Simply Italy

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Simply Italy - Contiki
Simply Italy - Contiki
EllenForster "Simply Italy was the first Contiki tour I had taken and it is honestly the best thing I have ever done for myself!! I always wanted to travel around Italy and this was the perfect way to do it, the tour itinerary was my dream tour and having a tour guide who knew Italy. Martina really showed us true Italia and all the best places to go. She always made sure we had fun! Cannot thank Martina and Con..."
42 reviews


  • Visit Capri and opt to see the famous Blue Grotto
  • Step back in time when you see the unique Pompeii
  • Cruise the Venetian canals and see the Duomo Cathedral
  • Capture the beauty of Cinque Terre on camera
  • Stop at the world-renowned Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Indulge in gelato, local food and delicious Italian wine
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Max Group Size
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Coach / Bus
Start and end in Rome! With the in-depth cultural tour Simply Italy, you have a 12 day tour package taking you through Rome, Italy and 10 other destinations in Italy. Simply Italy includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • SE
    Written on January 2, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    Fantastic tour with exposure of everything Italy, from history, culture, architecture, and food. The tour was very well planned, so there is something to look forward to everyday. Thumbs up to our tour manager, Hazel, for making this trip more interesting... Read more

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  • DW
    Written on January 2, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Hazel was our tour guide and she was absolutely amazing. Extremely helpful and there wasn't a second you would see her without a smile on her face. Definitely was a huge part of making the trip what it was. in addition the amount of things covered in the... Read more

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  • RT
    Written on December 31, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    It was a fantastic trip! Packed a lot of the country in a short period of time.

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  • AW
    Written on October 13, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Hazel is amazing, a credit to Contiki

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  • Simply Italy reviewer 5
    Written on October 7, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Had a great time, i definitely recommend this trip

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  • A
    Written on September 27, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Jacqui was amazing. Her knowledge of history and the area we travelled was amazing - couldn’t of had a better tour guide

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  • A
    Written on August 4, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    loved every single moment of our simply italy tour with martina!! an action packed trip full of amazing experiences- helped along with her extensive knowledge of everywhere we went & amazing recommendations for food and activities!!

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  • E
    Written on July 2, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Simply Italy was the first Contiki tour I had taken and it is honestly the best thing I have ever done for myself!! I always wanted to travel around Italy and this was the perfect way to do it, the tour itinerary was my dream tour and having a tour guide... Read more

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  • EM
    Written on April 3, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Accommodation was great and meals

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  • A
    Written on March 22, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Our tour manager and how she made us enjoy the trip in every city

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Rome
  2. Day 2: Rome to Sorrento
  3. Day 3: Capri Excursion
  4. Day 4: Sorrento to Florence via Pompei
  5. Day 5: Florence
  6. Day 6: Florence to Venice via Verona
  7. Day 7: Venice
  8. Day 8: Venice to Milan via Lake Garda
  9. Day 9: Milan to Italian Riviera
  10. Day 10: Italian Riviera to Rome via Pisa and Chianti Region
  11. Day 11: Rome
  12. Day 12: Depart Rome

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

  • Optional Extras

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  • Flights


  • Western Europe Travel Guide
  • In-Depth Explorer
  • Simply Italy
Western Europe Travel Guide

Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Airport transfers are available for this tour at an additional cost, please contact our customer support team to arrange this.

    • Is there a hotel list available?

      All accommodations are subject to change until 4-6 weeks before the departure date, however, below is a list of hotels that Contiki typically stay at so you can have an idea of the types of places you will be staying at on the tour:

      Polo Hotel, Rome
      Hotel La Pergola Santagnello Di Sorrento
      Holiday Inn Marghera Hotel, Venice
      Milano Sesto Hotel, Milan
      Firenze E Continentale

    • When and where does the tour end?

      This tour concludes after breakfast at Polo Hotel Roma (subject to change, where it's time to say “arrivederci” to your new friends and continue with your own exciting travel plans.

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    Guides who have led this tour

    • Martina Musso
      "I am an Australian-born, second generation Italian and I've had a foot in each country and a heart divided..."
    • Toby
      "Despite being a man with a beard I consider myself still a 5yr old boy, exploring the world full of curiosities..."
    • Jacqui Schuetz
      "An Aussie and Deutsch cross Contiki Tour guide, with a slight resemblance to the youngest Hanson brother...."
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    • Randall4th October 2018
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    Start and end in Rome.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Contiki to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 2 March 2019 the full payment of $1,946 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 45 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1946 for Simply Italy, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
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    The following cards are accepted for Contiki tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express


    Covering a total distance of approx 1,631 km.
    • Rome (Italy)
    • 189 km
    • Naples (Italy)
    • 23 km
    • Pompei (Italy)
    • 17 km
    • Sorrento (Italy)
    • 15 km
    • Capri (Italy)
    • 15 km
    • Sorrento (Italy)
    • 434 km
    • Florence (Italy)
    • 203 km
    • Venice (Italy)
    • 133 km
    • Sirmione (Italy)
    • 111 km
    • Milan (Italy)
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