Start Point
Rome
End Point
Rome
Ages
10 - 75+
Transport
Private coach
& ferry
Accommodation
2, 3 & 4* hotels, overnight ferry

Reasons to Book

Summary

Discover must-see destinations on this Italy Explorer tour; Rome, Venice, Florence, Pompeii and more! See the Leaning Tower of Pisa and drink in the beauty of Cinque Terre. Admire the Tuscan countryside and explore stunning Sicily - a hotspot for Italian summer vacations! Experience ancient cities, historic monuments and marvel at Renaissance art. Not to forget the fantastic food, rich culture and beautiful landscapes at every turn - this is how to explore Italy! One of our favourite, all-encompassing tours to Italy. It's everything you want on an Italian holiday and more! 

If you're looking for a shorter tour of Italy, the first and second parts of this itinerary are available as individual tours - take a look at the Southern Italy & Sicily tour (click here) and the Taste of Italy tour (click here).

Italy Explorer
Accommodation
  • 15 nights' accommodation in twin share hotel rooms with private en-suite facilities, 1 night's accommodation in twin share cabin on ferry with private en-suite facilities
  • Single travelers have the option to pay a single supplement to ensure a private room/cabin
Meals
  • 16 breakfasts, 1 antipasto, 7 dinners
    *Vegetarian options available for all meals on request
Transport
  • Modern air-conditioned coach with reclining seats and toilet onboard
  • Overnight ferry from Palermo to Naples
  • Any public transport used as part of the tour days (excludes free days)
Modern air conditioned coach transport
Extras
  • Services of your Expat Explore tour leader, who will be on hand with advice and tips to ensure that you get the most from your trip
  • All taxes and fees included
  • Free Expat Explore tour souvenir – a memorable gift of your once in a lifetime trip
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Accommodation

If you are looking to spend extra time at your tour start and/or tour end points, you are now able to book affordable and convenient pre and post-tour accommodation via booking.com

We use a variety of hotels in each of the destinations on this tour, so you may stay in a hotel different to that listed here. Hotels are selected closer to departure. A confirmed list of hotels will be sent to you along with your Tour Leader announcement, 7 days prior to departure.

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BV Oly Hotel BV Oly Hotel
BV Oly Hotel BV Oly Hotel
B&B Hotel Roma San Lorenzo Termini B&B Hotel Roma San Lorenzo Termini
B&B Hotel Roma San Lorenzo Termini B&B Hotel Roma San Lorenzo Termini
iH Hotels Roma Z3 iH Hotels Roma Z3
iH Hotels Roma Z3 iH Hotels Roma Z3
B&B Pietralata B&B Pietralata
B&B Pietralata B&B Pietralata
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Hotel Venezia Hotel Venezia
Hotel Venezia Hotel Venezia
Hotel Ambasciatori & Delfino Hotel Ambasciatori & Delfino
Hotel Ambasciatori & Delfino Hotel Ambasciatori & Delfino
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Hotel Terme Pellegrini Hotel Terme Pellegrini
Hotel Terme Pellegrini Hotel Terme Pellegrini
Hotel Antica Tabaccaia Hotel Antica Tabaccaia
Hotel Antica Tabaccaia Hotel Antica Tabaccaia
Hotel Massimo D'Azeglio Hotel Massimo D'Azeglio
Hotel Massimo D'Azeglio Hotel Massimo D'Azeglio
Settentrionale Esplanade Settentrionale Esplanade
Settentrionale Esplanade Settentrionale Esplanade
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Hotel Delle Palme Hotel Delle Palme
Hotel Delle Palme Hotel Delle Palme
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Hotel Kennedy Hotel Kennedy
Hotel Kennedy Hotel Kennedy
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Hotel Dioscuri Hotel Dioscuri
Hotel Dioscuri Hotel Dioscuri
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Villa d'Amato Villa d'Amato
Villa d'Amato Villa d'Amato
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Hotel Astoria Hotel Astoria
Hotel Astoria Hotel Astoria
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Start Point
Hotel in RomePlease contact us for more information
10:00 hrs
End Point
Hotel in RomePlease contact us for more information
11:00 hrs
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Optionals

On Tour Excursions
All optional excursions are booked on tour and paid in cash to your tour leader, unless stated otherwise. Please note, certain optional excursions are subject to availability and could change as a result.

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Why this tour

Looking for the ultimate tour of Italy? This is it. Jump aboard as our luxury coach tours Italy’s must-see destinations over 17 days. The Italy Explorer tour will take you major cities, meander through the beautiful heart of the country and finish off in the picture-perfect southern peninsula. This is an Italian holiday full of culture, history and authentic experiences.

Start in Rome and join an expert local guide to tour the top attractions. Embrace the art in Florence and explore the floating city of Venice. You’ll be able to tick the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Lake Garda, the beautiful villages of Cinque Terre and the Trulli Houses of Alberobello off of your bucket list! History enthusiast? You are in for a treat - highlights include visits to Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius as well as Syracuse and Valle dei Templi. Look forward to visiting historic cities such as Orvieto, San Gimignano, Sorrento and Siena - home of the Palio horse race. 

Spend a leisurely few days experiencing Siciliy and the Amalfi Coast - think coastal drives and charming seaside towns. Discover why countless travellers spend their summer vacations in this picturesque part of the world.

We have catered for many interests when choosing how to explore Italy the best way. Look forward to informative city walks and exciting optional excursions such as visiting the Vatican, a day trip to the famous Isle of Capri, a Roman food tour and more! Slow it down and enjoy free days to explore Venice, Rome, Sorrento, Sicily and Palermo at your leisure.  

Tours to Italy would not be complete without indulging in the local cuisine! Enjoy included wine tasting, antipasti and authentic Italian meals.  

This is one of the most all-encompassing, affordable and fun tours to Italy; complete with a knowledgeable tour leader, safe transport and quality accommodation.

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