Tanisha Connelly

Simplistic Journeys, LLC

Italy's Treasures Food, Art & Wine

May 8, 2025 to May 22, 2025
Northern Italy

Italy's Treasures Art, Food & Wine

Land Only Tour 

May 8-22, 2025

Vineyards, olive groves, and floating cities await in this incredible land steeped in history, culture that leaves an indelible mark, and cuisine that you'll never forget. This is Italy in its most iconic form. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty and tranquility of the Alpine Lakes region. Follow the winding coastline to explore the medieval villages of Cinque Terre. Embark on off-road adventures to uncover the marble quarries of Carrara, the very source of Michelangelo's marble for his masterpiece, the statue of David. Unwind during a relaxing 4-night stay at a charming Tuscan villa. In a family-owned estate, master the art of crafting Tuscan dishes with a hands-on cooking class. Explore Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance, and venture into Venice, a city woven with canals and bridges. From medieval marvels to bustling piazzas, let yourself be swept away by the legendary treasures of Northern Italy.




What's included in this trip:

  • 4 Handpicked Accommodations

  • 18 Meals (10 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 5 Dinners)

  • Transfers to and from Hotel 

    Must-See Inclusions:

    • Spend two nights in romantic Venice.
    • Immerse yourself in Florence’s countless treasures on a guided tour of the city.
    • Uncover the prismatic landscape of the Tuscan countryside.

    Cultural Experiences:

    • Explore Lake Orta, one of Italy’s hidden treasures.
    • Discover colorful Cinque Terre, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
    • Explore the marble quarries of Carrara aboard off-road vehicles.

    Culinary Inclusions:

    • Journey by boat to Isola dei Pescatori for a lovely welcome dinner.
    • Taste authentic Italian gelato from an award-winning ice cream parlor in San Gimignano.
    • Learn the art behind Tuscan cuisine during a hands-on cooking lesson.


What's not included:

  1. Airfare - You are responsible for getting yourself to and from Italy 
  2. Travel protection but can be added at an additional cost 
  3. Meals that are not included in tour 
  4. Items of a personal nature


Cancellation policy:

If your travel plans change, refund options are limited. Once reservations have been made, cancellations will only be accepted in writing. Email your cancellation request to info@simplisticjourneys.com with your invoice number, full name, and date of travel. If you do not receive an acknowledgement within 48 hours, please call (813) 733-9570 to ensure your information was received. Cancellations of confirmed bookings will result in penalties and fees assessed by travel suppliers. Air, car, hotel, and activity no-shows will not receive any refunds for total payments made. Simplistic Journeys, LLC reserve the right to automatically charge a cancellation fee of no less than $550 per guest plus any service fees for processing of payment to the credit card on file on day of cancellation. This fee is in addition of the Suppliers, Hotel, Car, and Air carrier fees. Refunds must be requested at the time of cancellation and any refunds due will be issued only to the original form of payment. For this Tour No refund will be permitted on the initial deposit. For this Tour No refund will be permitted if a guest voluntarily or involuntarily does not show up for their tour or terminates his/her tour in progress. Tour contracts are non-transferable. Tour date changes are considered reservation cancellations and are subject to penalties per Simplistic Journeys, LLC , and their  suppliers penalty schedule. Please note: Cancellation Policies are subject to change by Simplistic Journeys, LLC and their Suppliers.

Available Packages

Italy's Treasures
Unavailable as of May 10, 2024

Starting At: $5,830.15
Deposit: $350.00 per person

Vineyards, olive groves, and cities that float. Incredible history, indelible culture, and unforgettable cuisine.