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Mario Fortini

New York City, New York Travel Agent
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Mario Fortini

Mario Fortini

New York City, New York Travel Agent
Bellarome Ltd, a Travel Leaders Network Affiliate Agency
Years of Experience: 12
51 Reviews | 98% Recommended
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Agent specialising in Italy

Honeymoon trips, family trips, heritage holidays and all inclusive luxury vacations to Italy are my expertise and what I have a strong passion for. I offer my in depth knowledge of Italy's 20 regions and over 150 incredible sites of interest the Italian traveller looking for custom tours, unique experiences in a luxury and stress free environment

My Travel Specialties

Italy Custom Tours Travel Specialist

I started my own travel agency 8 years ago, having grown up in Rome and then working in both tourism and international travel through my whole career. Despite Italy being one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, I... Read more from my Italy Custom Tours Travel Specialist bio.

Sicily Expert

Sicily alone has Six Unesco sites and over 15 cities/locations worth of interest and it is surrounded by over 20 little beautiful islands I am from Rome but Sicily is my very favourite holiday destination, so much so that in the lat... Read more from my Sicily Expert bio.

Honeymoon Specialist

I love to help honeymooners have the time of their life, creating perfect itineraries for luxury trips, touching on the most romantic places in Italy and Europe. From tbe moment my clients step into a private water taxi in Venice that takes... Read more from my Honeymoon Specialist bio.

Italian Heritage Expert

over the years we helped hundreds of clients to find their roots and visit places in Italy where their families came from; it is always nice to have people thanking you after a holiday for the good service you have provided,... Read more from my Italian Heritage Expert bio.

Amalfi Coast and South of Naples Expert

The area south of Naples includes both the Amalfi Coast and the Sorrento area.  I go visit these wonderful coast once a month and it never stops amazing me! The small Amalfi Coast villages (Amalfi, Positano, Vietri Minori, Maiori, Ravello) are really the... Read more from my Amalfi Coast and South of Naples Expert bio.

Rome Destination Specialist

Rome alone holds 16% of world heritage and clients often ask me how long one should spend in Rome; my answer is usually that a lifetime might not be enough. I am 42 years old, born from Roman parents whose families come... Read more from my Rome Destination Specialist bio.

Italian Lakes Region Specialist

The magnificent scenery of Como Lake has enchanted artists and travellers over centuries! Set in the picturesque Rhaetian alps, shaped like an upside down Y, Como Lake is a fantastic hidden gem, sprinkled by suggestive villages and splendid historical villas. Experience a... Read more from my Italian Lakes Region Specialist bio.

Tuscany Expert

I believe that Tuscany is one of the most beautiful regions in Italy. There is so much on offer in this amazing region, including quirky leaning towers, artistic masterpieces that will leave you speechless, charming Tuscan architecture and glorious wines that will... Read more from my Tuscany Expert bio.

Food and Wine Guru

Sipping Brunello while admiring a breath-taking sunset on the Tuscan Hills surrounded by the delicate fragrance of the freshly backed bread. Pampering your palate with a chilled Falanghina, completely immersed into the magic of the shining Amalfi Coast. Dipping your hands... Read more from my Food and Wine Guru bio.

CERTIFICATES & AWARDS

Certified ASTA Travel Agent

My Reviews

Rating: 5 51 Reviews | 98% Recommended

Great multi-country trip: Planning was a breeze!

Reviewed By JennyO - Philadelphia, PA | Traveled to Paris ~ France ~ Europe
Very helpful, responsive, and knowledgeable.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
50 of 74 people found this review helpful
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Unbelievable Trip

Reviewed By Jperry - Nashville, TN | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Our experience with Mario was exceptional from beginning to end! He was our contact with Bellarome and he went out of his way to communicate with me and answer all my questions and concerns. I spoke with him by phone on at least three occasions and he was easy to reach and prompt with his response. . I can't tell you what that meant to my husband and myself. When we realized our flight was connecting to Rome by way of London. Mario arranged pickup to and from the airport and booked our room. I requested more of a "boutique" type hotel for our trip and his choices were perfect. I loved all of our hotels! We had drivers arranged by Mario for the entirety of the trip, including the overnight trip to the area of my husband's ancestors. All vehicles were Mercedes and we had wonderful drivers! Our tours that were scheduled by Bellarome were interesting, informative and exactly what I would have chosen.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
45 of 71 people found this review helpful
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Awesome Trip to Greece and Rome

Reviewed By Allen Davis - NC, USA | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Mario customized our trip to Greece and Italy, by listening to the places we wanted to see, and the things that we wanted to do. A custom itinerary was drawn up based on our conversations. The itinerary we were given was set up day by day, with all necessary directions, tickets, times, and everything else we needed to carry out our vacation. Mario has a very high standard in the guides that he uses, they were all on time and provided exactly the tours we were signed up for in an easy to understand manner. I would not hesitate to use any guide that Mario approves.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
43 of 71 people found this review helpful
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The Perfect Italian Experience!

Reviewed By AMCOY - Woodstock, CT USA | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
We have now used Mario's expertise for four consecutive Italian trips to all parts of Italy. The fact that we return to his expertise speaks for itself. Mario's service is topnotch. The tours, accommodations and suggestions never disappoint! He is ALWAYS available for consultation and direction before, during and after opur trips. We would highly recommend Mario for anyone that desires a perfect Italian experience.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
36 of 57 people found this review helpful
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Absolutely Fantastic

Reviewed By Orlando - Dallas, TX | Traveled to Rome ~ Italy ~ Europe
Mario,

It’s hard for me to put into words the incredible trip you provided me, my sister, my brother in law and my two oldest children. I hope that I can convey it when I post your review. You and your team were truly a God send. The logistics and accommodations you provided were first class. What really truly mattered the most were the people you put us in contact with. What great, great people! They were all so, so excellent in every way. They all had great things to say about you and your team. I’m also in the customer service business and what separates us and you from the competition is our people. Relationships. It’s obvious you have built relationships with fantastic, competent people which is a reflection of you and your company’s values and character. Bravo! Once again, I thank you and your team from the bottom of my heart. Gracia and Aferisto!!

Sincerely,
Orlando
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
32 of 53 people found this review helpful
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Italy ??

Reviewed By Anita&Stew - Adelaide South Australia | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Recently we booked an Italian trip through Mario and Bellarome and to say it exceeded our expectations is an understatement.
The trip went faultlessly with all pick ups and drop offs excellent. All drivers were professional yet friendly and engaging.
We had private tours throughout the main cities and attractions, the guides were amazing!! The depth of knowledge enhanced our trip and we also enjoyed being taken to some lesser know spots that other tourists may have missed. We developed a lovely connection as they were all very likeable people.
The accommodation were all well located and very true to Italian style that we were expecting, full of charm and character.
We would definitely use Bellarome in the future and recommend to others to take the stress out of booking this type of trip. Mario thank you for a wonderful and memorable trip...
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
36 of 63 people found this review helpful
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Our second fabulous trip with Mario

Reviewed By Peter - Amsterdam, Netherlands | Traveled to Tuscany ~ Italy ~ Europe
Mario plans terrific trips. He listens carefully to us and then puts together a wonderful holiday. He has planned two trips for us and both were great.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
39 of 69 people found this review helpful
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Great Trip to Greece!

Reviewed By Kelley Grace - Norman, OK | Traveled to Greece ~ Europe
Mario was great to work! We worked through the initial planning process then several iterations of replanning throughout COVID. Mario was very flexible through it all!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
16 of 25 people found this review helpful
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Love Love Love Our Tour Guides!

Reviewed By Shhammer - Dallas, Texas | Traveled to Siena ~ Italy ~ Europe
Absolutely fantastic—— everything was scheduled and proceeded like clockwork. Our agent's suggestions were perfect and my wife and I had a wonderful experience in Italy—- thanks to our agent and everyone he lined up to take care of us!!

Our tour guides were the best!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
30 of 53 people found this review helpful
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Amazing vacation thanks to Mario

Reviewed By Bob F - Long Valley NJ | Traveled to Sicily ~ Italy ~ Europe
My trip could not have been better had I written the script for it myself. Mario Fortini, from Bellarome Italian Vacations, was a pleasure to work with and was extremely attentive to all of our concerns. The hotels he selected for us were all beautiful and conveniently located to area attractions. The drivers were friendly and prompt and the guides for our excursions could not have been nicer and more professional. During the trip I was required to contact his emergency number once due to a mess up in the scheduling of a tour that was out of his control. He answered my call immediately and quickly resolved the problem to our utmost satisfaction. Mario also availed himself via "WhatsApp" should we have a question for him during our trip. This was a dream vacation and I credit Mario for making it go as well as it did.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
42 of 77 people found this review helpful
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Great vacation to Sicily

Reviewed By Potter, D - NY | Traveled to Sicily ~ Italy ~ Europe
We've used Mario at Bellarome many time and visited many places over the years . This trip we visited beautiful Sicily. We allocated 2 weeks to see as much of Sicily as possible. We visited Palermo, Marsala, Agrigento, Taormina, Mt Etna, Siracusa, Ragusa, Ortigia and Catania and more. It is a incredible island!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
12 of 19 people found this review helpful
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Surpassed our expectations!

Reviewed By Wannabe Italian - Tampa, FL | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
We just returned from a two week stay in Italy using Bellarome Ltd. We could not have asked for a better experience. Mario's advice and recommendations created a travel experience that far surpassed the expectations of everyone in our group of 6 travelers. Our drivers were punctual, knowledgeable and accommodating. Our hotels were fabulously appointed and perfectly located in the heart of each of our destinations. Our tour guides were incredible resources of knowledge into the culture and history of each area we stayed. The excursions Mario recommended were marvelous introductions to Italy and it's delightful people. Mario and his staff were attentive throughout our stay with any need that arose or any question we had. We would highly recommend Bellarome Ltd. when planning to travel to Italy. We will certainly plan to connect with them again should we be so fortunate as to ever have another opportunity to return to Italy. Thank you so much Mario!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
35 of 65 people found this review helpful
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Perfect Honeymoon!

Reviewed By Rachel Q - Brooklyn, NY | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Mario put together a perfect honeymoon for us! He listened to our requests and put together a truly memorable trip that included excellent accommodation, seamless transfers, and a great balance or organized activities and leisure days. The trip planner was communicative and available when we had questions. It was a great experience and I would recommend Mario to my friends!

I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
35 of 65 people found this review helpful
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"Most amazing tour guides ever"

Reviewed By Catherine - Honeoye | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Absolutely wonderful, from the beginning to the end. He was so generous with is time, making special requests happen, easy to get a hold of as well as he came to visit us at the end of our trip! He is amazing!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
28 of 52 people found this review helpful
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Amazing Trip to Italy

Reviewed By Ryan C. - Washington | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
It was a great experience working with Mario. He did a fantastic job planning our trip, was quick to answer our emails leading up to it, and was very responsive if we needed him during our trip. It was flawlessly planned and executed by Mario. Will definitely recommend his services.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
34 of 64 people found this review helpful
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Authentic Italy adventure!

Reviewed By Jon Haz - SF | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Phenomenal experience with Mario Fortini. An epic adventure of Italy. The magic of Venice, the renaissance of Florence and Mario's home town of Rome were enjoyed in an authentic way! This country is amazing. Simply put and I implore everyone to visit Italy and if you do contact Mario. Turly superb!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
8 of 13 people found this review helpful
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Beautiful Italy

Reviewed By Todd - Kalamazoo, Mi | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Mario helped us exceed our expectations for our trip to Italy. He tailored our vacation from our flights arriving in Italy all the way back home. Everything was spot on with transfers, guides and amazing hotels. He also recommended restaurants and made reservations for any location we would want to dine at that night. I highly recommend using Mario and Bellaroma for your vacation to Italy. You will not be disappointed!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
28 of 53 people found this review helpful
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Wonderful Family Tour and Vacation to Italy!

Reviewed By CaliTraveler! - Aptos, CA | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Mario was fantastic from start to finish, trip was well planned for an Italy tour and family vacation. Mario was available for any changes or advice during travel by a simple text. Mario has a very deep knowledge of Italy and selects only the most experienced guides and he has complete trust in their abilities. Mario is the best pick for Italy!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
30 of 57 people found this review helpful
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Italy and Greece

Reviewed By Rich Steve Bol - US | Traveled to Europe
This was our first trip to Europe with Mario and the Bellarome Travel team made it a fantastic experience. We enjoyed being able to customize the trip to our particular needs and requirements. We got the exact type of hotels we like. Also, the excursions were ideally tailored to our interests.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
9 of 16 people found this review helpful
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Thank you Mario, great vacation

Reviewed By Dana - US | Traveled to Europe
So glad I chose to work with Mario and his team for our trip to Italy and Greece. Everything was perfectly planned we got an amazing experience. We were originally meant to travel in 2020 but couldn't because of the pandemic and Mario was so accommodating throughout the experience and re planned for us for September this year.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
10 of 18 people found this review helpful
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Italian adventure with Mario

Reviewed By Lex - MA | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Lex here from Cambridge, MA. My wife and I had a great vacation arranged a booked via Bellarome and Mario Fortini. All arrangements went without a hitch. We started in Venice and worked down through Florence and Rome to Sicily. My wife and I are open to new adventures and experiences wherever we go and we got that in abundance in Italy. We met great people along the way and consumed far to much Italian food and wine! Thanks Mario.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
11 of 20 people found this review helpful
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Super Mario! Thank you so much!

Reviewed By Alice Poll - Albany, NY | Traveled to Albany ~ New York ~ USA
We had the trip of a lifetime with thanks to the expertise and knowledge of Mario Fortini at Bellarome Travel. Mario has incredible knowledge of Europe and it was a real pleasure to have our trip organised by such an expert. For this trip we visited Italy - any future trip to Europe we will on be calling Mario!!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
10 of 18 people found this review helpful
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Unforgettable France and Italy vacation

Reviewed By SG Guzzi - FL | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Great trip to France and Italy was fantastic. Everything was arranged perfectly. Our favorite spot was Sorrento and Positano! We even managed to visit the town where our ancestors are from - which Bellarome arranged for us.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
7 of 12 people found this review helpful
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Italy and Greece with Mario at Bellarome

Reviewed By Barrington F - Charleston | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
We would absolutely recommend Bellarome and Mario. We had a unforgettable trip to Italy and Greece. We saw Rome, Tuscany, Venice, Athens and Santorini. So much beauty. Amazing culture, delicious food. We met wonderful people and stayed in great accommodations. We can't wait to return to Europe and will do so with Mario's services!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
13 of 24 people found this review helpful
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Awesome family trip to Italy!

Reviewed By Annie - Matthews, NC | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Mario at Bellarome did an outstanding job from planning to execution! We had a group of 13 people and gave Mario some ideas of what we wanted to do and ended up with a tailored vacation that everyone loved. We started in Rome for 3 days to see historic sites and attended an Italian Cooking Class with Chef Andrea Consoli www.cookingclassesinrome.com ... a big hit!
Next was Viareggio a beach town in Tuscany region for 2 days. Loved the boardwalk, night life and rooftop pool at Grand Hotel Principe di Piemonte. Last 2 days were spent in Florence in heart of the city and within walking distince to sites and shopping. Our last day was spent at a winery tour and tasting in Chianti.
Again, Mario and Bellarome collaborated with us from the start, listened to our input and crafted a custom tour for us that our 3 families will never forget! Great tour guides, hotels and never had to worry about transportation. Thank you for an outstanding trip!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
27 of 52 people found this review helpful
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Better than the big guys

Reviewed By Mojo - New York | Traveled to Sicily ~ Italy ~ Europe
I must admit that I was a little nervous about using a travel company that I found on the internet but Mario was better than Well known companies that we have used in the past. He planned a great trip The drivers and the guides were knowledgeable, on time and a pleasure to be with. Mario and his staff Roberta and Diego were VERY responsive to any questions or issues that came up . Hotels were wonderful and of course Sicily is beautiful and fascinating. We are so pleased. It was a perfect trip
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
3 of 5 people found this review helpful
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Great trip to France and Italy

Reviewed By BB Arnes - Cleveland, OH | Traveled to Europe
What a great trip with the expert aid of Signor Fortini! All elements were perfectly arranged as we traveled from the US to Europe through France and Italy. I can only highly recommend the vacations by Signor Fortini.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
9 of 17 people found this review helpful
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Exceptional trip

Reviewed By Lara S - OH | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
We enjoyed an exceptional vacation with Bellarome Travel in September/October. We visited Rome, Tuscany, Venice, Zurich and Paris. Having a private guide for our guided tours was brilliant. All the guides were absolute experts, with history degrees, and made sure we knew what it was we were looking at and they we didn't miss anything. We are already considering a visit to the British Isles next year or 2023 with Bellarome.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
10 of 19 people found this review helpful
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Great trip to Italy

Reviewed By HernanS - FL | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Planning was fun and very easy. We originally scheduled our trip in 2020, but that could not happen. The agency was helpful and accommodating when we were ready to reschedule. Mario was patient and helpful with all of the details. Communication with Mario was uncomplicated and easy to schedule via phone or email. Thanks for all of your help in creating a great trip for us.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
10 of 19 people found this review helpful
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Trip of lifetime to Italy

Reviewed By Pam - Tampa, Florida | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Exceeded expectations! Mario is friendly, professional, knowledgeable and patient. We will refer him to all of our friends.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
32 of 63 people found this review helpful
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Amazing Tuscan Adventure

Reviewed By Peter R - New Brunswick | Traveled to Tuscany ~ Italy ~ Europe
We had a fabulous Tuscan vacation, spent time staying in Florence and in a beautiful villa in the Tuscan countryside. We were able to see Florence, Lucca, Siena, San Gimignano, Pisa and much more. We had a delightful wine tasting experience in Chianti. We ate lots of delicious food. Italy is our favorite country to visit!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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Amazing knowledge and expertise

Reviewed By Jack F - NY | Traveled to Europe
Great trip! I would happily recommenced Mario and his company to anyone visiting Italy and Greece. His knowledge and expertise is amazing!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
2 of 4 people found this review helpful
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Mario you are a star

Reviewed By Emma Brown - NY | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Mario you are a star, thank you so much for making our vacation so special. From first phone call, all the way through, until we arrived back home you were incredible. Your knowledge of Italy, your patience with our many requests and requirements, your flexibility, all amazing. We have never experience a travel service like this before, you're set-up is so impressive. We loved Venice, Florence and the Amalfi Coast but your home city of Rome is our favorite. We will be back! Thank you again.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
2 of 4 people found this review helpful
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Amazing trip with Mario F!

Reviewed By P Dibble - NY | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Amazing trip to Italy and Greece with Mario at Bellarome. We had to wait a coupe of years to take this trip because of the pandemic. Mario was informative, professional and so helpful throughout the whole process!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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An Amazing Experience

Reviewed By Cathy - Newtown, CT, USA | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
This was our second experience with Mario. Our first was outstanding and set the bar high for the second trip. Once again, he exceeded our expectations. Every aspect of our trip ran like clockwork. There is only one word to describe the kind of service Mario provides- Perfection!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Loved our trip

Reviewed By L&G - Scottsdale AZ | Traveled to Sicily ~ Italy ~ Europe
He was very good to work with, prompt, and a great transportation & execution team!!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
3 of 6 people found this review helpful
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Amazing Vacation

Reviewed By Happy Traveler - Lewiston, NY | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Mario is amazing to work with. He plans custom vacations so you can travel with friends or family and still designs your trip around your interests. He recently planned a trip to Italy and Sicily for our group of six. We had different interests, so some days we were together other times with our own personal guide and driver. Everything is first class!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
4 of 8 people found this review helpful
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Mario’s trips (Bellaroma) are second to none!!!

Reviewed By Andreatc - Milford, CT USA | Traveled to Sicily ~ Italy ~ Europe
We have booked 6 trips with Mario, and each one was perfect. Every service he has provided for us has been memorable. His staff, the private guides, the drivers have all been class acts. We keep in touch with Mario and many of the people who work with and for them as they now treat us like family. Mario and staff are always available throughout our trips to give advice, solve problems and just to check ion. This past year he made my birthday in Siracusa a day I’ll never forget!! Our accommodations are 4 star beautiful places- we would return to any of them in a heartbeat. Our most recent trip was to Sicily after traveling to many parts of Italy in past years. We fell in love with this beautiful island, the people and the food. That was all thsnks to Mario’s exquisite plans!! I would recommend Mario and his services to anyone who desires a fabulous vacation.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
9 of 18 people found this review helpful
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Great vacation

Reviewed By A Stokie - Fort Myers, FL | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
We had a great vacation with Bellarome Travel and Mario. 3 couples and we thoroughly enjoyed the private and personal attention we got before during and after the trip. Mario was on hand throughout the trip on the end of the phone. We had a few questions throughout the trip ad Mario was always available with an answer. We visited Rome, Florence, Tuscany, Venice and Milan all in one trip. We will certainly be in contact with Mario and Bellarome Travel for our next European adventure.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
9 of 18 people found this review helpful
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Milan and the Lakes!!

Reviewed By J Lewis - Columbus, OH | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
We had a fantastic 7 days in northern Italy organized by Mario. Stay in Milan, Lake Como and Maggiore. We only wish it was longer as we didn't want to leave on the last day! The country is so beautiful, the people kind and the food and wine wine unbeatable! Mario at Bellarome made the trip go without a hitch!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
5 of 10 people found this review helpful
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Mario is a dream to work with

Reviewed By David Ragno - Edinburgh, IN | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Mario really was a pleasure to work with from first call to the call after we arrive back in Indiana after our epic adventure to my grandparents homeland. We saw lots of the sights of mainland Italy from Milan, to Venice, Florence, Rome and down to the Amalfi. We would like to return to see more of the south and Sicily. No where is better for food and culture and the people were great. Everything was perfectly arranged by Mario. Grazie mille Mario!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
10 of 20 people found this review helpful
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Top class experience, concierge and travel!

Reviewed By Marv - NY | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Top class experience with Mario. He is more like a hands on concierge service provider combined with a travel provider. He was always on had throughout the whole experience. We are rather demanding customers and no request or requirement was too much. And questions were clearly and knowledgeably answered. Just perfect.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
8 of 16 people found this review helpful
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Awe inspiring trip!

Reviewed By Dee - Pompton Plains NJ | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Mario and his team are very easy to deal with, answered all our questions promptly, gave us great ideas,made changes to our itinerary several times The guides, drivers and tours he customized for us were perfect, they were so knowledgeable, kind and patient. WE had high expectations that were met and exceeded. Even after we booked and were in Italy Mario answered any questions or concerns we had. I highly recommend this agency they made our Trip of a Lifetime stress free Thank you Mario!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
23 of 46 people found this review helpful
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Italy - First Class!

Reviewed By DonnaB - Dayton Ohio | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
From the beginning, Mario was very attentive. He wanted our trip to Italy to be the best trip of our lives! He was available 24/7. He was able to make last minute changes to our itinerary to accommodate our needs. The hotels were the best, the food was phenomenal and the sites were spectacular! Our guides in Italy all spoke English and were all happy to show us their beautiful country. Wish we could have stayed longer to discover more of Italy!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
27 of 54 people found this review helpful
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Grazie Mario e Sicila!!

Reviewed By Beth Martinelli - Dallas, TX | Traveled to Sicily ~ Italy ~ Europe
Splendid experience with my now friend Mario at Bellarome. An amazing vacation to Sicily to discover the home of my Grandparents ! So emotional to walk the footsteps of my ancestors in the small town where they lived. We even managed to meet some distant relatives. I was brought to tears by the experience. It was truly once in a lifetime vacation, although we want to return again before we get too old!! Thank you Mario from arranging such an amazing trip.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
10 of 21 people found this review helpful
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Good experience

Reviewed By Liz K - US | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Good experience with Mario. Everything as planned. No complaints.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
7 of 15 people found this review helpful
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First Time all Inclusive Private Drivers & Guides

Reviewed By Robert and Diane - Ponce Inlet, Florida | Traveled to Sicily ~ Italy ~ Europe
We have traveled to Europe over 20 times planning our own trips and renting a car. Following the Covid, we wanted to reduce stress by having a travel advisor. We found Bellarometravels on an internet search for luxury small group travel. At first, we were going to rent a car and have the travel agent plan the rest. Mario highly suggested that since many of the historical treasures of Sicily are in the bigger towns that we let him arrange for a driver. This was a great suggestion since the larger towns are hard to navigate and park. He asked for a daily average budget and planned an excellent, private (just us) itinerary including experienced, local guides, professional drivers in clean cars, and lunches at local restaurants. All the transfers between drives and guides were seamlessly orcherested by our point-person, Frederica, who was in contact with us daily. Having a driver and local guides took most of the stress out of our wonderful trip. Highly recommended
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
5 of 12 people found this review helpful
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Great trip

Reviewed By MO & JO - NY | Traveled to Sicily ~ Italy ~ Europe
Constantly in Contact with us. Reported back right away. PErfect trip
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
1 of 5 people found this review helpful
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Fantastic European Trip

Reviewed By Tammy F - New York | Traveled to Europe
We had a great vacation to London, Paris, Venice and Rome with Mario and his team at Bellarome. Started in London, and loved the city, with great day tours of the city and out to the Cotswolds and Oxford and to Dover and Canterbury. Then Paris, with a great city tour form Chris and also a trip or to see Versailles. In Venice we loved our tour with Davide and I am sure we would've missed a lot of what he helped us to see. And in Rome our time with Dino was great, he is an incredible guide! The Vatican was an emotional experience. Everything was great!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Awesome family trip to Italy!

Reviewed By Annie - Matthews, NC | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Mario at Bellarome did an outstanding job from planning to execution! We had a group of 13 people and gave Mario some ideas of what we wanted to do and ended up with a tailored vacation that everyone loved. We started in Rome for 3 days to see historic sites and attended an Italian Cooking Class with Chef Andrea Consoli www.cookingclassesinrome.com ... a big hit!
Next was Viareggio a beach town in Tuscany region for 2 days. Loved the boardwalk, night life and rooftop pool at Grand Hotel Principe di Piemonte. Last 2 days were spent in Florence in heart of the city and within walking distince to sites and shopping. Our last day was spent at a winery tour and tasting in Chianti.
Again, Mario and Bellarome collaborated with us from the start, listened to our input and crafted a custom tour for us that our 3 families will never forget! Great tour guides, hotels and never had to worry about transportation. Thank you for an outstanding trip!
24 of 55 people found this review helpful
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A First-Class Honeymoon Experience

Reviewed By Michael B. & Sarah B. - Athens, Georgia | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Mario was easy to communicate with. We connected with the WhatsApp while in Italy, and he was great with recommendations, and prompt with any inquiries we had. Very friendly, and accommodating before, during, and after the trip.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
32 of 71 people found this review helpful
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