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  • Winter Adventure

    4 Nights / 5 Days Tuscany

    This fantastic 4 night Tuscan cookery and culture holiday near Arezzo is all about delicious locally produced food, grea..

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  • Winter Adventure

    3 Nights / 4 Days Tuscany

    Venture out into the Tuscan countryside to hunt and learn to cook one of the most sought after ingredients in Italian cu..

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    £834 pp
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  • Winter Adventure

    4 Hours Florence

    This unique half-day experience from Florence whisks you to the heart of Chianti and its world-renowned lush, rolling hi..

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    £453 per group
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  • Winter Adventure

    Half Day Sorrento

    Sip wine and gaze up at the impressive and infamous Mount Vesuvius. Learn about the wine making process and take a strol..

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    £626 per group
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  • Winter Adventure

    7 nights/ 8 days Emilia Romagna

    Come and join this unique 7 night painting holiday in the foothills of Italy near Bologna in the region of Emilia Romagn..

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  • Winter Adventure

    14 days Florence

    Celebrated worldwide for its wonderful galleries and great architecture, Florence is the home of the Renaissance and the..

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  • Winter Adventure

    4 nights / 5 days Casperia

    Combine relaxing yoga with painting lessons on this unique 4 night yoga and watercolour painting holiday in Italy; stay ..

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  • Winter Adventure

    5 days Florence

    Learn Italian in Florence on this popular 1 week Italian course at this friendly language school suitable for all levels..

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    £260 pp
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  • Winter Adventure

    5 Days Sorrento

    Go learn to speak Italian at this friendly school in Sorrento on this 1 week Italian language course suitable for elemen..

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    £387 pp
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  • Winter Adventure

    5 days Florence

    Combine Italian language lessons with an Italian cooking masterclass course and immerse yourself in the local culture..

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    £482 pp
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    • Intensive Cooking and Culture in Tuscany

      4 Nights / 5 Days Tuscany

      This fantastic 4 night Tuscan cookery and culture holiday near Arezzo is all about delicious locally produced food, grea..

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      £1019 pp
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    • Truffle Hunting and Cookery Holiday

      3 Nights / 4 Days Tuscany

      Venture out into the Tuscan countryside to hunt and learn to cook one of the most sought after ingredients in Italian cu..

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      £834 pp
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    • Chianti Wine Region Tour – Private group

      4 Hours Florence

      This unique half-day experience from Florence whisks you to the heart of Chianti and its world-renowned lush, rolling hi..

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      £453 per group
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    • Wine Tasting at the Foot of Mount Vesuvius – Private Group

      Half Day Sorrento

      Sip wine and gaze up at the impressive and infamous Mount Vesuvius. Learn about the wine making process and take a strol..

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      £626 per group
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    • Painting Holiday in Emilia Romagna

      7 nights/ 8 days Emilia Romagna

      Come and join this unique 7 night painting holiday in the foothills of Italy near Bologna in the region of Emilia Romagn..

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      £1250 pp
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    • Learn Italian and Painting in Florence

      14 days Florence

      Celebrated worldwide for its wonderful galleries and great architecture, Florence is the home of the Renaissance and the..

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      £426 pp
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    • Yoga & Watercolour Painting Holiday

      4 nights / 5 days Casperia

      Combine relaxing yoga with painting lessons on this unique 4 night yoga and watercolour painting holiday in Italy; stay ..

      Price from

      £866 pp
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    • Learn Italian in Florence

      5 days Florence

      Learn Italian in Florence on this popular 1 week Italian course at this friendly language school suitable for all levels..

      Price from

      £260 pp
      Take me there
    • Learn Italian in Sorrento

      5 Days Sorrento

      Go learn to speak Italian at this friendly school in Sorrento on this 1 week Italian language course suitable for elemen..

      Price from

      £387 pp
      Take me there
    • Learn Italian and Cooking in Florence

      5 days Florence

      Combine Italian language lessons with an Italian cooking masterclass course and immerse yourself in the local culture..

      Price from

      £482 pp
      Take me there

    Best Time to Visit Italy

    Spring Summer Autumn Winter

    From March to May, expect temperatures between 7-20 degrees in the North and 12-21 degrees in the South.

    You’ll do well to squeeze in a visit to Italy in spring. It’s possibly Italy’s best season. Temperatures across the country are ideal and local piazzas and bars come to life as the locals emerge from the winter. Later in the season, you might also want to take advantage of the beaches before the summer hits while everything is still quiet.

    From June to August, expect temperatures between 13-29 degrees in the North and 16-30 degrees in the South.

    Beware of those average temperatures in summer time – especially if you are planning a visit to one of Italy’s historic cities. Summer in Italy is very hot and humid and temperatures can reach nearly 40 degrees in some parts. It’s also peak season and both the cities and beaches will be crowded. Italians usually take August off and head to the beach so expect businesses in the towns and cities to be closed up for this month.

    From September to November, expect temperatures between 7-25 degrees in the North and 15-27 degrees in the South.

    If you want to avoid the summer crowds but not the warm summer temperatures, early September is a perfect time to visit Italy. Summertime vibes are still very much in the air but without the intense heat, making your holiday time very pleasant indeed. From mid-October, things will start to change drastically up North and the Italians will officially swap their summer wardrobe for their winter one.

    From December to February, expect temperatures between 0-8 degrees in the North and 11-16 degrees in the South.

    When it comes to travelling to Italy, the off-season (November-March), is quite possibly the best time to visit the cities. It can be a little chilly, but you dodge the queues and the stifling heat that threatens to overwhelm at times. In February, Venice holds its annual Carnival and the city is buzzing for about two weeks so watch out for that.

    Best Places to Visit

    Tuscany

    With rolling hills & iconic cities, the only issue you'll have is deciding where to start in this id

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    Puglia

    The sunny, whitewashed heel of the boot, is home to an abundance of amazing beaches and hidden gems.

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    Puglia

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    Rome

    Rome needs no introduction. Charismatic, charming and captivating, from its history to vibrant stree

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    Rome

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    Verona

    Made famous by Romeo & Juliet, Verona itself is an open-air museum with many hidden paths.

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    Verona

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    Sorrento

    Nestled in the historic Bay of Naples, it’s the perfect base for exploring the picturesque Amalfi

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    Sorrento

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    Naples

    Naples is all about the raw & the spontaneous, it bubbles with volcanic drama and infectious energy.

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    Naples

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    Umbria

    A lush green paradise, landlocked Umbria is a magical region of truly authentic Italy.

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    Umbria

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    Lake Garda

    Enjoy its glistening waters, from quaint harbor towns in the south, to dramatic mountains in the nor

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    Lake Garda

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    Sicily

    One of Europe's most seductive destinations, Sicily sits at the heart of the Mediterranean and deliv

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    Sicily

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    Venice

    A truly unique, magical city, born out of a marble palace on a lagoon, and developing into a stunnin

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    Venice

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