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Cox & Kings Italy group tours take in the best of the cultural and scenic wonders of both the north and the south of the country. Stay in the beautiful Tuscan countryside discovering the vineyards and gastronomic delights of the region as well as the medieval sights of Florence, Siena and San Gimignano.
Further down in the heel of Italy, explore the more remote trulli houses, cave dwellings and magnificent baroque architecture of Puglia and Basilicata. Reach down as far as Sicily on a tour of impressive Greek temples, coastal villages and towns, and the highest active volcano in Europe.
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 the...
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 Basilicata...
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.