Insider Journeys

TRAVEL LIKE A LOCAL AND GET OFF THE BEATEN PATH WITH A DEDICATED TOUR LEADER

Experience the Italian way of life through local eyes, in the most immersive and seamless way possible. Led by an Italian host (often one of Ciao Andiamo’s co-owners), these multi-day adventures delve deep into the regions of Italy, beyond the major cities and tourist attractions. We take care of everything, from accommodations and logistics to daily excursions and meals. All you have to do is show up! Join a small group of up to 6 other like-minded Ciao travelers on one of our scheduled journeys, or make the experience private with your own group and travel dates.

Sardinia: Luxury & Island Charms

Sardinia


small group 7 days, 6 nights

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$6,344 / per person
off the beaten pathrusticseaside

Uncover the natural splendor and rugged beauty of Sardinia, known as the Emerald Island of the Mediterranean. With its turquoise waters, sandy beaches, and posh resorts, it's no surprise that Sardinia has become a destination for jetsetters and luxury seekers. Beyond its beaches and beautiful landscapes, Sardinia boasts prehistoric settlements, exceptional wines and proud culinary traditions found only in this area of Italy.

Alpine Adventure

The Dolomites


small group 6 days, 5 nights

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$4,290 / per person
foodie focusoff the beaten pathsmall group

Venture into the majestic Italian Alps, the Dolomites, which have enchanted Olympic skiiers and summer hikers alike. Bask in the region's natural beauty, from soaring mountains to stunning lakes, while uncovering the culture and history that make unlike any other in Italy. Begin and end your tour in style with delicious local bubbly.

Mediterranean Escape

Amalfi Coast & Puglia


small group 7 days, 6 nights

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$4,639 / per person
foodie focusoff the beaten pathseaside

Revel in the seaside beauty of southern Italy - explore pristine beaches along the Tyrrhenian and Adriatic coasts, UNESCO World Heritage sites and quaint towns overlooking dramatic cliffs while savoring delectable cuisine, high-quality wines and regional specialties such as olive oil, fresh seafood and mozzarella burrata.

Food, Wine & the Rolling Hills

Tuscany & Umbria


small group 5 days, 4 nights

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$2,869 / per person
foodie focusoff the beaten pathrusticwine lovers

Venture through the heart of the Italian countryside while enjoying private tastings at hidden wineries, rustic-style feasts and exploring local farms, majestic hill towns, artistic treasures and more.

Castles, Truffles & Barolo

Piedmont


small group 6 days, 5 nights

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$5,698 / per person
foodie focusoff the beaten pathwine lovers

Savor the sights, aromas and, above all else, tastes of Piedmont, one of Italy’s preeminent culinary regions and home to what many consider to be the country’s best wines—Barolo, Barbera and Barbaresco among them. Sample these wonders while enjoying insider access to top vineyards, purveyors and producers of Piedmont’s gourmet gold and gastronomic delights, and palaces, castles and UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Revel on the Riviera

Cinque Terre, Portofino & Parma


small group 5 days, 4 nights

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$3,137 / per person
foodie focusoff the beaten pathseaside

Taste your way through Parma and the Emilia-Romagna region, a food lover’s paradise, before heading to Liguria—home to the Italian Riviera and Cinque Terre. There you’ll soak in the breathtaking coastline, visit seaside towns and feast on pesto and seafood caught fresh that day by local fishermen.

Essential Tuscany

Florence, Siena, Lucca & Pisa


small group 8 days, 7 nights

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$4,499 / per person
first timersmajor citieswine lovers

Discover the icons and venture off the beaten path in the cities, villages and rolling countryside of Tuscany, one of Italy’s most storied and picturesque destinations. Uncover art historical and architectural marvels in Florence and Siena, enjoy the pastoral charms and top-flight wines of medieval hilltop towns and vineyards, and savor the unique culinary specialties for which the area is celebrated.

Italy Travel Guide

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