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Best things to do in Italy

Best things to do in Italy

Italy is the most popular country on our website. Millions of you look for information on the best things to do and see in Italy. Of course you want to discover the main cities such as Milan, Rome, Florence, but you also want to discover the hidden gems of Italy, the most beautiful beaches of Italy or exceptional destinations like the island of Monte Isola.

 

More than anything, you want to live unforgettable, unique, authentic experiences. Choose from our best things to do in Italy offer. Book your flights and hotel and share your trip with us on social networks.

 

 


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Explore the islands of Murano, Torcello & Burano

 

The lagoon of Venice is a world-famous destination, it is lovers’ favourite destination together with Paris. Of course, you can visit Venice like hundreds of thousands of travellers and buy your tickets for the main museums of the city. You can also decide, like experienced travellers, to discover a little more by thinking outside the box.

 

Explore the islands of Burano, Torcello and Murano where your boat will take you. Burano is known for its colourful houses, its canals and the know-how of its inhabitants especially for the manufacture of amazing lace. Murano is famous for the manufacture of blown glasses. The most extravagant candlesticks in the world and the most expensive ones, those adorning the most luxurious palaces were often made in Murano. Finally, Torcello is the perfect place to breathe away from the crowds of Venice since the island of Torcello has only 15 inhabitants; yet it is one of the most authentic and charming islands of this Lagoon.

 

How to get there: Book your flights to Venice and your hotel at the best price

 

Where to stay: Be original and treat yourself to a night or two on Burano Island. One of Burano's favourite hotels is the "Tiffany Home" with its colourful and fresh decor.

 


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A street food tour in Rome with a local guide

 

Rome is a very touristy city: it is one of the cities that hosts the largest number of tourist in the world after Paris and London. It can be difficult to find authentic traditional shops by oneself and the risk is great to fall into tourist traps.

 

To avoid this and discover the best addresses in Rome, treat yourself to a street food tour. You will taste more than 5 local specialties and you will visit amazing places and encounter the most beautiful monuments of the Italian capital along this street food tour.

 

Prosciutto, Italian cheeses, truffles and regional wines await you.

 

How to get there: Book your flights to Rome as well as your accommodation at the best price.

 

Where to stay: For its location but also its excellent rating from travellers, we recommend booking at the "Tritone Top House”, 5 minutes from the Trevi Fountain in the heart of the city.

 


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Spend an unforgettable day discovering the citrus groves in Amalfi

For two hours you will walk in the valley of the Mills in Amalfi. You will discover the lemon groves and learn the secrets of making Limoncello, this famous Italian aperitif.

 

Let yourself be enchanted by the scent of lemon trees, enjoy snacks made with local lemons and admire the most sublime landscapes of the Almafitan coast. If lemons are not in season, we offer dozens of other activities to discover the treasures of the Amalfi Coast.

 

How to get there: Book your flights to Naples (1h by car) and your hotel in Amalfi or Positano, two hidden gems of Italy.

 

Where to stay: Our favourite hotel in Amalfi is the "NH Collection Grand Hotel Convento di Amalfi". Stay in this tastefully renovated former monastery.

 


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A day trip to Cinque Terre

A few years ago, Cinque Terre was one of Italy's best kept secret destinations. With Instagram things have changed. Cinque Terre, which includes five beautiful and photogenic villages, is visited every year by travellers from all over the world.

 

Located 1 hour from Genoa airport, Cinque Terre offers totally different landscapes, landscapes of fairy tales. We offer different excursions to Cinque Terre, some from Florence or Milan. An all-inclusive perfect day-trip with transport, visit of Monterosso and Vernazza and entrance fee to via dell'Amore.

 

How to get there: Book your flights to Genoa Airport (1h50 min by car), your hotel at the best price and enjoy unique experiences in Italy.

 


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A cruise at Lake Garda on sunset

Lake Garda is one of the favourite places of the Italian nobility and Hollywood stars like Georges Clooney. Located just 1h30 from Milan, Lake Garda is one of the most beautiful places in Italy.

 

Enjoy a sunset to discover the most gorgeous villages that surround this mythical lake. You are on holiday, a glass of Prosecco in hand, the sun illuminates the most beautiful monuments and the most impressive facades of the cities of Sirmione or Malcesine.

 

How to get there: Book your flights to Milan (1h30 by car) as well as your hotel at the best price in Milan or around Lake Garda.

 

Where to stay: One of travellers and stars’ favourite hotels is the hotel "Splendido Bay luxury Spa Resort".

 

 


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Explore Venice with a local guide

Venice is exactly the kind of destination that is worth exploring with a local guide. The risk in exploring Venice alone is to miss out on all that makes the charm of this destination and to see only places frequented by tourists.

 

Your guide will obviously show you the essentials but also the small traditional shops and restaurants known only to the inhabitants of Venice.

 

How to get there: Book your flights to Venice and your accommodation at the best price in Venice.

 

Where to stay: "Riva Palacce Apartments" is not the cheapest accommodation but one of the most beautiful apartments in Venice.

 


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Full-day boat trip to the Islands of La Maddalena

The islands of La Maddalena are located in the north of Sardinia, 3 hours drive from Alghero airport (4 hours from Cagliari airport). Once there, treat yourself to an unforgettable experience by booking a boat trip to discover the most beautiful places on these islands. You can stay on the islands of La Maddalena by booking your accommodation at the best price from our offer of more than 30 establishments available.

 

How to get there: You can reach the islands of La Maddalena from Rome airport by plane or ferry. If you choose to fly, simply book a flight to Rome from your departure destination and add a domestic flight to Olbia airport. Once in Olbia you will take the bus to Palau from where a ferry goes to La Maddalena every 30 minutes. 

 

Where to stay: We recommend you book at the "Grand Hotel Ma & Ma Resort" where each room has a balcony with sea view.

 

 


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A day dream in Gardaland Amusement Park

 

In the province of Veneto, 1h30 from Venice, 1h45 from Milan and 1h30 from Bologna, Gardaland is one of the best amusement parks in Europe. Located in Castelnuovo del Garda, next to Lake Garda (the name "Gardaland" comes from its proximity to Lake Garda), this park offers 40 incredible attractions for a day of thrills. To avoid queuing and enjoying a full day of fun, book your skip-the-line ticket today.

 

How to get there: Book your flights to Milan or Venice and travel by train or car (1h30) to discover Gardaland.

 

 


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From Florence: small group of wine tasting tour to Tuscany

 

Come explore Tuscany, a region whose landscapes have been ranked among the most beautiful landscapes in Europe

 

One of our favourite activities is a winery tour that will take you from Florence to the heart of the Tuscan vineyards. You will discover the village of Montalcino and meet a local producer of "Brunello" this typical wine made only in Tuscany. Do not worry about anything as the price includes everything. Your guide will pick you up in Florence, you will taste delicious wine and visit the best cellars. A lunch made in Tuscany is also planned as well as a visit of the medieval village of Montalcino.

 

How to get there: Book your flights to Florence and your hotel, apartment, guesthouse, B&B, at the best price and treat yourself to unforgettable experiences by booking your tours and activities in Tuscany.

 

 


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Explore the beautiful Island of Capri

Treat yourself to a full-day tour to discover the most beautiful places of Capri. During this day you can visit the Piazza Umberto and the Gardens of August, visit the "Blue Grotto", the blue cellars hidden under the rocks that shelter  intensely blue waters.

 

You will also climb to the top of Mount Solaro where you can enjoy spectacular views.

 

How to get there: Book your flights to Naples and your hotel at the best price in Naples, Sorrento or Amalfi. A beautiful day of expedition to Capri  starts in one of these three ports. You can also decide to stay on the island of Capri.

 

Where to stay: "Villa Brunella" is one of the most popular hotels in Capri.

 


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Climb to the top of St Mark's Bell Tower

 

St. Mark's Bell Tower is one of the symbols of Venice. Buy your skip-the-line tickets and you'll spend more time at the top of the tower admiring the view of Venice than in the queue staring at your feet.

 

You will be able to see the 5 big bells and learn about their function and how they have been punctuating the life of the Venetians for centuries.

 

How to get there: Book your flights to Venice and your accommodation at the best price.

 

Where to stay: Near St. Mark's Square, 200 metres from the basilica, "Casa Marco Polo" is one of Venice's favourite accommodations.

 


 

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