Italy...land of romance, Roman ruins and rustic retreats. Be the envy of your friends in Venice, feel the rush of Rome, feast your eyes on Florence and fall in love with the Italian Lakes on your gap year trip. Indulge your artistic side in the glorious galleries on a gap year Grand Tour through Florence, laze away your days by the lush Italian Lakes, or treat yourself to a trip to Tuscany. Whether you're seeking high art, cutting edge fashion, fine food, a hint of history or cosmopolitan charm, Italy has it all and more. Discover all the finest flavours of Europe on an inspirational Italian gap year trip.Italy Key Facts
Flexible travel around Europe!
Visit up to 46 European cities with this flexible hop-on hop-off bus pass, and build your own epic European adventure! Travel from country to country and spend as long as you like in each amazing location. When you want to move on, just jump back on the bus!
Valid for up to 2 years
Your ticket to Europe’s greatest festivals and events!
Choose three of our awesome festivals and events trips and get a fourth for free! From the tomato-tossing madness of La Tomatina, to the chilled out vibes of Sziget and the spring break revelries of Ibiza, your Europe festival pass will kick off some unforgettable adventures!
Explore 10 countries in 28 days!
Get set for a European extravaganza wih this 28-day whirlwind tour of 10 of Europe's must-see destinations! Take in France, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria, Spain, Italy, Croatia, Slovenia and the Czech Republic. Phew! That’s an epic adventure!
24 or 25 days
Discover the delights of Western Europe!
Have a summer or winter adventure on this fantastic group tour of Europe. Explore 6 countries in just over three weeks, including France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland and the Netherlands, and make new friends all across the continent.
A fabulous 14 day trip across 5 countries!
Explore 5 amazing European countries in 14 days on this fun fortnight-long tour of the wonders of Europe! Discover the romance of Paris, the beauty of the Swiss Alps, the splendour of Florence and Rome, and the incredible history of Germany with a group of like-minded adventurers.
An 8-day Italian odyssey from Florence to Rome!
Be inspired by incredible Italy on this 8-day tour. Lean against the tower of Pisa, wander the pastel-coloured streets of the Cinque Terre, and discover Shakespearean Verona and the waterways of Venice en route!
3 weeks of European fun!
Spend 20 days exploring Europe with a group of like-minded adventurers and a guide. See France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, the Czech Republic and the Netherlands, and discover the delights of this incredible continent.