Tour Description

Surrounded by three different seas and a lot of lakes within it, Italy is known for the watery experience that takes the breath away. On this 9 Nights/10 Days Exclusive Private Tour, you will visit the most sought Northern Italy destinations.

On your arrival at Venice Airport, our local English speaking representative will be waiting to welcome you to Italy. You will be transferred by private limo and then by private motor boat to your hotel in central Venice. For the next few days you will be private guided into the city with a gondola ride, visiting places like the Cathedral of Venice, St. Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace.

After Venice, you will be taken to the famous islands near Venice (Murano, Burano). Explore the famous islands of the Venice Lagoon on a private half-day Private Boat Tour. You'll watch glass-blowers at work on Murano, and shop for lace on Burano.

Then, you will be transferred to Lake Como via Milano as one of the most popular lakes in Italy. Here you will visit Bellagio, the Pearl of Lake Como and have the opportunity to visit Villa del Balbaniello,  Villa Carlotta and Villa Melzi. The tour continues with a day tour to Lake Maggiore with amazing experiences of The Borromean Islands and Stresa.

The tour continues south to the Tuscany Region to discover several small towns as well as the cities of Florence, Siena, San Gimignano and Pisa. Tuscany is an emotional region connected with great food and wine. The wine tours in Tuscany are considered as an extraordinary experience coming from the best wine in the world. The Tuscan getaway tours are considered as charming, pleasant and relaxing, and never fail to offer the best.

Detailed Itinerary

Venice, Lake Como and Florence Tour | 9 Nights/10 Days

Tour Package Price starting at EURO 6,485 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. Rest of the day is at leisure. For overseas Flight arrivals, we suggest an early dinner with a night of good night sleep. Overnight in Venice.

Day 02: Venice Private Guided Tour with Gondola Ride and Bacari Tour | This morning after breakfast meet your Personal Guide at the Hotel lobby. Enjoy a 4-hour enchanting walking tour of Venice: 2 Hours in the morning and 2 Hours in the afternoon with lunch at leisure. You will first admire all the landmarks of the famous St. Mark’s Square. You will enter St. Mark’s Church with its breathtaking glittering mosaics. Then you enter the Gothic Doge’s Palace, where the Doge, his advisors and politicians decided the fate of Europe in the 15th and 16th C.  Leaving the crowd behind, strolling about the narrow alleys, you will see the non-touristy areas of the city. You tour will continue first to Santa Maria Formosa and then to Campo St. Giovanni e Paolo. Admire Marco Polo House and Malibran Theatre. Return to San Marco through the mercerie, vital connection between Rialto and San Marco and main street for the city shopping. In the late afternoon meet with our expert Guide-Sommelier for a “ Bacari Tour “, she will introduce you the hidden Venice by this food & wine experience. The Bacari, local down-to-earth version of wine bars, serve tapas like “cicheti”, traditionally washed down with a glass of wine. At the end of the tour enjoy a Private Gondola ride. Overnight in Venice.

Day 03: Murano and Burano Islands Private Boat Tour | This morning after breakfast meet your Personal Guide at the Hotel lobby. Murano is the Venice island famous for its glassmaking; here you will visit a laboratory of a Venetian glass master to admire him at work while create its works of art. Murano as center for glass making starts in 1291 when the Venetian Republic, to avoid the risk of fire and destruction of the wooden houses, ordered to glassmaker to move their foundries to Murano. Stop in Burano, the most colourful Venice Island famous for its lace making and its picturesque fishermen's houses painted in bright pastel colors. Return to Venice for lunch and 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 the 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 harbour of Loppia. Overnight on Lake Como.

Day 06: Stresa and Borromean Islands Private Guided Tour | Breakfast at the Hotel. This morning meet your driver and guide at the hotel lobby. Today you will spend the day touring Lake Maggiore. Your tour starts in Stresa and then continues on to The Borromean Islands. Stresa is an exclusive place with its beautiful lakeside setting, its grand hotels and villas, and the gorgeous mountains that surround Lake Maggiore. After a guided stroll in Stresa, you will enjoy a Private Boat Tour in the Borromeo Gulf for a visit to the beautiful Isola Bella (Beautiful Island). A tiny village, still preserving its original charm, will welcome us on the Island. Lunch in a characteristic local restaurant. Continue on to Isola Madre, which raises from the water with an enticing silhouette traced in the luxurious vegetation that covers the greatest part of it. Continue to Isola dei Pescatori. Its narrow cobbled streets, pretty harbor and charming houses make it an enchanting place to visit. Late afternoon return to your hotel. Overnight on Lake Como.

Day 07: Lake Como | Florence Private Guided Tour | After breakfast at the hotel, meet your driver in the lobby for a Private Transfer to your hotel in Florence. Lunch and rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Florence.

Day 08: 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 PisaVisit 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 09: 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.

Day 10: Florence Departure | At a time of your convenience enjoy a Private Transfer to Florence Airport. Unfortunately, it is time to say Arrivederci! Ciao!

Tour Inclusions
  • 3 Nights Venice: Hotel Ruzzini Palace 4* or Similar
  • 2 Nights Lake Como: Hotel Villa Flori 4* or Similar
  • 3 Nights Florence: Hotel degli Orafi 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