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Special interest holidays in Italy. Tours & holidays in 2016 & 2017

Tuscany tours, walking and wine tasting in Italy
Walking and wine tasting in Tuscany, from £949 - £1169 (8 days) inc UK flights
Italian food tours
Flavours of northern Italy on this special food-lovers journey, from £1481 - £2050 (10 days) ex flights
Umbria cooking holiday, Italy
Learn traditional italian cooking in a beautiful farmhouse, from €1190 - €1240 (7 days) ex flights
Umbria gourmet tour, Italy
Relaxing gourmet tour: oil,wine, food tasting & art in Italy, from €498 - €998 (5 days) ex flights

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Yoga holiday in Sperlonga, Italy
A yoga holiday for the mind, body & soul in Sperlonga Italy, from £650 - £900 (7 days) ex flights
Archeology holiday in Italy, Campania region
Discover some of Italy’s most famous archaeological sites, from €1115 (7 days) ex flights
Umbria bed & breakfast accommodation, Italy
Accommodation in an Umbrian farmhouse, from €69 - €90 per double room per night
Abruzzo cooking, wine & truffle holiday, Italy
Wine & Olive harvest tour in Abruzzo, from €1395 (7 days) ex flights
Relaxing escape in Italy
Unwind & relax physically, mentally, spiritually, from £565 - £730 (7 days) ex flights
Italy cultural holiday, Marche region
Explore the golden sands and Renaissance treasures of the Marche, from €576 (8 days) per accommodation
Basilicata walking tour in Italy
Sensational scenery and walks in seductive Basilicata, from €837 (5 days) ex flights
Learn Italian & gastronomy tour in Tuscany, Italy
Enjoy Italian food and wine and learn Italian, from £725 (7 days) ex flights
History and archeology holiday in Naples
Discover the history and culture of Naples, from €965 (6 days) ex flights
Yoga retreat near Rome, Italy
Our Yoga Retreat is a true oasis of relaxation, from €900 - €1200 (7 days) ex flights
Italy small group tour, a food adventure
Unforgettable food tour throughout Italy, from £1395 - £1685 (8 days) ex flights
Abruzzo cooking holiday, Italy
Rural holiday and culinary art in Abruzzo natural paradise, from €1445 (7 days) ex flights
Learn to dive in Sardinia, Italy
Learn scuba diving in Sardinia, in crystal water, from €410 - €830 (7 days) ex flights
Food & wine tour in Romagna, Italy
The art of living & eating well in Romagna, from €730 (5 days) ex flights
Umbria walking and gastronomy holiday, Italy
Walking in Umbria: paintings, wild flowers, hilltop villages, from €2890 (8 days) ex flights
Tuscany detox holiday, Italy
Detox retreat for body, mind & soul, from €1190 (8 days) ex flights
Abano Terme luxury spa hotel, Italy
European Spa resort in the Veneto region, from €130 per accommodation per night
Sicily yoga and cooking holiday, Italy
Explore astonishing Southern Sicily with all your senses, from €1467 (7 days) ex flights
Italy gastronomy holiday, Sibillini Mountains
An immersion into the Sibylline nature, from €639 (5 days) ex flights
Yoga holiday in Italy
Relaxing yoga breaks & holidays in Italy, from £565 - £730 (7 days) ex flights
Italy cycling and food holiday, Abruzzo
Experience the ultimate gourmet and cycling adventure, from €522 (5 days) ex flights
Culinary tour in Piedmont, Italy
Cooking and savouring exceptional Piedmont cuisine and wine, from €795 - €1100 (5 days) ex flights
Yoga retreat in Italy
Yoga Retreat Locanda Quercia Umbria Italy, from £750 (8 days) ex flights
Yoga retreats in Tuscany, Italy
Authentic yoga retreats in stunning medieval Tuscany, from €349 - €399 (5 days) ex flights
Umbria cooking and painting holiday, Italy
cook and paint in beautiful italian countryside (Umbria), from €890 - €980 (6 days) ex flights

46 reviews for Special interest holidays in Italy4.5 star overall rating

These full and frank independent Special interest holidays in Italy reviews are from travellers who have booked directly through Responsible Travel. They are not edited by us or any of the companies we work with. Find the real story, from real travellers below.

Umbria cooking holiday, Italy
The cooking was great and we helped out with different parts such as frying courgette flowers in rice flour a delicacy and making ravioli (more)Richard Soper
The cooking was fun and well balanced with other activities and visits to interesting places in the wider area. (more)Penny Kent
This is foodie heaven. The cooking classes were fabulous came back with a lot of good ideas. This is holiday is run by a local couple on their own organic smallholding. As far as possible food is sourced from their own vegetable garden or local farmers and the vine from local vineyards. (more)Annette Chapman
From €1190 - €1240 excluding flights
Umbria bed & breakfast accommodation, Italy
One of the best holidays we have ever been on. We'd like to give it six stars. (more)Mo Calow
The area is lovely and unspoilt and the facilities and the welcome you will receive here are second to none...would not hesitate to recommend this to anyone, and indeed are hoping to return again next year. (more)John Caswell
Excellent! Our hosts were outstanding; the accommodation comfy and spacious; the area is beautiful, food is great and there is lots to see and do. (more)Andrew Walker
From €69 - €90 per double room per night
Tuscany tours, walking and wine tasting in Italy
Memorable parts? Viewing the city of Florence from the Viewpoint of Piazza Michaelangelo Tips? Come prepared for any kind of weather. We had wind, rain, thick cloud and hot sunshine. Local benefits? Very much so. We stayed in a very lovely converted farmhouse, ate in local restaurants, shopped in small towns and villages, and tasted the local Chianti Classico in several wineries. Overall rating? A wonderful mixture of fabulous walks through forests and vineyards,... (more)Susan Sargeant
From £949 - £1169 including UK flights
Yoga holiday in Italy
Very relaxing break...Yoga outside on the terrace and use of the beautiful private pool (more)carlene rowson
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
From £565 - £730 excluding 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
Umbria cooking and painting holiday, Italy
Memorable parts? This was my first trip to Italy, and as they say, first impressions do make lasting impressions. And Umbria was the right blend of beauty, serenity, culture and great cuisine. As a solo traveller, I basically wanted a relaxing break with some fun activities and learning too. I got all that and more with the Cooking and Painting holiday that I booked through Responsible travel, based at Podere le Olle in Umbria. I totally loved the experience, made especially memorable by... (more)Ambika Thandavan
From €890 - €980 excluding flights
Sicily yoga and cooking holiday, Italy
Memorable parts? Vsit to a fish market with a chef, then cooking the fish in his restaurant. Tips? get fit and read some local history. Local benefits? Made a financial contribution to several small family busineses Overall rating? One of the best I have taken. (more)Ian Leeper
From €1467 excluding flights
Relaxing escape in Italy
very very good! a wonderfull place, wonderfull tretments, great yoga teacher. all the staff is so nice and helpfull (more)Ayala Franko
Excellent value for money. Laid back retreat/holiday. (more)Janet Bostock
Yoga practice, mountain views & food were the most memorable parts of this holiday (more)Svetlana Tsebriy
From £565 - £730 excluding flights

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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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