Category Archives: Private Tours

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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Private tours of Italy: Trevi in Umbria

Private tours of Italy: Trevi in Umbria
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Any of you who have been to Trevi in Umbria raise your hand! Not many, I bet. This small hilltop town is off the mass tourism radar and is often visited on private tours of Italy. The city of an ancient little-known Umbrian tribe, Trevi today is a charming quiet place that commands spectacular vistas […]

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Private tours of Sicily: visiting Catania

Private tours of Sicily: visiting Catania
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When planning private tours of Sicily for the clients Road to Italy always recommends to visit Catania, the island’s second-largest city after Palermo. It is a real treat for Italy lovers, who want to delve deeper into the country’s past and present. Catania has lived through the turmoil of invasions, earthquakes and volcano eruptions that […]

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Private tour of Italy: Villa Borghese

Private tour of Italy: Villa Borghese
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Did you know that you can go on a leisurely boat ride not far from the Spanish Steps in Rome? Villa Borghese is one of famous places in Rome where you could easily spend a day there visiting museums, galleries, walking and relaxing during your private tour of Italy. One of the largest parks in […]

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Italian Vacations: Florence

Italian Vacations: Florence
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The Renaissance city of Florence is choke-full of architectural gems, beautiful squares and unforgettable views. The city can be quite overwhelming for the first time visitors, so here is our list of top places to visit in Florence on your Italian vacations. Piazza del Duomo The stunning square is dominated by the famous Cathedral of Santa […]

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Tourist Italy attractions: the Italian Lake District

Tourist Italy attractions: the Italian Lake District
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The spectacular Italian Lake region stretches between Piedmont, Lombardy and Veneto. It has been a popular destination since Roman times and remains one of the biggest tourist Italy attractions. The main lakes in the area are Como, Maggiore, Orta, Iseo and Garda, each of them differs in size and character. Como is considered by many Italy’s […]

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Things to do in Sicily: Village of Gangi

Things to do in Sicily: Village of Gangi
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If you are in Italy and you are wondering what things to do in Sicily, do not forget to visit Gangi, a medieval village ranked among the most beautiful villages in Italy. Since 2012 the small town in the Madonie Mountains boasts the recognition of the municipality as a Jewel of Italy; in this place, […]

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Rome to Naples: Gaeta Italy

Rome to Naples: Gaeta Italy
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If you have to go from Rome to Naples, or vice versa, do not forget to take a trip to the southwest coast of Lazio where you will find yourself fascinated by the beautiful coastline and its many beaches. The most important city on this coast is Gaeta, nicknamed the fair, the combative and the […]

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Lake Maggiore: one of the top places to visit in Italy

Lake Maggiore: one of the top places to visit in Italy
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The Lake Maggiore is one of the most beautiful top places to visit in Italy. The second largest lake in the country, it stretches over 65 kilometres in the regions of Lombardy and Piedmont as well as the Swiss canton of Ticino. The area around Lake Maggiore is steeped in history and tradition with picturesque […]

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