Your Own Italy Day Long Tours

8-10 hour trips designed to amaze

Will you be in Rome, Florence, Venice, Sorrento or Naples – with a free day? Your Own Italy will help make it a perfect day. We offer a range of tours focusing on history, art and culture as well as the possibility to develop a custom tour just for you.. Our Day Long Tours include private cars and drivers, English-speaking guides, and experiences designed to make our beautiful country Your Own Italy.

Rome

Frascati Hill Town Cooking Experience

Frascati Hill Town Cooking Experience

Frascati, one of the Castelli Romani, or Roman hill towns, lies near the ancient town of Tusculum, which probably predated Rome itself. Its natural beauty, ancient ruins, and imposing baroque villas have smitten many a visitor, including Goethe, George Sand, and John Singer Sargent. A leafy spot...

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Ostia Antica Tour

Ostia Antica

The well-preserved ruins of ancient Ostia, including intact mosaics and an amphitheater that is still in use, offer much of what those of Pompeii offer, in a more accessible form to those based in Rome. Founded in the 4th century BC and abandoned around AD 900, Ostia, thanks to its location as a...

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Florence in a Day from Rome

Florence in a Day from Rome

Your driver will pick you up at your hotel and take you directly to Rome's train station to board the high-speed "Freccia Rossa" to Florence, where your tour guide will be waiting for you. Among the sights you'll see before lunch are the Piazza della Signoria and its beautiful outdoor sculptures,...

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The Roman Countryside Tour

The Roman Countryside Tour

Your full-day guided trip to Tivoli, a historic town lying east of Rome in the breathtaking Monte Tiburtini hills, begins at the Villa d’Este, a former Benedictine convent considered to be one of the most enchanting villas of the late Renaissance period. Your guide will explain how the building was...

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Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius from Rome

Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius from Rome

Tour Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius from Rome

If you must see Pompeii - and you must - but had not intended on venturing further south than Rome, let Your Own Italy handle the logistics. You will be driven in a private car directly from your hotel to the world’s most well-preserved ancient town. Your...

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Venice

PADOVA, ASOLO, and the VENETIAN VILLAS

Padua, Asolo, and the Venetian Villas

Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to explore a region that for most of its history was an independent republic and didn't become part of Italy until the second half of the nineteenth century. The Republic of Venice began life at the close of the Roman Empire as an outpost of refugees fleeing...

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VICENZA and VERONA

Vicenza and Verona

Vicenza and Verona are small cities, but between them is archeological, architectural, and artistic evidence of just about every significant period in Italy's history. In Vicenza, the first stop on this tour, the emphasis is on the elegant and extremely influential work of sixteenth century...

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RAVENNA

Ravenna

Before reaching Ravenna, your guide will show you Chioggia, an old fishing city with the canals and bridges of Venice but without its palaces and crowds. Moving back in time, you will tour Pomposa Abbey, an important Benedictine spiritual center near Ferrara begun in the late 800s in a simple...

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Florence

Siena and San Gimignano

Siena and San Gimignano

The cities of medieval Italy, of which Siena is an excellent example, come as a surprise to New Worlders accustomed to images of the Middles Ages that focus on somber Gothic cathedrals and nasty, plague-ridden, thatched-roofed hamlets. Like so much of Italy, the Middle Ages that comes down to us in...

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Pisa and Lucca

Pisa and Lucca

Your first stop on this private tour of medieval Tuscany will be the Piazza del Duomo in Pisa, also known as the Piazza dei Miracoli. The Duomo is a splendid eleventh century Romanesque cathedral built using fantastic spoils captured in expeditions against the Muslims in Sicily. The marble...

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San Gimignano and the Chianti Region

San Gimignano and the Chianti Region

This delightful, relaxing tour begins when your driver-guide picks you up at your hotel in Florence and takes the picturesque roads through the world-famous Chianti region, lying between Florence and Siena and bordered on the east by the Chianti Mountains and the west by the Elsa River. This wine...

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Sorrento

Amalfi Coast

Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Peninsula's blind curves and hairpin turns won't daunt your private Italian driver. Just relax, sit back, enjoy the exquisite views of the Mediterranean far below, and leave the driving to the expert! Your first stop, Positano, is a gem of a town, clinging to the side of a mountain that...

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Capri

Capri

Bring your swimsuit on this sumptuous, sensuous dalliance with the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea! Your guide will accompany you in your own private boat from the port of Sorrento to Capri. Don't try to resist the siren's call of the world-famous grottoes that encircle the base of the...

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Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius

Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius

Meet Pompeii and the volcano that destroyed it! One of the most well-preserved ancient towns in the world, Pompeii is not just a window to the past but the doors, walls, and floor mosaics, too. And when Vesuvius erupted two millenia ago, it did not discriminate; the expensive and humble, the...

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Naples

Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius

Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius

Meet the city of Pompeii and the volcano that destroyed it! The world’s most well-preserved ancient town, Pompeii is more than just a window into the past: it is the walls, doors, and floor mosaics as well. Vesuvius did not discriminate when it erupted two millenia ago; it buried the expensive and...

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Amalfi Coast

Amalfi Coast

The hairpin turns and blind curves of the winding roads of the Amalfi Peninsula are no problem for the expertise of your private Italian driver. Just sit back, relax, enjoy the breathtaking view of the Mediterranean from above, and leave the driving to the expert! Positano, your first stop, is a...

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