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 Milan Malpensa Airport

Located in Terminal 1 of Malpensa Airport (MXP), we are within easy reach of Milan, Italy's fashion and finance capital. Northern Italy’s most famed destinations, including Lake Como, the Alps, Lake Maggiore, and the Park of Ticino are temptingly nearby.

Sheraton Parco De' Medici Rome

Surrounded by a 27-hole golf course, this country-style hotel is near the new Trade Fair and only a short ride to Rome and the airport.

Cortina d’Ampezzo and Hollywood

Cortina d’Ampezzo has an illustrious past, with many famous faces regularly spotted in its hallways.

Introducing Cardinale, the legendary cocktail from La Dolce Vita

While La Dolce Vita reigned, barman at Excelsior Hotel created the Cardinale Cocktail in 1950. A Cardinal suggested the recipe to his bartender, and the idea was a success with the other clients too, so the bartender christened the cocktail with the name “Cardinale”.

Festive traditions around Italy

There’s so much to experience in Italy during Festive Days. Discover some of Italy’s most popular festive traditions that you will absolutely love being a part of.