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Italy tailor made holidays and tours, 2014 and 2015

Italian Riviera walking holiday, self guided
Ancient wooded trails of oak and chestnut forest, from 1459 - 1647 (11 days) inc UK flights
Volterra to San Gimignano walking holiday in Italy
Picturesque Volterra and soaring towers of San Gimignano, from 1379 - 1489 (9 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
Amalfi Coast self guided walking holiday
A choice of easy - moderate walks daily; 4* sea-facing hotel, from 487 - 890 (8 days) ex flights
Tuscany walking holiday, Italy
Discover Tuscany hiking from town to town, from 900 - 1000 (8 days) ex flights
Piedmont walking holiday, Vineyards of Barolo
A gastronomic gem quietly tucked away, from 1488 - 1659 (9 days) inc UK flights
Dolomites walking holiday in Italy, self guided
Discover the magnificence of the Alta Pusteria Valley, from 1049 - 1259 (8 days) inc UK flights
Tuscany self guided walking tour in Italy
Tuscany: La Dolce Vita, from 620 (6 days) ex flights
Sardinia snorkelling holidays
Boat & snorkelling excursions in the Orosei' Gulf, from 325 - 550 (8 days ) ex flights
Venice cycling holiday, Italy
Venetian countryside surrounded by olives, poplars and cherries, from 979 - 1049 (8 days) inc UK flights
Learn to dive in Sardinia, Italy
Learn scuba diving in Sardinia, in crystal water, from 410 - 830 (7 days) ex flights
Mont Blanc self guided walking holidays
The classic of the Alps, from 665 (12 days) ex flights
Dolomites walking holiday, Italy
World famous fairy tale spires, broad rock plateaus and mountain lakes, from 550 (7 days) ex flights
Sardinia diving holidays, Italy
Dive the Sardinia caves & wrecks, from 322 - 630 (7 days) ex flights
Walking holidays in Sardinia
Walk at your own pace amongst stunning Mediterranean scenery and coast, from 710 - 840 (8 days) ex flights
Marine conservation in Italy
Monitor dolphins on an historic ship in the Mediterranean, from 830 - 1000 (6 days) ex flights
Sicily yoga and cooking holiday, Italy
Explore astonishing Southern Sicily with all your senses, from 1437 - 1937 (7 days) ex flights
Learn Italian holiday, private tuition
Learn Italian in a small town, engaging with the community, from 1400 - 1550 (7 days) ex flights
Italian Alps walking holiday
Enjoying the high mountains in a comfortable way, from 625 - 685 (8 days) ex flights
Lombardy walking holiday, Italy
Set in the foothills of the Italian Alps, from 1329 - 1489 (8 days) inc UK flights
Italy cycling holiday, Salento
Cycling trip throughout the charming Mediterranean Salento, from 740 - 930 (5 days) ex flights
Italy cultural holiday, Val di Noto
Relaxing guided tour in enchanting Val di Noto, from 698 (9 days) ex flights
Abruzzo cooking holiday, Italy
Rural holiday and culinary art in Abruzzo natural paradise, from 1345 (7 days) ex flights
Umbria self guided cycling holiday in Italy
Journey into a world of sun-drenched landscapes, from 1499 - 1589 (9 days) inc UK flights
Tuscany walking holiday in Italy, self guided
Immaculately preserved mediaeval villages with few foreign visitors, from 1197 - 1307 (8 days) inc UK flights
Sicily cycling holiday, Italy
Studded countryside dotted with silvery olive groves, from 1289 - 1329 (8 days) inc UK flights
Piedmont holidays in Italy
Unveil the lure and treasures of Piedmont Hills and their surroundings, from 850 (7 days) ex flights
Piedmont cycling holiday, Italy
Softly rolling hills & sun-drenched hamlets, from 1697 - 1897 (9 days) inc UK flights
Maritime Alps walking holiday, Italy
Excellent hiking and walking, from 560 - 1350 (8 days) ex flights
Venetia walking holiday in Italy, self guided
Conical hills cloaked in astonishing plantlife, from 999 - 1148 (9 days) inc UK flights

41 reviews for Italy tailor made holidays4 star overall rating

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Amalfi to Sorrento walking holiday in Italy
Memorable parts? The views and location by far - and with only a few exceptions the friendliness of the people and their willingness to speak English without any hint of frustration by your lack of Italian. The Hotel Capodimonte in Sorrento deserves a special mention for its first class service across the board but particularly for its restaurant. Tips? Do not hesitate if you have the footwear for demanding terrain. The walking guide is detailed and comprehensive - it is wise to... (more)Christine Higgins
From 1419 - 1648 including UK flights
Italian Riviera walking holiday, self guided
Memorable parts? Swimming in the sea below the ancient monastery at San Fruttuoso after a hot walk was just magical! Tips? The walks look short, but involve a lot of up and down so are more challenging than they initially appear. But the views make them absolutely worthwhile. Local benefits? It appeared there was a big effort to preserve the natural areas that were part of the walk. Overall rating? It was wonderful (more)Lynn Bowie
From 1459 - 1647 including UK flights
Amalfi Coast self guided walking holiday
Excellent...The organisation was faultless...Perhaps the most memorable moment was watching dolphins and seeing a large tuna fish on our way back from walking on Capri. (more)JANE MURDOCH
WONDERFUL. WOULD DO IT AGAIN. (more)Barbara Zoltick
It was a wonderful area to walk and I would highly recommend it. . The walking notes and accompanying commentaries are clear and interesting, maps are included and recommendations abound. (more)Anne Hazzard
From 487 - 890 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
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
Mont Blanc self guided walking holidays
Overall we were all very happy with our holiday. Some overnight stays were wonderful, such as in Champex, beautiful setting and great food. (more)Elizabeth Kirchhoff
More awesome than just great!...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. (more)shirry insole
From 665 excluding flights
Sardinia diving holidays, Italy
There were five of us and my three children are aged 16, 18 and 20 and we all had a great time. The beaches are fabulous, much quieter than we thought they would be, locals were very friendly and proud to be Sardinian. (more)Mark Rhodes
Excellent....The actual scuba diving course was both challenging and a lot of fun - the staff were great - very generous with their time and encouragement and the island of Sardinia provided the perfect backdrop (more)Meta Rotenberg
Really really good...Definitely the diving as recommended by Responsible Travel, I'm hoping to go back next year. (more)Leanne Marshall
From 322 - 630 excluding flights
Walking holidays 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
Dolomites walking holiday in Italy, self guided
Memorable parts? The diversity of flowers. We saw several Lady's Slipper orchids within an hour of arriving in the Dolomites. Tips? We were surprised by the numbers of people following the suggested walks so this is perhaps not a holiday for those wanting to escape from people. It is also not a holiday for those interested in walking as a means to see wildlife rather than just being interested in walking. We were surprised by the lack of available information on wildlife although... (more)Eileen Hardy
From 1049 - 1259 including UK flights
Long weekend cooking in Italy
The most memorable parts were: the people, being welcomed by a family (and the incredible 'mater familias' Assuntina), the scenery, the view from my room, the cooking, the food. (more)Marga Peters
The location is idyllic and the views and house are wonderful. The most memorable part was learning to make fresh pasta and being inspired to continue at home, and relaxing in the grounds. (more)Lindsey Evans
The beauty of the place, the warm of the house or maybe most of all the wonderful people we met there. I was looking forward the cooking lessons but we have found much more than that. (more)Anca Stanese
From 400 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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