Italy Holidays 2022/2023 | Small group tours | Book with confidence - Italy on a Budget tours - Italy #1 tour operator for 18-39's students, backpackers and travellers on a budget. Lots of days tours, short breaks and adventure holidays in the main Italian destinations; Florence, Tuscany, Rome, Venice, Cinque Terre, Amalfi coast and lots more.



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4 Days of Relax, fun and breathtaking scenery. Sorrento, Pompeii, Capri, Positano, Amalfi coast, Amalfi & Naples

FROM € 399 Lean more


7 Days to discover the South of Italy including Rome, Pompeii, Sorrento, Capri island, Amalfi, Positano...

FROM € 600 Lean more


Spend 2 days in Florence and wonder around the cobbled stone streets of this Renaissance city then escape to a dreamy Tuscany for 2 more days...

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Visit the best of Italy with our 13 day tour " Mamma mia" departing from Rome.

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Step away from the beaten roads and Spend a week travelling around the “heel” of Italy’s boot, a land filled with Caribbean beaches, delicious food, centuries old villages and a charme like no other. From Bari’s old port, to Lecce’s baroque architecture, to Alberobello white-washed trulli houses, to Gallipoli’s party scene, Apulia will steal your heart.   ITINERARY Monday DAY 1 Arrival to Bari DAY 2: Alberobello - Monopoli -Polignano a Mare DAY 3:  Ostuni - Torre Guaceto - Lecce DAY 4: Faraglioni di Sant’Andrea - Torre dell’Orso - Otranto DAY 5: Lecce - Gallipoli DAY 6: Gallipoli Sunday DAY 7: Matera - Bari WHAT’S INCLUDED: 6 nights in accommodation Sunset orientation walk of Bari Old Town Welcome dinner with traditional products of the region Visit the traditional village of Alberobello with its trulli Photo stop at the romantic Polignano a Mare Visit of the white city of Ostuni with swim stop at a marine reserve  Orientation walk at Lecce and free time to explore Full day to explore the coast with swim stops in caribbean beaches Evening visit at the coastal town of Otranto Optional lunch in a traditional Masseria in the hinterland of typical local dishes Afternoon swim in Punta Suino A full free day in Gallipoli to explore at your own pace A fun night out in the best nightlife of Gallipoli Orientation walk of the Unesco heritage site of Matera  Local and passionate local driving tour leader  Private A/C transport for every destination of the itinerary Free time to relax at the best beaches of the Adriatic and Ionian coasts  Scenic drive along Puglia's Coast Best road trip playlist to enjoy the ride Info and local facts of each destination  Small group tour DETAILS: DEPARTURES: From May to November every Monday DURATION: 7 days ACCOMMODATION TYPE: 6 nights in our favourite budget accommodations;  2 nights in Bari - 2 nights in Lecce - 2 nights in Gallipoli ROOM TYPE: Private or Share double/twin room TOUR TYPE: Small group tour. Ideal for solo and independent travellers to meet other like minded travellers to share the experience with. Good mix of organised activities with our team to meet new travellers and free time to explore on your own. TRANSPORT: Car or minivan GROUP SIZE: min. 4 - max 8  

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RIMINI & SAN MARINO - Beach & Party tour

Tired of Italian museums, monuments and churches? It's time to meet the Italian Ibiza!  Enjoy a 5 day tour to relax on the sandy beach of Rimini, discover how Italians party at night in the most exclusive clubs and bars of the coast and explore San Marino, the smallest country in Europe.   ITINERARY Thursday Day 1: Check-in – Welcome party with ALL YOU CAN EAT pasta with drinks Day 2: Day at the beach – Pub Crawl at night Day 3: Beach day – free night (join our guide for fun night out options) Day 4: Day tour to San Marino (The world’s oldest republic ) – Rimini city center – Last night out Monday Day 5: Check out   WHAT'S INCLUDED:  4 night accommodation in the best hostel in Rimini 4x Breakfasts Pasta dinner ALL YOU CAN EAT  + 3 drinks Pub & Disco Crawl with 3 shots included - club entrance + 1 drink -  pub crawl t-shirt  -  return to the accommodation. Round transportation from Rimini to San Marino Your fantastic IOBT crew  DETAILS  DEPARTURES: Thursdays from May till the end September DURATION: 5 days  ACCOMMODATION TYPE: Top rated hostel in Rimini  TOUR TYPE: Perfect tour for independent travellers looking to meet new friends, spend a few days at the beach with no worries and have fun in the Italian destinations mainly known for the nightlife. DID YOU KNOW THAT... You can combine the Rimini & San Marino tour with the Best of Rome starting on Monday, the Let's go South or many others... just check with our team. Book 2 or more of the Italy on a Budget tours in the same booking and save money.  It's possible to add extra nights prior the trip and after. Simply add them to your booking before checking out.    


SAIL. DISCOVER. ITALIAN SWEET LIFE. RELAX Spend the best week of your life on board of a private sail boat amongst the most exclusive shore of the Sicilian coast. Secluded swim spots, crystal clear Mediterranea sea, Sicilian hot spots and lots more. ITINERARY: DAY 1: Palermo - Mondello Beach  DAY 2: Mondello - Castellammare DAY 3: Scopello & Egadi Islands ( Isle of Levanzo ) DAY 4: Egadi Islands; Isle of Marettimo DAY 5: Egadi Islands; Isle of Favignana DAY 6: San Vito lo Capo DAY 7: San Vito lo Capo - Terrasini - Back to Palermo WHAT'S INCLUDED: 6 day twin based accommodation onboard your own Sail Boat Breakfast & lunch made fresh every day Welcome aperitivo BYO: bring your own drinks and snacks Tea, coffee and drinking water Music system and regular swim stops You Professional Skipper Your local ‘Guest Experience Leader’ Towels, bed linen end of week cleaning fees


7 Days to discover and explore the most famous towns of Sicily; Palermo, Catania, Taormina and lots more...

FROM € 750 Lean more



Visit the most famous Italian cities in 7 days: Rome, Florence, Pisa, Cinque Terre, Venice with a local guide

FROM € 649 Lean more


9 Days to discover the best of Northern Italy. Visit the most famous Italian cities Florence, Pisa, Venice, Cinque Terre....

FROM € 769 Lean more


Take a break to discover the best of Tuscany in 4 days. Spend a few days in Florence, visit the stunning Tuscany...

FROM € 249 Lean more


Take a 10 day tour to visit 5 of the biggest Italian cities; Rome, Florence, Venice, Milan and Turin....

FROM € 750 Lean more


Enjoy a 13 day tour starting with the historic Rome and continuing your days falling in love with Venice, Verona, Milan, Lake Como, Turin and the beautiful Florence.

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Take a city break to Milan to explore the Italian's fashion capital & discover the best - know Italian Lake Como...

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Take a break from the daily busy rutine and come to Florence for a few days, one of the most beautiful Italian cities. Visit Florence and its museums in complete freedom and the next day come with our team to Tuscany to explore the countryside, the nearby villages and taste some wine.    ITINERARY: DAY 1: Arrival in Florence - free day DAY 2: Day trip to the Chianti region  DAY 3: Check out   What's included: 2 night accommodation in a centrally located hostel or budget hotel Full day tour to the Chianti region including private transport, your Italy on a Budget tour leader, wine tasting in a local winery and visit to a Medieval town Welcome pack with city map and local info Experienced Italy on a Budget crew Optional add-on activities DETAILS: DEPARTURES: Every TUESDAY, THURSDAY and SUNDAY DURATION: 3 days  ACCOMMODATION TYPE: You can choose to stay in top rated HOSTELS/GUEST HOUSES or , depending on your budget, upgrade to 2 STAR HOTELS/B&B ROOM TYPE: Multi-share room  - Private double/twin room - Single room TOUR TYPE: This package is designed as a do-it-yourself, independent exploration package. You will be free to explore the city independently and the second day you will join a preorganised Italy on a Budget tour.   DID YOU KNOW THAT... ADD NIGHTS: If you feel that you haven't seen enough in 3 days, add an extra night in Florence to your booking. Pick also one of the other activities we organise in Florence; you could either take a day trip to Cinque Terre and Pisa or get your hands dirty with a cooking course. Tuscany is a beautiful region and there is always something great to do so that you never get bored. TRAVEL INFO: Our team will send you a confirmation email with the full program and details about the accommodation in Florence booked for you TRAVEL MORE: Continue exploring Italy and save money., Combine the Florence city break with: > AMALFI COAST TOUR  departing from Rome from Thurs till Sun > LET'S GO SOUTH from Monday till Sunday > MILAN & LAKE COMO > BEST OF ROME from Monday till Thursday For more cool savings visit our save money page  

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Vacation in some of the most famous Italian cities in 8 days Venice, Rome, Vatican City, Florence, Pisa, Cinque Terre and the Chianti Region with a passionate team of locals. Explore these cities on off-the-tourist-track routes for an amazing, fun and authentic experience! ITINERARY Day 1 Saturday: Arrival to Venice - Orientation tour of the city Day 2: Free day in Venice at your leisure Day 3: Rome - Orientation tour and dinner Day 4: Rome - Old city centre and Vatican City Day 5: Rome - Florence Day 6: Day tour to Pisa and Cinque Terre Day 7: Day tour to Tuscany & Chianti Region with wine tasting Day 8 Saturday: A Florentine Farewell   WHAT'S INCLUDED: 7 nights in our favourite budget accommodations across Italy Authentic dinner in Rome Welcome drink and " aperitivo" buffet in Florence. Full time expertise and service of our awesome Italy on a Budget tour guides Train tickets to Rome and Florence on fast speed trains Orientation walks in Florence, Rome and Venice led by the Italy on a Budget tours tour leaders Maps, info and tips about all places  Wine and olive oil tasting in 2 wineries in Tuscany Small groups max 15 people DETAILS DEPARTURES: All year round. The tour starts on Saturday and end on a Saturday in Florence at 10:00 am  ACCOMMODATION TYPE: 2N in Venice ( hostel or camping village in Mestre) - 2N in Rome in a 6/8 bed shared dorm ( hostel ) - 3N in Florence in a 6/8 bed shared dorm ( hostel ).  Private accommodation is available too.  TOUR TYPE: Good mix of organised activities with our team to meet new travellers and free time to explore on your own. This is a perfect tour for those who are visiting Italy for the first time and don't have a fortune to spend but still want to see as much as possible in a week with a local team. TRANSPORT: we travel between the main destinations on fast speed train. Tickets are included TOUR LEADERS: You might have different guides during the week and not the same one for the entire time as we always opt for guides which are local GROUP SIZE: min. 2 - max 15 GOOD TO KNOW...   PAYMENT OPTIONS: Pay a € 100 deposit only at the time of the booking and the remaining balance in full 45 days prior the tour. See Terms & Conditions for more details  - Add a Trip cancellation insurance to your booking to have the freedom to cancel your trip for literally anyreason from 8h up to 14 days prior the trip and be reimbursed for a 75% of the non-refundable trip costs. If you are arriving a day earlier in Venice, you can select the extra night before finalising the trip. If you wish to extend your stay in Florence, make sure you select the extra nights. TRAIN BACK If you are returning to Rome or Venice after the tour is finished, we can help you organise the train or bus ticket  

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See the best of Rome in 4 full days Walk in ancient streets of the city, throw a coin into the Trevi Fountain, be a vip for a day at the Spanish steps, step back in time at the Colosseum and of course visit the Vatican City.   ITINERARY: DAY 1 - Monday: Welcome to Rome - Orientation city walk with welcome dinner DAY 2 : Orientation walk of the old city centre including the Vatican museums DAY 3: Full free day in Rome at your own leisure DAY 4: Bye Bye Rome   WHAT'S INCLUDED: 3 nights accommodation in Rome Full time expertise and service of our IOAB tour leaders Maps and info pack at arrival Night walking tour of the city including dinner in a local restaurant Orientation walk of the old city centre - Spanish Steps, piazza Navona, Trevi fountain, Pantheon Guided walking tour of the Vatican museums & Sistine chapel Entry tickets to the Vatican museums with a licensed tour guide   DETAILS DEPARTURES: Every MONDAY all year. Departure guaranteed with a min. of 2 participants DURATION: 4 days  ACCOMMODATION TYPE: Top rated hotels.  Depending on your budget, upgrade to HOTELS ROOM TYPE: Multi-share room - Private double/twin room - Single room TOUR TYPE: Good mix of free time and organised activities with our team. Perfect tour for independent travellers looking to meet new friends but also spending time to enjoy the city in complete freedom.    NOTE We recommend you to arrive to Rome in the early afternoon as the tour will officially start at 5:00pm  The detailed itinerary including the info about the accommodation will be sent by email DID YOU KNOW THAT... Travel and see more of Italy with our Linking up options. Combine the 4D/3N BEST OF ROME with: > 4D/3N BEST OF TUSCANY starting on Friday till Sunday in Florence > 4D AMALFI COAST TOUR starting on Thursday from Rome Yes it is possible! If you feel you haven't seen enough of Rome and you wish to add an extra night prior the tour or after, simply add it to your booking. WHAT CAN I DO ON MY FREE DAY IN ROME: Our team recommend these activities: > 2h walking tour of the Colosseum & Roman forum in the morning > A full day in Tuscany  > A day trip to Naples & Pompeii > Rome sightseeing bus      

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