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Italy Tours & Vacations 2021-2022

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  1. Describe your dream Italy vacation.

  2. We match you with top Italy travel specialists to plan your custom tour.

  3. Book your itinerary when you are ready.

Italy is our top destination and passion. Since 2008, Zicasso’s travel specialists have planned over 67,000 Italian tours and vacations with nearly a million travelers in our world-wide Zicasso family. Past travelers give us the best ratings in the industry for Italy tours. Each luxury tour is expertly customized by Italy specialists with deep insider knowledge. Whether you wish to see the highlights of Rome, Florence, and Venice, visit the quaint towns of Tuscany, immerse in the rich culture, or savor the food and wine, our experts can tailor your Italy trip to perfection.

Sample Itineraries

Get inspired with our sample trips below. You can have any trip tailor made for your private travel. Any number of days.
Any departure date. Any experience you want.

Italy at a Glance

2021 Italy Travel Updates

Italy is open to American travelers. Travelers can enter Italy with proof of vaccination, a certificate noting recovery from Covid-19, or a negative PCR or rapid antigen test taken within 48 hours of arrival.

Related: What You Need to Know About Traveling to Italy in 2021 | Countries Open to American Travelers

When to Plan Your Trip

After a year of closed borders, our Italian travel specialists are eager to introduce visitors to the history, culture, food, and wine found across every region. Because Italy is one of the world’s most popular destinations for international travelers, we expect limited availability for 2021 and 2022 as travelers finally take trips postponed from 2020 and early 2021.

Before the Covid-19 pandemic, we recommended that travelers to Italy book their trip between 12-14 months in advance, but now recommend planning even further ahead. If you prefer to travel during the summer season, we suggest booking your trip 14+ months in advance.

Once Italy opens its borders, last-minute trip planning will be possible, and your Zicasso travel specialist can help bring your fantastic vacation plans into reality. But until then, we recommend submitting your Trip Request to begin planning for your dream trip to Italy now and book when you are ready.

Related:  Best Time to Visit Italy

How to Plan Your Trip

You can plan ahead for your next vacation through Zicasso for travel in 2021 or 2022. An international trip has always brought important questions, and now visiting a new country after Covid-19 could have inspired new answers.

“Do I have to wear a mask on domestic flights?” “Will I be able to see Michelangelo’s David?” “Can I eat inside a Michelin-starred restaurant?” “How will I travel from Venice to Rome or reach a Tuscan village?” “Are the beaches open?” “Do I need a negative Covid-19 test before returning home, and how can I get one?” Your travel expert will be able to answer your specific questions and more before you book your trip. A travel specialist can handle any emergency that may come up in connection to your trip, as well — from changing your transportation option to a last-minute additional tour.

If you are thinking about traveling to Italy, you can fill out Zicasso’s Trip Request to speak with an Italy travel specialist.

Related: How to Plan Your Trip in 3 Easy Steps | How to Plan Your Trip Budget

Must-See Destinations in Italy

Alongside our Italy travel specialists, we have created a list of our favorite highlights of Italy. Depending on how much time you have, we have recommendations on where you should go and what you should do. Below is a short list of the must-see destinations along with the various experiences you can enjoy while traveling through Italy.

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  • Discover the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and other Roman ruins
  • Experience the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica, museums, and historical works of art at the Vatican
  • Witness the Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, and Pantheon
  • Savor an afternoon in Piazza Navona
  • Visit the Ponte Vecchio, Duomo (Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore), Piazza Santa Croce, and Museo dell’Opera dell Duomo
  • Discover the Uffizi, Galleria dell’Accademia, Bargello National Museum, and Casa Buonarroti
  • Enjoy an Olive Oil Tour and Tasting, Wine Tour (Chianti), and the towns of Siena, San Gimignano, Pisa, and Lucca
  • Visit Doge’s Palace, St. Mark’s Square, the Jewish Ghetto, and the Grand Canal
  • Enjoy a scenic ride through the canals with a gondolier
  • Visit Murano Island for glass artifacts and a glass blowing demonstration
  • Hike the towns of Cinque Terre
  • Travel between the towns of the Amalfi Coast
  • Climb the Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Wander the ancient cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum
  • Shop the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and the boutiques that fill every street and alley

Related: Must See Places in Italy | Things to Do in Italy

Best Time to Visit Italy

The best time to visit Italy is during the first half of May, the second half of August, or the last half of October.

Visiting Italy in the summer months has changed in the past decade because the second half of August has become a great time to visit due to smaller crowds and the waning summer heat.

Related: Best Time to Visit Italy

What to Consider When Traveling Through Italy

Travel considerations during your Italy tour include safety, ease of logistics, and accessibility. The following information offers our recommendations on what to consider:

Is Italy Safe for Travel?

Italy is very safe. During your Italy tour, you will find the people and country welcoming and eager to share their culture. As anywhere, pickpocketing can be a concern, especially in larger tourist destinations like Rome, Florence, or Venice. Healthwise, there are no concerns regarding the general safety of eating and drinking throughout Italy.

Which airports should I be looking at?

The top active airports in Italy are:

  • Rome – Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (FCO)
  • Venice – Marco Polo Airport (VCE)
  • Milan – Malpensa International Airport (MXP)
  • Pisa – Galileo Galilei Airport (PSA)
  • Florence – Florence Peretola Airport (FLR)
  • Naples – Naples International Airport (NAP)

Can Zicasso help me with flights?

Zicasso Flights is an international air ticketing service that eliminates the stress of finding and booking the right flights for your upcoming vacation. By employing the same personalized service you can expect from planning a trip with Zicasso, our competitive flight pricing, 24x7 service and support, and complimentary consultation of routing versus pricing with an expert flight specialist make finding the perfect flight for your trip effortless.

Does Zicasso assist with travel insurance?

You’ve booked your dream vacation, now protect it with travel insurance. A wide range of factors can leave your vacation in limbo. Medical emergencies, inclement weather, and unexpected cancellations can cause turmoil for your trip, so in the unlikely event of a disaster, get the travel insurance coverage that provides peace of mind. To get a quote, visit our travel insurance page.

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