#1 Tour Operator for 18-39's STUDENTS, BACKPACKERS and TRAVELLERS ON A BUDGET in Italy.
Italy on a Budget tours is a travel company based in Florence and specialised in the youth travel market. We offer day tours, city breaks and holidays in the major Italian destinations such as Florence, Tuscany, Pisa, Cinque Terre, Rome, Amalfi coast, Sicily and lots more.
Many activities to choose from wine tours, cooking courses in farm, horseback riding, day trips to Siena, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni and lots more...
Bike tours, walking tours, museum skip the line pass, cooking courses to learn how to make pizza, pasta and gelato.
Walking tours of the eternal city to discover its monuments and higlights with expert local guides.
An early wake up for an exciting day at the Cinque Terre, the most characteristic villages of Italy famous for their natural beauty, scenic trails, spectacular coast line and sunny beaches, including a 1h30 stop at the famous leaning tower of Pisa. This tour is a perfect opportunity for people aged 18-39's to make new friends and visit the best of the Cinque Terre especially if you have a tight schedule and can't spend a few days there. Thanks to our expert local tour leaders a full day to Cinque Terre from Florence will be possible and they will make sure you experience the most of it in only a day. Included in the price: - Local English speaking tour leader - Stop in Pisa to allow you to visit the leaning tower - The best of Cinque Terre: Riomaggiore, Manarola and Vernazza - Entry ticket to the national park* - ALL Train tickets - Maps and info - Time to swim WHEN TUESDAY, THURSDAY, SUNDAY* from April to the end of October. Extra departure on SATURDAYS on June, July, August and September MEETING TIME 7am MEETING POINT in front of the main entrance of the pharmacy located inside Santa Maria Novella Train station opposite platform 16 DURATION 13h PRICE from € 79 join the tour from/to Florence from € 65 join the tour from/to Pisa SPECIAL PRICE FOR THE EURORAIL PASS HOLDERS ONLY from € 40 Remember to bring your valid Eurorail pass in the morning NOT INCLUDED Food and Drinks. It is possible to add a light lunch in Riomaggiore when booking online for only € 10.00pp MIN/MAX Min 6 people - Max 45 PLEASE NOTE - The tour is run by train. The Cinque Terre are located 2h30m outside of Florence in the Liguria region. The villages can only be visited by train or boat so in high season due to the popularity of the villages, the trains could be very crowed so be prepared. - This tour is NOT suitable for people with walking disabilties. -The paths on the national park due to the often land slides are closed by the local authorities every time is considered to be dangerous for the people. For this reason the famous " via dell'amore" is closed. - In the event of bigger groups, the tour will depart from Florence to La Spezia by private coach CANCELLATION POLICY: We travel by train so we are subject to the direct organisation and schedule of the local trains. Please read our terms and conditions in the event of a last minute train strike that will unfortunately stop us from running the tour. Are you staying in Florence? Meet the group in front of the pharmacy inside Santa Maria Novella Train starion opposite platform 16 at 7am. Remember don't be late, we travel by train ! In the unlucky event you are late and you miss the group, just take the first train to Pisa and you can meet the group there at 10.40am from Piazza Manin. Don't forget to send a quick email to inform us so that the guide can meet you in Pisa. Are you staying in Pisa? If you stay in Pisa and you would like to visit the Cinque Terre, meet our group continuing to Cinque Terre at 10:40am in Piazza Daniele Manin in front of the McDonald's right outside the Square of Miracles. Are you a EURORAIL PASS holder? Save money on the tour cost! Remember to bring your pass in the morning or you will pay a fine :-(
Visit the best of Italy with on our Mamma mia! 13 day tour departing from Rome. Step back in time as you explore the historic streets of Rome, drink the best wines in Tuscany, swim in the crystal waters of the Mediterrenean sea and lots more. Cities Visited: ROME, NAPLES, AMALFI COAST, SORRENTO, CAPRI ISLAND, POMPEII, POSITANO, FLORENCE, CINQUE TERRE, PISA, TUSCANY, SAN GIMIGNANO, SIENA, VENICE. In this 13 days you’ll get to know the top destinations of Italy. This tour is the perfect combination of organized activities and free time for you to explore this amazing country. You will get to know not only the ancient city of Rome, its ruins and fountains, the beautiful and artistic city of Florence, the narrow streets and canals of Venice and the enchanting amalfi coast, but also the Tuscan countryside and its wine, the picturesque coast of Cinque Terre, amazing pizza in Naples and more. BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE ITINERARY: Monday DAY 1 : ARRIVAL TO ROME Welcome to Italy! Check in one of our partner hostels in Rome. Meet your tour leader for an evening orientation walk of the Eternal city. Finish with a welcome dinner. ( D ) DAY 2: TREVI FOUNTAIN, SPANISH STEPS, VATICAN CITY & LOTS MORE Meet our guide in the morning for an orientation walk through the winding roman back streets to discover the Piazza Navona, Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps, the Pantheon and lots more. Reach the Vatican city where you will be free to join a guided tour of the Vatican museums & Sistine chapel and enter the St. Peter's Basilica house of the Pope. Free evening. DAY 3 : FREE FULL DAY IN ROME Full day to explore Rome in complete freedom for some sightseeing or shopping. Ask your guide for suggestions. DAY 4 : POMPEII - SORRENTO Meet your guide for heading down of Italy. Stop in Pompeii to admiring the antique Roman settlements. Continue towards Sorrento where you will be taken for a walk around the center and to a limoncello shop to taste and learn how this typical liqueur is produced. DAY 5 : BOAT TRIP TO CAPRI ISLAND Take our boat to Capril Island. Once in Capri you will be free to explore the island, relax on the beach, take the chairlift up to the top of Mt. Solaro for a breathtaking 360 degree view of the island and visit the blue grotto. All this in complete freedom or follow the guide for an insight view of the island. DAY 6 : POSITANO AND AMALFI COAST Day trip to the Amalfi coast and its wonders. We will stop in Amalfi and Positano long enough to allow you to discover the two towns and its cascade of colourful houses at your own peace, relax at the beach and have a bite on one of the typical shop selling fresh local food. DAY 7 : NAPLES - FLORENCE Stop in Naples, home of the Italian pizza and Italian customs, shopping and monuments. Your guide will take you for an orientation walk and will show you the main places of interests including San Carlo theatre, Plebiscito square, Umberto I 's gallery and lots more. Back to Rome to catch a fast speed train to Florence. Check in to your accommodation and meet your tour leader for an orientation walk finishing with an aperitivo dinner. ( D ) DAY 8 : TUSCANY! SIENA, SAN GIMIGNANO AND CHIANTI REGION EXCURSION - FLORENCE A full day trip from Florence departing at 8:45am by private van/coach to 3 famous villages of Tuscany; Siena, San Gimignano and Monteriggioni including wine tasting in the Chianti region. We will be back to Florence at 6:30pm. Free evening DAY 9 : PISA AND CINQUE TERRE EXCURSION - FLORENCE An early wake up for an exciting full day at the Cinque Terre, the most characteristic villages of Italy famous for their natural beauty, scenic trails, spectacular coast line and sunny beaches, including a 2h stop at the famous leaning tower of Pisa. We'll be back to Florence at 8:30pm. DAY 10 : FULL DAY IN FLORENCE Full day to wander in Florence, check out the museums, the monuments and some local leather markets in complete freedom. Don't forget to visit the David! DAY 11 : ARRIVAL TO VENICE Bye Bye Florence, Venice here we come. Check in to our accommodation in Venice and head down to town for an orientation walk of the city to explore the city of the many canals, the gondolas, the millions of pigions and the amaizing churches. DAY 12 : MURANO, BURANO ISLANDS - VENICE Join our morning tour to the islands of Murano and Burano to check out the many colourful houses and the glass factories. Spend the afternoon in complete freedom around Venice and enjoy your last night in Venice. Saturday DAY 13 : BYE BYE VENICE. The tour ends in Venice but if you need to return back to Rome we can organise the train tickets in advance for our passengers. Make sure you inform us in advance about your travel plans in order to help you as much as possible. Get in touch if you'd like to arrive early or stay extra days in Venice or Rome! DETAILS WHEN The tour starts on a Monday in Rome and end on a Saturday in Venice at 10am PERIOD From April to the end of September PAYMENT OPTION Pay a 20% deposit ONLY of the tour at the moment of the booking and the remaining balance 60 days prior the trip by either bank transfer or card. IMPORTANT 1. All final details will be sent by email 2 weeks prior the trip 2. Inform our team about the time you are arriving to Rome 3. Tour will officially start in the late afternoon ( 5:30pm approx ) but feel free to arrive when ever it is best for you. Min - Max Guaranteed departure with a min of 2 people. Max 10 pax PROMO 2x1 Travel with a friend and save 20% on the second ticket. Contact us in advance to receive your discount voucher. Not valid with other promotion or offers. ADD ONS Add extra activities to your package INCLUDED: ACCOMMODATION: 12 nights in our favourite budget accommodations. 3N in Rome in a 6/8 bed shared dorm ( hostel ) - 3N in Sorrento in a 3 bed shared cabin ( camping village ) - 4N in Florence in a 6/8 bed shared dorm ( hostel ) - 2N in Venice ( hostel or camping village ). Private accommodation is available too. MEALS: Welcome dinner in Rome, welcome drinks and food in Florence. TOUR LEADER: Full time expertise and service of our awesome Italy on a Budget tours guides. We are lall local guides for a real Italian experience. TRANSPORTATION: Train tickets to Venice and to Florence on a fast speed trains, private van/coach to Amalfi coast, private transport on day 8 and 9, boat ride to Capri island. ORIENTATION WALKS in Florence, Rome and Venice led by the Italy on a Budget tours tour leaders MAPS, info and tips about all places
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