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Enter in Venice in a true style! Your Concierge will greet you and together with your private boat you will reach your hotel entering the lagoon island in a real style. You then will be assisted with check-in procedures, run through your itinerary and answer any questions you may have. Your concierge will ensure your holiday is running smoothly and to your complete gratification. Your local representative is available on the ground to make sure your travel arrangements run flawlessly. He/she is there to assist you and available on the phone for any questions you may have.
Take a stroll today of the highlights of Venice together with your local Guide who will avoid you to get lost through its narrow alleys. You will be dazzled by the visit to the Basilica with its shimmering, precious gold-leaf mosaics and items such as the “Golden Cloth” displayed behind the altar, continue then to visit the in-Doge’s Palace, the “city hall” where the laws were made, the courtrooms, and eventually you will cross the most-celebrated icon of Venice, the Bridge of Sighs, to go deep inside the Venice Prisons. Evening gondola ride. In the early evening your Concierge will wait to bring you to enjoy your awaiting Gondola. The magic of this unique city will come alive as you glide by gondola down the shimmering Grand Canal and float quietly down inner canals spanned by tiny romantic bridges - you will get lost in this beautiful labyrinth of land and water. Taking a gondola ride in Venice gives you a completely different perspective of the city than exploring it on foot. They have been a tradition in Venice for centuries. Initially used to transport goods down the narrow canals of Venice, today gondolas are primarily used for sightseeing and ceremonial functions.
Set out your hotel and leave with your private motor launch to Piazzale Roma where your private car will be waiting for you to privately transfer you to your hotel in Verona. In the early afternoon let your local guide introduce you to one of the most romantic cities. Verona owes its romantic reputation to Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, which was set here. Your tour will include Piazza delle Erbe, Juliet's House and the Roman Arena, one of the largest and finest preserved amphitheatres.
You cannot leave Veneto without experience the romantic hills of the outskirt of Verona. The vineyards of the Valpolicella region begin just outside the city of Verona, the region produces only red wines, and although its reputation suffered in the past as the kind of cheap vino you would order in a pizzeria, today it is producing some of Italy's finest. Today’s wine experience will take you to a very specific area of Valpolicella: Sant’Ambrogio. Sant’Ambrogio is one of the five towns that constitute Valpolicella Classica, the historical wine producing region of Amarone, Recioto and Ripasso. Visit of Villa Monteleone, a small winery owned by Ms Lucia Raimondi who was led here almost twenty years ago by her passion for wine. You will visit to the drying center and to the barrique cellar. At Villa Monteleone they are using both the French oak barrique and the more traditional 600 and 1000 literes casks. Taste their products Valpolicella Classico, Valpolicella Superiore Ripasso, Amarone and Recioto. After a leisurely lunch we suggest to tasta some local restaurants in San Giorgio, a small village on the hill overlooking Sant’Ambrogio and the whole Valpolicella. Continue with your experience with a visit of the Maroni’s third generation wine makers vinery. Meroni’s Amarone is one of the longest ageing in Valpolicella, even 5-6 years in wood and one in bottle. Meroni’s Amarone is called “Velluto”, meaning velvet in Italian, and if you taste it, you will immediately understand why.
Spend you morning at leisure wander around the narrow streets of Verona maybe have some shopping before heading out in the early afternoon to your next destination the scenic Tuscan Countryside. Let your private chauffeur drives you to your hotel. The remainder of your day is at your own leisure. You just may want to relax at your hotel.
Venture out today with your private driver-guide into the romantic Chianti region. Chianti is an area of about 150.000 acres divided between the provinces of Florence and Sienna. The whole area is surrounded by unsurpassable beauty. Each corner of its Countryside deserves a special look or picture. Chianti, of course means wine, red wine to be more precise. Enjoy a wine tasting at the Famous Castello di Verrazzano where the famous explorer was born before continuing to a real Tuscan Experience: visit the famous butcher Dario Cecchini. The "Poet of Fiorentina", the famous Tuscany T-Bone steak, as it is often called, he really does his job, every day, including Sundays, you find him behind the counter of his butcher shop in the heart of Chianti, Panzano. The counter is raised, and Dario, also because of his imposing stature, looks like a giant smiling, always available to talk, to joke, that dispenses taste of "Chianti Butter" (lard cream flavored with herbs and spices) and " Sushi of Chianti "(joke of raw meat) accompanied by recitation of verses of the Divine Comedy. After this unforgettable experience return back to your hotel.
Another day another romantic experience in the region this time in the southern part of Tuscany. In the morning departure to beautiful Pienza, a quaint village famous for the pecorino cheese that the local people produce in such a variety of methods. The town is full of lovely shops selling crafts and local produce and the view overlooking the Val d’Orcia is absolutely spectacular. You will visit a Pecorino cheese factory, you will learn how to make it and you will enjoy a cheese tasting. Insider Access – learn the secret of The Tuscan “Pecorino” cheese: Today you will learn about the pecorino Toscano, made in Tuscany sheep milk cheese, and of a family of cheese mongers which came from Sardinia to find in Tuscany a great place for a great caseificio, their dairy farm! The caseificio is located on an area of 190 hectares of olive groves, vineyards and pastures, where the sheeps graze free, safe and secure. While their parents have retired, now Silvana and Giovanna are in charge. Anyway, Raffaele, their father, still teaches the old traditions of dairy production and respect for nature. After a leisurely lunch, be ready for once of a life time visit. Head towards Montalcino a medieval town famous for wine production such as the famous Brunello di Montalcino and visit Paradiso Di Frassina This isolated yet pleasantly accessible spot offers splendid and unobstructed views across the rolling Tuscan hills, as far as the eye can see. A visit to Paradiso di Frassina demands that those who come here immerse themselves completely in a virtuous cycle of the life of the vine and wine itself, with educational wine tastings and wine cellar visits in a unique and exclusive musical atmosphere. In effect, anyone who comes to Paradiso in person will find themselves pleasantly surrounded by Mozart’s musical harmonies diffused.
Leave your hotel this morning and let your private chauffeur drives you to the eternal city, stop enroute in Orvieto a village perched on a plateau overlooking local vineyards and offers lovely views of the surrounding area. There your local guide will introduce you to the marvels of this town including the famous San Patrick well, an engineering beauty designed to obtain water from the depths of the bluff where the city sits.
Join your expert tour guide for a morning of exploration by private vehicle of the smallest sovereign state in the world the Vatican City. You will have a chance to visit of St. Peter’s Basilica, and the express entry past the regular lines of the Vatican Museums including the Sistine Chapel with its famous frescoes by Michelangelo. Your personal guide will fill the tour with anecdotes and secrets of these museums - bringing them to life with amazing stories and bizzare facts of this unique place in the world. The remainder of the day will be at leisure. End your Italian trip in a true style, your private chauffeur will bring you in the outskirt of Rome and enjoy a truly romantic and unforgettable dinner. The “Solo per due” restaurant is one of a kind it is the world’s smallest restaurant where the restaurant is just for the 2 of you.
After a leisurely breakfast you will be privately transferred to the Rome Airport for your departure flight.
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