Our latest e-newsletter is now out and ready to read. Now you can read all our latest travel news to Italy in 2021.

I have written a real heart felt newsletter in these strange and even distressing times for many of us. The world has been shaken up and it is hard to make plans in the foreseeable future. I hope you are all staying safe and healthy too.

We can only continue to keep our dream of travelling to Italy alive each and every day. It is super frustrating for everyone – guests who are itching to travel again and for guests who are saddened with their cancellation or postponement of their Italy travels this year. It is frustrating for us as tour operators to see all our work disappear with the click of a finger, just like that. After 16 years of hard work it is not easy to just close up and fold up just like that.. My team and I will not be beaten but need to rise again and be ready to continue to share our love and passion for Abruzzo and the other central and southern Italy regions we travel to.



Villetta Barrea lake view Abruzzo
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In this newsletter – see some great and innovative videos we have put together so you can meet some of my valuation team.

Meet Fabio, Antonella, Barbara, Marta in this newsletter with our fun videos! They are showcasing their villages and towns in Abruzzo, Puglia and Sorrento and are all waiting for you and for me to return.

I am sharing a very easy recipe to make – your very own Italian sponge cake.

Italian sponge cake
Pizza dolce Abruzzese sponge cake


You can also make enquiries as to what Abruzzo merchandise you can buy online from me –now selling are the final handmade silver filigree presentosas from Abruzzo.

Silver filigree presentosa Abruzzo
Silver filigree presentosa Abruzzo

Finally you can also shop our range of Abruzzo ceramics – I have mugs and square plates available in a range of styles.

Just ask me for more information and I can email you out the product range.

Enquire here at luci@touringabruzzo.com


Read more here to learn all about what Luciana and her team will be offering in 2020.


Luciana is celebrating 16 years of leading boutique and bespoke tours to Abruzzo in central Italy.
Over the years, Luciana has added several other regions in southern Italy to provide more travel choices for guests.
2020 will see Luciana and her team launch 2 new regions –   Sardinia & Molise! 

A big thank you must go out to the many guests who have supported Touring Abruzzo and loved travelling with the team.   Grazie a tutti. 

ABRUZZO – still has so much to offer!

From Private Day Tours, Retracing your Ancestral Heritage in Abruzzo, to 4 day / 8 day / 10 day fully escorted tours – Luciana always shares her love for her ancestral land and creates a true Italian experience.

We are super excited to release our new tour:  BACK ROADS OF SARDINIA  (8 days) –  September 3-10, 2020
This is a guaranteed departure with small group only. Be prepared to be immersed in the rich history and culture of Sardinia, see amazing artisans at work and enjoy local regional food.
We will travel from Cagliari then west and north of Sardinia to Alghero and end in Olbia.
Luciana has teamed up with Fabio again (Puglia & Basilicata tours) and they will lead the inaugural tour to bring you the signature Touring Abruzzo style and attention to detail!

Read more here to learn all about what Luciana and her team will be offering in 2020.

MOLISE region launching in 2020!
‘TASTES of MOLISE’ tour: 4 days 
This region is directly below Abruzzo and shares much of its culture and history with Abruzzo until it separated in the early 1960’s and became its own region. We will be based in Termoli on the Adriatic coastline and explore the eastern part of Molise .

Tour dates: May 3; May 28; June 21; September 10;

October 12.
‘BACK ROADS of MOLISE’ tour (8 days): 
Tour dates: June 21 & October 12

One of the most exciting things in your life, other than getting married or an exciting new job is planning your next holiday. The thought of being pampered in a 5-star resort, or catching a tan on an exclusive beach may be exhilarating.

Finding the best Italy tours packages that cater to all your needs and your budget is not a task the entices any excitement. Affordable Italy tour packages  are not a ‘bargain’ if there are hidden stipulations and fees. When planning your next dream holiday, keep these tips in mind to get the most out of Italy tours packages;

1) Price Out Components Separately

Take a few minutes to crunch out the numbers by pricing out the different components separately when looking for Italy tour packages. You ought to consider what is inclusive in the package such as airfare, hotel, meals, transportation, etc. Also, price out the add-ons as well.

2) Watch Out For Hidden Fees

Some hotels charge additional non-negotiable fees, such as resort fees, parking charges and gratuities, not included in the Italy tour packages. So, if you do not want to be surprised when you check out, do your homework beforehand.

It is advisable to read the fine print thoroughly to be aware of what the Italy tour packages include and exclude before you book. Factor these fees into the cost of the package and your budget.

3) Evaluate The Add-Ons

One of the old tricks used by some tour operators is enticing vacationers to book Italy tour packages by throwing in “extras’. These could be from meal vouchers to discounted or free attraction tickets.

When searching for the best Italy tour packages, look at the add-ons offered and consider if you are interested in them and if you will use them.

4) Read The Fine Print

You will be putting yourself in the firing line of nasty surprises if you do not read the fine print when booking your trip. The most important thing is to be aware of your hotel’s location when booking Italy tour packages and also reading the fine print about the terms and conditions.

Additionally, ensure you familiarise yourself with the cancellation policies, restrictions including the rule concerning any add-ons they will offer you.

Are you struggling to find the best Italy tour packages that suit your needs and most importantly your budget? Get in touch with Touring Abruzzo. We have all inclusive travel to Abruzzo where all your travel needs are met.

You are hovering on cloud nine in a surreal and powerful bubble of finding the soulmate of your dreams. Nothing beats that overwhelmingly beautiful feeling of making that mutual connection, and it is natural to be lost imagining a life together and memories that you will create together. 

There are plenty of romantic destinations around the world that will be ideal in celebrating your budding relationship. Because of its history, culture, beauty and attractions, Italy is regarded as the top destination for many couples.

Finding the best Italy vacation packages is a challenge but an excellent way to bond with your loved one. Below are a few tips we have compiled for you to keep in mind when searching for your romantic Italy tour packages;

1) Decide On How You Want Your Vacation To Be Directed

Italy offers a lot of beautiful places to visit, things to do and food to taste. When deciding on the best Italy travel packages, you will need to ask yourself how you want to experience these things.

Do you want a package that includes a guide who will use their knowledge to show you the local scene or you want to discover these tourist attractions with your significant other organically? Both of these options come with some benefits. 

A guide will ensure you get to visit the best places and see the hidden gems across the country. Thus, you will not waste your precious time looking for things and activities to see and do to build your treasured memories around. 

While trekking around Italy with your soulmate without a guide adds the wonder of stumbling on unknown treasures and experiencing them for the first time together. 

2) What Sights And Places Are A Must

The best Italy vacation packages are dependent on the places you are keen to see. Italy offers many things to do and places to see, and you will not be able to accomplish it in a single visit. A balance needs to be struck between enjoying each others company and enjoying the sights of Italy when your trip is a romantic one. 

Thus, you have to list the places and things you want to experience based on their importance level. Doing this allows you to narrow down your list of available Italy travel packages to those that include all your needs. 

3) Isolation Or With The Crowd?

Do you want to enjoy your romantic getaway with the object of your affection, or would you prefer experiencing it amongst locals and their Italian culture? Knowing the answer to this question is essential when it comes to deciding on the best Itay tour packages to choose form. 

Touring Abruzzo has an extensive range of affordable Italy tour packages that can be tailored to suit your unique requirements. Contact us today!