I'm planning a trip for a group of Italy travelers right now who have an uncommon request. They said:
We'll have 9 days in Italy and would like to see the main highlights of Rome, Florence and Venice.
As you can imagine, with a business called Italy Beyond the Obvious, I don't plan the standard Italy "triangle" very often, though pieces of it often make it into client itineraries. Below I've shared some examples of actual client requests – they aren't exactly off the wall, but certainly wouldn't be met by the cookie cutter Italy itinerary.
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"We had a wonderful trip! We did so many amazing things and experienced many wonderful places yet never felt like..."
"We thank you so much for all you gave us, guided us to, arranged for, and detailed for us. Not..."
"We are in love with Venice and the Dolomites. The ski adventure was amazing and beyond anything we could have..."
"Absolutely everything that you planned went off without a hitch. Every tour, every restaurant, every train and activity came through..."
"Thank you again from all three of us for your help in planning such a delightful trip. I know that..."
"Madeline carefully planned a fabulous, personalized 19 day itinerary (Lake Garda, Dolomites, N/S Tuscany, Rome) that enabled us to be..."
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