Best ways to experience Italy

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Where to go for your coastal bliss or if you in planning a memorable road trip through the Tuscan countryside, an adventure on the Amalfi Coast, or both. Here are a few distinct vacation suggestions for Italy.

By rail, experience Venice, Florence, and Rome.

By rail, explore three of Italy’s famous cities. Enjoy the romanticism of Venice, be enchanted by Renaissance-era Florence, and wander around the eternal city of Rome, where historic sites coexist with hip boutiques and outdoor cafes. Hotel Santa Chiara in Venice, which features cozy rooms overlooking the renowned Grand Canal, is one of the hand-picked accommodations in the best places that we provide. We adore the Hotel Brunelleschi in Florence, which is only a few steps from the city’s world-famous art museums and galleries, and we recommend staying at Leon’s Place in Rome, a chic hideaway close to the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain. Sit back and enjoy the lovely Italian scenery passing by your window as you travel quickly between the cities on trains.

Rome 1 Day Tour – Luxury Car, Guide, Entrance Tickets, Lunch included
Seeing Rome in a day is a monumental task but this private, full-day tour covers it all. Visit the city’s iconic landmarks including the Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, and Vatican City, avoiding long lines with priority access admission. Quickly get between sites with private transportation and enjoy a delicious Roman lunch as part of your package. This tour is ideal for first-time visitors who are short on time. See iconic Roman attractions in one day on a private tour Visit the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Vatican City, and more Priority access entrance tickets and lunch are included A private guide and vehicle ensure a speedy and personalized experience

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Amalfi Coast

With its tangle of clifftop towns and bays with azure edges, Italy’s Amalfi Coast is one of the most sought-after vacation destinations. To truly experience the beauty of this area, we advise taking a two-centre vacation. Most head straight for Sorrento, which serves as an ideal introduction to living on the Neapolitan Riviera. Enjoy leisurely seafood lunches at beautiful ristorantes while getting lost in a maze of pretty alleyways (or hiking the Path of Gods). Stay at The Grand Hotel Capodimonte, a charming and historic hotel with five cascading pools, citrus-scented gardens, and stunning views of the Bay of Naples.

Twin Sorrento with Ischia, a nearby island that is a hidden gem. The main magic is in the ocean, though you may expect to find golden stretches of sand and excellent eating. The island is known for its natural hot springs because of its volcanic nature, and savvy tourists come here to soak in the therapeutic pools. One of the best is the Nefertiti thermal treatment center, which is located at the Hotel Le Querce in Ischia and draws its water from a spring that is 60 meters deep.

Pair Capri and Ravello for a taste of the good life. With some of the nicest views on the Amalfi Coast, Ravello stands erect above the masses. Book a romantic candlelit supper in the Michelin-starred restaurant after dark, then relax by the pool and take in the breathtaking views (and martinis). Your tour should come to a close at Caesar Augustus, Capri, a Relais & Châteaux hotel that embodies the grandeur of Capri and features an award-winning restaurant and an impressive infinity pool.

Amalfi Coast by Boat
The Amalfi Coast is one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in Italy but the summer crowds can be overwhelming. Escape the throngs with this private minicruise from Positano. Skirt the coastline to admire the picturesque villages, stop to visit the Emerald Grotto or have lunch on the beach (own expense), and drop anchor to swim and snorkel. Opt to dock in Amalfi to sightsee and shop at your own pace. Admire the Amalfi Coast far from the crowds with a private boat tour Set off from Positano; option to dock in Amalfi or stop for lunch on shore Swim and snorkel, snap photos of the coastline, and sunbathe on deck An English-speaking skipper for information and tips about the coast

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Italian Lakes

It’s not necessary to spend your entire summer vacation at the beach. The Italian Lakes are unique; they provide a picturesque backdrop for movies with their snow-capped mountains, deep blue waterways, and exquisite houses. Before spending time relaxing by the lake, we advise spending a few days exploring the adjacent cities of Milan, Venice, or Verona.

A common starting point for exploring Italy’s alluring waterways is Lake Garda. The Grand Hotel Gardone is one of our favorite accommodations. Many famous people have visited this establishment; Mr. Winston Churchill frequented the iconic hotel bar, which is now dedicated in his honor.

Alternately, go to Lake Como, which has long been a favorite getaway spot for A-listers like Madonna, Leonardo DiCaprio, and of course, the Clooneys, who are frequently photographed as they race off to their shorefront estate. At the Grand Hotel Victoria Concept & Spa, where the contemporary decor is almost as sparkling as the glistening scene outside your door, you’ll fit right into the celebrity lifestyle. Take a private boat tour, partake in wine tasting in a Romanesque abbey, and schedule a restorative treatment at the chic spa. Or just put on your Chanels and unwind on a Bali bed by the pool while channeling your inner celeb.

Sailing Experience on Lake Como with Private Skipper
Get away from the crowds on land and discover the quieter side of Lake Como on this private sailing adventure. Set sail from Bellagio on an elegant 8.5m-long boat to admire the attractions along the shoreline, including Villa del Balbianello, Villa Melzi, and Villa Carlotta. Sail alongside Comacina Island and drop anchor to dive into the crystal clear waters of the lake or relax on board with music, drinks and snacks. A unique way to discover the beauty of Lake Como, away from the crowds The flexibility and relaxed pace of a private sailing excursion Snap photos of the famous lake villas from the water and stop for a swim Soft and alcoholic drinks and snacks provided on board

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Tuscan road trip

Really as beautiful as you’ve heard, Tuscany. Spend time in Florence, Siena, and the surrounding countryside, a rolling mosaic of poppies, sunflowers, cute towns, and vineyards, before unwinding on the Riviera. The greatest method to get around Tuscany without being tied to a tour group is by automobile. Our 10-night Tuscany Self-Drive provides you the opportunity to explore at your own leisure and find hidden gems along the way. Drive down cypress-lined roads, savor the bounty of the Chianti wine region, and pause to sample traditional Tuscan fare in tiny trattorias.

Fully-Day Private Tour to Cinque Terre
Visit Cinque Terre, Italy’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed collection of five cliffside villages, on this private day trip from Florence. Don’t miss the opportunity to discover the charm and beauty of this coastal region, with stops in Manarola, Vernazza, and Corniglia. Admire the spectacular scenery made up of terraced hills and endless sea views; have time to browse local shops and walk along colorful streets; and take a scenic drive along the coastal road. When booking, you have the option to upgrade to include an additional stop in the Tuscan city of Pisa. Cinque Terre private day trip from Florence is customized to meet your preferences Travel by private vehicle through Tuscany to the coast of Italy Visit the villages of Manarola, Vernazza, and Corniglia Marvel at the way the villages perch on seaside cliffs, separated by terraced hills and trails Upgrade to include a stop in Pisa to see the Leaning Tower of Pisa, if you wish

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Escape to the islands

Although many families and couples travel to Sardinia solely to relax on the island’s breathtaking beaches, we suggest taking a twin-centre vacation to see two sides of this fascinating island. Before traveling south to Villa Del Parco, Forte Village, savor delectable fresh seafood and sail past idyllic islands with pink sand at L’Ea Bianca Luxury Resort on the Emerald Coast. With only 43 rooms, this quaint retreat is perfect for a quiet getaway, but it’s also a part of the vast Forte Village Resort, which offers amazing sports facilities and a bustling culinary scene.

Boat Rental with Skipper
The Maddalena archipelago is one of Sardinia’s main attractions, but this group of islets off the northern coast cannot be reached by large boats. Get an up-close look at pristine beaches and coastline with this private RIB boat tour, which can sail right up to the shore. Skirt the islands to admire the turquoise waters, swim and snorkel at the most secluded beaches, and relax aboard a luxury dinghy. A tour in a RIB dinghy to access restricted areas of the La Maddalena Archipelago National Park Admire the islands of the Maddalena archipelago such as Spargi, Budelli, Razzoli, Santa Maria and Caprera Stop for swimming and snorkeling; towels and snorkel masks provided The flexibility and relaxed pace of a private tour

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