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Maria Gabriella Landers and Brian Dore

TRUSTED TRAVEL EXPERT Italy

Opera singers who divide their time between Italy and the United States, husband-and-wife team Brian and Maria Gabriella design imaginative itineraries throughout Italy that focus primarily on gastronomy, art, architecture, archaeology, and history. Maria Gabriella, who has a background in art history as well as opera, is an ambassador of Italian culture for Perugia’s Università per Stranieri. Brian, a former chef, worked at several New York restaurants before embarking on an international career as an operatic baritone, now an occasional side gig. Together with their team of charming and terrifically knowledgeable guides and drivers, Maria Gabriella and Brian give their clients an intimate experience no matter where they go in Italy, from Rome’s most iconic landmarks to the hidden-treasure hill towns of Tuscany. The couple were also included in Perrin’s People, Wendy’s award-winning list of top travel specialists, which was published annually in Condé Nast Traveler magazine from 2000 to 2013.

Brian Dore and Maria Gabriella Landers
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