Feel pleasure and passion with an Italy tour customized for a perfect week spent immersed in a dreamy atmosphere shaped by ancient ruins, breathtaking artwork, and enchanting hilltop towns. Bask in love and romance while strolling through the hidden Garden of Ninfa, embrace the marvelous view of the Tuscan countryside from a private veranda and dine beneath the glowing figures of angelic statues designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Italy will stir your love and satiate your desire during a week-long...
Rome – Arrive in Rome for a Romantic Four-Course Tiber Dinner Cruise
The churches in Rome create the skyline with elaborate domes and fascinating spires rising over the terracotta rooftops. The Eternal City shimmers with gold in the morning light and glows deep orange at sunset. Hidden gardens fill the air with the aromas of jasmine and orange while enticing restaurants hide within the cozy corners of historical buildings. Your private transfer will greet you at Rome Fiumicino Airport upon your arrival and escort you both to your gorgeous hotel that will combine the grandeur of antiquity with the luxury of modern amenities, embodying the brilliance of Rome. You will have time to explore the beauty of the cobblestone streets that wind around the historic city center at your leisure and eventually land at the Pantheon, one of the oldest surviving structures in the city dating back to the 1st century AD.
The dome has a diameter of more than 140 feet with a central opening that reaches nearly 30 feet wide, providing the only light source for the entire structure. The marble floors slope at a slight angle leading to the interior’s center, where a groove allowed rainwater to drain. A harmonious ambiance fills the gallery, deriving from the diameter of the dome and the height of the walls being of the same proportions. 16 massive concrete pillars support the portico in front of the large doors once draped in bronze.
In the early evening, you step onto the dock near the Sant’Angelo Bridge. The light casts a unique glow across the marble statues that frame the walkway above, with each figure designed by the master Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Board an elegant boat and set off on the Tiber River, the source of life and the heart of the Roman Empire. The glass windows provide ample views of the antique city and its fascinating architecture that rises over the elevated river banks, guiding your eyes from St. Mark’s Basilica to Sant’Angelo Castle. You can sit back and sip your wine as you enjoy the luscious aroma of simmering garlic and herbs while savoring the gentle sounds of the strumming guitar and the pleasure of the company you keep.
Rome – Relish Ancient Rome at Sunrise and Tour the Vatican After Hours
Rome – Visit Idyllic Tivoli and Enjoy the Serene Ambiance of the Garden of Ninfa
Tuscany – Travel to Montepulciano and Pienza for a Day of Wine Tasting
Tuscany – Discover Cortona and Arezzo with a Cooking Class in Siena
Tuscany – Indulge in the Beauty and History Renaissance Florence
Tuscany – Depart for Home
- Follow in the footsteps of Roman emperors at Hadrian’s villa in Tivoli, where the preserved gardens and artwork feels like a walk through time
- Experience Rome at dawn with the romantic city to yourself before exploring the ancient ruins in the light of the sunrise
- Embrace the charming ambiance of Cortona, an idyllic Tuscan town set atop a hill and surrounded by lush valleys
- Delight in the ample flavors of Tuscan wine during a private couple’s tutorial while in the gorgeous hilltop town of Montepulciano
- Embrace the beauty of Rome and the sites of the city while on a dinner cruise with live music, candlelight, and the distinctive charm of Rome
- Wander the gorgeous setting of the Garden of Ninfa and feel as though you are walking through a pastoral painting come to life
- Take part in a couple’s cooking class in Siena to learn rustic and delectable Tuscan recipes to take home with you as a memento of your time in Italy
Italy is the ultimate destination for love and romance offering you the perfect Italian tour for a passionate week of exploration and discovery. Whether on the seven hills of Rome or around the rolling hills of Tuscany, the beauty, opulence, and preservation of Italian culture will provide an unforgettable immersive experience. Your journey begins with your arrival at Rome Fiumicino Airport as your private transfer escorts you into the heart of the city with plenty of time to wander along the cobbled lanes and spectacular architecture before your multi-course dinner cruise down the Tiber River.
The Eternal City provides a captivating ambiance that you can feel from the moment you arrive, and you are soon whisked away to a world of rich history alongside an understanding of how to take pleasure in life’s little moments. Witness sunrise over the ancient ruins, relish an intimate tour of the Vatican Museum to view priceless works of Western European art and then travel to Tivoli and the Garden of Ninfa for the incredible insight into the faded remains of past grandeur.
Tuscany offers different scenery tinted with a similar allure as Rome. Medieval hilltop towns will captivate you with locals carrying on with age-old customs. Explore narrow cobbled lanes and elaborate churches, including the Renaissance architecture of Pienza. Learn about the wines of Val d’Orcia as you enjoy a couple’s wine tour in Montepulciano, and then dig your hands into soft flour while crafting fresh pasta under the guidance of a private chef. When in Florence, you can traverse the fairytale-like ambiance with wonder and explore the museums to find elaborate palaces hidden behind unassuming walls. When your perfect week comes to an end, you can extend your tour in Italy to spend more time in the elegance of Venice or visit the often-overlooked charms of Bologna. Consider learning more about our travelers’ best Italy vacation experiences by reading their Italy travel reviews.
$1,920 per person (excluding international flights)
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