Travel After COVID Custom Trip Planning

Small Group and Family Private Tour Planning

With the 2021 New Year and the COVID crisis seeming to be coming under control, it is time to consider planning your adventure to Italy. Once everything clears there are going to be many changes in the way we travel and where we will are able to visit. Italiaoutdoors has been specializing in small group and off the beaten path travel in Italy for 20 plus years. We have also have been some of the idustry leaders in risk management and client safety since we started. Since the start of the terriorist wars and unrest in the early 2000's, Force Protection and enviornment awareness has be foremost in our planning stragety. Now with COVID many of the same considerations and protocols are important to consider so if you are looking at reducing your risk, increasing your travel value, and exploring off the main tourist trek contact us.

Escape the Crowd

You leisurely explore the spectacularly beautiful countryside, with only a few locals to greet along the way. Or challenge yourself on mountainous routes selected just for you. Afternoon and evening activities are tailored for your interests, and you enjoy world-class food and wine each day, discovering the regional specialties and the stories behind them that make Italian cuisine so unique. You feel as though you're visiting friends in Italy, not on a tour with a fixed itinerary. Sound perfect? Let us plan your ideal adventure in Italy.

Small Group Travel Specialist

Vernon have over 20 years experience designing small group custom private tours in Italy. Our typical groups are 4 to 8 guests, which allows us access to unique venues that tours designed for larger groups pass by - small, boutique hotels; intimate private tours at family producers; visits to authentic small towns that have not yet been affected by mass tourism. Our small groups allow us to adapt our flow throughout our week, creating a perfect combination of careful planning and spontaneous finds.

Design Your Perfect Trip

From your first contact, you will work directly with your guide and tour creator. In the weeks before your adventure, we 'll work together to learn your abilities, your interests, your preferences on accommodations and travel style, and create a tour tailor made for you. As you prepare, we'll provide a constant flow of information to help you get the most out of your tour. When you arrive in Italy, we are there to greet you, to ensure your trip unfolds as planned. All private tours are lead by us and e don't outsource your trip to hired guides - your trip deserves our personal attention. For Self Guided tours some daily tour guides can be arranged, each being individuals we have worked with in the past and feel meet a quality standard verus cost.

Italiaoutdoors Difference

Does your group have a range of abilities? Not a problem, most of our groups do! We provide many options each day to keep everyone happy. Check out our Tours Section to see sample programs and types of activities.

Are you organizing a tour for a group of 4 or more? We offer discounts for organizers, and develop private tours for small groups without breaking the bank.

Contact Vernon, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., to learn the exciting possibilities for your customized Italian adventure!

Your money: Private trips don't need to be more expensive than group trips. We can work with you to create a trip that fits your budget.

Your experience: We can modify to adapt to the weather, your desires, or to be spontaneous should we want to take advantage of an opportunity we discover along the way!

How do you start designing your custom tour? Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or fill out our Design Your Own Tour form to begin the trip of a lifetime!

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