A centrally located in the historic heart of Florence right by the Duomo and Piazza della Signoria.
Spend the day visiting the city infamously preserved by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 19 centuries ago during the summer of 79AD. Enjoy lunch in one of the best local restaurants "Il Principe".
Palace Bonvecchiati in Venice is a First Class modern luxury hotel located in the heart of historic Venice. This boutique style hotel offers guest rooms decorated beautifully with modern and elegant furniture. La Terrazza restaurant offers dining overlooking the canal not far from Saint Mark's Square. Relax and energize at the Palace Bonvecchiati Spa open daily from 9am-7pm.
Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Lake Como on this boat cruise. Along the way, admire the Baroque and Neoclassic Villas and luxuriant parks. During springtime, the amazing water-front terraced gardens burst into spectacular colors with extravagant varieties of azaleas and rhododendrons.
The Villa Diodoro, a four star hotel, just a few steps from downtown Taormina, is the home for people who enjoy the best of life, who wish to relax admiring the unique Etna view and the charm of the Naxos Bay.
Visit one of the most important museums of paintings and sculptures in the world. This tour includes entrance fees and a private guide.
Head out from Florence to take a half-day tour of Pisa to see its major sights.
Italian food is justifiably famous worldwide, and a favorite of most Americans. Yet, no matter how familiar you think you are with this wonderful cuisine, you will be surprised by the food in Italy – it is even better, more interesting and more varied than Italian food served in even the best American restaurants.
The many regions of Italy each have their own specialties, styles and ingredients. Each region is an adventure, and every Italian will insist that the best food in Italy is that of their home town.
Italy and Religion
There are two official religions in Italy. The Roman Catholic Church is one and soccer is the other. Officially, however, Catholicism is virtually the state religion. The great majority of Italians are baptized Catholics, and until recently, all children were named after a Catholic Saint.
While all of our tours inevitably visit important Catholic sites, these tours are especially well suited to those who want time to discover the meaning of religion in Italy:
For Italian Americans, a Perillo Tour is a great way to get to know your roots. Walk the streets your grandparents walked, visit distant cousins, dive deep into your genetic pool. While a Perillo Tour is a structured vacation, you can make time to visit the towns of your ancestry by flying into Italy early or extending your tour at the end of your Perillo vacation — and we’ll be happy to help you make arrangements. If your family lives near a scheduled Perillo Tour stop, you may even be able to fit a visit into the tour itself.
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