Discover Abruzzo, Italy with a small group of travelers and a local tour operator

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Are you thinking about planning a trip to Abruzzo, Italy and you are wondering whether you should choose a big or small tour operator? Are you concerned about traveling with some “strangers”? Here’s why we believe that traveling with a small group of people and a local tour operator as we are can really make the difference. 

We love our region

Abruzzo is our home and we simply love it. We are passionate about its culture and people, and we know how to give our guests a real taste of this part of Italy – because it’s the place where we grew up. 

Attention to details

An experienced and local tour operator can handle every detail of your trip so that you can simply think about enjoying your time in Abruzzo. We always keep our groups small: this way we can give you the personal attention that will make your vacation truly special. We are very happy to have only 5/5* reviews on Tripadvisor and to make many travelers from all over the world very happy year after year.

Experience matters

You cannot substitute for local knowledge and experience, but neither a big tour operator can do it. Choosing a local tour operator is the only way to avoid touristy places and live an authentic experience.

Live like a local

Our tours provide you with the rare opportunity to be invited into homes and farms, as well into the daily life of locals.

If you want to learn how to make passata from a real Abruzzi nonna or fresh ricotta from a local farmer, then you must choose a tour provider with deep relationships with the people who live in the area.

Feel part of a big family

Being able to stay close to local businesses and families will make you feel part of a big family. We also work with our real families, including mothers, fathers, and aunts! We think they are the best “repositories” of the culture, traditions and recipes we want to show our guests. 

Make new friends

Travelling in a small group allows you to genuinely get to know your traveling companions, and in most cases you will find out that you just met good friends who might join you for some other travel adventures in the future.

Explore on your own

We know every corner of the places we travel to and that’s why we feel comfortable in leaving you enough time to explore them on your own in complete safety. We don’t pack every minute of your time so that you can do whatever you want and “live like an Italian”.

Everybody feels at home

A small group means everybody will feel comfortable: couples, groups of friends, families and solo travelers will all think they just found a new home. 

Sustainable and responsible travel

The love and passion for what we do and for our region makes us strongly believe that sustaining and maintaining the local culture is a sign of responsible travel. Any small tour operator should be the first supporter of local businesses and do its best to keep traditions alive: this is what we try to do every day also to give hope to today’s children and new generations!

What do we mean by a “small group”?

For us, a group is made from 2 up to 12 people (never more than that). We have an average group size of 7 like-minded travelers.

We can also organize tailor-made tours and point you in the right direction if you wish to travel in a larger group. Just contact us and we will get back to you with the most suitable solution. 

Ready to experience Abruzzo with us?

If you have any questions or curiosities, just get in touch with me and I will be happy to answer them. And if you’re not quite ready to make an enquiry, sign up to our free email course to learn everything you need to know about planning a tour of Abruzzo.

18 thoughts on “Discover Abruzzo, Italy with a small group of travelers and a local tour operator”

  1. Ida Nadia Mincone

    Hola! Im planning a trip to Italy for the end of April 2022 and would like to know more about the tours you offer Sorcia fiscally in abruzzo.
    The trip is to celebrate my mom’s 80 th birthday and my daughter is coming too along with my son and his girlfriend.
    All of us speak Italian, my mom is actually Italian but moved to Argentina long ago and haven’t been back to Italy for many years. She is from Filetto, Chieti. I’ve been in Filetto many times but never had the chance to see more of Abruzzo and I would love to.
    As a side note, I’m planning to love to Italy within three years so this trip will also serve as exploration on Abruzzo . I’ve heard Vasto is a really great place.
    Anyways, I’m looking for a 4-5 days tours

    Ida Mincone

    1. Fabrizio Lucci

      Buongiorno Ida, many thanks for your interst in our tours. I’ve just sent you an e-mail with more details. I hope to have the opportunity to let you discover our culture, traditions, food, landscapes and people. Ciao for now, Fabrizio

      1. Edward Sherretta Sr

        My Grandfather was from Sant Eusanio del Sangro, I have visited this small village once. Do you travel anywhere near there? What is the cost of your tour? How long? And is air fair included? Also are there specific dates?
        Thank you, Ed Sherretta (Sciarretta)

        1. Fabrizio Lucci

          Buongiorno Edward,

          many thanks for sharing with us your family information.

          I just sent you an email.

          Thank you.

          Grazie and ciao for now


    1. Buongiorno Nicole,

      many thanks for your interest in our region. During that week (26 June-3 July) we have scheduled this trip if it could be of your interest: https://italiasweetitalia.com/cultural-culinary-e-cycling-experience-in-abruzzo/. Alternatively we could organize a tailor-made tour just for you as you can see here: https://italiasweetitalia.com/tailor-made-holiday-abruzzo-italy/. For more info you can send me an email to fabrizio@italiasweetitalia.com. Ciao for now, Fabrizio

  2. Thomasina Moskalik

    Hi my husband and I are interested in coming in September 2023. In addition to your tour we are interested in visiting Pollutri, Chieti, Abruzzo where my dad was born. Can you arrange this?

    1. Fabrizio Lucci

      Ciao Thomasina,

      many thanks for your comment and it si nice to know that you are “abruzzese”.

      I’m sending a private e-mail to your.

      Best regards


    1. Fabrizio Lucci

      Ciao Louann,

      many thanks for your comment and it si nice to know that you are interested in our tours.

      I’m sending a private e-mail to your e-mail address.

      Best regards


      1. Our ancestors are from Abruzzo. I understand tgat I may have distant relatives there. Is there any way to look them up (Cori) to visit?

        1. Fabrizio Lucci

          Ciao Ron,

          many thanks for your comment and it is nice to know that you are “abruzzese”.

          I’m sending a private e-mail to you.

          Best regards


    1. Fabrizio Lucci

      Ciao Caroll

      many thanks for your comment and it si nice to know that you are interested in our tours.

      I’m sending a private e-mail to your e-mail address.

      Best regards


  3. Anne UsiondekBenjamin

    I am very interested in this experience… I’ve been to Italy 2x , Rome and Florence but really want more of a true home type experience. My great grandparents are from that area too! World love 12 days possibly!

    1. Fabrizio Lucci

      Ciao Anne,

      many thanks for your comment and it is nice to know that you are interested in our tours and that you have Abruzzo roots.

      I’m sending a private e-mail to your e-mail address.

      Best regards


  4. I have a trip to Abruzzo booked for this October. My grandfather came from Teramo. I have been searching my Italian genealogy for about 20 years. I have never been able to find out where in Teramo my grandfather lived. I do not know what church he attended. I also can not find death records for my great grandparents. Do you ever tour cemeteries on your tours ? Most of my family records indicate Pescara Colle for burial. I’m not sure what that means. Unfortunately I only have 6 days in early October.
    Grazie mille,
    Sue Boczek

    1. Buongiorno Sue,

      many thanks for contacting me.

      I am sorry, but in the requested period we do not have availability and possibility to do this kind of research.

      I hope you will be able to find the desired information soon.

      Good luck!


      Thank you

      Ciao for now


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