Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is partnering with Adventures by Disney to give movie lovers an exclusive itinerary for Italy this August. This amazing adventure will take guests on an unforgettable journey through some of the most cinematic locations on earth. One of these incredible experiences includes being taken on a private tour of the Cinecitta studios to walk through several Ancient Rome movie sets featured in famous films like Ben-Hur, Roman Holiday and The Godfather: Part III. Afterwards guests take in a private screening at the Palazzina Fellini a building dedicated to the great director Federico Fellini.
The dates for this vacation are August 11th through 18th and will journey through Rome, Tuscany, Florence, and Venice. As with all Adventures By Disney Vacations, all hotel accommodations, transportation during the itinerary, tickets and admissions to scheduled events/attractions, and most meals are all included.
Rates for this adventure are $7,299 per person for double occupancy and $10,081 per person for single occupancy.
Here are some of the highlights for this vacation include:
Private After-Hours Tour of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
Experience an exclusive after-hours, privately guided tour of the Vatican Museum—home to masterpieces by the greatest artists in history in a collection spanning 4000 years. Also, be guided by a local expert through the Sistine Chapel where you can get an intimate look at Michelangelo’s magnificent achievement.
Private Tour of Cinecittà & Screening
Enjoy a private tour of the Cinecittà studios where you’ll stroll through several Ancient Rome movie sets featured in famous films like Ben-Hur, Roman Holiday and The Godfather: Part III to name a few. Then sit back and relax as you take in a private screening at the Palazzina Fellini.
Explore Florence & Ferragamo Museum
Explore all that Florence has to offer on privately guided visits of the city’s famed sights such as Michelangelo’s David, the Duomo, Palazzo Vecchio and more. Hear about movies shot on location and cap the day off with a visit to the Ferragamo Museum as you explore the Italian designer’s 90-year history. You’ll soon discover why this fashion icon is still a favorite among Hollywood royalty.
Fattoria Poggio Alloro — Pasta-Making Activity
Travel by coach to Fattoria Poggio Alloro—a working farm with its own winery—located in the heart of the Chianti wine-growing region. Be welcomed by the chef, who will lead you in a fun pasta-making activity. And take in the spectacular views of the medieval towers of San Gimignano, a fortified hilltop town, standing on a nearby hilltop.
See Venice as the Venetians do
Upon your arrival in Venice, be serenaded as you explore the City of Canals by gondola, the traditional mode of Venetian transportation. Travel near the Rialto Bridge, gliding along the famed Grand Canal on a private tour of this floating city.
Tragicomica — Venetian Carnevale Mask-Making
Take a scenic walk through the heart of Venice and head to Tragicomica—a shop where you can participate in a private, hands-on workshop in the art of mask-making under the guidance of an artisan. And create a masquerade masterpiece of your own!
On every Adventures by Disney vacation, specially trained Adventure Guides, along with local experts, ensure that every detail of the vacation is expertly taken care of, allowing guests to create everlasting memories without the stress of planning.
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