This is one of Active Italy's most popular packages that takes you on a journey to Rome, through Tuscany and ending in Venice. Be guided through the Vatican Museums, St. Peter's Basilica and the ancient Roman monuments of the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Pantheon. Then you will travel north to the undiscovered secret of the Maremma area of Tuscany. This area is soon to be the "new Chianti". It is not well known outside of Italy yet and it is a hidden jewel. Taste the wines of Scansano and enjoy an excursion in the natural thermal pools of Saturnia. Continue on your journey to the center of the Renaissance Italy, Florence. Here you will get an in-depth understanding of the works of Michelangelo, Brunelleschi, Donatello and others of that era with guided visits to the Uffizi Gallery, Accademia and il Duomo. You'll next visit Pisa for a chance to marvel and architectural miracle of the Leaning Tower. We will depart Tuscany for Venice with a stop at Padua. In Venice you'll stroll the narrow pedestrian walkways through the city and a chance to take a famous gondola ride on the Venetian canals.
Locations: Rome, Vatican City, Scansano, Saturnia, San Gimignano, Florence, Pisa, Padua, Venice
This package is a total combination of cultural immersion and authentic Italian experiences. We start with our journey back in time with a guided walk back into ancient Rome through the Roman Forum, in the Colosseum and Pantheon then on to modern times to walk through the famous Piazzas such as the Piazza Spgagna and Navona. Here you can sit back and enjoy an Italian geloato or espresso. The next day you be guided through the wonders of St. Peter's Basilica and the Vatican Museums with some free time for shopping. Our last day in Rome you will head to nearby Tivoli and be guided through the impressive Hadrian's Villa. We move southward from Rome to an overlooked hidden jem area of Italy that is rich in history and culture... the Ciociaria. Here you will to taste the wines of the region and learn to make special food dinners while staying at a spa and wellness hotel in the town of Fiuggi, famous for the healing powers of its waters. Then you'll be off to the amazing Sorrento, Positano, and Island of Capri. This package offers an unique active Italian experience filled with history, museums, food & wine and relaxing.
Locations: Rome, Vatican City, Fiuggi, Anagni, Sorrento, Positano, Capri
Be fully immersed in the splendors of Rome. During this week-long stay in Rome you will enjoy all the highlights that the Eternal city has to offer. Be guided back to ancient times with a stroll through the Roman Forum, Colosseum, Circus Maximus, the Pantheon and to the infamous location where on the Ides of March of 44 BC Julius Caesar was assassinated. Step back into modern times and be treated with a gelato or espresso in one the famous piazzas such as the Piazza Spagna, Navona, and Popolo. Enjoy guided excursions to St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican Museums, Villa Borghese Gallery, Ostia Antica, and Hadrian's Villa in nearby Tivoli. You will have the opportunity to try different typical Roman dishes at each dinner.
Locations: Rome, Tivoli, Ostia
Start off in Rome for this week-long journey where you'll be guided through Ancient and Modern Rome. Then you'll head to Sorrento for an ultimate Italian coastal and island experience. On the way to Sorrento you will visit a Lemon grove famous for the Sorrento Limoncello where you will get to see how limoncello is made and of course have a taste. The tasting will be followed by a hands-on cooking lesson on a typical dish of the area. The next day you'll be taken by boat to the beautiful island of Capri to stroll the town and on the way see up close the famous Faraglioni - three towering rock formations off the coast the island, and the Blue Grotto. The next day you will enjoy a boat ride along the Amalfi Coast with stops in Positano and Amalfi.
Locations: Rome, Vatican City, Sorrento, Capri, Ischia, Positano, Amalfi