MIU Tour of Italy: Consciousness Illumines Beauty

Enjoy an unforgettable trip in Tuscany, Umbria, and Rome. Their beauty and spirituality will delight your senses, nourish your heart, and awaken your soul!
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Lively and Harmonious Companions

Journey with people who practice the Transcendental Meditation™ technique, their families, and friends (though people who do not do the TM technique are welcome on this tour. To learn more about the technique see the TM.org website).

La Dolce Vita

Celebrate the “sweet life” with good food, good fun, and good company.

Glorious Art

Experience some of the greatest art ever created, by geniuses like Michelangelo, Leonardo, and Raphael.

Articles by Matthew Beaufort:

Inspiring Guidance

“Matthew Beaufort has an extraordinarily rare, deep insight into the artist and his/her art. His insights and illuminations are deeply fascinating, and emerge from, and are informed by, Maharishi’s* incomparable wisdom.

This Italy tour sounds like an opportunity of a lifetime. I hope I can go! I never miss one of Matthew’s trips, whenever possible.”

John Hagelin, President of MIU

*Maharishi Mahesh Yogi is the Founder of the Transcendental Meditation program.

More about travel with Matthew Beaufort

Spiritual Pilgrimage

Visit Assisi, the serene home of St. Francis and St. Clare, St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, and experience Gregorian chant in a Medieval church on a mountain. You can also visit one of the most beautiful synagogues in the world, in Florence.

Expert Italian Tour Organizers

“This trip was two steps above spectacular!! Your planning, drivers, guides, selection of hotels, and attention to detail were impeccable.” — Mel H.

“The BEST European trip I have taken.” – Beverly Z., Bethesda, MD

“Everything was organized so beautifully. We never would have seen all of these places had we not been on the tour.” – Rosario C., Los Angeles, CA

Tuscany Riviera and Rome Hotels



Convenient Hotels

Stay in a first class resort on the Tuscany Riviera, a 3 star hotel in Florence near the major sites, and a grand 4 star hotel in Rome, a former Papal palace, that is only  a 5 minute walk from the Vatican.

Boutique Shopping

NOTE: The first 8 people to pay their deposit will receive $108 worth of Euros each to shop for art, fashion, gold jewelry, handcrafted leather goods, gifts, and souvenirs!

The Euro

This lovely tour highlights famous, inspiring sites—Florence, Rome, Assisi, Siena, and Pisa—and charming towns still being discovered by tourists: Capalbio, Lucca, Orvieto, Todi, and Spello.

Join a group of wonderful and curious people in exploring Italy