Italy is by far the most popular destinations for a guided tours for seniors. It’s popularity stems not just from a perfect combination beautiful weather, a gorgeous countryside and coastline, world renowned food, art, and culture -- Italian life moves at a slower, more indulgent pace. It’s this climate and way of life -- “La Dolce Vita” -- that makes for a flawless vacation.
Types of Italy Guided Tours for Seniors
There is more than one way to explore Italy, especially if you’re not up for a high intensity cycling or hiking adventure. Many seniors choose to get to know the country by coach tour, cruise, or a guided educational tour.
Coach Tours in Italy
Coach tours are a great way to get to know Italy’s countryside. They make hard to reach places accessible, and provide great views along the way. In a guided coach tour of Italy, the traveler doesn’t have to stress about the best route and what stops to take, or struggle with transporting and watching their luggage. If this sounds appealing to you, but you are worried that you may be sacrificing luxury or comfort, consider a high-end coach tour.
What could be better than an idyllic cruise through the gorgeous, crystal-blue waters of the Mediterranean? Spend the beginning and end of every day this way by touring Italy by cruise.
With so many iconic, culturally rich cities along the coast of Italy and its islands, there are dozens of routes to take. Would you rather focus only on Northern Italy? Or is visiting other countries too hard to resist, and Italy only a pitstop on your cruise also stopping in Croatia and Montenegro?
Educational / Learning
Italy is inextricable from its rich culture, history, and artistic scene. If you are passionate about these topics, and interested in learning more, consider bolstering your knowledge on an educational guided tour. Going on an educational group tour will add depth and meaning to any tour, and you will gain appreciation for the country’s renowned landmarks, and why they are this way.
Senior Tours in Italy
A guided tour meant specifically for seniors means things will move at a more relaxed pace. The tour guide will likely allow extra time for certain things. Instead of rushing seniors from destination to destination, seniors might be allowed to enjoy an extended reprieve at a café, and sit with a petite cappuccino while people watching. Extra attention will also be paid to the finer aspects of the traveling, such as guaranteeing comfortable lodging, and good, hearty meals.