Joe Banana Limos & Travel

Package 24 - All I want for Christmas is Italy

9 Nights / 10 Days

Local Tours

Price from8or less
Package 24 - All I want for Christmas is Italy

INTRO

  • Experience the magic of Italy's holiday season on our 10-day tour
  • Enjoy private guided tours of Florence's city highlights, the Accademia, UffiziMuseums, and Naples
  • Immerse yourself in the festive spirit with visits to the Christmas Markets in Bolzano, Como, Florence, and Naples
  • Indulge in an amazing food tour featuring Parmigiano, Balsamic Vinegar, and Lambrusco wine
  • Relax in hand-picked 4 or 5-star accommodations with breakfasts included, ensuring a holiday filled with unforgettable experiences and festive delights

HIGHLIGHTS

All I want for Christmas is Italy  - 9 Nights/10 Days
  • 10 day tour with 2 Nights in Bolzano, 2 Nights on the Lake Como, 2 Nights in Florence, 3 Nights in Sorrento
  • Private guided tours of Florence city, Accademia Museum, Uffizi Museums and Naples
  • Enjoy the Christmas Markets in Bolzano, Como, Florence and Naples
  • Amazing food tour with Parmigiano, Balsamic Vinegar and Lambrusco wine
  • Hand-picked 4 or 5 star accommodations with breakfasts included

our safety measures

  • English speaking driver at your disposal for 10-11 hrs per day
  • New luxury mercedes vehicle
  • Vehicle sanitized prior to pick up of guests 
  • The vehicle will be used exclusively for you for the duration of the vacation/tour 
  • The driver and vehicle is exclusive the same from the start till the end of the vacation.
  • Our tours frequent off the beaten path locations, less frequented by tourists with a greater authentic feel.
  • No hidden costs: guides and tickets are always included in our packages
  • Company representative available by phone 24 hrs per day
  • Flexible, risk bookings and penalty changes*
  • Changes to land portion of tours up to 30 days prior to the travel date without penalty*

Why choose our tours vs big groups?

  • Customize your days and timing at sites directly with your driver
  • Private, comfortable luxury vehicle exclusively for your party for the duration of your tour
  • Our private vehicles (which can hold a maximum of 8 guests) can arrive directly in the main center of the cities, while taking a bus involves a considerable amount of walking which is a significant amount of lost touring time.
  • No need to wait around for groups members to arrive and designated meeting times 
  • More time to spend actually visiting sites 
  • Air conditioning (temperature control) and wifi on board
  • Water, snacks and refreshing cotton wipes with aloe vera, provided everyday
  • Friendly, local, english speaking driver/guides who engage with guests and share information to optimize your touring experience
  • 24/7 assistance and support from our ground operational office in Italy
  • Private small groups of  3, 4, 6 and 8 + price per person will be lower
  • For groups more than 8 guests, we’ll use 2 minivans and the service provided will be the same
  • For custom made tours we work with any reasonable budget

AVERAGE PRICE

Average Price for this package is 7.900€ per person based on private party of 4 guests in a 4 or 5-star hotel in standard double occupancy rooms. If there are additional guests in your party, the price per person decreases, please fill the form to get the best offer for your private tour of Italy 🇮🇹.

When
Winter
Price From
7.90
Level
Very Easy
Service Type
Vehicle + Walking Tour

What’s included

  • Vehicle and driver at your disposal for 10/11 hrs a day
  • 2 Nights in a 4 or 5 star hotel in Bolzano
  • 2 Nights in a 4 or 5 star hotel on the Lake Como
  • 2 Nights in a 4 or 5 star hotel in Florence
  • 3 Nights in a 4 or 5 star hotel in Sorrento
  • All breakfasts included
  • Private guided tours of Florence city, Accademia Museum, Uffizi Museums and Naples
  • Amazing food tour with Parmigiano, Balsamic Vinegar and Lambrusco wine

Not included

  • Gratuities
  • Any meal or beverage not mentioned above
  • City taxes at the hotel

All I want for Christmas is Italy - 9 Nights/10 Days

Day 1

Arrival at Milan Malpensa Airport.

A driver will be meeting you outside the luggage claim, and will transfer you from Milan airport to your accommodation in Bolzano, where you will check in at your 4-5 star hotel for two nights.

Remaining of the day at your leisure.

Day 2

Full day in Bolzano, visiting the “Mercatino” in the city’s central Piazza Walter. It offers as many as 80 stalls, showcasing only locally produced crafts, including wooden statuettes, decorative candles, hand-crafted Christmas balls, and a variety of local treats, from mulled wine to apple fritters, from apple juice to strudel cake.

Take a look at the Nativity Scene, set up under the Christmas tree, inside a real miniature stable, made of wood and covered by a shingle roof (just like the local mountain huts), where the Holy Family, with a cow and a donkey to their side, takes center stage. This is also one of the most kid-friendly Christmas markets in Trentino-Alto Adige, with several children’s attractions, such as the miniature train, the merry-go-round, the puppet theater, the horse-drawn carriage, and the stalls offering kids’ entertainment.

day 3

Check-out from Bolzano.

Your driver will transfer you to your accommodation on the Lake Como, you will visit the beautiful city of Como and marvelous village of Bellagio.

Visit the Duomo of Como, te Volta Temple and Terragni palace, we’ll then drive to Bellagio, time for lunch and then, have a walking tour of the historical centre. Admire the lake and see the real Y up side down.

day 4

An entire day in a toy town “ Città dei Balocchi” is waiting for you in Como, the Magic Light Festival with performances, attractions, an ice-rink and, of course, the Como Christmas Markets in the town centre.

day 5

Transfer from Lake Como to Florence with a stop Parma en route for a food tour with Parmigiano.

We will visit a balsamic vinegar farm in Modena and experience it. Light lunch and tasting included. Upon arrival in Florence, check in to your 4 or 5 star hotel, for a two night stay in a double occupancy room.

day 6

Private tour of Florence with a professionally licensed, English speaking guide, entrance tickets to Accademia and Uffizi included.

Admire the best masterpieces of Renaissance art, walking through ancient medieval streets, tasting some locally produced delicacies, shopping for leather handmade products, or simply breathing the magical atmosphere that only Florence can offer especially during Christmas time that gets colored with lights and the Christmas Markets held in Piazza Santa Croce. Nothing is missing, not even Santa's House, complete with a post office for children's letters.

day 7

Check out from Florence hotel and transfer to your hotel in Sorrento with a stop in Orvieto for lunch in another beautiful medieval town surrounded by a nostalgic atmosphere, that will welcome you with its 3000 years of history.

day 8

Full guided tour of Naples historic district, you will enjoy San Gregorio Armeno with the historic stalls. A long street, full of shops, historical buildings that tell the events that led to this famous tradition and symbols that convey the soul and personality of the place.

Have a stop for pizza along these beautiful “vicoli” (alleys)

day 9

Day at your leisure and evening in Salerno to view the beautiful Chrstimas lights “Luci d’Artista” designed by master craftsmen of lights.

day 10

Have your breakfast at the hotel, meet your driver.

Private transfer from your hotel to the airport.

Departure from Italy 😔


What is the currency used in Italy, and where can I exchange money?

The currency in Italy is the Euro (€). You can exchange money at banks, exchange offices ("cambio"), or ATMs. Banks offer competitive rates but may have higher fees. Exchange offices are convenient but compare rates. ATMs are widespread with favorable rates, but watch for bank fees. Major credit cards are accepted, but carrying cash for small purchases and emergencies is advisable.

Do I need a Visa to travel to Italy?

Whether you need a visa to travel to Italy depends on your nationality and the purpose of your visit. Citizens of many countries, including those in the European Union, the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, can enter Italy visa-free for short stays as tourists

What are hotel taxes in Italy, how do I pay them and how much are they?

In Italy, hotel taxes, known as "tassa di soggiorno" or tourist tax, are fees charged by local municipalities on guests at accommodations like hotels, B&Bs, and vacation rentals. These taxes vary based on location and accommodation type, usually calculated per person per night. They're not typically included in the room rate and are paid directly to the provider upon check-out, often in cash or added to the final bill. Exemptions may apply for certain guests, such as children or those with disabilities.

How do you greet people in Italy?

Greetings in Italy are typically warm and involve a handshake. It's common to greet people with a friendly "Ciao" or "Buongiorno" (good morning) during the day. In the evening or when meeting someone for the first time, "Buonasera" (good evening) is more appropriate. Italians value politeness, so don't forget to use "Grazie" (thank you) and "Per favore" (please) when appropriate.

What are the opening hours for shops and businesses?

In Italy, traditional business hours are observed, with most shops opening around 9:00 am and closing for a few hours in the afternoon (usually between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm). Shops then reopen at around 5:30 pm. Some smaller businesses may close on Sundays, so it's advisable to plan shopping accordingly.

Are credit cards widely accepted in Italy?

While major credit cards are generally accepted, it's advisable to carry some cash, especially in smaller establishments. Notify your bank of your travel dates to avoid any issues with card transactions.

How do gratuities work in Italy?

Gratuities are not mandatory and never included, but if you've been pleased with the service, it's customary to show appreciation, and workers are very thankful. Generally speaking, gratuities can be 100€ full day guides, 50€ half/partial day guides, driver 75-150€ on full day use of vehicle, skipper 150-250€ for full day tours, hotel porters 3-5€ per bag, restaurants 10-20% on the total, guest ambassadors, based on service received, 1-5% on rhe total amount. Gratuities in Italy run anywhere from 10-25% depending on the services and your satisfaction with them.

What should I wear if I want to visit some religious sites?

If you intend to visit religious sites, please have knees and shoulders covered (both men and women).

You may also like:

Joe Banana Limos & Travel S.R.L.Vat: IT09069621218Privacy PolicyAbout CookiesTerms & ConditionsFAQ
POR Campania Sito web realizzato con i finanziamenti del POR Campania FESR 2014-2020
"Riposizionamento competitivo delle destinazioni turistiche" Azione 6.8.3 - CUP B19J21015310007