Italy By Design are Private Tours of Italy for couples or groups who want the support of an escorted tour of Italy and the ease of having the planning and logistics taken care of, without the downsides of traditional tours.  Our Private Tours enable you to go at your own pace and to see and do exactly what you want, which is especially important for those 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 Italy, just for you.  Italy By Design tours are escorted tours, to ensure that your personal needs are met and that the logistics and planning are taken care of, while still enjoying plenty of time to yourself.  All you have to do is enjoy your Italian holiday of a lifetime.

Even with an itinerary that includes world famous locations, the character of Italian Provincial Tours is maintained, providing you with authentic cultural experiences, authentic local food and wine, comfortable private transport and locally-run characteristic accommodations in tranquil settings.  Our guides are local to each area we visit and can provide inside information and knowledge.

Our tours 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.

Italy By Design tours also cater to those who are want to retrace their Italian roots and visit villages where grandparents were born and raised.  Italian Provincial Tours can even assist in contacting living relatives in Italy.

To begin planning your Italy By Design Tour, simply contact us and we will be in touch promptly.


Northern Italy

  • Aosta Valley
  • Lombardy
  • Liguria
  • Veneto
  • Trentino
  • Friuli Venezia Giulia

Central Italy

  • Tuscany
  • Marche
  • Umbria
  • Lazio
  • Abruzzo
  • Sardinia

Southern Italy

  • Molise
  • Campania
  • Puglia
  • Basilicata
  • Calabria
  • Sicily

Overview of activities

  • Cuisine / Street Food
  • Wineries / Wine
  • Cooking
  • Cheese, Pizza, Pasta, Gelato Making
  • Artisan Producers
  • Farm-stays / Agritourismi
  • Farm-stays / Agritourismi
  • Walking Tours
  • Hiking Tours
  • Special Interest
  • Art and History
  • Ancestry / Italian Family Roots
  • Family Tours
  • Work Tours
  • Region-Specific Tours
  • Festivals


Commence and depart from your preferred location in Rome

Fully escorted tour, local English speaking tour guides, private air conditioned minibus/van, locally-run charming and well appointed accommodations, agreed upon meals and drinks with meals including table wine, entry fees and activities.

Prices exclude airfares. 

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