Italy Experience Overview

Explore the boot of Europe on an Italy Experience. Cruise the canals in Venice, walk the Cinque Terre, view a leaning tower in Pisa and delve deep into Rome's fascinating history on a quintessential Italian adventure.

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    • Total price tool tip
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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Italy Experience.

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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

From the canals of Venice to the colosseum in Rome, Italy has it all

Travel to Italy and savour the many flavours of this gastronomic haven on a journey from the canals of Venice to the cobblestone streets of Rome. Explore historic sites and picturesque villages on this special food-lovers' adventure through some of the most incredible places in Italy. There is plenty of time to indulge in everything from fresh seafood and hearty wines to the finest balsamic vinegars and pesto in the world. This ten day trip is sure to tantalise all the senses.

  • Savour some romance along the canals of Venice
  • Explore pastel coloured villages along the Cinque Terre
  • See the legendary Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Watch a spectacular sunset over Florence
  • Indulge in Umbrian delicacies

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Venice, Italy
  • Finish:

    Rome, Italy
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    9 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Guesthouse (2 nts), Hotel (7 nts)
  • Transport:

    Ferry, Metro, Public bus, Taxi, Train
  • Included activities:

    Cinque Terre day pass, Enoteca wine tasting, Pesto class, San Giorgio Bell Tower, Traghetto across the Grand Canal

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    338kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    A single supplement is available on this trip, please see trip notes for details., This trip is run by our experienced sister company Peregrine Adventures. Your group is therefore likely to be a mixture of Intrepid passengers and other like-minded international travellers.

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Days 1-2 Venice

Built over a hundred small islands connected by 400 bridges, Venice is an artistic masterpiece with charming canals, incredible architecture, an enticing cuisine and a fascinating cultural tradition.

Days 3-4 Cinque Terre

The breathtaking Cinque Terre showcases five charming villages, linked by ancient pathways and dramatic cliffs that drop into the rich blue waters of the Ligurian Sea.

Days 5-6 Pisa/Florence

Pisa is the iconic home of a famous tower that leans and the Piazza del Duomo, a stunning walled area famed for its religious buildings and medieval art. Awash with artistic treasures, Florence is Italy's most revered city for its Renaissance and religious masterpieces, enchanting historic centre and unsurpassed beauty.

Days 7-8 Perugia/Spello

Sitting atop a rocky hill in the heart of Umbria, the beautifully preserved town of Perugia has been a thriving cultural centre since the Middle Ages. One of the prettiest medieval towns in Italy, Spello is home to many ancient Roman monuments and charming enotecas serving local wine and regional food specialties.

Days 9-10 Rome

With timeworn ruins, extraordinary buildings and religious monuments around every corner, Rome is a true gem that seamlessly incorporates modern city life with ancient wonders.
    • 10
    • ZMKF
    • Total price tool tip
    • Comfort