Category Archives: Private Tours

Private tours of Italy: Battle of the oranges in Ivrea

Private tours of Italy: Battle of the oranges in Ivrea
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One of the biggest food battles in Europe takes place every year in a small town of Ivrea, Piedmont as part of the local Carnival, which can be visited on private tours of Italy. The Battle of oranges is part of the Historical Carnival of Ivrea, which origin goes back to medieval times, when the […]

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Custom Italy Tours : explore Trieste

Custom Italy Tours : explore Trieste
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  Trieste is one of the most underrated cities in all of Europe. It is a beautiful destination to visit on a custom Italy tours that offers excellent cuisine, a great dose of culture, castles and romance. Tourists crowds are all head to majestic Venice just 70 miles down the coast, unfairly ignoring Trieste. Verdant […]

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Private tours in Italy: magnificent Matera

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The beautiful city of Matera is located in the lesser-known region of Basilicata. It is a spectacular place to explore on leisurely private tours in Italy Matera sprang to tourists’ attention after Mel Gibson chose it as the backdrop for his movie “The Passion of the Christ”. Dramatic rocky landscape and ancient history make this […]

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Customized tours of Italy: Ostia Antica

Customized tours of Italy: Ostia Antica
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If you want to escape the sweltering heat and the maddening crowds of the Eternal City you can visit the magnificent Ostia Antica. Many Road to Italy’s clients go there as part of customized tours of Italy Located twenty miles from Rome, two thousand years ago Ostia Antica was a thriving commercial port built on […]

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Private tours of Rome: “Angels and Demons” tour

Private tours of Rome: “Angels and Demons” tour
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Many fans of writer Dan Brown while in the Eternal City want to see the locations mentioned in his famous book. Within its private tours of Rome Road to Italy offers its clients a fascinating historical four-hour “Angels and Demons”. You will follow in footsteps of Robert Langdon to see majestic Roman piazzas, beautiful churches, […]

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Luxury Italy Tours: Turin

Luxury Italy Tours: Turin
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The affluent city of Turin in Piedmont is not overrun by tourists although it has many art galleries, museums, excellent restaurants, pretty piazzas, beautiful Renaissance, Baroque, and Art Nouveau architecture. It is a destination for the ones in the know. Real connoisseurs of Italy go there for good food, culture and a touch of luxury. Here are our suggestions how […]

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Custom Italy Vacations: Carnival in Viareggio

Custom Italy Vacations: Carnival in Viareggio
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Did you know that not only Venice has its spectacular Carnival? On a custom Italy vacations, you can also see the Carnival of Viareggio in Tuscany. First organised by a group of young rich bourgeois in 1873 the Carnival has been going from strength to strength attracting thousands of visitors to Viareggio. Today it is […]

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Custom tours of Rome: the Catacombs

Custom tours of Rome: the Catacombs
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Apart from a dazzling array of landmarks above the ground, the Eternal City has vast underground areas that are open to visitors. Road to Italy’s customers often ask to include the catacombs in their custom tours of Rome as these underground burials offer a fascinating glimpse into the city’s past. There are around forty catacombs […]

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Private tours of Tuscany: Lucca

Private tours of Tuscany: Lucca
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Lucca is a small town that many Road to Italy clients visit on private tours of Tuscany. It is a perfect destination for relaxed indulging holiday: you can enjoy excellent local food and wine, take slow walks in town or sip a coffee in one of Lucca’s pretty squares. The old center of Lucca is […]

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Private tours Italy: Cortona

Private tours Italy: Cortona
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Cortona is one of the prettiest and oldest hill towns in Tuscany. It shot to fame after being featured in Francis Mayes book “Under the Tuscan Sun” and many tourists include the town in their private tours Italy Located in the Chiana Valley  in southern Tuscany Cortona is surrounded by ancient stone walls hailing from Etruscan and […]

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