GET TO KNOW ITALY
Take your turn marveling at some of the world’s most celebrated cultural highlights on an exploration through Italy. From the ash-preserved ruins of Pompeii to Venice’s Grand Canal and everywhere in between, your tour could include spectacular coastal views, charming hilltop villages, home-grown flavors, idyllic vineyards or Renaissance masterpieces in enchanting Florence. With ancient treasures set alongside modern tastes and legendary beauty, a journey across the whole of Italy is sure to delight. Find out more about how to get the quintessential Italian experience for yourself.
Glide along the canals of Venice on a gondola tour before slipping off to a romantic trattoria for a leisurely dinner of freshly made pasta and locally produced wine. In Milan, stroll the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Italy’s oldest active shopping center, before arriving at the iconic cathedral, Duomo di Milano, for a look at six centuries of religious history. Enchanting Tuscany invites you to fully experience La Dolce Vita with a full-day excursion to San Gimignano, Italy’s most famous medieval town, before you sit down with a knowledgeable local guide for an afternoon wine tasting. Bask in the hypnotic atmosphere of Rome, the Eternal City, as you stroll the ancient ruins of the Roman Forum and Colosseum. Tour the Vatican compound and behold Michelangelo’s masterworks: The inestimable ceiling frescoes of the Sistine Chapel and his evocative sculpture, La Pietà, in St. Peter’s Basilica. For those who are looking for every way in the world to see Italy, Globus offers a ticket to awesome. From award-winning classic tours to passion-packed vacations with even more choices, independence, private itineraries, and off-the-beaten-path surprises, Globus has the travel style to match every wayfarer, wanderer and wallet.
Anyone who’s viewed the second season of “White Lotus” has likely bumped Sicily up the list of must-see destinations. The show is a love letter to the island, showcasing its natural beauty, dramatic cliffside views, azure seas and unspoiled beaches. Begin in Palermo on a guided sightseeing tour of ornate Piazza Bellini and Capo Market before you arrive at the stunning baroque Palermo Cathedral. Climb the steps of the fifth-century BC Greek theater or venture out to Mount Etna, the largest active volcano in Europe. Sit down to an authentic Sicilian meal that might include spaghetti alla carrettiera, made with one of the varieties of olive oil produced on the island. Embark on a Globus Undiscovered Tour and explore the wonders of Sicily. Opt for a Small Group Discovery date, offering all the included features of a traditional tour with fewer guests, averaging just 24 per departure.
INDEPENDENCE BY GLOBUS
Your independent spirit is calling to discover a new way of touring with the freedom to roam, relax and really get to know Italy without the group. Explore your way with insider tips, first-class accommodations, daily breakfast, guided sightseeing, transportation between cities and the freedom to get better acquainted with Italy’s iconic cities. Once you get the vibe of Independence by Globus in Italy, expand your travels even further. Choose an immersive City Stay in London or Paris — or go further with inspired Independent Touring — all with the I-Time you need to delve deeper into each destination.