Come take a journey with us and explore Italy’s rich history, art, food, and wine.
It's true, one lifetime isn't nearly enough to see all the beauty and intrigue that Italy beholds. Whether you are looking for an organized tour or travel concierge services we will make your Italian dream vacation come true. Imagine gliding in a gondola down the Grand Canal in Venice, exploring the sun-kissed hilltop towns of Tuscany, walking through the Roman Piazza's that Julius Caesar himself walked, or sipping limoncello in Sorrento before heading down the stunning Amalfi Coast. Travel is an art, a love, a passion, and a philosophy. Let our specialty travel concierges take your Italian vacation to a level that is sought by many, executed by few.
Enjoy do-it-all-for-you service, fine accommodations and special experiences you can't get on your own, like private, after-hours visits to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel – hallmarks of the best Italy tours. We pride ourselves on offering a unique approach to travel. We do not look at our clients collectively, but as each person unique unto themselves. We discuss your vacation style to create a perfect italian travel experience. For the seasoned traveler, we can orchestrate a bespoke trip that focuses on every aspect of the journey and what is required. Private guides with ultimate access, translators, concierge escorts, fine dining reservations, private shopping, wine tasting/tours, luxury cars, and personal security can all be secured.
Those looking for the "La Bella Vita Cosmetico" travel experience-thought to be the very first of its kind by a cosmetic company. An exclusive behind the scenes look at where our wine and most product ingredients are produced. VIP tours of Fattoria La Striscia vineyard and the Montagnano farm both located Arezzo,Tuscany. These very special excursions can be arranged by our travel concierge during your bespoke, tour, or independent travels.
Fattoria Villa La Striscia, is our partner for our La Bella Vino wines. Learn the history behind the La Striscia Villa and enjoy a "VIP Tasting Tour" which includes a visit to the vineyard, a tour of the wine cellar and a special wine tasting exclusively for La Bella Vita Cosmetico guests. You can reserve a stay in the beautiful La Striscia agriturismo in one of the five charming apartments on the property. Stroll through the beautiful gardens, take Italian cooking classes as well as arranging a private romantic dinner under the tuscan stars. At Montagnano Farm, enjoy a VIP "Organico Tour" with Gabriella, the owner of Montagnano. Gabriella will explain her dedication to the animals and gardens that provide the 100% organic ingredients used in Bella Organico products. Explore parts of the 115 acre farm, the organic gardens, and interact with the farm animals who live free range on the farm property. Enjoy a sampling of honey made by the resident family of honey bees, real fruit marmalades and confitures and any other seasonal treats. All made on the Montagnano farm that will be available during your visit.
This is the ultimate two-week tour of Italy. Visit the most important cities (Venice, Florence and Rome), the beautiful Tuscan countryside, the ruins at Pompeii, and the picture-perfect villages of the Amalfi Coast and Capri. Stay at memorable hotels in each city and enjoy private touring with your own full-time tour guide.
Begin in Venice. Enjoy 3 days with a private tour of favorite local neighborhoods, museums, San Marco Basillica, The Bell Tower outdoor markets and specialty shops. Also enjoy a guided cruise through the lagoon to visit the islands of Murano (famous for glass), Burano(lace) and Torcello, the earliest center of civilization in the Venetian lagoon. You'll see the cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, founded in the 7th century, and the excavated remains of the circular baptistery in the church of Santa Fosca. Your guide will ensure that you discover the best of Venice – whether you are interested in a "secret itineraries" tour of the Doge’s Palace, learning about the architectural influence of many of Venice’s buildings, shopping for high quality glass, or simply discovering hidden neighborhoods and sampling specialties at local wine bars, a Bellini at Harry's bar perhaps?
Next, depart for Florence, stopping en route as we desire. Perhaps Parma and Modena as we taste prosciutto, parmesan, and balsamic vinegar. Arrive in Florence for four nights. During a flexible private walking tour, experience Florence and it all its beauty. You might like to explore the market squares, antique districts and artisan workshops of the Oltrarno district. Tours of world-renowned museums, The Accademia ( Michelangelo's "David"), The Uffizi (Botticelli's "Birth of Venus"), learn about Tuscan cuisine at specialty food shops and the wonderful Mercato Centrale. Explore the beautiful Boboli Gardens. Enjoy plenty of free time for leisurely meals and time to stroll along the river and shop for Florentine gold jewelry, handmade paper, gloves, leather, antiques, and housewares.
Spend one or two days on a private excursion in Tuscany. Travel through olive groves and vineyards to explore celebrated hill towns such as Siena and San Gimignano. Repeat visitors to Tuscany may wish to visit beautiful towns of Pienza, Montalcino and Montepulciano or other
enchanting towns such as Lucca, Pisa or Arezzo. Walk the medieval alleys and admire palazzi and ancient towers, during your free time browse for olive oil, wine, baskets, cheeses, olive wood, and ceramics. Taste wines at their source, listen to white-robed monks sing the haunting melodies of Gregorian chant in a Romanesque church, the day’s itinerary will be determined by your interests.
Continue on your journey to Rome as you spend three nights. Experience the very best of Roman culture, history, and lifestyle. Discover ancient pagan and Christian monuments, the splendors of Baroque and Renaissance palaces and churches. Highlights include the Roman and Imperial Forums, the Colosseum, the Pantheon, the Vatican, Saint Peter's Basilica, VIP after hour tours of the Vatican museum and Sistine Chapel, Via Veneto, the morning fruit and flower market of Campo dei Fiori, the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps, the Jewish Quarter, Villa Borghese, the ruins along the Appian Way, beautiful Aventine Hill, the catacombs and "Underground Rome." During free time in Rome, you can shop the finest designers on the Via Condotti.
Next, we take a tour of the breathtaking Amalfi Coast. En route, enjoy a guided tour of the ruins of Pompeii, preserved for centuries under volcanic lava and ash. Starting in Sorrento, where you will be able to sample locally made Limoncello.Tour along the beautiful Amalfi Coast to visit seaside villages such as picture-perfect Positano. Spend three nights at a glamorous seaside resort. One day, enjoy an excursion to the fabled isle of Capri.