Vacation Day Exploring Italy

Top 5 reasons to embark upon an Italian journey. From Venice to Milan, through Trieste, Costa Smeralda and beyond.

February 1, 2017

From Venice to Milan, through Trieste, Costa Smeralda and beyond. With hotels reaching across the beautiful country of Italy, there is something for everyone and visiting only one destination will never suffice.

 

Top 5 reasons to embark upon an Italian journey

Unfold the history of Rome inside the Coliseum, admire Renaissance sculptures in Florence’s Accademia and taste the finest Italian seasonal produce in the bacari wine bars of Venice. Begin your Italian adventure and let us guide you along the journey you will take.

Here the top five reasons to explore Italy:

1. Italian Food

Pizza, pasta, espresso café are just the tip of the iceberg. When you talk about food in Italy, it is all about culinary experiences. A universe of regional recipes and definitely a highlight of this trip. Enjoy an inspiring escape and discover Italy’s finest food products. Read More.

2. History and culture in a daily trip

If you are planning to explore the whole Italian artistic offer, this is something that is going to happen when hell freezes over. According to UNESCO, Italy owns about 5% of World Heritage sites and is the only nation in the world where there is such a concentration. Read More.

3. Four different kinds of weather

Italy is a peninsula in the middle of the Mediterranean and accordingly, it offers beautiful landscapes over the seas and mountains. Sicily and Sardinia, surrounded by emerald waters, are the largest islands and the richest in culture and history indeed. If you are a fan of greenery or snowy landscapes Alps and Apennines are the best place to stay.

4. Fashion

Italian fashion is the symbol of style and elegance. The three cities, which focus high fashion, are Rome, Milan and Florence. In any city in the world, you will find a boutique with Italian products. Visit the country where these masterpieces were created is a different shopping experience. Read More.

5. Iconic stays

Offering a glamorous suite selection, you can choose from some of the finest suites in Italy. From the royal settings in Rome, uncompromising views over Florence’s Ponte Vecchio, to the spectacular Venetian lagoon panorama, glamorous suite moments await.

Four Points by Sheraton Catania Hotel & Conference Center

Wake to dramatic views of Cyclops Coast beaches, and then tour nearby Catania and majestic Mt. Etna before refreshing in our azure pool.

Sheraton Roma Hotel & Conference Center

Ingenuity and intuitive service make our hotel a favored place for meeting, socializing, and relaxing, with an innately Italian flair.

The Gritti Palace, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Venice

Occupying a prestigious setting on the Grand Canal, The Gritti Palace was built in 1475 as residence of Doge Andrea Gritti. A leisurely short stroll from Piazza San Marco, the imposing palazzo awards rare views of Santa Maria della Salute.

Free Wi-Fi

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Culinary Temptations

Explore unique flavours in Italy. A Full Board package gives you the opportunity to relax and enjoy your stay knowing that all your meals are included: breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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Catania: the land of Myth

Catania is not just the second largest city of Sicily but it is a meeting point of ancient history and epic legends that date back to the times of the Myth.

The Museum of Silk: a celebration of Como handicraft traditions

A must-see for all the visitors who wants to discover one of the most appreciated handicraft tradition in Como: the Museum of Silk is a symbol of quality, prestige and refinement on an international level

Guy Johnston in concert: an unmissible SPG Moment in Venice

A breathtaking event dedicated to all SPG members who love beautiful music: an evening of Salon music and show pieces by Vivaldi and Schumann, a dinner at Restaurant Terrazza Danieli and a sumptuous stay at the Hotel Danieli.