Delicious food, amazing scenery, golden beaches, and a plethora of iconic cities: it's easy to see why holidays to Italy continue to draw the crowds. This boot-shaped nation is brimming with exciting experiences and once-in-a-lifetime sights. There's romance in the air on a city break to Venice or Rome, Pisa and Florence offer cultural attractions aplenty, while the Tuscan sunshine makes relaxation easy - Italy holidays really do have something for everyone. Then there’s the seaside; discover beautiful beaches on the Neapolitan Riviera, iconic glamour in Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast, and laid back island life on Sicily and Sardinia. For breathtaking scenery, tasty local wine and beautiful hotels, Lake Garda is hard to beat. Add to all of this a warm welcome, piles of pasta and some of the best gelato in the world and you’ve got the recipe for an unforgettable holiday.
Holidays to Italy open up a world of jaw-dropping sights and spine-tingling experiences. From the mesmerising architecture in Rome and Florence, to the leaning tower of Pisa and the Sistine Chapel, this place is packed with must-see sights. Then there are the spectacular views and winding streets of the Amalfi Coast, the canals that wind through Venice, the ruins of Pompeii, and the unspoilt countryside of Tuscany. Of course, many Italian holidays are about nothing but relaxing on beautiful beaches and challenging yourself to a variety of water sports in the coastal resorts. On Italy city breaks, discover world class art galleries, vibrant nightlife and superb shopping - after all, Milan is often dubbed the capital of the fashion world. Whatever your dream holiday to Italy, it’s bound to be packed with wonderful experiences.
One of the best things about holidays to Italy is undoubtedly the food and drink. Italian cuisine is loved the world over, but is best enjoyed in its homeland. From delicious pasta dishes, enormous fresh pizzas, seafood on the coast and wine made with locally grown grapes, dining out in Italy is a true event. When it comes to desserts, tuck into sweet treats like tiramisu and gelato. The epitome of a meal out in Italy is of course dining al fresco, what could be better than all of that delicious food, eaten by candlelight beneath the stars? Bellissimo!
It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct travel insurance and vaccinations and / or special medication for your destination. Please consult your GP for advice at least one month ahead of travel. It is essential that you meet the visa and passport requirements for your chosen destination. Visit the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (http://www.fco.gov.uk) website for up to date entry requirements listed by country
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