From Villa rentals to boutique and interesting accommodation options, to booking that private tour of the Vatican or a private tour featuring Caravaggio art in Rome, Rosie’s direct contact with suppliers in Italy can help you find a personalized and unique experience. The plethora of options include a cooking school in a Villa outside of Florence, a day bike tour through the Chianti country side near Florence, or an exclusive walking tour of the Cinque Terre.
Beloved by mountaineers and nature lovers alike, the Dolomites sit perched atop northern Italy like a rocky crown. Trek through some of Italy’s most unbelievable scenery, with plenty of visits to small villages along the way to soak up the unique local culture and cuisine.
The Lakes District
The Italian Lakes are grandeur, comfort and elegance incarnate. . Truly incredible walks can lead you through the charming streets of Lugano and über-chic Bellagio to unforgettable authentic meals at opulent waterfront resorts. Where much of Italy is built for bikes, the Lakes are to be explored by boat and on foot.
Walk through grand piazzas and winding lanes, stroll the canals of Venice and float past villas on Lake Como. Peel back the mask and uncover the secrets of Venice during the legendary Carnival. From the marvels of St Mark’s Square to the exuberant crowds in full costume, Venice is a feast for the senses. Feel the pull of mystery at St Mark’s Basilica and visit the tiny fishermen’s island of Burano with its painted houses. Explore Byzantine Basilicas and the famous traditional glass-blowing studios of Murano.
Tuscany and the Cinque Terre
From the masterpieces and museums of Florence to local market stalls bursting with delicious regional meats, cheeses and produce, indulge in the riches of Tuscany. Spend days wandering through romantic medieval towns and exploring the Gothic architecture of Siena. Sample the legendary wines of Chianti and seek a unique perspective while gazing at Pisa’s iconic tower. G Adventures offers trips to all these areas. Take a culinary journey and experience Italy through traditional cuisine from Rome,Emilia-Romagna and Campania. Savor gelato and fresh baked bread in Rome. Sample Parma ham, cheese, balsamic vinegar and local wine near Bologna. Learn how to make mozzarella on farm in the hills above Sorrento. Cox and Kings offer a fabulous trip. The rugged villages of the Cinque Terre remain a world away from the bustle of Rome. Follow coastal trails and discover villages clustered on windswept cliffs and perched above beautiful coastlines. Hike and swim by day and sample the fresh seafood and local delicacies by night. For the active traveler who wants to experience a real slice of Italian life, this area provides it all.
Charming hilltop towns, acres of lemon groves and vineyards, mile after mile of stunning cliffs kissed by cobalt-blue waters… Discover the small towns, mountain trails-including the famous “Walk of the Gods” and the local customs of this uniquely beautiful place. Explore the ruins of Pompeii in the morning, hike the coastline of the Med by afternoon, and tuck into bed at your sixteenth-century monastery home base at sundown.