Indulge in some of Europe’s most noteworthy customs with the help of our local experts. Walk alongside your personal Swiss Guard guide for a glimpse into the sanctified inner workings of the Vatican, or visit Michelangelo’s private home and archive with its knowledgeable curator.
PRIVATE VISIT, LUNCH, & WINE TASTING AT TENUTA SAN FRANCESCO, ITALY
Visit Tenuta San Francesco, where the Bove family welcomes you to explore the vines and an 11th-century chapel built into the mountain. Your day culminates with an authentic five-course lunch and locally sourced wines.
TOUR MICHELANGELO’S HOUSE AND PRIVATE ARCHIVE
Normally only open to scholars and researchers, enjoy an exclusive guided visit with the resident art historian and be welcomed by the Curator of the Archives at Michelangelo’s house, which contains his notes, diaries, and original drawings.
HELICOPTER FLIGHT & WONDERS OF NEUSCHWANSTEIN
Take off on a helicopter from Munich for a private visit to King Ludwig’s favorite castle, Neuschwanstein. Explore the royal apartments and grand living spaces, and wonder at the scale and design of the castle’s unforgettable interiors. Enjoy the stunning beauty of Bavaria from the air as you return to Munich by helicopter.
SAIL & SPA IN NORTHERN NORWAY
Pamper yourself onboard the MS Vulkana, a former fishing vessel transformed into a luxurious private spa, as you sail through the beautiful fjord landscape in northern Norway. Enjoy the wood-fired sauna, salt-water hot tub, and Turkish steam bath, as you indulge in different activities, such as snowmobiling and dogsledding in remote corners of Norway. In the evenings, sit out on deck and watch the Aurora Borealis, the perfect, magical ending to a wonderful day. Combine this wonderful nature experience with a few days in Norway’s vibrant capital Oslo and you have the perfect Norwegian holiday.
UP CLOSE WITH THE SWISS GUARDS AT THE VATICAN
Experience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity as you go behind the scenes at one of the world’s most secretive organizations with a member of the Vatican’s elite Swiss Guard. Get a glimpse into the private living and training quarters and gain insight on the inner workings of the Holy See.
SECRETS OF THE GRAND KREMLIN PALACE
Enjoy an exclusive tour through the Grand Kremlin Palace, the Faceted Chamber, and the Terem. Learn about centuries of Russian history spanning from Ivan the Terrible to the Romanovs to modern times. A visit to the Grand Kremlin Palace, while closed to the general public, is specially arranged, allowing you to fully experience Russia’s living history.
For more information or to book your Trip-Of-A-Lifetime, contact Brad Martin at Anywhere Anytime Journeys.
Cover Photo: Amalfi Coast from the Sea, in Italy. © Can Stock Photo / vale_t