Luxury Italian Tours does not book tours but creates experiences throughout Italy that you will treasure for a lifetime. Our vast network of local contacts can offer unique day excursions and activities that you never thought that you could do during your stay in Italy. We even have fun stuff for kids! Take a look at some of the activities offered in Rome, Florence, Venice, along the Amalfi Coast and in Sicily If you don't see something you like, email us. We are sure that we can offer something that you will!

Evening Food & Wine Walking Tour in the Trastevere area of Rome

Join your local guide for a wonderful evening food and wine stroll in the Trastevere area of Rome, one of the oldest neighborhoods, for an evening of sipping and sampling at 10 different spots.
  • Start time: 4:45pm & 5:30pm & 6:15pm daily except Sundays
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Maximum Number of Participants: 10
Cooking Class in Florence at a Medici Hunting Lodge

Take a cooking class in a 13th century Tuscan villa and make regional specialties that vary with the season. The recipes for your five-course lunch will be based on what is freshly available at the local market on that day. All of the olive oil and wine is produced on the estate. After the class, you will leave with a full stomach, a recipe book and an apron!
  • Start time: 9:30 am. Transportation provided to the villa from central pick up point in Florence
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Maximum Number of Participants: 8
Navigate the Canals of Venice on a Traditional Boat

Discover the canals of Venice and see places on the lagoon from a new perspective during a day cruise aboard a traditional boat. We visit the famous islands, but also some lesser-known romantic islands such as San Clemente, Sacca Sessola, Sant'Erasmo and San Francesco del Deserto. Your appetite will be satiated with a full Venetian meal. So, join us and escape the crowds of San Marco's Square and get to know the secrets of the Serenissima Republic.
  • Start time: 10:00 am
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Maximum Number of Participants: 12
Sail and Swim along the Amalfi Coast

There is no better way to experience the dramatic cliffs and the clear blue waters of the Amalfi Coast than by boat! Be spoiled by a cruise that will take you to hidden coves and around the island of Capri, admiring the beauty from the sea. You will visit the famous grottos and boat through the island's most famous symbol- I Faraglioni Rock Formations. Throughout the day the boat will stop in various inlets and lagoons so that you will have the opportunity to swim in the turquoise waters.
  • Start time: 10:00 am.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Maximum Number of Participants: 12
Dine at the Private Home of a Dutchess in Sicily

Join us for a special dinner at the most prestigious palace in the historical center of Palermo, not only for its history but for its architectural features. The Dutchess and her husband will welcome you into their home and give you a tour of their lush garden and beautifully restored palazzo. An elegant meal for you in the posh dining room that will delight your senses. This is an experience to treasure!
  • Start time: noon or 7:30pm depending on the Dutchess' availability
  • Duration: 3-4 hours
  • Maximum Number of Participants: 20
For Kids - Fresco Painting in Florence

Have fun in Florence while learning how to create a fresco yourself and take home your masterpiece in a hands-on morning or afternoon with an expert restorer in a real Florentine workshop. Children (adults are welcome too) can follow the same footsteps as great Renaissance artists such as Michelangelo, Botticelli and Raphael, and discover the technique of fresco making, whilst creating their own masterpiece. Explanation of the technique and fresco workshop is given by an expert restorer, artist and decorator in her centrally located Florentine studio.
  • Start time: Morning or Afternoon options, daily
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Maximum Number of Participants: 6
Gladiator School in Rome

Dress up in a traditional gladiator tunic, belt, leather protective glove and rudis (training sword), and be a part of Roman history. Let your imagination run wild as you play like Spartacus, fighting off ferocious lions and sword-wielding warriors! During your two-hour lesson, you will learn how to fight with authentic weapons used by the gladiators of ancient Rome. Classes are organized and led by members of the Historic Group of Rome who specialize in the re-enactment of Roman life and gladiatorial combat. It is a great introduction to Roman History that will keep your little ones engaged!
  • Start time: Several options at 10:00 am, 1:00 pm & 4:00 pm, daily
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Maximum Number of Participants: 8
Mask Making in Venice

Take a trip back in time and learn about the importance of masks in old Venetian society. Masks in Venice were a symbol of freedom, a way to get rid of social rules and to conceal the masked person's identity and social status, not only during Carnival, but also in the everyday life. You will learn about the importance of different styles from the white volto to the black moretta. Then you will make your very own papier-mache mask to take home. Choose among an array of different styles and learn different techniques and nuances that were popular in old Venice. Add your own creativity to your mask by adding feathers or sequins to display your own style!
  • Start time: Daily, except Sunday
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Maximum Number of Participants: 9
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