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A handsome gondola idly drifts through the timeless Grand Canal, opening up to breathtaking views of the Palazzo Ducale (Doge’s Palace) and Basilica di San Marco (Saint Mark’s Basilica). Don an elaborately lavish mask during the world-famous annual festival of Carnevale di Venezia, and indulge in the romantic charms of this magical city.

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Grand Canal and view of the Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, Venice, Italy

Highlights of Venice Tour: The Iconic Floating City

10 Day Custom Tour

From $2,745

Uncover the opulence of the Venetian Republic through an exploration of the architecture, history, legend, and natural beauty of a region shaped its history as a maritime powerhouse. Your custom tailored tour will immerse you in the highlights of Veneto, a region of Italy intertwined with the rise and fall of Venice. Indulge in the flavors of the cuisine and the exquisite regional wine. Pass beneath arched bridges erected nearly five centuries ago and then bask in the panoramic views of lagoon islands and snow-capped mountaintops. Veneto opens a world of culture unlike anywhere else in Italy.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Doge's Palace, aka Palazzo Ducale in Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy

A Seductive Exploration of Venice Tour: Romance & Opulence

8 Day Custom Tour

From $2,195

Venice exudes romance with enchanting gondolas gliding beneath arching bridges and the scent of seductive chocolates emanating from confectionaries. Discover Venice’s unique ardors during your custom tailored tour designed to immerse you in the passions of the historic Republic and the luxuries of the contemporary lagoon. Follow the trail of Casanova and linger in hidden neighborhoods protecting Venetian tradition. Uncover the secret chambers of the Doge’s Palace and navigate a gondola under the tutelage of a professional gondolier. The splendor of the city embraces you and your partner, combining the thrills of discovery with the pleasures of romance.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Stone bridge Ponte Pietra in Verona, Italy

Italian Renaissance Tour: Art, Architecture & Landscape

9 Day Custom Tour

From $2,470

The principles of the Renaissance continue to thrive in the vibrant marble palaces of Venice and the breathtaking colors of Giotto’s frescoes that changed the idea of art in the Western World. History lives and breathes in the in the artistry of the preserved castles and decadent churches, enchanting glassworks, and inspiring landscapes. Your custom tailored tour will immerse you in the elegance of the Renaissance and the grandeur of the old noble families of Venice to Florence to let you bask in the decadent past, embrace the contemporary luxury, and discover all of the hidden pleasures between.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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St. Peter's Basilica is one of the main tourist attractions in Rome

Uncovering the Wealth & Power of Venice and Rome Tour

8 Day Custom Tour

From $2,195

Illusive history and unobstructed power brought legends and secrets that have unraveled over throughout Italy. Discover the splendor and wonder of the Venetian Republic and Roman Empire during your tour custom tailored to your interests. Meet the craftspeople that shape the iconic gondolas of Venice as their art has been passed down through generations. Step beyond the guardrails of the Vatican to see a chapel off-limits to other visitors and then follow in the footsteps of noblemen and gladiators as you cruise down the canals and wander through hidden passageways. The secret lives of historical Italy will soon reveal themselves to you.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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The Ca 'd'Oro Palace (Palazzo Santa Sofia) is also referred to as the "Golden House", Venice

Capturing Italy: Photography Tour of Venice & Po Delta

8 Day Custom Tour

From $2,195

If one picture can tell one hundred stories, your photographs captured in Italy will fill volumes with a noble history, decadent wealth, and breathtaking nature. Uncap your lens and focus on your customizable photography tour of Veneto and the Po Delta, home to Venice and an abundance of wildlife. Witness the traditions of gondolas and capture how the light dances off freshly crafted glass sculptures on Murano. Bask in the images of the morning market and find the perfect moment to photograph a lingering red heron. Share a variety of your stories through the photos you shoot while touring the northeast of Italy.

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Famous mountain village and alpine lake Hallstatt, Austria

Mountains, Alps, Lagoons of Habsburg Empire: Salzburg to Venice Tour

8 Day Custom Tour

From $2,235

If cities were royalty, Salzburg and Venice would compete for the title of prince, embodied in the preserved artistry, architecture, and culture of their respective lavish pasts. The splendor of nature surrounds Salzburg with dramatic alpine peaks. Tranquil waterways course between the collective islands creating Venice. Gondolas traverse the Grand Canal and climb to the snow-capped summits of the Alps. The streets fill with the aromas of marzipan, cakes, and freshly brewed coffee at all hours of the day. Your custom tailored tour places you onto the picturesque streets of Salzburg and Venice, turning the grandeur of dreamscapes into enchanting reality.

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Little girls with a map of paris on the background of the Eiffel tower, Paris

Family-Friendly Vacation Tour to Paris and Venice

10 Day Custom Tour

From $2,745

Napoleon conquered the countryside and overtook royal grounds, battling with kingdoms across Europe and basking in the prestige of cities such as Paris and Venice. From the enchanting artwork on display in the Louvre to mesmerizing masks that dance alongside the canal during Carnival, your custom tailored tour will immerse your family in dramatic art, lavish palaces, iconic monuments, and enchanting history touched by Napoleon’s far reaching hand. Follow the path of the general and his army through the reconstruction of Paris and the formation of Venice’s Galleria dell’Accademia on the Grand Canal, turning educational experiences into exciting experiences and extraordinary discoveries.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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View of the famous Bridge of Sighs in Venice, Italy

Grandeur of Veneto & Emilia Romagna Tour

8 Day Custom Tour

From $2,195

Italy is meant to be experienced as you savor the layered flavors of a perfected regional dish and bask in the charming glow of the marbled villas that overlook the quiet canals. Your custom tailored tour will take you on an engaging cultural excursion from Venice to Bologna and back again as you are immersed in the art and architecture of the past, along with the cuisine and daily life of contemporary towns and cities. Witness the frescoes that first humanized biblical figures, and then indulge in a perfect sip of wine during a traditional passegiata. Experience heritage and opulence, majesty and charm along canals, cobbled streets and in the welcoming smiles that abound.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Naples, City and Vesuvius views

From North to South Italy Tour: Venice, Rome & Amalfi Coast

10 Day Custom Tour

From $2,745

Indulge in the Italy of doges and emperors, maritime powerhouses and preserved ancient streets. Discover the glories of the Grand Canal and embrace the enchanting panoramas of the Amalfi Coast. Prepare a perfect pizza in Naples and wander along the unforgettable opulent grounds of the largest royal palace ever built. Discover local wine bars and craft a memorable souvenir out of clay. From the labyrinthine catacombs of early Christians to the private caves that hold aging prosciutto that dangles from the ceiling, your customizable tour immerses you in the majesty of Italy spanning the shores of Venice to the beaches of Amalfi.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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View of the city and Presena square, Ljubljana, Slovenia

East of the Republic of Venice Tour: Italy & Slovenia

8 Day Custom Tour

From $2,195

Culture and grandeur stand at the heart of the Venetian lagoon and spreads east into the charming landscape of Slovenia. Your custom tailored tour immerses you in beauty, elegance, and hidden wonders inside Venice and steps beyond the Italian border to uncover a mixture of marble palaces and marbled mountains, gilded artwork and emerald forests. Follow narrow passageways into the hidden chambers of the Venetian aristocracy and wander through limestone tunnels revealing gigantic empty caverns inside Postojna Cave. Discover the decadent lifestyles of nobility and glide down secluded canals to find captivating heritage and mesmerizing tradition.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Stunning sunset at Tour Plaza Square, Venice

Perfect Relaxing Tour to Venice and Florence: Wine, Beauty & Indulgence

8 Day Custom Tour

From $2,195

A perfect Italian getaway combines the pleasures of wine, the beauty of history, and the decadence of art in architecture and museum galleries. Escape to Italy for a customized tour that perfectly balances the rich traditions of Venice and the lavish artistry of Florence. Let the crisp, bubbly texture of prosecco sweep you off of your feet as you bask in the emerald leaves of the Tuscan hills. Linger in the enchanting ambiance of Venice’s hidden canals on a private gondola. From the Doge’s Palace to the Medici chapels, you can relax in luxury and indulge in culture.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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View of the city and the bay, Trieste, Italy

The Rabbinical Trail: A Jewish-Centric Exploration Tour of the Veneto Region

7 Day Custom Tour

From $1,920

The essence of the Jewish community lingers on the cobblestone streets of northern Italy, connecting Ashkenazi and Sephardic traditions that have blended into a distinctively Italian culture. Small synagogues have survived the test of time and the largest synagogue in Europe remains a prominent fixture in the Trieste skyline. Timeless gates have etched memories into the antique buildings on pathways that lead to impressive churches. Your custom tailored tour of the Italian Peninsula offers you a thorough exploration of the history and contributions of the Jewish community in the cities and towns around Venice.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Romantic Getaway to Venice & Tuscany: From Hidden Canals to Enchanting Palaces

10 Day Custom Tour

From$2,745

Italy overflows with gorgeous vineyards and enchanting palaces, captivating artistry and fantastic cuisine, a land of secluded piazzas and stolen kisses, modern luxuries, and historical opulence. Bask in the endless romance of Venice and Florence during your custom tailored tour that will allow you to discover the charismatic frescoes and chambers once used by the powerful aristocracy. Stroll along medieval Tuscan cobblestone streets and glide down the Grand Canal on a private gondola ride. Witness the allure of where the past meets the present, in the ambiance of enduring majesty.

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True Flavors of Northern Italy: Food & Wine Tour of Veneto

8 Day Custom Tour

From$2,195

The cuisine of a region explains much of its culture, tradition, and respect for the landscape. Sip a glass of indulgent wine with a view of the snow-capped peaks of the Dolomite Mountains, just before you sit down to a gourmet meal. Wander the cobblestone streets of a Renaissance city adorned with shining frescoes as the aromas of olive groves and grapevines sweep across the landscape that connects the foothills to the lakeshores. The marvels of the wine and food in Veneto are at your fingertips during your custom tailored tour dedicated to the splendor of farm to table cooking and soil to bottle vineyards.

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Opulence of Venetian Republic: A Luxurious Vacation in Veneto Region

8 Day Custom Tour

From$2,195

A perfect vacation includes luxury, beauty, and history, and the splendor of Veneto embodies excellence from the architecture, artwork, and natural landscape of the region. Roman ruins contrast with opulent Renaissance castles. Villas decorate the banks of canals that connect the historical cities of Padua and Venice as marble façades, and staircases accentuate the rich past of the Venetian Republic. Your custom tailored tour will overflow with Italian perfection, from the attention to detail in your palatial accommodation to the captivating culture in which you will happily immerse yourself.

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Adriatic to Mediterranean: Explore Venice, Lake Garda & Cinque Terre Tour

8 Day Custom Tour

From$2,195

Let Italy enchant you with its long tradition of beautiful cities and elegant towns set in the dream-like landscape between the Adriatic and Mediterranean. Marble palaces offer insight into the former prestige of noble families as storybook castles protect the shores of a glassy alpine lake while mountain outcroppings preserve the beauty of medieval fishing villages that overlook the sea. Your custom tailored tour will immerse you in the traditions of Venice, Lake Garda, and Cinque Terre, as you indulge in the cuisine, marvel at the sites, and wander along the cobblestone streets and meandering trails. Embrace the grandeur of Italian heritage and bask in the luxury.

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Lovers' Escape to Venice and Verona Tour

10 Day Custom Tour

From$2,745

If you're dreaming of a romantic getaway, this private tour might be the one you've been waiting for. Indulge in the majesty of Venetian palaces and the vineyard-covered hills of the region of Veneto. Step into three-dimensional paintings as part of a noble family. Cover a traditional Venetian mask with feathers, combining a sense of yourself with the heritage of Carnivale. Gondolas race down the Grand Canal, and the Roman ruins rise out of piazzas overlooking bending riverbanks. Your custom tailored tour uncovers the culture of the Venetian Republic, from glassmaking on Murano Island to the secret chambers of the Doge’s Palace, immersing you in the splendors of the past and the marvels of the present.

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Italy’s Vibrant North: A Cultural Immersion Tour of Veneto & Piedmont

10 Day Custom Tour

From$2,745

Travel beyond the borders of the Venetian Republic to discover the splendors of Northern Italian culture as it emanates from the architecture, art, and their continuing way of life. Your custom tailored tour will immerse you in opulent villas and gorgeous gardens, towering mountains and amazing cathedrals. The aromas of pine and tulips will overtake a terraced, island villa as immaculate statues cast shadows over the open piazza. Medieval frescoes inspire artists and poets, and graceful rolling hills lead to the reflective waters of welcoming lakes. Discover how the culture of Northern Italy remains unique and distinct from the rest of the country.

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Enriching, Interactive Discovery Tour of Venice with Children

8 Day Custom Tour

From$2,195

Venice is a city of adventure with a history that speaks to maritime might and the adventures of Marco Polo. Embrace labyrinthine streets and palatial architecture on a tour custom tailored for the family. Enjoy the view from a private tower after traversing a dense garden maze. Craft specialized Venetian masks under the guidance of a master craftsperson. The kids explore Venice on treasure hunts as you bask in the beauty of gilded frescoes and the opulent past of the Republic. When the family visits Venice, gelato becomes delightfully as captivating as the hidden chambers of the Doge’s Palace.

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Veneto Region Wine Tour: Indulging in Tradition

8 Day Custom Tour

From$2,195

The vineyards of Italy’s Veneto region spread from the edges of the Venetian Lagoon to the foothills of the Alps and produce unforgettable flavors that are influenced by the sea breeze and undulating terrain. Wine trails crisscross the region to connect the vines to the local villages that brim with historical culture and preserved architecture. During your custom tailored tour you will traverse the countryside to sample celebrated wines, from hidden accumulations of Malbec to the offerings of effervescent Prosecco. Castles decorate the hillsides as bell towers chime at midday and gondolas glide down the narrow canals. You will find the wines of Veneto are as iconic as the monuments.

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Romantic Getaway Vacation to Lake Como & Venice

8 Day Custom Tour

From$2,195

Stroll hand-in-hand with your loved one alongside serene canals and elegant lakeshores as the romance of northern Italy will wash over you. Only the beauty of the landscape in the Lakes District matches the celebrated art and architecture of Venice. The aroma of rhododendrons sweeps across the water in the Alps, and cafes line the canals to offer views of the passing gondolas. From the opulent mosaics of St. Mark’s Square to the secluded villas of Bellagio, your custom tailored tour exudes amorousness. Bask in the beauty, embrace the enchantment and sip a glass of Prosecco in the treasured company of your partner.

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Best Time to Visit Venice
Ferry on the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy
Best Time to Visit Venice

Venice is a cultural marvel, an elegant representation of history no matter the time of year you visit. With regal palaces shaped from marble and the lagoon waters winding between historic buildings, Venice creates an atmosphere unlike anywhere else in the world. From St. Mark’s Square to traditional cicchetti bars, gondolas to charming islands, Venice bustles with contemporary life while shining with the beauty of the past and the following information provides our suggestions on the best time to visit.

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Top 6 Things to Do in Venice

Venice is the siren on the lagoon with historic beauty and captivating prestige, and many essential things to see and do. The elegant architecture rises out of the water with a culture spanning across the lagoon and beyond, and whether you are excited by opulent palaces or serene gondola rides, artisan crafts or specific flavors, your days will be filled with delight.

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5 Dishes to Try on Your Vacation to Venice
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5 Dishes to Try on Your Vacation to Venice

The food of Venice reflects the city’s heritage and history of exploration combined with local ingredients. Whether harvested along the floodplains, cultivated from the sea, or imported from distant lands known for their spices, sunlight, or buttery flavors, Venice’s position in the eponymous lagoon has separated it from invaders and allowed the city to expand across Veneto and the Adriatic Sea. Venice follows the traditions of the cucina povera by focusing on the profusion and quality of seasonal elements that elevate flavors you can experience during your Venice trip.

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