Are you planning a trip to Italy? If so, be prepared to fall in love with this extraordinary country. The birthplace of the Roman Empire and the Renaissance, this European country is famous for its incredible food, rich historical sites, highly regarded art, beautiful small towns, and equally picturesque cities, countryside’s and coastlines.
Italy has a lot in store for you- the rolling landscapes of Tuscany, the sandy beaches of the Amalfi Coast, the fashion credentials of Milan, the ancient streets of Rome, the serene beauty of the Italian lakes, and much more! Everywhere in Italy is unique and has something special for each and every one.
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Italy boasts of its art treasures, charming towns, passionate people, and world-famous cuisine. It’s a country where you see some of the most iconic sites in the world- the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Colosseum and the Trevi Fountain, just to name but a few.
Artistic wonders can be found everywhere where you can enjoy a rich array of natural scenery, among which Cinque Terre, Sardinia, and the Dolomites boasts of incredible landscapes and fantastic hiking routes.
If you love architecture, you must surely visit the century-old temples, palaces and villas that showcase the masterpieces by Michelangelo. Spend a perfect evening enjoying a gondola ride with your loved one in Venice. If you want to taste different types of wine, a day trip to the Tuscany Winelands is a must.
You can spend your time in this rich land learning about the lives of the Romans, admiring the architecture, discovering the destruction caused by Mount Vesuvius at Pompeii, lazing alongside one of the many Italian lakes or at one of the beaches of the Amalfi Coast.
With its rich cuisine, this beautiful Mediterranean land offers countless famous and traditional must-eat foods like Caprese salad, Panzanella, Bruschetta, Risotto, and Lasagna. Italian cuisine is a must-try as it is the most popular cuisine and holds a special place in the hearts of all the travelers.
Italian cities offer many good day trips where you can explore more stunning locations and enjoy road-tripping to wineries and islands like Amalfi Coast, Capri Island and Tuscany being the most popular ones.
This vintage amphitheatre was raised by Emperor Vespasian of the Flavian dynasty in 72 AD and can hold more than 50,000 spectators with more than 80 doorways. Colosseum was once famous for games, gladiatorial combats, and wild animal fights. Don’t miss out on the museum, ancient structures, and an awesome view of the Roman forum.
Showcasing Baroque architecture, it is a mythical sculptural configuration of Neptune, the god of the sea, fringed by two Tritons. This fountain structure is a marvellous work of art and a must-see in the list of tourist places in Rome. Don’t forget to throw a coin in the water and make a wish!
It is a temple for all Roman Gods and was built in 126 AD. The same has also been the Roman Catholic Church since the 7th century. It is one of the most preserved buildings of Rome; it houses the remains of several illustrious figures, including Raphael.
One of the largest churches in the world and located at the place where Peter, the first pope, was crucified and buried. The church is historically significant as many renowned artists contributed to the design. Michelangelo designed the dome while Bernini designed the great St. Peter’s Square.
Founded by Pope Julius II in the 6th century, this marvelous Vatican museum is a living example of medieval art and sculptures. Located in Vatican City, this art museum comprises the spiral staircase, the Raphael Rooms, and the exquisitely decorated Sistine Chapel.
Dedicated to Saint Mary Nascent, Milan Cathedral is the largest cathedral in Italy. The roof is topped by 135 carved stone pinnacles and the exterior is decorated with 2,245 marble statues. Its dim interior is in striking contrast to the brilliant and richly patterned exterior, with its 52 gigantic pillars. It’s a must-visit place in Milan.
This opera house is designed in the neoclassical style by architect Giuseppe Piermarini. La Scala, the red-and-gold theatre is famous for its superb acoustics that reveals the true abilities of a singer, and attending a live show is a must there.
Take an Amalfi Coast tour from Naples and fall in love with the sun-kissed Mediterranean coast for its natural beauty, unique landscape, and beaches. The best time to visit Amalfi Coast is between April to October.
Enjoy a Gondola ride through the Murano, Burano, and Torcello Islands.
Tour the iconic Vatican Museum that showcases centuries-old masterpieces, sculptures, and paintings that are the epitome of Renaissance art. The ornate hallways with mosaics and motifs will steal your heart.
Gorge on authentic Neapolitan pizzas in Naples.
Take an Amalfi Coast tour and visit the sun-kissed Mediterranean coast for its natural beauty, unique landscape, and beaches. It offers a wide variety of water sports to indulge in!
Attend at least one opera performance to get a glimpse of the European culture.
Tour the wineries to sip on the finest wines in the Tuscan countryside.
Take a boat tour in Lake Como.
Visit Colosseum, which is known as the Flavian Amphitheatre and is mostly used for public entertainment arena.
Stroll along the magnificent St. Mark’s Square which includes places to visit like Basilica San Marco, the Doge's Palace, and the Correr Museum, etc.
Visit the Leaning Tower of Pisa to admire the most remarkable architectural structures.
Rome is a city that is proud of its ancient glorious heritage and it is drenched in history and Christianity. Rome tour packages offer art and history on every corner of the city and people are overwhelmed by all this magnificent city has to offer.
Venice is known for its waterways, gondolas, and Venetian Gothic architecture. In Venice, you can stroll along the lanes and by-lanes and enjoy the views from the quaint little bridges or take a gondola ride. You must explore the palaces and churches in your Venice tour which reflects the glorious past of the place.
Florence, the capital city of Tuscany, is a city with a rich historical and cultural heritage. The city boasts of historical ruins, churches, breath-taking architecture, theatrical performances, a Ballet Company, art and heritage and hundred-year-old paintings.
Milan is the country’s financial and fashion capital. It is known for its fashion, art and culture. Milan’s theatres, museums, and landmarks make it a popular tourist destination. You will be impressed by the shopping centres in Milan.
Located in the shadow of Mt. Vesuvius, Naples is the most densely populated city in Italy. It’s a dream city for all the history lovers as this city is filled with historical buildings, museums, and castles. An Amalfi Coast holidays and Capri Tourism is a must when in Naples.
(This is a SAMPLE itinerary. Our Italy tour packages from India are customisable to suit your preferences)
Day 1Arrive in Milan. Check in to the hotel. Spend the evening exploring the city on your own. Overnight in Milan.
Day 2On the second day, you take a city tour by bus to Gothic Milan Cathedral, the largest church in Italy. After that, proceed to La Scala opera house where you can explore its beautiful architecture and enjoy an opera performance. Overnight in Milan.
Day 3On the third day, you arrive in Venice by train. Check in to the hotel. The rest of the day you can spend exploring the city on your own. Overnight in Venice.
Day 4The fourth day includes a tour to the islands of Murano, Burano, and Torcello where you can enjoy the fantastic Gondola ride. Overnight in Venice.
Day 5In the afternoon, proceed for a walking tour around the city. Overnight in Venice.
Day 6Arrival at Florence by train. Check in to the hotel. Enjoy a tour of the Leaning Pisa in the afternoon. Overnight in Florence.
Day 7Proceed for a full day tour to Siena, San Gimignano, and Chianti in Tuscany. Overnight in Florence.
Day 8Arrival at Naples station by train. Transfer to the Amalfi Coast by car. Check in to the hotel. The evening is free at leisure. Overnight on the Amalfi coast.
Day 9Breakfast. Day at leisure. Overnight on the Amalfi coast.
Day 10Arrival at Capri. Check in to the hotel. Overnight in Capri.
Day 11Breakfast. Day at leisure. Overnight in Capri.
Day 12Arrival in Rome by train. Check in to the hotel. In the afternoon, proceed for Vatican Tour and St Peters Basilica. Overnight in Rome.
Day 13Proceed for a tour to Colosseum, Roman Forum, Piazza Navona, and Pantheon. Overnight in Rome.
Day 14Breakfast. Day free at leisure. Overnight in Rome.
Day 15Breakfast. Transfer to the Airport for the flight back home.
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Which cities in Italy should I visit?
To enjoy an unbelievable range of sights and experiences on your Europe tour, we recommend you to include the cities of Rome, Venice, Florence, Milan, and Naples. Get ready to experience the best of these cities in our packages offered on your trip to Italy.
Which is the most beautiful part of Italy?
From the world-class architecture and art treasures of the eternal city Rome to the magical canals of Venice, Tuscany’s rolling hills, and meadows to the Amalfi Coast’s breathtaking seascapes, Italy has it all. So, it would be really difficult to point out the most beautiful part of Italy.
Is it expensive to eat in Italy?
The prices of meals can vary in Italy. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. It depends on the type of restaurants and bistros you visit. The price of food in sit-down restaurants is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.
Can I speak English in Italy?
If you don’t know Italian, then English is the most preferred language to speak in Italy.
With all its beauty and magnificent scenery, Italy is a welcoming destination. Every part of this beautiful country has a lot to offer not only for sightseeing but also for road trips. So, what are you waiting for? Plan your Italy trip with Flying Squirrel Holidays and customise your Italy Tour Package from India according to your choices and preferences. Get in touch with our experts on +91 3340525777.
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