We operate escorted small group tours to Italy.

Throughout the year, we operate a number of escorted small group tours to Italy. Each of these takes a minimum of 12 people and a maximum of 16-20 people for around 7 nights in Italy. They tend to be special interest tours. We always include:

  • Flights with British Airways from London Heathrow;
  • All transfers in Italy;
  • Home pick-up and drop-off from select locations in Hampshire, Berkshire and Surrey; and
  • Daily evening meals with 2 glasses of wine and 500 ml mineral water per person.

Andrea Bocelli, Puccini Opera and Wine-Tasting

Departing 27th July 2016

Andrea Bocelli

Included in this exciting tour are seven nights' half board accommodation at the Hotel Torretta in Montecatini Terme with return British Airways flights from Heathrow and all Italy transfers included plus two glasses of local wine with each evening meal as well as 500 ml mineral water per person.

We have reserved seating at the Teatro di Silenzio in Lajatico to see Andrea Bocelli and friends perform on 30th July 2016 as well as reserved seating at Torre del Lago for a Puccini opera.

Also included are a coach and boat trip to the Cinque Terre World Heritage site, an escorted tour of Lucca, a cookery lesson with lunch, plus a wine and olive oil tasting.

ALMOST FULL! We have one double/twin room & 2 flight seats left.

Escorted tour to Venice, Veneto, Verona and Padua

Departing 20th September 2016

Included in this exciting opportunity are return British Airways flights from Heathrow, all transfers in Italy, 6 nights’ accommodation in Italy, evening meals every day, 2 glasses of wine & 500 ml water per person with evening meals, afternoon tea every day, a walking tour of Venice, boat tickets to visit the islands of Venice, a lunch at the Cipriani, a walking tour of Verona, a guided tour of Padua, and a prosecco wine-tasting with lunch!

Escorted tour to the heart of Tuscany

Departing 11th October 2016

Including 7 nights’ half board accommodation at the family-run Hotel Villa Ducci in San Gimignano, 2 glasses of wine & 500ml mineral water per person with evening meals every night, a cookery lesson, wine tasting, visits to Siena, San Gimignano, Florence, Pienza and Montepulciano, home pick-up and drop-off for customers near Bracknell, Ascot, Camberley and Chobham, return BA flights from Heathrow and all transfers in Italy.

Sold out - escorted tour to Tuscany


Our favourite hotel, the Hotel le Pleiadi in Forte dei Marmi

The pool at the Hotel le Pleiadi

Enjoy 7 nights at our favourite hotel - the lovely Hotel le Pleiadi in Forte dei Marmi. The 30-bedroom property is family owned and run, and we have a great relationship with the family. Including three fully escorted day tours:

  • Travel in a Landrover Defender to the famous Carrara Marble Quarries and learn how marble is worked before visiting a Malaspina Castle. Lunch with the quarrymen included.
  • Full day tour to the Garfagnana with lunch included in Barga. Our tour takes in Eremo di Calomini and the Grotta del Vento.
  • Day trip to Parma with lunch included as well as a visit to a cheese production farm and a ham production farm. Finish with a walking tour of the city of Parma.

£1,095 per person sharing a double/twin
£100 single supplement


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You can see our home pick-up and drop-off region on the map to the left (please click to enlarge). If you live just outside the border, please give us a call. We will do our best to make arrangements for you, but this cannot always be guaranteed.

For those who don't live within this area, we can offer overnight accommodation at Ascot Priory for around £30 per head, subject to availability. This includes free parking for the duration of our stay in Italy.

If you're interested, please mention this when you book with us and we will check to see whether there is any availability for you at the time of your booking.