Everyone travels differently. Here is a list of people, products and services that I have used myself, that I know personally, or that have been highly recommended by people I trust. I now consider every one of them to be my friend. If you need anything that they can help you with, click through to their website and please tell them Patty sent you!
(I receive no remuneration for recommending these companies.)

Small Group Tours

Giovanna Chiti

Giovanna is a perfectionist with VERY high standards, Arrangements through her will go flawlessly. Italy-born, now lives in Philladelphia. Her staff is top-notch. Giovanna knows all of Italy's secrets and is very happy to share them with you!

Accessible Italy

Stefano Sghinolfi

This company knows virtually every accessible entry/exit/ramp/path in the country. They can provide a complete array of transportation options, from equipped vans to the caring people to help your trip to Italy an exceptional experience!

Local Guide: ROME

Fiamma Passarelli

Fiamma is just amazing! She is the local that actually knows so much more than her training taught her. She really understands the secrets of Rome and will tirelessly take you into its heights and its depths! Fiamma is also highly respected by the other guides in Rome.

New Free Rome Tour

Ask for Stefano!

Our local expert and qualified guides are proud to show you the best Rome has to offer! They know Rome like the back of their hand! Whatever your passion, they’ll show you the best places in the entire city during your tour. (Psssst, ask for Stefano!)

ROME's FlyOver Zone

Bernard Frischer, Ph.D.

Before you leave for Rome, fly through Ancient Rome, virtually. This is THE coolest way to envision what ROME looked like during its Glory Days of the Empire. Dr. Frischer has created a world-class environment you can 'fly' through an it will blow your mind! 

Tour Guide, Rome

Laura Gangemi

I love Laura's curious mind! She will take you to the ends of Italy to share the grandest and the tiniest of its secrets. Laura is a kind and happy person - the kind that you will want to show you the real Rome. Her love for her country is apparent in everything she does!


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