Historical Tours of Italy

Historical Tours of Italy
If you're looking to learn about the rich culture of Italy while you travel through the country, historical tours are a smart choice. Whether you want walking tours or multi-day private excursions, tour companies offer options to dig into the past while getting outside and enjoying the scenery.

Viator Tours

Viator offers half-day and day-long historical tours of Italy. The company contracts with local guides to provide small group tours with themes and English commentary. Options include a half-day tour of Milan, with a guaranteed ticket to view DaVinci's "Last Supper," the fresco in the Santa Maria delle Grazie. For an introduction to historical ancient Rome, Viator offers a half-day tour of the Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Longer excursions include a day trip to Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast. The company also emphasizes sustainable travel by providing environmentally friendly activities.

Viator Tours
(866) 648-5873
viator.com

A La Carte Italy Tours

A La Carte Italy Tours offers luxury multi-day historical tours. The chauffeured tours in air-conditioned mini-vans are booked for couples or small groups, and prices include lodging, food and entrance fees. For an overview of the country, the 17-day "Best of Italy" tour leaves from Milan, ends in Rome, and hits many historical highlights including the Coliseum, the Vatican and the Leaning Tower of Pisa. The company offers dozens of tours in regions including Sicily, northern Italy, Tuscany and the Amalfi Coast. Customers may also customize tours.

A La Carte Italy Tours
05100 Terni
Italy
(888) 828-7128
alcitalytours.com

Avventure Bellissime

Avventure Bellissime's offerings include guided tours of Verona, with commentary on the city's ancient history and contemporary culture; Ravenna, featuring historic mosaics; or day trips to Florence focused on the Renaissance history. The company also offers custom multi-day vacation packages. Options include an eight-day Rome-to-Venice "Essence of Italy" tours, designed for the first-time visitor; or nine-day "Wonders of Italy" tours to the Amalfi Coast, Venice and Cinque Terre.

Avventure Bellissime
2442/A San Marco
30124 Venezia
Italy
011 (+39) 41 970499
tours-italy.com

Article Written By Erin Post

Erin Post has been a Web writer and content developer since 2007. She has also worked for several daily and weekly newspapers, both as a writer and photographer. She graduated from Hamilton College with a degree in English literature.

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