Florence is a city which has it all; fantastic weather and dining, art and culture on every corner. It is also a good mid point for those wanting to spend time in other cities, being easily accessible to Venice, Verona, Milan, Siena and Rome.
Whether your break is a long weekend or more, we have the right blend of guided tour options and priority line passes to make sure you spend your time as you wish, rather than standing in line in the heat.
We can tailor-make your once in a lifetime trip to celebrate your special occasion or your wanderlust!
It's impossible not to love this beautiful city. With stunning art on every corner, the iconic Duomo, the best and biggest art gallery in the world (Uffizi), Michelangelo's David statue and Santa Croce Church; a homage to da Vinci, Raphael and many others, you will certainly be entertained.
A Florence trip will enrich your soul as you walk across the Ponte Vecchio!
Fall in love with Shakespeare's city of Verona; the birth place of Romeo & Juliet. Feel yourself be swept away by the beauty of the Verona Roman Arena as you sit in the best seats for your opera experience.
Then travel onto the birth place of the Renaissance; Florence. Explore Botticelli The Birth of Venus, Michelangelo's David and many others's famous masterpieces.
Why limit yourself to one fantastic city, when you can have two, AND an overnight on the iconic Venice Simplon Orient Express?! Return to the Roaring Twenties on this famous train before you alight in Venice for several nights in romantic Venice.
Then finish your trip in Florence surrounded by the works of well known masterpieces in this Renaissance city.
The perfect blend of culture and opera multi city break. We arrange your stress-free travel including our night at the Verona opera in best seats. Then head onto fashionable Milan and Renaissance Florence.
The ideal Italian short break to take in the north, centre and heart of this beautiful, versatile country. Experience each location tailor-made to you.
This break is the perfect Italian break encompassing viewing the opera in an open-air Roman arena in Verona, the beauty of the Renaissance in Florence and the thrilling historical Palio horse race in Siena.
Choose from well-loved operas, stunning art and the adrenaline-pumping horse race viewing positions. All in centrally located hotels so you are free to wander.
If Italy is still on your wish list, then our multi city Italy break will tick all the boxes. Dress up for your night at the Verona open-air arena in your top seats, before exploring Venice, Florence and Rome as well.
This break can be tailor-made to suit you with additional days and experiences. Stress-free travel where all you have to do is relax and enjoy!
Jill and I had never been on a holiday where everything had been arranged for us prior to arrival, and were a little sceptical as to how things would run. This was a trip on our bucket list and was taken for our thirtieth wedding anniversary treat. It could not have been any more perfect, and was the trip of a lifetime from beginning to end.
All the arrangements worked out beautifully and the guide and drivers in Florence were punctual and professional. The hotel arrangements were as promised and the service there was first class. Thank you.
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