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Abruzzo By Design

Abruzzo By Design are Private Tours of Abruzzo, Italy for couples or groups, who have specific interests or requirements.  Whether you have an itinerary in mind, a few ideas, or need inspiration, Italian Provincial Tours can help design a tailor made tour of Abruzzo, just for you.

Abruzzo By Design tours are escorted tours, to ensure that your personal needs are met and that the logistics and planning are taken care of.  All you have to do is enjoy your Italian holiday of a lifetime.

The character of Italian Provincial Tours is maintained, providing you with authentic cultural experiences, authentic local food and wine, comfortable private transport and characteristic accommodations in tranquil settings.

Our tours of Abruzzo are perfect for those who are visiting Italy for the second or third time, who are in search of a tour that provides more than the obvious tourist attractions and enables you to experience Italy like a local.

If you have a specific interest which you wish to focus on, Italian Provincial Tours can design the ultimate tour for you.  You may wish to focus on cooking, or learn how to make gelato, you may wish to learn about the wines of Abruzzo or want to focus on art, history or Catholic Churches.  Abruzzo is perfect for walking tours that travel between ancient villages, and hiking tours are taken by our expert guides in the National Parks.

Abruzzo By Design tours also cater to those who are want to retrace their Italian roots and ancestry.  Visit villages where grandparents were born and raised, learn about the traditions and culture, meet the local people and visit the actual homes of your ancestors.  Italian Provincial Tours can assist as much as needed, to research your family history and even assist in contacting living relatives in Italy and arranging (re)unions.  Read about a family union tour here

To begin planning your Abruzzo By Design Tour, contact us by filling out the online enquiry form and we will be in touch promptly.

Overview of Special Interests

  • Cooking and Artisan Produce
  • Wine / Wineries
  • Food / Street Food
  • Michelin Star restaurants
  • Cheese, Pasta, Pizza, Gelato Making
  • Farm-stays / Agritourismi
  • Walking Tours
  • Hiking Tours
  • Special Interest
  • Art and History
  • Ancestry / Italian Family Roots
  • Family Tours
  • Work Tours
  • Go at your own pace
  • Festivals

Overview of Destinations

Abruzzo By Design Tours can take you anywhere you wish to go.  Below is a list of some main destinations for inspiration.

  • Santo Steffano di Sessanio
  • Campo Imperatore & Rocca Calascio
  • Penne & Loreto Aprutino
  • Sulmona
  • Pacentro & Pettorano sul Gizio
  • Scanno, Barrea & Pescocostanzo
  • Teramo
  • Roccamorice
  • Vasto
  • Trabocchi Coast
  • Pescara

Overview of activities

  • explore quiet ancient villages
  • scenic drives
  • authentic dinning
  • ancient forts
  • alfresco lunch in the alpine pasture
  • local artisan producers
  • ancient olive oil press
  • wineries
  • farmers market
  • follow the shepherds
  • agritourismo
  • cheese making
  • country walk and picnic
  • hidden hermitages
  • cooking class
  • lunch on a traditional trabocco
  • olive oil tasting and appreciation
  • wine tasting and appreciation
  • seaside lunch

Customisable Itinerary

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  • Fabulous experience- every detail lovingly looked after and the food is to die for. Kathryn and Marco are outstanding hosts.

    Kathryn Miller
  • To experience the real Abruzzo you need to be with passionate people like Katri & Marco that alone is an experience !!

    Enza Centorame

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Pricing and Information

Fully escorted tour, local English speaking tour guides, bus/train station transfers, private air conditioned minibus/van, charming and well appointed accommodations, all meals and drinks with meals including table wine, entry fees and activities.

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