As tour operators and travel agents, you want to have the best insight as to what you are offering to your client. You want the best quality, and best experience and your clients trust you. At Great Italy Tour we believe your client’s trust is the most important thing. So, why not experience the tours that you will be offering to your clients for yourself? Our Promotional Tour for Travel Agents will take tour operators and travel agents into the world of Andrea Bocelli to experience our exclusive day tours in Tuscany, as well as our incredible day tours including trips to Bolgheri, Lucca, Rome, the Roman countryside, and many more. You will experience the beauty and flavors that Italy has to offer.
Day 1: Arrival and Bocelli Countryside Escape/Bocelli Backstage and Wine Exclusive Day Tours
- Vigneti Bocelli / Wine Tasting Bocelli / Pranzo Bocelli / Museo
- PPG Studios
Welcome to beautiful Tuscany! As you arrive at the airport of Pisa or Florence, you will be greeted by your Private English Speaking Driver. You will enjoy an incredible day by experiencing our very exclusive combination of our Bocelli Countryside Escape Day Tour and Bocelli Backstage and Wine Day Tour. You will be privately chauffeured through the region of Tuscany to your first stop, the medieval town of Volterra. Volterra is the first stop on our Bocelli Countryside Escape Day Tour and offers a wonderful visit to guests. You will discover the ancient Roman amphitheater and enjoy an explanation of the history by your driver. Take a stroll through the center of the town leading you to the Piazza dei Priori, where Andrea Bocelli once performed at the start of his career in 1990s. Your stroll will lead you to a famous alabaster laboratory where you will see how the craft is created and will be able to purchase some masterpieces as Volterra is known for its alabaster crafts. From Volterra, you will be chauffeured then to the Teatro del Silenzio, the outdoor venue where Maestro Andrea Bocelli performs his annual concert each July. The venue is nestled in the middle of the Tuscan hills and offers the most breathtaking views of the surrounding hills and Tuscan landscape. Continue on to the Bocelli family vineyards located only a few minutes from the Teatro del Silenzio in the hometown of Andrea Bocelli, Lajatico. At the Bocelli family vineyards you will admire the grape vines and learn about the wine making process, as well as other products produced by the family, like honey, olive oil, and their new line of cosmetics made with the remains of the grapes after making the wine. From here you will arrive at the Bocelli family restaurant where you will be greeted by Alessio Bocelli, nephew of Andrea Bocelli. At the Officine Bocelli you can admire the atmosphere as the rooms are covered with photos of the Bocelli family. You will enjoy a private wine tasting of three delicious Bocelli wines accompanied by a fantastic appetizer of cured meats, cheeses, and bruschetta with the Bocelli olive oil and honey. Afterwards indulge in a divine three course Tuscan lunch composed of a pasta dish, meat dish, and a side vegetable dish followed by dessert and coffee, all accompanied with your favorite Bocelli wine and water. After a satisfying lunch you can visit the Bocelli museum located on the first floor of the restaurant; it is dedicated to the lifetime musical achievements of Andrea Bocelli. After a wonderful morning, you will be chauffeured to the PPG Recording Studios, as part of our exclusive Bocelli Backstage and Wine Day Tour. At the PPG Studios you will be greeted by studio master and friend of Andrea, Pierpaolo Guerrini. He will take you on a tour through the studio and give you a quick crash course on how the recording studio works and you will learn about the album making process, and even perhaps try to sing your favorite Bocelli song yourself as you use the same microphone used by Andrea! After a lovely visit, you will then be chauffeured to the Bocelli Luxury Apartments located in the beautiful hometown of Andrea, Lajatico. After some relaxation, you will be chauffeured to view the other Bocelli Luxury Apartments located in Borgo in Chianni, these apartments are nestled in the Tuscan hills and offer the most incredible views of the Tuscan countryside, and have a pool for guests to enjoy as they admire the views. That evening you will indulge in a delicious dinner at the restaurant Le Vecchie Cantine, indulging in the finest Tuscan cuisine. Enjoy a relaxing evening before being chauffeured back to your apartments in Lajatico.
Day 2: Bocelli Seaside Experience Day Tour
- Lucca Guided Tour
- Wine Tasting & Lunch at Alpemare
- Forte dei Marmi
Good morning in beautiful Tuscany. Enjoy some breakfast and meet your Private English Speaing Driver outside. You will check out of the apartments and get ready for an exciting day! You will be experiencing our fabulous Bocelli Seaside Experience Day Tour. Your first stop will be Lucca, the incredibly historical town known as being the hometown of composer Giacomo Puccini. You will meet your Private Tour Guide who will introduce you to the history, culture, and folklore of the town, and you will even visit the museum of Puccini. From there, you will be chauffeured to Pietrasanta, a stunning art town. It is known as being the place where Michelangelo found marble for his masterpieces. Enjoy a stroll around the town admiring the architecture, and perhaps enjoying an espresso in the piazza. Your next stop will be Alpemare Beach Club, by Andrea Bocelli, located on the seaside of Forte dei Marmi. You will be greeted by the wonderful staff and as you admire the views of the sea and the Apuan alps in the background, you will be seated at the restaurant to indulge in a Bocelli wine tasting of three delicious wines like prosecco, rose’ and white wine, all three that are accompanied perfectly with seafood. You will enjoy a delicious appetizer followed by a three course Tuscan seafood meal and dessert and coffee. From the Bocelli Alpemare Beach Club, you will be chauffeured to Pisa to take in the beauty of the famed Leaning Tower and enjoy a stroll around the town before heading to your accommodation in Forte dei Marmi, Hotel Negresco. After some relaxation, perhaps on the beach at the hotel, your driver will chauffeur you to a beautiful restaurant located in the center of Forte dei Marmi. Indulge in the beauty of the atmosphere and the delicious cuisine for a perfect dinner at La Barca restaurant. After dinner, enjoy some free time for a stroll around Forte dei Marmi before being chauffeured back to your accommodation. Guests love shopping at the luxury Italian shops in Forte dei Marmi, and our packages offer personal shoppers to help them pick the perfect outfits.
Day 3: Bolgheri Tour and Transfer to Rome
- Castagneto Carducci & Olive Press Visit
- Wine Tasting & Lunch at the Enoteca San Guido in Bolgheri
- Transfer a Roma
As you awake in the gorgeous seaside town of Forte dei Marmi, enjoy breakfast and check out of your accommodation. You will be greeted by your Private English Speaking Driver who will chauffeur you throughout the day to visit the gorgeous town of Bolgheri, with your final destination being the Eternal city of Rome. Your first stop will be Castagneto Carducci, a small town with a very authentic olive press. They are famous for making incredible olive oil. You can taste the rich and fresh flavors of the olives just pressed into liquid gold known as olive oil. As you arrive in Bolgheri, you will enjoy a stroll around the Tuscan town offering amazing views and a very authentic Tuscan town feel. You will arrive at the Enoteca San Guido where you will indulge in a private wine tasting and lunch tasting the incredible flavors of the region’s wine and delectable cuisine. After a fantastic morning, you will be chauffeured a couple of hours to the famous city of Rome. You will check in to the Hotel Splendide Royal, a luxurious accommodation offering incredible amenities. That evening you will be chauffeured to the Restaurant Lo Zodiaco, located on top of one of the 7 hills of Rome offering breathtaking views of the city below and delicious cuisine for a perfect dinner. You will then be chauffeured back to your accommodation for the evening.
Day 4: Tour of Rome with Vatican Museums and Private Cooking Class
- Campo dei Fiori
- Cooking Class with Private Chef
- Musei Vaticani
- Piazza Navona
Good morning in the Eternal City. Enjoy breakfast and meet with your Private English Speaking Driver who will chauffeur you bright and early to the square of Campo dei Fiori where you will meet your private chef. The Campo dei Fiori is famous for its fresh market where you can find all sorts of freshly picked vegetables, fruits, and other products like olive oil, spices, grains, pastas, and much more! Your chef will guide you in picking the perfect ingredients. You will arrive at a private apartment where your private chef will teach you how to create the perfect Italian meal using the fresh ingredients you’ve just picked out. After a very informative class, you will enjoy your own creation with some wine! Your afternoon will then lead you to the Vatican Museums where you will meet your private tour guide who will offer insight into the worlds most incredible destination. Learn about the history of the Vatican and the Catholic religion as you discover the museums, and admire the Sistine Chapel, as well as Saint Peter’s Basilica and Saint Peter’s Square. Your breathtaking visit will then lead you to the center of Rome where you will visit Piazza Navona and enjoy a stroll around one of Rome’s best destinations. You will return to your accommodation for some relax time and will then be chauffeured to Flavio al Velavevodetto, an authentic restaurant, located in Rome’s Testaccio area next to Piramide, an ancient Egyptian pyramid located in the center of Rome. Enjoy a delicious Roman meal filled with Roman delicacies before heading back to your hotel.
Day 5: Tour of Rome with Colosseum and famous sites
- Colosseum and Roman Forum
- Circo Massimo
- Piazza Venezia
- Michelangelo’s Steps and Colle Capitolino
- Trevi Fountain
- Piazza di Spagna
- Piazza del Popolo
- Lunch at Isidoro
- Basilica di San Paolo outside the walls
Good morning in beautiful Rome. As you awake, enjoy breakfast and meet your Private English Speaking Driver who will chauffeur you to your first stop, the world wonder of the Colosseum! Enjoy a guided tour with a Private Tour Guide who will explain in detail the history of this ancient site filled with gladiators and royalty, and head over to the Ancient Roman Forum as well to discover the ancient city of Rome with your guide. View the Circo Massimo and take a stroll around it. It is where the ancient Romans would have their horse chariot races. From there, continue on to Piazza Venezia, where you will admire the huge building, the Altar of the Fatherland, constructed by Mussolini. As you move around the corner, you’ll find Michelangelo’s steps that lead up to Campidoglio, the famous area where the government buildings are located. Continue on to the marvelous Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, and the Spanish Steps, and the Piazza del Popolo, on a lovely stroll through the city. Enjoy a delicious Roman lunch at the Restaurant Isidoro tasting more Roman delicacies, perhaps an Amatriciana or Carbonara pasta! After lunch you will visit Basilica di San Paolo, a stunning church decorated in gold. You will be chauffeured back to your accommodation where you will enjoy some relax time and that evening enjoy dinner at Checco il Carrettiere, a characteristic Roman restaurant. Enjoy your time and get some rest that evening.
Day 6: Tour of Castelli Romani, Roman Countryside
- Frascati and the Villas
- Grottaferrata and S. Nilo Abbey
- Castel Gandolfo Pope residence and lake
- Lunch at Pagnanelli
Good morning again in the beautiful Eternal City of Rome. Enjoy breakfast and you will be greeted by your Private English Speaking Driver who will chauffeur you on a wonderful day tour through the Castelli Romani, the Roman suburbs. Your first stop will be Frascati, which is famous for its delicious white wine and offers wonderful insight into the Roman countryside life. You are away from the chaos of the city but still enjoying the culture of Rome. Your visit to Castel Gandolfo will leave you amazed as you enjoy the magnificent panoramic views and view the incredible volcanic lake from above. Castel Gandolfo is where the Pope resides during the summer months. Enjoy a delicious lunch at Pagnanelli, a delicious restaurant with the best wines of the region! Taste delicious flavors of Roman foods before strolling around the town of Ariccia, a beautiful hill town with stunning architecture, and culture. Ariccia is famous for it’s “Porchetta” or pork dish. Your final stop of the afternoon will be Nemi, known for the stunning Lake Nemi. Take a stroll around the lake discovering the charming atmosphere and beauty that is so close to the city of Rome. You will be chauffeured back to your accommodation for some relax time, and that evening will be chauffeured to La Pace del Palato, the last restaurant you will visit in Rome. Indulge in your last Roman meal accompanied by delicious wine from the region.
Day 7: Transfer to Rome Airport
Good morning on your last morning in Rome. Enjoy breakfast and check out of your accommodation. Your Private English Speaking Driver will chauffeur you to the Rome Fiumicino Airport after an incredible trip discovering the beautiful and exclusive tours of Great Italy Tour!
Duration: 7 Days/6 Nights