Italy 6-Day Tours & Itineraries

Explore 29 trips designed by local kimkim specialists to get ideas for your trip to Italy.

Discover Italy's beauty, culture, and culinary delights through our 6-day itineraries tailored to different interests. If you're interested in staying in Rome, consider an itinerary like this Rome trip, where you'll visit the Colosseum and the Vatican and enjoy a wine tasting and a cooking class. Prefer to escape the bustling city and spend time in nature? Then you might enjoy a trip such as this Italian nature itinerary, giving you opportunities to hike in beautiful places like Lake Como, Cinque Terre, and around Florence. If you're a food enthusiast, something like this Piedmont food and wine itinerary where you'll visit Turin, Alba & Barolo may be your best bet.

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View of Ponte Vecchio in Florence
Highlights of Rome & Florence - 6 Days

Combine the best of Rome and Florence in this six-day trip, starting with guided tours of the Vatican City, the Sistine Chapel, Rome's historical center, and the ancient Colosseum and the Roman Forum sites. Take the train to Florence, where you'll discover medieval plazas, monuments, cathedrals, and museums, plus incredible views of the Arno River and Ponte Vecchio. End your tour with a cooking class in Florence, where you'll learn how to make traditional Italian pasta, dessert, and more.

Colorful cafes of the Amalfi Coast
Map of Naples & the Amalfi Coast - 6 Days
Naples & the Amalfi Coast - 6 Days

Make the most of your time in Italy, exploring the vibrant city of Naples and soaking in the incomparable views of the Amalfi Coast. Start in bustling Naples, the birthplace of pizza. Delight in the local cuisine before making your way to the stunning villages of the Amalfi Coast, visiting the incredible Pompeii ruins along the way. End your trip with the sunny beaches and colorful towns of this incomparable coastline.

Ancient City of Florence, Italy
Nature in Italy: Lake Como, Cinque, Terre Florence - 6 Days

This 6-day tour is perfect for those wanting to relax on the peaceful shores of Lake Como while still tackling Italy's impressive history. You'll hike the villages of Cinque Terre and enjoy the ancient cities of Parma and Florence, where you'll discover endless monuments, art galleries, and museums, including the Accadmia Gallery to see the David. After reveling in the scenic vistas of Levanto on the Ligurian Sea, explore vibrant neighborhoods in Florence, where you'll eat late into the night in buzzy neighborhoods.

Roman Forum
Map of Explore Rome - 6 Days
Explore Rome - 6 Days

Discover historic and modern highlights of the Eternal City in this 6-day tour. Hear stories of gladiators in Rome's ancient Colosseum and visit the Vatican Museum to see the world-famous Sistine Chapel. Explore the nearby town of Frascati,  and visit the peaceful vineyards for a wine tasting. Enjoy a quiet cup of coffee in the Piazza Navona and unwind at night with a homemade Italian pizza and a glass of wine.

View of the Amalfi Coast
Map of Rome & the Amalfi Coast - 6 Days
Rome & the Amalfi Coast - 6 Days

This fast-paced trip is perfect for those looking to make the most of their time in Italy. Discover the historical sites of Rome where culture and history abound before making your way to the sunny stretches of the Amalfi Coast. Stroll through colorful villages and along sandy beaches as you discover what makes this area so incomparable.

Sant`Angelo Bridge and St. Peter's Basilica
Map of Relaxed Amalfi Coast & Rome - 6 Days
Relaxed Amalfi Coast & Rome - 6 Days

This packed 6-day itinerary is perfect if you want to discover the best of Italy but are short on time. Start on the Amalfi Coast for Roman villas and small fishing villages, then head to the beautiful coastal town of Sorrento for a cooking class. Stop to see the Pompeii ruins, then head to Rome for a classic tour of the historic city.

Villa Carlotta, Lake Como
Map of Exploring The Villages of Lake Como - 6 Days
Exploring The Villages of Lake Como - 6 Days

This 6-day trip will take you through the beautiful villages of Lake Como in Northern Italy. Learn about the history of Como's cathedral and the silk industry at Museo Didattico della Seta. Stay in the traditional village of Varenna and visit the iconic Villa Monastero. Travel across the lake by boat to wander the cobbled streets of Bellagio and round off the trip with free time to discover Villa Mylius Vigoni in Menaggio.

Portofino hillside & port
Map of Cinque Terre and the Italian Riviera - 6 Days
Cinque Terre and the Italian Riviera - 6 Days

This packed getaway itinerary is perfect for travelers who want to see a different side of Italy but are short on time. Spend 6 days on the UNESCO-designated Cinque Terre coastline, where you'll stay in small fishing towns, eat fresh seafood, and sunbathe on rocky beaches. Explore the historic area on foot (no cars allowed in the old villages!) then end your trip in Pisa to climb the famous leaning tower.

Sunset, Verona
Map of Highlights of Venice, Verona, & Lake Garda - 6 Days
Highlights of Venice, Verona, & Lake Garda - 6 Days

This 6-day trip will take you from Venice to other top destinations in the Veneto region of Northern Italy. Experience the splendor of the Grand Canal and the Palazzo Ducale in Venice. Feel the romance in Verona as you stand beneath Juliet's balcony at Casa di Giulietta and head out to the Valpolicella region for wine tasting. Relax and admire the beauty of Lake Garda on a day trip to the towns of Sirmione and Desenzano del Garda.

Radda in the Chianti countryside
Map of Getaway to Tuscany & Rome - 6 Days
Getaway to Tuscany & Rome - 6 Days

Spend six days visiting historical sites, eating delicious food, and relaxing in Italy. Start in Tuscany for a wine tour of the Chianti region and admire the beautiful villages of the Italian countryside. Catch a high-speed train to Rome and explore the Eternal City with visits to the Vatican City and Colosseum, then round out your trip with a food tour of the city's famous markets and gelaterias.

Florence's iconic skyline is dominated by the Duomo cathedral
Map of Highlights of Florence - 6 Days
Highlights of Florence - 6 Days

Bring your walking shoes for this itinerary, perfect for first-timers in Florence. In less than a week, you'll meander all over the city, exploring the finest art and architecture, elegant gardens, hip neighborhoods, and food markets. You'll also take two incredible day trips to Tuscany (for medieval hill towns and wineries) and the Cinque Terre (for coastal hiking trails and seafood), returning each night in time for predinner "aperitivos."

Cyclists in the Tuscan countryside
Map of Cycling in Tuscany - 6 Days
Cycling in Tuscany - 6 Days

Active travelers dreaming of a Tuscan retreat will love this six-days cycling itinerary that winds through medieval towns and quiet wine country. Begin in the artistically vital city of Pisa where you can learn about the Italian Renaissance before beginning your cycling trip through the lush countryside. You'll pass villas on your way to bustling Lucca, enjoy thermal spa treatments in Montecatini Terme, and visit the home of Leonardo da Vinci before enjoying a final night in the piazzas of Pisa.

Como, Lake Como
Map of Historic Milan & Romantic Lake Como - 6 Days
Historic Milan & Romantic Lake Como - 6 Days

This 6-day trip will immerse you in the bustling local life of Milan and the beauty of one of the grandest lakes in Northern Italy, Lake Como. Visit the villages of Como and Bellagio and be charmed by grand villas, romantic sunsets, and scenic boat rides. In Milan, explore the history of art at the Gothic Cathedral and see Da Vinci's Renaissance masterpiece "The Last Supper", and enjoy apertivos in vibrant neighborhoods.

The Colorful Building of Cinque Terre
Hiking the Villages of Cinque Terre - 6 Days

On this colorful, seaside tour, you'll hike the routes along Cinque Terre's famous coastlines, visiting villages like Vernazza, Riomaggiore, Corniglia, and Portovenere. You'll hike through scenic vineyards and along steep trails to score the best views of the Ligurian Sea, stopping at sanctuaries, churches, castles, and seaside abbeys. At the end of your trip, enjoy a boat cruise along the entirety of Cinque Terre, from Portovenere to Levanto.

Piazza Duomo, Milan
Map of The Best of Milan, Parma, & Lake Como - 6 Days
The Best of Milan, Parma, & Lake Como - 6 Days

Explore the best of Northern Italy on this 6-day trip to Milan and Lake Como. Start your trip in Milan to learn about Rennaissance art and history, and discover the secrets of making your own homemade pasta and classic cocktails from a local expert. Spend a day in Parma eating prosciutto and Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, then escape the city with a day trip to the villages of Bellagio and Varenna on Lake Como, before heading home from Milan.

River Arno and Ponte Vecchio at Sunset
Map of Luxury Italian Highlights: Venice & Florence - 6 Days
Luxury Italian Highlights: Venice & Florence - 6 Days

This short itinerary is perfect for travelers who are short on time but love indulging in luxurious travel experiences. Explore the City of Water to see medieval palaces and a traditional gondola boatyard and view Michelangelo's "David" statue in Florence, then head to Rome for exclusive access to the Vatican and a private tour of the city sights.

Cool off by Palermo's Fontana Pretoria in Piazza Pretoria
Map of Palermo and Surroundings - 6 Days
Palermo and Surroundings - 6 Days

Uncover Sicily's colorful history and culture on this 6-day itinerary focused on Palermo and its nearby popular attractions. Begin in the lively regional capital and discover the stunning baroque monuments, vibrant markets, and delicious food scene. Find your way to Monreale to check out its 12th-century cathedral, ride the cable car up to the hilltop town of Erice, and visit the 2,400-year-old Doric temple of Segesta.

Windows in Venice
Map of Explore Northern Italy: Trieste, Venice, & More - 6 Days
Explore Northern Italy: Trieste, Venice, & More - 6 Days

Breeze through the Friuli Venezia Giulia region for six spectrum-spanning days. Whether you're in the craggy capital city of Trieste, hiking through ancient towns along the Corso Ridge, or gliding over Venetian canals, you're sure to find something to keep you here.

Sunset over Turin
Luxury Northwest Italy: Turin, Cinque Terre, Riviera - 6 Days

Six days will take you on a sweep through some of Northwest Italy's most indulgent spots. Split your time between the coasts in Portofino and Cinque Terre; the rolling hills of the Piedmont region, home to wine, cheese, and truffles; and the medieval streets of Turin with a history tour.

White Truffles, Alba
Map of Food & Wine in Piedmont: Turin, Alba & Barolo - 6 Days
Food & Wine in Piedmont: Turin, Alba & Barolo - 6 Days

Food and wine connoisseurs visiting Northern Italy will thoroughly enjoy the experiences in this 6-day itinerary. Take a walking tour of Turin and discover its rich history, bustling markets, and interesting museums. Then, head to the town of Alba, located within the UNESCO-protected Langhe Hills, and learn about the best of Piedmont's produce. Savor local specialties with white truffle hunting and wine tasting day trips from Alba. Slow down as you sample full-bodied Barolo wines, local cheeses, truffles, and more.

Map of Discover Treviso, Venice and Verona - 6 Days
Discover Treviso, Venice and Verona - 6 Days

Spend 6-days in the Veneto region, beginning in Treviso. Enjoy the architecture and waterways of Treviso's Old Town center. Fall in love with Verona and see Juliet's balcony, plus bustling squares like Piazza Bra. Take a day trip to Venice on a guided tour of the main highlights, including the spectacular Basilica of St Mark, and the Grand Canal. 

Riva del Garda
Luxury Italian & Swiss Lakes by Train - 6 Days

Spend six days savoring the luxury of northern Italy and Switzerland on this trip. Whether you're wandering lakeside streets, hiking up the mountain trails, or taking in the views from outside your train window, you're sure to find something to delight you.

Fresh Pasta, Bologna Market
Map of Food & Wine in Bologna & Milan - 6 Days
Food & Wine in Bologna & Milan - 6 Days

Visit northern Italy's historic cities of Bologna, Parma and Milan over 6 days. Italian food and wine are highly respected and valued around the world. You will taste some of the finest of these products, including meats, cheeses, and fresh homemade pasta, on this trip. These cities are also known for their important architecture, cathedrals, and piazzas, so you will have plenty to tour while working up your appetite for local delicacies!

Spend one night in Orvieto, a stunning hill town outside of Rome
Map of Rome, Orvieto & Florence - 6 Days
Rome, Orvieto & Florence - 6 Days

This six-day train adventure through Italy combines world-class cities and stunning countryside. Start in Rome, visiting the Vatican and Colosseum before heading to the lesser-known Umbria region for a stopover in Orvieto. Finish in elegant Florence, where you'll see Renaissance masterpieces and enjoy predinner aperitivos overlooking the Arno River.

Harbor, Lake Garda
Map of Explore Scenic Lake Garda - 6 Days
Explore Scenic Lake Garda - 6 Days

Take a deep breath and soak in the ambiance of Lake Garda with this 6-day trip to three unique lakeside towns. Your journey begins in the popular town of Sirmione, where you will visit an ancient Roman villa and the beautiful Scaliger Castle. Travel by boat to the north of the lake and experience the dramatic mountainous landscape surrounding Riva del Garda. End your trip by hopping south again to explore and relax in Desenzano del Garda.

Views across the Marche countryside to the Renaissance hill town of Urbino.
Map of Undiscovered Central Italy: Marche & Umbria - 6 Days
Undiscovered Central Italy: Marche & Umbria - 6 Days

Skip the crowds on this packed 6-day jaunt through Italy’s lesser-known central regions. Hidden between the Apennine Mountains and the Adriatic Sea, Marche boasts the rolling hills and rustic hill towns of Tuscany with far fewer tourists. Visit its beautiful fortified villages of Ascoli Piceno and Urbino, then sample its rich winemaking traditions on a tour of surrounding vineyards. Cross the mountains into Umbria to end your trip in the regional capital of Perugia, where you’ll explore ancient ruins, browse Renaissance art, and spend your final day learning to cook the local cuisine.

Italian Riviera Cove
Map of Grand Cities and Classic Riviera Villages: Turin, Santa Margherita Ligure, Cinque Terre, & More - 6 Days
Grand Cities and Classic Riviera Villages: Turin, Santa Margherita Ligure, Cinque Terre, & More - 6 Days

Spend 6 days in Northern Italy discovering the myriad charms of the Piedmont region and the Italian Riviera . Learn about the history of Turin on a guided walking tour of major sites, including the Royal Palace and Church of San Lorenzo. Escape the city and stay in relaxed Santa Margherita Ligure on the Italian Riviera. Enjoy walking along the beach to the fishing village of Portofino, and take day trips to explore the Cinque Terre and Genoa.

Wine tasting in a local vineyard
Map of Food & Wine in Verona, Padua & Venice - 6 Days
Food & Wine in Verona, Padua & Venice - 6 Days

This 6-day tour focuses on the amazing cuisine, wine, and culture of Northern Italy. Verona offers you the chance to sample homemade pasta and try your hand at becoming an Italian chef. You'll continue to the historic and charming city of Padua, visiting the Basilica di Sant'Antonio and Orto Botanical Garden. Head out for a day through the Euganean Hills to taste local products and learn about how the natural landscape influences the flavor of the grapes and olives grown in the region.

Sassi di Matera Panoramic View
Discover the Tastes of Salento - 6 Days

Discover the authentic taste of Salento in this gastronomic tour that takes you through some of the most charming villages in Southern Italy, including Alberobello with its Trulli houses, Ostuni with its white-washed facades, and Castro with its rocky coastline. Enjoy tasting farm-fresh foods, local olive oil, wine, and burrata cheese, plus take cooking classes with your hosts and in the town of Maglie. End your trip with a walking tour of a stunning limestone landscape filled with fascinating archeological sites near the UNESCO Heritage Site of Matera, a ancient hilltop city famous for its rustic bread.

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