Tours

Ciao Exclusive Small Group Tours

For Enchanting Travel Encounters You May Never Have Contemplated….

Join us on one of our exclusive Tiny Group Tours, maximum 8 to 10 travellers, for your opportunity to experience culture, cuisine and lifestyle in luxury,

Our slow pace tours enable you to be enchanted by the destinations visited and to enjoy the moment.

Tour Highlights

  • Accompanied by our Ciao Travel escort
  • All- inclusive itineraries
  • Local guides throughout the tours
  • Boutique 4 and 5 Star hotels
  • Luxury modern transport
  • Breakfast daily
  • Gourmet lunches and dinners on most days
  • All food tastings and cooking demonstrations with local experts and producers
  • Sightseeing and entries into museums, galleries, castles, palaces and gardens
  • Free time to explore on your own

A Taste of Italy – “La Dolce Vita Tour” - 17 Days

Our Italy will have you adopting a second home.

  • Departs – Rome – 12 October, 2019
  • Concludes – Venice – 28 October, 2019
  • Visiting – Umbria – Orvieto and Assisi, Tuscany – Chianti, Siena, Lucca, Florence, Cinque Terre and Liguria, Piedmont and Turin, Lake Maggiore and Lake Como, Verona, the Veneto and Alto Adige.

A Taste of Ireland – 10 Days

Our tour of Ireland will nurture your heart.

  • Departs – Dublin 20 April, 2020
  • Concludes – Dublin 30 April, 2020
  • Visiting - Belfast, Derry, Galway, Killarney, Cork, and Kilkenny

                                                                                                               

Sicily – 10 Days

This tour is a true Sicilian Love Affair!

History, spectacular scenery, great southern cuisine.

  • Departs – Palermo September, 2020
  • Concludes Palermo September, 2020
  • Visiting - Palermo, Monreale, Cefalù, Marsala, Agrigento, Ragusa, Syracusa, Mt. Etna and Taormina

Italy’s Gulf of Naples Islands & Amalfi – 8 Days

Touch on the glitz and glamour of the Southern Italy, ancient ruins, layback islands, magnificent gardens and fabulous food!

  • Departs – Naples - September/October 2020
  • Concludes – Naples - September/October 2020
  • Visiting - Pompeii, Sorrento, Capri, Ischia, Amalfi Coast and other spectacular surprises

Croatia – 10 Days                            

Croatia is a land full of magical surprises and our touring experiences will leave you spell bound.

  • Depart - This tour is to be scheduled for October, 2020
  • Visiting - Zagreb, Zadar, Split, Dalmatian Coast, cruising to the Islands and Dubrovnik.

 


Accommodation

Our accommodation throughout all our small group tours is luxury boutique style of Hotels, B&Bs, Manor Houses and Country Villas, some with Wellness retreats and all with charm and character, offering friendly hospitality. Each property is located in superb ideal surroundings that are central and convenient to the area visited. All properties have modern facilities and some with swimming pools, gardens and spa therapy treatments.




 

Gourmet Cuisine & Wine

Food glorious food, another enjoyable highlight of our tours is the sampling of excellent gourmet and regional cuisine and brilliant wines, and Italy is one place where the cuisine cannot be missed. Each day begins with breakfasts; followed throughout the tour by most lunches and dinners in local restaurants, trattorie or agriturismi; plus the opportunity to sample wine and local produce tastings along the way or participate in a cooking class; We purposely leave some meals times free to allow flexibility and the opportunity for you to venture out for your own ‘foodie find’. 


 

Gardens & Garden Tours

We visit a selection of the most beautiful and eminent gardens in Italy, and for keen gardeners and admirers of gardens, or those of you simply interested in design, architecture and history, these magnificent places are worth the detour. We also assist with gardening tours and the visiting of gardens in France, Britain and other parts of Europe and other world destinations. 

 

Tour Highlights & Activities

We are accompanied by our professional local guides who are proud of all they can share about their homeland and their extensive knowledge of the main highlights of interest and memorable surprises visited, either on or off the beaten path.