8 Best Tours In Italy Based On Reviews - Updated 2024

Diana
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Hankering for a visit to Italy? Or looking for a romantic getaway in an exotic place for your honeymoon? Fret not. Check out some of the reviews here for the best tours in Italy. Before going on that long-awaited tour, check out the average temperature for when you plan to visit and prepare with suitable clothing for a mesmerising and pleasant trip.

1. Discover the Vatican City in Rome, Italy (from USD 116.0)

The backdrop of the above picture is St. Peter’s Square, Vatican City, in Rome, Italy. For your information, Vatican City is a separate sovereign state within Rome, which is run by the Pope who is the supreme leader. Catholics revere this significant place as it is the dwelling place of the Pope, who is the head of the Catholic religion.

With this tour, you can get a guided tour of Vatican City with an explanation of the place and its spiritual significance by a local tour guide. A caveat though: watch out for pickpockets in this area.

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Rome Small-Group Vatican and St. Peter's Basilica Tour

Duration: 3 hours

33052 reviews

2. Experience a helicopter or balloon tour (from 353.58 USD)


If you love high altitudes, then go for a helicopter or balloon tour in Rome. Get a scenic view of the city of Rome via a chopper or a hot-air balloon as it rises up slowly into the sky. Get an adrenaline rush with this awesome experience like no other.

Helicopter and balloon tour

Price: from 353.58 USD

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3. Rome food tour around Prati district (from USD 92.0)

Taste the local food in Rome on this food tour around the Prati district. A delicious serving of pasta with a glass of red wine should do the trick. Calm your nerves from a hectic busy schedule of sightseeing and relax with a gourmet dining experience to rejuvenate your senses. On this tour, you’ll be able to sample up to 20 different local delicacies, while touring around the district over the course of a four hour period. The tour is limited to a small group so you’ll get to have an intimate dining experience, like a local!

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Rome Food Tour: Unlimited Tastings with Fine Wine & Barolo

Duration: 4 hours

2055 reviews

4. Small group food tour in Rome with espresso, gelato and tiramisu (from USD 64.0)

Need a caffeine boost to liven up your spirit? If so, check out this artisan espresso, gelato and tiramisu tasting tour, in Rome. If you love your cake and coffee, this might be the ideal tour for you. Indulge in some of Rome’s most popular culinary treats on this small-group espresso and gelato walking tour of the Eternal City, Rome.

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Rome Espresso, Gelato and Tiramisu Tasting Afternoon Tour

Duration: 2 hours

83 reviews

5. Colosseum and ancient Rome afternoon walking tour (from USD 94.0)

The Colosseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, is an oval amphitheater in the center of the city of Rome, Italy. It is built of concrete and sand and is touted to be the largest amphitheater ever built. There are some ancient ruins right smack in the center of the megastructure, which is suitable for history and ancient ruins lovers.

This tour offers you skip the line access to the famous landmark, followed by a guide-led tour of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. After this, you’ll head to check out the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps and much more.

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Colosseum Skip-the-Line and Ancient Rome Walking Tour

Duration: 8 hours

1632 reviews

6. Best of Florence walking tour (from USD 130.0)

See the famous marble statue of David by the famous artist Michelangelo on this Florence walking tour, that will not only feature this highlight but many of the city’s architectural wonders found along the granite stone roads. This walking tour is exciting, so come prepared with your walking shoes or sneakers to go that extra mile. There is also a stop at a souvenir shop, for you to cool down and do some shopping!

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Accademia Gallery, Uffizi Gallery, Florence Duomo Walking Tour

Duration: 5 hours

1901 reviews

7. Pompeii and Amalfi Coast semi-private day trip from Rome (from USD 349.0)

Pompeii is a vast archaeological site in southern Italy. Discover one of Italy’s most beautiful stretches of coastline on this Amalfi Coast day trip from Rome. Visit the scenic towns of Amalfi, and explore the volcanic ruins of ancient Pompeii, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For your information, Pompeii was an ancient Roman town-city near modern Naples, Italy. It was buried under 4 to 6 meters (13 to 20 feet) of volcanic ash and pumice in the Mount Vesuvius eruption, centuries ago.

Now, tourists flock to this place to experience the picturesque scenery and the best way to do so is through this semi-private day trip from Rome. You’ll also get a chance to see the amazingly beautiful town of Positano on the Amalfi Coast. This is a semi-private, small group tour with a max of only seven or eight people.

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Pompeii, Positano, Amalfi Coast Semi-Private Tour with Lunch

Duration: 12 hours

1876 reviews

8. Ponza Island day trip from rome including boat tour (from USD 149.66)

ponza island day trip from rome including boat tour

For those who love the sea, sun and sand, this Ponza Island day trip from Rome with boat excursion could be just what you are looking for. You’ll get to experience the undulating feel of the waves as your boat cruises through the waves. Feel the breeze against your skin and don’t forget to bring sunblock!

This day trip from Rome to Ponza Island is sure to be a splendid trip for you to remember. Enjoy swimming and snorkeling in the clear blue sea as you discover the island on a five-hour boat excursion, with lunch served on board.

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From Rome: Ponza Island Day Trip with Boat Excursion

Duration: 13.0 hour

165 reviews

Visit Italy for a taste of Europe

A trip to Europe is incomplete without visiting Italy. With its world-renowned cities, Italy offers spiritual tours to the Vatican City, where the Pope lives or food tours where you can eat like the locals do. There are a variety of tours that one can take and something to experience for all ages. Choose your favorite tour from this list or, better yet, schedule a few to sample the best of the country!

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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