From Rome to the Alps

Classic Safari

The Experience

Visit the Italian art cities, from the Colosseum and the Vatican State in Rome to the Renaissance in Florence, exploring the real life in their centuries old alleys and restaurants.

Live one of the greatest hunting experiences in the Continent, looking for red stags and Alpine chamois in the breathtaking views of the highest peaks of Europe.

Experience the laidback lifestyle of the Italian countryside, staying in an ancient castle and exploring the culinary Traditions of Langhe, with its white truffles and Barolo wine.

Visit the most unique city in the world, Venice, with a romantic gondola ride.

 

From Rome to the Alps itinerary

Animals you can hunt during this tour

Chamois

Red stag

Roe deer

Detailed Itinerary

Duration Location Season Airport
13 days (12 nights) Rome, Florence, Venice, Langhe, Alp Mountains August – November Rome IN – Turin OUT

Day 1

Rome – The Eternal city

arrive in Rome Airport and meet your Italian Safari tour director, transferring you to the hotel and, depending on the time of arrival, enjoy breakfast together. In the afternoon get a first glance of the eternal city and its main monuments staying away from the crowd: enjoy a golf kart tour following the explanations of your experience tourist guide.

4* Hotel – Meals not included – Italian Safari Tour Director

Day 2 

Rome – The Vatican State

In the morning meet your tourist guide and move to the Vatican State where to explore the museums and Saint Peter Cathedral, admiring Michelangelo’s finest artworks. Take advantage of the afternoon to explore magnificent monuments as Fontana di Trevi or the Spanish Steps, all at walking distance from your hotel. Taste the typical Roman pastas together with your Tour Director in a local trattoria.

4* Hotel – Dinner included – Italian Safari Tour Director

Day 3

Florence – Walking through Renaissance

Transfer to Florence by speed train and check in the amazing boutique hotel set into an aristocratic palace, where the owning family still live. Together with your tourist guide enjoy a first walk through the city center: the greatest example of Renaissance grandeur, before enjoying an aperitivo in an ancient local caffé.

Boutique Hotel – Meals not included

Day 4

Flroence – Uffizi & the David

In the morning meet your guide and pick your preferred visit between the Uffizi gallery, admiring some of the most impressive artworks of the renaissance as well as the Accademia and Michelangelo’s David or the Cappelle Medicee or the 13th century Palazzo Vecchio.  Spend your afternoon walking around the central roads of Florence, the ancient food market or the fashion and craftmanship boutiques. For dinner taste a bistecca alla Fiorentina in one of the most typical “Buca” (trattoria) of the city.

Boutique Hotel – Meals not included

Day 5

Venice – Water views from the gondola

In the morning transfer with a speed train to Venice where, after meeting your local tourist guide, enjoy a first view of the small bridges and streams from the water perspective of a Gondola ride.

4* Hotel – Meals not included

Day 6

Venice – Doge’s Palace & masks

In the morning explore, with your local guide, the majestic Doge’s palace before learning about one of the most fun traditions in Venice doing your own mask in a traditional craftmanship boutique.

4* Hotel – Meals not included

Day 7

Venice – Murano glass

Embark on a taxi boat with your guide for a visit of the island of Murano, here you will learn more about the world renown glass, right where it is made.

4* Hotel – Meals not included

Day 8/10

Alps – Chamois & red stag hunting

Transfer by train to Turin where you will meet your Tour Director and drive to the Alps. Enjoy 2 full days hunting red stag or Alpine chamois.

Mountain Hotel – Full board – Italian Safari Tour Director

Day 11

Langhe – Journey through the wines

Travel south to Langhe, one of the most important culinary regions in Italy, starting your approach to food and wine with a visit of Università del Gusto, the place where Slow Food concept was developed. Enjoy lunch in a typical trattoria before arriving in the small hotel hosting you for the last two days in Italy. Spend the afternoon relaxing in the swimming pool or exploring the wine cellar below your room and sipping the wines produced.

Boutique Hotel – Full board – Italian Safari Tour Director

Day 12

Langhe – Truffle hunting & Barolo cellars

spend the day exploring the two Langhe’s treasures: Barolo wine and White Truffle. In the morning enjoy a truffle hunt with the help of an experienced Trifulau and his dog. After the hunt move to Barolo village and learn about the grapes and soil giving birth to one of the most important wines worldwide and conclude your learnings by tasting it during a special lunch right in the cellars. Spend your last evening in Italy enjoying a dinner in an amazing local trattoria.

Boutique Hotel – Full board – Italian Safari Tour Director

Day 13

Leave

According to your flight schedule, transfer to Turin airport

 

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