Tour of Italy


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Rome, the Eternal City

Be swept away by the splendour of the Eternal City, dotted with artistic masterpieces, classical ruins, extravagant squares, majestic churches, sumptuous squares. Follow the footprints of great personalities who have left their mark in the ancient Roman Empire, and feel the history vibrate in every corner. Stroll through the streets and spots famous for being cinema locations, and feel part of the fascinating Dolce Vita. Discover the city’s remarkable monuments and archaeological sites; enjoy its delicious cuisine and its engaging atmosphere. Italy’s capital is one of the world’s most charismatic spots; you’ll fall in love with this enchanting city, a living museum without equal.

Florence & Tuscany

Tuscany, cradle of the Renaissance, is home of amazing landscapes, lavish history, superb cuisine and world-renowned excellent wines, such as Chianti and Brunello. The scenery of Tuscany’s landscape is just breath-taking: Siena’s vine-swathed hills, for example, are a pure bliss; Chianti area is one of the most attractive in the whole region, as well as the most well-known and loved by visitors from across the world. Tuscany’s elegant countryside is overlaid with vineyards, olive groves and small stone villages. This lively atmosphere stimulated the creative spirit of artists the likes of Giotto, Brunelleschi, Michelangelo. Leonardo da Vinci. The cities -not only the magnificent Florence, but also Siena, Pisa, Lucca, San Gimignano– are pregnant with artistic treasures, medieval traces, Renassaince splendour. Florence can also be used as an excellent starting point to visit Cinque Terre.

Land of Venice

Immers yourself in a city unique of its kind, whose peculiar scenery is protagonist of plenty of photographs, romances, movies: yes, we are talking about Venice, one of the most romantic cities of the world. With its canals surmounted by gorgeous bridges and crossed by the typical gondolas, with its narrow alleyways and its historical palaces, with the marvellous Piazza San Marco that is a triumph of Byzantine architecture, Venice ranks as one of the destinations that everyone should see at least once. Moreover, Venezia can be the perfect starting point to visit the Palladian Villas, superb example of classical architecture designed by architect Andrea Palladio (1508-1580) and scattered throughout the Veneto region. For their magnificence, most villas are listed by UNESCO as part of a World Heritage Site.

Emilia Romagna: the Food Valley

Emilia Romagna, defined not by chance “Food Valley”, is famous for its strong culinary tradition: land of savours and flavours, it is the perfect destination for gourmands in search of traditional specialities. Its excellent cuisine is famous all over the world, and the quality of its products makes all the difference. Emilia boasts an incredible number of PDO products (Protected Designation of Origin) and PGI products (Protected Geographical Indication): the renowned Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, the Culatello di Zibello (cured pork) and the Aceto Balsamico di Modena (traditional balsamic vinegar) are just a few examples. Not to mention the 15 Slow Food Presidia, the DOC and IGT excellent wines and more than 200 traditional products registered in the ministerial register.  The importance of the cuisine in this region is a cornerstone. It is not surprising that here, in 2017, born FICO EATALY WORLD, the largest food park in the world.

Piemonte: le langhe

Piemonte is the perfect tourist destination for lovers of good cuisine and wines. The area called Le Langhe in fact is hilly area offering astonishing landscapes and famous for its wines, cheeses and truffles. The spectacular Piemonte’s wines, such as Barbera, Barolo, Dolcetto or Moscato d’Asti, are famous all over the world and delight the palates of the finest conoisseurs.  The white truffles of Alba (home of Ferrero Rocher chocolates), the gorgonzola cheese from Novara or mushrooms from the Val di Susa are world-renowned traditional specialities, as well as the delicious gianduiotti, made with a mixture of cocoa and hazelnut paste, a speciality of Turin invented in 1852. In the north area of the region you can find attractive Alps ski resorts, which include Courmayeur but also the National Park of Gran Paradiso.

Lakes region

Italy’s lakes area is one of the most fascinating regions of the Country. Once the traditional summer refuge for Europe’s aristocracy, with the elegant facades of the neo-classical villas mirroring the waters, today it offers a unique mix of charm and fun to lake tourism lovers. The largest and most famous lakes (Lake Como, Garda, Maggiore and Iseo) are located in Lombardia, hemmed in the mountains and bathing gorgeous shores lined with sophisticated palaces and sumptuous gardens. Undoubtedly, Lake Como is one of the most famous and awe-inspiring Italian images in the world; not by chance, it draws a lot of tourists and celebrities. The amazing  scenery includes the splendour of Villa d’Este (Cernobbio), Villa Serbelloni and Villa Melzi (Bellagio), and Villa Passalacqua (Moltrasio).  Visiting lakes area is also a great occasion for those who enjoy practicing water sports, paragliding, trekking, horseback riding, mountain-biking, rock-climbing and golf.

Milan, the fashion capital

Milan, set in Italy’s Lombardy region, is an absolute behemoth with the most populated metropolitan area in Italy. Home to the national stock exchange, it’s a financial hub as well as the main sartorial hub in the country, and it’s recognised internationally as one of the world’s most important fashion capitals, along with Paris, London and New York. Milan offers a magnificent mix of historical architecture and modern high-rise skyscrapers. Visiting this attractive city, you’ll be plunged into a vibe that balances old-world romance with cosmopolitanism and urban style. Moreover, Milan boasts an extensive internal transport network and is also an important transportation node in Italy: it means that it can be used as an excellent starting point to visit other interesting spots, such as the charming hills of Franciacorta wine, laying in the heart of Lombardy, as well as the vineyards of Piedmont, the neighbouring Switzerland, Cinque Terre or the Dolomites.

Amalfi coast

Set in Campania, southern region of Italy, Costiera Amalfitana is a stunning beautiful coastline, undoubtedly one of the finest in Italy. It stretches from the gorgeous and colourful Positano and the city of Salerno, at the foot of the majestic Vesuvio volcano, and offers one of the most amazing landscape you have ever seen. You’ll have the feeling to be in a post-card, or even inside a painting. Not by chance, for its cultural richness and its wonderful landscape, in 1997 the Amalfi coast was added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage. Visit Amalfi Coast and immerse yourself in a charming atmosphere: get the chance to relax on the Capri white sandy beaches, have a delightful lunch in a restaurant plunged into the blue of the sea and the sky of Sorrento, explore the historical ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum, and much more.

Puglia, a timeless beauty

The southern Italian region of Puglia occupies the “heel” of Italy’s ideal “boot”, and offers to the visitor a variegated landscape, excellent food and wine and one of the best Italian coastlines, characterized by sun-bleached sandy beaches. Visiting Puglia you’ll be swept away by a timeless beauty and a relaxing atmosphere of a region dotted with ancient fishing villages, tumbling olive groves and centuries old farmland. Stroll through the narrow streets of the gorgeous Alberobello, and you’ll be bewitched by its weird trulli, little whitewashed house with a dry-stone conical roof, listed as World Heritage Site by Unesco.

Cinque terre

The Cinque Terre are five gorgeous towns set along the cliffs of the Riviera di Levante, in Liguria, on the Gulf of La Spezia. Until the 1960s they were almost unknown and neglected by tourists because difficult to reach. Today there are three ways to see Cinque Terre: by boat, by train, or a combination of boat and/or train and hiking; as a result, you’ll be immersed into a breath-taking scenery plunged into an atmosphere of remote authenticity, with its with few roads, well preserved architecture and a network of stunning coastal and mountain paths set along the cliffs. The coastline is lined with adorable, candy-coloured houses, that you can admire in all their glory when exploring the riviera by boat.


No matter if you are a winter sport lover, a nature connoisseur or a gourmand: the beauty and diversity of Italian Dolomiti’s landscape will mesmerize you. The dramatic rocky rooftop, with its peculiar pink colour at sunset, offers one of the best mountain views in Europe. The contrast between the white cliffs and spires flecked with snow and the dazzling blue sky offers an unforgettable mountain experience. Not to mention the excellent cuisine, that blends the Italian culture and the Austrian tradition in a scrumptious mix. You can visit this region in winter time, visiting one of the gorgeous Christmas markets, or in Summer, to explore Braies lake. anyway, whenever you go, Dolomites will offer you an experience that you’ll never forget!

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