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.

The Westin Europa & Regina, Venice

With its private entrance on the Grand Canal, the hotel is at once both centrally located and utterly secluded. The astonishing Piazza San Marco and spectacular Palazzo Ducale are a short walk away, as are countless boutiques and restaurants.

The St. Regis Rome

Built in 1894, it's a timeless haven of renewed charm. Precious, sumptuous interiors, exceptionally chic, uncompromising bespoke service.

The St. Regis Florence

Situated in central Florence, the scenic St. Regis Florence has been the preferred stop of seasoned travelers since the 18th Century. Steps away from iconic landmarks, it offers an unrivaled immersion into the cradle of the Renaissance.

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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Legends and Icons of the Gritti - celebrating 70 years of art and glamour

The Gritti Palace, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Venice celebrates its seventieth anniversary with an extraordinary collection of portraits signed by the English fashion artist David Downtown, who paid homage to some of the most famous and illustrious guests of the iconic hotel.

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There are some places in Rome where time seems to have stood still. The park villas are certainly worth going for a walk through beauty, art and nature.

Top secret spots in Milan

There are some secret places in Milan that reveal the wonders of a city of many facets, beyond the image of capital famous in the world for business and fashion. Here is our top list of the lesser-known corners of Milan.