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Italy is a boot-shaped peninsula of beautiful rolling hills and vineyards dotted with romantic walled villages, aromatic pine forests and stunningly beautiful lakes, magical coastlines and addictively aesthetic cities – it’s ready-made for a photography holiday.
Whether you don’t know you shutter speeds from your apertures, or you’re looking for an off-grid adventure to refresh your expertise, there’s a photography holiday in Italy to suit you, and with local guides absolutely passionate about the work and their area, you’re sure to come away with treasured memories that are captured forever.
There can't be many regions on earth with a landscape as distinct as the rolling hills and cypress trees of Tuscany. Throw in stunning food and wine and cities that ooze art, culture and incredible architecture, and you have the perfect destination for a photography holiday.
Tuscany's lesser-known neighbour, Umbria packs just as much beauty and culture into the same area, but with fewer crowds and more of those magical, unique experiences. A photography holiday here gets you right off the beaten track, discovering hidden gems every day.
Photography in Italy is an activity ready-made for a country that truly rewards you for getting far off the beaten track, and into its stunning wilderness.
There are opportunities everywhere you look, from the incredible beauty and poise of Florence or Siena, the stunning rolling hills and medieval villages of Tuscany, the otherworldly spiritual atmosphere of Assissi, to the offbeat trails and forests of Umbria.
A photography expedition in Italy can be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, a chance to either hone your skills or capture that ultimate image you’ve been dreaming about. With local guides who know their way around a camera as well as they do around the landscape, you’re in for a trip that will guarantee great results and a fabulous experience.
As has already been mentioned, Italy is a country with a huge variety of landscapes. Head to Tuscany for famous cities of narrow winding alleyways, impressive piazzas and magnificent cathedrals, or get a little further off the beaten track and head for the quiet rural hillsides of Umbria.
So whether you want to simply enjoy the Tuscan lifestyle in Siena and Florence, or whether you’d rather explore the Tuscan or Umbrian countryside and the characterful towns and villages to be found there, with Not In The Guidebooks, we can help you find the very best photography experiences.
Experienced photographers, people who are picking up a proper camera for the first time, all our experienced are geared towards your level and are, in fact, tailored exactly to what you want to get out of your trip.
Suitable for those who want to strike out to areas rarely visited by anyone, on an expedition that takes you to those authentic, traditional towns and villages, or if you want to discover the cities of Florence, Siena or Assissi form totally unique perspectives, with us we can guarantee you’ll find exactly the experience you were dreaming of.
We’re passionate about helping people find the most amazing experiences on their travels, through meeting local people, exploring new places, and discovering alternative activities that make holidays special. We do this by carefully selecting partners in countries around the world who are experts in their local area, sourcing interesting people who can guide you through immersive experiences.
Our local partners in Italy know how to show people the very best of their home. Choosing a Not In The Guide Books holiday in Italy means you don’t have to choose between a city break or an activity-filled holiday, you can get the best of both worlds with a unique trip.