Italy- a place of longing that inspires with incredible diversity and beauty. It seems as if there is one picturesque place after the other, dreamlike islands and regions also invite you to enjoy a beautiful and varied holiday. It is above all the diverse landscape that makes many holidaymakers’ hearts beat faster. Cities like Rome, Milan, Venice and Florence are ideal for sightseeing and strolling. Get to know the historical sights here and immerse yourself in bygone times. Regions like Umbria or Tuscany attract with exciting discovery tours through the most beautiful regions of Italy. Here you can be active, but also relax in beautiful backdrops. Not to mention the wonderful Italian islands like Sicily, Sardinia and Calabria, whose paradisiacal beaches are the highlights of a beach holiday. La Dolce Vita – the motto is on the program throughout Italy and you will experience a very special flair in all regions. You should definitely try the culinary specialties alongside pizza, pasta and gelato. I tell you: the Italian cuisine will delight you.
In my free Italy travel guide I give you all the tips and important information about the popular holiday destination in the shape of a boot. So you can be sure that you are well informed for your next trip to Italy and that you will not miss anything.
Info about Italy
- Location: Southern Europe, on the Mediterranean, Thyrrenian, Ionian and Adriatic Seas, with borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, San Marino and the Vatican City
- Continent: Europe
- consisting of the boot-shaped mainland and numerous large and small islands
- Capital: Rome with 2.8 million inhabitants
- Official languages: Italian
- Population: 60.6 million (as of 2016)
- Currency: EURO
- Member of the European Union
- main airports: Verona, Pisa, Venice, Bari, Naples, Catania and Palermo in Sicily, Cagliari and Olbia in Sardinia, Turin, Florence, Rimini, Milan-Linate, Milan Malpensa, Rome-Fiumicino, Rome-Ciampino and a few others
- Time difference Italy: none
Discover new places in southern Italy
Insider tip southern Italy
Fantastic food, typical Italian flair and enchanting, historic villages make southern Italy an insider tip of the year. Here you will find everything a vacationer’s heart desires. Go on a journey to the European capital of culture Matera, where you can live in caves and stroll through small, pretty streets. Glide with the angel flight over the landscape of Basilicata and go on hiking tours. Take a vacation in small, sustainable agriturismi and try the many delicious slow food dishes of the regions of Apulia, Calabria and Basilicata.
Together with the Italian National Tourist Board I will show you the most beautiful corners of southern Italy – be sure to watch the new Guru on Tour video and browse through the many helpful tips and information in the articles. Let yourself be enchanted by Bella Italia.
Italy trips for every type of vacation
The nice thing about vacation is that everyone can plan and design it according to their ideas. Some want to spontaneously book a last minute package holiday, while others prefer to plan flights and accommodation separately. Would you like to rent a holiday home with your family or do you prefer the all-round service in the hotel? The decision is yours. Find your perfect Italy vacation now!
Short break in Italy
You don’t have that many vacation days, but you urgently need a break? Even if you can only travel for a few days, a short break in Italy is worthwhile. You can leave the stress of everyday life behind you and recharge your batteries under the Italian sun. A short trip to Italy is ideal for city trips to Venice, Rome or Florence as well as for a short beach vacation. Lake Garda also invites you to relax. Depending on where you want to travel and where you live, you can be in the diverse country by car within a few hours. On a short trip to Italy, however, it is often less stressful to travel to the holiday country by plane. As soon as you get off the plane, you can expect relaxing and eventful days away from home. For a short trip to Italy over the weekend, you hardly need any vacation days at work and can still treat yourself to a break. The following button leads you to the best offers. Offers presented for your short trip to Italy.
Rent a car in Italy – discover picturesque places
Italy is a diverse country, which can score with many beautiful regions and islands. There is a lot to explore during a vacation in Italy and therefore it is definitely worth booking a rental car in some regions. I can warmly recommend an Italy tour through beautiful Tuscany, Sardinia, Sicily or along some Italian lakes. Book your rental car for your Italy vacation and look forward to an exciting time. Alternatively, you also have the option of booking your package tour including a rental car in Italy.