While a city break to the likes of Rome, Venice and Florence continues to entice, it’s a shame not to take full advantage of Italy’s diverse charms. That’s why our destination experts have put together the following itineraries, linking the country’s myriad highlights with private chauffeur drives, exclusive private touring and luxury stays.
Italian Coast to Culture
9 days from £1,650 pp incl. flights
Tuscany is famous for Renaissance art and architecture, with the city of Florence at its forefront. Less well known perhaps are the region’s beaches, each as lovely as the Botticelli Venus. This trip combines the beauty of both.
Capri and the Amalfi Coast
9 days from £2,630 pp incl. flights
Capri and the Amalfi coast are characterised by vertiginous cliffs and grand, salt-encrusted villas. Crescent beaches in secluded coves line an aquamarine sea, and there’s history at every turn.
Best of Sicily
8 days from £1,390 pp incl. flights
From glorious swathes of golden sand to millennia-old ruins framed by scented lemon groves and sun-soaked vineyards, Sicily’s highlights are as enchanting as they are varied. Take it all in with stays in iconic hotels and scenic country drives.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: London to Venice
4 days from £3,390 pp incl. flights
Between indulgent fine dining, champagne receptions and private city tours, this elegant journey pairs the ultimate in luxury rail travel with a palace stay in the heart of ancient Venice.
Spas of Tuscany
13 days from £1,860 pp incl. flights
Staying at ducal palaces and country manors, you’ll be treated to a superb range of included hot-spring spa treatments. In between, you’ll be able to explore Tuscany’s vineyards and medieval towns on scenic country drives.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express & Golden Eagle Danube Express Grand Tour of Europe
8 days from £6,540 pp incl. flights
This unforgettable, tailor-made itinerary will see you marry two of the world’s most iconic, luxury rail journeys – the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and the Golden Eagle Danube Express.
Cinque Terre in Style
6 days from £945 pp incl. flights
The coast of Italy has long been known as the epitome of romance and charm, but this is perhaps nowhere more apparent than among the pastel-hued villages, rugged cliffs and charming yacht-lined harbours of world-famous Cinque Terre. Explore it all on this tailor-made, luxury trip.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Venice, Paris & Berlin
7 days from £6,565 pp incl. flights
Experience the elegance and glamour of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express on this three-centre itinerary, travelling on board the world's most luxurious train between Venice, Paris and Berlin.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Venice to London
4 days from £3,130 pp incl. flights
A counterpoint to the classic London-Venice route, this journey aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express starts among the exquisite architecture of Italy's floating city before the traversing the high passes of the Austrian Alps.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Return to Venice
5 days from £4,820 pp
Travel from London to Venice, and back again, aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, enjoying all the luxury and elegance of the world’s most famous train.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Grand Suite Experience
4 days from £7,995 pp incl. flights
From free-flowing champagne to complimentary caviar, experience the ultimate in luxury rail travel with the butler-served indulgences of the new Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Grand Suites.