Italy is a country where history, art, fashion, food and la dolce intermingled so effortlessly. There are sunny island and electric blue surf, glacial lakes and scorching volcanoes, rolling vineyards and urban landscapes harbouring most UNESCO heritage site more than any other on earth.
Epicentre of the Roman Empire and birthplace of the Renaissance, this sun-kissed dazzling cultural cachets draw visitors to them like a moth to a flame. Many of the old clichés still ring true; once you’ve visited, you may never want to travel anywhere else. Look around at all the splendid palaces, paintings, churches and monuments. This country is an endless feast of experiences. From nibbling on Knodel in an Alto Adige chalet to exploring souk-like market streets in Sicily, the country is incomparable.
Ask an Italian where in the world they would most like to live, and the odds are that they will say “right here”. Indeed, most people – not just Italians – have raved about Italy since tourism began, and the country really does have it all: one of the most diverse and beautiful landscapes in Europe; the world’s greatest artistic treasures, the warmth of the Mediterranean, breath-taking landscapes, extraordinary variety of flavors. Its geography makes it masterpieces of Mother Nature, offers an extraordinary natural diversity. From the northern icy Alps and glacial lakes to the southern volcanic craters and the turquoise caverns, this is a place to do and see.