Upcoming Tours – 2023

Tentative dates and itineraries, with more information to come:

May (2024) – Spring in Verona and the Valpolicella wine region

Flowers in bloom, majestic mountains and fresh spring vegetable markets make this a beautiful time to experience the Veneto Region. Boating on Lake Garda and rafting the Adige River, sunny days that nourish vineyard-covered hills will inspire you to live – and love – la dolce vita.

May – Orvieto caves and Amalfi Coast (FULL)

This trip has everything from medieval history and Etruscan caves to a seaside estate and a sunset cruise. Seafood, local wines and a day on our private boat make this a very popular trip!

June – Rome, Amalfi Coast and Santorini (FULL)

We’ll visit ancient Rome and Pompeii for our history fix and finish at our seaside estate for some R&R. Seafood, local wines and a day on our private boat to Capri make this a very popular trip!

June, September – Lake Como and the Alps (June FULL; 4 in Sept)

We will soak up the splendor of North Italy’s gems: the Italian Alps and Lake Como. We’ll enjoy the traditional foods of these regions, see spectacular views from Mont Blanc (France) and make our way over to Lake Como to see villas, vineyards and a bit of Switzerland.

AugustIt’s Back! Siena, Tuscany, and the medieval horse race, il Palio (4 of 8 left)

Experience Siena like a local and immerse yourself in this twice-a-year spectacle that dates back centuries. Parades, drummers and practice races. After watching the big event from our private balcony, we’ll retreat to our country villa for vineyard visits and pool time.

September – Orvieto Classico wine region and the Amalfi Coast (2 left)

This trip has everything from medieval history and Etruscan caves to a seaside estate and a sunset cruise. We’ll visit distinct wine regions, including one with 500-year-old vines that survived the Phylloxera outbreak! Seafood, local wines and a day on our private boat make this a very popular trip!

September – Southern Gems – Amalfi Coast and Alberobello (2 left)

From coast to coast, discover the villages along the famed Amalfi Coast and then cross the peninsula to the heel of Italy’s boot. Two seas, with ancient vineyards and ancient olive trees nestled in between. Unique landscapes, caves, whitewashed homes and fabulous food and wine.

October – Sicily, the beautiful crossroads of culture and history (FULL)

Mt. Etna, Arab architecture, Greek ruins and a confluence of cultures that bring you unparalleled food, wine and travel experiences. Sicily is Italy…but it isn’t.

Send me a note if you have a request or itinerary idea! lynette@cypresstours.net