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A R T  E X P E R I E N C E S

BREAKFAST AT THE VATICAN GARDENS

A unique opportunity to enjoy breakfast and explore the buildings and pavilions of the famous Vatican Gardens in the heart of the Vatican City. Usually closed to the eyes of common visitors, magnificent English-style gardens with fountains, grottoes, the pavilion of John Paul II’s arbor, unique trees and plants brought to the Vatican from around the world, as well as a unique collection of cactus, will certainly not leave guests indifferent. It is possible to continue the excursion visiting the Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica.

EXCLUSIVE VISIT TO THE COLONNA PALACE

The entire Palace will be at the exclusive disposal of guests. Colonna Palace is one of the most ambitious and ancient private palaces in Rome. Its construction was commissioned in the XIV century by the Colonna family, which has been living here for eight centuries. The impressive collection of art works gathered in the Galleria Colonna, and authentic Baroque  jewel initiated in the XVII century and later increased by Lorenzo Onofrio Colonna, consists of sculptures from the Roman age and several paintings ranging from the XV to the XIX century. Duration: 3 hours.

EXCLUSIVE VISIT TO THE PALAZZO BORROMEO WITH AN APERITIF

Isola Bella is considered the main decoration of Lake Maggiore. Here there is the Palazzo Borromeo: the visitors will be impressed by the striking magnificence of decoration,the luxurious collection of paintings, tapestries, antique furniture, by the Murano glass chandeliers and much more. An aperitif will be served on the terrace of the superb Noria Tower immediately after an exclusive visit to the luxurious halls of the Palazzo Borromeo.

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G A S T R O N O M I C  E X P E R I E N C E S

ANTIQUE PAESTUM AND BUFFALO FARM

Paestum is famous for two attractions: ancient Greek temples and the production of mozzarella. Temples are considered one of the best-preserved ancient Greek structures in the world, and the local mozzarella, made exclusively from buffalo milk, has no analogues. Duration: 8-12 hours.

HUNTING FOR BLACK TRUFFLES IN NORCIA AND A WORKSHOP ON THE PRODUCTION OF CHEESE.

A complete and engaging experiential dive to maintain an indelible memory of your holiday in Norcia. The classic truffle hunt is enriched with the art of cheese, so in addition to the suggestive walk in search of “black gold”, our trusted cheesemaker will show you and reveal all the secrets of the process of preparing the cheese (and everything not in his laboratory but outdoors and in the midst of nature!) A unique and unmissable experience, typical and genuine at the same time! Finally, enjoy the picnic in the woods, in total relax and let yourself be pampered by then tasting of typical local products before returning to the hotel.

GASTRONOMIC PIEDMONT AND TRUFFLE HUNTING

Depart to Alba, the capital of winemaking, white truffle and Ferrero chocolate. Walk through the center with a visit to shops full of delicacies and a rich selection of the best wine labels. In the boutique restaurant, away from the busy streets, guests will find a colorful and artistic chef to conduct a culinary master class. The dishes prepared under the strict guidance of the chef will make the lunch menu, accompanied by the recommended wines of the region. Guests will meet and move with a truffle hunter and his trained cheerful dog. The gambling truffle hunting will take place in a picturesque area. An experienced hunter will tell you interesting details about this valuable product, while walking in the open air among the beautiful autumn nature. The experience will end in the hunter’s house by tasting excellent home-made wine.

GOURMET TOUR OF THE EMILIA-ROMAGNA REGION

Parma is the only Italian city that has received the status of “creative” city in the field of gastronomy by UNESCO, and the restaurant “Osteria Francescana” in Modena has been among the three best restaurants in the world according to The World’s Best Restaurants classification for 5 consecutive years. During the tour, depending on the place of residence, guests can see not only the historical cultural heritage, but also taste the famous gastronomic delights of the region. Duration: 8-10 hours.

Route N1: Parma or castles of Fontanellato and Soragna, castle of Torrechiara, tasting of Parmesan, Parma ham and balsamic vinegar.
Route N2: Modena, the Lamborghini or Pagani Museum, lunch in a restaurant, tasting of Parmesan and balsamic vinegar.

 
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M A S T E R C L A S S  E X P E R I E N C E S

CULINARY MASTER CLASS WITH A CHEF - MICHELIN STAR HOLDER

Is it time to improve your culinary skills or discover new ones?! During exclusive master classes led by the starred chef, guests will be able to learn about the techniques of eminent chefs, culinary ideas and inspiration, the attractiveness of high-level cuisine. How to organize a professional kitchen? Which techniques are used to create a unique and creative menu? How to combine contrasting aromas? Guests will get acquainted with all this during a cooking lesson. In the end they will enjoy a wonderful lunch or dinner by tasting the prepared dishes.

EXCLUSIVE MASTER CLASS WITH A PROFESSIONAL SOMMELIER

An expert sommelier will tell the story of wine production, as well as about winemaking in the modern world. You will be tought how to read any wine label and correctly describe the wine. In addition, you will learn which recommendations to follow when buying, in order to purchase a noble drink of good quality, the rules for storing wines, and what to consider when creating private collections. You will learn about the leading Italian producers and learn to distinguish wines from the north of Italy from those from the south, as well as taste them.

VISITING ESQUILINO MARKET AND COOKING CLASS

The culinary experience will begin with a visit to the Esquilino market, shopping and tasting products for cooking. Next, the chef will hold a master class preparing 3 dishes (water and wine are included in the price).  At the end of the experience, guests will receive an apron and a cap as a gift, a certificate of completion of the master class and recipes in English. Duration: 4 hours.

MOSAIC WORKSHOP

Guests will visit the workshop for the production of mosaics and get acquainted with the bases of mosaic art and the creation of traditional decor. In the presence of a master artist, guests will create a mosaic of polychrome marble measuring 20 x 20 cm, which they can pick up the next day (as soon as the material hardens). The workshop will provide all the tools for making mosaics and already cut tiles. Duration: 2 hours.

NEAPOLITAN PIZZA MASTER CLASS IN SORRENTO

You will have the opportunity to cook, with the help of a professional pizzaiolo in Sorrento, an authentic Neapolitan pizza: Campania’s most famous delicacy. Guests will be offered a welcome cocktail. The chef will present an apron and a ca, while telling some cooking secrets, thanks to which visitors will prepare a special dough and filling, and then bake and taste pizza, enjoying a magnificent view of the Gulf of Naples.

MASTER CLASS ON CREATING VENETIAN MASKS

The creation of the Venetian mask takes place in one of the authentic workshops where traditions and ancient techniques are preserved. Under the guidance of the master, guests will experience the magical world of masks, a tradition going back to the distant XIII century. You will create a unique work of art that you can bring home as a souvenir.

 
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W I N E  E X P E R I E N C E S

WALK ALONG THE AMALFI COAST AND WINE TASTING AT MARISA CUOMO. 

During the tour, guests will visit one of the picturesque towns of the Amalfi coast: Positano or Amalfi and go for a wine tasting in the Marisa Cuomo vineyards. Guests will visit the cellars and vineyards of the estate, taste the unique wines and gastronomic dishes of Furore.



VISIT TO ONE OF THE OLDEST WINE CELLARS IN THE WORLD: RICASOLI 

The first stones of the Brolio castle date back to the early Middle Ages, when it became the property of the Ricasoli family in 1141. Today, the estate, rebuilt several times, has traces of various eras. In a continuous sequence of colors, among soft hills and dense oak and chestnut forests, Castello di Brolio dominates the center of the largest region of Chianti Classico. The property has 1,200 hectares, of which 240 are vineyards and 26 are planted with olive trees. You will taste one of the best wines in the region accompanied by typical products.


CASTLES OF PIEDMONT AND BAROLO

A tour with a local guide through the panoramic “wine road” among the hills and vineyards with a story about the features and traditions of the Langhe region. A walk in the charming fortified town of XIV – XVI centuries. The route continues among the beautiful landscapes of the Barolo region. A stop at the foot of the castle, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, where the history of the formation of Italian statehood intertwined with the history of the creation of the great Italian wine Barolo. Lunch at a Michelin star restaurant. Visit to a family winery manufacturer of Barolo. Tour of the cellars and wine tasting.



SPEAKEASY ROME TOUR: DISCOVER 3 SECRET BARS

In the period of American Prohibition, in order to circumvent the ban on the production and consumption of alcohol, hidden bars were created where you can secretly drink and not be caught. Very often these speakeasy were located in the back rooms of shops or wine cellars and are only accessible via password. How could you find them? – “Word of mouth.” Despite the fact that today we no longer need to hide, speakeasy practice is more alive than ever before. Thanks to the information available in blogs, magazines, forum… We can collect numerous tips to find them.

 
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D R I V E   E X P E R I E N C E S

ENZO FERRARI MUSEUM IN MODENA AND TEST DRIVE

At the Enzo Ferrari Museum, guests will receive a unique and exciting experience, getting back to the roots of the most famous automobile brand in the world. A museum where you can learn not only the history of the founding father of Ferrari, but also see some of the most beautiful cars ever created. Visitors will also be given the opportunity to test one or more Ferrari or Lamborghini models on the so called “Lamborghini Road”, specially built to test these machines.

 
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R O M A N T I C  E X P E R I E N C E S

MARRIAGE PROPOSAL IN VENICE

A man invites his lover to a romantic walk along the Venetian canals on a gondola. For about 30 minutes, the couple is entertained by the musical accompaniment of the accordion or another instrument, the gondola arrives in the proximity of a bridge, where the staff have already prepared a pleasant and unexpected surprise — a poster with the words, for example, “Honey, marry me!” As soon as the boat approaches the bridge, the poster is unfurled, the staff will begin to applaud and shower the couple with the rose petals on the bridge. Just imagine the incredible happiness and delight of his other half when she realizes that this is all done for her sake!

 
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A I R  E X P E R I E N C E S

ETERNAL ROME, LAKE BRACCIANO AND CASTLES: PANORAMIC HELICOPTER FLIGHT

During the flight, guests can enjoy the beauty of the city and views of the volcanic lake of Bracciano, the Orsini-Odescalchi castle built in the 1470s, the cross-shaped antenna of the Vatican, Lake Martignano, the city and countryside of Rome and many other spectacular views that will give you a unique opportunity to take stunning photographs. Duration: 1 hour.



HOT AIR BALLOON FLIGHT OVER SIENA

Ballooning over Siena will begin from the launch field, right next to the city. Guests will see the Piazza del Campo, surrounded by the characteristic historic center and well known as venue for the famous Palio di Siena. Depending on the winds, guests will fly over the city and its charming medieval buildings, or enjoy the typical Chianti countryside, the gentle hills of Crete Senesi and the panorama of the city. In any case, the experience will be unique and unforgettable! After landing, guests will enjoy a typical Tuscan-style breakfast or lunch in the Chianti countryside.



SEAPLANE FLIGHT OVER LAKE COMO, LAKE ISEO AND FRANCIACORTA CASTLE

Guests will be able to see the beauty of lakes and landscapes from a bird’s flight and get an unforgettable unique experience of flying on a seaplane during the proposed tour. During the flight it is possible to make a stop for lunch or a tasting in the Castle of Franciacorta. Duration: 1 hour.



FLIGHT OVER THE VOLCANO ETNA

Emotional flight over the top of Mount Etna. A heavenly sightseeing tour to discover the incomparable sensation of the wild grandeur of a volcano. During the flight you can admire the lunar landscapes and active craters. Guests will see indelible traces of lava flows that characterize the topography of this area, as well as the coast from Sicily to Calabria. A 20-minute flight takes place on an Ecureuil AS 350 aircraft with a maximum capacity of 5 people.

 
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W A T E R  E X P E R I E N C E S

A TRIP ALONG THE AMALFI COAST AND THE ISLAND OF CAPRI ON A PRIVATE YACHT AZIMUT ATLANTIS 55

An unforgettable boat trip along the Amalfi Coast and the island of Capri. The walk is designed for 8 hours.
Included: snorkeling equipment, beach towels, minibar with soft drinks and wine, fresh fruits and snacks on board.



STROMBOLI BY NIGHT IN A PRIVATE BOAT

This is a unique opportunity to visit one of the most impressive spectacles – the eruption of Stromboli volcano. Guests will discover the beauty of the Aeolian Islands, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, take a cruise towards Panarea and stop to enjoy the beautiful nature of this island, where you can snorkel or dine in the restaurant. At sunset, reaching Stromboli, right in front of Sciara del Fuoco, you can admire the explosions of the volcano and enjoy a glass of prosecco. After the performance, guests will set off towards the harbor.


CINQUE TERRE ON A PRIVATE YACHT CHRIS CRAFT 28

An unforgettable cruise along the coast of the Cinque Terre National Park. The tour is designed for 8 hours.
Included: snorkeling equipment, beach towels, minibar with soft drinks and wine, fresh fruits and snacks on board.

 
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E X T R E M E  E X P E R I E N C E S

CANYONING IN THE AREA OF LAKE COMO

Ride the waves and challenge the wild river, have fun in the company of friends or family. Canyoning is an exciting activity for everyone (minimum age 8 years) and does not require special courses or physical skills. On each boat (maximum 8 people), the guide will give a command to the group that will control the boat descending along the river. The descent lasts about 2 hours.

DOG SLEDDING IN MADONNA DI CAMPIGLIO

Gliding through the snow in a sleigh pulled by magnificent husky dogs. If guests have ever dreamed of riding a dog sled, then in Madonna di Campiglio and Pinzolo it is possible! Here you can pamper yourself with the thrill of sledding by taking a tour on the snow pulled by the best man’s friend – a dog.