Why bird watch in Italy?
When it comes to bird watching in Italy, it doesn’t matter whether you are a seasoned expert or an amateur twitcher, you won’t fail to be spellbound by what’s on offer here.
Italy is home to diverse, and sometimes rare, bird species and more and more wildlife lovers are descending on the country on an annual basis to experience what’s on offer for themselves. From stunning birds of prey through to pretty songbirds, Italy will not disappoint those looking to gain a glimpse of beautiful birds in their natural habitat.
It doesn’t matter what time of year you visit Italy; you’ll be greeted with a rich and fascinating breadth of birds to watch in flight. The infamous boot of Italy acts as a bridge over the warm waters of the Mediterranean and hosts a vast array of wild habitats, including some of Europe’s rarest birds. In this area of Italy, you can have an unrivalled opportunity to witness birds that are unique to Italy. If you’re even luckier, you may have a chance to catch sight of overseas visitors as they travel to or from Africa on their annual migration.
Italy itself is a captivating nation that has earned a solid reputation for its fascinating history, magnificent food, delectable wines, and far-reaching beauty. Where better to experience once-in-a-lifetime bird watching experiences? After a rewarding morning watching mesmerising birds in flight, you can participate in trips to vineyards, ancient churches, or local restaurants. Under the expert guidance of a highly experienced tour guide, you can experience a side of Italy that isn’t covered in the guidebooks and enjoy a truly unique holiday that is catered to your needs.
Experience the allure of Tuscany
If you are a lover of the great outdoors, there is perhaps nowhere on Earth to rival the natural beauty and stunning landscape of Tuscany. This historic and time-honoured region is rich in culture, traditions, and unforgettable vistas. Those seeking the finer things in life are drawn to Tuscany again and again in their quest for an unforgettable travel experience off the beaten track.
Perhaps its Tuscany’s diverse nature that lures people to this fascinating region of Italy. Every unique area of Tuscany has something different to offer, and there is always a hidden gem waiting to be discovered around the next corner.
Tuscany’s stunning natural landscape and pleasant climate makes it an ideal walking destination, and there are a multitude of trails to choose from to suit all levels and interests. Whether you are seeking a leisurely amble around a lake or a more arduous trek along the breathtaking coastline, you’ll find the ideal experience for your needs.
We have a range of itineraries on offer to help you ensure you get the most out of the beauty of Tuscany. From world-famous sights that attract millions of tourists every year through to secret hidden spots that only the locals know about, we’ll put together a holiday experience that will allow you to get to grips with the real Tuscany in an organic and natural way.
We have one simple goal: To ensure you benefit from an authentic experience of the real Tuscany in the safe hands of an expert guide.
Introducing you to the real Italy
We have established close working partnerships with renowned natural history guides and bird watchers who are experts in tracking down rare and magnificent birds. Our local guides are truly passionate about the natural environment and have travelled all corners of the Earth in their quest to learn more about birds and other wildlife. When you participate on one of our tours, you’ll have an opportunity to enjoy a tailor-made bird-watching experience that you will never forget.
Meet our expert guide: Marco Valtriani
Having earned a degree in biology from the University of Pisa, specialising in ornithology, Marco is a consummate environmental consultant and trekking guide. For his degree thesis, he conducted extensive research into the dunlin of the Mediterranean Basin and the ecology of the sandpiper before progressing to collaborate with renowned experts on various studies and ecological projects. Marco is the first author of multiple articles and research studies on the birds found in central Italy and their natural environments and has also contributed to a vast range of nature guides to the wildlife and trails of Tuscany. He first started working as a birding guide in 1999 and has worked throughout Italy and beyond with established tour operators. Marco currently lives near the Tuscan city of Arezzo with his family and likes to spend his free time exploring previously unknown habitats and discovering new things about known spaces.
Bird watching in Italy
Our services are specifically designed for intrepid explorers who are seeking a chance to directly experience Italy’s unforgettable wildlife. Our guides will introduce you to Italy’s most fascinating destinations and help you to get up close and personal with what the boot has to offer. You will soon learn why Italy has become a leading destination for the vigorous traveller.
Walking and hiking in Tuscany
Our guides have an intimate knowledge of Tuscany and know all the hidden gems that are waiting to be discovered. We’ll introduce you to the most mesmerising vistas and fascinating cultural regions.
We ensure that every tour we embark on is explicitly catered to your exclusive needs. Simply tell us what you’re looking for, and we’ll design an adventure that gives you all that and more.
In close collaboration with renowned nature expert Marco Valtriani, we offer bespoke hiking and walking tours in Tuscany and specialised bird-watching tours throughout Italy.
When you embark on a tour with us, you’ll have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to tap into our extensive knowledge of Italy and Marco’s intimate insights into the natural world to enjoy a tour package that is quite unlike any other.