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Essence of Italy (2018)

Connections Boutique Group Journeys: Boutique-style travel in inspiring destinations

Limited to 24 guests
Days: 11  |  From: $6,995

Begin with a Roman tour of the Colosseum and Campo de Fiori, then explore Florence and its Uffizi Gallery with an expert guide, the coastal Cinque Terre and the many lavish treasures of Venice.

A&K Advantages

  • Traverse soul-stirring Italy on a journey to its most remarkable regions, experiencing A&K access and the best of la bella vita
  • In Rome's historic Trastevere district, enjoy wine tasting and dinner at the home of a local resident
  • Learn the secrets of Florentine cuisine in an Italian cooking class guided by a chef
  • Get a taste of local life with a visit to the buzzy market district around Venice's Rialto Bridge
  • Tour a family-owned balsamic vinegar factory, sampling this regional favorite before lunch
  • 19 meals, with 10 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 5 dinners

Itinerary at a Glance

Essence of Italy


Days 2-3: ROME / Ancient City & Holy See

Days 4-6: FLORENCE / The Renaissance & Tuscany

Day 7: LUCCA / Roman Remnants

Day 8: CINQUE TERRE / Beauty Along the Coast

Days 9-10: VENICE / Palaces & Canals


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Extend Your Journey | Enhance your journey with a pre-tour extension to the Amalfi Coast (4 days, from $2,495)

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