Top destinations to visit in Italy
Best places to visit in Italy for first time and regular visitors
Italy is without any doubt one of the most fascinating travel destinations in the world; along its 1300 km you can find all sort of landscapes, from Alpine to Mediterranean and of course the countless, astonishing treasures of art and architecture.
You can enjoy a trip to Italy in any season of the year: be it in Winter, for alpine skiing or winter sports in the Dolomites, springtime, to enjoy a fascinating tour among the Art cities, summer to head to your favourite seaside destination or autumn, to enjoy a trip in the inland and discover the beauty of the fall and its delicious seasonal specialties.
Italy is as well a kid-friendly country, if you plan a trip with your family, your children will always be more than welcome. If you plan to visit more than one destination in your trip to Italy, you can easily use the national railway network: fast trains links most of the majors Italian cities, whereas frequent regional trains allow you to reach also smaller towns.
It's impossible to cover all of the beauties of Italy in just one trip, but you can find here a few travel suggestions to make the best out of your Italian trip: forget the hit and run journey, take your time to explore and discover the most of each destination, at your own pace!
Venice - If it's your first time in Italy, you can't miss a visit to one of the most extraordinary cities in the world. Founded in 421, totally built on water and entirely pedestrian, is a unique combination of stunning architecture, precious works of art (the Gallerie dell'Accademia are one of the most important art museums in Europe) and an incredible and fragile ecosystem, the Venetian lagoon, host of native species of flora and fauna. Venice is a town which requires you to slow your pace, adapt to its unique daily routine and take the time to admire its immediate and hidden wonders. That is why we suggest accommodations in Venice that favor a longer stay.
Siusi allo Sciliar, Dolomites - This little gem in the Alps is the perfect combination of beautiful Alpine landscape, fun outdoor activities in all seasons of the year and delicious local gastronomy. Perfect for a family trip, it's easily reachable from the town of Bolzano by public coach route. The stunning sight of Schlern mountain and its forests will greet you every day and a cable car will take you to Seiseralm, the widest plateau in Europe, site of beautiful hiking trips for all levels. Check here our suggestion for a perfect location for your accommodation in beautiful Siusi allo Sciliar.
Castelletto Ticino, Piedmont - You will be instantly charmed by this peaceful village surrounded by the Ticino river, the hills and Lake Maggiore. A perfect destination for all watersport lovers as well as cyclists: beautiful bycicle lanes allow you to ride along the Ticino river and reach even far away towns like Pavia and Milano. Piedmont is one of the best known regions in Italy for their local wines like Barbera, Nebbiolo and Barolo: take the chance to taste all local specialties! Check our favourite choice of accommodation in Castelletto Ticino and fully enjoy a relaxing stay along the river.
Treviso - Often overshadowed by the fame of Venice, Treviso is a town which deserves to be discovered, too. A quiet and neat provincial town in the Veneto region, it offers the beauty of its historical centre, with monuments and museums, as well as a charming surrounding landscape. Included in the Prosecco region, Treviso is the ideal starting point for daily bike trips as well as wine tasting tours. If you dream to lodge at a beautiful historic mansion, check our suggestion for a splendid accommodation in Treviso and enter the charm of the most ancient area of this beautiful town!