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Discover la dolce vita

Whatever you’re looking for on your short break, Italy has it covered. Offering a wealth of UNESCO World Heritage sights, art and shopping, our cities have so many experiences on offer that you’ll never want to leave.

Food and wine fans will be in their element here, with tasty pizza, pasta and local wines at very reasonable prices. World-famous fine dining restaurants are always on hand if you’re looking for something special. Don’t leave Italy without ticking off your bucket list.

Great times to visit

  • 21 April 2018: Natale di Roma, Rome. With fireworks and free entrance to various museums and historical sites, Rome celebrates its birthday with a bang. Don’t miss these festivities.
  • 12 – 13 May 2018: Festa della Sensa, Venice. Take to the seas during the Festa della Sensa where a colourful parade of boats of all shapes and sizes takes part in a regatta to celebrate the marriage between Venice and the sea.
  • 16 June 2018: Luminara di San Ranieri, Pisa. Before feasting the next day, locals take to the streets for this candlelit showcase. The illumination is a traditional event hosted annually.
  • 22 June – 1 September: Verona Opera Festival. The world’s third-largest theatre makes for a memorable location when watching opera under the stars.
  • 14 – 15 July 2018: Festival of the Redeemer, Venice. A local favourite, this festival sees thousands take to the Grand Canal in boats decorated with flowers and balloons. A gondola regatta follows the next day.
  • 16 July: Festa de Noantri, Rome. Held in one of Rome’s liveliest night quarters, this festival offers plenty of food, wine and dancing. The city’s grand bridges are a great spot to watch the procession along the Tiber.
  • 7 September: Festival of the Lanterns, Florence. A colourful procession of paper lanterns lights up the city to mark the Virgin Mary’s birthday. There’s also a huge market offering an array of delicious fresh produce.
  • 6 - 23 November: Rome Jazz Festival. Across November, you can get your fill of jazz concerts at the wonderful Auditorium Parco della Musica.
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