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ITALY

 

 

 

 

The walled High Renaissance city of Siena viewed from Home At First’s Siena Estate.

Discover ITALY

At once Ancient & Modern

To discover Italy you discover the rise of the Western World: from early Greeks & Etruscans, to the Roman Empire, to the Renaissance, to ultramodern Italy.

Explore Home At First’s ITALY Travel Program in a Nutshell:

3 Preset
Full-Package
Destinations:

ROME
SIENA
 RURAL TUSCANY

Priced with flights, lodgings, and ground transportation.
Combinable with other Italy locations & many Continental, Scandinavian & UK destinations.

5 Special
Request Regions

AMALFI
CINQUE TERRE
FLORENCE
SICILY
VENICE

Custom-designed & priced. Combinable with other Italy locations and many Continental, Scandinavian & UK destinations.

Itinerary Character:

1-Week in
Regional Italy

Explore your destination at your own pace.
Rental car is necessary in rural Tuscany & Sicily, but not recommended for Florence, Rome, or Venice. 

Lodging Types:

Weekly Rentals: Apartments, Villas, & Cottages

Inns or small hotels with breakfast apply to locations that accept short stays (less than one-week): Rome, Florence, Cinque Terre, and Venice.

On-Site Costs: Fuel, Food, & Activities

$$$—$$$$

Venice, Florence, & Rome can be pricey, but Italy can be done on a budget, too.

Overall Trip Costs: 

$$$

Excellent Value, thanks to Home At First’s low Full-Package prices.

Combinability

with several Home At First Continental,
Scandinavian & UK destinations.

Languages Spoken 
Everywhere:

Italian

Expect English from your lodging host, at airports, in many restaurants & hotels, and from railway staff.

Non-Stop Flight Length from
North America

8+ hrs from East Coast
12+ hrs from West Coast

Most flights from North America arrive in Rome (FCO) or Milan (MXP).

Family Friendly?

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Kids love the activities and the food, but may not like a steady diet of museums, galleries, and historical sites.

Foodie Friendly?

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Italian food and wine are reasons enough to travel to Italy, and keys to understanding Italian culture.

Surprising 
Scenery:

Italy is a mountainous land surrounded by dramatic coastline. Its climate varies from alpine to arid to volcanic to Mediterranean.

Activities

 Hiking
 Cycling
 Horse riding
 Exploring
historic sites
 Visiting vintners
 Taking Italian cooking classes
 Shopping
 Eating!

Where we go to Discover Italy 

Discover Italy!

WHAT COMES WITH HOME AT FIRST’S DISCOVER ITALY TRAVEL PROGRAM

HOME AT FIRST BUILDS INDIVIDUAL TRAVEL PACKAGES TO ITALY THAT INCLUDE:

Quality Lodgings: Fixed Package Price lodgings are available in Siena, Rural Tuscany, and Rome. Custom-priced Special Request lodgings are available in Amalfi, Cinque Terre, Florence, Sicily, and Venice. All apartments come with English-speaking hosts on-site.
Round
-trip Flights: Our airline experts plan your round-trip flights to Italy (usually to Rome, but to Milan, Florence or Venice if one of these is a better choice for your needs) from your home airport. Our price chart includes round-trip fares based on flights from New York (JFK) or Newark (EWR) to Rome (FCO). Flights from/to all other airports available for applicable fare supplements or reductions.
Ground Transport: We recommend and arrange the appropriate ground transportation for your trip. Options include: car rental, city transport passes (Rome), and railway tickets/passes. 
• Guidebook Keyed for Your Destination to help you discover Italy and make the most out of your visit. Includes suggestions for touring, walking, restaurants, shopping, museums, galleries, much more.

ITALY PRICING

 

renaissance siena

SIENA estate APARTMENTS

Home At First’s classically-furnished Siena apartments are sequestered on a gated Tuscan estate just outside Renaissance Siena’s medieval city walls. The estate has a pool and furnished gardens with extensive views of Siena and the surrounding Tuscany countryside. The high Renaissance center of Siena is within walking distance of (or a short car ride from) the estate. The apartments are within 15-20 minutes walk or 5 minutes drive from shops, stores, restaurants, and services. Siena is ideally situated as a day-trip base within convenient reach of Florence, Pisa, Lucca, Perugia, Assisi, & several world famous wine areas.

Go to Siena

 

rural tuscany 

alta maremma estate

Home At First’s rustic cottage apartments at southern Tuscany’s Alta Maremma Estate command a hilltop perch with fine views across a classic Tuscan landscape. Guests enjoy the estate’s attractive pool and its panoramic view. Our rural Alta Maremma Estate apartments are only 5-minutes drive from a major highway, making them convenient bases for day-trips by car throughout the region, from the beach resorts of the Tyrrhenian Sea to several of Tuscany’s famed wine towns. The nearest grocery store and restaurants are a 5-minute drive away in the neighboring walled hill town pictured above.

Rural Tuscany

 

historic rome

eternal city apartments

Home At First’s Eternal City Apartments are located in the historic heart of Rome between the Spanish Steps and the Vatican, near the classical Pantheon and the elegant Piazza Navona (pictured above). Our apartments are within walking distance of St. Peter’s Square and many Roman monuments in a pedestrian-friendly district close to a wide variety of shops, cafés, restaurants, activities, and services. Use of taxis or public transport enables the exploration of all of Rome. Guests staying in Rome more than 3 nights receive a transpass valid on streetcars, the Metro, buses, & on certain trains.

Go to Rome

 

amalfi, CINQUE TERRE, FLORENCE, sicily, & venice

special request LOCATIONs

Home At First offers lodgings in other parts of Italy by special request. Request a custom trip design proposal for:

• Amalfi (pictured above): picturesque town on the rugged peninsula south of Naples. Day trips to Pompeii, Herculaneum, Sorrento, and Capri.  

• Cinque Terre: five cliff-hanging seaside towns on Italy’s NW coast comprise a national park with stunning scenery.   

• Florence:  capital of Tuscany; center of the Renaissance with world-class museums, galleries, & architecture.

• Sicily: Italy’s largest island: classical Greek ruins, fabulous local cuisine, volcanic landscape, Mediterranean beaches.

• Venice: World Heritage city of canals, gondoliers, galleries, architecture, high culture, & rising water.

Request Locations

  

Italy readily combines with many other Home At First destinations.

Achieve more than one European travel goal for just one transatlantic airfare.

Request Free Proposal for a Custom-Made Combination Trip with Price Quote Here

HOW TO BUILD, PRICE, AND BOOK YOUR TRIP —

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