Category Archives: Private Tours

Best private Italy tours: discovering the Garfagnana valley, Tuscany

Best private Italy tours: discovering the Garfagnana valley, Tuscany
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There is a lesser-known part of Tuscany that can be discovered on best private Italy tours: the Garfagnana valley, which stretches in the Northwest of Tuscany, between the Apuan Alps and the Tosco-Emiliano Apennines. Mostly rural, covered with dense oak and chestnut forests, the Grafagnana valley attracts the adventurous tourists, who like wondering off the […]

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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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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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Private excursions of Italy: picturesque Sorano in Tuscany

Private excursions of Italy: picturesque Sorano in Tuscany
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As you approach the beautiful hilltop village of Sorano on private excursions of Italy  prepare your cameras for some dramatic shots. The village, located in Southern Tuscany, clings to a high volcanic tufa cliff and is often called “Matera of Tuscany” as it has numerous ancient dwellings carved out of rock. Sorano was known as “zolfanello d’Italia” […]

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Customized tours of Italy: how Parma ham is made?

Customized tours of Italy: how Parma ham is made?
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Parma ham (prosciutto di Parma) is one of Italy’s national treasures. Visiting Parma ham producers on customized tours of Italy is a fascinating experience that reveals secrets of this ancient quintessentially Italian product. It is believed that origins of prosciutto di Parma go back to Etruscan times. In 100 BC Cato the Elder, celebrated statesman […]

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Top places in Rome: the Caelian Hill – Lazio

Top places in Rome: the Caelian Hill – Lazio
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The Caelian Hill, one of the top places in Rome, might not draw the crowds that some other city’s hills do but it, certainly, has its charm. A short walk from the Colosseum or the Circo Massimo, the Celio as Italians call it offers refreshing shade and tranquillity. In times of Imperial Rome, the Caelian […]

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Custom Italy Vacation: visiting balsamic vinegar producers in Modena

Custom Italy Vacation: visiting balsamic vinegar producers in Modena
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Balsamic vinegar of Modena is one of edible treasures of Emilia-Romagna. Visiting local producers that has been making aceto balsamico di Modena for centuries on a custom Italy vacation is a fascinating experience for any Italophile and foodie alike. The origins of the ancient tradition can be traced back to the 11th century. Local nobles […]

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