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SEE ITALY WITH THOSE WHO KNOW IT BEST! 

The Italian Cultural Society hosted its wonderful Sorrento, Amalfi Coast and Sicily Tour in March-April 2022. 
It was our first tour, in two years, and it was absolutely phenomenal! Our experienced tour manager and our contact with trusted Italian vendors and guides provided the “boots on the ground” knowledge for travelers which made our tour to Italy a great success.


See what a difference experience, knowledge and passion make!
Patrizia Cinquini Cerruti, ICS Travel Director and your Tour Guide!

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SPRING 2023

Spring is the ideal time to visit Sorrento, the Amalfi Coast and Sicily.  This tour generally includes visits to: Sorrento, Amalfi, Capri, Annacapri and Pompeii. Palermo, Monreale,  Agrigento, Taormina, Etna, Cefalù, Siracusa, Ortigia, Noto, Modica, Catania

This is a spectacular tour of beautiful Southern Italy. After more than twenty years we have perfected our Sicily & Sorrento tour to bring you a stunning visit to this beautiful island paradise and the spectacular Amalfi coast 

The adventure begins in Naples, then Sorrento, the Amalfi Coast, the island of Capri and the incredible city of Pompeii. Enjoy the breathtaking “Amalfi Drive" with its stunning views said to be the most spectacular road in Europe. We visit the partially buried Roman city of Pompeii, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in all of Italy. 

Then fly to Sicily’s capitol of Palermo and discover the shores of this unbelievably rich island jewel. Sicily is unbelievably rich in natural beauty, history, arts, culture, archeology, and cuisine! Walk among ancient Greek Temples, see incomparable Roman and Norman mosaics, and explore remote hilltop villages, islands and spectacular landscapes. Travelers explore Sicily’s spectacular cities and islands. We include many special meals with local specialties and wines and invite travelers to really experience the magic of Italy with us!

Call (916) 482-5900 or e-mail your questions and comments to italy@italiancenter.net 

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The Italian Cultural Society offers travelers exclusive, unique, small group tours to Italy's most famous cities and charming villages with a variety of itineraries and destinations! A recent Harris Poll showed that Italy is the number one destination in the world for Americans. The Italian Cultural Society's travel team are Italy experts, taking thousands of travelers ONLY to Italy for more than 30 years!

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SICILY, SORRENTO &
THE AMALFI COAST

PLANNED FOR 2023!


Spring is the ideal time to visit Sorrento, the Amalfi Coast and Sicily.  This tour generally includes visits to: Sorrento, Amalfi, Capri, Annacapri and Pompeii. Palermo, Monreale, Marsala, Erice, Agrigento, Taormina, Etna, Cefalu, Siracusa, Ortigia, Noto, Modica, Catania

This is a spectacular tour of beautiful Southern Italy. After more than twenty years we have perfected our Sicily & Sorrento tour to bring you a stunning visit to this beautiful island paradise and the spectacular Amalfi coast 

The adventure begins in Naples, then Sorrento, the Amalfi Coast, the island of Capri and the incredible city of Pompeii. Enjoy the breathtaking “Amalfi Drive" with its stunning views said to be the most spectacular road in Europe. We visit the partially buried Roman city of Pompeii, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in all of Italy. 

Then fly to Sicily’s capitol of Palermo and discover both shores of this unbelievably rich island jewel. Sicily is unbelievably rich in natural beauty, history, arts, culture, archeology, and cuisine! Walk among the greatest Greek ruins, see incomparable Roman and Norman mosaics, and explore remote hilltop villages, islands and spectacular landscapes. Travelers explore Sicily’s spectacular cities and islands. We include many special meals with local specialties and wine and invite travelers to really experience the magic of Southern Italy with us!

Call (916) 482-5900 or e-mail your questions and comments to italy@italiancenter.net 


"TUSCAN TREASURES and LE CINQUE TERRE" TOUR

2023 DATES!


Tuscany's incomparable beauty and variety have lured travelers to this region of Italy for over two thousand years! Discover Florence, Lucca, The Chianti Region, Pescia, Pisa, Siena, Tuscany's magical hilltowns, Viareggio, Volterra, San Gimignano, The Cinque Terre.

This truly insider’s tour highlights the romantic, legendary region of Tuscany. Discover a region that is brimming with the finest Italian art, history, culture, scenic beauty and culinary delights. Native Tuscan Tour Director makes sure you visit the must see locations and offers travelers access to unique truly “insider” experiences. 

Unpack only once and enjoy VIP service at our lovely four star villa hotel where both the food and the service are impeccable.   See the incredible city of Florence, which is a living museum, and just one of the many spectacular cities we explore on the “Tutta Toscana” adventure! Visit Pisa, with its famous leaning tower and the Piazza of Miracles. Enjoy Siena, with its stunning Piazza del Campo, where each July 2 and August 16, the breath- taking “Palio delle Contrade” the world’s most exciting horse race takes place. Explore Lucca; a magnificent walled city and the birthplace of famed Italian Opera composer Giacomo Puccini. Ride a bike,  stroll atop Lucca’s amazing walls, enjoy the gelato voted the BEST in the world and experience a concert of Puccini’s music while in his home town! 

Imagine yourself in Tuscany’s in lush olive groves, sweet hillsides, Chianti vineyards, and romantic hamlets. This tour takes you to the rich Etruscan city of Volterra, famous for its beautiful alabaster, and to picturesque San Gimignano with magnificent towers built in the Middle Ages and cobblestone streets lined with wonderful shops. Travel the legendary Chianti wine road and tour and taste these noble wines. Explore the town of Leonardo da Vinci where we visit Leonardo’s museum and his home. In Vinci, we will be special guests at Luigi and Filomena’s hillside olive oil estate where you will enjoy an incredible homemade lunch with food and wine grown on the estate. 

Tuscany is the wonderful region of splendor and beauty. Tuscany awaits your discovery on this Tutta Toscana tour.  Call (916) 482-5900 or e-mail your questions and comments to italy@italiancenter.net 




"ITALY, THE BEAUTIFUL TOUR"

DEPARTING IN 2023!

Spectacular Northern Italy and Italian Lakes Prestige Tour features visits to the Italian Riviera, Lakes Region (Como, Maggiore, Garda) Milan, Genoa, Le Cinque Terre, Ferrari Museum, Parma, Verona and Venice.


Experience the incredible beauty of the Italian Riviera, the elegance of the Italian Lake Region, the Sophistication of Milan, and the Romance of Verona and Venice with this exceptional tour. 

Travelers often call this tour “the vacation dreams are made of” and “the vacation of a lifetime.” Every day of this tour brings new discoveries of the finest natural beauty, architecture, culture, gastronomic delights, and Italian art and history. Visit the lakes and the Venetian Lagoon by private boat with local skippers and guides. Be a special guest at an exquisite Valpolicella Wine Estate, and meet a Balsamic Vinegar producer whose family has produced this magic elixir for 10 generations. Go inside a famous Parmigiano factory to see each stage of production. Visit the incredible FERRARI MUSUEM in Maranello where it is possible to take one of these beautiful machines for a test drive! 

Experience many more of Italy’s most wonderful treasures on the Italy the Beautiful Tour of Northern Italy. 

Call (916) 482-5900 or e-mail your questions and comments to italy@italiancenter.net