In this breathtaking country of art, ancient history, top-notch cuisine, unique architecture, exquisite views, and abundant wine, Italy is the ideal destination for you. With mild temperatures and smaller crowds, April through June, September, and October are the best months to explore Italy,
From the small villages dotting the Lake Como region to the big cities full of art, architecture, fine dining, and fashion, northern Italy offers old-world culture mixed with modern cities and historic destinations. Shop in style in Milan, and while there tour the fourth largest cathedral in the world. In Venice, ride on a gondola through the lovely canals.
When it comes to spectacular settings, it's hard to beat southern Italy, with its grand peaks, sweeping valleys, and miles of gorgeous coastline.See the Catacombs of the Capuchins, shop for local treasures at the Ballaro street market in Palermo. Attend the cathedral at San Giorgio dei Genovesi, where Sicily's kings and queens are laid to rest. Visit the cathedral of Messina at noon to see the world's largest animated clock in action. Stroll over to Piazza Armerina, a town with an amazing hilltop view. Finally, take in the marvel of Mount Etna, the largest active volcano in Europe. Our Active Travel team can make recommendations for this once in lifetime Italian getaway.