Experience idyllic Italy with a great value break from lastminute.com
Italy is a country that genuinely has it all. From world famous fashion and art to spectacular, diverse countryside that takes your breath away, Italy is an unforgetable experience.
What you’ll find on your lastminute.com holiday to Italy
The first thing you’ll find is food, and lots of it! This is the country that is responsible for some of the worlds most loved and most iconic dishes. Pizza, stone baked crispy and delicious, covered in the freshest local produce from buffalo mozzarella to artichokes. Pastas and salads so vibrant, colourful, healthy and delicious they’ll make your eyes pop, all rounded off with one of Italy’s world famous wines of course. This country really is a gastranomic paradise and each region has its very own specialities, all out there waiting to be discovered!
Once you are full to bursting point you will be spoiled for choice by the number of superb galleries and heritage sights hidden round every corner. The country, in fact, has 44 recognised and celebrated cultural hotspots and the well reputed major players, Florence, Rome and Venice are home to majorty of them. Having said that, each little village and unassuming town square seems to be home to a beautiful little church or a finely sculpted statue. Sometimes it’s the little things that take you by surprise in Italy that are as nice as the things you find in the major galleries and museums.
If its shopping that floats your boat then Milan, the country’s fashion capital and home to the largest financial district is where to visit. The range of exclusive boutiques and cafes is impressive, but maybe not the place to look for a bargain!
If you prefer to keep active and want to burn off some of that pizza, then the naturally varied landscape of Italy will not disappoint. Sardinia’s golden coast provides opportunities to dive, snorkell, fish and sail or in stark contrast you could always opt to ski in the alps. If hiking, biking or just having a gentle stroll is more your speed then the Dolomites provide some spectacular views. Regardless of your preferences you’ll find something to keep you out of trouble!
What a lastminute.com holiday to Italy is really all about
Whether you are a lover of high paced, action packed holidays, or for sitting back with a coffee watching the world go by, Italy will more than exceed your expectations. This is a country of contrasts, with so much of its culture known well around the world it is great to see where some of these great traditions started, and even better to discover some unknown sights, sounds and tastes all on your own. A lastminute.com holiday to Italy is all about relaxation and enjoyment so, regardless of what you need to unwind and have fun, Italy is the place to find it.