The Best Affordable Budget Tours to Italy

Rome Rome

Ready to explore Italy on a budget with an organized tour? These budget-friendly tours are your ticket to an unforgettable adventure without emptying your wallet. We've carefully evaluated low-cost tours from highly reviewed companies, ensuring that you get the most out of your travel budget. From wallet-friendly prices and glowing guest ratings to excellent service, captivating destinations, and immersive activities, these handpicked budget tours to Italy offer an unbeatable combination of affordability and excitement.


The Top 3:

  • 8 Days, $1196.84

  • 13 Days, $2257.90

  • 7 Days, $1367.98

What are budget and low-cost tours like in Italy?

Italy

Here are the important factors:

  • 25 trip options analyzed
  • $132 average price per day (USD)
  • 3 to 15 days in length
  • 4.52 of 5 average rating
  • 29 people or less on average

Curious about the diverse range of budget tours? Prepare to be amazed by the array of options available to suit every traveler's preferences. It comes as no surprise that visitors adore these tours, given their exceptional average guest rating of 4.52 out of 5 stars. When it comes to group sizes, the average maximum capacity stands at 29 people, allowing for a comfortable and sociable experience. The shortest tour is 3 days, while the longest is 15 days. Looking at physical activity, the tours are easy, moderate, relaxing, and serious, with the most as easy. Regarding transportation, the tours are categorized as train & rail, coach / bus, and self drive, with the majority being train & rail. With a comprehensive analysis encompassing 25 budget tours, you can rest assured that Italy has something tailored to your interests and preferences, promising an unforgettable experience for all.

(All tour prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by TourRadar. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

So, let's get to it and see...

The 10 Best Budget Tours in Italy
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Eurobike



8 Days Pisa to La Spezia 7 Destinations 10 People at Most Ages 1 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Set off on an extraordinary journey that has been awarded a 5 out of 5 stars by previous guests. This terrific trip also highights cycling and family-friendly activities. With a duration of 8 days, this voyage offers an intimate group setting, accommodating 10 individuals, while extending a warm welcome to people of any age. With 7 destinations to explore, you'll get the chance to see Lucca, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Forte dei Marmi, and La Spezia, and more. Beginning in beautiful Pisa, you'll have a terrific journey that ends in La Spezia. Brought to you by Eurobike, this exceptional deal is an incredible steal at a mere $150 per day.

  • Bicycle
  • Family
  • Self-Guided Cycling
$1,197
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 25% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Italy on a Budget Tours



13 Days Rome to Venice 12 Destinations 15 People at Most Ages 18 to 45 Guest Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

With this option you can experience an unparalleled trip for 13 unforgettable days. It ensures an intimate group setting with 15 participants at most. Along the way, this journey encompasses 12 destinations, including Amalfi, Positano, Naples, and Florence. Rome will mark the start of your journey, while Venice will serve as its final destination. Italy on a Budget Tours, the organizer of this journey, extends a warm invitation to guests travelers aged 18 to 45 years old. This extraordinary opportunity offers exceptional value at only $130 per day.

  • In-depth Cultural
$2,258 $1,693
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 25% Off
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Italy on a Budget Tours



7 Days Start/End in Rome 8 Destinations through Italy, Vatican City (Holy See) 25 People at Most Ages 18 to 45 Guest Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

This fantastic trip has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, visiting Italy and Vatican City (Holy See). This itinerary covers 8 captivating destinations, with stops in Pompeii, Sorrento, Capri, and Amalfi, among others. Rome kicks off your expedition, serving as both the starting and finishing point. Lasting 7 days, the maximum group size is 25 people, and it's good for travelers aged 18 to 45 years old. Organized by Italy on a Budget Tours, this is a great deal because it's only $147 per day.

  • In-depth Cultural
$1,368 $1,026
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
by Smart Trip



3 Days Start/End in Rome 5 Destinations 200 People at Most Ages 18 to 25 Guest Rating: 4.0 out of 5 stars

With a stellar 4 out of 5 rating, this extraordinary voyage is the perfect choice. With an emphasis on local culture and beaches, you know you'll have an amazing adventure. Immerse yourself in a travel experience that includes 5 destinations, featuring Sorrento, Capri, and Positano. You'll start and end this amazing trip in Rome. Spanning across 3 days, the voyage accommodates 200 individuals, and is suitable for travelers aged 18 to 25 years old. Offered by Smart Trip, this remarkable voyage is priced at just $129 per day. Don't miss out on this incredible experience.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Beach
$388
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by UTracks



8 Days Lucca to Siena 6 Destinations 15 People at Most Ages 2 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This exceptional trip offering by UTracks has received a 5 out of 5 rating. On this 8-day voyage you can unwind while also making new memories. Uncover the beauty of 6 destinations on this itinerary, with highlights such as Monteriggioni, Gambassi Terme, San Gimignano, and Gracciano. Lucca will mark the start of your journey, while Siena will serve as its final destination. With a group size of 15 people, it's suitable for travelers aged 2 or older. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $149 per day.

  • Family
$1,190
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by UTracks



8 Days Bologna to Florence 7 Destinations 15 People at Most Ages 2 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Check out this voyage that has received rave reviews, earning a stellar 5 out of 5 rating. Traverse through 7 enchanting destinations, with Monzuno, Bruscoli, San Piero a Sieve, and Fiesole among the must-see stops along the route. Bologna marks the starting point, while Florence stands as the final stop on your incredible journey. Spanning across 8 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 15 participants, and it's great for travelers aged 2 or older. Brought to you by the renowned UTracks, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $144 per day - an unbeatable value.

  • Sightseeing
  • Family
$1,150
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 20% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by G Adventures



7 Days Rome to Dubrovnik 4 Destinations through Italy, Croatia 24 People at Most Ages 18 to 35 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This 7-day voyage, visiting Italy and Croatia, is ideal for travelers aged 18 to 35 years old. And priced at only $123 per day, it's a great value, too. This trip visits 4 destinations, including Split and KorĨula along the way. Beginning in beautiful Rome, you'll have a terrific journey that ends in Dubrovnik. It's offered by G Adventures, a very popular company with rave reviews and knowledgeable guides. It's currently on a special discounted offer.

  • Historical
$1,079 $863
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 10% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Meet and Greet Italy



9 Days Milan to Rome 4 Destinations 8 People at Most Ages 1 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Priced at just $122 per day, this terrific 9-day voyage is ideal for people of any age. Experience a trip that takes you to 4 remarkable destinations, including Venice and Florence. Milan will mark the start of your journey, while Rome will serve as its final destination. Organized by the reputable Meet and Greet Italy, this is one of the best tours on this list.

  • Train & Rail
  • Historical
  • Family
$1,221 $1,099
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 20% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by TUI Italia



8 Days Start/End in Bari 12 Destinations 50 People at Most Ages 15 to 80 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Check out this incredible journey that has received a 5 out of 5 rating from previous guests. With a duration of 8 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 50 people, and is good for travelers aged 15 to 80 years old. Explore 12 incredible locations on this trip, including Gallipoli, Brindisi, Alberobello, and Polignano a Mare. You'll start and end your journey in beautiful Bari. This fantastic option, organized by TUI Italia, presents an unbeatable value at just $99 per day.

  • Historical
  • Self Drive
$985 $788
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Italy on a Budget Tours



4 Days Start/End in Rome 2 Destinations through Italy, Vatican City (Holy See) 15 People at Most Ages 18 to 39 Guest Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

Spanning over 4 days, this journey, visiting Italy and Vatican City (Holy See), has a maximum size of 15 individuals. Welcoming travelers aged 18 to 39 years old, it is organized by Italy on a Budget Tours, a very popular company with plenty of great reviews. Rome kicks off your expedition, serving as both the starting and finishing point. Available at an unbeatable price of only $130 per day, this option also has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from previous guests.

  • Coach / Bus
  • In-depth Cultural
$518
TourRadar

See also The Best Family-Friendly Tours to Italy, The Best Hiking & Trekking Tours in Italy, The Best Historical Tours in Italy, The Best 10-Day Tours in Italy, The Best One Week (7-Day) Tours in Italy, The Best 3-Day Tours in Italy, The Best 2-Week Tours in Italy, The Best Bicycle Tours in Italy, Tours for Outdoor and Nature Lovers in Italy, The Best Christmas & New Years Tours in Italy, The Best Coach Bus Tours in Italy, The Best Adventure Tours to Italy, The Best Eco Tours in Italy, The Best Train & Rail Tours in Italy, The Best Thrill-Seeking Tours in Italy, The Best Sightseeing Tours in Italy, The Best Cultural Tours in Italy, The Best Vineyard & Wine Tours in Italy, The Best Food and Culinary Tours in Italy, The Best Music Tours in Italy, The Best Romantic Tours for Couples in Italy, The Best Self Drive Tours in Italy, The Best Walking Tours in Italy, The Best Tours Under $1000 in Italy, The Best Luxury Tours to Italy, The Best Tours for Seniors to Italy, The Best Contiki Tours to Italy, or The Best G Adventures Tours to Italy for more tour ideas. With so many options, there's a guided tour or vacation package for every type of traveler.

Also, if you're departing from a specific destination, see The Best 3-Day Tours from Rome, The Best 3-Day Tours from Florence, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Rome, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Catania, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Venice, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Naples, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Florence, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Milan, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Bari, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Palermo, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Pisa, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Bolzano, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Olbia, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Merano, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Bologna, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Cagliari, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Civitavecchia, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Alberobello, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Como, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Montecatini, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Siena, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Lucca, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Turin, The Best 10-Day Tours from Rome, The Best 10-Day Tours from Venice, The Best 10-Day Tours from Palermo, The Best 10-Day Tours from Catania, The Best 10-Day Tours from Milan, The Best 10-Day Tours from Naples, The Best 2-Week Tours from Rome, The Best 2-Week Tours from Venice, The Best 2-Week Tours from Milan, or The Best 2-Week Tours from Palermo for more package tour options.

How much do budget tours cost in Italy?

Average Daily Price Budget Tours
$132

Travelers to Italy will have a large number of terrific options for budget tours at a variety of great prices. The price of budget tours here can vary by type, destinations, length, and travel style. Based on thorough data from 25 budget tours, their average daily price is a very reasonable $132 per day. If you're interested in more information about tours here, see our guide to tour prices in Italy.

And for more information on Italy, see Italy Travel Costs and Italy Hotel Costs.


Budget Your Trip
Budget Your Trip is all about finding out how much everything costs so that you can travel cheaper and longer. With average daily travel costs that are calculated from the budgets of real travelers, you can find out how much money you need to plan your next adventure. On this website you can also find travel advice, accommodation reviews, and activity suggestions.

Some of the links on this website are sponsored or affiliate links which help to financially support this site. By clicking the link and making a purchase, we may receive a small commission, but this does not affect the price of your purchase.