Expedition Overview

Expedition Overview

  • Join private guides for tours of five UNESCO World Heritage-listed cities, including Venice, Rome, and Florence.
  • Get an in-depth look at Florence’s Palazzo Vecchio, site of a National Geographic-funded search for Leonardo da Vinci’s lost masterpiece, The Battle of Anghiari.
  • Meet a craftsman at a Venetian boatyard to learn about the art of gondola construction, and then enjoy a private after-hours visit to the gilded galleries of Scuola Grande di San Rocco.
  • Stay at a 14th-century castello in the Tuscan countryside and dine at its Michelin-starred restaurant.