"Authentic Italy" Motorcycle Tour: May 30 - June 11, 2017

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  1. Marco Moto

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    Hi, my name is Marco, I was born and raised in Livorno, Italy, and I have been a Michigan resident for the past fifteen years. My wife Lily and I are offering guided motorcycle tours of Italy.

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    Here are the reviews from last year's tour, from our Facebook page:

    Celeste R.: "This was such an amazing trip! I'd never been on a motorcycle trip before and was a little nervous. This was perfect--an exciting route, scenic vistas, frequent stops for espresso and/or gelato, sightseeing, and so much delicious food and wine. My face literally hurt from smiling. Knowing that Marco Moto had already arranged charming hotels and restaurants each day allowed us to just focus on relaxing, dining, and soaking in the Italian countryside. I highly recommend this adventure!"

    John G.: "Marco and Lily put a lot of time and research into their tours ensuring great riding, food and lodging each and every day. Their tour covered the essentials as promised and everything was authentic to boot. Highly recommended!"

    Krystin Y.: "Marco and Lily took us on an adventure of a lifetime!!! It was perfect! The scenery,hotels,food,wine,EVERYTHING!!! I would highly recommend this tour to all motorcycling enthusiasts! 5 stars!"

    Albert F.: "What an outstanding vacation! Two weeks and our tour guides, Marco and Lily covered it all - great routes, great food, great places to stay - they even managed perfect weather somehow. The 2016 Essential Italy tour was the best combination of moto touring and relaxing - sightseeing vacation I have ever been on. Not a ton of miles and not too much time on the bike but somehow we saw so much of Italy."

    Laura B.: "This was truly an amazing trip. The moment I read the itinerary, I knew I had to be a part of this trip. Lily and Marco had all the details covered. The routes were well thought out and breathtaking! I had no riding experience before this trip, but I caught on immediately. And after this trip, I can say I wouldn't have wanted to tour the countrysides of Italy any other way.
    The various places we stayed at were all so unique and accommodating. They're filled with charm and fabulous views.
    Oh, but let me not forget about the food! We were always served delicious regional specialties! There was fresh homemade pasta, fresh local seafood, meats, cheeses, and of course.. wine!!
    The group was so awesome. Overall, Lily and Marco spared no efforts to make this an extraordinary Italian riding adventure."

    Check us out on our website: www.marco-moto.com

    Post here, or message me any questions you may have.

    -Marco.
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  2. mr. thumbs

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    Sounds awesome. The wife and I will be in Milan next year for EICMA. Too bad the dates don't line up. Besides 12 days on a bike is a bit much for my wife.

    Good luck. I'm sure you will fill the spots with ease.
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  3. PBR Street Gang

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    Take it from someone who's ridden many, many miles with Marco, he's a great guy. To anyone considering going, I'm sure you will have an absolute blast!
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  4. Marco Moto

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    Thank you!

    Check out the itinerary, it is a 12-day trip, but we don't ride for more than 3 consecutive days. There are no-ride days to tour the landmark cities, plus an afternoon at the spa and a day on a sailboat. My wife Lily and I designed this tour with rest and comfort in mind.

    We are planning to run this tour every year, so keep us in mind!
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  5. Marco Moto

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    Thank you :) Indeed, this is going to be a lot of fun!
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  6. sick_boy

    sick_boy I follow you.

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    Hey Marco...

    I am fired up and planning to get paperwork and deposit to you next week. I also forwarded the link to some other people that have expressed interest. I think epic the the right word.
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    Wow! What a great job on the website.
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  8. Marco Moto

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    Great pictures! Me and the lady cannot wait for this trip...
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    bigtrailie Pursuing happiness

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    Interested in seeing the photos of this pasta-fueled adventure.
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  12. sick_boy

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    Here are a few pics. I am sure Marco will follow up with better ones.

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  13. Marco Moto

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    Wow, what a great time we had!

    Thank you all for participating, we had an outstanding group!

    Here are some pictures from "Essential Italy 2016", many more on our website at www.marco-moto.com!

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    We select the best regional dishes! Every one of these was the best we've ever had :)

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    Registration for our 2017 Tour is now open! Check out the details at www.marco-moto.com





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  17. Marco Moto

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    Time to book your summer motorcycle vacation!

    Our 12-day tour of Italy includes:

    - Personalized airport shuttle
    - 11-day motorcycle rental, hard luggage, insurance, roadside assistance
    - Guided motorcycle tour
    - Sailboat day trip
    - Thermal pool
    - Gondola Tour
    - Guided castle Tour
    - Digital photo album
    - 12 nights upscale lodging
    - Fresh breakfast every day
    - 17 multiple-course gourmet regional meals, served with local wine
    - Gratuities
    - Luggage storage
    - Pre-paid local cell phone

    Come experience the elegance of Italy on motorcycle! ---> http://www.marco-moto.com/authentic-italy
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  18. Marco Moto

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    BUMP! Who's ready to go?
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  19. Marco Moto

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    This year's roster has been filled, thank you all!

    We have some exciting upgrades coming up next year, stay tuned for the 2018 dates!
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    We just released the 2018 dates, check out the new thread HERE!
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