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A true timeless classic and one that should be on everyone’s wish list, Rome, The Eternal City is a treasure trove of cultural and gastronomic delights.
This famous region of Italy is jam-packed with ancient hilltop towns, luxurious castello and idyllic landscapes of cypress trees, olive groves, vineyards and rolling hills stretching out as far as the eye can see.
Quite unlike anywhere else in Italy, the Amalfi Coast boasts dramatic sheer cliffs that appear to plunge straight into the azure waters of the Mediterranean. Dotted along the coastline are various charming villages such as Positano or Amalfi and the hilltop Ravello with its bird’s eye view right along the coast.
The City of the Medicis is steeped in history and was once the wealthiest city on earth. Often referred to as The Cradle of the Renaissance, that's quite some title to live up to. It really was thanks to the influence of the Medici, though, that Florence attracted so many of Italy’s finest artists, politicians, theologians and writers, whose inspiration and works have made the city into one of Europe’s most treasured.
Offering a fantastic diversity of landscapes, vistas and experiences, Northern Italy is also an ideal destination for any short break or introduction to Italy.
Due to its strategic location and having played a fundamental part in both Greek and Roman history, Sicily is overflowing with ancient ruins and historical sites. Beyond these, the island boasts a dramatic coastline with idyllic beaches and sublime cuisine.
The second largest island in the Mediterranean, Sardinia is renowned for its stunning coastline with picture-perfect, white-sand beaches and bright turquoise waters.
Venice is, unsurprisingly, known as the city of water and is thought to be one of the most romantic places on earth, for good reason.
Last summer I decided to give my sister some time out and took my twin nieces off to the fantastic Verdura Resort in Sicily. There was so much to do and of course the girls wanted to do it all. We didn’t quite make it as far as the golf course but Iris joined in
This is our sixth Weekly News post – we want to share with you our top stories from all over the globe. From Six Senses grand plans in New York, to one of our favourite Italian resorts hosting one of the biggest golf tournaments of 2017, it is our pleasure to keep you in the
We have curated a short list of our top under the skin art experiences in Florence, perfect for any art lover, these unique experiences will be remembered forever. 1. Enjoy a private exploration of The Vasari Corridor in Florence. An absolute must for art lovers, this enclosed elevated passageway holds over 1000 paintings, some
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Wherever you want to go on your next luxury escape, just pick up the phone and speak to one of our travel experts here at The Private Travel Company, who have travelled throughout Asia, Africa, Europe, the Caribbean, Mexico, the USA, Arabia and the Indian Ocean. They’ll discuss your plans with you in detail and start working on a bespoke travel proposal. They’ll then send you a quotation within an agreed time frame.
Once you have received your quotation your travel expert will give you a call to check whether you need further information or some changes to your bespoke travel itinerary. Alternatively, we may have hit the nail on the head first time around and you’ll be ready to book your holiday.
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When you are ready to book your holiday we ask for a non-refundable deposit (which may vary according to date of travel and local booking conditions) in order to secure your flights and accommodation. We will then confirm all of your arrangements and send you a hard copy of your luxury travel itinerary and invoice.
Two to three weeks prior to travel we will send you your travel documentation in the post. Then all you have to do is pack, fly and enjoy your holiday, knowing you are in safe hands. We will be on hand 24hrs a day during your holiday in case of any emergencies. On your return we will give you a call to see how things went.