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Luxury

The True Heart of Italy

Rome to Venice
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Trip Code: EULXI12
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation
  • Pricing & Availability

Trip Highlights

The Italian Lakes

Discover the villages and breathtaking scenery of Northern Italy's lakes. Marvel at Lake Maggiore and Lake Orta.

Italian home cooking lesson

Enjoy a traditional cooking lesson in a private home and learn how the locals create their world-renowned cuisine

Italy's Piedmont Region

In Italy's mountainous northwest, enjoy exquisite rustic-style food and fine wine, as well as a laid-back atmosphere.

Map & Itinerary

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Europe Map EULXI12 2019

Rome to Venice

Designed Exclusively for APT guests
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

Arrive in Rome by 12 noon and be transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a walk through Rome. Tonight, be welcomed into the home of a local for a special Welcome Dinner.

Stay: Rome, Hotel D’Inghilterra

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  • Dinner

Travel to the Italian coastline and arrive at Porto Santo Stefano. Here, savour a seafood lunch with amazing views. Later, arrive in Siena.

Stay: Grand Hotel Continental Siena

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Delve into Italy's culinary delights as a local family prepares a traditional Tuscan meal just for you.


Perhaps enjoy a stroll through Siena, before travelling to Panzano for a stop, on the way to Greve in Chianti. Here, delight in a visit to the famous Falorni butchery, operating since 1806. Continue to Tuscany and arrive at your hotel.

Stay: Two Nights, Tuscany, Villa Olmi Firenze or similar

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Enjoy a tour of Florence, taking in the Galleria dell'Accademia to see Michelangelo’s Statue of David. Later, visit Florence’s Central Market to sample some local artisan delicacies.

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  • Breakfast
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

In Modena, perhaps visit the Museo Enzo Ferarri. Alternatively, opera lovers will delight in a visit to the Pavarotti House and Museum.


Visit a farm, sampling some local produce. Continue to Modena, where you will select from a number of experiences, then travel onwards to the village of Varignana.

Stay: Palazzo di Varignana Resort and Spa

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel via the dramatic landscapes of the world-famous Cinque Terre. Arrive at the elegant Relais Villa d'Amelia, in the Piedmont region. Dine in one of Italy's most exclusive restaurants at your hotel, which has earned a coveted Michelin Star.

Stay: Two Nights, Alba, Relais Villa D’Amelia

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

In Piedmont, visit the World heritage-listedCoppo Cellars in the Canelli wine region. Perhaps enjoy a tasting of the local produce that gives Italy its reputation as the renowned culinary capital of the world.

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  • Breakfast

Travel to the scenic Lake District. Along the way, visit a truffle farm. Complete the experience with a selection of truffle-based produce and a glass of wine. Arrive in Stresa.

Stay: Two Nights, Stresa, Grand Hotel des Iles Borromees

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Visit Isola Bella and Isola dei Pescatori on the iconic waterway of Lake Maggiore. Afterwards, venture away from the regular tourist trail as you discover Lake Orta.

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  • Breakfast

Visit the home of fashion, Milan. Afterwards, continue via the lakeside Sirmione to the town of Verona, the setting of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet.

Stay: Verona, Byblos Art Hotel Amista

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

In Venice, choose from a cultural or culinary tour.


Enjoy Verona then travel to Venice, where you have the chance to tailor your discovery. Tonight, embark on an intimate gondola ride and enjoy a Farewell Dinner.

Stay: Venice, Hotel Danieli

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Be transferred to the airport.

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  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Small group journey

Travel with no more than 19 other guests for a personalised journey, with opportunities to ask questions and learn more

Away from the tourist trail

Venture away from the regular tourist trail with after hours, behind-the-scenes or exclusive access in select locations

Unique and authentic stays

Your hand-picked accommodation offers the perfect blend of luxurious, unique and authentic properties

It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.