Val d'Orcia in Tuscany, Italy

Best of Italy Vacation in 12 Days

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Venice, Lake Garda, Florence, Rome...

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Suggested Duration

12 Days

Your 12-day luxury Italy highlights tour immerses you in elegant art, pristine nature, and the legendary dolce vita. You will celebrate history and heritage with exclusive tours that take you away from crowds from the Vatican Museum to Tuscany’s hilltop towns. From islands in the Venetian Lagoon to the Amalfi Coast’s panoramas, you will find flavor, glamour, and a zest for life during your Italy tour specifically designed for you.

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Trip Highlights

  • Experience the exclusive feeling of visiting the Vatican Museum without the crowds by entering the galleries with a private guide before opening hours
  • Indulge in the flavors of traditional and celebrated Italian cuisine with dinner cooked by a famous chef in Rome with the option to help in the kitchen if you choose
  • Embark on an elegant exploration of the Venetian Lagoon to visit artisan glassmakers and view the glistening ceiling frescoes of St. Mark’s Basilica after-hours
  • Bask in the endless beauty of the Amalfi Coast with a private boat chartered between the Campania coastline and the glamorous island of Capri
  • Witness the exceptional masterworks of Florentine history with a private tour of the Uffizi Gallery before opening hours to see works by Michelangelo, da Vinci, and Botticelli
  • Discover the endless charms of the Tuscan countryside in the Val d’Orcia with a private nature tour with a picnic celebrating iconic villages and famous local wines
  • Enjoy the luxuries of an exclusive Palazzo Colonna tour, which gives you access to one of Rome’s oldest and largest private palaces with a private guide
  • Embrace the excitement of cruising the waters of Lake Garda on a classic Riva Yacht bound for historic villages and offering stunning views of the celebrated shoreline
  • Revel in the layered flavors of wines from the Valpolicella Wine Route paired with local delicacies during a visit to a historic estate decorated with frescoed rooms
  • Delight in the harmonious and comforting flavors of traditional Neapolitan cuisine with a private cooking lesson inside a gorgeous villa on the Amalfi Coast

Starting Price

$9,355 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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4.74 stars based on 19 reviews.

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