- DAY 1: Horsing Around
We begin our romantic tour with an early evening trip in a horse drawn carriage. As you gently meander through the Eternal City your guide will be happy to capture those special moments on camera whist pointing out some key sights as you sit back and enjoy the most romantic & picturesque city on earth.
Leaving your horse drawn carriage we will arrive at the famous Spanish Steps and learn about the romantic poets that used to sit and muse on those very steps. Surrounded by designer shops and jewelers, we stroll through this gift paradise to the romantic Trevi Fountain - spectacular in the evening. From there we will read the visual history of battle and victory portrayed on the ancient column of Trajan, and see the place where the great Michelangelo once lived.
You’ll then visit the actual place made famous in the scene written by Shakespeare where Julius Caesar fell at the hands of his betrayer, Brutus.
From there you will stroll through the cobbled streets and stand awe-struck before the Pantheon - the most glorious feat of architecture in all the world before continuing on the lively square of Piazza Navona. Alive with street artists, fabulous sculpture and romantic fountains, you will truly drink in the atmosphere of romantic Rome.
From Piazza Navona, you will then ride through Rome’s streets as we head up to one of Rome’s most beautiful rooftops. There you will find a table for two with an iced bottle of sparkling Prosecco with a backdrop of stunning views of Rome's rooftops as you enjoy an unforgettable sunset together.
Your guide will then leave you free for the evening with the best suggestions for Dinner near you or your hotel.
- DAY 2: Sistine Chapel & Wine Tasting
You and your loved one will enjoy a privileged early entrance to the Vatican museum before the doors open to the general public. There you will see the beautiful Sistine Chapel where you will enjoy intimacy with the most magnificent expression of Renaissance art, long before the bustling crowds have access to the Chapel.
Within the museum you will walk through one of the largest collections of Greek and Roman statuary in the world and learn about the dedication and genius behind some of the greatest contributions to all of western art.
Your guide will leave you free to spend some extra time in the magnificence of St. Peters Basilica - the largest church in Christendom and burial place of St Peter himself. Thereafter you can have lunch in the quaint vine covered neighborhood of Borgo Pio.
Following your free afternoon, whet your pallet for an enchanting experience of delightful tastes on your Semi Private Wine Tour. Your sommelier (wine expert) will explain the fascinating history & techniques concerning fine wine that will you make you and your lifelong love forever connoisseurs of Italy’s greatest export.
Once again, your guide will leave you free for the evening with the best suggestions for Dinner near you or your hotel.
- DAY 3: Tasty Food and Romantic Boats
Your third day begins with an afternoon tour of the Borghese Gallery. Passing through the lush Borghese gardens romanticized by the poetic geniuses of the late 19th Century, you will be transported back to an age of beauty and inspiration, as we continue on to take you to Rome’s most famous villa, housing one of the world’s richest private collections of art.
Passing from room to room you will move from the Baroque sculpted masterpieces of Gian Lorenzo Bernini to the breathtaking drama in the chiaroscuro paintings of Caravaggio. You will also have the chance to admire the romantic works of masters such as Raphael, Titian, and Rubens.
After strolling through the elegance and calming silence of the Gardens on our way to enjoy the spectacular views from the Pincio terrace you will then take a romantic trip on the boating lake of Villa Borghese. Romantically row your love through the beauty of these gorgeous gardens and get a little privacy...
From your boating adventure, we then head over to the setting of Pucini’s tragic lovers operatic tale “Tosca” at the Castel San Angelo. Following a tour of the castle you can relax with a glass of cool wine and the experience of the diversity of Italian Cuisine on a Semi Private Italian Cuisine tour. Learn the history of Italian Cuisine and how it has enchanted the delights of emperors, cardinals, soldiers and everyday Romans for generations. We will visit the family owned shops and culinary artisans who have kept Rome’s oldest food traditions alive since time immemorial. Meet the experts and learn the secrets of fresh pasta, produce, meat, cheese, and bread on this 4 hour extravaganza.
In addition to this deluxe package of romance, we also offer shorter romantic experiences: