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.

The Westin Excelsior Florence

With the Piazza della Signoria and Uffizi just steps away, The Westin Excelsior, Florence sits at the center of Florentine culture. Browse boutiques along the Ponte Vecchio, have an espresso at a local café, and enjoy the best Florence has to offer.

The Westin Palace, Milan

Our downtown location is convenient to the city’s famous shopping and monuments. This historic luxury hotel is an elegant and sophisticated meeting point for business and leisure travellers alike.

Free Wi-Fi

Get free internet when you book with us. Stay connected when traveling at our hotels and resorts in Italy.
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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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Lake Como: a beautiful movie set

Authors, painters, composers, movie makers: everyone finds inspiration thanks to the beauty of Lake Como and brought this place wonders to life through their art. For a taste of the glitz and glamour, here is just a small insight into what movies have been shot on Lake Como.

Legends from Dolomites

The Italian Dolomites have been home to the Ladins, a unique group of people whose culture is rich in legends of witches, giants, ogres, dragons, and all types of mysterious creatures. The numerous legends in the Dolomites area spread the traditions, customs, and origins of this beautiful mountainous terrain.

Food Traditions in Catania – 5 Foods You Absolutely Must Taste

Food traditions in Catania often represent a complex mix of cultures. From the famous wines to the beautiful scenery and the delectable food, everything in Sicily seems to have more taste, more color, and more intensity. Discover the top 5 traditional food that you can't miss while in Catania!