Private luxury tours in Italy

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Luxury Italy Tours

Highlights of Italy
(10 Days)
Venice, Florence & Tuscany, Rome

Exclusive Italy
(13 Days)
Lake Como, Venice, Florence & Tuscany, Rome & Tivoli

Italy in a Week
(7 Days)
Venice, Florence & Tuscany, Rome

Family Tour of Italy
(10 Days)
Rome, Florence, Tuscany, Lake Como

Rome in Depth
(6 Days)

Venice & Beyond
(6 Days)
Venice, Padua, Verona, Lake Garda

Journey Through Italy
(14 Days)
Venice, Florence & Tuscany, Rome, Amalfi Coast & Capri

Luxuries of Southern Italy
(10 Days)
Rome, Capri, Amalfi Coast, Pompeii

Best of Rome, Tuscany & Florence
(10 Days)
Rome, Tuscany, Florence

Amazing Tuscany
(6 Days)
Tuscan countryside & Florence

Italy in Style
(12 Days)
Venice, Florence & Tuscany, Rome

Lake Como & Portofino
(7 Days)
Lake Como, Bellagio, Milan or Lugano, Portofino, Cinque Terre

Romantic Italy
(11 Days)
Amalfi Coast & Capri, Florence & Tuscany, Rome

Highlights of Puglia
(9 Days)
Otranto, Lecce, Ostuni, Alberobello, Martina Franca, Locorotondo, Castel de Monte, Grotte di Castellana

Gourmet Northern Italy
(10 Days)
Piedmont, Emilia-Romagna, Tuscany

Jewish Heritage: Italy
(14 Days)
Venice, Ferrara, Florence, Pisa & Livorno, Siena, Porto Ercole, Pitigliano, Rome

Gardens of Italy
(9 Days)
Rome, Florence, Tuscany

Italy for Art Lovers
(13 Days)
Rome, Assisi, Florence, Bologna, Ravenna, Padua, Venice, Milan

Best of Puglia & Amalfi Coast
(7 Days)
Alberobello, Ostuni, Martina Franca, Locorotondo, Lecce, Ravello, Positano, Capri

Luxury Sicily Tours

A Week in Sicily
(7 Days)
Palermo & Monreale, Sciacca, Agrigento, Syracuse, Taormina & Mt. Etna

Highlights of Sicily
(8 Days)
Palermo & Monreale, Segesta, Erice, Sciacca, Agrigento, Taormina, Syracuse, Mt. Etna

Luxuries of Sicily
(7 Days)
Sciacca, Agrigento, Syracuse, Taormina & Mt. Etna

Journey Through Sicily
(11 Days)
Palermo & Monreale, Segesta, Erice, Trapani, Marsala, Sciacca, Agrigento, Ragusa, Noto, Modica, Syracuse, Taormina & Mt. Etna

Garden Tour of Sicily
(8 Days)
Palermo, Taormina & environs

Culinary Tour of Sicily
(8 Days)
Palermo & Monreale, Sciacca, Agrigento, Taormina, Syracuse, Mt. Etna

Multi-Country Tours

Family Tour of London, Paris & Rome
(10 Days)
London, Paris, Rome

Luxuries of Switzerland & Italy
(10 Days)
Lausanne, Interlaken, Lucerne, Lake Como

Art & Culinary Tour of Sicily

(13 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Palermo & Monreale, Segesta, Erice, Trapani, Marsala, Sciacca, Agrigento, Ragusa, Noto, Modica, Syracuse, Taormina & Mt. Etna

This private luxury tour of Sicily focuses on the best art, wine and cuisine of the island.

Begin in Palermo, one of Italy’s great art and culinary cities. Spend two nights in an Art Nouveau palace hotel surrounded by fragrant gardens on a cliff overlooking the sea. During private touring, explore interesting neighborhoods, markets, museums and favorite culinary spots. Learn to prepare classic Sicilian specialties during a private cooking class. Also visit the stunning Cathedral of Monreale, a masterpiece of Arab, Norman and Byzantine art.

Next, transfer to Mazara del Vallo for two nights. En route, tour the highlights of northwestern Sicily. Visit Segesta to see the well-preserved Doric temple and the ancient theater in a bucolic hillside setting. Tour Erice, a medieval hilltop village that’s filled with cobblestone streets, flowering vines and the aroma of almond pastries, a local specialty. See the Trapani Salt Pans, where salt is collected using ancient techniques, and enjoy a private tasting at a local Marsala winery. One day, take a private excursion to a local estate to enjoy a farm tour, olive oil tasting, cooking class and lunch.

Continue to Sciacca, a luxurious resort destination on the Mediterranean, for three nights. Visit the local village, known for its ceramics and coral studios, and enjoy the resort's beach, pool, spa, golf courses and excellent restaurants. One day, take a private excursion to ancient Agrigento and the Valley of the Temples, an outstanding collection of Hellenistic ruins and early Christian sites that’s one of the most significant archaeological sites in Sicily and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Continue to Ragusa for two nights in a medieval fortification converted into a luxury hotel. Tour the Baroque architecture and atmospheric backstreets of Ragusa Ibla, Modica and Noto, which, with Catania and other nearby towns, form a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Also, sample the famous chocolate of Modica and gelato in Noto, and visit a local winery specializing in Cerasuolo di Vittoria, a prized Sicilian red wine.

Next, stay one night in Syracuse, one of the most powerful cities of the ancient world. Tour highlights such as the Greek theater, Roman amphitheater, the cave known as the Ear of Dionysius, and the historic center of the island of Ortygia.

The tour concludes in Taormina, including a private 4WD excursion to Mt. Etna. Also enjoy free time to explore Taormina's Greek theater, beautiful gardens, numerous shops, and the hotel's facilities and spectacular views.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1

Arrive Palermo
Private transfer to hotel for 2 nights. Afternoon private city tour

Day 2

Palermo
Morning private visit to food market and cooking class. Afternoon private tour of Monreale

Day 3

Palermo – Mazara del Vallo
Private transfer to hotel for 2 nights. Private tour of Segesta, Erice and Marsala en route

Day 4

Mazara del Vallo & Menfi
Private excursion to estate, including farm tour, olive oil tasting, cooking class and lunch

Day 5

Mazara del Vallo – Sciacca
Private transfer to resort for 3 nights

Day 6

Sciacca
Private driver to visit ceramics and coral studios in town

Day 7

Sciacca
At leisure at resort

Day 8

Sciacca – Agrigento – Ragusa
Private tour of Valley of the Temples en route to hotel for 2 nights

Day 9

Ragusa & Modica
Full-day private excursion and touring

Day 10 Ragusa – Noto – Syracuse
Full-day private excursion and transfer to hotel for 1 night
Day 11 Syracuse – Taormina
Morning private city tour. Private transfer to hotel for 2 nights
Day 12 Taormina
Half-day private excursion to Mt. Etna
Day 13 Depart Catania
Private transfer to airport

Hotels
Palermo: Grand Hotel Villa Igiea
Mazara del Vallo: Kempinski Hotel Giardino di Costanza
Sciacca: Verdura Resort
Ragusa: Eremo della Giubiliana
Syracuse: Hotel des Etrangers et Miramare
Taormina: Grand Hotel Timeo

Cost
Upon request Per Person (double occupancy)