Plan an Italian Escape

Discover All the Ways to Explore Italy with
the Xanterra Travel Collection.

Savor traditional Neapolitan dishes at a family-run trattoria, linger in the sidewalk cafes of terraced Ravello or romantic Capri, and delight in the scent of lemon groves, rosemary, and jasmine along the way. There’s a good reason why Italy makes the list of the five most visited countries in the world.

Windstar Cruises

Let Windstar’s Italian cruises whisk you away to charming villages, pristine beaches and legendary cities with unique itineraries that let you discover Italy as it was meant to be seen. From the picturesque pastel towns that line the Amalfi Coast to enchanting islands such as Sicily and Elba, you’ll explore breathtaking sights in charismatic small ports and beautiful hidden harbors without missing the remarkable history of larger cities such as Rome or Venice. Discover a more intimate Italy by day and unwind back onboard with the pampered, personalized touch of Windstar Cruises.


Cruise Italy with Windstar Cruises

VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations

Renaissance masterpieces, Roman ruins, world-renowned cuisine, and diverse landscapes from the soaring Dolomites to the glittering coast of Sicily—it’s impossible to sum up the attractions that make Italy such an iconic travel destination. Since 1971, Vermont-based VBT has been devoted to providing extraordinary experiences for active travelers in destinations around the world, with stays in places such as castles and quaint farmhouses.


Bike Italy with VBT

Country Walkers

One of the most romantic destinations in the world, Italy is synonymous with hearty, farm-grown cuisine, delicious wine and a remarkably rich history that changed the course of the world. It is also home to some of the most stunning landscapes on earth, making for one of the most fulfilling travel experiences in Europe. At Vermont-based Country Walkers, every trail tells a story. For 40 years the company has been leading off-the-beaten-path adventures on foot with expert local guides, providing guests immersive cultural moments complemented by stays in unique boutique accommodations. The tours are offered at various activity levels – the core belief being that walking is a great way to experience the world.


Walk the Trails of Italy with Country Walkers

Holiday Vacations

Discover Tuscany’s charming countryside, Florence’s art treasures, Venice’s grand waterways, and Rome’s ancient sites with Holiday Vacations. Since 1973, thousands of people have experienced carefully planned, value-priced itineraries with Wisconsin-based Holiday Vacations. What started as a small company providing motorcoach tours to Midwest travelers has grown into a nationwide provider of guided vacations to more than 65 destinations worldwide.


Embark on an Italian Aventure with Holiday Vacations

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