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Last month myself, my husband & my brother went to Ortona Italy to visit the grave of my husband’s uncle and 3 other soldiers we knew that are buried in the Moro River Canadian Cemetery. Never having been to Ortona before we contacted Mike at...More
We went on a walking tour of central Pescara in Abruzzo Italy. We visited several local shops, a market, restaurants, wine shop and a gelateria. It was a small group tour, just five us so we were able to speak with the owners of the...More
We did a Heritage Tour with Michael to Alfedena,Abruzzo. Michael picked us up in Rome and we stayed overnight in a Bed and Breakfast. It was an adventure. We met many relatives and also had a guide, Maria Pia who was from Alfedena. We got...More
I had written to Mike with a few details about my ancestors in Ortona in the Abruzzo region last spring. I also mentioned that we were WWII history buffs and did not realize the extent to which the Battle of Ortona played at that time....More
Mike customized a trip of a lifetime for our family of 7 ranging from 84 to 19. He made our bus arrangements from Rome to Abruzzo and was punctual to pick us up in Pescara. We stayed in a lovely agriturismo and fell in love...More
Mike did an outstanding job of planning, recommending and delivering on an excellent tour of Abbruzzo region with a focus on Catholic religious sites for our family. Our trip took us Loreto and Lanciano as well as an awesome castle in the region. Mike has...More
I gave Mike a bit of a challenge as I only discovered his tour once I was well into confirming our final Italian itinerary. My grandfather had fought for the British Army and the details had always been a bit vague, except I knew he...More
My wife wanted to find out about her Grandfathers involvement in the WW2 campaign around Ortona & Orsogna. She did a fair amount of research and found Mike online. He did some further research and we joined him in Italy for 2 really informative days...More
I'd been aspiring to travel to my family's home village in east-central Italy since I was a boy and finally had time to make it happen this spring. I came upon Absolutely Abruzzo Tours via web search and contacted Mike Howard to inquire. From the...More
Date of experience: May 2016
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Howard M, Owner at Absolutely Abruzzo Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2016
Was a pleasure to have the chance to bring you and your Italian relatives together. Hope to see you again, with your friends and relatives in Abruzzo!
If you want something different as part of your tour in Italy, you should contact Mike Howard of Absolutely Abruzzo Tours. He and his staff are fluent in the language, they know all the history, and will take you to the many beautiful areas of...More
Response from Howard M | Property representative |
We can organise day tours for you! How many people are travelling? When will you be in Abruzzo? How many days will you be staying? Will you have a spare seat in your car for the guide?