Category Archives: Private Tours

Top attractions in Italy: Sacra di San Michele in Piedmont

Top attractions in Italy: Sacra di San Michele in Piedmont
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The magnificent religious complex Sacra di San Michele is one of the top attractions in Italy located in Piedmont, half an hour from Turin. The legend has it that angels assisted with its construction and the exact date of its completion remains unclear, sometime in the 12th century. As you approach the abbey, it raises […]

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Best places to visit in Italy: La Venaria Reale in Piedmont

Best places to visit in Italy: La Venaria Reale in Piedmont
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La Venaria Reale in Piedmont has become one of the best places to visit in Italy since its opening in 2007. It had been abandoned and neglected for two centuries and took years of extensive restoration works to bring the complex back to its former glory. A short drive from Turin, La Venaria Reale includes the […]

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Custom Vacations in Italy: exploring Piacenza

Custom Vacations in Italy: exploring Piacenza
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A short drive from Milan, in the centre of the fertile Padana Valley, lies the beautiful city of Piacenza. Surrounded by well-preserved 16th century city walls it boasts some great architectural gems and historic attractions and is well worth a visit on your custom vacations in Italy. Piacenza’s central square, Piazza Cavalli, is dominated by […]

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Custom Italy Tours: Casale Monferrato in Piemonte

Custom Italy Tours: Casale Monferrato in Piemonte
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We never get tired of talking about the beautiful region of Piemonte on this blog. Being off the mass tourism radar it appeals to the travellers who want to discover hidden gems in Bel Paese and opt for custom Italy tours to suite their tastes. Casale Monferrato is a little gem located about forty miles away from […]

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Luxury Tours of Italy: the Lamborghini Museum

Luxury Tours of Italy: the Lamborghini Museum
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The Lamborghini Museum and Factory situated in the countryside, just outside Bologna, make an interesting stop for those on luxury tours of Italy. For many decades, this renowned Italian carmaker has been churning out luxury super sports cars, including some of the most expensive cars ever made. The factory has been based in the village of Sant’Agata Bolognese […]

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Italy private tours: Civita di Bagnoreggio

Italy private tours: Civita di Bagnoreggio
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Italy private tours can take you to some stunning places and the tiny town of Civita di Bagnoreggio is one of them. Located about 80 miles from Rome, Civita precariously hanging on a tufa hill ridge   over deep ravines. Founded by the Etruscans some 2,500 years ago it slowly succumbs to the soil erosion typical […]

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Tourist attractions in Sicily: Cefalù

Tourist attractions in Sicily: Cefalù
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Cefalù, a small coastal town, just an hour drive from Palermo, is one of great tourist attractions in Sicily. Its undeniable charm, beautiful sandy beaches, picturesque old streets and excellent food make up for the town’s small size. Several famous Italian films have been made in Cefalù, including the Oscar-winning Cinema Paradiso. There are many […]

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Custom made tours to Italy: pleasures of Tuscany

Custom made tours to Italy: pleasures of Tuscany
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Tuscany has the best of everything: beautiful landscapes, prized wines, delicious cuisine, stunning medieval hill towns, and excellent museums. On a custom made tours to Italy, you can explore the pleasures of this beautiful region in comfort and style. Here are some suggestions on what can be included in your tailor-made trip. Castles Tuscany is […]

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Customized Italy Vacation: exploring Parma

Customized Italy Vacation: exploring Parma
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Having visited all tourist hot spots you might want to get off-the-beaten track to see Italy beyond the obvious. Parma, an attractive historic town in the Emilia-Romagna region, is one of those hidden gems that can be discovered on a customized Italy vacation. The city is famous for art, beautiful architecture , delicious prosciutto di […]

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Florence tourist attractions: the Oltrarno district

Florence tourist attractions: the Oltrarno district
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The Oltrarno district is one of Florence tourist attractions that is often overlooked by visitors. Translated as “the other side of the Arno” it is known for its artisans workshops, the Pitti Palace, Boboli Gardens and some beautiful churches. A stone throw away from the crowded Ponte Vecchio, Oltrarno offers a glimpse of a quieter and […]

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