Italy really needs no introduction. This beautiful country is filled with delicious food, marvelling history, astounding architecture, beautiful coast lines and the tragic ruins of Pompeii.
Our Book your Trip page offers backpackers the chance to explore Italy as part of a larger multi-country adventure. You can choose to spend your gap year on a Europe Flexi trip, which allows you to choose when you want to go where, or meet new friends on a jam packed European tour.
If you’re struggling to find a cheap hotel – not that unusual in Italy - we have great deals on hotel stays as well. Or, if you’d like to hone your skills, you can learn from the greatest on a European Art Explorer and Internship.
If any of the trips take your fancy, then just contact GYT via the enquiry page and a consultant will get back to you.
If trips were like courses at a dinner party, this would be the appetiser. 8 countries in one go gives you a taste of all these cities plus some hidden treasures, so you know where to go next time!
Milan is renowned for its shopping and fashion, but those are not the only reasons to visit. It’s also a beautiful city and full of amazing sights. Don’t miss out!
Florence is one of the jewels in Italy’s crown and this hotel is perfectly situated for staying there. It’s right in the middle of the city and close to everything!
This pass is your best choice if you want to check out one country properly, while on your gap year. Hop around by train on the local services as much as your pass will let you!
You could spend years travelling in Europe; luckily we have pioneered a tour that lets you experience the best of all the fabulous variety on offer in just over five adventure-crammed weeks.
There is so much to offer the traveller on this continent and this tour is a perfect introduction. See all the major highlights as well as some hidden gems that show this region at its best.
Venice, is unlike anywhere else in the world. A beautiful city built on a lagoon and positively dripping with history and culture. This hotel will give you somewhere perfectly located to stay.
There are quicker ways to travel from Paris to Barcelona but this trip takes you via coffee shops, the Berlin Wall, castles, the Alps, canals and the French Riviera. Try doing that by plane!
Seven countries in ten days...sounds like a tour for people who know what they want and don’t have time to wait around for it! This is a great introduction to Europe for first timers.
Glide through Venetian canals, whizz down the Swiss Alps, peek over the other side of the Berlin Wall and practice your Jungfrau mountain yodel so that France can hear you on this tour!