Cox & Kings private tours of Italy offer a full scope of options, from classic city combinations such as Venice and Florence, to coupling a city stay with a coastal break such as Rome and the Amalfi coast, or comprehensive tours of a whole region.
Some private itineraries can also be taken on either a superior or luxury basis, staying in 4- or 5-star accommodation respectively.
The west of Sicily contains a host of
attractions, including the Valley of the
Temples, the Temples of Selinunte and
Segesta, and the renowned Norman cathedral
at Monreale. This 5-day self-drive...
The region of Umbria has picture-perfect verdant landscapes and a wealth of early Renaissance attractions. Stay in a luxury hotel in Perugia, one of Italy’s best-preserved hilltop towns, for the...
Explore a region scattered with baroque
towns, trulli huts with conical roofs,
bountiful orchards and olive groves. This
self-drive also includes visits to the Unescolisted
sites of Matera and...
The towns of Florence, Lucca and Pisa,
which together formed the cradle of
the Renaissance movement that swept
through Europe between the 14th and 17th
centuries, are home to distinct...
Picturesque Lake Maggiore, just south of the
Alps, is a relaxing holiday destination with a
temperate climate, pristine mountain views
and splendid villas dotted around the lake.
Lake Como is...
This 4-day private journey visits the island of Sicily, which inspired the Inspector Montalbano detective novels by renowned author Andrea Camilleri, plus the successful Italian television series....
This tour explores the three main cities of
southern Italy – Rome, Naples and Sorrento
– each of which offers contrasting settings
and attractions. Stay in the capital, Rome,
for 3 nights, then...
The region of Emilia-Romagna has a fascinating history and is renowned for its cultural treasures. Bologna is home to the oldest university in the western world while Ravenna was once the capital of...
Staying in luxurious boutique hotels, drive through the southern
Italian regions of Puglia and Basilicata, ending in the coastal
resort of Sorrento in Amalfi. View the renowned trulli houses...
For centuries, Italy’s scenic Amalfi coast has
drawn visitors for its historical sites, coastal
vistas and small villages and hamlets dotted
around the Gulf of Naples. This itinerary
stays in th...
Sicily has had many rulers over the centuries. See their legacies on this 9-day tour, passing through Syracuse, Ragusa, Agrigento, Palermo and Taormina. Staying in luxurious boutique hotels, this is...
Known as ‘the heel of Italy’, the region of
Puglia offers some of the country's most
remote coastline and countryside, dotted
with ancient sites and whitewashed
towns. The neighbouring...
The Mediterranean’s largest island, Sicily,
is as culturally rich as it is beautiful. It
is home to superb Norman architecture,
vibrant Roman floor mosaics, Arab-inspired
gardens, and probably...
We have highlighted the standard of accommodation featured on a tour immediately above the tour itinerary.
In some cases, tours include some departures in one category and some in another: you can see and select the different tour types under ‘tour variations’. For these tours, the itinerary is generally the same and just the standard of accommodation varies. However, if there are any variations in the excursions included, these are shown within the itinerary.
Superior: Most Cox & Kings tours fall under this category and are based in 4- or 5-star accommodation, or the best available.
Luxury: These tours will usually feature 5-star de luxe accommodation throughout.
Standard: Simpler in emphasis, these itineraries typically feature 3- and 4-star accommodation throughout.
Discovery: This type of holiday is best suited to the hardier traveller, as it will typically include some quite basic accommodation, possibly longer and rougher road journeys and, in some cases, more arduous activities, such as trekking.