Archaeology & History Tours & Cruises



Great Italian Cities with Trafalgar

Michaelangelo's David, Florence.

Michaelangelo’s David.

Take a ten day winter break to explore some of Italy’s more enchanting cities, with bases in Rome, Florence and Venice. A varied programme ranges from the Vatican Museums and a walk up the spiral staircase in that part of the museum not freely accessible, to watching Venetian glassblowers using techniques handed down through many generations. This tour is the perfect introduction to the major periods of Italian history, from iconic Roman archaeological sites, Byzantine mosaics in early churches and Renaissance frescoes.

Seven of Italy’s greatest cities in ten days, including Venice, Florence & Rome

  • October 2017 to March 2018
  • 10 days from €1876
  • Small group sightseeing with local experts
  • Time to explore at leisure
  • Winter Rome Explorer with Trafalgar

    The Flavian amphitheatre, or Colosseum, in Rome.

    The Colosseum.

    This is that eight day tour that allows you to explore the many facets of the ‘Eternal City.’ Guided walking tours with local specialists will introduce you to the archaeology and art, culture and cuisine of this captivating city and surrounding region. The relaxed itinerary enables you to see parts of Rome for yourself, and even the option to take a day trip to Pompeii. On your last night you will get to experience a traditional Italian dinner with a local family at their iconic Rome address.

    Eight days in Rome exploring Roman ruins and learning how to cook pasta

  • Few spaces left!
  • 8 days from €1705 pp
  • Expert guides for sites and museums
  • Optional day trip to Pompeii

    Best of Italy: 5-Day Escorted Tour from Rome with Gray Line I love Rome

    The dome of Florence Cathedral.

    Florence Cathedral.

    Over five days, four nights, this tour allows you to experience nine of Italy’s most enchanting cities, the art and culture and of course their cuisine. The tour begins in Rome and takes in Assisi, Siena, Florence, Pisa, Bologna, Padova, Venice and Montepulciano. Many sights well known sights are on the itinerary, including a stop at the Basilica of St. Francis to see paintings by Giotto. When in Florence there is the option for an afternoon trip to Pisa and the leaning tower.

    With an expert guide, explore nine of the best Italian cities in five days

  • Travel in a deluxe coach
  • 4* hotels
  • Guided tours, with leisure time
  • Cancel at least 1 day in advance for a full refund