Think of Italy and the mind immediately conjures up images of romance and style: of sipping espresso and enjoying a post-dinner ice-cream; of effortlessly drifting along the canals of Venice and riding pillion around Rome on a Lambretta; of browsing the boutiques of Milan and taking in the Renaissance Masters in Florence's great Uffizi. Much like its European neighbours, Italy is a country as diverse as you can get: from the snow-capped peaks of the Alps and Dolomites in the north and the rolling landscapes of Tuscany, to the beautiful coastline resorts of Portofino, Puglia and the Amalfi Coast and the stunning cities, saturated in history and culture. It is simply impossible to do Italy justice in such few words. All we can suggest is that you experience its magic for yourselves.
See below for a selection of our suggested luxury hotels and resorts in Italy and contact our European travel specialist, Jackie Slaughter, on: +44 (0)1242 787 808 to arrange your tailor-made holiday.