Wings Over the World itineraries feature private charter flights between destinations, allowing you the convenience of visiting remote places with less time spent getting there.
Arrive Lisbon, Portugal
Arrive in Lisbon, where you are met and transferred to your hotel in the city center. Tonight, join your Resident Tour Director and fellow guests for a briefing followed by a welcome dinner.
Lisbon | Private Dinner with Fado Performance
Begin your city tour with a visit to the National Coach Museum, to see ceremonial and promenade vehicles from the 17th to 19th centuries. Proceed to the Jeronimos Monastery to admire its Manueline-style architecture, and then tour the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum. Tonight, experience the magic of Portugal’s ancient Fado tradition over dinner.
Sintra | Romantic Castles by the Sea
Travel just outside Lisbon today to Sintra, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its stunning 19th-century monuments. Tour the National Palace of Portugal, the best-preserved medieval royal residence in the country, and then proceed to the Pena Palace, decorated with vivid colors and evocative stone carvings. Return to Lisbon to enjoy time at leisure.
Barcelona, Spain | A City Rich in History
Fly by private charter aircraft to sunny Barcelona. Take in the views from the hill of Montjuïc, and then ride the cable car to the port and enjoy lunch beside the sea. Afterward, join your local guide for a walking tour of winding cobblestone streets in the Gothic Quarter and the Palau de la Música Catalana, an architectural triumph of Art Nouveau.
Barcelona | Gaudí’s Magnificent Wonder
View the Barcelona Pavilion, and then discover the Sagrada Família, a spectacular basilica designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí. Enjoy your afternoon at leisure, perhaps stopping for lunch in the Central Market, also known as La Boqueria, free to explore the city. Tonight, gather for a flavorful tapas experience and a flamenco performance.
Figueres | Birthplace of Salvador Dalí
Travel overland to Figueres, where you tour the Salvador Dalí Theater-Museum, designed by Dalí himself and considered the world’s largest surrealist object. Continue to Girona, a city that boasts Romanesque towers, medieval stone ramparts and a cathedral with the widest Gothic nave in the world. Explore the charming old Jewish Quarter and visit the medieval Arab baths before returning to Barcelona.
Monaco | Life on the Côte d’Azur
This morning, your privately chartered aircraft whisks you to Nice, where you visit St. Paul de Vence, a village perched high above the sea that was once home to artist Marc Chagall. Walk its narrow streets, enjoy lunch as you soak in the views and play a friendly game of petanque with the locals. Proceed to Monte Carlo in Monaco, arriving at your hotel, located just steps from the storied casino. Tonight, enjoy exclusive private entry to the Prince’s Palace, followed by dinner.
Monaco | Charms of the French Riviera
Enjoy a scenic drive with breathtaking views en route to the delightful villages of Eze and Beaulieu-sur-Mer. Next, explore the marvelous gardens of the Rothschild’s Villa Ephrussi. Then, privately visit an olive farm for a tasting of the oil pressed there, and meet the owner, a noted author.
Naples, Italy/Sorrento | A Glimpse Into History
Fly by private charter aircraft to Naples. On arrival, visit the historic city center for lunch at a traditional Neopolitan pizzeria. Afterward, tour the National Archaeological Museum to view many of the treasures excavated from Pompeii and Herculaneum. Later, travel to the coastal town of Sorrento and settle into your hotel.
Amalfi Coast | Design Your Day
Discover the Amalfi Coast your way, personalizing your travel experience to suit your own interests by choosing from four Design Your Day activities.
DESIGN YOUR DAY | Select from these options
- Receive a Cooking Lesson in Ravello
Enjoy a hands-on lesson in fine Italian cuisine at a cooking class in Ravello, followed by lunch, and then return to your hotel in Sorrento, cruising by ferry along the stunning Amalfi Coast.
- Villa Visit & a Ceramics Master Class in Ravello
Immerse yourself in authentic Amalfi Coast living with a visit to magnificent Villa Cimbrone, followed by a ceramics masterclass in Ravello, lunch at a local restaurant and a scenic ferry-ride down the coast.
- Hike the “Path of the Gods”
Get up and away from the pack on an active hike along what the locals call the “Path of the Gods,” traversing narrow trails high above the Amalfi Coast, passing hillside vineyards, wildflowers and stone houses, and gazing down at the vibrant blue sea. Savor a well-earned lunch before ferrying back to Sorrento.
- Luxuriate on a Day at Leisure
Stay in Sorrento for a day at leisure at your luxurious hotel, enjoying complimentary credit for spa services or lunch — or both.
Return to your luxurious hotel for an evening at leisure.
Pompeii & Dubrovnik, Croatia | Across the Adriatic
Journey to historic Pompeii for a tour of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, where the daily life of ancient Italy was frozen in time by ash and debris from an eruption of nearby Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. Then, fly to Dubrovnik by privately chartered aircraft, where you ride a cable car up Mount Srd for a Scenic Sundowner with stunning views over the sea. Return to Dubrovnik for dinner.
Dubrovnik | Silk Weavers Visit
Stroll in Dubrovnik with your local guide to see the Franciscan monastery, Dubrovnik Cathedral and the Rector’s Palace, a masterpiece of secular architecture. Later, watch silk weavers at work in Konavle, before enjoying the rest of your day at leisure.
Dubrovnik | Private Cruise of the Elafiti Islands
Cruise by private pleasure craft on a leisurely day-long excursion to the Elafiti Islands, exploring idyllic villages nestled among forested hills. Tonight, gather for a farewell dinner.
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to board your departing flight.
A spring departure of this journey with alternative sightseeing is available. View journey.