Italy Inspired Highlights

Seaside escape to Levanto • Artisanal shopping in Florence • Truffle hunt and private luncheon • Tuscan countryside picnic
Fine gardens and beachside hikes • Private art journaling workshop
All with daily writing, art and photography tips from your two creative coaches

You’re invited to discover the inspiration of Italy and let your senses come alive. Reconnect with the beauty of nature. Reawaken to the world around you and take in everything Italy has to offer. Through select destinations along with creative coaching from Rachel Greenhouse and Teri Sommer, you’ll discover ways to see the Tuscan countryside and waters of the Ligurain Sea in a way you may never have imagined. 

Small groups

personalized service

Private local guides
and transportation

Your curated itinerary



Arezzo, Florence’s sister city, overlooked jewel


Days 1-4, Day trips to select destinations. Art journaling workshop to reignite your creative spark. Daily photography + creativity prompts to support your experience of Italy through your six senses. Touch the texture of fine linens and hear the story of a family-owned artisan factory. Truffle hunt followed by a delicious luncheon made especially for you. Gorgeous garden discovery and a spectacular off-the-beaten-path visit you’ll never forget.



Cortona, charming small town Tuscany


Days 5-6, For the refined traveller, a gallery destination featuring a collection of handcrafted works of art. Leisurely walks through lovely panoramas that inspire joy, create memories and invite relaxation. Ample moments for solitude and self-discovery. Likewise, abundant opportunities to connect with an intimate community of open-hearted women.



Levanto, seaside escape


Days 7-9, Relaxing drive through beautiful Italian countryside. Picnic lunch and visit to the walled city of Lucca and its botanical garden. Light hikes along the Ligurian seaside. Tasting at a local wine shop. Exploring the stunning coastline and string of Cinque Terre’s colorful villages.



Florence, Gardens and boutique shopping



Day 10-12, Free time to explore museums of distinctions. Sunset views over Florence’s most famous piazza. Artisanal shopping with a local guide and an unforgettable farewell dinner before departing the next day.

Travel that Transforms

12 days in Italy


Stay tuned for upcoming details on specific dates and price.

What does the tour price include?
* Eleven nights’ accommodation
* Breakfast plus one other meal daily
* Private transportation, inclusive of airport transfer for those arriving the first day of the tour
* All tour activities (entry fees) per itinerary
* Local English-speaking guide who’s intimately knowledgeable of the region and culture
* Daily writing, art + photography tips from creativity coaches
* 3-hour art journaling workshop
* All pre-trip information, including a detailed itinerary and travel and cultural tips
* Detailed service & personalized attention


Does not include
* International airfare to and from Florence
* Gratuities for driver, local guide and hotel staff
* Alcoholic beverages
* Optional activities

How is this tour unique?

Curated especially for women with an appreciation of nature and creativity, your tour will take you on journey of inspiration. Through art and photography coaching and select destinations, you’ll awaken to new insights and discoveries. And, because of Niteo Tours’s local connections, you’ll be introduced to cultural experiences that many often miss, resulting in an insider’s glimpse at what makes Italy a dream destination.

What are some cultural activities in this tour?

Stroll the grounds of a truffle orchard and dine with an Italian couple well-known for their amazing pasta. Hear the personal story behind a family-owned estate and gardens. Learn about the nuances of flavor in several regional dishes. 

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