Fully Hosted & Guided Tours in Italy
Grand Italian Highlights ~ 20 days
Regular departures: 7 May, 4 & 25 June, 16 July, 13 August, 3 September & 1 October 2018
From the iconic Venice this Grand tour includes the Lake Region, Cinque Terre, Tuscany, the Amalfi Coast, & historic Rome. Sampling limoncello in Positano, cheese in Pienza & winetasting in Montalcino; cruise Lake Como, the Cinque Terre and Capri. Visiting the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Verona, Piazza del Duomo Pisa, Basilica of St Francis Assisi, Pompeii, & Caserta's Royal Palace.
Beautiful Sicily Highlights ~ 10 days
Regular departures: 27 April, 27 May, 24 June, 15 July, 5 August, 2 & 23 Sept & 21 Oct 2018
Palermo to Catania, including Cefalý, Agrigento, Ortigia, Ragusa, Modica & Taormina.
Also Agrigento's Valley of the Temples, Villa Romana del Casale, Ragusa and Cappella Palatina.
From euro3500 per person, twin share
Classic Italy Highlights ~ 9 days
Regular departures: 2 April, 21 May, 25 June, 9 July, 3 August and 21 September 2018
Rome, Florence, Tuscany and Venice.
Visiting Siena, and the Tuscan wine regions of Montepulciano and Montalcino,
the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Accademia Gallery, St. Mark's Basilica and Doge's Palace.
From euro3500per person, twin share
Lakes and Mountains -
Italy's Lake Como, Lake Orta and Lake Iseo; Switzerland's Lake St Moritz and Lake Lugano; and beautiful Lake Maggiore, with shore lines in both countries.
Mysteries of the Mezzogiorno ~ 30th Sept to 20th October 2018
- 21 day tour exploring Puglia, Basilicata, Campania & Abruzzo.
Visiting Trani, Castel del Monte, Martina Franca, Ostuni, Alberobello, Locorotondo, Matera, Paestum, Herculaneum, Pompeii, Naples, Scanno and small towns and villages in the Abruzzo. No other place matches the cultural richness of Southern Italy. TOUR COST: Euro6850 per person share twin
Sicily's Goddesses, Saints & Heroes ~ 10th to 31st May 2018
- 23 day in-depth tour, exploring Sicily & Aeolian Islands.
Visiting Monreale, Solunto, Segesta, Erice, the island of Mozia, Selinunte, Valley of the Temples, Piazza Armerina, Mount Etna and the Aeolian islands. TOUR COST: Euro6980 per person share twin
Umbrian Music Festivals
Experience the lifestyle, artistic and musical riches of Umbria at the time of festivals.
~ Summer: Friday 22nd June to Thursday 12th July 2018
21 days - euro7800 per person share twin, staying in Montefalco, Perugia, Spoleto and
~ Autumn: Thursday 6th to Sunday 23rd September 2018
18 days - euro3650 per person share twin, staying in Montefalco,
Puglia Soggiorno - 6 days ~ Staying in Giovinazzo & Polignano, plus Matera
Visit the characteristic trullo, whitewashed limestone teepees in and around Alberobello, Locorotondo a round nest of a village where everything is white, Ostuni's sea breezes and sculpted baroque portals, Baroque in all its theatrical, indulgent, luxuriant excess on the limestone churches & palaces of Lecce.
Commencing Sunday: 22 April, 20 May, 24 June, 8 July, 12 Aug 16 Sept and 7 October 2018
TOUR COST: Euro2350 per person share twin, Single supplement: EUR 350.00
Sicily Soggiorno - 6 days ~ Staying in Siracusa and Taormina
Exploring small towns and villages with visits to Taomina, Catania, Siracusa and the slopes of Mt Etna.
Commencing Sunday: 17 June, 23 Sept and 14 October 2018
TOUR COST: Euro2350 per person share twin
7 day tours ~ Based in Montefalco....Unpack only once!
Commencing Thursdays: 12 Apr, 3 & 17 May, 7 & 21 June, 12 July, 2 Aug, 6 & 20 Sept, & 18 Oct
TOUR COST: Euro1980.00 per person share twin
~ Umbria Soggiorno
Visiting Spoleto, Bevagna, Deruta, Spello, Perugia, Assisi and Orvieto. From one central and comfortable base in Montefalco you will have the opportunity to experience the lifestyle and varied riches of Umbria. Wander local markets, delightful piazzas, enjoy tasting award winning wines.
~ Italian Appetites, Gastronomic tour ~ Foraging and cooking
Local cooking classes based on recipes rooted in ancient tradition & the finest local produce - a traditional Umbrian farmhouse kitchen, a family-run village restaurant and a 5 star villa with your teacher - a Contessa - makes for varied and delightful cooking lessons.