Upcoming Tours – 2025

More information to come. THIS TENTATIVE LIST MOSTLY MIRRORS 2024. If you have a request, let me know! We have time to tweak this schedule:

May – 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  Rome, Amalfi Coast and Santorini 

We’ll visit ancient Rome and Pompeii for our history fix and then spend several days at our seaside estate for some R&R. We’ll hop over to Santorini, Greece to wrap up this magical tour. Seafood, local wines and a day on our private boat to Capri make this a very popular trip!

May Tuscany, Rome and the Amalfi Coast 

We’ll enjoy the Chianti wine country at our villa surrounded by vineyards and we’ll explore Tuscan gems like Florence, Siena and Panzano. We’ll experience Eternal City and take in must-sees like the Vatican and Colosseum and also get off the beaten path! We’ll finish with time on serene Amalfi Coast – boats, Capri and Limoncello.

June – Florence, Rome and on to Greece 

Similar to the first trip of the season, we’ll visit Rome and Florence and then hop over to Santorini. – and Athens. We’ll soak up art and architecture, history and culture and compare wines from Italy and Greece.

Sept  Lake Como and the Italian Alps 

We will enjoy the beauty and richness of North Italy’s gems: the Italian Alps and Lake Como. We’ll dine on 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.

Sept – The North and The South: Lake Como and Apulia 

We will soak up the splendor and differences of Italy’s spectacular north and south! From the Italian Alps and Lake Como down to the heel of the boot. We’ll enjoy the traditional foods and wines of both regions, tour Lake Como by boat to see the incredible villas and views, and visit the olive-tree capital of Italy. More than 60 million trees in Apulia, where we’ll wander through ancient olive groves – some as old as 3,000 years!

Oct – Sicily, the Beautiful Crossroads of Culture and History 

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. We’ll stay in a former palace and former castle on the south and west sides so we can enjoy boat tours, volcanic wines, cannoli and more.

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

In an ancient olive grove of 2,000-year-old trees in Apulia, the “heel of the boot.”