Whenever people start talking about vacations in Italy, some of the first ideas that come to mind tend to include classical art, museums, castles, churches, basilicas, and Mediterranean beaches. On top of those, we also start daydreaming of postcard-perfect, sunny days when one can take a seat at an al fresco café that overlooks a lovely plaza with pretty fountains, order an espresso, sit back, relax, read a good book, and just enjoy our surroundings as the day goes by. This image is actually pretty accurate. Sometimes, though, we just really want to get away from it all, and being in a city – even if it isin a completely different country – just isn’t enough. This is where agriturismo comes in. As the term suggests, it is a combination of agriculture and tourism, or in other words, farm vacations. Italy’s countryside is as lush and vibrant as its cities, […]
"Buon Giorno Priscila, Again, thank you and big Grazie for the wonderful trip you arranged for Marilyn and me."
From Siena, Florence, Rome to Sorrento everything was wonderful. The hotels were all better than expected, drivers all on time and very friendly and professional, and the tours great. In particular Ismael who took us to see the original David (which took...
Robert Turnbull (British Columbia, Canada)
Customized Trip, March 2014