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"My husband and I had an amazing time in Ireland.  Maureen is wonderful!  She thinks of everything from hotels, food and events that we went to.  She is well organized and the activities she arranged were excellent!  Anyone who is interested in a great time with an experienced tour group, I recommend Bella Viaggi Tours.  I can't wait to go on another adventure with Maureen!" ~ Kathy & Rick C. (Ireland 2017)  

"I decided to take my granddaughter on this tour of three great cities in Europe: Munich, Prague and Vienna with Bella Viaggi Tours.  It was my high school graduation present for her. It is difficult to say which was the best part of the trip – the wonderful people we traveled with or the wonderful places we visited.  I know that I was very moved by the visit to Terezin concentration camp and grateful that Andiara could experience history in such a meaningful way.    Of course, besides the Alps and Castles and the most charming hotel room ever, she was also thrilled to shop for clothes in Vienna and to feast on the best vegetarian meal ever in Prague  (thank you, Richard, for finding it!)" ~ Deborah P (Munich Prague~Vienna 2017)

"I had the pleasure of touring Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic with Bella Viaggi Tours. I was impressed with the efficiency of planning, choice of flights, hotels and excursions. It was a nice feeling to sit back and leave the "thinking" to Maureen so I could just relax and enjoy. I will definitely go again on another international trip with Bella Viaggi Tours." ~ Mary G-G (Munich~Prague~Vienna 2017)

"I will definitely (and have already) recommend Bella Viaggi Tours to anyone who will listen. Maureen planed a well organized, fun filled, jam packed trip to Munich, Prague and Vienna. She was grace under fire when we missed our connecting flight home (through no fault of ours) and had to spend an with an unexpected night in London. There was a combination of tours, hop on hop off buses, train rides and group time, as well as alone or free time for shopping, beer, naps or whatever you wanted. She made sure you were, looked after, cared for and that everyone was enjoying the trip. I plan on going on another Bella Viaggi Tours trip as soon as I can fit one in!" ~  Julie F. (Munich~Prague~Vienna 2017)

" Maureen made the trip of a lifetime come true for my mom and I. She took the worry and anxiety out of planning- all we had to do was show up. I loved how we saw so much of Italy-- from big cities to small towns. It was a wonderful taste of everything with a great guided element. I really appreciated all the thought and detail that went into the trip. Maureen is a true professional whose passion is travel and that definitely shines though. Would highly recommend! Can't wait for the next trip and spreading the word to all my friends!"  ~ Theresa C. (Italy 2016)

"I would strongly recommend Bella Viaggi Tours to my friends and family. Maureen planned a well organized, on time,  and fun filled trip. We saw and experienced so much! The value is amazing. There was a combination of tours and group time,   as well as free time for self exploration if you like. She works tirelessly to make sure you are cared for and everyone is having the very best adventure! 
I'm planning on going again very soon, so thanks Maureen, it was perfect!" ~  Dominica C. (Italy 2016)

"What a fantastic vacation!!  If you want a little taste of everything in Italy, this is the trip for you!  We began our trip in Rome, with a day trip to the beautiful island of Capri.  We then traveled to Florence and took a tour of Tuscany visiting Sienna, San Gimignano and Pisa.  We ended our wonderful stay in Venice, taking another day trip to Murano, Burano and Torcello.  The history and beauty is breathtaking!  Maureen was a fantastic and fun tour guide!  She took great care of us!  She was very organized and handled every bus, boat, airline and museum ticket.  All of the hotels were comfortable and the staff was friendly. 

 I will definitely travel with her again…we are already talking about our next trip!  Thank you Maureen, for the trip of a lifetime!  Can’t wait to see what’s next" ~  Aja T. (Italy 2016)

"I had the pleasure of travelling to Italy for the first time with Maureen.  She was organized and over prepared to handle any travel situation, including taking me to see a doctor for an ear infection!  When the group was tired and cranky, Maureen was all did she do that?!  I would love to travel with her again!" ~ Shauna S. (Italy 2016)

"I am not sure that I would have taken the initiative on my own to "branch out" and plan a trip to Italy, even though I've always wanted to travel there. When I was invited to hear about Bella Viaggi Tours and Maureen, I knew immediately that I was in!! Maureen had every detail planned for us, with a perfect mix of seeing the sights and free time to explore.  The security that comes with a seasoned and knowledgable traveler was priceless! We went to Italy as a group and came home friends!  Thank you so much, Maureen, for helping us make memories that will last a lifetime!!" ~ Maureen Y. (Italy 2015)

"This past September I went to Italy with Maureen's tour and it was GREAT! She had scheduled the "hot spots" for us to visit if we wanted, with tickets already purchased.  We had free time to roam or shop.  Our hotels were very nice and located in the middle of everything so it was easy to walk to most everything.  The bus to NYC was nice with bathroom stop, lunch and snacks.  We zipped through the airports and all transportation; taxis, trains, boats and buses were booked in advance.  The Colosseum is amazing, the free walking tour of Venice was educational and interesting.  The countryside, mountains, vineyards, olive and lemon trees were beautiful.  Great wine, food and leather. It is a do again trip!" ~ Peg L. (Italy Sept 2015)

"I was fortunate to travel with Maureeen and group to Italy in September of 2015.  With 10 days to travel and explore, Maureen packed our trip with beautiful things to see and do in Rome, Florence and Venice.  The trip was a quick "look/see" at amazingly beautiful and interesting places, stirring the desire to go back and explore some places at a more leisurely pace (with Maureen in charge of course!) at some future time.  It was my first time traveling abroad and all my fears disappeared when I saw how competently Maureen handled all our travels, tours and hotel accommodations. Tickets were purchased in advance and we only needed to "report" to breakfast and our meeting spot and off we went! You must be ready to walk on this tour, comfortable shoes are a must! and some days we logged several miles. However most of the walking is strolling and you are seeing so many new and beautiful things you really don't notice the passing miles (till the end of the day when you finally fall into bed dreaming of the places you saw that day!). Maureen was very accommodating to the group and allowed time for shopping (or napping!) and exploring the many, many food options we had for evening meals. This is a beautiful tour. I will never forget the things I saw and the things I learned about this country. I would definitely travel with Maureen again and my friends and I are already discussing when we will be able to go somewhere new!" ~ Diane R. (Italy Sept 2015)


"Thank you for being such a great tour guide! We have such wonderful memories now and it was so special to be able to share it with my sister and my mother. We can even look back and laugh about almost missing the bus!" ~  Mary Ellen F. (Italy Sept 2015)

"If you are a first-time traveler or an experienced one and want an absolutely fabulous Italy experience, I recommend you book your trip through Maureen Kamide and her business Bella Viaggi Tours.  Maureen took care of all the necessary travel arrangements and exposed our group of 14 to the many incredible sights of Italy.  We toured Rome, Capri, Florence, Siena, and Venice.  From the beginning of our 10 day trip to the end, it was organized, fulfilling, and just plain wonderful.  Maureen is extremely caring about each individual who travels and goes out of her way to expose everyone to the history and culture of the areas you visit.  There is also free time included in your day for you to explore the areas on your own, if you so desire.  This adventure was a dream come true for me .  I am so thankful Maureen Kamide took care of all the important details pertaining to airfare, hotels, tickets for museum tours and so much more, so that I could savor every moment of my time in Italy.  Thank you Maureen ~ looking forward to my next adventure with Bella Viaggi Tours!" ~  Kathy M.(Italy Sept 2015)

"As the only "single" on the trip, I was nervous about being alone; however, Maureen took me under her wing on an incredible experience.  No detail was too small or large for her from travel arrangements (shuttle, airplane, train, bus, taxi) right down to currency exchange.  We were never lost and took advantage of every moment.  Bus tours, boat rides, the regal palaces, a long walk down the Thames River watching the "buskers", the eerie beauty of Stonehenge, the thrill of standing in front of the Globe Theatre, the somber serenity of Westminster Abbey, the sheer magnitude of the Highlands, and the majesty of each of the castles captivated our attention.  I made new friends, and now I will have lifelong memories.  I attribute this adventure to Maureen's expertise ... not only with the trip, but with her welcoming personality and true desire to share another country/culture with us.  If you are planning a trip to Europe, Bella Viaggi is the way to go, and the best part ... the price is right!  Thank you, Maureen, for making a personal dream come true." ~ Pamela D. (England/Scotland 2015)

"The trip was awesome!  Maureen did a fantastic job of keeping us on time, getting us where we were supposed to be and lining up some really nice tours!  We also appreciated the free time to explore on our own." ~ Scott & Cathy M. (England/Scotland Aug 2015)

"This was a fantastic introduction to travel abroad.  Every detail was well planned.  Tickets to sites/events were included so there were no extra charges.  Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, Oxford, and especially the Scottish Highlands were some of the incredible sites.  The small group also fostered friendship and was very enjoyable.  Can't wait to go again!" ~ Richard, Lorraine, Emma & Rachel W. (England/Scotland, Aug 2015)

"My husband and I took our very first trip abroad to England/Scotland with Maureen. Not only did we have a great time but Maureen took all of the stress out of travelling for us. She was very organized, very flexible and knowledgeable. We highly recommend a vacation through Bella Viaggi Tours. We look forward to travelling with her again." ~ Mike & Sue V. (England/Scotland, Aug 2015)

"Just returned from our dream trip to Italy (Rome, Capri, Florence, Venice) coordinated by Maureen. We had an excellent time, mostly because Maureen Kamide handled every detail of our tour. She took care of every item including getting to/from JFK airport, plane, train and auto reservations, tickets to museums, and getting us to every site. Maureen is extremely organized, and allows enough time for anything we wanted to do. She made wonderful suggestions and was considerate of everyone's needs throughout the trip. We had so much fun and will definitely be traveling on Bella Viaggi trips Maureen is putting together in the future." ~ Denise & Jeff S (Italy, July 2015)

"If you've ever dreamed of traveling to Italy, I'd STRONGLY suggest going with Maureen Kamide who owns Bella Viaggi Tours!  I just returned from my second trip there with her, and it was the most organized and fulfilling adventure! I promise that she's the best person to leave it all in control to so you can enjoy EVERYTHING Italy has to offer!!" ~ Jeanette C (Italy, July 2015)

"Maureen plans a very organized trip, with a good balance of structured and free time, which she adjusts or customizes for the group. You don't have to worry about a thing as it's all taken care of. And Maureen empowers you with enough direction and information to go off on your own. I highly recommend her trips!!!  Phenomenal!" ~ Jody Z. (traveled with daughter Allison Italy 2013)

"Our trip was extremely well organized and thought out to maximize time" ~ Sharon R. (Italy 2013)

"Maureen does an exquisite job of a well organized adventure. All the hard work is done for you ahead of time, which makes for a VERY relaxed vacation. I traveled by myself with a group to Italy during the summer of 2013, I had no problems and immensely enjoyed the trip of a lifetime. I would highly recommend Maureen and her company for a very thought out and well planned vacation. Maureen is concerned about your comfort and enjoyment on her excursions, you can ask as many questions as like before, during and after your trip and no stone goes unturned. Enjoy yourself,with family and friends for a trip to a new destiny with Bella Viaggi Tours!" ~ Ellen L  (Italy 2013)

"I had a wonderful experience on my first “dream trip” to Italy! Maureen did a fantastic job organizing a great itinerary while providing us with very comfortable accommodations and dining experiences, as well as key places to visit from the beginning to the end, for a surprisingly affordable price! The walking tours, wineries, museums and cooking class were memorable and have left me wanting more! I look forward to traveling on another tour with Maureen (to Italy of course!), very soon. Her professionalism and knowledge for traveling in a foreign country was reassuring from beginning to end. I will definitely recommend friends, family and co-workers organize their next trip with Maureen. She handles  all of the particulars, so the only thing you need to do is enjoy every minute!" ~  Jeanette C. (Italy 2011)

"Maureen planned two excellent trips for us and considered our unique needs as she set up the itineraries.  Every suggestion she made was wonderful, as she considered our buget, time constraints, and personal likes and dislikes.  I would definitely travel with Maureen again, as she made our trips easy and stress free!  She was well organized but flexible as needed."  Eileen E. (Italy 2011 & Ireland 2011)

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