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Italy Tours

There’s a certain romance to Italy, one full of beautiful beaches, amazing wine, and extraordinary culture. These Italy tours offer the best ways to experience all of this and more, using reliable local tour guides to lead you on guided tours or set up self-guided tours for you.

Italy tours offer incredible experiences like hiking through medieval coastal downs, climbing in the Dolomites, and sampling food and wine in Tuscany. Visit all of the historical sites that Rome has to offer, archaeological ruins like Pompeii and Herculaneum, and world-renowned art collections in Florence. Italy's people are warm and welcoming, guaranteeing an incredible adventure holiday that you will remember for years to come.

Whether you want to set out on an exhilarating trek through the mountains or plan to live “La Dolce Vita” along the beaches of the Amalfi Coast, you can’t go wrong by choosing one of these amazing Italy tours for your next trip!

Italy Travel Guide

A proper Italy travel guide can elevate your next trip from a run of the mill tour to an unforgettable adventure, and finding one during the planning phase will provide you with all of the information necessary to have a great time. From information on cost, accommodations, and food, to choosing the right regions to explore, having an Italy travel guide - like our Ultimate Travel Guide To Italy - will open up a world of possibilities and provide peace of mind when it comes to planning your adventure. So what are you waiting for?! Dive in and get some inspiration for your next big trip to Italy!

When is the Best Time to Visit Italy?

Weather-wise, the best time to visit Italy is during the shoulder seasons of spring (April to June) and autumn (mid-September to October). During these windows the temperatures are pleasant and fewer people crowd the streets, making it the perfect time to go out exploring. It's warmest during the summer months (July and August), but this is the most popular time for tourists to visit, so you might want to avoid traveling during the summer months if you aren’t a fan of crowds. In terms of the winter, it doesn't get too cold in the south, but the north can experience snow, so make sure to take that into consideration when planning your trip. Overall, the best time to visit Italy is any time of year, as each region has its own climate and weather conditions.

Italy Map

In terms of its geography, Italy is a complex country filled with dramatic mountain ranges, miles of rugged coastline, and countless islands, all of which can make planning your trip a challenge if you are unfamiliar with it. That’s why we’ve created this simple Italy map, to provide you with an overview of the country to utilize during the planning phase of your trip. Hopefully it helps!

The Best Tours in Italy

With how diverse the different regions of Italy are, it only makes sense that there are plenty of outdoor activities to take part in. Read on to discover the best tours in Italy and start planning the adventure of a lifetime!

Bike Tours in Italy

From rugged mountain bike trails in the Dolomites of Northern Italy to laidback cycling adventures through the vineyards and rolling hills of Tuscany, there is no shortage of exciting bike tours in Italy on offer. Book yours today and start exploring the picturesque Italian countryside.

Cultural Tours in Italy

When it comes to international travel destinations, Italy is far and away one of the world’s most well known cultural centers. Whether you want to walk the ancient city streets of Rome and Pompeii or taste delicious Italian food and drink on a gastronomic adventure, these cultural tours in Italy will have you begging for more!

Pilgrimage Tours in Italy

Iconic walking routes like the St Francis Way and the Via Francigena are just a few of the incredible pilgrimage tours in Italy. If you are looking to reconnect with the past and your inner self, then be sure to check out these pilgrimage tours in Italy.

Walking Tours in Italy

With a wide variety of walking routes that cater to all ages and skill levels, you will be sure to find a walking tour in Italy that will meet your needs. Take in the beautifully scenic landscapes of the Mediterranean on walking tours in Italy.

Family Tours in Italy

For those adventurers who are planning to travel with children or other relatives, there are countless family tours in Italy on offer. From walks in breathtaking national parks to coastal biking adventures, you can rest assured that family tours in Italy will be the source of some unforgettable memories!

Where to Travel in Italy

Tours in Northwest Italy

Home to the fashion capital of Milan and the dramatic landscape of the Italian Alps, Northwest Italy is a fantastic destination to visit for adventurers of all varieties. Check out these incredible tours in Northwest Italy to learn more.

Tours in Northeast Italy

From the picturesque canals of Venice to the fascinating alpine culture of South Tyrol, tours in Northeast Italy offer a diverse range of experiences that will be sure to have you coming back for more. Check out the wide range of tours in Northeast Italy on offer and book your adventure today.

Tours in Central Italy

Stretching from the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea to the coast of the Adriatic Sea and divided by the Apennine Mountains, Central Italy is a diverse region with plenty to offer when it comes to culture and exploring the outdoors. Whether you want to hike in the mountains or explore the iconic streets of Rome, these tours in Central Italy are a great option to explore.

Tours in Southern Italy

Composed of the regions of Abruzzo, Apulia, Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, and Molise; Southern Italy is the ideal destination if you are looking to enjoy some spectacular weather. From the lemon groves of the Amalfi Coast to the imposing slopes of Mount Vesuvius, there are countless outdoor and cultural adventures to be had on tours in Southern Italy.

Tours in Amalfi Coast

Tours in the Amalfi Coast are one of the most sought after holidays by travelers the world over, and it is for good reason! The picturesque coastal landscape, delicious food and drink, rich culture, and fascinating history of the region will always leave you wanting more, and will certainly have you living La Dolce Vita in no time! Book your tours in the Amalfi Coast today!

Tours in the Italian Alps

While the Swiss and French Alps certainly receive their fair share of the spotlight, Italy is also home to a vast swathe of this world famous mountain range. Check out these incredible tours in the Italian Alps for an unforgettable mountain adventure!

Tours in the Dolomites

Tucked away on the mountainous corner of Northeast Italy are the Dolomites, a rugged mountain range composed for dramatic peaks and serene alpine valleys that beg to be explored. From hiking at high elevation to navigating some true mountain bike routes, tours in the Dolomites will certainly be a highlight of your next trip.

Tours in Sardinia

Sardinia is a fascinating island to the west of the Italian Peninsula that is home to a unique culture, language, and breathtaking landscape. If you are looking for an Italian adventure that is a bit out of the ordinary, then be sure to check out these incredible tours in Sardinia.

Tours in Sicily

Sicily is another large island off the coast of mainland Italy that offers a wealth of opportunity when it comes to exploring the outdoors. From biking through mountainous terrain to sailing along the coast and exploring historic cities, there is no shortage of unforgettable adventures to be had on tours in Sicily.

Tours in Tuscany

Tuscany is, without a doubt, one of the first things that come to mind for many people when they think of traveling to Italy. Meandering through gorgeous vineyards, biking through the rolling green hills of the countryside, and taking in the views of villas and castles overlooking the surrounding landscape are just some of the amazing experiences that await on tours in Tuscany.

Frequently Asked Questions About Italy

What is the best way to tour Italy?

If you are planning to visit smaller villages or rural areas, then renting a car will be a great option; however, if you are hopping between larger towns or cities, the best way to tour Italy is by train.

How many days in Italy is enough?

Although you could certainly spend more time, we recommend spending at least 10 days visiting Italy, as it will allow you to explore several different regions.

Is it cheaper to travel to Spain or Italy?

When it comes down to the overall cost, Spain is slightly cheaper to travel to than Italy.

Do they speak English in Italy?

The official language of Italy is Italian, and while English is spoke by nearly 30% of the population, it becomes harder to find English speakers the further you travel from large cities and tourist hotspots.

What is the number 1 attraction in Italy?

The Colosseum in Rome is the most popular tourist attraction in Italy, which is made all the better due to the sheer number of other historical and cultural sites located nearby.

Italy Tour Highlights

Campania, Italy

Campania, Italy is a breathtaking region in the south of the country that is home to a number of culturally and historically significant places, such as the island of Capri, the Amalfi Coast, Mount Vesuvius, Pompeii, and the city of Naples. Situated on the west coast of the Italian Peninsula, Campania features both a beautiful coastal region and a rugged inland region that is the source of a number of iconic Italian food items like bufala mozzarella, Amalfi lemons, pizza, and wines such as Aglianico. For those who want to experience a mixture of culture, food, history, and the outdoors, Campani, Italy is a great place to visit.

Venice Canals

One of the most iconic and well known city features in the world, the Venice Canals are a series of waterways that flow through the city of Venice and are an important part of the transportation network. There are more than 150 canals in Venice, with the most prominent being the Grand Canal that cuts through the heart of the city. The Venice Canals and the surrounding buildings are recognized not only as one of the most romantic destinations in the world, but also serve as a reminder of Venice’s key role as a maritime power in the Mediterranean.

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Open details for Road Bike the Prosecco Route

Road Bike the Prosecco Route

Italy
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4 days
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This road biking adventure is short, but it’s completely packed with fantastic rides. You’ll spend four days exploring the beautiful Prosecco region of northern Italy on the Road Bike the Prosecco Route self-guided tour.

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Tuscany 5-day Cycling Tour

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This Tuscan bike tour is the perfect way to experience the rich sights, sounds, and tastes of Tuscany in an efficient bicycle trip.

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Open details for St. Francis Way – Chiusi to Città di Castello

St. Francis Way – Chiusi to Città di Castello

Italy
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From US $475
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During the obscure times of the Middle Ages, an enlightened man walked along the ridges and valleys of the Apennines, looking for God’s signs in nature and talking to people about peace, humility, and togetherness. He was Francis of Assisi, a mystical person who fascinates us still today and whose charisma and philosophy are respected the world over. The St. Francis Way – Chiusi ti Città di Castello Tour is a pilgrimage that follows his footsteps.

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Elba Island Walking Tour

Italy
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6 days
From US $495
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The Elba Island Walking Tour is the perfect way to explore all that the “Pearl of Tuscany” has to offer. Trek from alpine villages to the pristine beaches lining the Mediterranean and soak up the rich history of the island in classic fishing villages and vibrant towns.

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Open details for Tuscany Val d’Orcia Cycling Tour

Tuscany Val d’Orcia Cycling Tour

Italy
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5 days
From US $495
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The Tuscany Val d’Orcia Cycling Tour is the perfect way to experience the best of Tuscan scenery, food, and culture in an efficient cycling trip.

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Amalfi Coast E-Bike Tour

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4 days
From US $525
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The Amalfi Coast is perhaps the world’s most beautiful coastline. On the Amalfi Coast E-Bike Tour, you can take in this amazing scenery almost without effort. You’ll cycle with ease along the beautiful coastal road and have plenty of time to take in the scenery and stop in the villages along the way.

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Open details for Lombardy Wayfarer’s Path Walking Tour

Lombardy Wayfarer’s Path Walking Tour

Italy
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6 days
From US $525
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The Lombadry Wayfarer’s Path Walking Tour follows Il Sentiero del Viandante (the Wayfarer’s Path), tracing an ancient mule track along the eastern coast of Lake Como from Lecco to Colico, offering kilometres upon kilometres of gorgeous walking scenery in one of Italy’s top locales. The path along the eastern shore of the lake has had various names throughout its history and underwent various changes in its layout, and it is now the result of the connection of several paths created over time.

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Tuscan Family Cycling Tour

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From US $525
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The Tuscan Family Cycling Tour takes you from Pisa to Florence, and is the perfect way for the whole family to experience the culture and charm of northern Tuscany by bike. Enjoy relaxed rides though wonderful landscapes and make stops in vibrant cities like Lucca and Pisa for Tuscan cuisine and quintessential sightseeing.

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Open details for Tuscany Cycling from Pisa to Florence (5-day)

Tuscany Cycling from Pisa to Florence (5-day)

5 days
From US $525
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The Tuscany Cycling Tour from Pisa to Florence is a 5-day tour, and the perfect way to pack the best sights, tastes, and sounds of Tuscany into an efficient cycling tour. You can taste the best Tuscan cuisine, sample regionally-produced wine, and learn about the vibrant history of Tuscany at every stop.

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Open details for Tuscany San Gimignano and Chianti Cycling Tour

Tuscany San Gimignano and Chianti Cycling Tour

Italy
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5 days
From US $525
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The Tuscany San Gimignano and Chianti Cycling Tour is an ideal way to experience the magic of the Tuscan countryside via bicycle in an efficient trip. You’ll cycle between charming villages, through stellar landscapes, and enjoy Tuscan wine and food at each stop.

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Open details for Saint Francis Way to Assisi Trek

Saint Francis Way to Assisi Trek

Italy
Pilgrimage
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6 days
From US $550
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Embroidered with fascinating tales, ancient medieval architectural wonders, and local delicacies like wine, cheese, and truffles, this self-guided pilgrimage along the Saint Francis Way not only takes you through a pinnacle point in spiritual history but it introduces you to Italy’s quintessential cultural greats in a unique, inspiring way.

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Self-Guided Hiking In the Dolomites (5-day)

Italy
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5 days
From US $550
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This self-guided hiking tour in the Dolomites is perfect for people without time for a longer break. This 5-day hiking tour lets you explore the region around Val Badia, and the stunning Italian Dolomites.

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Open details for St. Francis Way Assisi to Spoleto Walking Tour

St. Francis Way Assisi to Spoleto Walking Tour

Italy
Pilgrimage
Self-Guided
7 days
From US $550
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Traverse Umbria, “the green heart of Italy,” where mouthwatering local cuisine and medieval remnants dot the lush landscape. While this seven-day self-guided tour from Assisi to Spoleto encompasses Italy’s famed quirks, it also provides a meaningful, thought-provoking spiritual twist.

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Open details for Best of Southern Puglia Cycling

Best of Southern Puglia Cycling

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There is no better way to explore southern Puglia than by bike! This 6-day circular cycling route beginning and ending in Lecce is the perfect mix of activity and relaxation. The Best of Southern Puglia Cycling will have you tracing the Mediterranean Peninsula’s borders and experiencing some of Puglia’s most stunning landscapes and charming seaside towns.

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Open details for Walking St. Francis Way, Spoleto to Rieti

Walking St. Francis Way, Spoleto to Rieti

Italy
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7 days
From US $595
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The historic path from Spoleto to Rieti takes you along the footsteps of St. Francis, the man that 800 years ago decided to embrace poverty, living in close contact with the animals and leading an errant life, trying to bring joy in other people’s lives. The Walking St. Francis Way, Spoleto to Rieti tour leads you through gorgeous Umbria on the same path that he and many pilgrims in the years since have followed.

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Open details for Cycling Adventure in Alberobello

Cycling Adventure in Alberobello

6 days
From US $625
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Get to know one of southern Italy’s most prized towns, Alberobello, as you make yourself at home here for five spectacular nights. The Cycling Adventure in Alberobello will immerse you in Puglia’s rich traditions and culture and invite you to explore the villages and natural landscapes that form the “green heart” of Puglia.

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Open details for Shortened Dolomites to Lake Wörthersee Bike Tour

Shortened Dolomites to Lake Wörthersee Bike Tour

6 days
From US $625
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Get the best of the Italian and Austrian Alps on this laid-back cycling tour! Starting in Italy, you’ll ride along the well-known Drau/Drava cycle path from the Dolomites to the lake-filled province of Carinthia, Austria. Discover small hamlets and large cities, each as charming as the last. Admire no shortage of natural scenery- rivers, colourful peaks, lakes, and countryside abound. At booking, you can either rent a standard bike or an e-bike to make the ride as easy as you like.

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Open details for Trekking Dolomiti Belunesi National Park

Trekking Dolomiti Belunesi National Park

7 days
From US $625
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This incredible hiking holiday through the Dolomites is a great way to experience the rugged wilderness of the Italian mountains. The Trekking Dolomiti Belunesi National Park tour features daily hikes across the beautiful landscapes between Forno di Zoldo and the medieval town of Feltre.

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Open details for Tuscany Cycling from Pisa to Florence

Tuscany Cycling from Pisa to Florence

7 days
From US $625
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The Tuscany Cycling from Pisa to Florence Tour is an incredibly enjoyable, relaxed way to tour Tuscany’s must-see cities, nature preserves, and wineries via bicycle.

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Open details for Campania & Cilento Cycling Tour

Campania & Cilento Cycling Tour

Italy
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7 days
From US $650
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On the Campania & Cilento Cycling Tour, you’ll discover some of the most idyllic parts of Italy at a fantastic price. The region of Campania has been known as a paradise on earth from ancient times on. The Greeks built some of their most impressive temples here and under the Romans it became known as ‘Campania Felix’ or the ‘Happy Land’. When travelling the region, one becomes overwhelmed by its wealth of cultural and natural attractions.

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