Enjoy the culture and culinary delights of Italy with our small group tours.

Think Italy and you'll no doubt think of pizza, pasta and maybe a delicious scoop of Gelato. Or you might first think of Rome's Colosseum, Pisa's leaning tower and the romantic canals of Venice. Either way you would have pictured what makes Italy such a long-standing favourite among travellers - the irresistible allure of great food and great culture. Experience this and more in 2019 with our expertly crafted itineraries, travelling in small groups and spending the night in 3-4 star hotels.

Upcoming Italy Trips 2019

Trip NameStartsDepartingFrom GBPDealMap
Renaissance & Riviera - 12 days Rome , Italy 16 Sep 2019 £2,796 was £3,495 20% off Renaissance & Riviera - 12 days Map
Italian Expresso - 8 days Rome, Italy 08 Jul 2019 £1,895 Italian Expresso - 8 days Map
Venice to Split - 4 Days Venice, Italy 10 Jul 2019 £645 Venice to Split - 4 Days Map
Gondolas, Lakes & Split - 9 Days Venice, Italy 13 Sep 2019 £2,245 Gondolas, Lakes & Split - 9 Days Map

Italy Group Tours

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Italian Expresso - 8 days Map

Italian Expresso

8 days | FROM £1,645

From the wonders of ancient Rome to the beautiful Venetian canals,...

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Renaissance & Riviera

12 days | FROM £2,945

Marvel at the mighty Colosseum and the Leaning Tower of Pisa, travel...

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Rialto Bridge | Venice | ItalyVenice to Split - 4 Days Map

Venice to Split

4 Days | FROM £645

From Venice discover the coastal town of Opatija and the glorious...

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Rovinj Town | CroatiaGondolas, Lakes & Split - 9 Days Map

Gondolas, Lakes & Split

9 Days | FROM £1,995

From the Alps to the Adriatic Sea, discover the natural beauty of this...

On our Italy group tours enjoy wine tasting and delicious cuisine, stay in centrally located, boutique hotels, and take in Italy's highlights and hidden gems. Escorted by an English-speaking, Italian tour leader, with expert local guides at each port of call, discover the best of Italy, its rich history, culture and beautiful landscapes, with On The Go Tours.

Italy Day Tours and Excursions

Discover the best of what Italy's most famous cities have to offer with our range of day tours and excursions that cover everything from world-class museums to ancient Roman ruins and trips to the stunning countryside for food and wine.

Skip the Line: Small-Group Milan Walking Tour

3 hours
FROM £75.09

Enjoy the best of Milan with an expert local guide and skip-the-line entrance to Leonardo da...

Florence Super Saver Walking Tour

6 hours
FROM £85.11

Enjoy skip-the-line entry to the prestigious Accademia and Uffizi galleries on this small-group with...

Venice in One Day Including Boat Tour

3 hours
FROM £67.08

Discover the highlights of Venice with skip-the-line entry to St Mark's Basilica, a walking tour of...

Venice Grand Canal Gondola Ride and Guided Walking Tour

129 to 147 minutes
FROM £45.06

Experience the city of Venice on foot and by boat with this combined walking tour of the main...

Rome Combo: Vatican Museums & Colosseum Tour

1 day
FROM £118.14

Enjoy the best of Rome with this full-day walking tour of the Vatican Museums, including the Sistine...

Venice Small-Group Sunset Cruise by Traditional Venetian Boat

2 hours
FROM £79.09

Experience the city of Venice at sunset with a 2-hour boat cruise and enjoy a half bottle of...

Rome Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

2 days
FROM £23.02

Familiarise yourself with the great city of Rome on the popular hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus with...

Milan Duomo Cathedral Rooftop Tour

1 hour
FROM £32.04

Head to the top of Milan's Duomo to explore the interior of the stunning cathedral and enjoy the...

Florence and Tuscan Hills Vespa Tour with Italian Cuisine Meal

4 hours
FROM £85.11

Explore the backstreets of Florence and the vineyard-studded landscapes of Tuscany on the back of a...

Venice Super Saver With Grand Canal Cruise

5 hours
FROM £114.14

Combine a walking tour of Venice, skip-the-line entry to Doge's Palace & St Mark's Basilica, and a...

Florence Cooking Class: Gelato and Pizza

3 hours
FROM £59.07

Learn how to cook the much-loved Italian dishes of pizza and gelato with a professional chef and...

The Duomo Complex and Its Hidden Terraces

1 to 2 hours
FROM £59.07

Take a guided tour of Florence's most iconic landmark, the breathtaking Duomo, and admire city...

Milan Segway Tour

3 hours
FROM £50.06

Explore the city of Milan on a three-hour guided Segway tour and discover famous landmarks including...

Milan Gourmet Italian Food Tour

3 hours
FROM £80.09

Take to the streets of Milan on this guided walking tour, learning about Italy's culinary traditions...

Pompeii and Vesuvius Day Trip From Rome

13 hours
FROM £119.14

Visit one of Italy's most impressive archaeological sites on this full-day tour of UNESCO-listed...

Small-Group Rome Food Walking Tour

3 hours 30 minutes
FROM £79.09

Enjoy some of Rome's most delicious food offerings on this small-group tour of the city's most...

Italy tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on 5 recent reviews — See All Italy Reviews

We loved the fact that we were able to cover so much ground in so little time! Having an overall tour guide for the tour (who stayed with us always) and then a specialist tour guide in each city was a wonderful way to get all the details, feel informed, feel safe, and keep our energy and engagement high.

Paola was wonderful as our constant companion guide, and kept everything on track each day while filling us in with great details. Fiona was spectacular in Venice. Francesca was fabulous in Verona. Anna Maria was a dream in Milan. The Creativvando group in Genoa was lovely. Our bus driver, Gianmarco, kept us safe, managed difficult luggage, and drove comfortably.

The hotels were all delightful, especially the one in Montecatini! We would definitely return to any one of them. Some people expressed disappointment in the B&B hotel in Como, but that was likely because it was farther out from the main parts of Como, but we personally liked the setup and modernity of the B&B.

Thanks to the tour's great coverage of the Veneto, Lombardy, Perugia, and Tuscany regions, I now know great places to return to and take more in-depth time to explore. Thanks "On the Go" tours for all the arrangements and detailed planning that go into making this kind of trip so seamless and successful! We recognise it's a lot of hard work and know it takes a lot of people behind the scenes (like our great tour contact, Sam Webster Bell) to coordinate such an experience!

We knew we would be active, but "On the Go" truly takes you on-the-go. I clocked between 5 and 8 miles of walking every day. Thanks to this kind of leisurecize (leisure + exercise) I actually lost 5 pounds--even while eating the wonderful regional food! It was a nice plus to come home and fit in the skinny jeans!

We also made wonderful connections with interesting people from other countries who were touring alongside us. How fun to spend time with diverse people who are ready to explore the sites in foreign cities! We are eager to plan our next trip.

The opening meal at Giardino and the closing meal (at a place whose name I can't recall) in Lucca were great ways to start and finish our marvellous trip! ”  

Christopher Olpin • Submitted 28 Sep 2018

Wonderful time. Susanna was informative and knew her stuff. The trip was great. ”  

Annamaria Valenti • Submitted 13 Aug 2018

Susanna was most informative, extremely helpful and very accommodating. She willingly shared her vast knowledge on Italian history. This was our first overseas holiday and so a very different experience but very enjoyable. ”  

Tricia Knight • Submitted 17 Jun 2018

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Spotlight on Florence
Renaissance and Red Wine

The right size to be one of the most walkable cities in Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Renaissance. And as you might expect, it's loaded with wonderful art, architecture and fine museums. Thanks to its location in the heart of the Chianti region, Florence is a great place to enjoy affordable and delicious wines. The local food is incredible too with plenty of fresh Tuscan produce to tempt you, as showcased in Mercato Centrale, a traditional building with excellent restaurants, cafes and bars.

Highlights of our Italy tours

Home to the world's greatest concentration of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and a history that spans an epic 400 centuries, Italy has plenty of artistic, architectural and archaeological treasures to discover in cities far and wide. Here are just some of the highlights of our new group tours:

Venice

Venice is one of the best places to visit in Italy

Marvel at the stunning architecture of Venice on a guided walking tour with water taxi transfers for the opportunity to enjoy the canal city from water level.

Florence

Florence is one of the best places to visit in Italy

Explore the historical centre of Florence to admire the striking Duomo and marvel at the art collections of Galleria Del Accademia on a guided walking tour.

Rome

Rome is one of the best places to visit in Italy

End your tour in Rome and extend your time in Italy for the chance to explore the incredible Colosseum, the Pantheon, St. Peter's Basilica and more.

Milan

Milan is one of the best places to visit in Italy

Visit the beautiful, Gothic Duomo and take in the city's highlights on a walking tour with time at leisure to shop and dine around Quadrilatero d'Oro.