Carmen, Your Own Italy's founder & President riding on a boat in Venice
Carmen, Your Own Italy's founder & President
Blue & gold wine decanter and glasses from Murano Italy
Handcrafted glass from the island of Murano near Venice


Experience Italy’s heart and soul.

Your Own Italy is proud to offer unique, private tours of Rome… distinctive, premier vacations throughout Italy…and day excursions for tour ship travelers.

We provide expert guides with in-depth knowledge of the region and fluent English, creating distinctive tours for individuals and their traveling companions. We seek to create unforgettable vacations, with the customization that makes your trip unique. Our goal: to help you make Italy your own, with experiences that transform you.

Your Own Italy is private travel, perfected.

Your Own Italy is Tour company operating from Rome. We serve private travelers who want to be guided through their time in Italy, but do not want to be part of a group, permitting us to personally share the Italy we have come to know and love over our 30+ years of experience.

Here’s what we do:

  • If you choose a vacation package, Your Own Italy will meet you at the airport, with a driver to bring you to your boutique hotel.
  • If you choose a shore excursion, your driver will meet you at your cruise ship.
  • We will provide an experienced, English-fluent guide to escort you throughout your vacation or excursion.
  • We will accompany you through a tour designed to exceed your expectations, to create an experience that will remain memorable for a lifetime.
  • We will take care of you during your Italian visit, with personal attention – nearby and a phone call away, with every hotel and restaurant personally vetted by our founder and president, Carmen Carbonell. Our goal: when you return home, you will feel that Italy has become your own, with a vacation or day excursion that was absolutely perfetto – perfect in Italian.

Let us plan a vacation for you. Call or email us at +1 (202) 696 0193, Or fill in the form on this page.