Are you ready? Are you ready to sip cappuccino at a café in
Piazza Navona? Are you ready to see some of the world's most beautiful
and renowned masterpieces such as Michelangelo's David, the
Sistine Chapel and Brunelleschi's Dome? Are you ready to walk in the
footsteps of Dante, Julius Caesar, Bernini and Sophia Loren (or maybe
walk in the shoes of Salvatore Ferragamo)? Get ready to eat delicious
food, drink perfect wine, conquer the maze of Florentine streets, dodge
Roman Vespas and experience life the way it was supposed to be ~ all'italiana!
Spend eight days in Rome and Florence on an adventure designed
specifically to embrace the company of women. Cooking, shopping,
cocktails and long conversations in idyllic settings all await you - Viva le donne (here's to women)!
Tuscany is the quintessential region to completely immerse oneself in the beauty of la dolce vita. From the sophistication and elegance of Florence to the magnificent natural beauty of the Chianti hills, replete with olive groves and vineyards, it is easy to see why Tuscany is so beloved. On this incredible experience you have the opportunity to enjoy the best of what this region has to offer.
Italy boasts some of the most impresive gardens in Europe, most of them off the beated tourist path and therefore undiscovered. If you would like to experience these incredible hidden jewels while also exploring some of the quaint village of central Italy, garden expert Rachel Potts for an adventure through pristine gardens, small villages and the stunning countryside of the Lazio and Umbria regions of Italy. Follow this fabulous tour with a three day extension to Rome, the Eternal city.
Matt Scialabba and Melissa Pellegrino are young chefs and cookbook authors who spent four months traveling through Northern Italy and working at the agriturismi (working farms). They learned about the close connection to the land and the rhythm of farm life and brought these experiences to life in their magnificent cookbook The Italian Farmer's Table. Join Matt and Melissa in Piedmont, one of the most important culinary regions of Italy, and experience the agriturismo culture first hand.
Umbria, The Green Heart of Italy, is arguably the most interesting region of Italy, not only for its rich history and artistic tradition, but also for its fascinating people who are hardworking, industrious, resourceful and even a little mysterious. With longtime resident Anne Robichaud as your guide you will unravel these mysteries and get to know the beauty of both the rich Umbrian landscape and the beautiful Umbrian people.
To experience the Mille Miglia (called the most beautiful race in the world) is to understand the essence of Italy and the Italian people. Beautiful automobiles, spectacular scenery, fabulous food and wine and an incredible sense of camaraderie - all this will be yours when you join us on this unique 8-day adventure of a lifetime. Discover one of the lesser known yet most intriguing regions of Italy. The province of Brescia boasts magnificent lakes, rolling vineyards that produce Franciacorta wine (Italy’s answer to Champagne), beautiful undiscovered cities and an overall embodiment of la dolce vita.
Canals, lakes and magnificent natural beauty - this trip is truly a
feast for the senses. Visit the evocative city of Venice - called La
Serenissima (the most serene) as well as the exquisite towns on Lakes
Como and Garda. Once again, this trip is limited to 10 participants so
we can make the most of our time in Northern Italy. Experiences include
a cooking lesson, a visit to a glass blowers studio, a boat tour of the
lakes, wine tastings and more. Beauty, culture and elegance abound in
Northern Italy ~ don't miss it!
In addition to our "adventures", we offer "once in a lifetime" or custom trips where we will work with you to design an itinerary that is uniquely yours. Tell us about the Italian adventure of your dreams and we will make it come true. We handle all of the details and offer guidance as to the best way to make your adventure happen so you get the most out of it. Most importantly, this will be YOUR experience so if you want to stop for that mid-afternoon glass of prosecco or even if you want to skip that "must-see" monument, you can do that. What we won't let you miss is the essence of Italy. When you travel with us you can't help but feel it. Italy has a way of getting under your skin and you will never be the same.
Are you responsible for planning this year's, family reunion, company retreat, anniversary trip or girls' getaway? Do you really want to wow them and even wow yourself? Make it the one adventure that everyone will be talking about for years to come? Choose Live It, LLC and we will make sure that everyday is unforgettable and better than the last. Cooking classes, wine tastings, walks through the countryside where a picnic awaits you in the middle of a glorious olive grove, spa treatments, golf, tickets to the opera. Whether you know exactly what you want but would like someone else to take care of the details or you have a blank slate waiting to be filled with unique experiences we can help you. Fully guided, completely independent or somewhere in between. We are your Italian insider, from tour guide to concierge and your adventure of a lifetime begins with us.