Northern Italy has many major attractions which are protected by UNESCO. Northern Italy is the home of the Italian Riviera, including Portofino, Sanremo, and of Cinque Terre. There are many historic cities in this part of Italy. The cities most travelers wish to visit are: Milan and the important port of Genoa; the canal-filled city of Venice, the cities of Verona, Vicenza, Padua, Trento, Bolzano, Cremona, Bologna, Ferrara, Parma, Ravenna, Cesena, Rimini and Trieste. Other cities like Aosta, Bergamo, Brescia, Como and Mantua have a rich cultural heritage. Then there are beautiful landscapes such as the lakes Garda (with Grottoes of Catullus and Gardone Riviera), Como (with Bellagio and Varenna) and Maggiore (with Borromean Islands and Angera). There are also important ski resorts like Sestriere, Courmayeur, Breuil-Cervinia, Livigno and Bormio.Group Departure: April - October Duration: 16-19 Priced From: $13,785+
Visit lesser known places rich in history as well as natural beauty. The itinerary will be custom created for you as there are so many possibilities. Travel along the eastern coast starting with Brindisi in the far southeast. Visit Mesagne, Lecce, Otranto and then Otranto, the easternmost village in Italy. Other places include: Gallipoli, a small town on the Apulian coast; the ancient village of Taranto; Matera, a UNESCO heritage site; and Altamura villages. Caves of Castellana, complex of underground caves of karstic origin. Explore the historic villages of Locorotondo near Porta Napoli; Polignano a Mare. Discover ancient sites, piazzas and cathedrals of Bisceglie, Trani, Barletta and Foggia. Ferry to the Tremiti Islands, the only Italian archipelago in the Adriatic Sea. Visit Termoli, the most important city on the Molise coast. The promontory on the Adriatic Sea is home to the characteristic Borgo Antico divided from the rest of the city by the retaining walls and the castle. Culminate your tour in the Abruzzo region.Group Departure: April - October Duration: 14-18 Priced From: TBD
Italy has so much to offer! Beyond the beautiful main cites of Rome, Venice, Florence, Milan. The country has several distinct regions such as: Lombandy, Piedmont, Trentino and of course Sicily and Sardinia. Immerse in spectacular landscapes, rich history and delicious culinary delights.