Southern Italy is amazing. There’s Naples, Vesuvius, Pompeii and Herculaneum on your doorstep. Just a short ferry ride away you can enjoy the islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida. A little further afield are the Greek Temples of Paestum and the medieval Medical Garden of Salerno. Discover a land of natural beauty and warm hospitality.
Palladian Villas, historic houses, the lagoon of Venice. Join Grand Tourist to discover this idyllic countryside. Art, history and fabulous food and wine.
A week of inspirational workshops, seminars and tours. We’d like to invite you to join acclaimed author Sophfronia Scott in the idyllic countryside of Italy for ‘The Write of Your Life’. Located in the inspirational Veneto region, Italy. 8 – 15 September 2019
A week in the Italian sunshine, visiting Vesuvius, Herculaneum, Amalfi Coast and the magical island of Capri. Treat yourself to ten days of Italian sunshine, food and wine. Wonderful history and culture. Incredible scenery. Flying into Naples you’ll see Vesuvius, the volcano, a brooding mountain dominating the Bay of Naples. Head south to Sorrento or Amalfi for 4 nights on the coast. Then to Capri for a few days of island rest and relaxation. Finish off in Naples for atmosphere and fantastic pizza.
Truffle hunting in Italy is a fun thing to do in the months of September, October and November. Truffles grow under the ground, like tubers, they are usually found on wooded hillsides. Each year we organise trips to Piemonte and Emilia Romagna to explore the countryside, meet the locals and discover a thing or two about truffle hunting.
Venice is an enchanting city. Palaces, bridges and canals link the numerous islands of Venice to each other. This is a city of boats, lapping water and polished paving stones. A city to walk, wander and dream. Why not join Grand Tourist for a short break in Venice and discover the city, Venetian Lagoon and the islands. Also the fabulous countryside of the Veneto – brimming with grand country houses and breath-taking countryside. Art, history and fabulous food and wine. What could be better. Alternatively we’ll write an itinerary just for you – the ideal way to discover this idyllic region