Tick off bucket list-worthy highlights on this Taste of Italy tour! Spend 8 days in Italy and see an exciting mix of famous cities, scenic landscapes, Renaissance history, world-famous art and architecture, and iconic cuisine. This tour is great for a variety of travellers - from foodies and history lovers to art enthusiasts and bucket-list adventurers.
Start your journey in Rome, travel north and enjoy an expertly-curated 8 day Italy Itinerary.
Highlights of this Italian tour:
Experience the history, highlights and hidden gems of Rome on a walking tour of the city with a local guide! The knowledgeable guide will be able to offer a fascinating insight into this eternally popular travel destination. See the Colosseum, Pantheon and more.
Explore Florence on a locally guided tour. This city was the birthplace of the Renaissance and remains filled with beautiful art, culture and architecture. It is a super popular stop on Italy trips.
Visit the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa which is one of the most iconic images of Italy! Enjoy a chance to snap some photos while you visit.
Spend a morning exploring Cinque Terre. The five colourful fishing villages are perched high along a cliffside and are filled with charm and character!
Enjoy a free day in Venice to spend as you wish. Explore the lagoon on an optional excursion or enjoy a classic Venice bucket-list experience and take a gondola ride!
See beautiful Italian destinations including San Gimignano, Siena and Orvieto. While places like Rome and Venice may be more well-known, these places are also highlights of Italy tours.
This tour also offers a handful of great optional excursions. The Vatican Guided Tour is highly recommended. See St Peter’s Basilica, the Vatican Museums and the famous Sistine Chapel - a must-see when you travel Italy!
Live La Dolce Vita with a welcome dinner in Rome and a special wine tasting and antipasto on the last night of the tour.
Is this the right tour for me?
What will the accommodation be like?
Twin-share rooms will be used and travellers will be paired with someone of the same gender on our Italy tours. For more privacy and a private room, solo travellers are free to purchase a single supplement.
How fit do I need to be?
City guided and orientation walking tours are included on the Taste of Italy tour. As long as you are comfortable keeping up with the walking tours you will be fine!
Is there enough free time to explore?
Absolutely! The tour is on the shorter side but the 8 days are filled with a great balance of included excursions and free time. There is also a full free day to enjoy in Venice.
Is Italy safe for tourists?
Yes, Italy is safe for tourists. Keep yourself updated with local travel advice and regulations to travel Italy as responsibly and as safely as possible.
Enjoy an enticing taste of Italy with Expat Explore - we are sure it will have you coming back for more! See this popular travel destination in a fun, convenient and affordable way with accommodation, transport, many meals and a bunch of great experiences included in the tour price!