Italy is a country rich in historical landmarks, famed art and architecture, and beautiful landscapes - not to mention the fantastic food and wine. So if you want to take it all in and not miss a moment, what are the best Italian tours to book? Depending on the length of your vacation and what you want to see, you have an abundance of options at your fingertips. Let’s investigate some of the best of the best when it comes to Italian tours.
If this is your first trip to Italy, try a ten-day trip that covers many of the central cities of Italy. A tour of Rome, Florence, Venice, and Sorrento may be the ticket for you. Many comprehensive trips like this cover airfare, hotel accommodations in reputable hotels as well as transportation often by a motor coach, some meals and the fees to visit various archeological sites and museums. From these locations, you can easily visit the holy Vatican City, the historical city of Pompeii, the tranquil island of Capri and the even Assisi, the hilltop town and birthplace of St. Francis. When booking a tour, make sure it allows you enough time to visit each place and that it includes all of the must-see locations on your Italian vacation wish list.
If it’s the relaxing fresh air and mountains of Northern Italy that you’ve been dreaming about, try a four-day trip to see the lakes of this region. You can begin this tour from Milan and make your way around to see five of the area’s most stunning lakes. Lake Como, Lake Maggiore, Lake Garda, Lake Iseo, and Lake Orta and the quaint towns that surround them are all included in this tour. This tour includes the Borromee Islands and a trip to Verona, the famed city where Shakespeare set Romeo and Juliet. These type of tours leave plenty of time for rest, relaxation and often include meals.
If you want some of that southern Italian sunshine, look no further than a tour to Southern Italy. Many of the week-long best tours begin in Naples. From there, it’s on to the famed ruins of Pompeii. Tours also include boat trips to the islands of Capri, Sorrento, and Sicily. These trips include visits to medieval towns, famed Mount Etna and many monuments and landmarks of the area. Hotel accommodations are often included in these tours as well as transportation to the various historical sites and some even some authentic Italian meals.
If you only have a single day that you can spare for a tour, consider a wine tour of the Tuscany region. These trips are only a short distance from Rome, and you can combine your love of Italian wine with the lush rolling hills of the countryside. These tours offer walking excursions and include lunch and wine tasting. A relaxing, fun and enjoyable day away from the busyness of the city.
Whether it’s a ten day, a seven day or just a day trip, choosing one of the best Italian tours will be an easy task, and rest assured the time spent here will be an experience you wont forget. Book one today and see what adventure your trip has in store for you.