Private Guided Tours
Our local, English-speaking professional guides will take you to Italy's best-kept secrets
Our guests rave about the quality of our professional tour guides, their knowledge, humor, and education. One-on-one attention and interaction maximizes your immersion in Italian culture.
We really liked Florence and your day trips along with our personal guides worked very well, Roberto was great!
We arrived early pm and were met at the train station and taken to our hotel, where 40 minutes later we were met by Valeria who gave us a very detailed tour of Milan, she was such a joy to be with and her knowledge was exceptional. We had tickets for the Last Supper the following day and she gave us all the information that we would need for then also. We loved her.
Our tour guide Antonella in Rome was exceptionally knowledgeable and we had two great days with her touring the city.
We loved our trip to Naples and in particular our trip to Pompeii. Michael was excellent and brought the whole place to life for us. We would have missed so much if we had gone on our own.
The tours you recommended were good, we especially loved Luca in Florence. All the guides and drivers were terrific and very helpful. Several of them said they appreciate working for you. Our guide in Rome, Antonella was exceptional and very helpful. She gave us great transit info so we never took a taxi once. She read us very well and showed us exactly what we wanted.
I need to single out both Tomas, our guide in Rome, and Giovanni, our guide in Florence for very high praise. Their encyclopedic knowledge of all things art, history and architecture was outstanding and made the trip an absolutely unforgettable experience – I only wish that I had the memory capacity to remember half of what they were able to impart about the tours on which they took us! I felt that I was on tour with educators, not just “run of the mill” tour guides – they weren’t just going through the motions of standard tourist facts, but their love of their subject matter was evident in their ability to impart so much knowledge, answer our many questions with patience, and be generally wonderful and engaging.
We had a wonderful trip, thank you. Everything Ciao Tours planned for us in Venice was superb. We loved the hotel and its location, our tour with Silvana was great and left us wanting more so I would probably say we could have done another 3 hour tour on our last day because there are just so many hidden treasures to discover! And Silvana in Venice is very knowledgeable – it was a pleasure to meet her.
Roberto in Florence thank-you for sharing your knowledge, the sunset walk up to Piazza Michaelangelo you suggested was spectacular and for defending the volunteers being disrespected.