Art, history and mouth-watering cuisine

With thousands of years of history to be discover in well-loved cities, outstanding natural landscapes – from coast to countryside – world-renowned cuisine all within such easy reach of home, it’s no surprise Italy is one of our most popular destinations. Despite its popularity it is relatively easy to get off the beaten track here, you just need to journey south to the country’s ‘heel’ and explore the somewhat unique regions of Puglia and Basilicata.

Popular Regions in Italy

Mount Etna volcano

Sicily

17 hotels from £621

Good to know

Time difference:

GMT +1 hour

Capital:

Rome

Currency:

Euro

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