Committed to delivering Un’avventura dell’anima,
an adventure of the soul, for each of our travelers.
An Adventure of the soul
For most people, traveling to Italy is a once in a lifetime experience.
My goal is to make sure that experience is a memory that lasts a lifetime.
Let's plan your custom Italian travel adventure, completely unique to your travel wants and needs.
I have experienced more travel adventures in Italy than most people.
This allows me find the best of Italy for your personal adventure.
I have resided in Italy since January of 2016.
That means I have everyday experiences to help you make your travel go smoothly.
Because I have lived in both the United states and Italy, I know how La Dolce Vita, the sweet life of slow living, in Italy differs from how we Americans typically live.
That will make your transition to Italian time and lifestyle easier.
The experiences I have gathered help you choose the best options for your travel.
Explore Italy beyond typical tourist offerings.
Italy is full of unusual, unique options for you to enjoy.
Because of the friends I have made across Italy, you choose from multiple partners guaranteed to provide the best Italian experience.
I only refer my travelers to hotels and businesses I can be certain will provide you with adventures you will treasure.
There you can discover different, unique experiences, festivals and travel ideas to help you hone in on what you truly want to experience.
We have been thinking fondly of our time in Chianti since we have been back home. We are so thankful to you Marilyn for hooking us up with Arianna and Alessio. Marilyn, you did a wonderful job in inquiring about our needs and wishes and then finding the perfect person, accommodations and tours to carry them out.
You all contributed so much to our memories in Italy. The tours you chose, the people you knew, Alessio’s promptness, efficiency and driving in getting us to and fro in beautiful Chianti, all of it was magical.
We all had so much fun and really, I could not pick which was a favorite. Each visit was so special and so unique. All of the “farmers” were so friendly, the meals they made us were so fresh and delicious, and their special attention to my gluten needs, thanks to you, were so thoughtful. We loved being in the heart of life in Chianti with them and you!
Arianna and Alessio, we wish you all the best in your special place in Italy. You are very fortunate to be able to call the Chianti region your home. We will be back and we will be in touch.
Going to Italy but want to do your own thing? Take Me Home Italy will do all the planning so you can stay independent!
Marilyn created an itinerary for us when my daughter was coming from NY for a visit. We were living in Parma at the time but wanted to show Kim the Italian Riviera.
She helped me with train trickets, airport lodging, and our 5 day stay in Rapallo. While I did the bookings myself, I appreciated all the options she gave me. Our stay in Rapallo was fantastic and Marilyn met the 3 of us there since she lives in Chiavari, just a short train ride away. We spent the day seeing the sights and enjoying Rapallo.
An added plus is that Marilyn and I became close friends and we ended up moving to Rapallo 6 months later! I would highly recommend the services of Marilyn Ricci and TAKE ME HOME ITALY to anyone seeking expert travel planning experience.
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