerary

Living The Italian Dream Grand Tour | 19 Nights/20 Days

Tour Package Price starting at EURO 13,875 per person

Day 01: Venice Arrival | On your arrival at Venice Airport, our local English speaking representative will be waiting to welcome you to Venice. You will be transferred by private limo and then by private motorboat to your hotel in central Venice. The rest of the day is at leisure. For overseas Flight arrivals, we suggest an early dinner with good night sleep. Overnight in Venice.

Day 02: 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 03: 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 04: Transfer from Venice to Lake Como via Milan | Breakfast at the Hotel. Private Transfer by boat and meet your Driver at Piazzale Roma. Today, travel through the Veneto and Lombardy countryside, On route to your Hotel on Lake Como, stop in Milan. Lunch at leisure. In the afternoon enjoy a Milan Private Guided Tour. Together with your Private Guide, visit Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece, The Last Supper. Stop by the alluring Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II shopping gallery. Visit the medieval Sforza Castle. Next, tour the splendid Duomo and the fabulous La Scala Opera House. Late afternoon, continue to your Lake Como Hotel. Overnight on Lake Como.

Day 05:Lake Como Private Guided Tour | Breakfast at the Hotel. Today enjoy a beautiful and relaxing private day trip to Lake Como to see the city of Como and its jewel, Bellagio. Your driver and guide will pick you up at your hotel and drive you to Como historic city center, where you will visit its architectural wonders to include the Duomo, the Broletto, the Temple of Volta, and Terragni Palace. Your private tour then takes you to Bellagio, one of Italy’s most breathtaking towns. After lunch in a characteristic local restaurant, enjoy a guided walking tour in the historical center. From the lakefront reach La Punta (the tip of the peninsula), where the three arms of the lake divide. Visit St. James church then continue to the beautiful little borough of Pescallo. Walk by Villa Giulia and head back to the Como side of the lake, to see the little fishing harbor of Loppia. Overnight on Lake Como.

Day 06: Lake Como at Leisure | Breakfast at the Hotel. Lake Como at Leisure. Overnight on Lake Como.

Day 07: Transfer from Lake Como to Cinque Terre | After breakfast at the hotel, meet your driver in the lobby for a Private Transfer to your hotel in Cinque Terre. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Cinque Terre.

Day 08: Cinque Terre Private Guided Tour | Breakfast at the Hotel. Meet your Private Guide at the Hotel Lobby for a Private Tour of The Cinque Terre (5 Lands), featuring some of the Mediterranean's most picturesque seaside villages. A combination of easy walks, village visits, train rides and a short boat trip between the atmospheric villages makes this the ideal visit to the Cinque Terre. Lunch in a characteristic Liguria restaurant. Your private Guide will share great stories about each charming village, as The Cinque Terre is a string of five fishing villages perched high on the Italian Riviera, which until recently were linked only by mule tracks and accessible only by rail or water. An ancient system of footpaths is still the best way to visit the five villages: Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore. Late afternoon return to your Hotel. Overnight in Cinque Terre.

Day 09: Portofino, San Fruttuoso and Rapallo | After breakfast at the hotel, meet your driver and private guide in the lobby for a Private Tour of Rapallo, Portofino, and San Fruttuoso. First visit Rapallo which offers a short promenade flanked by a small medieval castle, used now mainly for exhibitions. Behind the front is a group of interesting old streets laid out on a sort of grid pattern. Rapallo was a Roman settlement. West of the town center, the other side of the river, stands a small bridge: This is the Ponte di Annibale, plainly very ancient. At the back of the town, in the other direction, is the bottom station of a cable-car that goes up to the Sanctuary of Montallegro. Apart from a visit to the church itself, the top gives access to big views over the coast and some walks. One of the most popular resort towns on the Italian Riviera, little Portofino has just over 500 permanent residents. Lunch in a characteristic local restaurant. But that all changes on summer days when the sun is shining and the yachting set drops anchor in the harbor to wander about. Boutiques, art galleries, cafes, and restaurants line the tiny streets. Visit the Church of San Giorgio and take a stroll down to the lighthouse. A ferry trip to San Fruttuoso is included in the tour. This small fishing village located in a bay at the foot of Mount Portofino can be reached only by boat or on foot, following the trails in Portofino Park. The site is dominated by the Abbey of San Fruttuoso, a splendid 8th-century monument. Near the abbey, you’ll find a church, a tower, a few cottages, and a small beach. Enjoy a swim or some sunbathing. An underwater statue of Christ, known as the Christ of the Depths, stands at the bottom of the bay. In the late afternoon return to your Hotel. Overnight in SML.

Day 10: Cinque Terre - Pisa Private Tour - Florence | Breakfast at the Hotel. Meet your driver at the Hotel Lobby to private transfer to your Florence Hotel. On route visit Pisa, undoubtedly among the richest cities in the world for architecture and history. Once in Pisa,  meet your Private Guide: the tour starts in the incredible Piazza dei Miracoli: here you can admire the baptistery and the famous Leaning Tower, together with a guided visit in the majestic Cathedral. Lunch/Food and Wine Tour in a Characteristic Local Wine Estate before departing for Lucca. In Lucca, famous for its still intact walls, your Tour Guide will lead you to the enchanting old town center walking along a section of the walls and enjoying a breathtaking view over the rooftops. Visit or pass by Anfiteatro Square, Guinigi Tower, San Martino Cathedral and stroll along the picturesque streets of antique shops. Late afternoon, continue to Florence. Overnight in Florence.

Day 11: Florence Private Guided Art 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. Return to your Hotel in Florence. Overnight in Florence.

Day 12: San Gimignano and Siena Private Guided Tour | After breakfast at the hotel, meet your driver and guide in the lobby. You will visit San Gimignano, a fantastic example of medieval architecture declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, famous for its medieval skyscrapers. These tower houses were built by local families at the height of the Guelph-Ghibelline conflict. Stop in a Wine Estate where you will enjoy a Lunch/Food a Wine Tasting. Then continue on to Siena, Italy's loveliest medieval city. Enjoy a private guided visit of the old city center; walk along the narrow medieval streets, you will admire the splendid Cathedral, the Libreria Piccolomini and Piazza del Campo, where the famous Palio horse race is held twice a year, overlooked by the Palazzo del Comune. Free time to stroll around, before returning to your hotel in Florence. Overnight in Florence.

Day 13: Florence - Naples - Pompeii - Sorrento |Breakfast at the Hotel. This morning you will be privately transferred to Florence train station where you will meet your Assistant and porter who will facilitate your boarding a fast train in for Naples. Upon your arrival at Naples Train Station, meet our local English-Speaking representative who will assist you with Porterage Services and facilitate your private transfer to your Hotel in Sorrento. On route stop first at Cantine del Vesuvio, for a fantastic Eno-Gastronomic experience. The Estate is the most important winemaker of Lachrima Christi, located just a few hundred meters below the peak of the Volcano Vesuvius. Here you will have a classical Italian lunch that includes bruschetta with fresh tomatoes and olive oil served with salami and cheeses. accompanied by two different red wines. After lunch, continue to Pompeii, meet your Private Guide and enjoy a Private Guided Tour of Pompeii Archeological Ruins. Pompeii was buried under lava and ash from Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD and lay forgotten for hundreds of years. After the Tour, continue to your Hotel in Sorrento. Overnight in Sorrento.

Day 14: Capri Private Guided Tour with Limoncello & Blue Grotto Tour | This morning you will be privately transferred to Sorrento Marina Piccola to meet your guide and to board a fast ferry to Capri. First visit Marina Grande with his classy restaurants and sidewalk cafés. Then to Anacapri, 1,800 feet above sea level, where you will visit Villa San Michele and the Axel Munthe Gardens. Continue to the main town of Capri, where you can visit La Piazzetta, the Gardens of Augustus, Faraglioni, and the distinctive rocks. After lunch in a characteristic Caprese restaurant, you will visit, weather permitting, the incredible Blue Grotto. Capri is a very exclusive travel destination, it is here to spot the occasional unassuming celebrity (Paparazzi as well, unfortunately). Late afternoon you will re-board the fast ferry to Sorrento. Have a lovely evening and night in Sorrento.

Day 15: Amalfi Coast Private Guided Tour | Today travel along one of the most intriguing coastlines in the world, Positano, Amalfi, Ravello... The small houses along the mountain on top of each other, the breathtaking cliffs, the lemon and olive trees, the small bays, the Saracen watchtowers, the narrow tiny street make this place unique in the world. First, you will visit Positano, an exclusive little village famous for its latest fashion trends and exclusive nightlife. Continue on to Amalfi, once the powerful Maritime Republic and today a refined travel resort. Enjoy lunch in a characteristic Amalfi Coast fish restaurant. Then let us take you up to Villa Rufolo in Ravello, with a spectacular view over the entire Amalfi Coast. Return to Sorrento for an overnight.

Day 16: Sorrento at Leisure. For 2000 years visitors from all over the world have been attracted to Sorrento by breathtaking sunsets, fragrances of orange and lemon gardens. Overnight in Sorrento.

Day 17: Sorrento - Rome   | After Breakfast, you will meet your driver at the hotel lobby. Enjoy a Private transfer from your Sorrento Hotel to your hotel in Central Rome. Check-in at the Hotel and the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Rome.

Day 18: Private Guided Vatican Tour | In the morning meet your driver at the hotel lobby. Transfer to the Vatican to meet your Private Guide for a 4 hours Vatican Private Guided tour. First Visit Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Raphael Rooms. Here we will spend plenty of time to absorb the atmosphere of this unique building. You will learn about the life and times of Michelangelo at the Vatican, his relationship with Pope Julius II and relive how he worked and lived. You will then move onto visit Saint Peter’s Basilica – the world’s most famous and largest Catholic Church. The final part of the tour will focus on Saint Peter’s Square; here you will have time to admire Michelangelo’s Dome and Bernini’s colonnades. Late morning return you to the hotel. Overnight in Rome.

Day 19: Private Guided Ancient Rome Tour | After breakfast meet your driver and guide at the hotel lobby. Morning Private 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. 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 and afternoon at leisure. *Afternoon Optional Tours available. Overnight in Rome.

Day 20: Rome Departure | At a time of your convenience enjoy a Private Transfer to Rome Airport. Unfortunately, it is time to say Arrivederci! Ciao!

Tour Inclusions
  • 3 Nights Venice: Hotel Ruzzini Palace 4* or Similar
  • 3 Nights Lake Como: Hotel Villa Flori 4* or Similar
  • 3 Nights Santa Margherita Ligure: Grand Hotel Miramare 4* or Similar
  • 3 Nights Florence: Hotel degli Orafi 4* or Similar
  • 4 Nights Sorrento: Hotel Continental 4* or Similar
  • 3 Nights Rome: Hotel Barocco 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
Price
Private Package Tours Rates: The Price for an Italy Private Luxury Tour will vary according to the type of Package sought, the number of travelers in your party, Travel Season, Hotels and Rooms preference, number of days at leisure and length of Tour.
The following starting Prices are based on 2 people traveling in Low Season in Double Occupancy. May 1 through October 17, Hotels Supplements Rates apply.
Complete Packages:
Silver: in 4* Standard Hotels: Starting at 450 Euro per person/per day.
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 + Euro per person/per day.

For Private Small Groups of 4, 6 and 8 + price per person will be lower.

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  • Thank you for coordinating such a wonderful trip in Italy. Terence and I learned many things about Italy. The weather was great and we had so much fun. All hotels, staff and guides were superb! We especially appreciated our driver who served us from Venice through our time in Florence, I believe his name was Lorenzo. Again, thank “you” for doing such a great job in planning our vacation.
    Melissa R. xxxxx.Wassenaar, NL
  • Hope, you are doing well. My wife and I had a great trip to Italy. The place, the people, and the food and wine were out of this world. Warm and kind people including hotel staff, tour guides and drivers went beyond their ways to help us and make this visit very special for us. It was very hard to leave Italy. You, your staff and company did an extraordinary job. You over delivered. Bravo!
    Barry and Paula J. xxxxxx. Omaha, Nebraska
  • We have just returned from our trip to Italy since we took a cruise after the program you and I put together. I just wanted to let you know that everything you planned worked out perfectly. Both hotels were excellent and the rooms were fine. All the drivers were on time and got us to our destinations promptly. We were especially glad to have someone meet us at the train station with the tickets in hand and directions to our car in Milan. The best part of the trip was the all day private boat trip in Bellagio with the great restaurant on the private island. So thanks for your help and hopefully we can do it again.
    John B. xxxxx. Collegeville, Pennsylvania