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.
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.
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!
From the Eternal City of Rome we take you to the roof of Europe in Switzerland through its snowy peaks then down though Paris and finally Amsterdam in the Dutch lowlands.
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!
Perfectly located for any trip to Rome this hostel is just round the corner from the Coliseum and very close to the main station. Handy for all you gappers interrailing round Europe!
Spend an amazing month travelling the fabulous European continent; from West to East, North to South and beyond. You’ll get to explore all four corners of the continent!
Introducing the heavyweight champion of Europe tours. Uncover this magnificent continent in all its glory as you spend seven fabulous weeks soaking up all its culture, cuisine and history.
Two very different European cities are famous for their canal networks. But will you prefer a boat cruise around the waterways of Amsterdam, or a gondola ride on the canals of Venice?
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!
Perfect for anyone starting their gap year from the UK, whether you live there or not, this Western European complete gap year shows you the highlights of this amazing continent in style.