From stunning seaside villages to quaint mountain towns nestled at the foothills of the Alps, Northern Italy is a region that offers sights, sounds and flavors like none other. While major destinations such as Milan, Verona and Turin most certainly are worth stops, there’s something to be said for going off the beaten path in this unique part of the country. For those who want to immerse themselves in the culture, customs and flavors of this region, private tours to lesser known destinations make a discerning choice.

Italy private tours enable guests to roam off the beaten path in Northern Italy provide an experience like nothing else. Designed to be tailored to meet the requirements of a single traveler, couple, family or small group, these tours do not involve crowded buses and hordes of strangers. Booked exclusively for the single party, private tours afford guests the benefit of their own personal guide fluent in the language of the land and theirs, as well.

When visitors choose to explore Northern Italy’s lesser traveled destinations on a private tour, they may have the opportunity to:

  • See the countryside – While Italy’s major tourist destinations are most certainly worth the time to visit, there is something to be said about taking a leisurely excursion through the countryside of Northern Italy. From the beauty of the Po Valley to the quaint seaside villages along the coast, guests on off-the-beaten-path tours take in sights that are truly distinct.
  • Take in cities few tourists ever enjoy – Northern Italy is dotted with small cities and tiny burgs that contain historical and architectural wonders. Those who only visit the “major” cities never get to enjoy these sites. They also miss out on taking in the pace of small-town life.
  • Experience unique adventures – While Italy is famed for its food, historic sites and important works of art, visitors here also have the opportunity to enjoy unique experience. Guests who take private tours away from the major tourist stops may also get to do such things as god hunting for truffles, learn about the fine art of producing olive oil, savor local wines and more.

Each year millions of travelers make their way to Italy’s major cities to take in the history, art, architecture and cuisine. Discerning travelers seeking a unique experience opt to go off the beaten path to enjoy in the sights, sounds and flavors few get to enjoy.