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Join author Susan Van Allen, (100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go), for one of these splendid, femme-friendly adventures. Every tour has been custom-designed to give you an amazing, authentic experience, with highlights focusing on Italy’s celebration of all things female – including art that glorifies women, meeting chefs and artisans, and blissfully immersing yourself in the culture through cooking classes. You’ll be traveling with a group of wonderful women and enjoying breathtaking sights, delicious tastes, and hidden treasures.

 

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Santa Margherita Ligure (4), Florence (4 nights),

Exclusive Small Group Tour Led by Author Susan Van Allen —14 guests maximum

Join Susan Van Allen, author of 100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go, for a Premium Golden Week in two extraordinary locations, the Italian Riviera and Florence. This 8-night adventure is custom-designed for women to enjoy Italian pleasures to the max. We'll stay in luxury hotels, dine in top traditional restaurants, meet locals in artisan shops, enjoy a cooking class and ceramic painting workshop, and discover a range of beautiful places: the treasures of art and architecture in Florence, enchanting coastal villages of the Italian Riviera, including chic Portofino, and the stunning Cinque Terre.

This is a Gift of La Dolce Vita=the Sweet Life, custom-designed and led by Susan so that women can fully experience Italy's rejuvenating pleasures.

Sorrento (7 nights)

Exclusive Small Group Tour Led by Author Susan Van Allen —14 guests maximum

Join Susan Van Allen, author of 100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go, for the extra-special 10th anniversary edition of her most popular Golden Week. This is an inspiring adventure in southern Italy, based in a 5-star luxurious and historic Sorrento hotel, where the elegant soul of Bell’Italia bursts forth, with the sparkling Mediterranean Sea as a backdrop. Discover marvels of Capri, vibrant Naples, fascinating ancient ruins of Pompeii, blissful thermal springs of Ischia, and the magical Amalfi coast towns of Positano, Ravello, and Amalfi. Shop for artisan treasures, toast with robust local wine, and enjoy delicious, world-famous cuisine.

This is a Gift of La Dolce Vita=the Sweet Life, custom-designed and led by Susan so that women can fully experience Italy's rejuvenating pleasures.

Abano Terme (5 nights)

Exclusive Small Group Tour Led by Author Susan Van Allen —14 guests maximum

Join Susan Van Allen, author of 100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go, for a rejuvenating and beautiful adventure, discovering  treasures of the Veneto region. Our base is a glamorous 5-star hotel and spa in Abano Terme, a town beloved for its curative waters since the days of the Roman Empire. There will be plenty of time for soaking and state-of-the-art spa treatments, and from that bliss we’ll venture off to discover beauties--Padua and its masterpiece frescoes, marvelous Palladian villas in Vicenza, and enchanting Verona. The balance of spa time, immersing ourselves in Veneto’s beauties, along with delicious food and wine all along the way, will truly rejuvenate and inspire you.

More info about Host Susan Van Allen and Rave Reviews for Golden Weeks: www.susanvanallen.com

This is a great add-on package to the Golden Week in Venice!
 

Ischia (3 nights), Naples (1 night)

Exclusive Small Group Tour Led by Author Susan Van Allen —14 guests maximum

Join Susan Van Allen, author of 100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go, for dreamy days on a Bay of Naples treasure: the island of Ischia, where travelers are welcomed in warm, southern Italian style. Since the days of the Roman Empire, Ischia has been praised for its mineral-rich thermal springs, that make visitors feel marvelous. You will  “take the waters” at our home base—a glamorous hotel/spa--and venture off to discover the island’s lush gardens, quaint villages, amazing castle, and vineyard-covered mountains.

These Golden Days are ideal to add on to Deluxe Golden Week in Southern Italy & Amalfi Coast, or for any female traveler looking for a “vacation from a vacation”. This itinerary is designed for a full immersion into authentic island pleasures, culture, and history. Mornings are on your own to indulge in Italian spa traditions or hiking adventures, and afternoon/evenings are group experiences, where with Susan and wonderful women you’ll discover Ischia’s natural beauties, fascinating past, soulful spirit, and extraordinary food and wine.

More info about Host Susan Van Allen and Rave Reviews for Golden Weeks: www.susanvanallen.com
 

Palermo (2 nights), Agrigento (2), Taormina (4)

Exclusive Small Group Tour Led by Author Susan Van Allen —14 guests maximum

Join Susan Van Allen, author or 100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go, for an immersive, joyful, and inspiring adventure in Sicily. Highlights include stays at luxury hotels, cooking class in a Palermo palazzo, and visits to dazzling Monreale, the Valley of the Temples, and a Mount Etna winery.

This is a gift of La Dolce Vita—an amazing insiders’ experience of this delicious and fascinating island.

 

Lucca (7 nights)

Exclusive Small Group Tour Led by Author Susan Van Allen —14 guests maximum

Join Susan Van Allen, author of 100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go, for an extraordinary Tuscan adventure, in the beautiful harvest season. From our base in a boutique hotel in the historic center of Lucca, we’ll experience the great range of treasures this area of the region offers—including a truffle hunt in San Miniato, blissful spa time in San Giuliano Terme, the chic seaside town of Forte dei Marmi on market day, artsy Pietrasanta, a concert of Puccini arias, and Pisa with its famous tower at the magic sunset hour. All along the way, with a group of wonderful women, we’ll savor the joys of meeting friendly locals, toasting with amazing wines, and enjoying delicious flavors.

This is a Gift of La Dolce Vita=the Sweet Life, custom-designed and led by Susan so that women can fully experience Italy's rejuvenating pleasures.

Venice (6 nights)

Exclusive Small Group Tour Led by Author Susan Van Allen —14 guests maximum

Join author Susan Van Allen, (100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go), for this luxurious adventure in Venice, custom-designed with female friendly highlights. From your base in a Grand Canal Palazzo, you’ll experience the awe-inspiring beauty and boundless pleasures this destination has given travelers for centuries. You’ll be guided through masterpieces of architecture in Piazza San Marco, dazzling La Fenice Opera house, fascinating Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and have a day to explore Burano, the island of lacemakers. You’ll immerse yourself in the world of Venetian flavors at the bustling Rialto market, cook with a local signora, and blend with Venetian tradition as you paint a mask in an artisan workshop. All along the way, with a group of wonderful women, you’ll enjoy breathtaking sights, delicious tastes, and discover hidden treasures.

The week is a gift of La Dolce Vita=The Sweet Life, in one of the world’s most magical destinations, giving you an inspiring experience that will become a golden memory for a lifetime.

More info about Host Susan Van Allen and Rave Reviews for Golden Weeks: www.susanvanallen.com