Italy City Breaks - Cheap breaks to Rome, Florence & Venice - 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.


Take a city break to Milan to explore the Italian's fashion capital & discover the best-know Italian Lake Como. Wander in the busy streets of Milan with its chic high-end shops and buildings for you to admire and on day 2 discover Como and Lake Como in Italy's beautiful Lake District with a scenic cruise to admire the beautiful lakeside villas and gardens. ITINERARY Saturday DAY 1: Welcome to Milan. Orientation city walk. Enjoy the Italian happy hour  Sunday   DAY 2: Day tour to Como, Lake Como, Bellagio and Varenna Monday  DAY 3: Check out and free day    WHAT'S INCLUDED 2 nights in our favourite budget accommodation in Milan  Full time expertise and service of your IOAB tour guide Orientation walks of Milan, Como & Lake Como Happy hour in Milan Round trip transportation by train from Milan to Como Boat tour on the Lake Como Free time in Bellaggio and Varenna Info and tips about all places DETAILS DEPARTURES: All year round. The tour starts on a Saturday at 3:00 pm and end on a Monday in Milan at 10:00 am  PRICE: from € 195 in shared 6/8 bed room - from € 250 in private double/twin  room ACCOMMODATION TYPE: 2 nights in Milan ( Hostel ) ROOM TYPE: Multi share room and private Double/Twin room GROUP SIZE: Guaranteed departure with a min. 4 people - max 10 NOTE:  1. All final details will be sent by email  2. You can arrive to Milan whenever it is best for you. Check in time is from 2:00pm but if you arrive earlier feel free to store your bags in the accommodation. Tour will officially start at 3:00pm 3. There's a lot to walk so be prepared with nice comfy shoes.  DID YOU KNOW THAT... Combine this tour with our > LET'S GO SOUTH from Monday to Sunday > MAMMA MIA from Monday    > LEONARDO DA VINCI'S "THE LAST SUPPER":Unfortunately it is closed on Monday but if you arrive in Milan in the morning, it is worth a visit. Remember to book the ticket at least 3 weeks in advance by clicking here > REACH MILAN BY PLANE: Milan has 2 airports; Malpensa and Linate. Both airports are very well connected to the city centre by local bus  

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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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Take a break to discover the best of Tuscany in 4 days. Spend a few days in Florence, visit the stunning Tuscany countryside, drink the famous Chianti wine, discover the Cinque Terre and take funny photos with the leaning tower of Pisa. ITINERARY: DAY 1 : Welcome to Florence - Orientation city walk with welcome drink & food DAY 2: Day trip to Pisa & the Best of Cinque Terre DAY 3: Full day in Tuscany with San Gimignano & wine tasting in 2 wineries. DAY 4: Full free day in Florence    WHAT'S INCLUDED: 3 night accommodation in Florence Night walking tour of the city including a welcome drink ( aperitivo ) Day tour by mimivan/coach to San Gimignano and the Chianti region 2 wineries, up to 9 wine tastings, extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar Full day trip to Pisa and the Cinque Terre by train Italy on a Budget tour leaders Transport required for the day trips Assistance pre departure Full time office support during your stay   Reccommendations on local stores and restaurants where to try traditional food and products Free customized IOBT Florence city map DETAILS DEPARTURES: Every MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, SUNDAY all year DURATION: 4 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: 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. Your tour leader and the composition of your group may change in certain days as the groups are small and we want to make sure you can meet as many new fellow travellers as possible. PRICE: from € 289 in shared accommodation Check out all the photos of the trip from previous travellers on our FACEBOOK PAGE or INSTAGRAM   ADD NIGHTS: It's possible to add extra nights prior the trip and after. Simply add them to your booking before checking out. FREE TIME: Spend your free time to explore the sights in complete freedom or choose to book our optional activities to add value to your experience. Check out the day tours in Florence page for some ideas WANT TO SEE MORE: If you are travelling North, our team recommends booking the Let's go North instead of the Best of Tuscany - The first day we leave the travellers free to arrive to Florence whenever it is best for them, however we recommend you to arrive in the morning to spend a full day completely free to visit the museums and monuments in full relax before you meet with our team for the city orientation tour.  - The detailed itinerary including the info about the accommodation will be sent by email. - The itinerary of day 2 and 3 could be inverted in the order   TRAVE MORE: Continue exploring Italy and save money when combining the BEST OF TUSCANY summer with : > AMALFI COAST TOUR  departing from Rome from Thurs till Sun > LET'S GO SOUTH from Monday till Sunday > MILAN & LAKE COMO from Saturday till Monday  For more cool savings visit our save money page    

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City Breaks

There is no tour leader to follow 24h or a group to be with all the time. You will travel independently on a fixed itineary we have created for you with pre- booked activities included in your trip with our local guides for you to meet with other travellers, organised transport and accommodation booked in our partner hostels. Plus our Italy on a Budget tours members will provide a 24h assistance also with maps and local info. This means that we do not require a minimum number in order to confirm the trip.  At the end you will also have free time to do your own things or go out with the new friends made during our activities . You only have to select your favourite departure date and we will take care of the rest!


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 co...
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A short stay in Rome in which you will get to know the top attractions of Rome, the eternal city. We will arrange your accomodation and tours so you will not miss out on anything. Once you book ...
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