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Explore the cultural wonders of Italy with Adventure Life through their diverse and captivating cultural tours. With a selection of 27 meticulously designed tours for 2024, you can embark on a journey through some of Italy's most iconic destinations. From the Mediterranean gems of Dubrovnik to Naples to the classic beauty of Venice to Rome, each tour promises a unique experience filled with archaeological site visits, village explorations, wine tasting, and local market visits. Whether you are admiring ornate cathedrals, wandering through historic squares, or savoring authentic Tuscan cuisine, these tours offer a delightful blend of history, culture, and culinary delights. Don't miss the chance to marvel at Italy's architectural wonders, explore picturesque villages, and taste the flavors of this diverse country. Begin your Italian adventure today and contact one of Adventure Life's tour specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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Scenic view of Dubrovnik
$18,602
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Mediterranean Gems: From Dubrovnik to Naples

Dubrovnik to Naples - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud
  • Explore Gerace
  • Tour the Amalfi Coast
  • Visit Pompeii
  • Explore Dubrovnik
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Marvel at ornate cathedrals and remarkable baroque buildings, explore great sites of antiquity—from renowned Pompeii to the less-visited Greek temples of Paestum—and meander through unspoiled clifftop towns, soaking up breathtaking views. Plus, with a little luck witness the orange glow …
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Discover distinctive Venetian architecture
$6,304
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Classic Italy

Venice to Rome - 10 Day Itinerary
  • Ride the gondola in Venetian canals
  • Discover the Sistine Chapel
  • Explore the Vatican Museums
  • Marvel at the architecture in Siena
  • Savor authentic Tuscan cuisine
  • Enjoy the Tuscan countryside
Starts / Ends:
Venice / Rose Garden Palace
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Cooking Classes, Local Market Visits, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a journey through the timeless beauty of Italy with this 10-day classic tour. Get ready to be awestruck by the splendor of Venice and Florence before heading to the eternal city of Rome. Discover the magic of Venice as you glide through the grand canals on a traditional gondola ride while …
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Manarola, Italian Village in Cinque Terre National Park
$5,667
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Turin, Langhe, and Cinque Terre

Turin to Sestri Levante - 10 Day Itinerary
  • Explore the city of Turin
  • Visit the city's main squares
  • Discover the wine region of Barolo
  • Taste local wine and cheese
  • Experience truffle hunting
  • Walk in Quadrilatero Romano
  • Admire Cinque Terre
  • Swim in the Italian Riviera
  • See the picturesque Santa Margherit
Starts / Ends:
Milan / Milan
Activities:
Hiking, Local Market Visits, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the hidden gems of Turin, Langhe's famous wineries, and the picturesque towns of Cinque Terre during this 10-day tour. Begin your journey in the beautiful city of Turin, known as the Paris of Italy. Take a stroll through the historic Quadrilatero Romano, where you'll be transported …
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Colorful villages line the shores of the Italian riviera
$4,309
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Aeolian Archipelago

Lipari to Salina - 8 Day Itinerary
  • Discover Lipari and Salina
  • Visit a local winery
  • Enjoy a scenic hike in Vulcano
  • Swim in Cala Junco nature reserve
  • Take a walking tour in Stromboli
  • Relax on the beaches of Salina
Starts / Ends:
Milazzo / Milazzo
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Hiking, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Aeolian Islands are a fascinating volcanic archipelago in the Tyrrhenian Sea north of Sicily and are listed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site. On this 8-day tour, explore the beautiful towns of Lipari, Vulcano, Panarea, Stromboli, Filicudi, and Salina. Experience nature and culture, and see the …
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Explore Italy's colorful Amalfi coast
$2,250
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Highlights of the Amalfi Coast

Small Group Departure in Italy - 8 Day Itinerary
  • Admire the Amalfi Coastline
  • Explore Positano on foot
  • Visit Herculaneum and Pompeii
  • Ride a boat to the island of Capri
  • Walk the Path of the Gods
  • Explore the village of Ravello
Starts / Ends:
Naples / Naples
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Hiking, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Easy Active
On this 8-day small group tour, explore the breathtakingly beautiful region of Italy, the Amalfi Coast, located along the southern coast of the Sorrentine Peninsula. See the dramatic cliffs, picturesque villages, and crystal-clear waters. Visit the charming town of Positano, known for its colorful …
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Panoramic view of the historic town of Assisi
$2,879
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Rome, Assisi & Magical Umbria Premium Adventure

Small Group Departure in Italy - 8 Day Itinerary
  • Visit Roman ruins with a guide
  • Visit the Umbrian countryside
  • Visit the historic town of Assisi
  • Visit local wineries in Montefalco
  • Enjoy cooking local Italian dishes.
Starts / Ends:
Rome / Rome
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Cooking Classes, Hiking, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Embark on this premium adventure through the heart of Italy and explore the timeless beauty of Rome, Assisi, and Umbria. This 8-day tour will take you through some of Italy's most beautiful and historic regions, where you'll experience unforgettable moments and create lasting memories. Your …
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Treiso (The Langhe)
$8,034
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Hidden Gems of Piedmont

8 Day Itinerary
  • Visit the wine region of Piedmont
  • Explore the city of Turin
  • Taste local wine and cheese
  • Experience truffle hunting
  • Admire the village of Neive
Starts / Ends:
Milan / Milan
Activities:
Cooking Classes, Land Tours, Local Market Visits, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On an 8-day tour, travel to Italy and discover the region of Piedmont and taste some of the Langhe culinary excellences—the famous hazelnuts, the truffles, and the wines. Enjoy a tasting of local products paired with different local wines. Meet an organic cheese maker and discover all the …
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Sunset over Palermo
$3,799
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Sicilian Sunsets & Amalfi Delights

Malta - Naples - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Variety Voyager
  • Explore Port Empedocle
  • Discover Trapani
  • Explore Sorrento
  • Explore Palermo
Starts / Ends:
Valletta / Naples
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an 8-day cruise aboard the Variety Voyager from Malta's charming capital, Valletta, through Sicily and Southern Italy. Visit Agrigento's UNESCO-listed Temple Valley, explore the medieval streets of Erice, and delve into Palermo's Mafia history while savoring Sicilian cuisine. …
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Explore ruins in Taormina within view of volcanic Mount Etna
$3,699
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La Dolce Vita

Naples - Malta - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Variety Voyager
  • Discover Syracuse
  • Explore Taormina
  • Experience Lipari Island
  • Discover Capri Island
Starts / Ends:
Naples / Valletta
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an 8-day cruise from Naples to Malta aboard the Variety Voyager. Begin your journey in charming Naples, the birthplace of pizza, before heading to the stylish island of Capri, a favorite among celebrities and jet-setters. In Sicily, explore the enchanting town of Taormina, with its narrow …
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Colosseum in Rome, Italy
$1,868
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Rome Extension

4 Day Itinerary
  • Admire Michelangelo's masterpiece
  • Explore the Vatican Museums
  • Visit Roman ruins and monuments
  • See the Colosseum Belvedere
Starts / Ends:
47 Boutique Hotel - Rome / 47 Boutique Hotel - Rome
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the heart of Italy and immerse yourself in the enchanting city of Rome during this 4-day tour. Experience the city's most iconic landmarks and UNESCO World Heritage sites. Witness the grandeur of ancient Rome and explore famous ruins like the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Foro di Cesare, and …
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$7,370
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Culture and Islands of the Mediterranean

Barcelona - Valletta - 12 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Visit Menorca
  • Explore Sardinia
  • Discover Sicily
  • Experience Catania
  • Discover Syracuse
  • Discover Malta
Starts / Ends:
Barcelona / Valletta
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 12-day cruise from Barcelona to the Maltese coast aboard L’Austral, in partnership with Relais & Châteaux. This journey offers a blend of culinary and cultural experiences, with an included excursion per person at each port of call. Highlights include Menorca's rich …
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Explore ruins in Taormina within view of volcanic Mount Etna
$7,714
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From Magna Graecia to Greece

Palermo to Piraeus - 10 Day Itinerary aboard SH Diana
  • Discover Palermo, Sicily
  • Explore Lipari, Aeolian Island
  • Witness the beauty of Giardini Naxo
  • Visit Taormina and Mount Etna
  • Explore Preveza, Greece
Starts / Ends:
Palermo / Piraeus
Activities:
Adventure Options, Archaeological Site Visits, Local Market Visits, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 10-day cruise through the rich heritage and landscapes of Southern Italy and Greece, starting in Palermo, the capital of Sicily. Explore street markets and the unique Arab-Norman cathedral.Continue to Lipari, the largest Aeolian Island. Discover the town's vibrant port with cafes …
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Gondola on Canal Grande at Sunset, Venice
$3,290
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Venetian Horizons

Venice Roudtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard M/Y Callisto
  • Visit Venice's Grand Canal
  • Enjoy fresh seafood delicacies
  • Explore Plitvice Lakes in Croatia
  • Join a truffle hunting experience
Starts / Ends:
Venice / Venice
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Local Market Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Set sail on an 8-day Adriatic cruise aboard M/Y Callisto that begins in the city of Venice and winds its way through the coastal towns of Slovenia and Croatia before culminating in the historic city of Ravenna. This eight-day cruise offers a blend of guided tours and free time, allowing you to …
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See the famed Rialto bridge in Venice
$8,999
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Flavors of the Adriatic

Venice - Livorno - 11 Day Itinerary aboard World Navigator
  • Explore Venice’s romantic canals
  • Discover Zadar’s UNESCO heritage
  • Hike to San Giovanni Fortress
  • Wander through Split’s Old Town
Starts / Ends:
Venice / Livorno
Activities:
Local Market Visits, Urban Exploration, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an 11-day Adriatic adventure aboard World Navigator, exploring the cultural and culinary delights of Italy, Croatia, and Montenegro. Venice captivates with its romantic canals and historic architecture. In Croatia, discover the ancient city of Zadar, the historical treasures of Split, and …
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La Bella Vita
$4,950
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Venice and Mantua Cruise

7 Day Itinerary aboard La Bella Vita
  • Tour of historic Venice
  • Cruise on the Canal of the Orphans
  • Tour of Chioggia
  • Enjoy dinner at Villa Ca'Zen
Activities:
Biking, Local Market Visits, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Variable
Explore the magical and historical heritage that Italy posses by boarding to La Bella Vita for this 7-day cruise. Travel by Venice's famous monuments and visit the Naval Museum that houses important vessels such as ceremonial barges and warships. Visit Chioggia and enjoy touring the colorful …
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Stop in beautiful Parga
$11,399
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Ionian Interlude

Barcelona - Rome - 16 Day Itinerary aboard World Navigator
  • Explore Venice's canals and cuisine
  • Explore UNESCO-listed sites
  • Relax on Parga's scenic beaches
  • Hike to San Giovanni Fortress
Starts / Ends:
Barcelona / Civitavecchia
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Local Market Visits, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Variable
Set sail on an unforgettable 16-day Ionian Interlude cruise aboard World Navigator, exploring the Mediterranean's wonders.. From Barcelona's vibrant streets to Rome's ancient allure, immerse yourself in rich history, culture, and natural beauty. Discover whimsical architecture in …
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View of Hvar, Croatia
$6,675
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The Enchanting Croatian Coast

Venice - Bari - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud
  • Explore charming towns
  • Explore Doge's Palace in Venice
  • Discover Zadar
  • Discover Split
  • Discover Hvar and Dubrovnik
Starts / Ends:
Venice / Bari
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this 8-dayThe Enchanting Croatian Coast Cruise from Venice to Bari aboard the Sea Cloud, set sail on a sun-soaked adventure through the Adriatic Sea, exploring charming towns and savoring history, culture, and natural beauty. Begin in Venice, where exclusive small-ship access takes you up close …
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Wander through Gaudi's masterpiece, Parc Güell
$12,799
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Epicurean Immersion

Naples - Barcelona - 17 Day Itinerary aboard World Navigator
  • Explore Rome's iconic landmarks
  • Relax along Menorca's coastline
  • Visit Pompeii's UNESCO site
  • Wander through Old Port in Nice
Starts / Ends:
Naples / Barcelona
Activities:
Local Market Visits, Urban Exploration, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 17-day Epicurean Immersion cruise aboard World Navigator and cruise through Italy, France, and Spain. Begin in Civitavecchia, exploring Rome's iconic landmarks and hidden gems. Venture to Livorno for Tuscany's rich history and culture. In Capri, marvel at the island's beauty …
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