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A diverse and intriguing land is an undeniable magnet for lovers of art, history, food, and wine. In the south, find sun-kissed beaches and miles of olive groves. The central regions boast rich farmlands with ancient villages and some of the most famous wines in the world. In the north, find sparkling lakes in the foothills of the Alps. Each of Italy’s 20 regions has its own allure - from Piedmont to Sicily, discover the cultures and cuisines of this beautiful boot.

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Planning tips for Italy Language: Italian

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Time Zone: Six hours ahead of U.S. Eastern Standard Time.

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Island of Malta

Currency: Euro (EUR)

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Best of Italy

Italian Romance

The ultimate Avanti experience showcases the historic heritage, classic architecture, and culinary delights of Italy’s three greatest cities.

A land of inspiration where history, culture, and natural beauty surrounds, exuding romance from its grand capital to its intoxicating coastline.

9 nights includes

6 nights includes

Rome & the Amalfi Coast

Rome, Florence & Venice

• Private Arrival & Departure Transfers per City • 3 Nights Rome • Semi-Private Rome Tour* • 3 Nights Florence • Semi-Private Florence Tour* • 3 Nights Venice

Departs Daily from Rome or Venice

• Gondola Ride • 1st-Class Rail Between Cities plus Seat Reservations • One Traditional 3-Course Dinner per City • TripBuilder CityGuide per City • Daily Breakfast

• Private Arrival & Departure Transfers per City • 3 Nights Rome • Semi-Private Rome Tour* • 3 Nights in Either Sorrento, Positano, Capri, Amalfi or Ravello

• Private Pompeii Tour • 1st-Class Rail to Naples • One Traditional 3-Course Dinner per City • Rome TripBuilder CityGuide • Daily Breakfast

7 Days/6 Nights from $1,599

10 Days/9 Nights from $2,199 Note: We recommend starting this vacation on Mon.-Wed., or in reverse order on Sun.Tue. *Semi-private city tours available Apr.-Oct. only. Pricing based on the following properties: Marcella Royal, Rome; Santa Maria Novella, Florence; Kette, Venice. Hotel upgrades available. Can be booked in reverse order.

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*Semi-private city tour available Apr.-Oct. only. Pricing based on the following properties: Marcella Royal, Rome; Hotel Villa Garden, Sorrento. Hotel upgrades available.

Regional Highlights

Recommended Vacations

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Recommended Independent Vacations to Italy

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FLAVORS OF ITALY Bologna, Florence & Rome

A flavorful feast of foodie experiences! Learn traditional recipes while cooking in local homes, stroll through city streets and lively markets tasting regional specialties, and discover Italy's famous wines.

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Departs Daily from Bologna

• Private Arrival & Departure Transfers Per City • 3 Nights Bologna • Private Bologna Art & Gourmet Walking Tour • Private Cooking Class in Bologna Home • 3 Nights Florence • Gastronomic Florence Walking Tour* 10 Days/9 Nights from $2,999

• Wine Tasting in Florence • Private Cooking Class in a Tuscan Home • 3 Nights Rome • Semi-Private Rome Tour* • Dinner in a Roman Home • Wine Tasting in Rome • Florence & Rome TripBuilder CityGuides • 1st-Class Rail Between Cities with Seat Reservations • Daily Breakfast

*Gastronomic Florence Tour & Semi-private city tour available Apr.-Oct. only. Pricing based on the following properties: Art Hotel Corona D'Oro, Bologna; Santa Maria Novella, Florence; Marcella Royal, Rome. Hotel upgrades available.

Scenic Adriatic Connection Venice, Lake Bled & Istria

Cherish the unique landscapes, interesting gastronomy, and extraordinary environs of northern Italy, Slovenia, and Croatia.

7 nights includes • Private Arrival Transfer in Venice • 2 Nights Venice • Private Gondola Ride with Appetizers • One 3-Course Dinner in Venice • Private Transfer Venice to Lake Bled

Departs Daily from Venice

• 2 Nights Lake Bled • Private Transfer Lake Bled to Istria • 3 Nights Istria • Private Istria Tour with Wine & Cheese Tasting • Daily Breakfast

8 Days/7 Nights from $1,769 Pricing based on the following properties: Palazzo Paruta, Venice; Hotel Kompas, Bled; Hotel Milenij, Opatija. Hotel upgrades available. Can be booked in reverse order.

Palermo

Lake Orta

Taormina

Milan Gavi

Agrigento Portevenere

Ragusa

Portovenere

Palermo

Northern Italy’s Hidden Gems

Best of Sicily

Experience the ethereal quality of Lake Como’s secret sibling, taste distinguished white wines in a medieval setting, and bask in a picture-perfect Riviera coast gem.

See Sicily's historic heights including classical Greek temples and theaters. Stop in smaller towns for local pastries and wines.

Lake Orta, Gavi & Portovenere

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Departs Daily Apr. - Oct. from Milan

• Private Transfer Milan to Lake Orta • 2 Nights Lake Orta • Private Lake Orta Walking Tour & Boat Ride • 1 Bottle of Wine in Room • Private Transfer Orta to Gavi • 1 Night Gavi

• Wine Tasting & Dinner in Gavi • Private Transfer from Gavi to Portovenere • 3 Nights Portovenere • Private Tour to the Cinque Terre • One 3-Course Dinner in Portovenere • Daily Breakfast

7 Days/6 Nights with from $2,099 Pricing based on the following properties: San Rocco, Orta; L' Ostelliere, Gavi; Grand Hotel Portovenere; Portovenere.

Palermo, Agrigento, Ragusa & Taormina 7 nights includes • 2 Nights Palermo • Private Palermo & Monreale Tour • 1 Night Agrigento • Private Agrigento Tour • 1 Night Ragusa • Private Piazza Armerina Tour • Private Siracusa Tour • 3 Nights Taormina

Departs Daily from Palermo

• Private Taormina Tour • One 3-Course Dinner in Palermo & Taormina • 5-Day Compact Manual Car Rental OR Private Driving Guide • Map & Sicily Guidebook • Daily Breakfast

8 Days/7 Nights with Car Rental from $2,899 8 Days/7 Nights with Private Driving Guide from $3,899 Pricing based on the following properties: Principe di Villa Franca Palace, Palermo; Baglio Della Luna Foresteria, Agrigento; Villa del Lauro, Ragusa; Villa Diodoro, Taormina. Hotel upgrades available.

For in-depth itineraries and additional travel options, visit our website at www.avantidestinations.com

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Rome Hotels & Extras

Rome The independent traveler's dream city boasts an exciting variety of breathtaking architecture, beautiful fountains, and fascinating monuments dating all the way back to ancient times.

Handpicked Hotels Includes

Price is Per Person, Double Occupancy

• 2 Nights Accommodations • Semi-Private City Tour (Apr.-Oct.) • TripBuilder CityGuide • Daily Breakfast

3 Hotels from $195 | Extra Night from $59 4 Hotels from $259 | Extra Night from $95 Nightly Rates Available

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1 Hotel Windrose 3 A buffet breakfast and an outdoor terrace feature at a convenient, comfortable property with friendly staff. 54 rooms.

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2 Nord Nuova Roma 3 This comfortable hotel with nicely decorated rooms is located close to the rail station and the Archaeological Museum. 160 rooms.

3 Veneto Palace 3 This former palazzo is near popular Via Veneto attractions. Rooms are decorated in ornate Regency style. 70 rooms.

7 Hotel Del Senato

3 Superior

Conveniently located near Termini station and all major sites, this hotel offers modern decor, a rich breakfast buffet, and complimentary snacks each afternoon. 91 rooms.

An elegant property in the Piazza della Rotonda offers soundproofed, airconditioned rooms. 56 rooms.

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8 Marcella Royal 4 This charming boutique hotel in the heart of the city has a rooftop terrace restaurant that offers great views of the Rome skyline. 84 rooms.

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Located in the Via Veneto neighborhood, this hotel has a roof terrace with nice views and elegantly decorated rooms. 66 rooms.

6 Bailey’s Hotel

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An elegant 19th-century building converted into a charming hotel. Near upscale shopping and the Spanish Steps. 29 rooms.

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Conciliazione 4 In close proximity to Saint Peter's Basilica, this property has air-conditioned rooms with Italian furnishings and tile flooring. 67 rooms.

Rome Extras Shared Sightseeing in Rome Imperial Rome (3 Hours) - $95

New! Market Tour & Cooking Class with Lunch

Food & Wine Experiences in Rome Private Taste of Italy (3 Hours) - from $75

Dinner in Local Roman Home - $235

Try classic flavors of central Italy like parmigiano reggiano at a local restaurant.

Create a memorable Roman evening, enjoying a traditional home-cooked meal and interesting conversation.

Select Gastronomic Walking Tour (3 Hours) - $139

Private Afternoon Walking with Wine Tasting (4.5 Hours) - $235

See the remains of ancient Rome such as the Forum and Colosseum.

Peruse some of the best food shops and lovely outdoor markets.

and Wine (5.5 Hours) - $189 After a stroll through the local market, spend a fun afternoon creating Roman dishes with Gianni & Cesare in their home.

An exploration of the Eternal City including a tasting of fine wine.

Hotel Transfers to/from: Shared Airport Shuttle - $45. Rail Station by Private Car - $49. Airport by Private Car - $65. Pier by Private Car - $159. Transfers Prices are per person, one-way, based on 1-2 passengers per vehicle.

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10 Hotel Dei Mellini 4 A refined hotel near the Vatican boasts rooms with a contemporary English design style and the latest facilities. 80 rooms.

13 hotel art 4 This hotel is housed in a converted chapel near the Piazza di Spagna. Chic fabrics and bright colors featured throughout. 46 rooms.

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14 Hotel DEGLI ARTISTI 4 Newly opened in 2016, this former convent turned into a stylish hotel offers a peaceful setting serving breakfast in its outdoor courtyard and refreshments on its rooftop terrace. 35 rooms.

Borgognoni 4 In the heart of the city, near the Spanish Steps, this 19th-century palazzo has been renovated into an elegant contemporary hotel. Restful interior garden. 50 rooms.

12 Sole Al Pantheon 4 Located across from the Pantheon, this intimate hotel that reflects its 15th-century heritage has been meticulously restored. 25 rooms.

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Discover a boutique-style hotel in an exclusive area of Via Veneto, near Villa Borghese, with elegantly furnished rooms. 65 rooms.

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A romantic townhouse hotel near the Colosseum features 2,000 year old ruins and a rooftop terrace with views of important sites. 12 rooms.

15 Hotel Fortyseven 4 Sample sophisticated dishes in the restaurant and enjoy pure relaxation at the wellness center of an elegant hotel with views of the Temple of Vesta and the Mouth of Truth. 47 rooms.

18 Inn at Spanish Steps

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This luxe boutique hotel offers exemplary accommodations near the Spanish Steps. Enjoy elegant décor and relaxation on the rooftop terrace. 24 rooms.

Rome Extras Private Sightseeing in Rome New! Private Panoramic Rome City Tour by “Ape Calessino” with Tastings (3 Hours) - $285 Explore scenic narrow

Select Sightseeing in Vatican City Semi-Private Vatican Museums (3 Hours) - $169

streets and gardens in this unique vehicle.

See the splendors of Vatican City with a small group. Max. 20 passengers. Departs Apr.-Oct.

Private Jewish Ghetto & Trastevere Tour (3 Hours) - $335

Shared & Select Sightseeing from Rome Tivoli Half Day Tour - $115 Revel in the beauty of two grand villa estates from two different ages.

Wander the piazzas and synagogues of the oldest Jewish community in Europe.

Select Pompeii & Sorrento Tour with Lunch (12 Hours) - $549

Private Assisi & Orvieto Full Day Tour - $535

Enjoy a walk through the charming streets of Sorrento, followed by a fascinating tour of Pompeii.

Behold the Etruscan town of Orvieto and walk the same streets as St. Francis of Assisi.

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Rome Luxury Hotels & Extras

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After a quick shot of espresso and a bit of gelato, grab a camera and take it to the streets for a photoshoot of a lifetime.

Handpicked Luxury Hotels

Price is Per Person, Double Occupancy

Includes • 2 Nights Accommodations • Private Classic Rome City Tour 5 Hotels from $465 | Extra Night from $195

• TripBuilder CityGuide • Daily Breakfast Nightly Rates Available 22 St Regis Grand 5 Deluxe This luxurious hotel adorned in frescoed ceilings and traditional wall murals is a short walk from the Trevi Fountain. 161 rooms.

19 Grand De La Hotel Minerve 5 A short walk from the Pantheon, this superior hotel offers contemporary décor with luxurious finishes. Meals with a view are enjoyed on the rooftop restaurant. 135 rooms.

20 Bernini Bristol 5 This former palace has been restored into a luxury hotel near Trevi Fountain. Rooms feature classic décor with modern touches. 127 rooms.

23 hotel de russie 5 Deluxe Located on Via Del Babuino, close to the Spanish Steps, this luxury hotel has striking views over Piazza del Popolo. Modern design respects the classical architecture of the historic building. 122 rooms.

21 Gran Melia Villa Agrippina 5 Discover the charm of villa life near the Vatican, blending rich history with elegant, modern interiors and amenities. 116 rooms.

24 EDEN 5 Deluxe This luxurious, classically-styled hotel perfectly positioned near the Spanish Steps and Villa Borghese was recently refurbished, with rooms featuring fine fabrics and elegant artwork. 98 rooms.

Rome Luxury Extras Private Sightseeing in Rome

Private Borghese Gallery Tour (3 Hours) - $249 | with Picnic Lunch in the Gardens - $429

Private Sightseeing from Civitavecchia Port

The collections of the Borghese Gallery are some of Rome’s finest. Includes a private picnic in the gardens with meats, cheeses, bread, fruits, wine and coffee.

Private Sightseeing in Vatican City Private Vatican Museums Tour & St. Peter’s Basilica (4 Hours) - $339

Admire the Vatican’s many world-famous treasures from the Sistine Chapel to St. Peter’s Basilica.

Private Sightseeing from Rome Private Roman Hills & Castelgandolfo Tour with Lunch at Pagnanelli's (6 Hours) - $485

An area popular among Romans due to the traditionally exceptional food in the villages of the area.

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New! Private Rome Walking Tour

with Cheese & Prosciutto Tasting (7 Hours) - $559

Take in the wonders of Rome by foot. At Parmaroma Restaurant, taste and learn more about Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and Prosciutto di Parma.

New! Private Ancient Ostia Tour (5 Hours) - $699

The ancient town of Ostia, the former port of Rome, is located at the mouth of the River Tiber, and is reached by a scenic drive along the coast.

Private Rome with Vatican & Colosseum Tour (9 Hours) - $925

For those cruise passengers who wish to explore Rome, this is the perfect introduction to the city’s most iconic religious and historic landmarks.

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Handpicked Hotels

Naples This prominent port city situated at the foot of Mount Vesuvius acts as the gateway to Southern Italy and boasts some of the country's most important museums.

Price is Per Person, Double Occupancy

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4 Hotels from $299 | Extra Night from $75 5 Hotels from $465 | Extra Night from $155

• 2 Nights Accommodations • Private Panoramic City Tour • Daily Breakfast

Mediterraneo 4 This modern hotel overlooking the Bay of Naples is situated in the heart of the city, close to many main attractions. 228 rooms.

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Palazzo Alabardieri 4 The rooms in this converted cloister located near Piazza del Plebiscito have stylish wall moldings and fine fabrics. 44 rooms.

Grand Hotel Vesuvio 5 Built in 1882, this ideally located hotel offers views of the Bay of Naples. Many of its rooms come with a balcony or terrace. 165 rooms.

Naples Extras Private Sightseeing in Naples

Private Naples Panoramic with Pizza & Sfogliatella Half Day Tour - $155

Private Taurasi Wine Tour (4.5 Hours) - $269

New! Private Cooking Class with Lunch & Wine Tasting in St. Agata de Goti Full Day Tour - $385

Private Pompeii or Herculaneum Half Day Tour - $269

Stunning views plus famous pizza and Sfogliatella pastries.

Head into a village in the heart of the Campania countryside to enjoy a hands-on cooking lesson and wine tasting in the Mustilli winery’s historical residence.

Private City Tour with Archeological Museum (7 Hours) - $399

Discover the hidden treasures of Naples including its Archaeological Museum, Includes one of the best in the world.

• 2 Nights Accommodations Private Sightseeing Naples • Private Panoramic from City Tour Private Naples & Vesuvius Full Day Tour - $199 • Daily Breakfast

A driver/sommelier guide shows four unique Irpinia wineries. Visit one of the preserved towns destroyed by Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD.

Private Pompeii & Wine Tasting at Mt. Vesuvius (6 Hours) - $385

The ruins of Pompeii is followed by wine tasting at the foot of Mt. Vesuvius.

Private Irpinia Wine Tasting Tour (9 Hours) - $419

An exploration of the Irpinia region’s most prestigious wineries, paired with tastings and a delectable, traditional lunch.

Private Pompeii, Positano & Amalfi Full Day Tour - $445

Visit historic sites before driving to Mt. Vesuvius for a climb to the crater.

A day of culture and history along the idyllic Amalfi Coast.

Private Sorrento & Positano Full Day Tour - $239

Private Pompeii & Vesuvius Tour (7 Hours) - $475

Journey to the enchanting city of Sorrento, overlooking the bay of Naples, and Positano, the jewel of the Amalfi coast.

See Pompeii’s ruins and climb Vesuvius’ crater, an interesting way to explore the sites along the Bay of Naples.

Private Positano, Amalfi & Ravello Full Day Tour - $249

Private Capri Full Day Tour - $489 | with Blue Grotto - $585

Enjoy an adventure along one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world.

Visit one of the loveliest islands in the world for a day of fun in the sun.

Private Naples Airport, Rail Station, Pier or Hotel Transfers to/from Naples - $45. Sorrento - $69. Sorrento Including Pompeii Tour and Lunch - $315. Positano - $99. Amalfi - $99. Capri Hotel with Escort - $299. Rome - $325. Private transfer rates are per person one-way, based on 1–2 passengers per vehicle. Supplements may apply between 8pm–7am. Most private tours listed can be done from any town on the Amalfi Coast, though costs may vary. Private tours can be done from hotels, the rail station, or port.

Beautiful Bay of Naples

An authentic Southern Italian city famous for its incomparable pizza is the ideal gateway to the Amalfi coast.

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• Private Arrival Transfer with Tour of Naples and Pizza • 2 Nights Naples • Private Pompeii and Sorrento Tour with Lunch • One 3-Course Dinner • Daily Breakfast 3 Days/2 Nights from $879 Restaurant

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Handpicked Hotels

Sorrento A beloved resort town since Roman times with a mild climate that boasts a stunning position in the Bay of Naples ideal for exploring the region's highlights.

Includes • 2 Nights Accommodations • Daily Breakfast

Price is Per Person, Double Occupancy

3 Hotels from $169 | Extra Night from $85 4 Hotels from $199 | Extra Night from $99 5 Hotels from $339 | Extra Night from $169

Nightly Rates Available Most hotels are closed Nov.-Mar. Some hotels require a 3-night minimum during peak summer months.

Villa Di Sorrento 3 This small, charming hotel in the center of town, just off Piazza Tasso, has comfortable rooms with Mediterranean décor. 21 rooms.

Villa Garden 4 A cozy family-run hotel on the cliffs overlooking the Bay of Naples, a 20-minute walk from town. 19 rooms.

La Favorita 5 A rooftop terrace offering grand views of the Bay of Naples is featured at a Neoclassical hotel in the heart of the historical quarter. 85 rooms.

Hotel Plaza 4 A convenient, green hotel offers warm, inviting interiors and views of the entire Gulf of Naples. 65 rooms.

Imperial Tramontano 4 An historic hotel set in a luscious park overlooking the sea features spacious, wellfurnished rooms. 116 rooms.

Bellevue Syrene 5 Discover a cliffside luxury hotel with a modern twist where the bright, cheery rooms boast large balconies. 50 rooms.

Hilton Sorrento Palace 4 Just a 15 minute walk from the town center and beach, find a Roman-themed hotel with 2 swimming pools. Many rooms offer balconies and seaviews. 377 rooms.

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Ambasciatori 5 Views of the sea accompany Neapolitan cuisine at this luxury hotel perched on a cliff above the Bay of Naples. 99 rooms.

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This traditional luxury hotel surrounded by beautiful gardens is situated on a cliff overlooking the Bay of Naples. 96 rooms.

Sorrento Extras Private Sorrento Coast Boat Excursion Half Day Boat Excursion - $715

Shared Sightseeing in/from Sorrento

Select Amalfi Coast with Lunch Full Day Tour - $135

Drive along this idyllic coast with stops in Positano and Amalfi. Departs May-Oct.

Cooking Class at Quanto Basta (3 Hours) - $179

Learn how to make the local cuisine with an enthusiastic chef.

Sorrento Countryside Tour with Cheese, Limoncello & Pizza Making (7 Hours) - $185 Spend a wonderful afternoon in the countryside sampling delicious local cheeses, cured meats, pizza, and limoncello.

A lovely tour along the coast enjoying the scenic panorama of the Gulf of Naples. Pricing for 1-7 passengers.

Candlelight Dinner on a Private Boat (4 Hours) - $789 An unforgettable romantic experience in the Bay of Naples savoring the beauty of this enchanted corner of the Mediterranean.

Private Sightseeing from Sorrento

Private Pompeii & Wine Tasting at Mt. Vesuvius (6 Hours) - $399 Step back in time on a visit to the ruins of Pompeii followed by wine tasting.

Private Sightseeing in Sorrento

Private Positano, Amalfi & Ravello Full Day Tour - $435

An enjoyable evening spent sampling several wines and local products at this newly opened enoteca in the historical center.

Private Positano & Marisa Cuomo Winery Tour with Lunch (7 Hours) - $499

Private Sorrento Gastronomic Walking Tour (2 Hours) - $145

Private Capri with Blue Grotto Full Day Tour - $565

New! Wine Tasting in a Local Enoteca (2 Hours) - $29

Explore Sorrento with the unique knowledge of a private guide.

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Panoramic views along a magnificent coastline, stopping in quaint villages. Combine the dramatic beauty of Positano with exquisite wines served in a cave cellar. Visit one of the most romantic and scenic islands in the world.

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Positano Hotels & Extras Rome

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Tyrrhenian Sea

Handpicked Hotels

Positano Said to be one of Italy’s most romantic locations with a dramatic cliffside location, Moorish architecture, and brilliantly-colored lush bougainvillea.

Includes • 2 Nights Accommodations • Daily Breakfast

Price is Per Person, Double Occupancy

3 Superior Hotels from $255 | Extra Night from $129 4 Hotels from $399 | Extra Night from $199 5 Hotels from $685 | Extra Night from $345

Nightly Rates Available Most hotels are closed Nov.-Mar. Some hotels require a 3-night minimum during peak summer months.

Savoia 3 Superior This family-run hotel located next to Mulini Square near the beach has rooms with vaulted ceilings and tiled floors. 39 rooms.

Palazzo Murat 4 This peaceful and intimate boutique property is furnished with antiques that once belonged to the King of Naples. 30 rooms.

Covo dei Saraceni 5 This family-run hotel offers panoramic views from its rooms, a seaside pool, and hands-on cooking classes. Steps from the beach and shopping. 68 rooms.

Hotel Ancora 4 A traditional-style hotel set on a cliff features seaview rooms boasting tiled floors. 18 rooms.

Buca di Bacco 4 Most rooms have seaviews at this centrally located traditional hotel a few steps from the beach. 54 rooms.

Le Sirenuse 5 Deluxe An elegant former private residence is now a prestigious family-owned hotel that is beautifully furnished in antiques. 63 rooms.

Eden Roc 4 All rooms at this delightful boutique hotel have sea views and are decorated with antiques. 25 rooms.

Le Agavi 4 Superior Built in cascading terraces, each bayview room at this property has a balcony. Located just outside of town. 70 rooms.

Il San Pietro 5 Deluxe Enjoy the most famous view of Positano at a luxury hotel with a private beach, fitness center, and Michelin-starred restaurant. Elegant rooms have terraces and sea views. 57 rooms.

Positano Extras Shared Sightseeing from Positano

New! Capri & Amalfi Coast Minicruise Full Day Tour - $119

Private Amalfi & Marisa Cuomo Winery Tour (7 Hours) - $399

A day boat trip to discover the beauty of the Amalfi Coast and the evocative Island of Capri.

Head to Furore to visit the prestigious Marisa Cuomo winery. Enjoy lunch at Ristorante Bacco, overlooking the spectacular blue sea.

New! Cooking Class with Lunch at Ristorante Il Ritrovo (5 Hours) - $209

Private Sunset Tour by Boat (1.5 Hours) - $399

Select Capri Full Day Tour - $235

Private Naples & Pompeii Tour (7 Hours) - $479

A beautiful day in Capri. Max. 20 passengers. Departs Apr.-Oct. Includes lunch.

Visit Naples and enjoy a visit to the town buried by Vesuvius in 79 AD.

Private Sightseeing from Positano

Private Capri Full Day Tour - $495 with Blue Grotto - $599

In the hills overlooking Positano, Chef Salvatore will show how to prepare fabulous Italian cuisine.

Private Pompeii Half Day Tour - $295

Enjoy an evening cruise watching the sun slowly dip into the sea while sipping a glass of Prosecco. Price is for 1-12 passengers.

Visit this town frozen in time by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD.

Visit one of the most romantic and scenic islands in the world with its picturesque bays and charming villages.

Private Amalfi & Ravello Tour (6 Hours) - $385

Private Paestum Full Day Tour - $599

Take in panoramic views along a magnificent stretch of coastline with stops in quaint villages.

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Amalfi & Ravello Romantic and scenic, these towns are classic honeymoon destinations for those desiring a quiet oasis full of sun-filled piazzas and inviting beaches.

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4 Hotels from $489 | Extra Night from $245 5 Hotels from $525 | Extra Night from $265

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- Amalfi Minimalist design and a neutral palate highlight incredible views of the bay from this modern luxury property housed in a 12th-century monastery. 53 rooms.

A 13th-century hotel with an unbeatable location. There are two restaurants and a large outdoor pool that sit above a reef. 45 rooms.

A short hydrofoil ride from either Naples or Sorrento, this island, long argued as the most romantic in the world, is home to the famous Blue Grotto. hotel villa ceseLle

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This hotel is ideally located near Piazzetta and the funicular railway. 4-night minimum required in Aug. 120 rooms.

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Nightly Rates Available Price is Per Person, Double Occupancy

3 Hotels from $249 | Extra Night from $125 4 Hotels from $315 | Extra Night from $155 5 Hotels from $699 | Extra Night from $349

• 2 Nights Accommodations • Daily Breakfast

Most hotels are closed Nov.-Mar. Some hotels require a 3-night minimum during peak summer months. Hotel Flora

A charming and intimate villa tucked inside a garden in the center of Anacapri features large rooms with vaulted ceilings. 12 rooms.

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Deluxe - Ravello

This 13th-century hotel perched on a sea-view cliff has an infinity pool, terraced gardens, and frescoed ceilings. 50 rooms.

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An intimate boutique hotel only steps from the Piazzetta with large floor-to-ceiling windows and sun-kissed terraces that offer views of the Gardens of Augustus. 24 rooms. Tiberio Palace

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- Capri A 19th-century property near the central Piazzetta offers elegant design rooms, a panoramic rooftop terrace, a Mediterranean restaurant, and a chic bar. 46 rooms.

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Capri Palace 5 Deluxe - Anacapri Featuring a Michelin-star restaurant, pool, spa center, and a furnished panoramic terrace, this hotel is half a mile from Anacapri’s shores. 78 rooms.

We also offer Cooking Classes in a Private Home and a Private Sunset Boat Ride. Visit our website or call us for more details. All prices are per person based on two passengers, unless noted



- Anacapri Each room at this luxury hotel has a private balcony where guests can enjoy the views from Anacapri over the Bay of Naples. 55 rooms.

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Southern Italy: Puglia

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Handpicked Hotels

Puglia

Bari, Fasano, Lecce, Matera, Monopoli & Ostuni

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This unique region rich in gastronomic delights sits between the Adriatic and Ionian Seas where olive groves and vineyards thrive.

4 Hotels from $299 | Extra Night from $139 5 Hotels from $499 | Extra Night from $255

• 2 Nights Accommodations • Daily Breakfast

Most hotels are closed Nov.-Mar. Some hotels require a 3-night minimum during peak summer months. don ferrante

Hotel Oriente 4 - Bari This palatial building in the heart of the city overlooks the Mediterranean just moments away from the famed Petruzzelli Theater. 75 rooms.

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A traditional farmhouse amidst olive groves near Pezze di Greco featuring wood-beamed ceilings and stone floors. 12 rooms.

A boutique hotel ideally located in Monopoli Old Town that was once an ancient fortress on the reef. Elegant rooms have stunning natural views of the Mediterranean. 13 rooms.

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Discover a Baroque urban resort with unique guestrooms built around a 17th-century private home. Olive trees surround the swimming pool in the sculpture garden. 16 rooms.

5 - Ostuni A tranquil garden, an ancient hall, reading lounges, solarium terraces, and a spa with a Turkish bath feature at this charming property housed in an historic 16th-century residence. 15 rooms.

This unique hotel is set in large caves that feature stone floors and antique furniture. A panoramic terrace overlooks Murgia National Park. 18 rooms.

5 - Monopoli

Puglia Extras Private Bari Walking Tour (2 Hours) - $129

Explore Bari with the special knowledge of a private guide.

New! Private Bari Walking Tour & Lunch in Local Home Half Day Tour - $195

After exploring Bari with a private guide, enjoy a delicious traditional lunch in a local home.

Private Ostuni & Olive Oil Half Day Tour - $355

Visit the “White City” of Ostuni and taste its famous olive oil.

New! Private Cooking Class with Ada Half Day Tour from Bari - $395 Just outside the city of Bari, arrive in the small town of Casamassima where Ada teaches how to cook a traditional meal from this area.

puglia food & wine Gastronomic heritage is the frame through which Imperial Castel del Monte, white washed Ostuni, lively Alberobello and many more, are seen, explored, and savored. This exclusive small group tour is offered from 2 to 18 people.

Private Alberobello Tour (3 Hours) - $475

Visit this charming town with its unique Trulli houses.

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New! Private Art, Meat & Wine Full Day Tour - $525

• Wine & Food Expert Tour Manager • Driver & Minicoach Transportation • 1 Night 4 Sextantio Hotel Diffuso, Matera • 2 Nights 4 Masseria Le Fabriche, Maruggio • 2 Nights 4 Masseria Montenapoleone, Fasano • 5 Dinners with Wine • 5 Lunches with Wine

Discover the Baroque town of Martina Franca, a delicious traditional barbecue lunch in Cisternino, and tastings of local wines in Locortondo.

New! Private Countryside Tour with Tastings & Traditional Lunch Full Day Tour - $539

Head into the countryside to taste local olive oils, fine wines and indulge in a lunch full of local specialties.

Many tours can be done from several different towns in Puglia. We offer additional tours & transfers.

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Florence This bustling Tuscan capital, considered the "Cradle of the Renaissance", offers visitors the best of the era's museums, gardens, and architecture.

Handpicked Hotels Price is Per Person, Double Occupancy

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• 2 Nights Accommodations • Semi-Private Walking Tour with Academy Museum (Apr.-Oct.) • TripBuilder CityGuide • Daily Breakfast (Unless Otherwise Noted) 3 Hotels from $289 | Extra Night from $89 4 Hotels from $399 | Extra Night from $149 5 Hotels from $499 | Extra Night from $199 Nightly Rates Available Price is per person, double occupancy

1 hotel aurora 3 A restored family-run Neoclassical property with comfortable accommodations and a relaxing garden near Santa Maria Novella Rail Station and the Duomo. 20 rooms.

2 Alba Palace 3 Three historic buildings near Santa Maria Novella Square have been restored into a cozy boutique hotel. 24 rooms.

3 Hotel Cellai

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This cozy hotel housed in a beautifully restored 18th-century building has public areas that are loaded with charm. 55 rooms.

4 Hotel della Signoria

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This quaint hotel is just steps from Ponte Vecchio. Enjoy breakfast on the lovely rooftop terrace. 27 rooms.

7 Hotel degli Orafi 4 An historic Florentine residence, located between the Uffizi and the Ponte Vecchio. 42 rooms.

5 Hotel Mulino 4 On the Arno River and just 20 minutes outside the city center, this hotel offers a free shuttle to town, lovely gardens, and an excellent restaurant and spa. 37 rooms.

8 forte 16 apartments 4 Located a short walk from all major sites, discover spacious, modern units. Guests enjoy a peaceful garden area and a rooftop offering 360 degree views of Florence. 44 units. Breakfast is not included.

6 Hotel Balestri 4 On the River Arno, and steps from the Uffizi Gallery, find a lovely hotel that underwent a complete refurbishment in 2014. 50 rooms.

9 Grand Hotel Minerva 4 Situated on the square, this classic hotel has spacious rooms with all amenities and a rooftop terrace pool. 99 rooms.

Florence Extras Shared Sightseeing in Florence

Shared Sightseeing from Florence

A fun way to see the main attractions of the city! Includes vintage bike and gelato.

Explore Pisa's famous leaning tower and see behind Lucca’s historic city walls.

Florence Grand Museo del Duomo (3 Hours) - $65

Legendary Fiat 500 Tour of Florence & Chianti (2.5 Hours) - $155

Pisa & Lucca Full Day Tour - $79

City by Bicycle Tour (2 Hours) - $39

An unforgettable tour of the monuments of Piazza del Duomo, a museum complex like none other in the world.

A fun experience driving a Fiat 500 through vineyards and olive groves.

Pizza & Gelato Making Class (3 Hours) - $75

Private Wine Tasting at Gustavino (3 Hours) - $49

Private Sightseeing in Florence

Learn how to perfect two iconic Italian dishes in one entertaining evening. Includes dinner and wine.

Enjoy an interesting evening of wine tasting in the cozy wine cellar of a traditional trattoria in Florence.

New! Select Gastronomic Walking Tour (3 Hours) - $129

Private Walking Tour (3 Hours) - $155 with Academy or Uffizi Gallery - $189

Explore the heart of Florence through tasting its various flavors, including a visit to the lively Mercado Centrale.

Visit central Florence’s most famous landmarks on foot.

Shared tours can be done on private basis for an additional cost. Additional tours available.

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15 Bernini Palace 5 An historic deluxe hotel furnished with antiques and all the modern comforts. Enjoy panoramic views from the rooftop terrace. 79 rooms.

18 Hotel Savoy 5 Deluxe Taste the best of Tuscan cooking and sip on the finest local wines at this luxury property on Piazza della Repubblica. Rooms are elegant yet contemporary with art inspired by Italian fashion. 102 rooms.

A luxury hotel located on the Arno River in the historical center features a Michelinstarred restaurant and spa. 107 rooms.

Originally a Byzantine tower and a medieval church, this elegant property is near the Duomo and the Uffizi Gallery. 96 rooms.

12 Hotel L’Orologio 4 A stylish hotel set right on the square, a short walk to museums and shopping, has themed rooms that highlight various watchmakers. 50 rooms.

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11 Santa Maria Novella 4 Rooms at this hotel are adorned with antiques. Located right on the square, close to the rail station, Duomo and shopping. 38 rooms.

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Florence Extras New! Private Chianti with Lunch & Wine Tasting Full Day Tour - $359

Private Sightseeing from Florence

Private Cooking Class in Countryside Villa (5 Hours) - $325 Select the freshest ingredients from the local market for a lunch prepared and enjoyed in a chef’s villa. Includes lunch and drinks.

Private Tuscany Wine & Cheese Full Day Tour - $349

Experience the flavors of the Chianti countryside while visiting family farms, wine cellars, and cheese producers.

New! Cinta Senese & Chianti with Light Lunch & Wine Tasting

Full Day Tour - $349

Explore the charming town of Greve in the heart of the Chianti region, visit a countryside farm for tastings of their cheeses, wines, and specialty meats from their Cinta Senese pigs, and end the day in the medieval village of Monteriggioni.

Spend a fabulous day in the Tuscan countryside where all roads lead to a wine cellar, castle, or farm. Enjoy a tasting of 5 wines and a delicious 3-course lunch.

Private Siena & San Gimignano Full Day Tour - $419

Visit these gems of medieval architecture while strolling through cobblestone streets and admiring the surrounding countryside. Includes lunch and wine tasting.

New! Private Pienza & Montalcino with Wine Tasting (9 Hours) - $449

Explore lovely Val d’Orcia, one of the most attractive areas in Tuscany. See Pienza, a lovely Renaissance town famous for pecorino cheese. Explore Montalcino and enjoy a tasting of Brunello wine.

Private Cinque Terre Tour with Lunch & Wine Tasting Full Day Tour - $559

Discover the “five lands” along the Italian Riviera whose beauty and charm are best accessed by foot, ferry, and/or train.

Private Hotel Transfers to/from Rail Station - $45. Airport - $55. Rome - $389. Private transfer prices are per person one-way, based on 1–2 passengers per vehicle. Restaurant

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Handpicked Hotels

Siena One of the iconic hilltop medieval cities of Tuscany welcomes visitors with its grand Piazza del Campo, narrow winding lanes, and spectacular Gothic architecture.

Includes • 2 Nights Accommodations • City Tour • Daily Breakfast

Price is Per Person, Double Occupancy

3 Superior Hotels from $189 | Extra Night from $69 4 Hotels from $215 | Extra Night from $89 5 Hotels from $469 | Extra Night from $215 Nightly Rates Available

Rates vary during the Palio Festival: Jul. 1-2 & Aug. 15-16. Most hotels are closed Nov.-Mar. Campo Regio Relais 4 A 16th-century bed and breakfast with a convenient location and views of Siena from a rooftop terrace. 6 rooms.

Palazzo Ravizza

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This family-run historic hotel with private garden and English bookstore is a perfect base for exploring the surrounding countryside. 38 rooms.

Grand Hotel Continental 5 This beautiful, ornate luxury hotel known for its excellent service is located in the city center, close to Piazza del Campo. 51 rooms.

Siena Extras Shared Sightseeing from Siena

Assisi, Cortona & Perugia (7 Hours) - $119

Taste this popular wine in the lovely vineyard where it was grown.

San Gimignano, Chianti & Montalcino (11 Hours) - $135

Admire the stunning landscapes of Tuscany and Umbria with ease!

Brunello di Montalcino (5 Hours) - $79

Venture into a paradise where vineyards and hearty country fare are abundant.

San Gimignano (5 Hours) - $79

Stroll the enchanting brick lanes of this medieval tower town set in a lovely rural setting.

Private Sightseeing from Siena

Carrara, Pisa & Lucca (12 Hours) - $109

A driving guide shows the lovely Val d’Orcia, one of the most attractive areas in Tuscany. See Montelpulciano, home of the “Vino Nobile”, Pienza, a lovely Renaissance town, and Montalcino, where a tasting of Brunello wine is enjoyed.

Learn about the marble art and architecture of the Renaissance.

New! Private Montepulciano, Pienza & Montalcino Full Day Tour - $429

Private Hotel Transfers to/from Florence - $135. Rome - $325. Private transfer prices are one-way per person, based on 1–2 passengers per vehicle. Additional tours available. All shared tours depart Apr.-Oct.

Palio experience in siena This unique experience reveals the essence and nature of the Sienese people. The rehearsal dinner with hundreds of “contradaioli” the night before the race is a delight. During the race, have an excellent position on a shaded balcony while enjoying snacks and beverages.

4 nights includes • 4 Nights Accommodations • 1 Traditional Tuscan Dinner • 1 Cooking Class Followed by Lunch with Chianti Wine • Siena Walking Tour with Local Guide • Tickets to Dress Rehearsal & Dinner in One of the Contrada’s Homes (Jul. 1st or Aug. 15th )

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• Tickets to Attend the Il Palio Parade and Race – with Local Palio Expert Guide for 3 Hours, Reserved Seats on a Balcony & a Buffet of Snacks & Drinks Before the Race • Daily Breakfast 5 Days/4 Nights from $2,199 All prices are per person based on two passengers, unless noted

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Tuscany & Umbria Tuscany Florence

Lucca Pisa

San Gimignano

Cortona

Montalcino

Perugia Assisi

Siena

Val d'Orcia

San Gimignano

Handpicked Hotels

TUSCANY & UMBRIA

San Gimignano, Lucca, Cortona, Assisi & Perugia - The ancient villages,

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ethereal landscapes, and picturesque vineyards of Tuscany and Umbria are legendary for their charm and heavenly cuisine. Hotel Pescille

• 2 Nights Accommodations • Daily Breakfast

3 Hotels from $175 | Extra Night from $95 4 Hotels from $199 | Extra Night from $99 4 Superior Hotels from $249 | Extra Night from $125 Nightly Rates Available

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Hotel San Francesco

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A beautiful, modernized farmhouse on the outskirts of town is set in a quiet and panoramic location. 50 rooms.



Hotel San Michele

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Hotel Giotto



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4 - Assisi

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Falconiere

Brufani Palace

This hilltop property, just outside of town, offers grand views and rooms that are split among the original villa and the new borgo. Excellent spa facilities. 78 rooms.

In a great location in the center of town with views of the Umbrian hills, find an elegant hotel with comfortable rooms, modern amenities, and a fullservice spa. 83 rooms.

In the heart of Cortona, find a romantic 15th-century property with antique furnishings and terrace. 43 rooms.

Discover a restored 12th-century townhouse in the center of the historic district tastefully decorated with period furnishings and all modern conveniences. 12 rooms.



- Assisi Views of Basilica di San Francesco and the Umbrian countryside feature in this ideally located hotel. 24 rooms.

- Lucca A simple, modern hotel housed in a medieval palace convenient for exploring the major sites of Lucca. 26 rooms.

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Villa San Paolo

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4 Superior - Perugia

4 Superior - Cortona

Located in the heart of town, this historic luxury hotel has amazing views of the Umbrian countryside. 94 rooms.

A splendid 17th-century manor with a Michelinstarred restaurant and luxury spa. 22 rooms.

Tuscany & Umbria Extras Sightseeing from San Gimignano

Private Sightseeing from Lucca Cooking Class with Dinner (6 Hours) - $185

Private Bike & Wine Tour with Lunch (6 Hours) - $335

Learn the secrets of Tuscan cooking in a family kitchen. Enjoy the results along with tastings of the family’s olive oil and various wines.

A pleasant bike ride through seasonal flowers, fruit trees, and olive groves leads to an organic farm and winery.

Private Sightseeing from San Gimignano

Private Countryside Wine Tour (6 Hours) - $355

Private Cinta Senese & Chianti Tour Full Day Tour - $299

Drive through the hills outside of Lucca to discover two of the best wineries of the area, famous also for their extra virgin oil production.

Visit a farm specialized in “cinta senese” breeding. After, enjoy a light lunch based on several pork dishes accompanied by Chianti wines produced on the premises. Restaurant

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Villa Discoveries of Tuscany & Umbria Diverse, charming accommodations from remote romantic hideaways to historic properties once inhabited by nobility. Some offer cooking classes, others produce wine, creating the perfect opportunity to interact with locals and learn about the flavors of Italy.

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Departs Daily Apr.-Oct.

• Chosen Area Guidebook, Map • 3 Nights Accommodations & Suggested Itineraries • Three 3-Course Dinners • 4-Day Compact Manual Car Rental • Daily Breakfast Additional nights available. We strongly suggest reserving at least 3 months before arrival, especially for the months of May and Sep. Private drivers available. We do not offer private villa rentals.

1 Il Palagetto 3 - San Gimignano A cozy property nestled in the hills of the Tuscan countryside, a short drive from San Gimignano, offering organic homegrown meals and delicious wines. Enjoy wonderful views while relaxing by the outdoor pool. 8 rooms. Villa Discovery from $675

4 La Lucciolaia

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Surrounded by their vineyards, this wineproducing property offers elegant furnishings, a panoramic swimming pool, and unforgettable views of San Gimignano. 13 rooms. Villa Discovery from $775

2 Il Castello 3 - Proceno A restored medieval castle boasts spacious rooms with a cozy fireplace, a gourmet restaurant, and a large garden featuring a swimming pool. 14 rooms. Villa Discovery from $675

5 Castello di Leonina 4 - Siena This 13th-century castle set in Asciano has beautiful views of the hills and features a restaurant with terrace, wellness center, and swimming pool. 21 rooms. Villa Discovery from $985

3 Pieve a Salti 3 - Buonconvento South of Siena, this enchanting estate on more than 400 acres offers a variety of activities and experiences to keep the whole family entertained. 30 rooms. Villa Discovery from $675

6 Villa Il Castagno 4 - Vagliagli A charming villa surrounded by Chianti countryside offering comfortable rooms, a traditional restaurant, and panoramic views from its outdoor swimming pool. 10 rooms. Villa Discovery from $985

Exploring the charming towns sprinkled across the rolling hills of the Tuscan and Umbrian countryside is best done with the freedom of a rental car. Depending on the itinerary, pick up and drop off the rental car at the same location, or continue the journey with a flexible one-way rental (some restrictions apply). There are several rental locations within Tuscany and Umbria including Chiusi, Florence, Lucca, Orvieto, Perugia, Pisa, and Siena. Keep in mind that locations in the smaller towns may be closed on Sundays. For those who prefer not to drive themselves, we also offer private drivers to transfer to/from the villa and to take guests on sightseeing excursions.

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Culinary Vacations in Tuscany & Umbria

Villa & Cooking Discovery

Villa & Wine Discovery

3 nights Villa discovery includes

3 nights Villa discovery includes

Departs Daily Apr.-Oct .

Departs Daily Apr.-Oct.

• Chosen Area Guidebook, Map • 3 Nights Accommodations & Suggested Itineraries • Three 3-Course Dinners • 4-Day Compact Manual Car Rental • Daily Breakfast

• Chosen Area Guidebook, • 3 Nights Accommodations Map & Suggested Itineraries • Three 3-Course Dinners* • 4-Day Compact Manual Car Rental • Daily Breakfast

VILLA & Cooking Discovery Add-on Includes

VILLA & Wine Discovery Add-on Includes

• 2 Hands-On Cooking Classes • 1 Wine Tasting

• 2 Wine Tastings plus Light Lunch - One at a Wine-Producing Villa, One at a Nearby Winery • Bottle of Wine in Room

Available at Borgo Il Mandoleto, Fattoria Valle, Villa Cicolina, and Osteria dell’Orcia.

Available at Villa Trequanda, Borgo Casa al Vento, Torraccia di Chiusi, and Podere Brizio. *Wine Discovery vacation includes only 2 dinners.

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3 Superior - Trequanda

Surrounded by lush greenery, this resort offers a pool, free fitness center, and classic-style furnishings along with wood-beamed ceilings. 9 rooms. Villa Discovery from $775 Villa & Cooking Discovery from $1,075

In the heart of Southern Tuscany, this 17th-century farmhouse is now a lovely villa decorated with period antiques. 22 rooms. Villa Discovery from $775 Villa & Wine Discovery from $839

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3 Superior - Gaiole in Chianti

This inviting villa is nestled amongst vineyards. Chef Francesco introduces the flavors of Tuscany. 13 rooms. Villa Discovery from $775 Villa & Cooking Discovery from $1,075

Family-run, organic wine producing farmhouse featuring a wellness center, restaurant, and a panoramic pool. 18 rooms. Villa Discovery from $775 Villa & Wine Discovery from $839 13 Torraccia di Chiusi

9 Villa Cicolina 4 - Montepulciano Chefs Franca and Angela, the owners of this lovely garden villa, invite guests to learn about Tuscan cuisine. 8 rooms. Villa Discovery from $985 Villa & Cooking Discovery from $1,229

3 Superior - San Gimignano

An historic country manor and organic farm offering simple accommodations, local cuisine, and views of the Tuscan Hills. 11 rooms. Villa Discovery from $775 Villa & Wine Discovery from $839

10 Osteria dell’Orcia 4 - Bagno Vignoni A former 15th-century post office located in the UNESCO-protected Val d'Orcia Nature Reserve offers a pool and a restaurant with an extensive wine list. 16 rooms. Villa Discovery from $985 Villa & Cooking Discovery from $1,229

Tuscany and Umbria are the ideal destinations for lovers of food, wine, and nature. Try our Cooking Discovery Add-on to learn and appreciate the traditional methods of preparing Tuscan meals. Restaurant

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14 podere brizio 4 - Montalcino Newly opened, this lovely wine-producing villa near Montalcino is surrounded by olive groves and vineyards. Guests enjoy a gourmet restaurant, outdoor pool, and spa. 12 rooms. Villa Discovery from $985 Villa & Wine Discovery from $1,039

Our Wine Discovery Add-on allows for a stay at a wine-producing villa and a visit of a nearby winery to try the best varietals of the region.

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Italian Countryside

Romantic Tuscan Escape

Taste of Tuscany

Relaxation, gourmet meals, and wonderful spa treatments await in the picturesque Chianti countryside.

Relax in the thermal hotsprings of the ancient hilltop village of Bagno Vignoni before discovering local specialties in the historic towns of Pienza and Montalcino.

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• 2 Nights Accommodations • 1 Candlelight Dinner • 1 Massage

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Departs Daily Apr.-Oct

• 3 Nights Accommodations plus Two 3-Course Dinners • 1 Cooking Class • 1 Wine Tasting

• 3-Day Compact Manual Car Rental • Daily Breakfast

3 Days/2 Nights from $875

• Cheese Farm Visit with Tasting • 4-Day Compact Manual Car Rental • Daily Breakfast

4 Days/3 Nights from $999

Castel Monastero 5 - Castelnuovo Berardenga This luxury property offers scenic vistas of the village square and vineyards. Dine at either stellar on-site restaurant. 75 rooms.

Locanda del Loggiato

3 Superior - Bagno Vignoni

This 14th-century bed and breakfast overlooks quaint Bagno Vignoni village in beautiful Val d’Orcia National Park. 8 rooms.

Talamone Castle

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Discover the unique and peaceful region of Maremma. Its tranquil countryside, nearby sandy beaches and gourmet food and wine offer a perfect holiday for couples or families.

• 3 Nights Accommodations • Private Tuscany Tour with Lunch & Wine Tasting

Departs Daily Apr. – Oct.

• 1 Wine Tasting • 4-Day Compact Manual Car Rental • Daily Breakfast

4 Days/3 Nights from $1,199

Tenuta La Badiola

4 Superior - Castiglione della Pescaia

A former summer residence located in a delightful natural setting of rolling hills carpeted in olive groves and vineyards. Guests enjoy luxurious rooms in a peaceful setting. 14 rooms.

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L’Andana

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An enchanting resort surrounded by cypresses and maritime pines with an elegant spa, Michelin-starred restaurant, wine cellar, and driving range. 33 rooms.

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Lake Iseo Erbusco

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Florence Castelnuovo Berardenga

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Montalcino Bagno Vignoni

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Explore the Franciacorta wine region, just a few minutes drive from Lake Iseo, the perfect setting to take in beautiful views, try new wines, and enjoy countryside relaxation.

While surrounded by vineyards and olive groves, explore the charming Tuscan towns of Pienza, Montalcino, and Montepulciano, to discover the local cheeses and wines of the picturesque Val d’Orcia countryside.

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Departs Daily Apr.-Oct

• Private Arrival Transfer from Milan • 3 Nights Accommodations

• Private Lake Iseo & Franciacorta Wine Region Tour • One 3-Course Dinner • 1 Wine Tasting • Daily Breakfast

4 Days/3 Nights from $1,265

3 nights includes • 3 Nights Accommodations • Private Siena Tour • 1 Wine Tasting • 1 Cheese Farm Visit with Tastings

Discover off-the-beaten-path locations while experiencing the freedom of leisurely meandering through winding country roads via Vespa.

3 nights includes

Departs Daily Apr.-Oct

• Arrival & Departure Transfers • 3 Nights Accommodations • 4-Day Vespa Rental (Shared by 2 People)

• Luggage Transfers • 1 Spa Entrance • Road Maps & Guidebooks • Daily Breakfast

We Now Offer Several Itineraries in Tuscany.

4 Days/3 Nights from $799 Requires pre-excursion overnight or early arrival. If passengers prefer to ride solo, additional Vespa rentals are also available. This package is best suited for individuals with scooter riding experience. Restaurant

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L'Albereta Relais & Chateaux 5 - Erbusco A charming resort in the verdant hills of Franciacorta with a stunning terrace overlooking Lake Iseo features a fine dining restaurant, a tennis court, bike rental, and luxurious wellness spa. 57 rooms.

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L'Olmo 4 Superior - Pienza This charming relais sits atop a gentle hill overlooking the town of Pienza. Guests enjoy a wine cellar, heated outdoor pool, and suites that boast parquet floors and garden or pool views. 7 rooms.

Tuscany Hiking Short Break Explore valleys, vineyards, and hilltop towns on foot. Begin in the lovely medieval town of Montalcino, home of the famous Brunello wine, followed by nights in a countryside villa enjoying home-cooked meals and peaceful evenings.

3 nights includes

Departs Daily Apr.-Oct.

• Arrival & Departure Transfers • 1 Night Montalcino • 2 Nights Countryside Villa

• 2 Tuscan Dinners • Luggage Transfer • Daily Breakfast

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Venice Hotels & Extras

Venice Leave the map at home and get lost along one of countless meandering back streets and mysterious alleyways frequented by locals and lovers of art, history, and architecture.

Handpicked Hotels

Price is Per Person, Double Occupancy

Includes • 2 Nights Accommodations • Semi-Private Walking Tour with Doge’s Palace (Apr.-Oct.) • TripBuilder CityGuide • Daily Breakfast 3 Hotels from $279 | Extra Night from $85 4 Hotels from $345 | Extra Night from $115 5 Hotels from $599 | Extra Night from $245 Nightly Rates Available 1 bel sito 3 Across from Santa Maria del Giglio Church near Piazza San Marco, find rooms that overlook the church’s façade, or the hotel's inner courtyard. 34 rooms.

4 Giorgione 4 An historic property full of charm, near the Rialto bridge in a quiet neighborhood, has a peaceful interior courtyard. 76 rooms.

7 Hotel Ai Mori D’Oriente 4 Housed in a former historical palace, this charming property in a quiet residential area near the Jewish ghetto features Venetian-Moorish interior design. 21 rooms.

2 Nuovo Teson 3 These comfortable accommodations are in an ideal location overlooking St. Mark’s basin. The charming dining hall overlooks a small Venetian courtyard. 26 rooms.

5 Ca’dei Conti 4 This romantic property overlooking a small canal in the heart of Venice, not far from the Bridge of Sighs, features a charming rooftop terrace. 32 rooms.

8 American Dinesen 4 Set in an antique 17th-century palace a few steps from the Grand Canal, this hotel has rooms with modern furnishings, some featuring balconies. 30 rooms.

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6 Kette 4 Find an elegant hotel in a 16th-century building located on a small canal near Piazza San Marco with a private water taxi entrance. 63 rooms.

9 Palazzo Paruta 4 A Venetian palace turned into a lovely boutique hotel near Campo Sant’Stefano featuring elegant décor, an inner courtyard, and antique furnishings. 15 rooms.

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A 16th-century building decorated in antique furnishings within walking distance from Piazza San Marco features a panoramic terrace and sculpture garden. 12 rooms.

Venice Extras Shared Sightseeing in Venice

Private Padua & Verona Tour (9 Hours) - $565

Experience some of the city’s lesser known sites.

Shared Sightseeing from Venice

Spend an enjoyable day discovering these ancient Renaissance towns of Veneto.

Discover Venice (2.5 Hours) - $85

Three Islands by Boat Tour (3.5 Hours) - $39

Absolute Venice Tour (3.5 Hours) - $115

See stunning icons with entrances to St. Mark’s Basilica and the Ducal Palace.

Private Sightseeing in Venice

Private Gondola Ride with Appetizers (30 min) - $149 The classic way to experience Venice!

Private Secret Venice Walking Tour (2 Hours) - $159

Discover some of the most charming areas of Venice, often overlooked.

Private Afternoon Walking Tour with Bàcari Visits (2 Hours) - $165

Combine art and gastronomic tradition by seeing masterpieces by famous Venetian artists with stops at local wine bars along the way.

Private Market Tour & Cooking Class (4.5 Hours) - $485

Enjoy a stroll through the Rialto Market to gather the ingredients then prepare a wonderful Venetian lunch.

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Admire the glasswork of Murano, lace of Burano, and the architecture of Torcello, in one fun afternoon.

Private Sightseeing from Venice

Private Murano & Burano Half Day Tour - $455

Let a private guide introduce the artisans of the Venetian Lagoon, where glass and lace have been crafted for hundreds of years.

Private Valdobbiadene Region Tour & Wine Tasting (6 Hours) - $529 Relax in splendid wine country where the famous “prosecco” is produced.

Private Hotel Transfers to/from Santa Lucia Rail Station - $105. Cruise Port - $125. Airport - $145. Private transfer rates are per person one-way based on 2 passengers and include private water taxi and English-speaking escort throughout. Porterage of luggage is not included. Supplements may apply between 8pm–7am, for excess luggage, and in some cases to hotels without waterdoor.

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This magnificent Gothic palazzo is located in the heart of the city near the Basilica dei Frari and Scuola Grande di San Rocco in the San Polo district. 15 rooms.

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17 Bauer palazzo 5 One of the most prestigious Venice hotels boasts luxurious décor with fine fabrics and Art Deco furnishings. Private water taxi entrance. 191 rooms.

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In a superb location near Piazza San Marco, discover a property with rooms that are tastefully decorated and have all the modern comforts. 99 rooms.

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13 Hotel L’Orologio 4 Modern, minimalist rooms in an historic building in Riva de l'Ogio, in the San Polo district, where guests find some of the most interesting attractions of the city. 17 rooms.

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12 Palace Bonvecchiati 4 Discover a contemporary hotel in the heart of Venice, just steps from Piazza San Marco. 70 rooms.

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11 Hotel A La Commedia 4 This charming hotel between Rialto Bridge and Piazza San Marco features rooms with luxurious fabrics and furnishings. 35 rooms.

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Located in a quiet area between Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge, find fresh contemporary designs and elegant Venetian finishes at a luxurious hotel. 165 rooms.



An elegant hotel just off Piazza San Marco near the Grand Canal. Marble lobby, Murano chandeliers, and grand piano bar. Private water taxi entrance. 109 rooms.

Pearl of the Dolomites Cortina d’Ampezzo

The most famous and fashionable of Italian ski resorts is an outdoor lover's paradise and an easy extension from Venice. Scenic hiking and biking tours are a great way to see this beautiful region during the summer months.

3 nights includes

Departs Daily Jun. 17-Sep. 15 from Venice

• Roundtrip Transportation from Venice • 3 Nights Accommodations • One 4-Course Dinner • Daily Breakfast 4 Days/3 Nights from $849

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Bologna & Verona Hotels

Handpicked Hotels

Bologna Sample some of the culinary specialties of the region lovingly nicknamed “the rich, the wise & the fat,” including Bolognese sauce, tortellini, lasagna, and cappelletti.

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• 2 Nights Accommodations • Private Art & Gourmet Walking Tour • Daily Breakfast

Hotel Orologio 3 This warm hotel is in a trafficfree area overlooking Piazza Maggiore square. All rooms have dark-wood furniture and marble bathrooms. 34 rooms.

3 Hotels from $375 | Extra Night from $95 4 Hotels from $455 | Extra Night from $169 5 Hotels from $499 | Extra Night from $199

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Equally famous for its ancient Roman amphitheater as for being the romantic backdrop of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet.

Grand Hotel Majestic 5 In an ideal location that's perfect for exploring the city, this elegant hotel is a contemporary blend of antique furnishings and modern amenities. 124 rooms.

Corona D’Oro 4 Located in the historical center, discover a charming art hotel that exudes elegance. Rooms are warm and inviting. Closed in Aug. 35 rooms.

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Verona

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4 Superior

Price is Per Person, Double Occupancy

3 Hotels from $395 | Extra Night from $129 4 Superior Hotels from $475 | Extra Night from $169 5 Hotels from $499 | Extra Night from $199

• 2 Nights Accommodations • Private Walking Tour • Daily Breakfast

Hotel Giulietta E Romeo 3 A centrally located classic hotel a short walk from the Arena and Juliet’s balcony. The breakfast room opens onto a terrace. 30 rooms.



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This 14th-century palace offers rooms with pastel-colored walls and handmade furniture in the heart of Verona. 70 rooms.

due torri 5 A luxury hotel in the heart of the historical center near Juliet's famous balcony and the arena. Spacious and elegant guest rooms. 90 rooms.

Bologna &Verona Extras Private Tours in/from Bologna

Private Tours in/from Verona

Uncover the secrets of Bolognese cuisine in this fun, hands-on course.

A walking tour combining art and the eno-gastronomic tradition of this lovely city, known all over the world for Romeo and Juliet’s love story.

Private Cooking Class at Rita's Place (4.5 Hours) - $429 Private Cheese & Motors Full Day Tour - $445

Visit an organic farm to taste their delicious Parmigiano cheese, see a private Maserati collection, and experience the Ferrari museum.

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New! Private Gastronomic Walking Tour (2.5 Hours) - $165

Private Amarone & Valpolicella Wine Region (4.5 Hours) - $299 See an area famous for vineyards, villas, and churches. Includes two wine tastings.

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Milan, Lake Garda & Lake Maggiore Hotels Stresa

Gargnano Milan Sirmione

Lake Maggiore

Handpicked Hotels

Milan Recognized internationally as one of the world's most important fashion capitals as well as its shopping and art scene, including Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper.

Includes • 2 Nights Accommodations • City Tour • Daily Breakfast

Bologna

Price is Per Person, Double Occupancy Note: Trade Fair supplements apply

3 Hotels from $319 | Extra Night from $99 4 Hotels from $499 | Extra Night from $185 5 Deluxe Hotels from $599 | Extra Night from $235 Nightly Rates Available

Starhotels Rosa Grand 4 Just a short walk to the La Scala Theater, this elegant hotel is decorated with designer touches. 327 rooms.

Fenice 3 A palatial façade is coupled with spacious, stylish interiors in Corso Buenos Aires. Rooms come with free wifi and parquet flooring. 46 rooms.

Lake Garda Verona

Carlton Hotel Baglioni

5 Deluxe

A luxury boutique hotel on Via della Spiga boasts a library, spa, popular café, and modern Italian cuisine. Rooms are classically designed. 89 rooms.

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At the base of the Dolomites, Lake Garda is rich in natural beauty. Sirmione, a Roman spa town, still boasts natural hot springs.

The second-largest lake in Italy is famous for the lovely resort town of Stresa and beautiful gardens boasting exotic plants.

Handpicked Hotels Includes

Ambergris Caye

Price is Per Person, Double Occupancy Most Hotels Are Closed Nov.-Feb.

• 2 Nights Accommodations

• Daily Breakfast

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Price is Per Person, Double Occupancy Most Hotels Are Closed Nov.-Feb.

• 2 Nights Accommodations

• Daily Breakfast

3 Hotels from $199 | Extra Night from $95 5 Hotels from $465 | Extra Night from $229

5 Hotels from $499 | Extra Night from $259

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Handpicked Hotels

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Villa Cortine Palace 5 Located in a secluded area, this property is near the beach and Sirmione's historic quarter with beautiful gardens, a pool, a tennis court, and a private pier. 54 rooms.

Casali della Cisterna 3 This 18th-century building is surrounded by a private park that overlooks the lake. Guests enjoy a free private beach area and elegant rooms with lake views. 12 rooms.

lefay resort & SPA 5 Inside a natural park in the heart of the spectacular and renowned “Riviera dei Limoni,” discover a resort surrounded by gentle hills. Natural terraces featuring olive trees overlook the lake. 90 rooms.

Villa Aminta 5 A luxurious wellness center, private beach, and outdoor heated swimming pool overlook the Borromean Islands on the shores of Lake Maggiore. 72 rooms.

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Northern Italy: Lake Como Switzerland Tremezzo Lugano Stresa

Menaggio Bellagio

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Como Griante Cernobbio Lake Como Lake Maggiore Milan

Handpicked Hotels

Lake Como

Bellagio, Como, Menaggio & Tremezzo

For over a century, a popular destination with mountain vistas and elegant resort towns. Travel by boat to fully experience the beauty of the region.

Includes • 2 Nights Accommodations • Daily Breakfast

Price is Per Person, Double Occupancy Nightly Rates Available

3 Hotels from $229 | Extra Night from $115 4 Hotels from $299 | Extra Night from $149 5 Hotels from $599 | Extra Night from $299

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Serbelloni 5 - Bellagio Discover a prestigious grand hotel, well-situated with panoramic views of the lake and the distant Alps. 85 rooms.

Superior - Como In a panoramic position, find a lakefront hotel just a mile outside the city center with a romantic 18th-century atmosphere. All rooms have lake views. 45 rooms.

Hotel Metropole & Suisse 3 Superior - Como In the heart of Como, this 1892 hotel was renovated with modern comforts in traditional Italian style. 71 rooms.

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Grand Hotel Tremezzo 5 Deluxe - Tremezzo This turn-of-the-century hotel overlooking Lake Como and a private park boasts many luxurious amenities. 100 rooms.

A mid 19th-century villa surrounded by a private park nestled amongst picturesque villages. The swimming pool overlooks the lake. 85 rooms.

Hotel Metropole

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A charming hotel in the center of town with breathtaking views from the terrace. 42 rooms.

Hotel Belvedere



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Panoramic views are the highlight of this 19th-century hotel with spa services, restaurant with terrace, and private garden with pool and hot tub. 64 rooms.

4 - Menaggio

This Art Nouveau design hotel has international cuisine on a panoramic terrace, lush gardens, and a swimming pool. Some rooms have balconies. 53 rooms.

4 - Como

A landmark hotel on the shore of Lake Como, near the center of town. Rooms are furnished in lively colors and plush fabrics. 42 rooms.

Lake Como Extras Private Sightseeing in Como

Private Boat Rental (3 Hours) Seats 1-5 - $149 Enjoy time out on the lake in an open-air boat.

Private Como Walking Tour (2 Hours) - $155

Tour the lovely town of Como and take the funicular up to Brunate for amazing panoramic views of the lake.

Lovely Lake Como

Private Lake Como By Car Half Day Tour - $245

Admire the spectacular scenery that northern Italy has to offer.

Enjoy the stunning scenery around Lake Como, where many of the historic villas are now owned by the rich and famous.

2 nights includes

Private Lugano Tour (5 Hours) - $279

Departs Daily Apr.-Oct.

• 2 Nights Accommodations • Private Lake Como by Ferry Tour • One 3-Course Dinner • Daily Breakfast 3 Days/2 Nights from $699

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Private Sightseeing from Como

Venture north into Switzerland, land of mountains and chocolate. Stroll the quaint streets of Lugano with a driving escort.

Private Lake by Ferry Full Day Tour - $425

Take in the beautiful scenery as a guide makes the history of the villas on the lake come alive plus visits and free time in the charming towns of Bellagio and Varenna.

Private Milan Tour (6 Hours) - $529

From the spectacular Duomo with its gothic steeples to the houses of high Italian fashion, Milan is a mecca for aesthetics.

Sightseeing in Bellagio

Private Wine Tasting (1 Hour) - $59

Tasting session of 3 local wines in a cozy local wine bar.

Cooking Experience (4 Hours) - $299

Pick ingredients from the garden and enjoy a handson pasta cooking class with an award-winning chef in a home-like atmosphere.

Private Transfers to/from Como Rail Station - Como Hotel - $55. Malpensa Airport - Como Hotel - $115. Private transfer prices are per person one-way, based on 1–2 passengers per vehicle. Supplements apply between 9pm–7am. Additional tours available. Most tours can also be offered from Menaggio and Tremezzo, though prices vary. All prices are per person based on two passengers, unless noted

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Northern Italy: Piedmont Lake Orta

Turin Bra Barolo

Handpicked Hotels

Piedmont

Turin & Wine Country

In the foothills of the great Alps mountain range, discover the region that is the birthplace of many iconic Italian wines such as Barolo and Barbaresco.

includes • 2 Nights Accommodations • Daily Breakfast

Pollenzo Asti Barbaresco Benevello

Gavi Borgomale Genoa Alba

Departs Daily Apr.-Oct.

3 Hotels from $169 | Extra Night from $85 4 Hotels from $235 | Extra Night from 115 4 Superior Hotels from $275 | Extra Night from $135 Nightly Rates Available

Albergo all’Agenzia

Relais Montemarino

Villa D’Amelia

3 - Borgomale

4 - Pollenzo

An indoor pool with views of the Piedmont hills features in this renovated 19th-century farmhouse with large windows. 27 rooms.

A beautifully restructured neo-Gothic country estate with an excellent restaurant, Gastronomic University, and Wine Bank. 47 rooms.

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Starhotels Majestic

A restored farmhouse on a large property overlooks the countryside. Guests enjoy a spa and a Michelin-starred restaurant that serves local cuisine. 37 rooms. Grand Hotel Sitea

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Near Piazza San Carlo, an elegant property boasting marble bathrooms and a traditional restaurant with seasonal garden dining. 120 rooms.

Located opposite the rail station, find a traditional hotel featuring a liberty skylight and a beautiful crystal chandelier in Le Regine restaurant. 161 rooms.

An 18th-century farmhouse set in the hills of Monterotondo di Gavi offers views of the surrounding vineyards and woods. 28 rooms.



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We also offer: Private Sweets Walking • Private Langhe Countryside • Private Gourmet • Private King for a Day. Additional tours also available.

Lake Orta Experience the ethereal quality of the secret sibling to the more touristy Lake Como and explore the island of San Giulio to marvel at its captivating Basilica and Monastery.

2 nights includes

Ambergris DepartsCaye Daily

• 2 Nights Accommodations • Private Orta City & Island of San Giulio Tour • Daily Breakfast 3 Days/2 Nights from $549

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Explore Lake Orta from a romantic villa with a luxury spa and traditional Italian furnishings in rich tones that decorate spacious rooms. 14 rooms.

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Taste the best food and wine offerings of one of Italy's most stunning regions.

4 nights includes

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Departs Daily

• Private Arrival Transfer • 2 Nights Turin • Private Turin Gastronomic Walking Tour • Private Transfer to Langhe Including Tour with Lunch & Wine Tasting

• 2 Nights Langhe • 1 Cooking Class • Daily Breakfast

5 Days/4 Nights from $1,289 Air-Conditioning

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Northern Italy: Cinque Terre & Portovenere

Cinque Terre

3 nights includes

Monterosso, Vernazza & Riomaggiore

Roam idyllic small towns that cling to the hillside above the sea. Once accessible only by water, now connected by frequent local trains or ferry boats. La Perle delle Cinque

Le Giare

• 3 Nights Accommodations • Private Cinque Terre Tour • 1-Day Cinque Terre Pass

• One 3-Course Dinner (in Monterosso Hotels Only) • Daily Breakfast

4 Days/3 Nights from $699

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Terre 3 - Vernazza This charming B&B with fresh décor and friendly service is located just a 5-minute walk from the beach and train station in Vernazza. 6 rooms.

Departs Daily Apr.-Oct.

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Hotel Margherita

3 - Monterosso

This B&B offers comfortable accommodations with tiled floors and free wifi throughout in a property near the rail station. 4 rooms.



Hotel Porto Roca

4 - Monterosso

A modern hotel located in the heart of town not far from the beach. 31 rooms.

Portovenere

Most Hotels are Closed Nov.-Feb.

• 3 Nights Accommodations • Private Cinque Terre Tour plus Pass • Daily Breakfast

4 Days/3 Nights from $769

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Hotel Paradiso 3 This lovely seafront hotel features views overlooking the Gulf. Decorated in Mediterranean style, all guest rooms have a view of the sea. 21 rooms.

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A traditional hotel atop the hill overlooking Monterosso’s Old Town with comfortable guestrooms and a new outdoor infinity pool. 40 rooms.

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A picture-perfect Italian Riviera town known for its surrounding sea caves and medieval streets that lead to rocky promontory churches and a castle.

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A villa set in an exclusive location, between the hills and sea, where guests can watch dramatic sunsets from the hotel terrace. 12 rooms.

In the heart of Monterosso, discover a family-run B&B that offers air conditioned rooms and a buffet breakfast including homemade cake. 5 rooms.

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Grand Hotel Portovenere 4 Superior Overlooking the picturesque village of Portovenere, this former 17th-century monastery has been completely renovated into a beautiful seafront hotel. 54 rooms.

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Italian Riviera: Santa Margherita & Portofino Santa Margherita Ligure

Rapallo Sestri Levante Monterosso Gulf of Cinque Terre Genoa Portovenere Riomaggiore Portofino Lucca Corniglia Pisa

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Handpicked Hotels

Explore the Italian Riviera and Cinque Terre from this scenic town world-renowned for stunning beaches adorned with colorful buildings tucked into lush hillsides.

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Price is Per Person, Double Occupancy

4 Hotels from $319 | Extra Night from $159 5 Hotels from $565 | Extra Night from $279

• 2 Nights Accommodations • Daily Breakfast

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Hotel Santa Margherita

Laurin 4 All of the rooms in this centrally located hotel on the yacht quay have sea views, with most featuring balconies. 43 rooms.

Grand Hotel Miramare 5 An elegant seafront hotel offering comfortable rooms with either garden or sea view. Guests enjoy a spa and private beach. 84 rooms.

Palace 4 A lounge bar and contemporary designer furniture are the features at this boutique hotel near the rail station. 26 rooms.

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Portofino Walk the charming streets of a beautiful resort town famous for its picturesque harbor that is popular amongst the rich and famous.

Includes • 2 Nights Accommodations • Daily Breakfast

Price is Per Person, Double Occupancy

4 Hotels from $375 | Extra Night from $189 4 Superior Hotels from $775 | Extra Night from $385 5 Deluxe Hotels from $1,099 | Extra Night from $549 Nightly Rates Available

Splendido Mare

Hotel Piccolo 4 Nestled on a beautiful slope of the Ligurian coast, this former villa with a bar and panoramic terraces has a private rocky beach. 23 rooms.

Manarola Tuscany

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An elegant hotel overlooking the piazzetta where most rooms offer balconies or terraces with views of the harbor. 16 rooms.

Hotel Splendido

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This luxury hotel on a hillside above the picturesque harbor features a wellness center. Most rooms offer balconies or terraces with sea views. 60 rooms.

Italian Riviera Extras Private Sightseeing in/from Santa Margherita

Private Sightseeing in/from Portofino

Discover small resort towns and villages. Stroll the seafront promenades and shops.

Enjoy a most visually beautiful evening while watching the sun slowly dip into the sea.

Private Cinque Terre Full Day Tour - $539

Private Genoa & Camogli Full Day Tour - $499

Private Portofino, San Fruttuoso & Rapallo Full Day Tour - $285

A local guide shows the beauty of these five villages clinging to the cliff overlooking a stunning blue sea.

Private Sunset & Prosecco Tour by Wooden Boat (1.5 Hours) - $289

Spend the day exploring the important port town of Genoa and strolling the colorful narrow streets of the village of Camogli.

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Western Sicily: Palermo & Agrigento

Sicily

Agrigento, Catania, Palermo, Ragusa, Siracusa & Taormina With fascinating history, rich traditions, and vibrant cuisine, the island of Sicily is as diverse as it is ancient. Take in the breathtaking views of Mt. Etna, Europe’s largest and still-active volcano.

Handpicked Hotels

Price is Per Person, Double Occupancy

Includes • 2 Nights Accommodations • Daily Breakfast 3 Hotels from $129 | Extra Night from $69 4 Hotels from $189 | Extra Night from $95 5 Hotels from $245 | Extra Night from $169 Nightly Rates Available Palazzo Brunaccini

Piazza Borsa

Baglio della Luna Foresteria

Hotel 3 - Palermo Located in the popular quarter of Ballaro, this boutique hotel offers charming public areas, spacious rooms, and an outdoor patio area. 18 rooms.

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Principe di Villafranca

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This contemporary hotel with an art theme in the center of Palermo has authentic Sicilian cuisine in its highly rated in-house restaurant. 32 rooms.

- Palermo In the historical district, this Art Deco styled hotel dates back to the 15th-century but has been recently renovated and offers large rooms and a lovely courtyard. 127 rooms.

Careful restoration salvaged this 13th-century structure, now a cozy hotel with a private beach and a terrace that overlooks the Valley of Temples. 23 rooms.

Hotel Villa Athena

Grand Hotel Villa Igiea

5 - Agrigento

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Located in the Valley of the Temples, this 18th-century villa features panoramic restaurants and rooms with marble bathrooms. 27 rooms.

Situated in a tropical garden on the edge of the bay, this luxury hotel with Greek ruins on its grounds is renowned for its food and service. 100 rooms.

Sicily Extras Private Sightseeing in/from Palermo

Private Palermo Walking Tour (2 Hours) - $139

Private Erice & Marsala Tour with Local Tastings Full Day Tour - $595

Enjoy a relaxed walk through the heart of this vibrant city, seeing Arab-style street markets, fountains, and medieval and Baroque-style churches.

Private Palermo Market Tour & Cooking Class (4.5 Hours) - $259

Visit the medieval villages of western Sicily, enjoying the famous local specialties such as Genovese cakes and wines of Marsala. Includes lunch.

Private Sightseeing from Agrigento

Visit one of Palermo’s historic markets to acquire the ingredients for a feast. Sample local delicacies and benefit from the expertise of a local chef while preparing and enjoying a traditional Sicilian lunch.

Private Corleone and the Royal Hunting Lodge Half Day Tour - $299 Experience the real Sicilian countryside enroute to Ficuzza, the Bourbon kings’ hunting lodge, before heading to nearby Corleone, featured in Frances Ford Coppola’s film “The Godfather”.

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Private Valley of Temples Tour (2 Hours) - $229

Explore one of the oldest Greek settlements in Sicily with some of the best kept temples.

Private Valley of Temples and Kolymbetra Garden Half Day Tour - $389

Enjoy a visit to one of the oldest Greek settlements in Sicily before enjoying a picnic in the ancient citrus groves of Kolymbetra Gardens.

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Taormina The Greek Theater

Catania Agrigento

Piazza Armerina Caltagirone

Valley of Temples

Siracusa Ragusa

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Mediterranean Sea

Pozzallo Island of Malta

Hotel Isabella



Masseria della Volpe

A sleek modern hotel with a spectacular hillside setting features a beautiful outdoor pool with terrace. All rooms have balconies and seaviews. 100 rooms.

Surrounded by citrus groves and olive trees, find a property offering a heated outdoor pool, wellness center, and fine dining. 22 rooms.

Monte Tauro

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4 - Taormina

Bright and traditional décor outfit this lovely hotel. Take in views of Sicily’s picturesque coastline from the roof terrace, where daily breakfast is served. 32 rooms.

Villa Schuler 3 - Taormina A charming family-run boutique hotel located in a quiet park offers a panoramic position with breathtaking views. Some rooms have balconies. 27 rooms.

San Domenico Palace

Hotel Villa Diodoro 4 - Taormina This amenity-laden hotel boasts vibrant Italian interiors and beautiful Mediterranean views. 102 rooms.

Grand Hotel Ortigia

4 - Noto

Hotel Il Principe

5 - Taormina

4 - Catania

This former monastery surrounded by a lovely terraced garden is in a superb setting with marvelous views. 108 rooms.

4 - Siracusa



A piano bar and rooms with parquet floors and elegant furnishings are found in a hotel surrounded by Baroque architecture. 80 rooms.



Donna Carmela



4 - Riposto/Catania

This countryside property offers elegant guest rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, wine cellar, and gourmet restaurant. 26 Rooms.

This seafront hotel with wellappointed rooms and public areas features a rooftop terrace overlooking the harbor. 58 rooms.

Sicily Extras Sightseeing in/from Taormina

Private Godfather Steps Tour (5 Hours) - $339

Market Tour & Cooking Class with Lunch (5.5 Hours) - $135 An introduction to the secrets of Sicilian cooking with the guidance of a local chef. Shop in the market before preparing and enjoying a meal.

Discover the sites of the Godfather with stops at the famous “Bar Vitelli”, the Church of Santa Lucia, and a visit to the Cappuccini Monastery.

Private Walking Tour of Taormina (3.5 Hours) - $169

Private Mt. Etna & Barone di Villagrande Winery Full Day Tour - $379

A lovely resort famous for its Greek Theater founded in the 4th-century B.C. is perched on the side of a mountain, offering up spectacular views of the sea.

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Visit Mt. Etna before venturing on to the small village of Milo and the Barone di Villagrande Winery.

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Recommended Vacations & Regional Highlights in Sicily

Monreale

Palermo

Lago Arancio

Mt. Etna Taormina Riposto Catania

Sambuca

Selinunte Menfi

Agrigento

Noto

Ragusa Modica

sicily food & Wine

7 nights includes

Palermo, Menfi, Noto & Mt. Etna

All over Sicily, the curious find architecture, landscapes, cultures, and customs from many different civilizations who shared the wealth of a land blessed by nature, enriching it with their own essence. Nowhere than in the local food is all of this more evident. This is an introduction to Sicily’s secret world, a world where Greek love for beauty, Roman ingenuity, Arab engineering, and Spanish opulence are all connected, as pieces of an intricate puzzle, by the flavors of a cuisine that touches the heart as if it had always been part of it.

8 Days/7 Nights from $3,695

Departs Apr.10, May 1, Oct. 6 & Nov. 3

• 1 Pastry Tasting • 1 Wine Tasting with Local Product Tastings • 2 Nights 4 Masseria della Volpe • 1 Chocolate Tasting • 1 Night 4 Donna Carmela • Entrance Fees to Monreale Cathedral, Selinunte Archaeological Area, Valley of the Temples, and Greek Theater in Taormina • Daily Breakfast

• 8-Day Wine & Food Expert Tour Manager • 8-Day Driver & Minicoach • 1 Night 4 Principe di Villafranca in Palermo • 7 Dinners with Wine • 1 Street Food Tasting • 1 Cooking Class with Lunch • 1 Cheese Tasting • 3 Nights 4 La Foresteria Planeta Estate • 1 Cocktail & Buffet in Agrigento • 2 Wine Tastings with Lunch

Vacation based on an exclusive small group experience with a max of 14 passengers.

Sicilian Countryside Escape Enjoy peaceful countryside relaxation at a wine resort with nearby beaches and excellent gastronomy. Cook traditional Sicilian food and take easy day trips to visit nearby ancient towns.

Discover Charming CefalÙ An incredibly beautiful beach within walking distance of one of the greatest examples of Arab-Norman architecture is found in a charming medieval fisherman's village.

3 nights includes

Departs Daily Apr.-Oct. from Palermo

• Private Roundtrip Transfers Between Palermo and CefalÙ • 3 Nights Accommodations • Private Palermo & Monreale Tour • 1 Lunch with Wine Tasting • Private Walking Tour of CefalÙ • Daily Breakfast 4 Days/3 Nights from $1,999

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• 4-Day Compact Manual Car Rental • Daily Breakfast

4 Days/3 Nights from $1,099

Nightly Rates Available La Foresteria Planeta Estate

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- Menfi A lovely property offering wine tasting, cooking courses, rooms surrounded by gardens, an outdoor swimming pool, and a Turkish bath. 14 rooms.

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• 3 Nights Accommodations • 1 Hands-On Cooking Lesson • 1 Wine Tasting

La Plumeria 4 This historical building with an interior courtyard is located in the center of town just steps to the Cathedral and the sea. All rooms feature balconies. 10 rooms.

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Ambergris Caye

3 nights includes

Regional Highlights

Verdura Resort 5 - Sciacca Set on over a mile of private Mediterranean coastline, with three golf courses, an infinity pool, tennis courts, a world-class spa, four restaurants, and five bars. 203 rooms.

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MALTA

Malta Hotels & Extras Introducing a new destination that is a perfect pairing with the historical greatness of Sicily. The oldest known human structures on earth are just the tip of the mythic iceberg on this island full of towers, temples, and beautiful terrain.

Ionian Sea

SICiLY

Pozzallo

Planning tips for MALTA Language: Maltese and English

Gozo

Time Zone: Six hours ahead of U.S. Eastern Standard Time.

Sliema St. Julian's

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Mosta Mdina

Entry Requirements for U.S. Citizens: Passport is required. Visa is not required for touristic purposes (max. stay 3 months).

VALLETTA MALTA

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MALTA Diverse charm found in a seaside resort (Sliema), a medieval walled city (Mdina), an exciting capital (Valletta), and a lively coastal gem (St. Julian's).

Includes

Price is Per Person, Double Occupancy

3 Hotels from $155 | Extra Night from $45 4 Hotels from $179 | Extra Night from $55 5 Hotels from $425 | Extra Night from $135

• Arrival Transfer • 3 Nights Accommodations • Daily Breakfast

Alexandra Hotel

Mediterranean Sea

Nightly Rates Available

victoria hotel 4 - Sliema This is a recently renovated iconic hotel located in Sliema whose design incorporates the grace of the Victorian era with the elegance of contemporary design. 137 rooms.

phoenicia 5 - Valletta Opened in 1947 and newly refurbished, this 1920s-style hotel next to the Triton Fountain features a heated outdoor pool overlooking the harbor. 136 rooms.

hotel marina 4

PALACE HOTEL

- St. Julian's

4 Superior - Sliema

xara palace 5 - Mdina A beautifully restored 17th-century palace reflecting its former status as the home of a noble family. Individually designed suites have antique furniture and enjoy magnificent views. 17 rooms.

3 - St. Julian's

A modern hotel with rustic accents located near the beach offers rooms with balconies, a rooftop swimming pool, and a terrace with views of the Mediterranean Sea. 145 rooms.

Overlooking the striking St. George’s Bay, find a property with a private beach and rooms that benefit from stunning views of the crystal blue sea. 200 rooms.

A relatively small, boutique city hotel located in the cosmopolitan town of Sliema a short walk away from the Promenade and the seaside. 151 rooms.

Malta Extras Tale of Three Cities Half Day Tour - $45

Megalithic Temples of Malta Half Day Tour - $45

Mdina, Rabat & Mosta Half Day Tour - $45

Valletta Half Day City Tour - $59

Explore narrow streets shaded by historic buildings and churches. Includes a tour of the grand harbor on a “fregatina” – a traditional Maltese taxi boat. See Malta’s old capital city located in the center of the island. Located on one of Malta’s highest plateaus, one can enjoy spectacular views of the whole island.

The pre-historic temples of Malta are collectively inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Visit two of the most important temples, Hagar Qim and Mnajdra. Malta’s capital city is named after Grandmaster Jean de la Valette. It was built after the Great Siege of 1565 and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Private Transfers to/from Airport $39. Private tours available for an additional cost. Restaurant

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