Boutique Tours to Italy

Discover Italy on a small group tour limited to 6-12 travelers.

About Us

Meet Piemonte is a certified Italian tour operator focused on Piedmont and other Italian regions such as Tuscany, the Amalfi Coast, Sicily, Puglia, and more.

Our small-group tour vacations are limited to 6-12 guests and include luxury accommodations, fine dining, and slow-paced itineraries for the curious traveler who wants to enjoy Italy like a local.

We pride ourselves on a detailed knowledge of the Italian territory and a net of vetted suppliers developed over eighteen years of operating in this industry.

Marco Scaglione - Meet Piemonte

Marco Scaglione

Co-founder; General Manager; Tour Operator

Former tour manager and tour guide, Marco has led tours in Italy, Iceland, and Switzerland since 2007 for some of the most prominent North American travel companies. He is an advocate for small food artisans and organic farms. When planning a tour, he focuses on the tour’s pace as a key factor for an enjoyable experience.

Alessandra Gallo - Meet Piemonte

Alessandra Gallo

Co-founder; Finance & Reservations

Alessandra’s engaging personality, combined with her University degree in Architecture, brought her to work for many years as a local tour guide in Piedmont. At Meet Piemonte, she covers the roles of Chief Finance Officer and Account Manager. She oversees the supplier’s vetting process and the daily operation of the Tour Operator.

This is our second tour with Marco and he has made both trips an amazing experience. Many wow locations” and off-the-beaten-path destinations took us away from the “touristy” spots and connected us with the real people and culture of the Italian regions. His groups are small and in both tours, we made amazing friends along the way.

Tom L. – May 2022

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Our Tours

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Lake Como, Piedmont, Portofino

Travel in style to Northwest Italy with our 9-day Lake Como, Piedmont & Portofino Tour and get to stay in handpicked boutique hotels pampered with exquisite details. Take home long-lasting memories of iconic spots and meet passionate local hosts, like the cheese refiner and the truffle hunter, in our offbeat inclusions. A small-group tour limited to 12 guests, crossing a land of richness that spans from the Alps to the Mediterranean with a slow-paced itinerary through Bellagio, Alba, Camogli, and Cinque Terre. Splurge on affordable luxury experiences like a tour of Lake Como with a private boat, indulge in the world-famous Barolo wine, and soak up the seaside vibe of Portofino’s bay from your sea-view room.

Upcoming Tour Dates

❧ September 14 — 22, 2024: From €4,275* — LAST ROOM AVAILABLE

❧ May 24 — June 1, 2025: From €4,590*

❧ September 27 — October 5, 2025: From €4,590*

* In double occupancy; Single supplement on request

Naples, Positano, Amalfi Coast

Explore one of Italy’s most famous coastlines with our 8-day Naples, Positano, Amalfi Coast Tour and take home long-lasting memories of breathtaking scenery. In Naples, we delve into the exciting street food scene and eat in a historic pizzeria. With a small group limited to just 12 guests, we gain access to intimate experiences, like a boutique winery perched on the cliff of the Amalfi Coast where we dine surrounded by fragrant lemon and olive trees. Unlike many tourists who only stop in Positano for a few hours, enjoy five consecutive nights in a charming boutique hotel with sea-view rooms. Splurge on a private boat ride to Capri, with a chance to enter hidden coves and grottos, toast with a glass of Prosecco, and maybe jump for a refreshing swim in the blue water of the Mediterranean. Meet a passionate local food expert on a foraging trek where we learn about sustainable food. Visit Sorrento, an organic mozzarella farm, the ruins of Pompei with a knowledgeable local guide, and sip wine at the foot of Mt. Vesuvius.

Upcoming Tour Dates

❧ May 9 — 16, 2025: From €4,685* — SOLD OUT

❧ September 12 — 19, 2025: From €4,685*

* In double occupancy; Single supplement on request

Grand Tour of Tuscany

Embark on our 8-day Grand Tour of Tuscany with a convenient pick-up from central Rome and discover the must-sees and offbeat gems of Italy’s most popular region. From the vineyard-clad rolling hills to the hustle and bustle of Florence, this ultimate tour of Tuscany is sure to leave you in awe. ​Join a small group limited to 12 guests for an intimate and slow-paced journey. We travel in style across Tuscany from the wine region of Val D’Orcia to the sandy beaches of Viareggio, climbing Carrara’s marble quarries and taking in the vibe of the Mediterranean coastline. ​Visit Pienza, Montalcino, Pisa, Lucca, Siena, the abbey of St. Antimo, and Pietrasanta. Skip the line at the Accademia Museum in Florence for a closer look at the original David by Michelangelo.

Upcoming Tour Dates

❧ June 8 — 15, 2025: From €4,480*

❧ September 21 — 28, 2025: From €4,480*

* In double occupancy; Single supplement on request

Western Sicily & Taormina

Explore in style the largest island of Italy, from coast to coast, with our 10-day Western Sicily & Taormina Tour. Our luxury small-group Sicily tour, limited to 12 guests, gains access to remote farmhouses and offbeat experiences where the warmth of Sicilian people is revealed as they open the doors of their homes to us. On the slopes of Mt. Etna, we meet the last heir of a family involved with the challenging production of pistachio. Near Castelvetrano, we smell the aroma of century-old olive trees and their superb olive oil listed by Slow Food. Unravel popular spots and less-visited sites with our comprehensive itinerary that covers Taormina, the Greek temples of Agrigento, the Baroque town of Naro, Erice, Trapani, Marsala, Monreale’s cathedral’s golden mosaics, and Palermo’s rowdy food market. The essence of the Mediterranean Sea comes alive on the island of Favignana, in a day trip focused on food traditions that draw on history, such as tuna fishing, the making of couscous, and the art of stuffing cannoli.

Upcoming Tour Dates

❧ October 8 — 17, 2024: From €4,530* — SOLD OUT

❧ May 17 — 26, 2025: From €4,530*

❧ October 5 — 14, 2025: From €4,530*

* In double occupancy; Single supplement on request

Puglia & Matera

Our captivating 8-day Puglia & Matera Luxury Tour is a journey through rural traditions, exquisite cuisine, and enchanting scenery combined in a slow-paced itinerary. This small-group tour of Puglia, limited to 6-12 guests, is particularly focused on reconnecting with land and nature, meeting local hosts, chefs, wine producers, and passionate local guides who delve into the cultural roots of Southern Italy. ​Be part of the liveliness of Bari’s Old Town, visit the medieval Castel Del Monte, Monopoli, the caves of Castellana, Lecce, Gallipoli, Ostuni, Alberobello, Altamura, and the off-the-beaten-path Abbey of Santa Maria di Cerrate. Splurge in the spacious sea-view rooms of a 5-star hotel of Bari steps away from the bustling city center. In Matera, relax in a luxury boutique hotel overlooking the Sassi districts – perfectly located to explore the cave dwellings of one of the most unique cities in the world. Then spend three nights in a fortified farmhouse, savoring gourmet meals, while ​surrounded by cactus, lemon, and olive trees.

Upcoming Tour Dates

❧ September 28 — October 5, 2025: From €4,190* — LAST ROOM AVAILABLE

* In double occupancy; Single supplement on request

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