The best hotels in Italy

Our world-travelled experts have chosen and selected the finest luxury hotels in Italy for you. Each property combines 5 star comfort, quality and service with unbeatable locations and activities. All you have to do is pick one and you'll be away in your own world of luxury in no time.

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Destination guide to Italy:

Italy is the ultimate choice for a luxury weekend escape. Whether you want the excitement of Rome, the romance of Venice or the beauty of Florence there is something for all tastes.


Italy is the home of Renaissance art, beautiful fresh cooking and delicious Tuscan wine. The architecture across the country is known for its beauty and design. The appeal of luxury spa breaks in the countryside is equal to the lure of 5 star city adventures. The thousands of years of history may take more than one trip to experience, but that just means you will have to book another holiday to one of the beautiful Italian regions.


Italian cuisine is world renowned and authentic local cooking tastes better than anything you have experienced before.

  1. Pitta Gola in Florence - Pitta Golais the perfect venue for a romantic evening of great wine and fantastic food when visiting Florence. A different kind of dining experience will centre your meal on wine tasting, sampling delicious Tuscan wine which is complimented by a tapas style menu.
  2. Riveria in Venice - For a chance to experience fine dining with exceptional views of Venice, the Riveria is the choice for a special occasion. Situated directly by the canal, reserve ‘front line’ seats and sample the fresh seafood.
  3. Gelateria Valentino in Rome - When in Rome you must try the best gelato in the city at Gelateria Valentino. The huge range of flavours means you will struggle not to go back for a second helping.
  4. Don Pedro in Naples - The authentic Mediterranean menu is served in picturesque surroundings with breathtaking views of Vesuvius. The location is often used for weddings and would be perfect for any kind of celebration.

The history and culture that Italy has to offer is astonishing and would be impossible to fit into one trip, let alone one destination guide. However here a few keys picks that are a must:

  1. The Vatican - Home to the Roman Catholic Church, the Vatican offers vast amounts of history, architecture and archives. Highlights include St Peter’s Basilica, the Sistine Chapel and Piazza San Pietro.
  2. Uffizi Gallery - Located in Florence, Galleria Degli Uffizi is one of the top museums in the world, housing works by Da Vinci, Michelangelo and Botticelli (to name a few).
  3. Basilica di San Marco - This epitomises the beauty of Venice with its stunning mosaics and glorious stone structure. Sitting in Piazza San Marco the magnificent building is a must see.
  4. Trevi Fountain - The Trevi Fountain is a popular proposal destination, so where better to visit on a special romantic getaway in Rome? Revel in the breathtaking artistry and toss a coin into the fountain to ensure you will return to Rome one day.

Here are a few key activities to enjoy in Italy:

  1. Shopping in Milan - The haven for every shopping addict, Milan is a world leader in fashion. For all the fashion powerhouses like Armani and D&G visit the Quadrilatero d'Oro ('rectangle of gold') to feel like you are on your own fashion shoot.
  2. Gondola rides in Venice - For the ultimate romantic Italian getaway, travel by gondola along the famous Venetian waterways. The Grand Canal is surrounded by breathtaking renaissance architecture for you to enjoy.
  3. Beaches on the Amalphi Coast - Away from the bustling Italian cities there are beautiful beaches to be enjoyed. Amalphi coast offers great locations for romantic beach breaks by the glistening Mediterranean ocean.

Florence, Tuscany, Italy