Many visitors see a certain region of Italy yet miss out on others, however Italy is surprisingly diverse and each area offers something different. A grand tour of Italy offers a way to see many sides of this beautiful country.
Italy has become one of the fastest growing countries for tourism with a wealth of history dating back to the Roman Empire, Renaissance and Napoleonic Wars. The capital city Rome hosts an abundance of monuments and museums, including the Vatican and Colloseum. Venice stretches along the Adriatic Sea, across 117 small islands in the marshy Venetian Lagoon . The main attractions include St Mark's Basilica, the Grand Canal, and the Piazza San Marco.
Our Italy Holiday Highlights
• Gazing at the dome of St Peter’s Basilica soaring high above and seeing the world-famous Sistine Chapel first hand
• Stay in a selection of excellent 5 star hotel in the heart of each city we visit
• Explore Rome, Florence, Verona, Milan and Venice – cities of art, history romance and style
• Revelling in the medieval and Renaissance architecture that gives Italy such an air of romance
Where is Italy
With a long Mediterranean coastline, beautiful serene central valleys, exciting cities, the dramatic lakes and mountains of the north and timeless villages, Italy enjoys possibly a perfect location in Europe.
The food of Italy is of course famous around the world. However it is only by visiting the country that you will experience the true flavours and variety of Italian cuisine. In Italy each region offers something different and Italians are passionate about using local crops in their dishes. Pasta, seafood, hearty meat dishes, delicious snacks and great wine – Italy’s food is a highlight in itself.