Enjoy Fantastic Tours to Italy with the owner of Coco's Italian Market 2022-2024
Each of our tours are handpicked to include the very best Italy has to offer. Whether this is your first trip to Italy or your tenth, if you’re looking for minimal hassles, maximum efficiency, no surprises or long tourist lines, then you need to travel with Coco’s for the best trip possible. Read reviews here.
You can use any travel agent to book a tour to Italy but if you go with Coco’s Italian not only do we have great prices on exceptional tours but I go with you. Besides being on a comprehensive tour I am with you every step of the way. I know all the little details and side streets to make your trip that much more special. I have been to Italy so many times it’s like you are traveling with your Italian Cousin. Plus I am an avid armature photographer and you will get a free disk with 100’s of photos of all of the sites and activities we enjoyed together. Chuck Cinelli – owner
Tour Northern Italy and it’s Lakes
This trip is so magical that a local couple is doing this same exact trip AGAIN! This is my favorite way to explore Italy, with long stays in each hotel, daily excursions to great sights, fantastic foods and passionate people. Set against the foothills of the Alps, Northern Italy offers dramatic scenery and a respite from the summer’s heat. We will travel with our friend and Italian born host, Mariangela. This is not your average, cookie-cutter tour! This Northern Italy trip is more food and wine centric than most but still an in-depth experience which showcases their wonderful life and culture, at a price you won’t find anywhere else. Come see why this is a favorite getaway for the international elite.
Italy’s Art, Food and Wine Tour
April 6 – 17, 2024
Come on an exclusive adventure with me limited to 40 travelers! I travel all over Italy bringing Coco’s guests on tours several times a year and this is one of my favorites because, on this trip, the romantic part of Italy comes to life. This tour will tickle all of the senses: your eyes, ears, nose and taste buds. Another great reason to chose this trip is that it is harvest time in Italy, plenty of foods are at their peak freshness. The vineyards will be bustling with production, a site you can only see this time of year with a special focus on visits to artisan salumi producers and makers of Parmigiano-Reggiano where you can taste cheeses aged from 16 to 65 months. My mouth is watering as I write this because it really is a seasonal treat and I can’t wait for you to partake in this with me. During our free time I will guide or join you on my top picks for restaurants, suggestions for ordering foods and favorite cocktails. You will love every moment of this very special tour and you will find out why so many people want to move to Italy when you are done with this this romantic, culinary and cultural adventure.
Sicily and Southern Italy
May 1 – 17, 2024
Southern Italy should be visited at least once in a lifetime. Now you have a chance to explore its cultural treasures, history and foods with experienced traveler Chuck Cinelli, the owner of Coco’s Italian Market, and our friend and Italian born host Mariangela. This is not your average, cookie- cutter tour! We have planned an unprecedented, in-depth experience for you which showcases their wonderful life and culture, at a price you won’t find anywhere else. This trip will be the fourth time I am offering this tour. I love Sicily and you will too!
Highlights of Italy
Oct 25 – Nov 3 2021
This is this third time we are offering this popular tour. We hit the highlights of Italy, PERFECT for first time travelers to this magnificent country! You experience the best of Italy’s traditional cuisine and unique lodgings. We start in the “Eternal City”, Rome, then travel through the golden hills of Tuscany to Florence, onto the most unique city in the world, Venice, then finish in the fashion capital, Milan. There is plenty of time for lesuire exploring and shopping. This is a favorite of mine because it’s like bragging how great this country really is.
Tuscany & Umbria Countryside
April 29 – May 9 2023
This is the Italy you always imagined and heard of. With immense historical, cultural and artistic heritage you will be awed as you stroll within the fortified towns of castles and towers. Be amazed by the expressive churches and expansive cathedral domes. And find unique shopping down side streets that open up to breathtaking landscapes. With my repeated travel to this area I think that several days in Umbria would be a preferred experience for you. It has all the charm, beauty and deliciousness of Tuscany, but far fewer tourists. All of the towns you will visit: Orvieto, Spoleto, Assisi, Montefalco and Perugia are totally unique and photogenic, with charming local shops and their own regional food traditions. And within these walled towns of ruins and legends is great cuisine and cooking traditions that date back thousands of years. Imagine plate after plate of fresh foods, cured meats, giant mounds of fresh ricotta as well as world famous wines. It’s always a good time for a great glass of wine. This is a great tour for first-time travelers to Italy, with so many sites that you’ve seen in the movies and travel posters you will love this area of Italy. Plus I will be with you too to and ensure you will have a dream vacation.
Best of Italy
March 17 – 28, 2024
Be whisked away into the beauty and history of Italy when you journey with Chuck to Venice, Florence, and Rome. We travel to the wine-producing Romagna countryside for a relaxing 3-night stay in a wine resort, and visit the Republic of San Marino, an enclave state of state of Italy. See how gondolas are crafted before crising the canals of Venice on one yourself.
Witness a performance of Vivaldi’s famous Four Seasons in the city he lived in. Explore the ancient underground tunnels of Chiusi’s Labyrinth of Porrsenna. Try your hand at making Itlain culinary classics before sitting down to dinner. Explore Rome’s artistic masterpieces, discover the city’s catacombs, or explore the recently restored Mausoleum of Emperor Augustus.
Call a friend and come along with the owner of Coco’s and embrace the history, culture, art and romance of this incredible country.
March 9 – 22, 2023 Enjoy your own private movie backdrop of uninterrupted coastline, clifftop buildings hovering over the sea, prehistoric towns, Roman history, Baroque splendor, dense whitewashed buildings, volcanic vineyards, smurf houses, and so much more. All with the most pleasant welcoming people, world famous cuisine and unique shopping.
October 23 – November 1, 2023
Discover the rolling hills of Tuscany, home to sprawling vineyards, charming medieval hill towns, and enchanting cities. Savor a 7-night stay in Montecatini Terme, the famous resort and spa town. Visit Pisa, Florence, and San Gimignano in the Italian countryside. Discover the charming town of Lucca, Italy’s best-kept secret. Learn about the heroic deeds of WWII at remains of the Gothic Line and visit the Museum of Liberation. Enjoy free time to explore the cultural treasures of Florence. Partake in a Tuscan cooking class. Sample cheese at the farm where it is made. Enjoy fabulous local wines and the region’s famous cuisine. Steeped in history, culture and legend, this is Tuscany as you always imagined.
June 8, 2023
Climb aboard legendary Alpine railways and set out on a journey across the captivating Alpine landscapes of Switzerland and Italy. Ride 3 legendary train routes – the GoldenPass Panoramic Train, the Glacier Express, and the Bernina Pass Train. Explore Lucerne, the “Swiss Paradise on the Lake.” Relax in some of Europe’s most stunning and exclusive resort villages, including Zermatt, St Moritz and Lago Maggoire, Italy. Spend time at a family-owned farm where you sample their handmade cheeses paired with local wine. Cruise across one of the world’s most scenic lakes – Lago Maggiore. Across 2 countries, pass by towering mountain landscapes and discover quaint villages.
This trip has a huge variety of what you would expect from a tour through Italy. From the regal Alps to the cliff side villages hanging over colorful coast of the Italian Riviera. We stroll through medieval walled-in villages and then travel past the vineyards between the rolling hills of Tuscany. Finally to Florence the birth place of the Renascence. Great foods, wine, scenery, art and history await us. Read on and see why you will love this Tour. Touring Italy with the owner of Coco’s Italian Market. These tours are the easiest way for you to have an in-depth experience of Italy. If you’re planning a trip to Italy and you want minimal hassle and maximum efficiency, no surprises or long tourist lines. If you want to experience Italy like an insider then consider traveling with me. I am with you every step of the way. I am passionate about Italy and love how excited all of my guests are while doing these tours. My travelers say touring with me is like traveling with their Italian Cousin.
Discover the ancient and modern with Coco’s small group tour of Sicily and Malta. With our tours you really enjoy the beauty, cuisine, and history – without the crowds you’d find on a big bus or in the high season. Sicily is always one of my most popular tours and is a great Italian experience. This one island has everything that mainland Italy offers and this time we’ve added the hidden gem Malta for you to spend a leisurely three days to cap off a truly great tour. You will be enchanted by their diverse architecture, unique culture, and delicious dishes left by the Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans, French, Germans, Spanish, Italians, and even the British had on these gorgeous islands.
Between the sparkling coast to mountains, flamboyant capitals to the ultra-chic you can expect stunning archaeological treasures, ancient and modern works of art, and a warm welcome at every turn as we visit these wonderful islands.