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Creating unforgettable memories.
Your Italian Emotional Experiences.

We are a luxury travel company unveiling the best of Italian culture through made-to-measure itineraries. Designed by a team of destination specialists to combine exclusive access and local authenticity, our itineraries feature iconic locations, top museums, food and wine experiences.

Painting your authentic,
personal Italy.
What makes us different
Cultural Background

With three art historians as founders and a network of the best professional guides, at Imago Artis Travel we have an extensive knowledge of the Italian heritage. Our experiences range from authentic classics to tips for connoisseurs, as we are able to unlock the doors to secret and exclusive places.

Creative Thinking

We love to listen to our guests’ wishes. Our experiences are designed to meet expectations and yet maintain something unexpected: a creative touch that makes the journey unique and personal.

Flexibility

Thanks to our decennial expertise we are able to manage all kinds of requests, also on short notice, and we easily deal with plans changing. We take our guests by the hand every step of the way, from early advising to 24/7 assistance throughout the whole journey.

Our 5-star Partners
Proud to collaborate only with the finest.
Our Celebrity Guests
Mike Tyson
Jason Statham
Brendan Fraser
Sylvester Stallone
Martin Scorsese
Imagine Dragons
Jeff Bezos
Christian Bale
Jason Momoa
Keanu Reeves
Oscar Isaac
Michael Jordan
Diane Keaton
Calvin Klein
Viola Davis
Kate Upton
Floyd Mayweather
Katy Perry
Ben Harper
Our Press
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
– SOCRATES
[...] Then it’s time for an exclusive visit to one of Rome’s palaces, arranged by Imago Artis Travel, where you can also meet the owners. [...] At Palazzo Odescalchi, renovated by Bernini in the 1660s, art restorers will explain their work on the family’s Caravaggios.
THE TIMES
How to do a Weekend in Rome in Style
Saturday, 4th FEBRUARY 2023
[...] Fulvio De Bonis unlocks places the typical tourist wouldn’t go to. Back at the edge of the Forum, he shows us into the Basilica dei Santi Cosma e Damiano, a church that was built on top of a pagan temple in the 6th century CE. As De Bonis points out, the institution’s age is reflected in the apse mosaic, which portrays Christ with dark eyes and hair — a more historically accurate visage than the blond, blue-eyed one often found in later depictions."
HEMISPHERES MAGAZINE
Three Perfect Days in Rome
Monday, 30th JANUARY 2023
[...] De Bonis notes that travelers want off-the-beaten-path experiences within these well-known places. They don’t just want to see Tuscany’s highlights; “there is a world outside of Florence,” De Bonis says, “and travelers want to explore it."
THE WASHINGTON POST
The top travel destinations for 2023, according to experts
Saturday, 31st DECEMBER 2022
[...] “It is hard to explain Prati; it is in the center of Rome and yet, you have the perception of being somewhere else,” says Fulvio de Bonis, the founder of luxury tour operator Imago Artis Travel, which has its headquarters in the neighborhood. “It’s quiet, classy, elegant, and I believe it is the right place to feel the true soul of the Eternal City, the authentic air that locals breathe every day.”.
CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER
Where to Eat, Stay, and Play in Prati — Rome's Most Underrated Neighborhood
Monday, 12th DECEMBER 2022
[...] When I’m in the Raphael Rooms, I understand the political, cultural, and philosophical context that Raphael brilliantly represented in his art as if I was hurled 500 years into the past,” says Fulvio De Bonis, who offers bespoke Raphael-themed tours of Rome.
AFAR MAGAZINE
The Largest Raphael Exhibition Ever Is Opening This Spring in Rome
Friday, 28th FEBRUARY 2020
[...] the first time I met De Bonis, he was leading a tour of Rome’s secrets that didn’t include a single museum. I was blown away. Having once lived in Rome for two years and returning often to visit, I thought I had seen just about everything. De Bonis showed me how wrong I was.
NUVO
Touring Rome’s Secret Locations with Imago Artis Travel
Monday, 18th NOVEMBER 2019
[...] He also recommends exploring other charming villages, like the Medieval fishing town of Portovenere, and Sestri Levante, which was built on a peninsula surrounded by Silence Bay and Fairytale Bay.
DEPARTURES
Touring Italy’s Colorful Liguria Region
Monday, 14th OCTOBER 2019
From Sicily, to Apulia and Pompeii Imago Artis grants wonderful activities throughout Italy always preserving its personal and creative touch. Fancy a fishing venture in Apulia or a Pistachio experience in Sicily?
CNN TRAVEL
The best places to visit in Italy in the fall
Tuesday, 24th SEPTEMBER 2019
[...] To really understand this fascinating city known for its "sassi", it’s best to hire an expert guide of Imago Artis, who can explain its complicated history and show you the best spots in town.
ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST
How to Plan the Perfect Road Trip in Southern Italy
Tuesday, 9th JULY 2019
[...] “The magic of Matera comes from its authenticity that reveals itself in the alleys, shops, and private homes carved out of Tufa stone that has always characterized our country" De Bonis said.
THE POINTS GUY
Why You Should Visit Matera, This Year’s European Capital of Culture
Saturday, 15th JUNE 2019
[...] We found ourselves perched on the edge of the Roman Forum, on a balcony away from the crowds but close enough to see the details that De Bonis described.
WORTH
The Roman Art Historian Who Will Actually Make You Like Tours
Friday, 7th JUNE 2019
[...] They boost unbeatable sunset views over the eternal city following a 17-month restoration and a partnership with Imago Artis, an elite Italian tour operator that creates custom itineraries catered to twosomes.
BRIDES
Where You Should Honeymoon in 2019 According to Your Zodiac Sign
Monday, 14th JANUARY 2019
[...] the hotel is offering a special Valentine's Day package in partnership with Imago Artis Travel. Guests who opt into the "Romantic Ride" package will be swept away on a three hour chauffeured experience around Rome in a red vintage Fiat 500 with a bottle of Italian Spumante.
TOWN & COUNTRY
The 26 Best Romantic Hotels With Great Valentine's Day Packages
Friday, 4th JANUARY 2019
[...] Join tour operator Imago Artis for a culinary trip to the region: you'll visit some of the region’s best wineries, feast on fresh pasta at a local favorite trattoria in Barbaresco.
JETSETTER
8 Food Tours in Europe You Need to Take
Monday, 3rd DECEMBER 2018
[...] The building contains private residences, so you can’t go in without the help of a guide like Fulvio de Bonis, president and founder of Imago Artis Travel.
AFAR MAGAZINE
A Cinema Lover’s Guide to Rome
Wednesday, 17th OCTOBER 2018
Our Fulvio is showing on Sky News Business Australia the three main treasures of Rome: Colosseum, St. Peter’s and... coffee!
vimeo.com / Imago Artis Travel
Friday, 18th MAY 2018
[...] a jaunt around the city’s most incredible under-the-radar sites by Fiat 500 with Imago Artis, a tour company with unparalleled access to Rome’s most exclusive experiences.
ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST
This is the most expensive suite at Rome's Hotel Eden
Tuesday, 3rd OCTOBER 2017
[...] Imago Artis will arrange an unforgettable experience: an archaeological exploration of the Roman underground, a deep dive into the Colosseum, or a "hidden Rome" tour (in Fiat 500s, naturally) on which you’ll see art and ancient remains not found in the guidebooks.
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Rhapsody
Tuesday, 3rd SEPTEMBER 2017
[...] Schedule a cooking class. Imago Artis will book you a private chef and an elegant home kitchen for a lesson in making gelato, pizza, pasta, or whatever Italian fare makes your pulse quicken.
VOGUE
Exactly how to get into Rome’s most beautiful off-limits attractions
Friday, 18th AUGUST 2017
[...] This company’s slogan is "We create unforgettable memories" and it’s not an exaggeration. Fulvio De Bonis and his guides are able to open doors to some of the most exclusive and hidden places in Rome, from a museum of archeological ruins inside a private house to the Pope’s chambers in the Vatican.
JETSETTER
9 tours of Italy you need to take
Wednesday, 19th JULY 2017
Our Latest News
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Last night’s interview on TG1 makes us very proud of the work we do each and everyday with great passion.
Thursday, 12th OCTOBER 2023
Imago Artis Travel had the privilege of winning DUCO 2022 Most Unique Experience Provider – Luxury.
Friday, 25th MARCH 2022
Imago Artis Travel had the privilege of winning DUCO 2019 Most Creative Video Award.
Thursday, 4th APRIL 2019