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Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours

Via Augusto Conti 50, 00135 Rome, Italy
+39 349 815 0010
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3rd amazing trip

This was our third trip to Italy with Italy Hotline and as usual they exceeded our expectations... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Lee G
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Bonita Springs, Florida
Elisabeth showed us the heart and soul of Sicily

We have just returned from the most extraordinary and memorable two-week trip we have ever taken... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
Sagittarias1
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McLean, VA
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Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours provides private, custom-designed tours throughout Italy: *Unparalleled, personalized customer service from start to finish*Art & history tours*Food & wine tours, tasting tours, market tours*Cooking Classes with home and professional chefs all over Italy (featured in the NY Times) *Food Workshops*Art classes such as mosaic, fresco, drawing or painting lessons, artisan tours*Walking Tours*Chauffeured tours and transfers *Experiences with art experts, archeologists and historians to sommeliers and chefs. *Hotel, restaurant, and train reservations We specialize in the best hidden gems of Italy~
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Via Augusto Conti 50, 00135 Rome, Italy
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+39 349 815 0010

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

This was our third trip to Italy with Italy Hotline and as usual they exceeded our expectations! Elisabeth was soooo patient, helping me nail down the itinerary, making last minute changes and tailoring experiences to our tastes. The guides are all top notch and very...More

1  Thank Lee G
Italy_Hotline_Tours, Owner at Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Grazie mille, Lee. Thanks so much for your support. It's always fun to work with you and your family precisely because you bring new and off-the-beaten everything requests to well-known and lesser-known destinations. Italy has so many must-sees AND so many unique out-of-the-way places that...More

Reviewed 20 June 2017

We have just returned from the most extraordinary and memorable two-week trip we have ever taken. A year ago, we decided to do the “giro di Sicilia,” the circle around the island, returning to the roots of my husband’s family. We wanted to get inside...More

Thank Sagittarias1
Italy_Hotline_Tours, Owner at Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Greetings from Rome! And many thanks for your heart-warming review. This captures exactly what we aim for with all of our itineraries - from the "must-see" half-day museum or orientation walking tour to the two-week Giro di Sicilia or Alpine Hiking Adventure! It is always...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017

AN ABSOLUTELY MUST USE company in Italy. Especially for your transportation needs. Elizabeth was wonderful all during our planning process and during our time in Italia, as well. We had the wonderful opportunity to meet up with her for some vino one afternoon, too. I...More

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Italy_Hotline_Tours, Owner at Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Thanks for your very supportive review! As a small boutique company, we certainly appreciate our guests who make the effort and take the time to review our services! Members of our team are always pleased to be acknowledged and recognized for their going the extra...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017

Four of us all first timers to Italy and starting out in Rome with ages ranging from 20 to 64, I wanted our first full day with a guide. Elisabeth assigned us Ilaria who squired us around the forum and coliseum in the morning and...More

1  Thank lynnachambers
Italy_Hotline_Tours, Owner at Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Many thanks for your great review! We aim to please and are fortunate to have a great team of people working with us all over Italy! Love your comment about lunch, in no way silly in a land where meetings are wrapped up when lunch...More

Reviewed 5 November 2016

I recently used Italy Hotline for our trip to Naples, Pompeii and Positano. I never write Tripadvisor reviews, but felt compelled to share how fantastic and professional this company is. I have two young children, with short attention spans, and Andrea was able to keep...More

Thank TravelingExpatFamily
Italy_Hotline_Tours, Owner at Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

Grazie mille for your wonderful support! We're so happy that you all had a memorable visit, esp the children, who form such lasting impressions of people and places when they travel at a young age. And it's heartening to know that our custom care made...More

Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Review of Cooking Class with Francesca (Italy Hotline Tours): an extraordinarily wonderful experience of first developing a menu, then shopping with Francesca at a local market where we learned about the produce fresh from local farms and bread freshly baked. Then in Francesca's well-appointed and...More

Thank David G
Italy_Hotline_Tours, Owner at Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2016

Grazie mille for your detailed review. Francesca and I enjoyed introducing you both to the culinary and cultural best of our hometown! We hope you'll get in touch on your next visit; there's so much more to share.... Elisabeth

Reviewed 21 October 2016

An amazing trip. This was our first time in Europe. We have traveled a lot in the USA, Canada and the Caribbean and I have always done all my own travel plans but I knew for Italy I was going to need help. Elisabeth at...More

3  Thank Tina S
Italy_Hotline_Tours, Owner at Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

All of us at IHLCGT thank you and your family, Tina, for such a thorough review of your itinerary! And with beautiful pictures! It was truly a pleasure to work with you on all aspects of your tour - from your family celebrations to your...More

Reviewed 2 October 2016

My wife and I had never been to Rome before and, unfortunately, we had only one full day in which to tour. It was our great good fortune, however, to be able to spend the day with Ettore Bellardini. Ettore met us in our hotel...More

Thank jquinn435
Italy_Hotline_Tours, Owner at Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2016

Many thanks for your exhaustive (and perhaps exhausting in a good way! 28,500 steps!) "Day in the Life of Rome", J. We are so pleased you and your wife are returning home with such wonderful memories of your time with Ettore. He certainly had a...More

Reviewed 25 August 2016

From the moment you are collected to the moment you are dropped off to your destination the experience is fabulous. Hands on learning to make pasta as well as preparing ingredients for the ravioli, tomato sugo and tiramisu. Loved every minute - took my own...More

Thank 58Louise2016
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We learned so much about Roman history and food from our tour guides. Could not have seen so much without these guides.

Thank yolandadmarsh
Italy_Hotline_Tours, Owner at Italy Hotline Custom and Gourmet Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2016

Many thanks, Yolanda! Your enthusiasm was infectious and we're all so happy you had a great time...looking forward to your return visit! :-) Elisabeth

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