About Rest of Italy
Fashion, history and culture; just a few reasons to visit ItalyArt, history, culture and romance awaits you in Italy. Try Venice, which is a fairytale city of narrow canal streets and ornate bridges. Float down waterways in a gondola looking out for the palaces and pretty churches.
The capital of Rome offers 3000 years of history and has vast opportunities for sightseeing as well as enjoying the bustling atmosphere.
Take a trip to Milan, a fashion lover's paradise where new meets old; a perfect combination of sophistication and interesting exploration.
Situated in the northeastern part of Italy, The Dolomites form part of a stunning mountain range and it's a great place to try your hand at mountain trekking with an organised tour.
Time Difference: GMT +2 hours
Italy enjoys four seasons, although winters in the south of the country can be extremely mild with temperatures tending not to fall below 15 degrees.
The months of July to September offer the hottest months with temperatures reaching 30 degrees Celsius.
In winter (December to February) temperatures can dip to almost zero.
Most rainfall is from November to April.
Leisure & Activities
Capital of the Tuscany region, Florence is the home to many masterpieces of art and architecture. The Duomo Cathedral stands tall with its’ Renaissance dome towering over the city. Another world famous land-mark is the Ponte Vecchio which is a Medieval stone bridge spanning the Arno River and features a walkway lined with jewellery shops.
The most romantic city in the world, Venice, is built on more than 100 small islands in a lagoon in the Adriatic Sea. What is more romantic than drifting along the Venice canals on board a gondola being serenaded by the gondolier. Other sites to see in this great city include the Rialto Bridge, St Marks Square and the Doge’s Palace.
There are few cities in the world which can match the experience of visiting Italy’s capital city, Rome. It is crammed with influential art, culture and fascinating history. The Roman architecture is mesmerizing with such iconic structures such as the Colossium, and The Forum. There’s also the Vatican City with St Peter’s Basilica.