Educational Archaeological Tours in Italy

Discover the Heart of History in Italy
with Far Horizons Tours

Welcome to Far Horizons, the premier tour company offering upscale, educational tours worldwide. Founded by a Maya archaeologist in 1982, our destinations have expanded to include most of the world while offering unparalleled individual attention to our clients.

Our groups are limited to a maximum of 14 participants, allowing an unmatched experience while traveling with a PhD expert on the region and exploring archaeological sites and UNESCO World Heritage sites.

We are proud of our rich educational experience, the camaraderie with fellow travelers, and the fun we provide.

With a policy of donating to archaeological and scientific projects, we have created a bond with the academic community, allowing us to organize private entrée events only for Far Horizons’ guests.

Browse our range of cultural tours in Italy. We offer a diverse range of ancient history tours of Italy, with different themes that straddle art, politics, architecture, and so much more.

If you are looking for something unique or not listed here, contact us to discuss our custom tour options.

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Italy’s Tuscany & Umbria: Art & Architecture Tour

13 Days
Availability : TBA
Admire Italy’s Renaissance heritage in Florence, Siena, Assisi, Orvieto and many more charming hill towns of Tuscany & Umbria
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Rome and Southern Italy Archaeological Tour

11 Days
Availability : May 21 - 31, 2025
Tour Rome and Southern Italy including stops at Pompeii, Sorrento, Herculaneum, Naples and Paestum
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Italy: In the Path of the Etruscans

12 Days
Availability : June 3 – 14, 2024
Rome’s Etruscan and the Vatican Etruscan Museums, Orvieto and Cotona hill towns, Volterra’s Etruscan Museum, and Glorious Florence
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Sicily Tour: Art & Archaeology

15 Days
Availability : October 4 - 18, 2024
Experience the island’s UNESCO World Heritage sites, including Agrigento, the Villa Romana del Casale, the Late Baroque towns of the Val di Noto, Syracuse, and majestic Mt. Etna.
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Join Far Horizons on an adventure of a lifetime!

Led by distinguished scholars and created by our visionary staff, our tours offer a unique blend of education, camaraderie, and an understanding of the world’s past and present cultures.

Travel in Small Groups

Our tours have a maximum of 14 people, allowing for an intimate experience and personalized attention.

Trusted Partnerships

We have donated to archaeological and other projects in all our destinations for over 40 years.

Experience Unique Trips

Every day of our tours offers a unique and distinctive itinerary, ensuring an adventure like no other.

Behind-the-Scenes Access

Our tours provide behind-the-scenes access with on-site specialists, providing a unique glimpse into the world of archaeology.

Unmatched Customer Service

Our offerings are personalized with complete attention to detail, ensuring a seamless and unforgettable travel experience.

Scholar-Led Tours

Every tour is led by a well-respected PhD scholar, ensuring an enriching and educational journey for all.

Join us on a journey into the heart of history…

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    Far Horizons Traveler Testimonials

    “One of the many things which keep us returning to Far Horizons is the care with which guest speakers are selected. The expertise, almost universally, shown makes these tours outstanding, plus the care taken by the tour manager.”

    Tom Potworowski and Patricia Holmes

    “I love it all – Far Horizons’ superb planning, exotic cultures and fantastic archaeological sites visited, and, perhaps most of all, wonderful and lasting new friendships made. I look forward to my next trip with Far Horizons”

    Faith Henschel