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Luxury Small Group Journeys

Italian Treasures: Rome, Florence & Venice 2020


9 days from $9,495

Limited to 18 guests

Experience the glories of Rome, from the Trevi Fountain to the Sistine Chapel; enjoy a wine tasting in Tuscany; visit the Uffizi Gallery and savor delectable traditional cuisine in Florence; and revel in the history and romance of Venice.

A&K Advantages

Explore inspiring Italy, enjoying firsthand looks at legendary masterpieces and unrivaled insider access to historical sites

Behold great works by Botticelli, Raphael and Da Vinci in the Uffizi Gallery, and Michelangelo’s David at the Accademia

Enjoy exclusive access to an architectural restoration project in Florence that is supported by A&K Philanthropy

Make an A&K-exclusive visit to one of Venice’s only remaining gondola builders

Stop for a wine tasting in Tuscany on an artisan visit

Dine at a farm-to-table restaurant in Florence for a Chef’s Table culinary experience

Itinerary at a Glance

DAY 1
Arrive Rome, Italy
DAY 2
Rome | Essence of the Eternal City
DAY 3
Rome | Artistic Masterpieces
DAY 4
Florence | Tuscan Landscapes & Wine Tasting
DAY 5
Florence | Design Your Day
DAY 6
Florence | Uffizi Gallery & Farm-to-Table Dinner
DAY 7
Venice | Private Murano Glass Visit
DAY 8
Venice | Exclusive Gondola Workshop Visit
DAY 9
Depart Venice

Travel Privately with A&K | For a private journey consider Tailor Made Italy: The Vatican to Venice. Contact A&K for more details.

DAY 1
Arrive Rome, Italy

Arrive in Rome, where you are met and transferred to your hotel. Tonight, join your Resident Tour Director for dinner at the hotel.

The St. Regis Rome
Meals: Dinner
DAY 2
Rome | Essence of the Eternal City

Today, discover the Eternal City, starting at the Palatine Hill, where your local guide brings to life the city’s origin. Pass the Arch of Constantine to visit the mighty Colosseum, built in AD 80. After lunch at a local restaurant, stop at the Campo de Fiori, one of Rome’s thriving markets. Visit the Piazza Navona, dominated by the Baroque Fountain of the Four Rivers, and continue to the Pantheon, with its large Corinthian columns. Later, enjoy a moment at the Trevi Fountain and the picturesque Spanish Steps. Finish your day at the Vatican this evening with special after-hours entry to the Vatican Museums, where you admire the stunning artworks on display.

The St. Regis Rome
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 3
Rome | Artistic Masterpieces

Begin in Vatican City, visiting St. Peter’s Basilica to view the poignant Pietà of Michelangelo and Bernini’s exuberant Baldaquin. Behold the Sistine Chapel with its glorious frescoes, and then proceed to the Montemartini Museum, home to a grand collection of ancient statues depicting early Roman life. This afternoon, enjoy time at leisure. Later, get a hands-on feel for an Italian culinary tradition, when you take part in a pizza-making class in a top Roman neighborhood pizzeria.

The St. Regis Rome
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 4
Florence | Tuscan Landscapes & Wine Tasting

Drive to Florence, roaming through the sun-splashed Tuscan countryside. Along the way, stop at a distinctive winery for a guided tasting of Brunello di Montalcino and a light lunch. Continue to Florence and visit the Accademia, home to Michelangelo’s David.

Hotel Savoy
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 5
Florence | Design Your Day

Today, enjoy one of these Design Your Day activities.

Journey to Pisa to view its famed Leaning Tower and enjoy a guided tour of the inspiring 11th-century Duomo.

Explore Florence by Bike, cycling with a local guide who expertly reveals this birthplace of the Renaissance.

Enjoy a Shopping Excursion to the Mall Firenze to browse its superb selection, followed by lunch.

Enjoy lunch on whichever option you choose. Spend your evening at leisure.

Hotel Savoy
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 6
Florence | Uffizi Gallery & Farm-to-Table Dinner

Join a local art specialist for a guided tour of the Uffizi Gallery, admiring such striking masterworks as Botticelli’s Birth of Venus and Da Vinci’s Annunciation. Next, visit the Cappella di San Luca of the Basilica della Santissima Annunziata to meet with the art restorer working on the precious Renaissance art within, a project supported by A&K Philanthropy. Dine at a local Tuscan-style restaurant on a delectable Chef’s Table experience.

Hotel Savoy
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 7
Venice | Private Murano Glass Visit

Board an Italian express train, crossing the Appennines to the broad valley of the Po and onward to Venice. Upon arrival, begin with a guided visit to the city’s former Jewish Ghetto. Next, embark by private launch to the island of Murano, home of Venice’s glassmaking tradition, to tour the Murano Glass Museum and visit a small atelier (workshop). Check in to your hotel.

Belmond Hotel Cipriani
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 8
Venice | Exclusive Gondola Workshop Visit

Discover one of Venice’s only remaining gondola workshops, to learn about this ancient craft on an A&K-exclusive experience. Cross the Grand Canal to St. Mark’s Square and visit the Doge’s Palace. Then, behold the mosaics at St. Mark’s Basilica. Tonight, after a Scenic Sundowner overlooking the Venetian Lagoon, gather for a farewell dinner.

Belmond Hotel Cipriani
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 9
Depart Venice

Transfer by boat to the airport and depart.

Meals: Breakfast

Travel Privately with A&K | For a private journey consider Tailor Made Italy: The Vatican to Venice. Contact A&K for more details.


Prices are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy.

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  • Jun 04 - Jun 12
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  • Jun 11 - Jun 19
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  • Jul 02 - Jul 10
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  • Sep 03 - Sep 11
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  • Sep 24 - Oct 02
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  • Oct 08 - Oct 16
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  • Oct 22 - Oct 30
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Journey Details

Minimum age is 10 years.

First group event: welcome briefing at 6:30 p.m. on Day 1.

Last group event: farewell dinner at 7:30 p.m. on Day 8.

Departures are guaranteed to operate with a minimum of 2 guests.

Travel Privately with A&K | For a private journey consider Tailor Made Italy: The Vatican to Venice. Contact A&K for more details.


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