Since the national rugby team's appearance in the expanded Six Nations, the sport has gone from strength to strength, particularly in the north of the country. As standards have improved, so Italian players have become increasingly highly regarded and several now play for the biggest clubs in Europe. Sport Experiences' rugby tours to Italy are based in the north east of the country, around Venice, Verona and Padua, where the highest concentration of clubs are found.
What the price includes
- Return flights from London to Italy
- Four nights' hotel accommodation
- Continental breakfasts and evening meals
- Coach transfers in Italy
- Two match fixtures against local opposition
- Excursion to Verona
- One free tour organiser place for every 10 paying passengers
- Services of Sport Experiences Tour Manager
Please use the above tour arrangements as guidance only; we will be happy to amend the tour duration, number of match fixtures and excursions to suit your team's requirements.
Check-in at the airport for your flight to Italy. On arrival you will be met at the airport and taken to your hotel.
Enjoy a free morning, before transferring to your first opposition's ground for MATCH ONE. Join with the hosts for post-match refreshments before returning to your hotel.
Select from our wide range of cultural and leisure activities and excursions, such as a day sightseeing in Venice or a day at Gardaland Theme Park.
Spend the day sightseeing in Verona in the company of our expert local guide, before transferring to your second opposition's ground for MATCH TWO. Join with the hosts for post-match refreshments before returning to your hotel.
Coach transfer back to the airport for your flight home at the end of a thoroughly enjoyable and rewarding five days away.
Our tour arrangements are based include return flights for your group, either from a London airport or from one located more conveniently for you. On arrival in Italy you will board your Sport Experiences coach, which will collect you from and return you back to the airport in Italy. The coach will also provide the transfers to your matches, as well as between your pre-booked activities each day and your hotel, to ensure you enjoy the very best tour arrangements.
Your group will stay in one of our carefully selected three-star hotels near Lake Garda, such as the Hotel Gardesano in Bussolengo. Basing your tour party in this area ensures that you are most conveniently located for the airport, tour matches and wonderful sightseeing and excursions.
Excursions and Activities
To help plan your tour, our dedicated sports tour executive will discuss your requirements with you, take responsibility for planning your itinerary and offer you a comprehensive visits booking service, including a wide range of dining, sightseeing and excursion options.