Discover the incredible grassroots of the Renaissance and revisit the early days of the Roman Empire on this unforgettable 10-day Italy tour. Marvel at classic works of art in Florence, sip wine in a Tuscan vineyard, stroll through the Sistine Chapel, and luxuriate on the beaches of Positano. From Gothic architecture and 2,000-year-old Roman ruins to palm-tree studded coastlines and pizza-making classes, you will be immersed in the very best that Italy has to offer.
Florence – Stroll through Florence
Your plane will land at Amerigo Vespucci Airport, where a private driver will greet and escort you to your accommodation in the heart of Florence. After settling in to your hotel, your guide will lead you on an introductory tour of the city. The art and architecture of Florence lay claim to the era when our world gladly burst forth from the dark ages. Your tour of the city will include Brunelleschi’s brick dome and the Duomo. You will also visit the Duomo’s looming 270-foot bell tower. You can climb to the top to enjoy unsurpassed views of the city and the mountains that stretch along the horizon.
Florence – The Birthplace of the Renaissance
Florence – Wine Tasting at a Tuscan Vineyard
Rome – Personalized Walking Tour
Rome – St. Peter’s and the Sistine Chapel
Rome – The Glory Days of the Roman Empire
Capri – Private Helicopter Tour of Capri
Positano – Luxuriate on the Amalfi Coast
Positano – Pizza and Limoncello
Positano – Depart for Home
- Meander through the ancient streets of the Renaissance on a private tour and encounter classic artwork and exquisite cathedrals in Florence
- Discover the greatest collection of Italian Renaissance paintings in the Uffizi Gallery and uncover three eras of history in the medieval Palazzo Vecchio
- Amble among the medieval towers of Sam Gimignano and indulge in a private wine tasting at a Tuscan vineyard
- Traverse the bustling streets of Rome and visit the Pantheon and Trevi Fountain
- Experience St. Peter’s Basilica and the Sistine Chapel before the public is permitted to enter
- Walk in the footsteps of Julius Caesar and brave gladiators and discover the rich history of the Roman Forum and Colosseum
- Embark on a private helicopter ride to the island of Capri and witness dramatic landscapes from high above the Italian Coastline
- Splash in the iridescent water of the Blue Grotto and glide on a boat to Positano
- Stroll through the heart of Sorrento and sample homemade Limoncello
You will uncover Italy’s incredible past and dynamic present on this extraordinary 10-day Italy tour. Beginning in Florence, you will admire classic artwork and brilliant architecture that defined the Renaissance and continues to inspire people today. A private tour guide will walk you through the winding streets to visit renowned museums and to witness spectacular sunsets. You will experience the rolling green hills of Tuscany, the medieval hilltop village of Sam Gimignano, and private wine tasting at a local vineyard.
Next, you will travel to the bustling streets of Rome and partake in a personalized walking tour through the city. Your time here will allow you to stroll through large piazzas with historic fountains and to sample creamy gelato. You will also visit the Pantheon, the Colosseum, and the remains of the Roman Forum. Walking in the footsteps of Julius Caesar will make you feel as if you have been transported back in time. The following day, you will be provided with a private tour of the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican.
Following Rome, a private helicopter will carry you to the island of Capri. Here, you can delight in amazing vistas of the Tyrrhenian Sea before venturing to the Blue Grotto, which is a renowned cavern that has captivated people for centuries. You will then venture to Positano and the seaside villages of the Amalfi Coast. Here, you can sample homemade Limoncello in Sorrento and learn the art of making traditional pizza. On your final day, your driver will escort you to Naples International Airport for your flight home.
$3,575 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.
The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.
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