To experience more than “postcard” Italy, tour with Classic Journeys!
Visit Italy every year forever, and you’d never have to repeat yourself. Each region—sometimes each village—is its own unique and totally irresistible destination. Our Italy tours save you from the usual cathedral-and-cappuccino circuit. Your small group takes easy-going walks in the gorgeous countryside. You meet the locals in their markets and olive groves and Tuscan farmhouse kitchens. You’ll go wine tasting and savor the local cuisine. You won’t just visit Italy on our trip. With us, you’ll live and feel it.
Three great ways to tour Italy:
Culture + Walking From the alpine breezes that cool the villas on Lake Como to sun-warmed Sicily, the culture, climate and terrain couldn’t be more different. For something more rustic and off-the-beaten path, head for Apulia in the heel of Italy’s boot. Or hobnob with rural shepherds – and the yacht set – on a visit to Sardinia that also includes the nearby French island of Corsica. Your options also include our best-selling trips to Tuscany and the Amalfi Coast.
Family Show your kids or grandkids what all the fuss is about. Take them on a family trip to Venice, Florence and Rome. It’s an incredible introduction to Italian life. Or take the family to the Amalfi Coast and Capri where Vesuvius and Pompeii come to life for everyone in the company of our expert, local (and total awesome) guides.
Culinary How do you know if you are right for a Classic Journeys culinary tour to Italy? Ask yourself this question: Do I enjoy great food and wine in jaw-dropping settings with wonderful people? If the answer is yes, then it’s time to make ravioli under the Tuscan sun, gather picnic supplies at the San Lorenzo market in Florence, enjoy a cheese-tasting with a shepherd, prepare your own pizzas in a wood-fire oven using the famous mozzarella cheese from Naples, taste olive oil at a working mill, and enjoy a cooking session and wine tasting on the grounds of a 15th century castle.
Choose from 11 walking, culinary or family vacations in Italy