Do not hesitate to give us a call. We are an expert team and we are happy to talk to you.
The Beauty of Bird-watching in Italy
Whether you’re a part-time twitcher or an experienced ornithologist, Italy has much to offer its bird-watching visitors. With far more to see than just house sparrows, Italy welcomes more and more wildlife lovers each year. With over 500 bird species, from songbirds to waterfowl, Italy is sure to enchant all manner of bird-lovers.
With rewarding bird watching in every season, Italy is the ideal destination for a wildlife holiday. Offering a bridge over the Mediterranean, ‘The Boot’ offers the perfect location for some of Europe’s rarest nesting birds. Here, visitors can get up close with some of our native species, or even spot some of our international visitors as they make their incredible journeys between Europe and Africa. What’s more, guests can enjoy sensational bird watching while also enjoying our stunning scenery and wonderful gastronomy. Combine your love of birds with out-of-this world meals and unforgettable trips to charming medieval villages and ancient abbeys. With your own professional guide, you’ll be sure to have a truly memorable experience, discovering treasures that can’t be found in any printed guidebook.
Experience the Wonders of Tuscany
Delightfully diverse and steeped in history, there is no better place to walk or hike than Tuscany. With its enchanting villages and towns, stunning scenery and delicious food and wine, Tuscany has long been the destination of choice for sophisticated tourists. With much to see and experience, each area in Tuscany has its own unique character, shaped by its local history and traditions. No two trips to Tuscany are the same.
With treasures discovered at every turn, Tuscany’s diversity provides an excellent destination for walking trips. What’s more, you don’t need to be a seasoned walker to enjoy the breathtaking landscape—Tuscany has wonderful trails for all abilities. Whether it’s a gentle stroll around a lake or along the coast, or a challenging hike up the rolling hills and imposing mountains, each of our walks is researched at length, ensuring that they’re carefully tailored to your unique requirements. What’s more, our itineraries take in some of the most incredible areas. Exploring world-famous sites and hidden gems, our walking tours will give you a true, authentic feel for Tuscany. Tailor-made, your itinerary will be highly flexible and allow you to take in your surroundings at your own pace. Our guides have a very simple goal: to ensure that your experience is well-informed, well-supported, authentic and unforgettable.
Marco Veltrani: Your Local Expert
Marco studied at the University of Pisa where he graduated with a biology degree and majored in ornithology. An experienced hiking guide and environmental consultant, Marco wrote his university thesis on the ecology of the sandpiper and the dunlin in the Mediterranean Basin. Since university, he has contributed to a number of wildlife surveys, ecology education initiatives and environmental impact papers. What’s more, he has written a number of well-received articles and scientific studies central Italian landscapes and their birdlife. He has co-authored a number of guides on Tuscan wildlife, natural habitats and nature trails. First employed as a birding guide in 1999, Marco has worked for a number of British and American nature tourism firms and has tour-guide experience both at home and abroad. Now living in the Tuscan city of Arezzo, Marco resides with his family. He spends his free time exploring undiscovered habitats and identifying new features within recognized species.
Getting Closer to Nature with Local Experts
We partner with natural history guides who share years of experience in bird-watching. What’s more, they’re very good at identifying the best birding spots in Italy. Passionate about science and nature, our guides have travelled the world in pursuit of wildlife. Experienced professionals, they’ll assist you in creating a customized birding experience that is both unique and memorable.
Bird Watching in Italy
Our website is designed for those who dream of discovering Italy through its amazing birdlife. With experienced local guides, we’ll take you to the most incredible bird-watching spots, as well as a number of locations that best showcase our beautiful country. You’ll soon see why we’re one of the favorite destinations for intrepid explorers.
Walking and Hiking in Tuscany
We know Tuscany better than anyone. Our guides will show you the most fascinating cultural sites and the most captivating landscapes. No two trips to Tuscany are the same. Thanks to our careful research, you’ll be sure to make Tuscan memories that last a lifetime. Instead of publishing stock itineraries for you to choose from, we ask for your preferences and create a tailor-made itinerary, especially for you. Let us know what you want to experience, and we’ll make sure we meet, and exceed, your expectations.
Linking up with acclaimed biologist and true nature-lover Marco Valtriani, we’ve developed unique bird-watching tours throughout Italy and customized hiking and walking tours in Tuscany. With our experience in Italian travel tours and Marco’s knowledge of the natural world, we offer tour packages that are completely unique and really quite extraordinary.