Northern Italy Tours

Set off on a guided tour or self guided adventure through Northern Italy where natural landscapes reign supreme. Discover the alluring beauty of the Italian Lakes or get active beneath the Dolomites’ jagged peaks. Hike, bike or tour your way around this breathtaking landscape crowned by the design capital of Milan, the canals of Venice, and romantic Verona.

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9 Days Milan to Milan

Operator: Trafalgar

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8 Days Milan to Milan

Operator: Explore!

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8 Days Armentarola to Armentarola

Operator: Exodus Travels

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8 Days Milan to Riva del Garda

Operator: Intrepid Travel

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Discover Popular experiences and highlights in Northern Italy

The Gastronomy of Piedmont

The Gastronomy of Piedmont

Nestled at the foot of the Alps, this region is a treasure trove of culinary and scenic delights. Wander through vineyards and quiet country roads and refuel with local produce along the way.

Become Enchanted with Verona

Become Enchanted with Verona

Known for the narrative of star-crossed lovers, this city will romance you. Visit Juliet’s Balcony, explore the piazzas, marvel at the impressive Roman Arena, and discover Verona’s beating heart.

Fashion, Arts & Shopping in Milan

Fashion, Arts & Shopping in Milan

Brimming with art and creativity, here you can admire the Gothic style Doumo, marvel at Leonardo da Vinci's mural 'The Last Supper', and shop to your heart’s content in this fashion capital.

Hike & Bike the Dolomites

Hike & Bike the Dolomites

Explore the great outdoors on a walking or cycling adventure through the Dolomites. Meander apple orchards and vineyards against a backdrop of vast alpine scenery or opt for more challenging trails between the limestone peaks.

Explore the Italian Lakes

Explore the Italian Lakes

Discover the Italian Lakes on a shoreside sojourn or active adventure. Journey along tranquil shores ringed by forests, charming villages, and medieval castles as you visit Lake Garda, Lake Maggiore and Lake Como in Italy’s Lake District.

Recent Reviews What our clients are saying about their journeys through Northern Italy

Wonderful tour through northern Italy and Switzerland     , ACT, Australia, Sep 2022
This trip to me was classic Backroads Touring - visiting a mix of smaller places particularly in Italy with great experiences which you wouldn’t think to do yourself or couldn’t do with a larger group, and a mix of iconic railway journeys with lake and mountain vistas in Switzerland. We had a very small group with a great tour guide who got to know more our group’s interests and with the driver, was able to make minor itinerary adjustments to make the tour even more special.

Highlights in Italy included visits to a small Grana Padano cheese factory (and sampling), a boat trip in Lake Iseo and hike to the church at the top of Monte Isola, and a cooking lesson and wine tasting in the Franciacorta region. In Switzerland, highlights were the trips on the Bernina and Glacier Express train trips, the bus trip over the Sustenpass and the cogwheel train trip above Brienz. A great way to experience these parts of Europe - with some unique moments along the way.
Classic Dolomites   , TAS, Australia, Aug 2022
All-round excellent tour. Fabulous scenery, lovely group, great guide (Jordan), gorgeous characterful hotel (Hotel Adler) and the organisation from Exodus was excellent. Thank you!
So good, I stayed an addiitonal week!!   , NSW, Australia, Feb 2022
Brilliant week with Exodus, cross-country skiing in Dobbiaco. The tour leaders, Michele and Alex, really make the difference. The Hotel Tschurtschenthaler is family owned & operated, and provided the perfect base for the skiing program - comfortable airy rooms, great breakfasts & dinners, and a magnificent Wellness Spa after a big day skiing.
The more skiing program itself was well organised, with full instruction & guiding provided by our leaders. Michele went above and beyond in his care of us, arranging for activities and dinner on our "free" day and ensuring that everyone was happy and safe. The program was so good that i changed my itinerary and stayed an additional week!
Booking my holiday through Georgie at Global Journeys was easy and efficient. I was kept informed along the way.
Best of Italian Lakes   , NSW, Australia, Oct 2019
Trafalgar was as always great. The only complaint I have is The Villa Maree Hotel at Lake Garda. It’s 40 mins walk to the closest large town, although you can get a bus or Taxi and you cannot see the Lake. No tea making facilities in room, fridge not cold at all! Tour very busy if you take all the excursions but great sights, pretty scenery. Bolzano more beautiful and Dolimites.

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