OUR TOURS TO ITALY

Our mission is to encourage Americans to broaden their cultural mindset through engaging and exciting travel experiences in Europe. Our tours are for small groups of up to 18 passengers and include daily activities and sightseeing, yet allow time to experience the locale on your own. No need to worry about tips and gratuities; we’ll take care of those.

Hotels are clean and safe, have private baths, and are central. Eating well is a priority, so we include all breakfasts and half of your dinners. Our tour leaders and local guides are experts who share our destinations’ art, history, culture, and experiences. Our booking conditions are generous and flexible, with opportunities to change or cancel if needed.

Finally, we strive to provide a stress-free, informative, and exciting travel experience. Overall, aiming to empower our guests with knowledge, guidance, and confidence to embrace the adventure, seize the moment, and, most of all, have fun!

TOUR NAMEPRICENUMBER OF DAYSTOUR DATES
ESSENCE OF ITALY in 10 days$3665 + air10May 13-22, 2023
Jul 2-11, 2023
Sep 3-12, 2023
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May 11-20, 2024
July 2-11, 2024
Sept 3-12, 2024
BEST OF ITALY in 15 days$4695 + air15May 13-27, 2023
Jul 2-16, 2023
Sep 3-17, 2023
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May 11-25, 2024
July 2-16, 2024
Sept 3-17, 2024
BEST OF SICILY in 11 days$3295 + air11June 14-24, 2023
Sep 27-Oct 6, 2023
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May 12-22, 2024
Sept 27-Oct 6, 2024
TUSCANY VILLA VACATION in 10 days$3774 + air10Apr 23-May 2, 2023
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May 25-Jun 3 2024

ROME-VILLA PRE TOUR in 3 days$4734 + air12Apr 21-May 2, 2023
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May 23-25, 2024

AMALFI & ISLANDS in 9 days$3389 + air9Apr 6-14, 2023
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Apr 7-15, 2024
BEST OF THE MED in 11 days$3789 + air11May 12-22, 2023
Jun 20-30, 2023
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May 14-24, 2024
Jun 18-28, 2024
LONDON, PARIS, & ROME in 13 days$4689 + air13May 3-15, 2023
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May 1-13, 2024
Sep 15-27, 2024
CHRISTMAS MARKETS - GERMANY, FRANCE, ITALY in 8 days$3789 + air8Nov 26-Dec 3, 2023
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Dec 1-8, 2024
Vernazza Cinque Terre

The Essence of Italy in 10 Days

My Essence of Italy tour visits my all-time favorite destinations in Italy in ten days. Beginning in Rome, you’ll visit the essential tourist sights and classic destinations. Then, travel to the delightful villages of the Cinque Terre to experience a seaside vacation where the mountains fall into the sea. Volterra, my favorite Tuscan hilltown is sure to win you over to the “la dolce vita” lifestyle. Finally, you’ll have two days in Florence, walking in Michelangelo’s footsteps and exploring the Renaissance’s roots.

PRICETOUR DATES
$3665 + airMay 13-22, 2023
Jul 2-11, 2023
Sep 3-12, 2023
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May 11-20, 2024
July 2-11, 2024
Sept 3-12, 2024
Venice Gondola

The Best of Italy in 15 days

THE BEST OF ITALY TOUR visits favorite destinations situated north of Rome. Beginning in Rome, you’ll visit the essential tourist sights and classic destinations. Then, travel to the delightful villages of the Cinque Terre, where you’ll enjoy two days exploring this coastal region where the mountains literally fall into the sea. Volterra, my choice for the quintessential Tuscan hilltown, is sure to win you over to the “la dolce vita” lifestyle. Florence, the “cradle of the Renaissance,” will have you walking in the steps of Michelangelo, DaVinci, and the Medici. Venice, the romantic canal-laced city, rounds out the big three tourist sites.  Finally, we will cap off the tour by relaxing on beautiful Lake Como in addition to taking a quick look at Milan’s bustling city center.

PRICETOUR DATES
$4695 + airMay 13-27, 2023
Jul 2-16, 2023
Sep 3-17, 2023
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May 11-25, 2024
July 2-16, 2024
Sept 3-17, 2024
AgrigentoTemple

The Best of Sicily in 11 days

My BEST OF SICILY TOUR takes you on a route visiting my best destinations on the island. We will visit all the main tourist sights, but the cultural experiences, small villages, and unique destinations often make the most vivid travel memories. I think we’ve come up with a balanced mix of both. Beginning in Palermo, you’ll experience a lively and vibrant city full of colorful characters, ancient churches, and bustling markets.  Then we will get out of town to visit the ancient Greek sites of Segesta, Agrigento, and Syracuse. Along the way, you’ll experience the culture, cuisine, and sense of community only found in small villages and hilltowns.  Additionally, there are plenty of opportunities to slow down and enjoy some free time on your own to make your own travel memories. Sicily will provide an intense dose of Italian culture supercharged with a Sicilian flair.

PRICETOUR DATES
$3295 + airJune 14-24, 2023
Sep 27-Oct 6, 2023
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May 12-22, 2024
Sept 27-Oct 6, 2024
Marcampo Volterra

Tuscany Villa Vacation in 10 day

Enjoy seven nights at the modern 21st-century agriturismo resort near Volterra, Italy, smack-dab in the middle of a hilltop vineyard with broad sweeping vistas of the Tuscan countryside.

Each day we will head out to explore the sites and experiences within driving distance.  But one of the joys of staying in a villa is to experience la dolce vita, the sweet life of doing nothing too! We’ve also included a night in Florence, before and after your villa stay, to help you ease in and out of your vacation.

If you’ve been to Italy and seen the sights but were frazzled with a breakneck pace… this is the next vacation experience for you!  

PRICETOUR DATES
$3774 + airApr 23-May 2, 2023
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May 25-Jun 3 2024

Colosseo

Tuscany Villa Vacation & Rome in 12 day

Begin your tour by experiencing Rome’s top sights.  The Colosseum, Roman Forum, St. Peter’s Basilica, The Vatican Museum, Pantheon, and more.  Then hop on the bullet train up to Florence, the cradle of the Renaissance.  Then, we will set up for seven nights at the modern 21st-century agriturismo resort near Volterra, Italy.  This wonderful agriturismo “villa” comes complete with all the perks, such as modern rooms, WIFI, air conditioning, TV, and a private pool. This all sits smack-dab in the middle of a hilltop vineyard with broad sweeping vistas of the Tuscan countryside.

Each day we will head out to explore the sites and experiences within driving distance.  Day trips include visits to Volterra, Siena, Pisa, and Lucca.  But one of the joys of staying in a villa is to experience la dolce vita, the sweet life of doing nothingSo, we will have chunks of unstructured time to sit by the pool, relax, walk in the countryside vineyards and enjoy your vacation.

If you’ve been to Italy and seen the sights but were frazzled with a breakneck pace… this is the next vacation experience for you!  You’ll feast on fine food, taste some wonderful wine, and experience charming villages and treasure-packed museums. My personal friends will serve as local guides welcoming you with open arms to their hometown. If you are looking for a real vacation… consider joining me in Tuscany for this vacation experience.

PRICETOUR DATES
$4734 + airApr 21-May 2, 2023
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May 23-25, 2024

Amalfi

THE AMALFI COAST & ISLANDS in 9 days

My Amalfi & Islands tour visits the three islands in the Bay of Naples, the excavations of ancient Pompeii, and several villages along the beautiful Amalfi coast. Slow down, relax, and unwind because we will stay in only two hotels, and both have pools, spas, grand vistas, and a seaside ambiance.  Visit the islands of Capri,   Ischia, and Procida during the first four days, then set up for three nights on the mainland, in the village of Sorrento. If you enjoy a slow pace, the seaside, and incredible scenery, this is the perfect way to experience Italy!

PRICETOUR DATES
$3389 + airApr 6-14, 2023
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Apr 7-15, 2024
Monterosso Twlight

THE BEST OF THE MED in 11 days

This tour weaves together three counties, five cultures, four languages and some of the best scenery along the Mediterranean coast.  You’ll begin with two action-packed days in Barcelona.  Then, head to France to experience medieval castles, Roman ruins and jet-setting adventures along the French Riviera.  Cap off your tour with three relaxing days on the beautiful Italian Riviera. 

PRICETOUR DATES
$3789 + airMay 12-22, 2023
Jun 20-30, 2023
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May 14-24, 2024
Jun 18-28, 2024
Lon-par-Rom

BEST OF LONDON, PARIS, & ROME in 13 days

The Best of London, Paris, and Rome tour provides an opportunity to settle in and experience three of Europe’s major capital cities.  London presents a relatively stress-free introduction with non-stop flights and almost no language barrier.  This, coupled with our comprehensive itinerary and an opportunity to experience some of the best theatre in the world, makes London a perfect beginning to this tour.

The EuroStar high-speed train will zip you from London to Paris in less than three hours. In Paris, we’ve included all the major tourist sights and must-see attractions, but there is also plenty of time to slow down and enjoy the experience. 

Then, jet off to Rome for four days of history, culture, and cuisine. You’ll visit the “biggies,” such as the Colosseum, St. Peter’s Basilica, and the Pantheon, and still have time to slow down and experience La Dolce Vita.

PRICETOUR DATES
$4689 + airMay 3-15, 2023
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May 1-13, 2024
Sep 15-27, 2024
Bolzano

CHRISTMAS MARKETS – GERMANY, FRANCE & ITALY in 8 days

Christmas Markets pop up all over Central Europe during the weeks leading up to Christmas.  Experience these markets in three countries, all with different cultures, and languages. 

Your Adventure Starts Here!

PRICETOUR DATES
$3789 + airNov 26-Dec 3, 2023
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Dec 1-8, 2024