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Top custom Italy tours: the most beautiful islands in Italy

Top custom Italy tours: the most beautiful islands in Italy
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Many islands off Italy’s coast boast spectacular sandy beaches, fascinating historic sites and, naturally, some of the best seafood restaurants. What else would one want for an Italian perfect holiday? Here is our list of the most beautiful islands for your top custom Italy tours. Capri The rich and powerful of ancient Rome loved holidaying […]

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Personalized tours of Italy: the Eurochocolate festival in Perugia

Personalized tours of Italy: the Eurochocolate festival in Perugia
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Every October, since 1993, the small town of Perugia in Umbria becomes a mecca for chocolate lovers. Eurochocolate is the biggest festival of its kind in Europe that attracts almost one million visitors, visit it with a personalized tours of Italy! For ten days, the streets and squares of the old town centre turn into […]

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Exclusive tours of Italy: the Most Serene Republic of San Marino

Exclusive tours of Italy: the Most Serene Republic of San Marino
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The oldest constitutional republic in the world, the Most Serene Republic of San Marino managed to hold on to its independence since the fourth century. It lies within Italy, between the borders of the Emilia-Romagna and Le Marche regions. San Marino is busy with tourists who come here for a day independently or on exclusive tours of Italy all year around. […]

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Best custom Italy tours: exploring Cervia in Emilia Romagna

Best custom Italy tours: exploring Cervia in Emilia Romagna
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Located on the Adriatic coast in the Emilia Romagna region, Cervia is famous for its beautiful beaches, saltpans and flamingos. Spend a few days here on best custom Italy tours to enjoy excellent restaurants, shopping, sightseeing, spa time, nature walks and modern seaside resorts. Garibaldi square is the heart of the city’s historic quarters where […]

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Personalized tours of Italy: the most beautiful gardens

Personalized tours of Italy: the most beautiful gardens
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There are more than 40 stunning historic gardens in Bel Paese that can be visited with personalized tours of Italy. Created by wealthy artistic patrons they are like open air museums filled with sculptures, fountains, water features designed by talented artists and craftsmen in different eras. Here is our pick of the most spectacular gardens. Villa […]

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Best custom Italy tours: Pienza – Tuscany

Best custom Italy tours: Pienza – Tuscany
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Pienza, a small picturesque town in southern Tuscany, famous for its sheep milk cheese and stunning Renaissance architecture can be visited on our best custom Italy tours. Encircled by medieval walls, Pienza sits on a hilltop overlooking the rolling hills of Val d’Orcia Valley. It is known as the ”ideal city of the Renaissance” created by […]

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Private Italy Vacations: Pitigliano – Tuscany

Private Italy Vacations: Pitigliano – Tuscany
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Despite its dramatic position, undeniable charm and many historic sites, Pitigliano has not been overrun by tourists like many of its neighbouring hilltop towns in Tuscany and can be visited on private Italy vacations. Perched on a volcanic rock ridge the village was once settled by Etruscans, Romans, ruled by the powerful Aldobrandeschi, Orsini, Medici and […]

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Custom vacations in Italy: Livorno – Tuscany

Custom vacations in Italy: Livorno – Tuscany
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Although not high on the must-see list of every traveller, Livorno is a pleasant place to spend some time on custom vacations in Italy to sample great seafood, stroll along charming canals and lazy on a beach. Livorno is one of the largest seaports in Italy and the Mediterranean Sea with many cruise ships passing through […]

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Personalized tours of Italy: Jewish communities in Tuscany

Personalized tours of Italy: Jewish communities in Tuscany
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Since Middle Ages many towns in Tuscany have been home to Jewish communities. On personalized tours of Italy, you can visit Livorno, Pitigliano, Sovana, Sorano, Siena, Pisa and Florence to learn about the fascinating past and present of Italian Jews. For a long time Jews fled the Papal State and moved to smaller independent Tuscan […]

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Best Custom Italy Tours: Agnone in Molise

Best Custom Italy Tours: Agnone in Molise
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Agnone is a beautiful town in the little-known region Molise that can be visited on one of the best custom Italy tours. Often called “the town of the bells”, Agnone has fourteen belfries and is home to the world’s oldest bell foundry. The Marinelli Pontificial Foundry has been making church bells for almost a millennia and […]

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