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

Best of the Amalfi Coast
(7 Days)
Amalfi Coast & 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

Best of Southern Italy & Sicily
(17 Days)
Rome, Capri, Amalfi Coast, Pompeii, Naples, Palermo & Monreale, Sciacca, Agrigento, Syracuse, Taormina & 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

Journey Through Sicily

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

This comprehensive luxury tour of Sicily focuses on the best of the island.

Begin in Palermo, one of Italy’s great art and culinary cities. During private touring, explore Palermo's most interesting neighborhoods, local markets, the old Arab quarter, and unique Arab-Norman architecture. Also, take a private excursion to the stunning Cathedral of Monreale, a masterpiece of Arab, Norman and Byzantine art. One day, tour the highlights of northwestern Sicily. Visit Segesta to see the amphitheater and well-preserved Doric temple in a bucolic hillside setting. Also tour Erice, a medieval hilltop village that’s filled with cobblestone streets, flowering vines and the aroma of almond pastries, a local specialty.
Continue to Sciacca, a luxurious resort destination on the Mediterranean, for three nights. En route, see the Trapani Salt Pans, where salt is collected using ancient techniques, and enjoy a private tasting at a local Marsala winery. Also visit an olive oil estate to walk through the orchards, learn about olive oil production and sample different styles of olive oil. In Sciacca, visit the local village, known for its ceramics and coral studios, and enjoy the resort's extensive leisure facilities and excellent restaurants.

Next, tour 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 visit our favorite culinary spots for sampling the famous local chocolate, gelato and Sicilian pastries.

Next, tour 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.

Continue to Taormina, a historic seaside town. There, tour Taormina's Greek theater, beautiful gardens, and the backstreets in town. Also enjoy a private excursion to Mount Etna, an active volcano and Sicily landmark whose fertile soil supports vineyards, orchards and farms. Tour some of the most interesting volcanic sites on the mountain and enjoy a lunch that incorporates the best of Sicily’s fresh food products. There will also be time to enjoy Taormina's numerous shops and your resort's facilities and spectacular views of the Bay of Naxos.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1

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

Day 2

Palermo & environs
Private tour of Segesta and Erice

Day 3

Palermo – Trapani – Sciacca
Private transfer to resort for 3 nights.  Tour of Marsala ruins and Trapani Salt Pans en route. Wine tasting at local winery and afternoon olive estate visit and tasting.

Day 4

Sciacca
At leisure at resort, with driver available for half day to visit town, if desired

Day 5

Sciacca
Half-day private excursion to local winery for wine tasting and lunch

Day 6

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

Day 7

Ragusa, Modica & Noto
Full-day private excursion and touring, with lunch at local farm and chocolate tasting

Day 8

Ragusa or Noto – Syracuse – Taormina
Private transfer to Taormina for 3 nights. Private tour of Syracuse en route

Day 9

Taormina
Morning private city tour.  Afternoon at leisure

Day 10 Taormina & Mt. Etna

Half-day private excursion to Mt. Etna with lunch at local winery

Day 11 Depart Catania
Private transfer to airport

Hotels
Palermo: Grand Hotel Villa Igiea
Sciacca: Verdura Resort & Spa
Ragusa or Noto: Eremo della Giubiliana (Ragusa region)
or Seven Rooms Villadorato (Noto)
Taormina: Grand Hotel Timeo

Cost
$12,475 Per Person (double occupancy)