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Italy Group Tours for Solo Travellers

Travel solo as part of a group tour to Italy

Why travel solo to Italy?

Timeless beauty, intriguing ruins and world-famous cuisine are just a few reasons why Italy is one of Europe’s best-loved destinations for travelling solo.

Rome, Florence, Puglia. The vineyards of Tuscany and the ruins of Pompeii. Even if you’ve never set foot in Italy, chances are you’re already familiar with snapshots of its best-known attractions, such is the reach of its beauty.

But where to start? Well, Rome is home to epic sights such as the Colosseum, the Pantheon and the Roman Forum. In Tuscany, medieval hilltop towns and fairytale castles peek out between snaking rows of cypress trees, encircled by bountiful ancient olive groves and vine-stitched vineyards. And, along with that wine (hello, Chianti region) and it’s here that you’ll also encounter the lifeblood of Italian cuisine (heaped bowls of panzanella, half-moon tordelli pasta and wafer-thin slices of truffle, freshly foraged from the forest).

Finally, head south to Puglia for sun-soaked escapism, where you can cycle past the region’s iconic cone-shaped trullo huts and explore white-washed fishing villages along the Adriatic and Ionian coasts.



Italy facts

What's the weather like?

Italy’s climates vary depending on where you are in the country. Summers are usually dry and hot across the country, with some storms around autumn. The average summer temperature in Rome is 31C (88F), while winter averages at 8C (46F).

31 °c

Average temp in high season

What’s the national language?

Italian

What’s the currency?

Euro

Timezone

Italy city is in the Central European Time Zone, which is GMT+1

Top three activities

1. Sample Tuscany’s famed wines
2. Take an Italian cooking class
3. Visit the charming trulli towns of Puglia

Top five dishes to try

1. Pizza
2. Lasagna
3. Risotto
4. Polenta
5. Ribollita

Top places to visit in Italy

Rome

The Romans left their impact across the world, but it’s in Italy’s capital that you’ll find the pinnacle of their cultural and architectural influence. From the Colosseum and Roman Forum, to the Trevi Fountain and the Pantheon Temple, there’s a whole host of history for solo travellers to explore.

Florence

Feast on Renaissance art and world-class food, all on the banks of the Arno River. This city is home to a host of paintings and sculptures by great artists like Botticelli and Michelangelo. The architecture is just as impressive, with medieval candle-lit chapels and fresco-decorated churches.

Puglia

The beautiful heel of Italy has managed to remain slightly off the beaten track. Dotted with whitewashed fishing villages, ‘trulli’ stone huts with distinctive conical roofs, picturesque beaches and ancient olive groves; you’ll feel like you’ve really discovered true rural Italy here.

Venice

Built on 118 small islands in a shallow lagoon, Venice is an exquisite jewel box of Renaissance and Gothic architecture. With no roads, just waterways – including the bustling Grand Canal – the best way to explore is by boat or to lose yourself in the backstreets of the atmospheric neighbourhoods.

OUR PROMISE

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THE PEOPLE

Our mission is to create 1 million friendships, so we obsess over the group dynamic. Everyone is aged 30-49, 98% travel solo & 80% stay friends.
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THE SECURITY

We operate using a 3rd party trust bank account, meaning we guarantee refunds in 14 days if your trip has to be cancelled.
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THE TRIPS

Our trips are made up of ‘can’t-do-by-yourself’ experiences – think staying on your own private island in the Arctic and glamping in Land Rovers on the Serengeti.
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THE GUIDES

We only work with trusted local guides who know their destinations better than anyone.
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