Media Kit

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Company Contact Information

206 W. Bonita Avenue,
Suite 2M
Claremont, CA 91711

Toll-Free 1-800-615-3543

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Company Snapshot

CountryBred® or CountryBred LLC

CountryBread, Country Bread, Country Bred, Countrybred

Authentic is Premium®
Let Culture Be Your Guide®


Claremont, CA

Company Description

For more than a decade, CountryBred has been dedicated to designing private travel experiences that speak to the spirit of individuality, while steering clear of the mundane and mass produced. Engaging, enriching and exclusive, our seamless Encounters are refreshingly original and crafted to be distinct reflections of regional culture, while highlighting robust elements, such as gastronomy, wine, art, design, history and artisan traditions.

Company Overview

  • CountryBred’s branded travel experiences, known as Encounters, are seamlessly crafted, private tours throughout France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain & Switzerland
  • Offer four unique styles of private travel, including “Crafted”, “Couture”, “CountryHouse & “Chartered”
  • Global family of 100+ regional guides, cultural experts & chauffeurs
  • Portfolio of 200+ hand-selected, luxury accommodations, including boutique hotels, historic villas, private boats & charming estates
  • Direct partnerships with 200+ wineries, restaurants, artisan workshops, art galleries & culinary institutes
  • In addition to private tours for individuals and families, CountryBred also provides specialty services in multi-generational travel, heritage travel, signature honeymoons, affinity small group travel & celebration travel.

Editorial Policies

Excerpts from CountryBred’s official Bred Blog may be used, provided that prior written permission is obtained from CountryBred, and full and clear credit is given to CountryBred with specific direction to the original content. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material or any content found on, without express and written permission from CountryBred LLC is strictly prohibited.


CountryBred has a robust library of original, proprietary photographs, which can be made available for media coverage when including or promoting CountryBred. Please contact us at to request permission and usage guidelines for our photos. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of CountryBred photos without express and written permission from CountryBred LLC is strictly prohibited.

Interviews & Story Contributions

Founders Marco & Dejou Marano are available to be interviewed regarding CountryBred, its unique travel offerings and expertise in private travel, and to contribute as subject matter experts on a variety of travel related topics, such as travel to France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and Switzerland, private travel, culinary tourism, wine tourism, experiential travel, cultural sustainability in tourism, regional cultural highlights of Europe, and local travel ideas. In addition to their 25 years combined experience in travel, Marco & Dejou are Certified Specialists of Wine and members of the International Association of Culinary Professionals.

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Our collection of private and expertly pre-designed Encounters are meant to awaken your inner traveler, immerse you in rich regional culture, and capture the nuances that make for exceptional travel experiences. Now that you’ve fallen in love with your ideal trip, it’s time to request your dates and tell us a little more about your travel party. Within 72 hours of receiving your booking request, we will let you know if your dates are available, and provide you with booking and deposit payment instructions. So now it’s time to sit back, relax, and let us do the rest!
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Our Encounters are private trips meticulously designed to be seamless experiences, from deluxe accommodations with character and chauffeured transport to knowledgeable local experts and engaging activities. Can’t decide between a pre-designed Crafted itinerary or a fully tailor-made Couture experience? Your next great adventure is just moments away!

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