Small Group Tours by STORY

Story Land & Sea®

Discover our Family Tours to Italy. What's the Story?

Less museums and church buildings — more hands-on activities that engage your family no matter what the age.

Renowned Travel Expert Arthur Frommer says Story Land & Sea®'s small group tours are "the perfect way to see Italy." Find out for you and your family with select departures that provide interesting and fun activities for your family.

Leave the Herd Behind on these family friendly tours of Italy.

Italy's Great Cites Tour

Italy's Great Cities Tour
Venice, Florence, Rome & Tuscany
10 Days, Small Group — SEE ITINERARY +

Family Favorite Tour! Enjoy our family friendly departures on this classic and Traveler Favorite itinerary through the Great Cities of Italy. Visits Venice, Florence, San Gimignano (known for its towers), Cortona (yes, it has a fortress), Assisi, and Rome - where all roads lead.

• Gondola & Serenade in Venice
• Hike to Piazzale Michaelangelo in Florence
• Empire of Rome: Explore the Ruins of the Empire
• Colosseum: And, yes, there is a Gladiator option!

• Mask Making in Venice

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Italy's Great Cites Tour

Italy's Enchanted North Tour
Bellagio on Lake Como, Cinque Terre, Portofino, Parma and Bologna
9 Days, Small Group — SEE ITINERARY +

The itinerary is a blend of incredible scenery and delicious cuisine paired with great sightseeing throughout.

• Lake Como Boating Tour
• Boating Tour to Portofino
• Culinary Experience near Parma
•  Bologna Amazing Portico Tour

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What Sets Story Apart?

Listen below to Todd, a recent guest, describe his family's experience on our small tour of Italy's Great Cities:

Story Land & Sea®'s Way of Travel features:

• Skip-the-Line Access
• No Annoying Up-Selling On Tour
• Unique Dinners, No Set Menu
• Premium Beverages Included
• Hotels in the Heart of Cities
• Customary Gratuities Included
• Expert Italian Tour Guides
• Service-driven Tour Captains

Compare our Small Group Tours with mainstream tour operators and see the difference a True Small-Group® Tour from Story® will make...

Not ready for a small group tour?
Discover Italy on Your Own with Story Land & Sea®' Independent Vacations to Italy Service! Story offers a wealth of private travel options, all led by our expert local guides. Contact one of our experts at 877 865 6711 or request your own custom private travel itinerary by completing this form.

The Story® Way

LOCAL, PROFESSIONAL GUIDES. Our very own professional Italian Guides provide the perfect experience for your off-the-beaten-path journey through Italy.

SMALL GROUP TOUR means a small, friendly group of 6 to 16 travelers. No buses. No lines. Fun activities for your family.

Our Hotels truly are in the very hearts of the cities, towns and villages.

No Annoying Up-Selling while on tour - we don't think you should pay top dollar for a deluxe vacation and then be subjected to daily solicitation to spend more money.

It was amazing to just go to front of lines and everything was so orderly and quick and we didn't have to wait for anything!
~ Kathy

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Tips for drivers and guides, restaurant and hotel staff included. Optional tipping for your Tour Captain.

Our philosophy: included, organized and ready to travel!