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Italy’s Art Heritage

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No other country has an artistic heritage quite on par with Italy. A disproportionate amount of the world’s greatest artists were Italian.

Find out why with this luxury Italy art holiday. This art-focused journey is a dream for art aficionados and history buffs alike, offering an intimate look at the masterpieces and cultural landmarks of Venice, Florence, and Rome. Designed for those with a passion for art and a love for Italian culture, this tour blends historical exploration with the discovery of artistic wonders.

Start your artistic odyssey in the enchanting city of Venice. Here, experience a private tour of the majestic Doge’s Palace and the awe-inspiring St Mark’s Basilica, delving into the rich tapestry of Venetian art and history.

Next, travel in premium-class comfort by train to Florence, the cradle of the Renaissance. Immerse yourself in the artistic grandeur of the Piazza del Duomo and the renowned Uffizi Gallery, home to an array of Renaissance masterpieces. Stand in awe of Michelangelo’s David at the Accademia Gallery, a symbol of Florence’s artistic heritage.

Continue to Rome, the Eternal City, where ancient history and artistic legacy merge. Explore the architectural marvels of the Colosseum and the Roman Forum, walking through centuries of history. In Vatican City, marvel at the artistic treasures within, including the world-famous Sistine Chapel, a testament to the genius of Michelangelo.

Your journey culminates with visits to Santa Maria del Popolo and the Borghese Gallery in Rome. These sites house spectacular works by Bernini and Caravaggio, offering a fitting finale to your exploration of Italy’s rich art heritage.

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Day 1-2: Venice

Upon arrival in the enchanting city of Venice, you’ll experience the unique charm of the floating city firsthand as you’re whisked away by boat to your hotel. Glide along the storied Grand Canal, admiring the elegant palazzos and bridges that have made Venice a symbol of architectural beauty.

On your second day, embark on a private tour of the Doge’s Palace and St Mark’s Basilica. The Doge’s Palace, once the heart of political life in Venice, is a masterpiece of Gothic architecture filled with layers of history and art. St Mark’s Basilica stands as a testament to Venice’s wealth and power, with its elegant design and golden mosaics.

Day 1-2: Venice

Day 3-5: Florence

Depart Rome and board a premium class train for a comfortable two-hour journey to Florence. Upon arrival, your private driver will greet you and ensure a smooth transfer to your hotel.

Take an afternoon to meander to Piazza del Duomo, where the magnificent Renaissance cathedral awaits. Ascend the bell tower for a panoramic vista of Florence’s red-roofed cityscape.

The following day, explore Florence’s storied streets with a guided walking tour. Visit the Santa Croce Basilica, a repository of artistic treasures, and marvel at Michelangelo’s “David” at the Accademia. The afternoon is yours to discover, perhaps with a visit to the Uffizi Gallery, where the works of Renaissance masters are displayed in all their glory.

Spend the next day delving further into Florence. Consider a visit to the grand Pitti Palace or the Medici Chapels, where artworks by Michelangelo and other masters are housed, epitomising the city’s artistic heritage.

Day 3-5: Florence

Day 6-9: Rome

Your journey to Rome begins with a two-hour premium train ride. After hotel check-in, a private walking tour unveils the city’s marvels, from the Trevi Fountain’s baroque splendor to the historical Piazza Navona and Piazza del Popolo.

The next morning, step back in time at the Colosseum, a symbol of ancient Rome’s grandeur. Your guide will lead you to the Roman Forum, once the epicenter of Roman civic life, bustling with political intrigue, commerce, and entertainment.

On the following morning, a guided Vatican tour awaits, featuring Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel ceiling. The rest of the day is yours to explore the Vatican’s vast artistic and historical wealth.

Your final morning includes a private tour of Santa Maria del Popolo and the Borghese Gallery. Here, masterpieces by Bernini and Caravaggio offer a sublime conclusion to your journey through Italy’s art heritage.

Day 6-9: Rome

Day 10: Departure

Today your driver will transfer you to the airport for your return flight.

Day 10: Departure
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