Enhance your City Break with Some Great New Tours

Enhance your City Break with Some Great New Tours

Here are a few ideas to get you started. They are all affordable and will allow you to experience the everyday with a bit of a twist.

Starting in Rome – A grocery tour and cooking lesson in the luxury home of a Roman Princess. Pick from 10 different itineraries and discover the secrets of Rome on board a Vespa or why not climb on board the legendary Fiat 500 and admire the delights of Rome through the roof of what is Italy’s most emblematic four-wheeler. If you’re looking for an even more romantic atmosphere, you can take an exclusive tour for two on board the three-wheeled Ape Calessino. With the “original Roman” drivers you’ll discover the hidden secrets of the Eternal City. If music is more your thing enjoy our music and myth in Raphael’s frescoes with a visit to Villa Farnesina or listen to the musicians on our tour The Sounds & Visions of Caravaggio where art and music combine.

For Florence…..Why not enjoy the Fiorentina steak experience or go on the Brunello gran tour or see Florence by boat or Tuscany by bike or Vespa. Go horse riding in the vineyards, learn how to make pizza and gelato, enjoy the exclusive Vasari Corridor and Uffizi gallery tour.

When in Venice why not come face to face with the famous movie sets like Casino Royale, From Russia with love, Moonraker, Indiana Jones, Italian job, the merchant of Venice with our gondola ride. Discover Venice’s secret gardens, our exclusive watercolour tour, cooking with la Contessa. If you love the sumptuous clothes and curtains of the paintings of Veronese, why not visit the showrooms where Bevilacqua’s family is still using original drawings and wooden frames of the eighteenth century, brocade and damask, satins and velvets. Go backstage and on stage at the Gran Teatro La Fenice, be part of our Parfum and Poison tour where you will be invited to compose personalised perfumes and essences that speak to the heart and imagination.  Become a Doge and Dogaressa for the day; visit a shoe maker, the famous Calegheri where you will be spellbound by the great example of Italian design.  For fans of accessories for the head this is truly the tour for you.  If you are after a Venetian secret then try our secret libraries tour.  There is truly so much more and the need to stop becomes apparent but just a few more…. Why not stay in a yacht hotel where you will be moored with a view of St Mark’s, you can share the yacht or have it for your exclusive use and why not … get together with 10 friends and celebrate that special occasion!  Or how about spending some time on a boat with Burano fishermen and see the Venetian lagoon in a completely different light? We have so much more to offer here, wine tasting in the Venetian lagoon, The Grappa tour, a Venetian photographic tour…

All our tours which range from the standard to the unique are available if booked with a minimum of 3 nights accommodation. For further details mail@italian-connection.co.uk

Posted by on Jan 27, 2012