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We have 260 Italy holidays. Whether exploring high renaissance art and classical architecture in Rome or Florence, cruising down a canal on a gondola in Venice, or exploring the rustic and timeless charm of Tuscan villages and the stunning Amalfi Coast in the South, a holiday to Italy is sure to be filled with fascinating culture, stunning countryside and famously beautiful cities. Our selection of Italy holidays include Tuscany walking holidays and agrotourism farmstays, luxury tailor made Italy tours and even diving holidays in Sardinia!

Italy holidays
Italian Riviera walking holiday, self guided
Ancient wooded trails of oak and chestnut forest, from £1509 - £1687 (11 days) inc UK flights
Umbria cooking holiday, Italy
Learn traditional italian cooking in a beautiful farmhouse, from €1100 - €1300 (6 days) ex flights
Amalfi coast easy walking holiday, Italy
Easy walks from Amalfi: 4* sea-facing hotel; top restaurants, from £1101 (8 days) ex flights
Amalfi Coast walking holiday, Italy
Walk in lemon groves and hillside villages, from £999 - £1199 (8 days) inc UK flights
Mont Blanc self guided walking holidays
The classic of the Alps, from €665 (12 days) ex flights
Pisa to Lucca walking holiday in Italy
Self guided walking between Italian cities Pisa and Lucca., from €480 - €540 (8 days) ex flights
Mont Blanc Circuit trek, with hotel accommodation
Classic Tour, using small inns and guesthouses, from £2049 - £2099 (15 days) inc UK flights
Amalfi Coast and Bay of Naples holidays
One of Europe's most dramatic stretches of coastline, from £1049 - £1239 (8 days) inc UK flights
Whale & dolphin research in Ligurian Sea, Italy
Whale and dolphin conservation trip, from €799 - €886 (6 days) ex flights
Liguria holiday accommodation, self catering apartments
Stay in a restored medieval village, from €390 - €1200 per apartment per week (sleeps 2-6)
Pisa to Cinque Terre cycling holiday in Italy
Some of the best road cycling in Tuscany, from £1199 - £1349 (8 days) inc UK flights
Bergamo circular walking tour in Italy
Begamo; start hiking at about 5 km distance from the airport, from €625 - €710 (8 days) ex flights
Umbria bed & breakfast accommodation, Italy
Accommodation in an Umbrian farmhouse, from €60 - €90 per double room per night
Tuscany horse riding holiday in Italy
A weeklong riding holiday through famous Tuscan landscapes, from €1177 (8 days) ex flights
Sardinia beach and snorkelling holiday, Italy
Combine snorkelling activities with relaxation on beautiful beaches, from €435 - €630 (8 days) ex flights
Mont Blanc Circuit walking holiday
Probably the most dramatic walk in Europe, from £1349 - £1399 (15 days) inc UK flights
Amalfi to Sorrento walking holiday in Italy
Explore the peninsula between Ravello and Sorrento, from £1419 - £1648 (9 days) inc UK flights
Mont Blanc holiday, Tour du Manc Blanc
The best of the Tour du Mont Blanc, from £1049 - £1099 (8 days) inc UK flights
Family holiday in Italy
Visit Naples Capri Pompeii & Sorrento, from £1479 - £1519 (8 days ) inc UK flights
Dolomites winter activity holiday in Italy
Fun packed winter activity holiday in the Dolomites, from £0 (8 days) inc UK flights
Italian food tours
Flavours of northern Italy on this special food-lovers journey, from £1740 - £1990 (10 days) ex flights
Sardinia walking holiday, Italy
Superb daywalks amid rich and charming scenery, from £999 - £1049 (8 days) inc UK flights
Italian Alps self catering accommodation
Mountain hideaway in the Italian Alps, from £360 - £850 per week (sleeps 6)
Yoga holiday in Italy
Relaxing yoga breaks & holidays in Italy., from €515 - €730 (6 days) ex flights

314 reviews for Italy holidays4 star overall rating

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Umbria cooking holiday, Italy
The location is stunning, Marina and Gianluca make you feel welcome, and they work exceedingly hard to ensure that you have an enjoyable stay. We came to learn cookery, but Marina ensures you know about so much more. I can't wait to try some of the recipes we have been taught. (more)Joanne Wilkins
It was amazing. One of the best holidays I have ever had (& I am old...so have had a few!) I can honestly not praise this trip enough. It was FABULOUS. (more)Hilary Brett
The overall experience was memorable. The location is great and Marina and Jeancarlo are excellent hosts, they make you feel at home since the begining. When you realize you are relaxed, feeling energetic and sleeping like a baby after an excellent meal with nice wine and company. (more)Sylvia Azem
From €1100 - €1300 excluding flights
Umbria farmhouse B&B, Italy
Excellent....The beautiful location, warm friendly welcome, the happiness of our 2 year old son enjoying stroking the animals and the delicious, fresh tasty locally produced food. (more)Edith Finlay
We loved the view over the Umbrian hills from our cottage balcony - just like a movie set!....Wonderful stay helped by perfect weather. Would recommend to any animal loving friends. (more)Patricia Kiralfy
Absolutely brilliant! The best parts were the location coupled with a warm welcome and amazing food (more)Brian Cox
From €55 - €70 per room per night (sleeps 2)
Sardinia snorkelling holidays
We loved it and hope to return some day. We were well looked after; the accommodation was clean and comfortable, adequate rather than elaborate; the excursions were fascinating and well managed with good attention to safety; the staff, especially Cinzia, were friendly, encouraging, well organised and willing to be flexible to meet our requests. (more)Carole Eyles
The snorkelling trips in the gulf of Orosei. Stunning coast line and clear blue waters. Cinzia makes a great guide - she tells you lots of information and points out stuff while you're snorkelling. You go in caves and swim or snorkel for as long as you want, getting back in time for lunch. (more)Alan Macdonald
Snorkelling in azure waters amongst tiny blue fish with Eleonora Falcons flying overhead was the most memorable part. (more)Kerry Riddell
From €325 - €550 excluding flights
Pinasca accommodation, Piedmont, Italy
Gosh, difficult to say which part out of so many! I am reviewing the holiday five months later and still remember everything about our stay here. The delicious food and warm hospitality from the hosts, the beautiful scenery and the long walks will stay with me forever, I think. (more)Bill Reid
The kindness of our hosts, the nice balanced way they shared and included us in their individual enthusiasm and warmth, the pertinent information about local and Piemonte region, without coming too close were most memorable. Excellent holiday. (more)Anna Welsing
Whilst we have many very happy memories of our recent 5 weeks in Europe all involved voted that the week was 'the' most memorable. This was primarily a result of the passion that both Marla and Fabrizio bring to the running of the accommodation and to ensuring the comfort and enjoyment of their guests. Of course this professionalism is ably supported by the fantastic scenery and interesting history of the area. (more)Neal Dalgliesh
From €60 per couple per night
Italian Alps self catering accommodation
Our holiday with our family was very enjoyable. The house was clean and well maintained with mostly good facilities. (more)Robin Harvey
Most memorable? Really lovely family walks and we took our dog. Charm of the little house and village we stayed in. (more)Rosi Lewis
A lovely family holiday or romantic getaway, off the beaten track, true Italy at its best. Some fabulous restaurants in chiavenna and wonderful food and drink, simply gorgeous views, fresh air and zillions of places to go and see from lakes to quaint villages to deserted mountain treks (more)Sarah Porter
From £360 - £850 per week (sleeps 6)
Tuscany family activity holiday
Memorable parts? Simply the location! It was all that you imagine Tuscany to be - a converted farmhouse set in stunning countryside with a view of the surrounding Tuscan countryside that had to be seen to be believed and which afforded the sight of the most wonderful sunsets. That the accommodation was also superb and provided by the most dedicated and hard-working hosts ever made it the most complete location for a holiday in Tuscany. All the local food was pretty stunning too! Tips? 1.... (more)Rowland Cleverley
From £525 excluding flights
Cycling & mountain biking holidays in Sardinia
Wonderful we had a great time. A perfect way to see the country. Food delicious, the people very friendly and we had 2 excellent guides. (more)Gillian Arcone
The technical descents (mountain biking) were the most memorable part. (more)Lynda Elms
For me it was the first time for such a holiday and I would definitely go back and do it again. It was very enjoyable. (more)Anthony Wigmore
From £895 - £1225 excluding flights
Sicily walking holiday
The trip was well thought out, with a variety of walks and other activities all of which were interesting. The Guide was excellent and very knowledgeable. (more)sheila Knight
Being on stomboli while the volcano rumbled and spat - being so close to lava fountains was the most memorable part. (more)Fiona Paterson
Walks interesting, varied and demanding enough without imposing too much strain for those who like walking/scrambling holidays. (more)Sydney Fremantle
From £1199 - £1269 including UK flights
Amalfi Coast walking holiday, Italy
Met/exceeded expectations....Hiking in the hail storms with high winds. Views of the Amalfi Coast. Visiting Pompeii and Hurculaneum. (more)Terry Manon
A very enjoyable and well organized trip...The scenery along the amalfi coast was amazing. (more)Layla Makkawi
Excellent....The amazing view of the Sorrento Penisula when we arrived at the top of Monte Tre Calli and the fantastic scenery walking along the Amalfi coast. The walk of the Gods ending up in Positano was a fabulous walk and something I have always wanted to do - it definitely met my expectations:-) (more)Deborah Stone
From £999 - £1199 including UK flights
Beach and diving holiday in Sardinia, Italy
Memorable parts? The snorkelling and attention from the operator made the holiday, not to mention the pristine waters. (more)Chris Brown
From €280 - €630 excluding flights
Tour of  Northern Italy
It was fantastic and we would do it again in a heartbeat. We are already talking about where we will be going next. (more)Jeffrey Maclusky
Every destination was exciting to experience but my favorites were the Cinque Terra, Lake Como, and the bike ride in Lucca. (more)Cheryl Wilkins
From £2286 - £2745 excluding flights
Lake Como family walking holiday, Italy
This was a very well organised holiday, all of its aspects were effective and co-ordinated. In fact a thoroughly enjoyable week. (more)Nicholas Yates
The most memorable part was the whole hiking tour all together, being able to accomplish it as a family, experiencing the local hospitality and unbelievably splendid nature! We΄ve had the time of our lives! Found our paradise at Lake Como, and will return, for sure! (more)Jeanette Reinholdtsen
From €615 - €699 excluding flights
Walking holiday in Tuscany
The only holiday I've even gone on that I would do again. (more)Mary Watkin
Most memorable was reaching the top of Monte Prado, the highest point in Tuscany and no other group in sight. The best kept secret, long may it continue. I plan to go back! (more)Marie Therese Filippi
Great for anyone who enjoys walking...Excellent trip (more)Elaine Savins
From £949 - £1179 including UK flights
Learn to dive in Sardinia, Italy
One of the most memorable parts of my trip was a snorkelling excursion along the Golfo di Orosei. Along the way, as we sailed past all the stunning beaches and caves, Cinzia gave us plenty of information about the geography and nature along the coast, but all in a very humorous and fun way. Once in the crystal clear water we were lucky enough to see a couple of weird and wonderful creatures. (more)Christine Morton
Brilliant scenery, great underwater wildlife and quiet roads. Cala Garone is absolutely idyllic in October. (more)Ann Windle
The diving was very flexible and went at our pace. I'd go back again - I'm hoping to finish some more advanced diving courses there. (more)Eimear Monaghan
From €410 - €830 excluding flights
Self guided walking holiday in Sardinia
Very good memories and a great experience. (more)Anne Ryan
The most memorable part was seeing two Sardinian deer on the track in front of us, especially the one we saw after nearly 5 hours walking in the heat. (more)Phillip Levi
The best memories I take away from this holiday are of the gorgeous springtime Sardinian scenery, eating enormous home-cooked meals at the agricoturismos and of the all-round kindness and generosity of everybody we met. (more)Beth Wyllyams
From £710 - £840 excluding flights
Chianti castles horse riding holiday in Italy
Memorable parts? Beautiful countryside and a rustic, authentic venue. The horses were well trained and well cared for. Tips? It is good for singles as there are other people around and you are not on your own. There is limited time to do your own thing. Local benefits? The local village seems involved in the centre and employs locals. Overall rating? Great riding holiday, stress free in a beautiful setting. (more)Andrea Tubb
From €1435 excluding flights
Umbria bed & breakfast accommodation, Italy
Memorable parts? We were very happy with our stay! This is a beautiful farmstay, which is lovingly cared for by the couple who run it and live there themselves. We didn't have a car, and they kindly picked us up from the station and also took us into town to do a food shop and also arranged and took us to the local restaurant who then gave us a lift back after our meal as the area doesn't have taxis. The room was comfortable and felt like it was newly renovated, even though the farmstay... (more)Anna and Craig Clarkstone
From €60 - €90 per double room per night
Mont Blanc self guided walking holidays
Memorable parts? Everything about this trip was memorable, going up passes crossing over to another country, the ever changing scenery, camaraderie, and able to complete the circuit without cheating, the storm and the animal... The most of all, the mountain huts, the hot showers, comfy beds, flush toilet and the food or should I say feast! I wish we have some of those in Canada. Tips? I completed the circuit in 11 days, spent around 4 to 6 hours each day in trekking. Although the... (more)shirry insole
From €665 excluding flights
Family holiday in Italy
The holiday in Italy was the 2nd organized by Responsibletravel.com and I am recommending your company to all my friends and family members. Looking forward for the next adventure! (more)Teresa Trippenbach
The whole trip was memorable for the camaraderie, the knowledge of the guide and the food at the agroturismo farm. (more)Jacqueline Bunce
From £1479 - £1519 including UK flights
Cycling holiday in Umbria, Italy
Memorable parts? Cycling through some beautiful areas of Italy with a great, mixed group. Tips? Get some cycling practice in - most of the riding is on quiet roads, so worth getting used to traffic. Local benefits? Not sure it particularly benefited local people, although meals were often in local restaurants. Overall rating? Absolutely fantastic and memorable. (more)Michelle Bickle
From £850 excluding flights
Liguria holiday accommodation, self catering apartments
10 out of 10...The superb and very clean swimming pool, the friendly Giorgio, the silence, the breathtaking views, the easy walking paths, the nice restaurant in the village... Simply amazing. (more)Yann Gendrot
The best thing about Colletta is that it is far from all city noise, traffic.. The air is so fresh and the views are amazing.. (more)Agne Domarkiene
Excellent place, Colletta has been designed well and was not overcrowded. The swimming pool was good with lots of shady olive trees to sit and relax under. Staff were friendly and helpful . We would go back again (more)vijay patel
From €390 - €1200 per apartment per week (sleeps 2-6)
Umbria hotel, 15th century country hotel, Italy
The most memorable parts were the beautiful suite at the top of the fascinating building and the delicious food. The food and service was sooo lovely we ate there every night. (more)Sue Prince
A fabulous introduction to Umbria. Really want to re visit the area in the future. (more)Julie Ritchie
I had an excellent time. Manuele and Simone were extremely attentive and helpful and took a genuine interest in making sure that I had the best possible experience while staying at the accommodation. (more)Jacqueline Vann
From €70 - €105 per double room per night
Tuscany holiday, Italy
I enjoyed it immensely. The whole week was organised in a really excellent way and was varied and fascinating. The company was great and we all gelled very quickly. (more)Linda Marlow
Great swimming pool at the farm cottages, freezing water but still went in every day. Lovely scenery, every day sunny but not too hot. (more)Kathy Cowbrough
The most memorable part of the holiday was seeing Michelangelo's David, he is amazing, no man could ever live up to that!! Ach no, the whole trip was fantastic, I enjoyed every minute. The food was absolutely beautiful. (more)Johanna kavanagh
From £1029 - £1149 including UK flights
Snowshoeing holiday in the Dolomites
Memorable parts? Scenery, snow, sunshine, activity and a great guide. Tips? Go for it. Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? 4 stars. (more)Andrea Stirling
From £1429 - £1699 including UK flights
Yoga holiday in Italy
I enjoyed all the week. We loved meeting all the people on our course and the parallel one. It was great having a breakfast waiting for us. (more)Sue Humble
Fantastic....Casperia is very beautiful and so are the people. I can't say one thing in particular was exciting. I just find Casperia enchanting. The staff were more like friends. They were very lovely happy to help people. X (more)Ellen Kay
Soothing, uplifting and long-lasting, I am still feeding from the energy - three weeks later! (more)Laura Schummer
From €515 - €730 excluding flights
Amalfi Coast self catering accommodation, Italy
The most memorable part was the very warm welcome at the villa and their attitude that nothing is too much trouble. Edith and her family have created a very special place to stay which worked for our family group ranging in age from 18 to 60! (more)Katie Lee
The beautiful surroundings and wonderful hospitality on Ischia were most memorable, and a trip to pompei for a walking tour is a must. (more)Samantha Howson
The most memorable part of the holiday was looking at the views from the balcony & the roof & visiting Pompeii. (more)Francesca Jarvis
From €300 - €770 per apartment per night (sleeps 4)
Western Dolomites walking tour in Italy
Memorable parts? Despite having a mobility problem, I managed 3 out of 4 walks. They were amazing and Rudy was invaluable to give me the confidence to carry on even on some quite hard terrain. The hotel turned out to be experts in gluten free cooking and so the other perfect half was the ability to eat enough food to fuel the walking. Also the food was delicious. And the staff were lovely. Tips? If you have coeliac disease go on this holiday, you won’t have to worry about cross contamination... (more)Margaret Pomfret
From £1049 - £1199 including UK flights
Best of Italy tour
Memorable parts? The whole tour was great, but I especially enjoyed the picnic while watching the sun set over the roof tops of Florence. Tips? Be prepared to do a lot of city walking. Local benefits? Was only used public transport or our feet, which was great. Overall rating? Value for money. Pace was right with a good balance of lone time and group time. (more)Leigh Danziger
From £1722 - £2275 excluding flights
Whale & dolphin research in Ligurian Sea, Italy
It was definitely one of my best two trips ever. Loved the people in the group, the activities, the animals and the overall experience. I would definitely recommend it. (more)Tania Fernandez
Excellent - fun, friendly and highly knowledgeable team made it a very worthwhile experience. (more)Rebecca Pagnucco
Excellent...Don't hesitate but keep in mind it is not a cruise but you are there to help. Fun but can be tiring. Worth it (more)maryse schild
From €799 - €886 excluding flights
Farnese bed and breakfast in Viterbo, Italy
Memorable parts? Our accommodation Residenz Farnese; the Bed and Breakfast is delightful and sits in a rural village. This part of Italy is very pretty and quite historical. There are a number of pcturesque hilltop villages, a Natural Thermal Spring, the coast is twenty five minutes away and Rome is two hours by train or one and a half hours by car. Tips? A car is imperative. It is not possible to park close to Resindeza Farnese (the street is too narrow for car access). Maybe it... (more)christine walters
From €70 - €120 per accommodation per night

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really

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