Visit the Italian Lakes
Late deals to Italy are relaxing and cultural, invigorating and captivating, with a diverse range of exciting things to see and do. Italy holidays offer stunning historical buildings, breathtaking natural scenery and popular beach resorts.
Flying into Venice Marco Polo airport in the north of the country, Italy opens up into the breathtaking Italian Lakes, the largest of which is Lake Garda. The perfect setting for every water sport imaginable, with a stunning mountainous backdrop and blankets of citrus trees and olive groves. If water sports sound too energetic, then take a cruise around the lake, during the day or on a romantically lit evening.
The nearby Venetian Riviera on the Adriatic coast, combines relaxing beaches with one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Chill out on the fantastic long beaches of Lido de Jesolo, with warm, clear waters and nearby Water Park and funfair. Then visit the romantic city of Venice, with over 100 islands linked by 400 bridges making a Gondola ride an absolute must. Its architectural beauty is astounding, soak up the atmosphere in St. Mark's Square, or marvel at the Bridge of Sighs.
The Tuscany Region of Italy on the Mediterranean coast, is home to one of the most famous landmarks in Italy; the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Follow Pisa’s heritage with its marvellous array of statues arranged like an al fresco gallery, the Academia Houses are home to the famous statue of David by Michelangelo, whose work is also found in art galleries alongside that of Titian, Caravaggio and Botticelli, sights you can't see anywhere else in the world. Take a trip into the stunning Tuscan countryside, where ancient castles intersperse the rambling vineyards, home to the famous Chianti wine.
Travelling south you will come across the history encased capital of Italy; Rome. Taking its name from its ancient inhabitants, the Romans, this stunning city offers endless possibilities for sightseeing and you could easily drown in its sea of historical features including The Vatican City, Sistine Chapel, The Coliseum, Trevi fountain and multitude of museums, monuments, galleries and Roman ruins. Rome is also an ideal destination for a city break.
Quick Italy Tips
The currency for Italy is the Euro
UK passort holders do not require a visa to visit Italy
The flight time from the UK is approximately 3 hours
Italy is famous for its wonderful cuisine, so whichever board option you select, make sure you try to visit some of the traditional restaurants
for some succulent varieties of pasta and other local delicacies. It's not all about pizza and ice cream on holidays to Italy!
One of Italy's most famous landmarks is the Leaning Tower of Pisa, now leaning nearly 13 feet to one side, a truly amazing structure. Don't forget to take an iconic picture of you and your friends trying to hold it up!
As expected, the national language here is Italian, however English is widely used, but the locals will be impressed if you try to speak in their native tongue.
Football is the favoured sport of most Italians, followed by Formula One motor racing.