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Real cultural experiences on Italian time.

Italian Tours offers boutique, small group, fully escorted tours to Italy, giving you the time and opportunity to immerse yourselves in the culture and gain a unique travel experience.

 

We organise tours to northern and central Italy, in small groups, in quality surrounds, at a slow pace.

 

We’re about cultural appreciation, about experiencing society’s richness and the diversity of the people who are part of it.

 

We’re about listening, seeing and speaking the language, about markets and wine bars, cafés, local cuisine.

 

We travel on Italian time – a minimum of 3 nights in any location to allow you to unpack and get to know the place, plenty of time for coffee breaks and long meals to be savoured in good company, free time to head off on your own and absolutely no calls of “on the bus by 7am”!

 

We pride ourselves on really looking after our guests; our knowledgable Italian tour leader has all the information to allow you to get the most out of your visit and no detail is too small for us to consider.

 

Our Upcoming Tours

9 - 20 October 2015
Vine clad hills of langue
25 April - 09 May 2016
Cimbrone Terrace
2016 tour programme
Lake Como
News

New Blog – Palladio in Perspective

One of the most unexpectedly amazing buildings I think I’ve ever seen is the Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza. It is the work of a local boy, Palladio, who is probably the most influential architect in Western history...

Trip Report – The Great Gardens of Italy Tour 2015

Gorgeous gardens, and some surprises! Even though our tours have schedules and itineraries, every tour is unique and wonderful in its own way. And this one was no exception, characterised by interesting companions, excellent food, beautiful gardens – and some surprises!..

New Blog – A Florentine shopping list

I’m famous for shopping. My partner rolls his eyes I suspect, thinking there are much better uses for my time, but there’s nothing more satisfying than a bit of retail therapy. And there are things that you can only buy in Italy. Indeed I make a point of stocking up whenever I visit. And I’m happy to share my list!..

New Blog – Renovation Roman Style

It seems that the ‘white shoe’ brigade have been busy for some centuries here in Italy. In Rome especially there are some wonderful opportunities to look closely ago at the way some of the ancient buildings have been used and reused...

Tours

Great Gardens Tour

25 April - 09 May 2016

2016 Tours

2016 tour programme

News

New Blog – Palladio in Perspective

One of the most unexpectedly amazing buildings I think I’ve ever seen is the Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza. It is the work of a local boy, Palladio, who is probably the most influential architect in Western history...

Trip Report – The Great Gardens of Italy Tour 2015

Gorgeous gardens, and some surprises! Even though our tours have schedules and itineraries, every tour is unique and wonderful in its own way. And this one was no exception, characterised by interesting companions, excellent food, beautiful gardens – and some surprises!..

New Blog – A Florentine shopping list

I’m famous for shopping. My partner rolls his eyes I suspect, thinking there are much better uses for my time, but there’s nothing more satisfying than a bit of retail therapy. And there are things that you can only buy in Italy. Indeed I make a point of stocking up whenever I visit. And I’m happy to share my list!..

New Blog – Renovation Roman Style

It seems that the ‘white shoe’ brigade have been busy for some centuries here in Italy. In Rome especially there are some wonderful opportunities to look closely ago at the way some of the ancient buildings have been used and reused...

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