> DAY 1: Venice
Arrival in Italy, the home of world-sculpting civilizations and Renaissance masterpieces. At Venice International Airport, you will be welcomed by your private driver and taken to your five-star hotel via private motor boat. Enjoy your afternoon and evening exploring the unique character of Venice, with its charmingly narrow streets, breathtaking architecture, lively San Marco square and the magnificent Grand Canal. Ask your Leisure Travel Consultant for their favorite Venice restaurants, cafes and sites.
> DAY 2: Venice - Half Day Venice Walking Tour
After breakfast, your licensed English speaking guide will meet you at your hotel lobby. You will experience the history of the remarkable city of Venice while touring some of its most celebrated monuments and meandering through its labyrinth of narrow passageways and alleys. You will begin your journey through Venice at San Marco square, a central landmark and gathering place. The tour will take you inside the Palazzo Ducale di Venezia (Doge's Palace) and on to other famous highlights of this beautiful city. Your private walking tour will introduce you to a modern city with an extraordinary history.
> DAY 3: Venice
Enjoy your day at leisure. Ask your Leisure Travel Consultant for their personal tips of favorite activities and excursions while in Venice.
> DAY 4: Venice, Florence
After breakfast, meet your driver for your private car transfer to Florence. Enjoy your afternoon and evening at your leisure exploring one of the most beautiful cities in Italy. Its striking buildings, formidable galleries and treasure-crammed churches attest to the Florentine love of display. Through the centuries, Florence has upheld its elegant appearance: its skyline, all russet rooftops and lofty domes, is indeed picturesque. Enjoy dinner at one of the numerous Trattoria after taking a stroll around the always lively Duomo. Ask your Leisure Travel Consultants for their favorite restaurants in Florence.
> DAY 5: Florence – Half Day Florence Walking Tour
After breakfast, your licensed English speaking guide will meet you at your hotel lobby. Your private guided tour is an enchanting walk through the city of Florence, often referred to as the "Cradle of Renaissance." This tour will take you through the historical streets to the Duomo complex with Giotto's bell tower, the Baptistery with its bronze doors including the famous Porta del Paradiso, and the Cathedral with the magnificent Cupola del Brunelleschi. The highlight of your day will be a visit to the Uffizi Gallery or the Accademia Museum.
> DAY 6: Florence
Enjoy your day at leisure. Ask your Leisure Travel Consultant for their personal tips of favorite activities and excursions while in Florence.
> DAY 7: Florence, Rome
After breakfast, meet your driver in the hotel lobby for your private car transfer to Rome. Enjoy the afternoon and evening at your leisure exploring the Eternal City. With a heady blend of artistic and architectural masterpieces, classical ruins, and extravagant baroque churches and piazzas, Rome is Italy's treasure trove, packed with two millennia of artistic achievement. For culture-seekers and historians, this city simply oozes with possibilities for discovery, a chance to step back in time yet have one foot firmly in the present. Ask your Leisure Travel Consultant for their favorite activities in Rome.
> DAY 8: Rome – Half Day Walking Tour
After breakfast, your licensed English speaking guide will meet you at your hotel lobby. Your private tour will take you on a journey through Rome; a city in which the power and the glory of the Great Roman Empire developed and extended. Your guide will walk you through the enchanting ruins of the Imperial-era, beginning with the Piazza Venezia and its impressive monument dedicated to King Victor Emanuel II and the Unknown Soldier. You will continue to the famous Piazza del Campidoglio designed by Michelangelo, from where you will have a breathtaking view of the Roman Forum. With the remains of the Forum as a backdrop, your guide will present the history and anecdotes on the social and political life of Rome, from its origin to the glorious days of the Great Roman Empire. Proceed to the imposing Coliseum, iconic symbol of Imperial Rome, and one of the most impressive building of the Imperial-era.
> DAY 9: Rome
Enjoy the day at leisure sipping an espresso at one of the numerous cafes or exploring more of the deep history, culture and art of Rome. Ask your Leisure Travel Consultant for their personal favorites.
> DAY 10: Rome, Sicily
After breakfast, meet your private driver in the hotel lobby for the drive to Rome airport where you will board your flight to Sicily. Upon arrival you will be greeted and transferred to your luxury hotel. Enjoy the day at your leisure taking a walk through the quaint towns or along the coast; make sure to ask your Leisure Travel Consultant for their personal favorites.
> DAY 11, 12, 13: Sicily
Enjoy your day at your leisure exploring Sicily, a land rich in history and culture. Sicily is home to lively, enticing cities of art, ancient fishermen’s villages where time seems to have come to a standstill and amazing natural wonders. Enjoy the many cultural treasures along with beautiful beaches and islands where you can relax surrounded by crystal clear waters. The island is a product of the Greek, Asian and African influences that have left permanent traces of themselves in the island’s culture.
> DAY 14: Departure
After breakfast meet your transfer in the hotel lobby for the Sicily airport where you will to meet your international flight home.