Get the most out of your holiday on a fly-drive tour to Italy. Hire a car and you are ready to explore at will, venturing deep into the Italian countryside or along quieter coastal routes.
Cox & Kings offer a number of self-drive itineraries with suggested places to visit along the way.
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...
This self-drive itinerary starts in Palermo
and visits the Valley of the Temples in
Agrigento, the Roman mosaics at Piazza
Armerina, and the coastal towns of Syracuse
Starting in the picturesque city of Genoa,
this 8-day self-drive tour travels through
the Italian Riveria visiting the towns of
Rapallo, Santa Margherita Ligure, the
picturesque villages of Le...
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 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...
Staying in some of Tuscany’s most luxurious hotels, this 8-day self-drive itinerary visits the Renaissance city of Florence before travelling into the heart of the picturesque Tuscan...
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...
Experience the best of the Neapolitan Riviera
with a three-centre stay in Sorrento, the
island of Capri and the tranquil coastal town
of Ravello. From the ruins of Pompeii and
Herculaneum to the...
The region of Basilicata is still relatively untouched by tourists and off ers much for even the most seasoned traveller. Visit the towns of Matera and Bernalda, fi nishing in the picturesque coasta...
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.