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Mario
With Italian and French family, and having lived in Denmark, Sweden and the UK, I embrace the role of a European travel specialist. Although Rome is my home, I love sharing the hidden gems in Europe too

Mario

European Specialist

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Overview

  • from $4,171 PP
  • 10 Nights
  • Private
  • Apr - Oct
  • Easy
  • 2hrs from London / 9hrs from NYC

Highlights

If you’re looking for romance, natural and manmade beauty, along with some of the world’s tastiest cuisine, this 10-nights tour offers it all and then some. You’ll be able to marvel at some of the most magnificent landmarks in the City of Lights, including the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre, on an exclusive VIP tour. You’ll jet off to Florence next to see its world-famous masterpieces, immersed in Renaissance beauty that’s highlighted with a special wine and truffle tasting tour. Next, venture to Rome, enjoying a city sightseeing tour and Vatican Museums visit, finishing with a twilight food tasting tour.

Our Flexi - Promise

  • 10% deposit to book

    Book your trip with us and pay a reduced deposit with the rest 90 days before your departure

  • Full Flexibility

    If you are not comfortable travelling, you have the right to cancel and get a refund up to 45 days before your departure

  • ATOL & ABTOT Protected

    Your trip with us is fully financially protected by our travel insurers. Peace of mind guaranteed.

  • No Change Fees

    We will not charge you any admin fees if you would like to change your travel dates or destination with us

What's Included

Paris, France
  • 10 nights 4 and 5 star hotel accommodation, staying on a bed and breakfast basis
  • Private airport departure and arrival transfers
  • All domestic transfers as detailed on the itinerary
  • VIP tour of Paris
  • Private walking tour of Florence
  • Private wine and truffle hunting tour
  • Private tour of Rome and the Vatican
  • Rome Twilight Food Tasting tour
  • Fully customized itinerary
  • Expert trip planning advice
  • 24/7 support from our dedicated staff

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1 Paris: Arrival Into Paris

France, Paris

Begin your 10-night adventure in Paris, one of the world’s most romantic cities, known as the City of Lights and the City of Love. Expect to enjoy plenty of luxuries from the start. Upon landing at Charles de Gaulle Airport you’ll be met by your private driver for transfer to your hotel in the city where you can relax, refresh and then enjoy a glimpse of what it has to offer. One of the best ways to soak up the atmosphere is to stroll along the River Seine, gazing up at the many famous landmarks from the Louvre to the Eiffel Tower.

Day 2 Paris: VIP Tour of Paris

Paris, France

Your first full day of Paris will be experienced on a special VIP driving tour. A private guide will reveal the city’s many delights, including the 17th-century Place Vendome, the Opera Garnier and Palais Royal. Visit the world’s largest art museum, the Louvre and then head to the magnificent Notre Dame Cathedral by following the Seine. You’ll also stop at the Latin Quarter, trendy Marais district, Pantheon and Luxembourg Gardens. Lunch will be on your own, with the rest of the tour bringing you to Champs Elysees, the Orsay Museum, Arc de Triomphe and a close look at the Eiffel Tower.

Day 3 Paris: Day of Leisure

Paris, France

The day is yours to do as you wish. You might do some window shopping along prestigious Champs Elysees and then head to the top of the road to climb the 234 steps that lead to the Arc de Triomphe viewing platform. One of the most distinctive historic landmarks in Paris, stands at the center of Place Charles de Gaulle, offering a bird’s-eye view over the city. The streets of the Latin Quarter are fun to wander with the abundance of shops, charming cafes and bars. For an authentic “Old Paris” vibe, Montmarte is ideal with its cobbled paths, eclectic shops and bakeries.

Day 4 Florence: Flight from Paris; day of leisure in Florence

Italy, Florence

This morning you’ll leave grand Paris to head to your next destination, Italy. Look forward to two romantic nights in the magnificent city of Florence, known for its art and architectural treasures. Private transfer will bring you back to Paris’ airport for the flight to Florence, and upon your arrival, you’ll be met by private transfer for a seamless trip to your hotel. The rest of the day will be spent at your leisure, perhaps a relaxed stroll around the nearby streets. There’s so much to see and do here, with nearly endless art galleries, world-famous museums and fantastic dining and drinking options.

Day 5 Florence: Private Walking Tour

Florence, Italy

A private walking tour will reveal the city’s top sights while learning about them from your knowledgeable guide. The intrigue and artistry and Renaissance and medieval Florence will truly come alive as you meander through the backstreets and beautiful piazzas while listening to the tales of Medici rulers and feuding painters. You might learn all about the impressive engineering of the Dome while stepping into magnificent Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral and view the beautiful frescoed chapel at the Church of Santa Maria Novella, Tuscany’s most important Gothic church, in addition to getting tips on the best gelato spots, restaurants and shops.

Day 6 Florence: Private Wine and Truffle Hunting Tour

Tuscany, Italy

While Tuscany is renowned for its fine wines, it’s also famous for its truffles, with the small Tuscan town of San Miniato producing nearly 80 percent of the world’s white truffles. Your tour today will bring you on a once-in-a-lifetime experience, searching for the rare delights with a truffle-hunting dog. You’ll follow the dog through the forest as he sniffs for these edible treasures and experience the excitement as he finds them and begins to dig. Afterwards, visit a Chianti wine cellar to taste some of the world’s most highly acclaimed wine, Chianti. Learn about the winemaking process and enjoy a tasting too.

Day 7 Rome: Transfer from Florence by Train; Enjoy Rome at Your Leisure

Rome, Italy

This morning private transfer will bring you to the rail station to catch the train to Rome. Upon arrival, meet your private driver for transfer to  your accommodation with the rest of the day enjoyed at your leisure. The maze of streets can be fun to just wander with something to discover around nearly every corner. Among the narrow alleyways of Centro Storico, one of Rome’s oldest districts, you’ll see lots of classical Roman and baroque architecture. No matter where you go, you’re sure to find lots of enticing cafes where you can unwind, take in the vibe while watching the world go by.

Day 8 Rome: Private Tour of Rome and the Vatican

Italy, Vatican

A luxury, full-day private tour begins by exploring the top classic and spiritual attractions in Rome, starting with a walking tour through the city center to see one of most beautiful and famous squares, Piazza Navona with its elegant fountains. Marvel at the Pantheon, built in 25 BC, discover the Column of Marcus Aurelius and Trevi Fountain. Enjoy free time for lunch before heading to Vatican City for an exclusive VIP tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. Your private guide will reveal the finest examples of Michelangelo art, Renaissance architecture, Italian frescoes and ancient Greek statues.

Day 9 Rome: Twilight Food Tasting Tour

Trastevere Rome, Italy

This tour brings you through the medieval Trastevere neighbourhood with its ivy-covered cobbled streets, renowned for offering some of the region’s best foods and culture. You’ll get to sample a mouthwatering blend of Italian classics like pizza and pasta, authentic Roman street food, meats and cheeses, and more. One of the highlights is a wine tasting in a secret cellar with a fascinating history. With a twilight excursion, the tour allows you to take in the vibrant buzz of the nightlife, walking through the streets with a local discovering hidden gems most visitors would never know about or how to find them.

Day 10 Rome: Day of Leisure

Italy, Rome

On your final full day in Rome, you’ll be able to enjoy it on your own, perhaps visiting sights you haven’t experienced yet or just taking it easy, doing some shopping to pick up gifts and souvenirs, indulging in the city’s famous gelato and the Italian happy hour “aperitivo.” There’s a lot to see in Villa Borghese, the Roman’s most beloved park, with its 80 hectares of green space home to museums, gardens, a small lake, sculptures, monuments and more. Galleria Borghese, housed in an elegant mansion, is one of the world’s most renowned art museums.

Day 11 Departure

Italy, Rome

After your last breakfast in Italy, our driver will meet you at your hotel and transfer you to the airport where you’ll catch your flight home, or for further travels. If you’re looking to extend your trip, perhaps visiting easy to reach destinations from here like Greece or Croatia, contact our travel experts who can create a bespoke addition to this itinerary.

What's not Included

  • As we have clients from all over the world. Our itineraries do not include flights. If you would like us to include flights in your trip, we are happy to do so. Please speak to your travel specialist at the planning stage to include them.
  • Gratuities for local guides
  • We strongly advise all guests purchase comprehensive travel insurance
  • Visas if required

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