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Indulge yourself on our specially curated Italian tour, created by us, exclusively for you. Fall in love with the idyllic surroundings of the Amalfi Coast, savour the crisp, refreshing flavours of Tuscan wine, and be spellbound by intimate performances in enchanting, hand-picked venues, on this remarkable, one-of-a-kind holiday.

From the majestic surroundings of a fairy tale castle, overlooking the tranquil Lake Bracciano, to a beautiful clifftop on the idyllic Amalfi Coast, we have hand-picked the most magical and intimate settings where you’ll get to experience these two talented singing sensations perform exclusively for you.

Explore the region’s heady mix of breathtaking scenery, ancient history and sumptuous cuisine across three fabulous destinations. Delve into the Renaissance charms of Florence before experiencing the treasures of Tuscany, including its glorious landscapes of rolling hillsides, lush vineyards and vast olive groves. Spend three nights in the Eternal City, awash with world-famous attractions such as the cavernous Colosseum and the Spanish Steps, overflowing with florals. Your final Italian stop is serene Sorrento, a town filled with history. Combined with luxury hotel stays, delicious dinners and fascinating tours, this exceptional holiday showcases some of the best Italy has to offer.

From the sumptuous flavours of Tuscany and a wine-tasting experience with Oz Clarke to admiring Rome’s world-class attractions, an enchanting classical concert with José Carreras in the stunning Castello Odescalchi di Bracciano to an exclusive and intimate concert with Katherine Jenkins in the majestic surroundings of the Amalfi Coast, these once-in-a-lifetime and exclusive experiences will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.

Your Route

Your Nine Night Holiday Includes

Day 1

20th June 2023

Escape into the romantic city of Florence during an enchanting hotel stay

Grand Hotel Baglioni

Located in the centre of the city, this beautiful hotel is housed in a magnificent 19th-century building and offers exceptional views of famous historic monuments including the Duomo, the Palazzo Vecchio and the Uffizi Gallery. Each of the 192 rooms are equipped in an unmistakably Florentine style: wooden furniture, wrought iron finishes, hardwood floors and leaded glass windows. Features include the panoramic B-Roof restaurant and two American bars.

Upgrade your Florence hotel to a luxury stay at the five-star Sina Villa Medici or similar.

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Day 2

21st June 2023

Spend your day in fairy tale Florence doing as much or as little as you like

The Tuscan capital is an achingly romantic city of medieval architecture and art, with a magnificent city centre that has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Regarded by many as the birthplace of the Renaissance movement, it’s home to the superb Uffizi Gallery, home to works by Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. Other sights include the Duomo, a cathedral with a striking terracotta-tiled dome, the illustrious Ponte Vecchio and Piazzale Michelangelo which boasts panoramic views of the city.

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Day 3

22nd June 2023

Indulge in gastronomic delight in Tuscany with British Wine Writer, presenter and broadcaster, Oz Clarke

Tuscancy wine and culinary experience with Oz Clarke

Take your tastebuds on a magnificent journey as your whisked into the romantic surroundings of Tenuta Torciano, founded in 1720, for a memorable wine-tasting experience with Oz Clarke. Currently celebrating their 301st year as premier wine makers, Tenuta Torciano is run by Pierluigi Giachi and specialises in international luxury wine. Immerse yourself in the spectacular Tuscan countryside where you’ll be able to experience the crisp open air, mouth-watering flavours and vivid colours that this desirable region is known for. Be welcomed by Oz into the glorious surroundings, indulge in a delectable, Tuscan-inspired, five-course meal made from the finest local ingredients and sample some of the winery’s finest wines including Chianti, Super Tuscan and Rosso di Montepulciano.

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Day 4

23rd June 2023

Climb on board the Frecciarossa train for your journey to Rome where you’ll savour a three-night hotel stay

This afternoon, we will whisk you away on board the high-speed Frecciarossa train, to the historic city of Rome, for your stay at the chic Le Méridien Visconti Rome. Settle in to your surroundings as you prepare for the next stage of your magical Italian adventure.

Le Méridien Visconti Rome

Within walking distance of the charming Spanish Steps and the breathtaking Vatican, Le Méridien Visconti Rome lies beautifully in the heart of the city. The Seventies’ design accentuates the architecture of the exterior, creating a stylish continuity between the not-so-recent past and modern taste. Dine on traditional Italian fare in Longitude 12 Bistrot & Jardin and unwind on the Roof 7 Terrace bar, which boasts spellbinding views over the city.

Upgrade your Rome hotel to a luxury stay at the five-star Baglioni Hotel Regina or similar.

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Day 5

24th June 2023

Savour a day at leisure to explore the historic city of Rome

Rome

Rome is often described as being the world’s biggest open-air museum – home to St Peter’s Basilica, the Colosseum, and the Trevi Fountain where a tossed coin promises your return to the Eternal City. Explore streets steeped in ancient history, where Byzantine mosaics grace church ceilings and cool catacombs slumber beneath your feet. Why not enjoy a private walking tour of its many historical landmarks and enjoy the food, the culture, the ambience, and the surrounding scenery? There is no doubt you’ll learn the meaning of la dolce vita when you visit Rome.

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Day 6

25th June 2023

Revel in a day at leisure before settling in for an exclusive concert with José Carreras at the stunning Castello Odescalchi di Bracciano

Exclusive Castello Event

On your last evening in the city, you’ll experience an unforgettable evening of music and entertainment at the beautiful Castello Odescalchi di Bracciano. Enjoy a canape and drinks reception in the secret garden, overlooking Lake Bracciano before you meet your special guest for the evening, José Carreras. Here you’ll be serenaded into the night, lit by a carpet of a thousand twinkling stars. One of the most beautiful and imposing Renaissance mansions in Europe, this exclusive and luxury location offers the ideal setting for such a magical event. Accompanied by local musicians and flag bearers, be spellbound as José Carreras performs a selection of songs - it’s sure to be an event that will stay with you forever.

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Day 7

26th June 2023

Bid farewell to Rome as you journey to Sorrento via the ancient city of Pompeii for a fascinating tour

Leaving Rome behind, today you’ll transfer to Sorrento for your hotel stay. En route, you’ll enjoy a fascinating and immersive tour of Pompeii, an ancient Roman city preserved under ash after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. Here you’ll savour a tour of the UNESCO-listed archaeological site, Pompeii. Wander the cobbled streets of this ancient city with your guide and admire the surrounding ruins such as the Basilica, the Forum, and the thermal baths, every aspect has a story to tell.

Hilton Sorrento Palace

Boasting captivating views of the beautiful Bay of Naples, and the dramatic Amalfi Coast, the stunning Hilton Sorrento Palace lies just over a kilometre away from the vibrant heart of historic Sorrento. Perfectly placed to explore the nearby attractions, you’re just moments from the spectacular Sorrento Cathedral and the Piazza Tasso. This four-star resort’s fantastic amenities include two restaurants, one Japanese and one offering unique delicacies of traditional cuisine, an informal bar with incredible sea views, and indoor and outdoor pools.

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Day 8

27th June 2023

Enjoy an Exclusive Drinks Reception and Intimate Katherine Jenkins Concert on the Amalfi Coast

Intimate and Exclusive Concert with Katherine Jenkins

Take your seats…as you are cordially invited to an unforgettable evening with Katherine Jenkins. This intimate performance, exclusive to Imagine guests, will take place in majestic surroundings. Nestled on the awe-inspiring Amalfi Coast, you will be serenaded by the simply sensational Katherine Jenkins, officially the world’s most successful classical Singer. Watch enraptured as Katherine, accompanied by a stunning string sextet, performs a hand-picked selection of songs for this very special evening, it’s a moving and emotional experience that will stay with you for years to come.

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Day 9

28th June 2023

Revel in a day at leisure where you could explore Sorrento and embark on a beautiful boat trip to Capri

Enjoy a day at leisure to experience both stunning Sorrento and captivating Capri. With boat transfers included, escape to the island of Capri to explore its famed rugged landscape.

Sorrento

Sorrento is a town filled with history, culture and locals with an old culture of hospitality. This is an enchanting town on the gulf of Naples surrounded by breathtaking panoramic views. Churches and historical buildings also adorn the town. The Cathedral, the Church of Saint Antonio, the Cloister of San Francesco will all give you an insight into this beautiful town’s history and culture. Continue to explore at your leisure and discover more of the city’s best-loved attractions, including the sights of the Piazza Tasso and Sant’Agnello, as well as the hidden treasures.

Capri

The small but enchanting Island of Capri has a rich history in Greek mythology, the supposed Island of the sirens and a favoured place for roman emperors. Travel around the island, taking in the stunning views along the famous ‘Mamma Mia’ road, spend some time in Anacapri and browse the charming handicraft stores, and soak up the atmosphere in vibrant La Piazzetta. Do not miss the blue grotto which is a beautiful cave at the water’s edge and you will be amazed at the turquoise hues glimmering in the water and against the rocks.

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Day 10

29th June 2023

Fly home, your treasures of Italy tour complete

Today you’ll transfer to the airport for your flight back home, your grand tour of Italy complete.

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Exclusive to Imagine Guests

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We’ve hosted magical events around the world and are now bringing, for the first time, these once-in-a-lifetime, exclusive experiences to our brand-new land-based holidays. From intimate recitals with world-renowned singers to dining experiences in some of the most enchanting surroundings, our exclusive events are what sets us apart from your average travel company. We’re constantly searching for new travel experiences and changing the rules about what is possible, to create holidays that exceed your imagination and take you on a journey to exciting, unexpected and surprising places.

Wine-tasting experience with Oz Clarke at the Tenuta Torciano

One of the world’s leading wine experts, best-selling author and television presenter Oz Clarke has become an extremely popular after-dinner speaker at global wine tasting and alcohol industry events. Clarke’s passion stems right from his time at Oxford University where he spent several years as the captain of the University’s Wine Tasting Team, this is what kick-started his career today. Since then, his tasting skills have won him an international reputation and he is acknowledged as having one of the finest palates of anyone writing about wine today. He brings a refreshingly unorthodox wit and directness to the subject and has won all the major wine writing awards both in the UK and the USA, including the Glenfiddich (three times), André Simon, Louis Roederer, Wine Guild (three times), James Beard, Julia Child, World Food Media and Lanson (five times) awards.

Exclusive Concert with José Carreras at the Castello Odescalchi di Bracciano

José Carreras occupies a privileged position in the music world. In 1970, he started his professional career in the Gran Teatre del Liceu of Barcelona in NABUCCO and LUCREZIA BORGIA. His meteoric musical career resulted in early debuts at the world’s most prestigious opera theatres and festivals, including the Theatre alla Scala of Milan and the New York Metropolitan Opera House. José Carreras has collaborated with the most renowned orchestra conductors including Herbert von Karajan, and his repertoire includes over sixty operas as well as performing leading role in several operatic films for Television, Cinema and Video. Together with his opera activities, he has given frequent recitals in the world’s most famous halls and his wide concert repertoire includes over 600 titles of the most diverse styles ranging from the baroque to contemporary music.

Private Concert with Katherine Jenkins on the Amalfi Coast

Welsh Superstar Mezzo-Soprano Katherine Jenkins OBE has racked up a remarkable 14 number one albums since launching onto the global classical music scene at just 22. She has performed in honour of Pope John Paul II, sang the Welsh national anthem for her beloved rugby team and sang for Her Majesty, The Queen on numerous occasionsKatherine actively supports several charities and performed 25 lockdown live shows for millions of people during 2020.  

Your Hotel Stays

Grand Hotel Baglioni
★★★★

Located in the heart of Florence, the Grand Hotel Baglioni has been synonymous with hospitality and quality for over 100 years. Housed in a stunning 19th-century, in which past and present co-exist in perfect harmony, this hotel bears the values inherent to Florentine tradition. Officially opened on 12th August 1903, for more than 100 years, this accommodation has played host to kings, heads of state, artists and intellectuals. Don’t miss the opportunity to head up to the B-Roof restaurant where delicious haute cuisine is enhanced by spectacular panoramic views.

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Sina Villa Medici

Sina Villa Medici, Florence
★★★★★

Set in a historic 19th-Century Palazzo, this luxurious five-star resort has been meticulously refurbished to exacting detail and boasts elegantly stylish accommodations, complete with modern touches, and enhanced with breathtaking views over the spectacular grounds or the mesmerising cityscape. Awaken your senses with fresh seafood and professionally prepared Tuscan specialties in Harry’s Bar The Garden Bistro, begin your day with a morning swim in the Garden Pool, venture out to explore some of the city’s legendary attractions including Ponte Vecchio and the statue of David, and finish your evening among the towering trees in the romantic dining area, a refreshing cocktail in hand.

Le Méridien Visconti, Rome
★★★★

Le Méridien Visconti lies in a perfect location in the heart of Rome, close to a wealth of glorious tourist attractions including the Spanish Steps and the Vatican. Boasting 240 bright and modern hotel rooms with crisp white décor with monochrome prints and sumptuous bedding, it’s the perfect place to relax and unwind after a day of exploring. Tuck into delicious Italian delicacies at the Longitude 12 Bistrot & Jardin, savour a delightful aperitif from the selection of Le Méridien Signature Cocktails or escape to the roof top terrace for alluring panoramic views over the city.

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Baglioni Hotel Regina

Baglioni Hotel Regina, Rome
★★★★★

Synonymous with Italian style and heritage, Baglioni Hotel Regina is a sumptuous retreat in the centre of Rome, just moments from the Pantheon, Colosseum and the Trevi fountain. Located in the stunning late 1800s building, the Baglioni Hotel Regina is finished in the finest materials, with accents of Murano glass and contemporary design objects from around the world. Unwind at the Caschera Spa with its luxurious thermal suite; indulge in the finest Roman cuisine at Brunello Bar and Restaurant and relax in the private sanctuary of your marble-clad room or suite.  

Hilton Sorrento Palace in Sorrento
★★★★

Surrounded by a fragrant citrus garden and affording panoramic views over the Bay of Naples and the dramatic Amalfi Coast, this chic hotel sits just over a kilometre from the heart of the Sorrento. Rooms are spacious and airy with sophisticated, minimalist décor of black and white, enhanced by touches of grey. Savour unique Japanese flavours, combined with stunning sea views from J Contemporary Japanese Restaurant Sorrento, experience the most enchanting sunset from La Terrazza Lounge Bar, and cool off after a day of exploring in one of the six outdoor pools.

Your Holiday Summary

 

Your Florence Experience

  • 3 night four-star hotel stay at the Grand Hotel Baglioni or similar with breakfast

Your Tuscany Experience

  • Indulge in the Festival of Food with wine writer and presenter Oz Clarke

Your Rome Experience

  • 3 night four-star stay at the Le Méridien Visconti or similar with breakfast
  • Exclusive concert with José Carreras in the astounding surroundings of Castello Odescalchi di Bracciano

Your Sorrento Experience

  • 3 night four-star hotel stay at the Hilton Sorrento Palace with breakfast
  • Immersive tour of Pompeii
  • Time at leisure to explore Sorrento and Capri
  • Exclusive intimate Katherine Jenkins concert overlooking the stunning Amalfi Coast

All flights & transfers included

Prices From £4,299pp

Solo Passenger Prices From £7,399

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