"Allison's love of  Venice and the lagoon, and the fierce way in which she protects them, will never cease to inspire."

-Anna Sardi, The 500 Hidden Secrets of  Venice

A Roma da Venezia

Explore the power, decadence and pride of 17th century patrons as you immerse in the art, music, culture, luxury and finest culinary offerings that bind Venice and Rome, with exclusive access to locations and experts in The Eternal City.

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Photo courtesy of Anders Modig

retreat with us in the Venice Lagoon

New dates coming for 2021

Culture meets Nature
An uncommon retreat in Venice


Allison has designed a unique Lagoon retreat for Top Hill Retreats, bringing you five days of adventure, discovery,

rest and wellness, introspection,

creativity, and regeneration. 


A private Island in the Venice Lagoon

Venice, Italy



New dates TBD for 2021

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A culinary expedition into the northern wilds

Cruising Venice with Mauro Stoppa


Three days discovering the northern Lagoon, its faun and flora aboard an antique fishing vessel, with exquisite locally-sourced cuisine and selected wines.


Venice, Italy