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Garden Tour of Italy - Private Luxury Italy Tours (10 days)

Artisans of Leisure

Cernobbio - Lake Como, Italy To Rome, Italy

Valid for Departures Now Through: 26 Oct 2021


Day 1
Cernobbio - Lake Como, Italy
Villa d'Este None

GARDEN TOUR OF ITALY: Lake Como, Florence & Tuscany, Rome & Tivoli

An exclusive private tour of Italy for the most discerning luxury travelers.

Private arrival transfer from Milan to Lake Como

Accommodation in Lake Como at ultra-luxury hotel

Day 2
Cernobbio - Lake Como, Italy
Villa d'Este Breakfast

Morning private boat tour around the lake

Bellagio, historic villas, beautiful scenery, art galleries, upscale boutiques, gardens

Afternoon at leisure to enjoy hotel

Day 3
Cernobbio - Lake Como, Italy
Villa d'Este Breakfast

Day at leisure to enjoy resort and its beautiful gardens

Day 4
Florence, Italy
The St. Regis Florence Breakfast

Private transfer to Florence

Accommodation in Florence at ultra-luxury hotel: St. Regis Florence or Four Seasons Florence

Day 5
Florence, Italy
The St. Regis Florence Breakfast

Half-day private cultural touring including famous gardens and green spaces

Noted museums, markets, interesting neighborhoods, specialty shops, insider access

Day 6
Florence, Italy
The St. Regis Florence Breakfast

Full-day private garden, cultural and culinary touring in Tuscany

Day 7
Rome, Italy
Hotel de Russie, a Rocco Forte hotel Breakfast

Private transfer to Rome

Accommodation in Rome at ultra-luxury hotel: Hotel de Russie or Hotel Eden

Day 8
Rome, Italy
Hotel de Russie, a Rocco Forte hotel Breakfast

Full-day private city and garden touring with expert guide and driver

History, archaeology, Colosseum, Forum, Capitoline Hill, churches, food, insider access

Day 9
Rome, Italy
Hotel de Russie, a Rocco Forte hotel Breakfast

Private excursion with expert guide and driver to Hadrian's Villa and Villa d'Este in Tivoli

Day 10
Rome, Italy
None Breakfast

Private airport transfer

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GARDEN TOUR OF ITALY: Lake Como, Florence & Tuscany, Rome & Tivoli

An exclusive private tour of Italy for the most discerning luxury travelers.

If you love gardens and you love Italy, this in-depth luxury tour is for you. It features private touring of and special access to many of Italy’s most beautiful and historically significant gardens. Also enjoy private cultural touring in Rome, Florence and Tuscany, and accommodation at exquisite luxury hotels renowned for their gardens.

The tour includes a wide range of gardens: ancient Roman ruins, masterpieces of Renaissance and Baroque garden design, the finest gardens of the 20th century, gardens that have been recently restored or rediscovered, and UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Learn how each garden relates to its cultural context, such as the status of the property owner, and its physical context, such as the villa and surrounding landscapes. See a full range of Italian garden elements, including garden rooms, terraces, parterres, fountains, watercourses, grottoes, sculpture, special plantings and more, and learn how these elements were used to create dramatic, ornamental, narrative and symbolic effects.

About Us

Artisans of Leisure is a luxury travel company specializing in comprehensive private tours in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and the South Pacific. Artisans of Leisure tours are created for discerning travelers who expect the highest level of luxury, service, and attention to detail. Artisans of Leisure tours include preferred rooms at the world’s best luxury hotels and resorts. All touring is private, with expert guides and drivers in each destination, and each day is tailored to individual interests, preferred pace, and travel preferences.

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By: AJ

Reviewed on: 01 Sep 2015

Great experience!!! Tony, the driver that was our main contact was amazing.
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By: MBIsrael

Reviewed on: 22 Oct 2018

Artisans provided the perfect itinerary for our first trip to Israel. Our guide and driver - Amir and Yaron - were wonderful, personable and knowledgeable. Maria at Artisans was responsive during trip when we had questions as was their local contact. The culinary tour led by Aliza was a highlight. Great experience overall.
Travel Advisor:  David Lauwers

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By: swt

Reviewed on: 09 Mar 2019

Very good guide and driver who were with us the whole trip. We never had to worry about our luggage as they took care of it going from place to place as we flew two times - what a luxury! Hotels were wonderful, some Outstanding! We thought that we received special treatment at them being clients of Artisans of Leisure.
Travel Advisor:  Gail Rosenberg