Walking tour Portoferraio Elba

NEW! Five-Day Guided Tour of the Island of Elba

Trekking with the Medici family and Napoleon along magnetic mountains and pristine beaches Dear fellows, I am excited to share with you this new tour to Elba Island.  Elba is an island that deserves to be walked, possessing a magnificent coast of cliffs, beaches and coves. This 5-day, 4-night tour will lead you to discover the…

Slow travel in practice

There is much ado about “Slow Travel”: it is often used as a brand name without a proper understanding of what the term really means. On paper, Slow Travel is an offshoot of the Slow Food movement – a focus on local farming, regional cuisine, communal meals and traditional food preparation methods that began in…

Tasting in a vineyard

No, Italy has not closed its borders to tourists until 2021

These last months have been dramatic for WalkItalyTours: several bookings have been cancelled, and guests from Australia, South Africa and the UK were forced to modify their trips, both guided and self-guided tours, so the last thing we wanted to hear was that Italy was keeping its borders closed! There were reports that Dario Franceschini,…

NEW ! Guided Tours Planning for 2020 – 2021

  Year 2020 Six-Day Guided Tour of South Tuscany: September, 22 – 27 Five-Day Guided Tour of Island of Elba: September, 30 – October 4 Sardinia Coast to Coast and Selvaggio Blue: October, 26 – 29 Year 2021 Six-Day Guided Tour of South Tuscany: April: 25 – 30; September 26 – October 1st Five-Day Guided…