Take an extraordinary journey from Florence to Venice, along the way visiting iconic sights and hidden gems on this private tour of Italy, especially tailored for refined palates of avid travelers. Escape the masses and discover lesser-known charms, such as mosaics in Ravenna, Renaissance villas in Vicenza and frescoes in Padua. Get a fresh perspective of famed landmarks, marveling at the rooftops of Florence from the secret Vasari Corridor and roaming the streets of Venice’s Cannaregio neighborhood. Power it all with prosciutto, parmigiano and other delicacies in Italy’s foodie capital of Bologna.
- Glance at Florence from the privileged position of the Vasari Corridor and explore art collections of Accademia and Uffizi galleries
- Take in the laid-back vibe of Bologna on a private tour and taste your way around the town
- Explore the Grand Canal in Venice by private boat, then venture out to off-the-radar Cannaregio neighborhood
Starting in Florence and ending in Venice, this private tour of Italy features 11 nights of accommodations in four-star hotels and historic mansions with full buffet breakfasts (3 nights in Florence, 2 in Bologna, 1 in Ravenna, 2 in Padua and 3 in Venice). Transportation is by Italian trains, with first-class tickets for Florence-Bologna, Bologna-Ravenna, Bologna-Padua, and Padua-Venice. Private van transfers (with an English-speaking driver) to and from the airport as well as to and from select train stations are also included in this Italian vacation package. Private tours with English-speaking guides are featured in all destinations and include all entrance fees.