Tours of Italy

Small Group Tours to Italy

On our small group tours to Italy, you experience Italy the way it was meant to be experienced. Discover out-of-the-way locales at a leisurely pace; visit with locals at private farms and vineyards; explore ancient ruins and museums with expert guides; take an entertaining cooking class and dine on fabulous gastronomic cuisine; stay in dreamy villas you won’t want to leave.

  • Puglia & Matera, Italy
    Puglia & Matera, Italy
    APRIL 2-14, 2017
    OCTOBER 15-27, 2017

    13 DAYS | $7,190
    Discover the magical region of Puglia, flanked by Adriatic and Ionian Sea, and the charming city of Matera as well as delectable local specialties and many renowned wines.
  • The French and Italian Riviera & Cinque Terre
    The French and Italian Riviera & Cinque Terre
    OCTOBER 1-14, 2017
    14 DAYS | $7,890
    Medieval hilltop villages, Pastis on your veranda overlooking the Mediterranean, Chagall’s art in Saint Paul de Vence, the flowers of Provence, the pink and yellow houses of Portofino, Cinque Terre’s striking cliffs, the incredible beauty of the Côte d’Azur.
  • Amalfi Coast & Capri
    Amalfi Coast & Capri
    MAY 1-13, 2018
    13 DAYS | $7,490 2017 Pricing available until October 31 2017
    Enjoy the warm days of spring on this tour to one of the world's most beautiful areas. A feast for the eyes as well as the palate, our Amalfi Coast tours feature fascinating cultural sites, featuring gorgeous luxury hotels, leisurely boat rides, and truly exceptional gourmet cuisine and wines.
  • Corsica & Sardinia
    Corsica & Sardinia
    MAY 6-19, 2018
    14 DAYS | $7,890 2017 Prices available until October 31st
    Experience Corsica's rugged coast, strikingly beautiful landscapes, villages perched on rocky hillsides and beautiful beaches. Travel to Sardinia to experience ancient archaeological sites, a private winery tour and the geological marvel that is the caves of Neptune.
  • Switzerland & Italy’s Northern Lakes
    Switzerland & Italy’s Northern Lakes
    AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 9, 2017
    AUGUST 30 -SEPTEMBER 12, 2018
    14 DAYS | $7,990
    Idyllic villages tucked in the mountains, stunning vistas, Alps excursion by boat-train-gondola, Swiss fondue and chocolate, boat rides on Maggiore and Como, fascinating history, all the magnificent beauty of Switzerland and Italy's Northern Lakes. Book Before October 31 to lock in 2017 prices
  • Tuscany, Umbria & Cinque Terre
    Tuscany, Umbria & Cinque Terre
    SEPTEMBER 9-23, 2018
    14 DAYS / 13 NIGHTS | $7,190
    Magnificent architecture and Renaissance art, Etruscan tombs and Roman ruins, wine villages of Montepulciano, Montalcino, Orvieto, and Chianti, Prosecco "champagne", Pecorino cheese, miracle olive oil, trattorias, panoramic hilltop vistas; A classic tour of Italy.
    Book before October 31 to lock in 2017 prices
  • Piedmont & Bologna, Italy
    Piedmont & Bologna, Italy
    SEPTEMBER 16-27, 2018
    12 DAYS | $6,690
    Discover the best Northern Italy has to offer: culture, scenery, food and wine. Enjoy the scenery of ancient medieval villages, a landscaped dotted with vineyards, and taste the pleasures of the Parma food valley.
    Book before October 31 to lock in 2017 prices
  • Croatia, Slovenia and Venice
    Croatia, Slovenia and Venice
    SEPTEMBER 13-26, 2017
    SEPTEMBER 19- OCTOBER 2, 2018
    14 DAYS | $7,190
    Come with us to this magnificent part of old, unspoiled Europe: the scenery is gorgeous; the outdoor cafés are enticing; the people are unbelievably friendly; the villages are picturesque and inviting; there are wonderful castles, palaces, and fascinating ancient ruins.
    Book before October 31 to lock in 2017 prices
  • Rome, Amalfi Coast & Sicily
    Rome, Amalfi Coast & Sicily
    OCTOBER 15-28, 2017
    OCTOBER 15-28, 2018
    14 DAYS | $7,890
    Breathtaking scenery, the grandeur of Rome, Amalfi's stunning cliffs, the magic of Capri, the awe of Pompeii, Sicily's ancient Greek temples, colorful markets, wonderful wines and foods, spectacular scenery, warm hearted people, beautiful Taormina. Book 2018 Tours before October 31 to lock in 2017 prices

Past Italy Tours

Although the following small group tours to Italy are not being offered this year, they are still available for custom tour requests. You are also welcome to let us know if you think any of these should be on our schedule for next year!

  • Amalfi Coast Culinary Tour
    Amalfi Coast Culinary Tour
    Join Chef Ron Boucher on a culinary adventure to the Amalfi Coast. Experience the local cuisine and the finest wines. Gastronomic dinners are interspersed with excursions into local history and culture.
  • Southern France & Northern Italy Tour
    Southern France & Northern Italy Tour
    Medieval hilltop villages, cappuccino in Venice, Pastis on your veranda overlooking the Mediterranean, Valpolicella at a trattoria on Lake Como, the pink and yellow houses of Portofino, Juliet's balcony in Verona, Chagall's art in St. Paul de Vence.

About small group tours to Italy: All of our small group tours to Italy are for 6 – 16 travelers. Our tours are aimed at experiencing and enjoying regional culture. As such, for each of our tours of Italy we hand-select the most fascinating, fun, and culturally rich destinations and activities that a given region has to offer.